Events For 03/30/2017

Thu. Mar. 30

UW-Stout Emeritus, Rob Price

UW-Stout School of Art & Design Emeritus, Rob Price will show charcoal/pastel drawings from images of his recent travels across the U.S..Refreshments will be served at the reception.

The Barrel Room Wine Bar 320 Main St. E., Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

6am-8pm Thu. Mar. 30

Madison Action Day with JONAH

Join JONAH (Joining Our Neighbors Advancing Hope) as we travel to Madison to meet with our legislators. An opportunity to meet one-on-one to discuss issues important to you. An organized morning program, lunch and then a walk to the capitol building.

Bus Leaves From Immanuel Lutheran Church 3214 Golf Rd, Eau Claire

Cost: $35; includes lunch and bus ride

Age: All ages

6:30-7:30am Thu. Mar. 30

Action City Airobics

AIRobics offers a low impact workout that can improve your balance, coordination and circulation. You can can also burn up to 1,000 calories an hour. AIRobics is open to men and women of all ages and skill levels. Space is limited (first come, first serve).

Action City 2402 Lorch Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $10 per person, or $39.99 for 5 classes

8:30am-4pm Thu. Mar. 30

Leading Intentional Customer Service

This hands-on session will cover best practices and proven techniques for creating and delivering exceptional customer service through effective leadership.

Holiday Inn South 4751 Owen Ayres Court, Eau Claire

Cost: $600

9-10am Thu. Mar. 30

YogaRoom Flow - All Levels Yoga

Looking for a Yoga class that checks all the boxes? This is it! You will work every part of your body building strength, fluidity and balance while linking breath to continuous movement.

The Yoga Room - Eau Claire Yoga Studio 2839 Mall Dr #1, Eau Claire

Cost: $15 Drop or Unlimited Monthly Membership only $80

9-9:55am Thu. Mar. 30

Zumba with Emily

Zumba is a Latin based, shake your booty aerobic workout.

Dragonfly Dance and Wellness 308 North Barstow, Eau Claire

Cost: $5

Age: Age 12+

9-11:30am Thu. Mar. 30

Family Fun Zone

Children and parents enjoy open play on the large turf field filled with numerous toys, games, sports equipment, inflatables, and dress up clothes. Organized activities are also offered at different times each morning which children may participate in if they choose or continue with open play.

Eau Claire Indoor Sports Center 3456 Craig Road, Eau Claire

Cost: $4/child, adults are FREE

Age: Families of children age 0 to 6

9:15-10am Thu. Mar. 30

Lilypad Lab: Busy Bodies

Busy Bodies is a 6 week class for all kids ages 18mos-6yrs and their adult to come have fun and move, move, move! Classes will consist of stretching, action songs, moving with props, dancing, basic tumbling, group movements and obstacle courses.

Lily Pad Lab 1620 Ohm Ave (In the EC Music School), Eau Claire

Cost: $40 for 6 weeks, Drop in $8

Age: Age 1.5-6

9:30-11:30am Thu. Mar. 30

Play & Learn

You and your child will enjoy free play, songs, dancing, stories, crafts & snacks. Here you will find playing & learning go hand in hand. Come & experience learning through the eyes of your child.

River Source Family Center 403 High Street, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: Ages Birth to age 5

10am-4pm Thu. Mar. 30

Wellness Days for Hmong Elders

Each 4-hours wellness days includes an exercise class, healthy lunch, health-related presentations, and unstructured social time. The goal is to enhance Hmong elders' quality of life by providing programming that reduces social isolation, increases physical and mental health literacy, and improve English proficiency.

Boys and Girls Club of the Greater Chippewa Valley, Mary Marquart Center 201 E Lake St, Eau Claire

10am-5pm Thu. Mar. 30

Charles Matson Lume "I Do Not Have To See In Order To Believe"

UW-Stout School of Art & Design Professor, Charles Lume will have the reception for his sabbatical exhibition, I Do Not Have to See to Believe (for W.S. Merwin) an installation of various objects and mediums that manipulate light.

Furlong Gallery 178 Micheels Hall, UW-Stout, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10am-5pm Thu. Mar. 30

The Art of Hugh Mandelert - A Retrospective

Retrospective showing of original artwork of Chippewa Falls-born artist Hugh Mandelert including fabric design swatches, early portraits, and landscape paintings. Private collection. Select pieces available for purchase through B-Framed Galleries.

B-Framed Galleries 313 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10:15-10:35am Thu. Mar. 30

L.E. Phillips Library: Little Movers Storytime

For babies that love to move! Lap bounces, rhymes, songs and bubbles. Followed by social and play time for caregivers and babies.

L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library 400 Eau Claire St, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: Age 12-24 months

10:30-11:30am Thu. Mar. 30

Liliy Pad Lab: ABC’s for 2s and 3s

ABC’s for 2s and 3s is a fun step into exploring letters, numbers, and shapes. 2 and 3 year old children and their parents will enjoy open exploration time, songs, stories, sensory play and art.

Lily Pad Lab 1620 Ohm Ave (In the EC Music School), Eau Claire

Cost: $40 for 6 weeks, Drop in $8 (call ahead)

Age: Age 2 & 3

10:30-11am Thu. Mar. 30

Create a Moon Surface

Long ago, meteorites, asteroids, and comets crashed into the surface of the moon forming craters: big holes in the ground. Join the Museum all week to create your own lunar surface, full of craters.

Children's Museum of Eau Claire 220 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

10:30-11:30am Thu. Mar. 30

Special Book Club Discussion: "Angels Don't Get Tattoos"

The author of "Angels Don't Get Tattoos" will be at this special book club discussion. Angels Don't Get Tattoos is filled with anger, revenge, sadness, shame, fear, and love.

Augusta Senior and Community Center 616 West Washington St., Augusta

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

11am-1pm Thu. Mar. 30

Lunch Break Skate

Free Skate Rentals.

Hobbs Ice Arena 915 Menomonie St., Eau Claire

Cost: $3 or City Pass

Age: All Ages

11-11:30am Thu. Mar. 30

Art Class: Surprise

Join the CMEC's March Artist-in-Residence Kristine Crowe for a lesson in painting with surprise supplies.

Children's Museum of Eau Claire 220 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

noon-1pm Thu. Mar. 30

Universal Yoga

Universal Yoga is an authentic system of yoga. Goals of practice include increasing strength, flexibility, balance, coordination, will power, energy level, and finding stillness of the mind. Classes are appropriate for beginners to seasoned practitioners.

PRAJNA pilates | yoga | beyond 705 S. Barstow Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $15; or punch card

Age: 16+

noon-8pm Thu. Mar. 30

The Artist Eye Art Exhibit

Break winter’s humdrum by enjoying some fresh art at Galaudet Gallery’s first art exhibit of 2017 The Artist’s Eye. Over 1500 square feet of gallery space found in the four rooms of Galaudet Gallery in downtown Eau Claire.

Galaudet Gallery LLC 618 South Farwell, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

noon-6pm Thu. Mar. 30

200 Main: Jo Burke + Jody Balow + Lissa Siedow

Gallery and Studios in downtown Eau Claire. Featuring artwork for purchase by Jo Burke, Jody Balow and home decor by Lissa Siedow, we also host local visiting artists and frequent receptions to celebrate the arts in our community.

200 Main - Gallery & Studios 200 Main St., Eau Claire

12:30pm Thu. Mar. 30

PiYo Express

30 minute PiYo workout a great way to get it in during your lunch break.

Pure Fitness 4 You 1423 South Hastings Way, Eau Claire

Cost: $5

1-6pm Thu. Mar. 30

Community Acupuncture Clinic

Community Acupuncture Clinic open every Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday. Call ahead to reserve your place.

Classic Acupuncture 2711 Pleasant St. Suite 1H, Eau Claire

Cost: $30-$35 sliding scale fee

Age: 18+

1-2pm Thu. Mar. 30

Chair Yoga

Whether you are coming back from a period of inactivity, rehab-ing after an injury or surgery, or trying to maintain your current state of freedom in movement, using a chair for support is a great way to stay in the flow of life.

L.E. Phillips Senior Center 1616 Bellinger St., Eau Claire

Cost: Drop in to your first class for free, $5 Senior Center Member, $7 Non-Member

Age: 50+

1:10-2pm Thu. Mar. 30

Pranayama Yoga (Breath Control)

The powerful benefits from learning breath control are often overlooked in most Western yoga classes. If you would like to gain energy, get out of the 'fight or flight' mode most of us are in from stressful lives, and prepare for meditation, then this is the class for you.

PRAJNA pilates | yoga | beyond 705 S. Barstow Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $15, or punch card

Age: 18+

1:30-3:30pm Thu. Mar. 30

Beginning Watercolors

If you have never painted in watercolor and have always wanted to learn how, this is your chance. The very basics of this art medium will be explored and beautiful creations will happen. Come and experience a new adventure in art and have fun while making new friends.

L.E. Phillips Senior Center 1616 Bellinger St., Eau Claire

Cost: $20 menbers /$30 non-members

2-2:30pm Thu. Mar. 30

Art Class: Surprise

Join the CMEC's March Artist-in-Residence Kristine Crowe for a lesson in painting with surprise supplies.

Children's Museum of Eau Claire 220 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

2-4pm Thu. Mar. 30

Stained Glass Garden Chimes

Participants will have their choice of creating a wind chime from either a depression era plate or a piece of driftwood as a base. Next pieces of stained glass and glass beads are added to create a unique piece of art. This project is one that you will want to keep for yourself or give as a special gift.

Wise Nature Center, Beaver Creek Reserve S1 Cty Rd. K, Fall Creek

Cost: $20 Members, $25 Nonmembers; register by Mar. 24

3:30-4pm Thu. Mar. 30

Create a Moon Surface

Long ago, meteorites, asteroids, and comets crashed into the surface of the moon forming craters: big holes in the ground. Join the Museum all week to create your own lunar surface, full of craters.

Children's Museum of Eau Claire 220 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

5-7pm Thu. Mar. 30

Habla en la Cabra

Practice your Spanish with other area Spanish speakers and help others practice their English. All levels welcome, no registration necessary. Brought to you by El Centro de Conexion de Chippewa Valley.

The Goat Coffee House 336 Water St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

5-5:55pm Thu. Mar. 30

Zumba with Emily

Zumba is a Latin based, shake your booty aerobic workout.

Dragonfly Dance and Wellness 308 North Barstow, Eau Claire

Cost: $5

Age: Age 12+

5-7pm Thu. Mar. 30

Opening for Visiting Astists, David Knowlton and Julie Seymour

Well-established painter David Knowlton and goldsmith Julie Seymour are 200 Main's newest Visiting Artists. Celebrate their opening on both Thursday and Saturday. Live music and snacks. View their other great artists, Jo Burke, Barbara Shafer and Tim Brudnicki.

200 Main Gallery and Studios 200 Main Street (corner of Main and Graham), Eau Claire

5:30pm Thu. Mar. 30

Pound Fitness Class

Pound is an amazing FUN group fitness class that is inspired by drumming. Come rock out and work out at the same time.

Pure Fitness 4 You 1423 South Hastings Way, Eau Claire

Cost: $8

5:30-6:30pm Thu. Mar. 30

Men's Yoga

Whether you have been an athlete all your life, never stretched, and are now feeling the aches and pains; or you sit at a desk or in a car a lot; or you do physical repetitive labor all day, this is for you.

PRAJNA pilates | yoga | beyond 705 S. Barstow Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $15, or punch card

Age: 16+

5:30-6:30pm Thu. Mar. 30

Zumba with Z.Vida Fitness

Z.Vida Fitness is co-owned by Cindy & Emily Peterson, licensed Zumba Fitness instructors who have been dancing to the Zumba beat since 2009. Cindy, Emily and their team of awesome Zumba instructors are dedicated to bringing you the best Zumba classes in the area.

Z.Vida Fitness @ The Center 3701 E. Clairemont Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $5

Age: 7+

5:30-6pm Thu. Mar. 30

Create a Moon Surface

Long ago, meteorites, asteroids, and comets crashed into the surface of the moon forming craters: big holes in the ground. Join the Museum all week to create your own lunar surface, full of craters.

Children's Museum of Eau Claire 220 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

5:30-8:30pm Thu. Mar. 30

Dinner Jazz: Tim Sullivan

Since graduating from Memorial High School in 2002, Tim's musical journey has taken him around the world. Living in Chicago, New Orleans, and New York City, he has been fortunate to work with a wide array of artists, ranging from Aretha Franklin to the Marsalis Family to nearly a dozen NEA Jazz Masters.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6-7:15pm Thu. Mar. 30

Dance Routine Class

Are you ready to put those skills to the test? It's time to learn a Hip Hop Funk routine and perform it for loved ones at the end of the session! Prerequisite: child must have been in at least 1 technique class. To register or for more details, stop by or call the Altoona Parks & Recreation Office.

Altoona City Park Recreation Center 2303 Garfield Ave., Altoona

Cost: $20 or $40/Resident of Altoona; $25 or $45/Non-Resident of Altoona

Age: 4-12 years old

6-8:30pm Thu. Mar. 30

Wine & Whimsy

Wine and Whimsy is a workshop with friends in front of a canvas with a glass of wine. A professional instructor will guide you through the painting of your very own masterpiece. If you have always wanted to learn to paint, but don't know where to begin, this is the experience for you.

Eau Claire Regional Arts Center 316 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Cost: $35

Age: All Ages

6-7pm Thu. Mar. 30

Speed & Agility Class with Kyle Stelter

Train with coach Stelter to improve your speed and agility.

Eau Claire Sport Warehouse 2983 11th St., Eau Claire

Cost: $10/class

Age: All Ages

6pm Thu. Mar. 30

Retire Wisely Workshop - Hosted by Thrivent Financial

This workshop addresses six risks retirees face, including outliving your income and rising health care costs. You'll learn how to confidently meet these challenges. No financial products will be sold at this workshop.

Peace Lutheran Church 501 E. Fillmore Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 40+

6-6:45pm Thu. Mar. 30

KettleBell AMPD

This is a 45 minute class choreographed to music using a 10lbs kettlebell.

Dragonfly Dance & Wellness 308 N Barstow Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $6

6:15pm Thu. Mar. 30

Menomonie Moose Lodge Bingo

Doors open at 6:15, Play begins at 7:30pm. Lunch served from 6:15 to intermission. Two alternating progressive Bingos.

Menomonie Moose Lodge 720 19th Ave., Menomonie

Cost: Play for as little as $4 for all 17 games

6:30pm Thu. Mar. 30

WERQ Dance Fitness

Hip Hop dance class that will have you wanting more!

Pure Fitness 4 You 1423 South Hastings Way, Eau Claire

Cost: $5

6:30pm Thu. Mar. 30

Pourhouse Pub Trivia

Pourhouse Pub Trivia Winter/Spring season is back. New teams welcome. Come once, or come every week. Nightly prizes and seasonal prizes.

The Pourhouse W301 Menomonie St., Elk Mound

Cost: FREE

6:30-9pm Thu. Mar. 30

Erth's Dinosaur Zoo LIVE

Erth's Dinosaur Zoo LIVE leads you on a breathtaking tour of pre-historic Australia. Meet and interact with an eye-popping collection of life-like dinosaur puppets presented in an entertaining and educational live theatrical performance created by Erth Visual & Physical of Sydney, Australia.

Eau Claire State Theatre 316 Eau Claire St, Eau Claire

Cost: Adult $25-35; Youth $15; VIP $50 (call for details)

Age: All Ages

6:30-9pm Thu. Mar. 30

Paint at Cheers Pablo

Head to Cheers Pablo for one of many painting events, or a DIY sign class. No painting experience necessary, just come ready to have fun. More information about available classes online.

Cheers Pablo 2839 Mall Drive, Suite 3A, Eau Claire

Cost: $35 per person, $25 for Kids Under 12

Age: All Ages

6:30-7:30pm Thu. Mar. 30

The Connection Between WI Parental Choice/Voucher School Program and Your Taxes

Your property taxes are impacted by vouchers used to enroll children in nonpublic schools. This year, Wisconsin is projected to spend $248 million on vouchers for nonpublic schools. Come and learn about the WI Parental Choice Program as part of school funding with a short presentation followed by a Q&A. Childcare provided.

Unitarian Universalist Congregation 421 S. Farwell St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

6:40-7:40pm Thu. Mar. 30

Zumba with PS-Get Fit

First class is always free and we welcome all fitness levels for a 1-hour Zumba workout.

Pinehurst Fitness 3027 N Hastings Way, Eau Claire

Cost: $5 drop-in rate and punch cards are available, 6 classes/$25

Age: All Ages

7-8pm Thu. Mar. 30

Weekly Meditation

Lama Yeshe, an ordained monk in the Tibetan Buddhist tradition, will show how meditation and mindfulness can improve peace of mind. Our habits of worrying about the past and speculating about an imagined future shift our focus away from the present moment, the only time we really have.

Menomonie Market Food Co-op 814 Main St. East, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7-9pm Thu. Mar. 30

Live Music: Colin Heshmat Quintet

A locally formed group that performs jazz standards and original composition. The group’s composition work strives to push the definition of jazz outward and provide relevancy to a new generation.

Acoustic Cafe 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7:30pm Thu. Mar. 30

UW-Stout Presents: "Seussical the Musical"

See the magical world and characters come to life on stage, in this fantastical whimsical musical. Directed and choreographed by Paul Calenberg and musical direction by Michaela Gifford. Based on the works of Dr. Seuss and performed through special arrangement with Music Theatre International.

Harvey Hall Theatre 3rd Street East, UW-Stout, Menomonie

Cost: $12 for Adults, $6 Children under Twelve

Age: All Ages

8-10pm Thu. Mar. 30

Dwynell Roland

Ddynell Roland started writing and rapping around the age of 13 when he became a member of the TCB (Twin City Boyz) collective. He created songs with a stylistic flair relatable to T3 of Slum Village or Schoolboy Q. Dwynell Roland has shared the stage with Prof., Sims (Doomtree), and P.O.S.

The Terrace, Memorial Student Center, UW-Stout 302 10th Ave. E, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

8:30pm Thu. Mar. 30

Clear Water Comedy Presents: Jeff Pfoser

Jeff is a charismatic family man whose stories take surprise twists and turns, Pfoser walks the likeable-vs.-offensive tightrope with true panache, and his material will make you laugh or cringe (sometimes both). Pfoser owns two minivans, enjoys top-shelf root beer and prefers eating breakfast food for dinner. Doors at 8pm.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: $5 ($3 with valid student ID); Admission comes with a free domestic tap, rail, or soda

Age: All Ages (18+ Recommended)

9pm Thu. Mar. 30

Music/Karaoke at Hallie Bar & Grill

Drink, sing, and be merry. Music, music videos, and karaoke go until close. Happy Hour prices start at midnight. Fun, relaxed atmosphere.

Hallie Bar & Grill 1713 Hwy OO, Chippewa Falls

9pm Thu. Mar. 30

Vinyl Nights: Feng

Eaux Claires artist sloslylove visits The Lakely stage to spin from every decade, every genre, and every feeling.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

The Volume One Calendar is sponsored by Mayo Clinic Health System of Eau Claire

Ongoing Events For 03/30/2017

karaoke/DJ, galleries, classes, etc