Events For 04/18/2017

7am Tue. Apr. 18

Distance Running Course

Distance Running Course is a class specifically designed for anyone, at any level, interested in running a half or full marathon. This course will provide both the physiological and emotional training tools to help you on this 15-week journey that culminates at the finish line of the Eau Claire Marathon on May 7.

UW-Eau Claire Continuing Education 103 Garfield Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: See cost information online

8am-4:30pm Tue. Apr. 18

Foot and Nail Care: Education Day with Basic Clinical

As our population ages and we see rising rates of diabetes, the demand for foot and nail care is rapidly increasing. This area of nursing practice is often neglected in formal nursing education, leaving a shortage of professional providers. This course will give you all the tools you need to begin a practice of basic foot and nail care.

The Florian Gardens 2340 Lorch Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: $799

8am-4:30pm Tue. Apr. 18

Foot and Nail Care: Education Day with Expanded Clinical

This course will give you all the tools you need to begin a practice of basic foot and nail care. You will discuss issues related to foot and nail care as an independent nursing practice, demonstrate basic and intermediate level foot and nail care in a supervised clinical setting and more.

The Florian Gardens 2340 Lorch Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: $999

9-10am Tue. Apr. 18

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

9-9:30am Tue. Apr. 18

Serious Circuits

30 minutes of weights and cardio circuit training with personal Trainer Emily Balow

Dragonfly Dance and Wellness 308 North Barstow, Eau Claire

Cost: $8

Age: 12+

9:30-10:30am Tue. Apr. 18

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+

9:30-11:30am Tue. Apr. 18

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 Tue. Apr. 18

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 1005 Oxford Avenue, Eau Claire

11:30am-1pm Tue. Apr. 18

Chippewa County EDC Round Table Discussion Luncheon with the Department of Natural Resources

A lunch, networking and a informative presentation from Secretary Cathy Stepp of the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR). After the update the floor will be open for a Q & A. An optional tour of the Xcel Energy Wissota Hydro dam will be made available at 1:30pm for registered attendees

The View on Lake Wissota 17779 County Hwy X, Chippewa Falls

Cost: $10, includes lunch

Age: 18+

12:30pm Tue. Apr. 18

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

1-3pm Tue. Apr. 18

Dunn Dulcimers

All ages, all skill levels, and all string instruments welcome.

Christ Lutheran Church 1306 Wilcox St., Menomonie

3-4:30pm Tue. Apr. 18

Modern Dance Class

This is a modern dance class based on the techniques of Martha Graham and Michael Doran. all adults are invited to join us for this restorative , strength building and inspiring class.

Dancers Studio 800 Wisconsin St. (Banbury Place, Building 13 - Room 122), Eau Claire

Cost: $40 per month

Age: Adults all ages

3:30-5pm Tue. Apr. 18

Altoona Public Library: Teen Minecraft Club

Six laptops are available, but players are encouraged to bring their own laptops, if possible. The library has 1 Minecraft account that may be shared amongst players. If you do not have your own Minecraft Club Account, please be prepared to share. Sign-up required.

Altoona Public Library 1303 Lynn Ave., Altoona

Cost: FREE

Age: Teens ages 12-18

3:30-4pm Tue. Apr. 18

Seed Bombs

Using tissue, soil and seeds, squish, squeeze and place our bomb in a cup to dry. Then, as Spring warms into Summer, kids can tear away the cup, place the bomb in a small hole in the ground, cover it with soil and wait for it to sprout.

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

Cost: FREE with museum membership or admission

4-8pm Tue. Apr. 18

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

4:30pm Tue. Apr. 18

PiYo

PiYo - group fitness class that combines yoga, pilates and strength into one great low impact workout.

Pure Fitness 4 You 1423 South Hastings Way, Eau Claire

Cost: $5

5:30pm Tue. Apr. 18

Distance Running Course

Distance Running Course is a class specifically designed for anyone, at any level, interested in running a half or full marathon. This course will provide both the physiological and emotional training tools to help you on this 15-week journey that culminates at the finish line of the Eau Claire Marathon on May 7.

UW-Eau Claire Continuing Education 103 Garfield Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: See cost information online

5:30-6:14pm Tue. Apr. 18

Turbo Kick at Dragonfly

Get hooked on the Turbo Kick high with cardio kickboxing and body-sculpting dance moves choreographed to the hottest music mixes. Classes are $5 a class, drop-ins welcome. This class is for all fitness levels, with modifications given for low impact and beginners.

Dragonfly Dance and Wellness 308 North Barstow, Eau Claire

Cost: $5

Age: All Ages

5:30-8:30pm Tue. Apr. 18

Wild Mushrooms 101

Learn from a 30-year veteran of wild mushroom foraging. This is a classroom session covering the “three rules-plus one” and the “safe six”. Topics include: Tree identification, ethics, safety, storage and preparation. Poisonous mushrooms will also be discussed.

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

Cost: $25; register at least 48 hours in advance

Age: All Ages

5:30-6:30pm Tue. Apr. 18

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+

5:30-6:30pm Tue. Apr. 18

Softball Open Gym Pitching

Join us for our Softball pitching open gym for some extra practice with Coach Wirz. Must have your own catcher.

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

Cost: $10 per participant

Age: All Ages

5:45-7:15pm Tue. Apr. 18

Buddhist Study Group

One half hour group meditation (personal instruction available) one half hour teaching by Lama Tsultrim Yeshe of Hay River Meditation Center, and one half hour group book discussion and questions. Currently reading Excellent At The Beginning by Khenpo Karthar Rinpoche. All are welcome at any session, come see for yourself. Please call for more info if needed.

Unitarian Universalist Church 421 S. Farwell St, Eau Claire

Cost: Free Initial Visits then $25 monthly contribution

Age: All Ages

6-9pm Tue. Apr. 18

UKE - Ukulele Klub of Eau Claire

All levels and ages of ukulele players (and listeners & singers) are welcome. Social hour begins at 6 pm, music starts at 7 pm. If you wish to lead a song, please bring at least 20 copies of the music to share.

Galloway Grille 409 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6-9pm Tue. Apr. 18

Foot and Nail Care: Starting a Business

Take the first steps to starting your own foot and nail care business. You will hear from a Foot and Nail Care specialist, small business entrepreneurs and current foot and nail care business owners. Learn how to start your business from a local business entrepreneur who will guide you through the process of developing your start up plan.

The Florian Gardens 2340 Lorch Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: $69

6pm Tue. Apr. 18

Gaylord Nelson Earth Green Dinner

Sierra Club honors regional champion of the environment Dave Linderud at our annual Italian dinner. Reservations required by April 3 for program including wine, Italian pasta dinner, and a short presentation by Dave Linderud on the Lower Chippewa State Natural Area.

Fellowship Hall, First Congregational UCC 310 Braodway Street, Eau Claire

Cost: Adult: $25; Student: $15

Age: All Ages

6:15-7pm Tue. Apr. 18

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

6:30-9pm Tue. Apr. 18

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 Tue. Apr. 18

Seed Starting Class

Seed Starting Class taught by Erin LaFaive of Eau Claire County UW-Extension, sponsored by the Eau Claire Area Master Gardener Volunteer Association.

Altoona Public Library 1303 Lynn Ave., Altoona

Cost: FREE

6:30-8pm Tue. Apr. 18

Swan Lake Ballet Studio - Spring Kids Classes

Learn diversity through dance, study classical ballet vocabulary, build up strong body, and experience creativity in dance. Students learn classical ballet choreography and perform at various venues such as Mabel Tainter, Summer Festival, Fall International Festival, and the UWEC Davies Center.

Swan Lake Ballet Studio Banbury Place Bldg 13 Ste 122, Eau Claire

Cost: $5-8/class, $20-36 for 5 classes, $28-55 for 9 classes

Age: Ages 3-13

6:30-8:30pm Tue. Apr. 18

Paint Away

A fun night out and to help raise funds for the Eau Claire Area Youth. The artists of Paint Away will show step-by-step how to paint the paintings. Supplies provided.

Sacred Heart-St Patrick Parish Center 322 Fulton St, Eau Claire

Cost: $30; RSVP by 4/14

Age: All Ages

6:40-7:40pm Tue. Apr. 18

Zumba with PS-Get Fit

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

Pinehurst Fitness 3027 N Hastings Way, Eau Claire

Cost: First class is free, $5 drop-ins

Age: All Ages

7-9pm Tue. Apr. 18

Adult Open Volleyball

A drop-in program for the adult volleyball player.

Northstar Middle School 2711 Abbe Hill Dr., Eau Claire

Cost: $3 or City Pass

Age: 18+

7pm Tue. Apr. 18

Pan Africa: Across The Sahara in 1941 With PAN AM

During WWII, 1500 U.S. civilians, employees of Pan Am, went to Africa to fly transport aircraft, ferry war-planes, and establish air routes to Africa, Europe, and Asia battle-fronts. Their work was vital to Allied victories. Eau Claire author Tom Culbert will discuss his book on the subject, followed by a singing.

The Volume One Gallery Located inside the Local Store at the Volume One World Headquarters, 205 N. Dewey St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

7pm Tue. Apr. 18

Author Julie Court

Julie Court is an author and president of New Life for Today. Court’s book, Incredible Life Makeover, takes you on an interactive journey to healing featuring biblical strategies for freedom and success through step-by-step transformation to wholeness.

Fall Creek Public Library 122 E Lincoln Ave, Fall Creek

Cost: FREE

7:30pm Tue. Apr. 18

ECCT Auditions: "Tony N' Tina's Wedding"

Join the wedding party of ECCT’s upcoming production of “Tony N’ Tina’s Wedding”. This improvisational-based show requires a large adult cast, and no singing or preparation is required for auditions. More information available online.

Eau Claire Children's Theatre 1814 North Oxford Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 18+

8pm Tue. Apr. 18

Blue Devil Productions Presents: Elephante with Special Guest Cade

Elephante, a Los Angeles based producer/ DJ, is one of electronic music's fastest rising artists and is hailed as one of EDM's brightest new stars. With sound influences from pop, electro, and trap, Elephante has earned raving reviews from music publishers like Rolling Stone, Billboard and DJ Mag. Whether he is in the studio, crafting a new hit, or on the stage whipping crowds into a frenzy, this dynamic producer has the world at his feet.

UW-Stout Memorial Student Center, Great Hall 302 10th Ave E, Menomonie

Cost: $4 GA; $1 Student

Ongoing Events For 04/18/2017

karaoke/DJ, galleries, classes, etc