Events For 04/12/2017

8am-noon Wed. Apr. 12

Microsoft Excel: Intermediate

Demonstrating a skill in the most widely used software tool in the industry is a must for employers. In this intermediate class you will learn to use this powerful tool to maximize your value in guiding your supervisor to make better, more informed decisions.

CVTC Business Education Center - Room 222 520 W. Clairemont Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $89/person

Age: Adults

9-10am Wed. Apr. 12

Dance Inspired Exercise

Dance Inspired Exercise for adults of all ages with no dance experience. A meditative experience that builds core strength while easing tension. The class consists predominantly of stretches on the floor. Based on Martha Graham technique.

Dancers Studio 800 Wisconsin St., Building 13, Room 122, Eau Claire

Cost: $40 per month

Age: Adults

9-10am Wed. Apr. 12

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

9:30am Wed. Apr. 12

Musik Makers: Preschool Music Time

introduces young students and their families the enjoyment and benefits of music in a relaxed and fun social setting. Through songs, dances, and musical instruments, students will develop musical knowledge and skills.

Eau Claire Music School 1620 Ohm Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $5 (siblings under 2 are FREE)

9:30-11am Wed. Apr. 12

Bloomer Playgroup

This parent & child playgroup offers fun & playful opportunities for families to connect through music & story time, crafts & healthy snacks. Plus, each family receives one free book each month.

Bloomer Area Aquatic & Recreation Center 1731 17th Avenue, Bloomer

Cost: FREE

Age: Birth to age 5

9:45-11am Wed. Apr. 12

Tinkergarten

Getting children back into nature with an outdoor early childhood learning environment. 18 months to 8 years old. Discounts for multiple children. Choose Wednesday or Saturday class.

Irvine Park Bridgewater Avenue, Chippewa Falls

Cost: $140

Age: 18 month - 8 years

10am-4pm Wed. Apr. 12

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

10-11am Wed. Apr. 12

Beginning Yoga

Classes are appropriate for beginners with an emphasis on the senior population. Goals of practice include increasing strength, flexibility, balance, coordination, will power, energy level, and finding stillness of the mind.

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

Cost: $15, or punch card

Age: 18+

10am-5pm Wed. Apr. 12

Chippewa Falls Area School District Student Art Exhibit

Artist Reception: Tuesday, April 4 from 4:00 – 6:00 p.m.  Artwork from the Chippewa Falls School district – elementary schools, middle school and high school – will abound at the Heyde Center for the Arts. The Heyde Center is committed to collaborating with area schools to promote arts education. An exciting exhibit that enables the children to receive recognition for their talents.

The Heyde Center for the Arts 3 South High St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10am-5pm Wed. Apr. 12

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

1-6pm Wed. Apr. 12

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+

1-4pm Wed. Apr. 12

Health & Wellness Fair

During your time you will learn about the multiple options for healthcare services & care options in your community. Enjoy refreshments, conversation, & vendor booths. There will also be door prizes with a balloon drop every half hour to announce the winners.

Oakwood Hills Retirement Community 4316 Oakwood Hills Pkwy, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

1-2:30pm Wed. Apr. 12

How to Write a Memoir: Packaging the Past for the Future

Do you want to write an essay for your children/grandchildren that reflects you/your struggles and is neither a diary or lecture? To write a meaningful memoir, join this hands-on class with an accomplished author & award-winning teacher.

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

Cost: $15 members / $22.50 non-members

1:30-2:30pm Wed. Apr. 12

Beginning Spanish

If you are intrigued by the idea of learning a little Spanish, in a friendly group of equals, this class is for you. You will be amazed at how quickly you will begin to understand spoken Spanish through the methodology of TPR Storytelling. !Vámonos! - Let's go!

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

Cost: $45 members / $67.50 non-members

4:30-5:30pm Wed. Apr. 12

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+

5:30pm Wed. Apr. 12

Barre Express

30 minute barre workout that will get your legs shaking and in toning action.

Pure Fitness 4 You 1423 South Hastings Way, Eau Claire

Cost: $6

5:30-6:30pm Wed. Apr. 12

Beginning Belly Dance

This level 1, 8-week session is a continuous, cyclical class for those who enjoy the fun factor. Learn the basic movement techniques and use of finger cymbals (zils). Every Wednesday, consecutive year-round weekly Level 1 classes offered. Jump in at any time.

Dragonfly Dance & Wellness 308 N Barstow Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $80 for first 8 week session

Age: 16+

5:30-6:25pm Wed. Apr. 12

Strong by Zumba with Tara and Emily

Combines high intensity interval training with the science of synced music motivation. In every class, music and moves sync perfectly to push you beyond your limits. To maximize your experience, bring a yoga mat and water bottle.

Danz Kraze 800 Wisconsin Street Bld 4/6 Suite 205, Eau Claire

Cost: $35 for 6-Week Session OR $7/class

Age: 16+

5:30-7pm Wed. Apr. 12

Women's Business Networking Event

Meet local women interested in starting, growing or expanding a business while participating in a tour of ArtBoxx Salon & Co., led by business owner Nikki Luft. With over 14 years in the beauty industry, Nikki progressed from receptionist to Brand Ambassador for Aloxxi Hair Color to now owning Eau Claire’s first and only suite rental salon.

ArtBoxx Salon 419 South Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: $5

6-7:30pm Wed. Apr. 12

Getting Started with Blogging

This class is geared toward the beginning blogger. You will be walked through the process of generating ideas and writing content. By the end of the class you will have created a blog to showcase your interests, hobbies and experiences.

UW-Eau Claire Campus

Cost: $99 per person

6-8pm Wed. Apr. 12

The Paint Shack

Have fun painting on canvas. Made easy and fun as a trained instructor walks the class through the process. Also paint on wood, bags, glasses and more. Check the website for more information on scheduled events and classes.

The Paint Shack 2524 Golf Road Suite 2c, Eau Claire

Cost: $35

6:15-8:30pm Wed. Apr. 12

Rink Rat Hockey

Mite/Squirts (ages 7-10): 6:15pm-7:15pm; Peewee/Bantam (ages 11-14): 7:30pm-8:30pm. Open hockey time for youth players by age. Must have full equipment. Age 15+ not permitted to skate in Rink Rats.

Hobbs Ice Arena 915 Menomonie St., Eau Claire

Cost: $3 or City Pass

Age: Ages 7-14

6:15-7pm Wed. Apr. 12

PiYo

PiYo is a FUN group fitness class that use yoga and Pilates inspired moves while incorporating strength and movement all with no jumping and low impact moves that will get you results from head to toe.

Pure Fitness 4 You 1423 South Hastings Way, Eau Claire

Cost: $5

6:15pm Wed. Apr. 12

PiYo

PiYo an amazing combination of Yoga, Pilates, strength and movement that will get you results head to toe.

Pure Fitness 4 You 1423 South Hastings Way, Eau Claire

Cost: $5

6:30-9pm Wed. Apr. 12

Indoor Open Swim

Children 8 years old or younger must be accompanied by a responsible supervisor at least 13 years of age in order to be admitted.

Delong Middle School 2000 Vine St., Eau Claire

Cost: $3 or City Pass, FREE for children 2 and under

Age: All Ages

6:30-9pm Wed. Apr. 12

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

6:30-7:45pm Wed. Apr. 12

DIY Tea Blending Class: Spring Cleanse

Join Kerri Kiernan of River Prairie Apothecary to make your own cleansing tea with medicinal herbs. This loose leaf tea blend can be used for gentle support during a spring cleanse practice. Discussion topics include: Holistic cleansing practices, local herbs and DIY tips.

Forage 930 Galloway St., Building 13, Suite 212, Eau Claire

Cost: $18; Pre-registration required

6:30-8pm Wed. Apr. 12

Musky Tank Mixer: Boards of Directors

Come to the April Musky Tank Mixer™ and learn from seasoned professionals and successful entrepreneurs about this issues of governance, accountability and how a board of directors can make your company stronger.

K-Point Brewing 4212 Southtowne Drive, Eau Claire

7-9pm Wed. Apr. 12

Adult Open Basketball

A drop-in coed program for the adult basketball player.

Eau Claire North High School 1801 Piedmont Rd., Eau Claire

Cost: $3 or City Pass

Age: 18+

7-9pm Wed. Apr. 12

Adult Open Pickleball

A drop-in coed program for the adult pickleball player.

Delong Middle School 2000 Vine St., Eau Claire

Cost: $3 or City Pass

Age: 18+

7pm Wed. Apr. 12

Poker Night at Big T's

4 weeks to qualify then BIG tournament with lots of extra prizes & cash to be won. One free beverage weekly for all players. Test your skills.

Big T's 2007 3rd St, Eau Claire

Cost: $25 buy in; 12 week format

7-9pm Wed. Apr. 12

Jazz Session

Join us for a night of jazz and improvised music with host, Josh Gallagher. The Wednesday night jazz sessions bring new guests each week, drawing from the large talent pool of the Chippewa Valley. Jazzers are welcome to bring their horn and sit in on a tune or two.

Acoustic Cafe 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

8pm Wed. Apr. 12

Trivia Night at The Plus hosted by Clear Water Comedy

The Plus and Clear Water Comedy bring you a new trivia experience that's one part comedy show, one part pub quiz, one part game show. Free to play and all ages welcome.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

8:45-10:15pm Wed. Apr. 12

Adult Open Hockey

A drop-in coed program for the adult hockey player. Skaters divide into teams for pick-up games. Must have full equipment. Goalies skate free.

Hobbs Ice Arena 915 Menomonie St., Eau Claire

Cost: $6 or City Pass

Age: 18+

8:45-10:15pm Wed. Apr. 12

Adult Open Broomball

A drop-in coed activity for adult broomball players. Players divide into teams for pick-up games. Must have own helmet, sticks and balls provided.

Hobbs Ice Arena 915 Menomonie St., Eau Claire

Cost: $6 or City Pass

Age: 18+

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

Ongoing Events For 04/12/2017

karaoke/DJ, galleries, classes, etc