Events For 04/23/2017

Sun. Apr. 23

Here We Grow Again - Spring Children's Consignment Fair

West Central Wisconsin's upscale children's consignment event. The place to find bargains on quality, name brand clothes, great toys, books, videos, baby equipment, and nursery furniture. Make some extra cash by consigning your child's/teens things or purchasing some great things for your child/teen at can't-be-beat prices. Item drop off for consignment on 9/14 and 9/15.

Hobbs Ice Arena 915 Menomonie St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE to attend

6-7am Sun. Apr. 23

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

7-8am Sun. Apr. 23

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

7am-1pm Sun. Apr. 23

Weekend Brunch with Musical Guests Boettcher, Lester, Leonard

Farm-focused weekend brunch with lively instrumental tunes from Boettcher, Lester, and Leonard 10am-1pm. Midwestern and other brunch classics including omelettes, quiche, wild rice porridge, Belgian waffles, sandwiches, and more. Classic and original alcohol and non-alcoholic beverages.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: The music is FREE

Age: All Ages

8-10am Sun. Apr. 23

Free Breakfast

Join Bread of Life Ministry for its first Free Breakfast at Hope Gospel Mission. Speaker Dennis M. Smith - Graduate of Pacific Garden Mission in Chicago. Live inspiring music will also be played.

Hope Gospel Mission 8 S. Farwell St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

9am-noon Sun. Apr. 23

If The Shoe Fits Adult Dance Classes

Classes in dance basics ranging from basic movement and strengthening to ballet and tap fundamentals. These classes are ideal for adults who never took classes when they were younger, but still want to learn how to dance. No experience required.

If The Shoe Fits Dance Studio 102 W Grand Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: $50-$90 per month

Age: Age 17+

9:35-10:05am Sun. Apr. 23

Kettlebell AMPD

Kettlebell AMPD is a calorie torching class that is set to music. Use lower weighted kettlebells with higher repetitions and put in an express class. In 30 minutes you'll target every muscle group and get you the results you are looking for.

Dragonfly Dance & Wellness 308 N Barstow Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $5

Age: All Ages

10am-4pm Sun. Apr. 23

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 Sun. Apr. 23

Earth Day / Justice Sunday

This is not the time to despair about our future. Join us as we welcome Dan Zerr, a natural resources educator with UW Extension and co-founder of Eggplant Heroes. He will be speaking on a variety of environmental issues as well as his spiritual journey.

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

10am-4pm Sun. Apr. 23

54th Annual Chippewa Valley Gem & Mineral Society Show & Sale

A fun event for the entire family. Vendors will sell all sorts of rocks, fossils, minerals, jewelry, and other rock related stuff. There'll be food and fun things for the kids to do, too.

Eau Claire County Expo Center 5530 Fairview Drive, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10:30am-12:30pm Sun. Apr. 23

Intro to Meditation Workshop

In this 2 hour workshop we will flow through a gentle practice to prepare the body, learn about various meditation techniques, and decide which one is right for you. Try out a few different practices together with the intention of sending you home with a clear and calm mind.

The Yoga Room 2839 Mall Dr., Eau Claire

Cost: $15 members / $25 non-members

11am-5pm Sun. Apr. 23

Scheels Outdoor Expo

Check out the latest and greatest in camping, watersports, fishing, yard games, kayaks and stand up paddle boards, GPS, fitness trackers and much more! Enjoy food samples made by our in-house Chef, Ron Peters hot off the Traeger Grills and Bradley Smokers . Bring the kids to play basketball, Kubb, and fish.

Scheels All Sports 4710 Golf Road, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

noon-4pm Sun. Apr. 23

53rd Annual Spring Art Show - Community Art Exhibit

Over 100 artists from the area submit two and three-dimensional art works each year. The exhibition includes original paintings, sculptures, photos, stained glass, mosaics, ceramics, and other creative art forms.

Chippewa Valley Cultural Association, Inc., Heyde Center for the Arts 3 South High Street, Chippewa Falls

Age: All Ages

noon-4pm Sun. Apr. 23

Reception: 53rd Annual Spring Art Show - Community Art Exhibit

Over 100 artists from the area submit two and three-dimensional art works each year. The exhibition includes original paintings, sculptures, photos, stained glass, mosaics, ceramics, and other creative art forms.

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

Age: All Ages

noon-5:30pm Sun. Apr. 23

Blue Devil Productions: The Potterthon

A weekend long marathon of all 8 Harry Potter films. Friday will cover the "Sorcerer's Stone", and the "Chamber of Secrets". Saturday will cover the "Prisoner of Azkaban", "The Goblet of Fire", "The Order of the Phoenix", and "The Half-Blood Prince". Sunday will cover "The Deathly Hallows" Parts 1 and 2.

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

Cost: FREE

1-4pm Sun. Apr. 23

ACT Test Preparation

Take two official, retired ACT tests and receive detailed results. Write a practice essay using a typical ACT prompt and receive individual feedback. Complete sample exercises and skill drills to review key concepts. Learn test-taking strategies and helpful hints for each section of the test.

UW-Eau Claire Human Sciences and Services Building 239 Water St, Eau Claire

Cost: $179 early bird (deadline of March 2) $199 standard (after March 2)

1-3pm Sun. Apr. 23

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

1-3pm Sun. Apr. 23

Friends of the Menomonie Library Spring Book Sale

The Menomonie Public Library is bursting at the seams with books and media. Thousands of books for sale, most of which are $1 or less. DVDs of movies and TV series, music, audiobooks, puppets, record albums, and games. All money raised goes to benefit library programs.

Menomonie Public Library 600 Wolske Bay Rd, Menomonie

Cost: Varies

Age: All Ages

1:30pm Sun. Apr. 23

ECCT Presents: The True Story of the Three Little Pigs

Everyone knows the story of the 3 little Pigs, but have you ever wondered if there was more to the story? Could one wolf really cause that much damage? In this musical adaptation of the popular children's story, Alexander T. Wolf takes the stand and finally has his say about what really happened.

The Oxford 1814 Oxford Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: Ticket Price TBA

Age: All Ages

1:30-2:15pm Sun. Apr. 23

Kettlebell AMPD

Kettlebell AMPD is a heart-pounding class that uses low kettlebell weights and high reps and sets the moves to music. This class is 45 minutes and focuses on several areas such as arms, legs, core, and cardio. With Kettlebell AMPD you'll burn a ton of calories AND have fun doing it.

Dragonfly Dance and Wellness 308 North Barstow, Eau Claire

Cost: $6

Age: All Ages

1:30pm Sun. Apr. 23

UWEC Theatre Presents: "The Heidi Chronicles"

Comprised of a series of interrelated scenes and the play traces the coming of age of Heidi Holland, a successful art historian, as she tries to find her bearings in a rapidly changing world. This celebrated play was the winner of the Pulitzer Prize, The Tony Award, the Drama Desk Award, the Hull-Warriner Award and the Susan Smith Blackburn Prize.

UWEC Kjer Theatre 1602 Park Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $18 GA

2-4pm Sun. Apr. 23

Wakanda Whooper: The Curious Cinnamon Crane

Wakanda Whooper (Purple Dragonfly Book Award first place winner in 2016) is a magnificently illustrated story of one whooping crane, Wakanda, who, through her curiosity and questions to her parents, shares the story of an incredible species being saved by caring biologists.

Dunn County Historical Society 1820 Wakanda Street, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

2pm Sun. Apr. 23

Chippewa Falls High School Theater Presents: The Little Prince

The Chippewa Falls High School Theater Department presents their annual spring play, this time being a theatrical production of The Little Prince, adapted from the world famous French novel by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry.

Chippewa Falls High School 735 Terrill Street, Chippewa Falls

Cost: $5 for adults, $3 for students, FREE for children 5 and under

Age: All Ages

2pm Sun. Apr. 23

UWEC Campus Film Series: "Into the Woods"

Inspired by a choice selection of Brothers Grimm fairy tales, this plot centers on a baker and his wife who incur the wrath of a witch while attempting to start a family. Subsequently cursed by the vengeful hag, the hapless couple find their fates linked with those of Cinderella, Little Red Riding Hood, Rapunzel, and Jack of Jack and the Beanstalk.

Woodland Theater, Davies Center UWEC 105 Garfield Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: $7 for film series membership; $14 for family membership

Age: Rated PG

2pm Sun. Apr. 23

UWEC University Symphony Orchestra

A sixty member student ensemble performing the symphonic repertoire of the eighteenth, nineteenth, and twentieth centuries.

Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center UW-Eau Claire, Eau Claire

Cost: $7 GA; $5 Senior Citizens, Youth, Other College Students; $2 UWEC Faculty, Staff, and Students

Age: All Ages

2-5pm Sun. Apr. 23

Leinenkugel's 150th Anniversary Beer Debut in Eau Claire

First Eau Claire tapping of Leinenkugel's 150th Anniversary Beer. This beer is brewed jointly by Leinie's and the Hofbrau Brewery of Munich, Germany. The atmosphere at the Amber Inn will be festive and celebratory, so people are invited to wear their traditional costumes such as Dirndls or Lederhosen.

Amber Inn Bar & Grill 840 E. Madison St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

2pm Sun. Apr. 23

UW-Stout Symphonic Band Concert: Fusions

Fusion compositions to be performed include selections that combine different music styles. Fusion compositions to be performed include a Japanese folk song set for band, melodies by a tango master, Irish music, and progressive rock “Pink Floyd Medley”.

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

Cost: $5

3:30-4pm Sun. Apr. 23

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

3:45-6pm Sun. Apr. 23

Red Cedar Buddha Sangha

Zen Mindfulness Practice Community. Each session offers meditation, and teachings, and often outdoor walking meditation in the beautiful wildlife area surrounding the meeting place.

Simply Dunn E4606 County Rd. C, Downsville

Cost: FREE

Age: Adults

4-4:55pm Sun. Apr. 23

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+

4-9pm Sun. Apr. 23

Float Fly Pie Triathlon and Beacon House Day

Join us on for the Float Fly Pie Triathlon to benefit the Family Promise of the Chippewa Valley. Float in the air on the trampolines, Fly on the go carts and eat Pizza Pie competing against other teams!! There is a Corporate Team Division and Family Division. Even compete for prizes.

Action City 2402 Lorch Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: Triathlon: $45/individual, Fundraiser: $30/person

Age: All Ages

4:30pm Sun. Apr. 23

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

4:30-5:30pm Sun. Apr. 23

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+

5pm Sun. Apr. 23

UWEC Women's Concert Chorale

One of six choral ensembles at UW-Eau Claire—“Wisconsin’s Singing University”—specializes in the study and performance of music written specifically for treble ensembles. The group is comprised of female students from many scholastic disciplines within the University.

Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center UW-Eau Claire, Eau Claire

Cost: $7 GA, $5 for seniors and youth, $2 for UWEC faculty and students

5:05-5:35pm Sun. Apr. 23

Hip Hop Fit

30 minutes of Toning to todays Hits with certified trainer Emily Balow

Dragonfly Dance & Wellness 308 N Barstow Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $5

Age: 12+

6-9pm Sun. Apr. 23

Anything Goes Open Mic

Every fourth Sunday brings the Anything Goes Open Mic to Dean & Sue's, hosted by Two Frets Up. All singers, musicians, comedians, and poets are invited to perform. This event is open to the general public.

Dean & Sue’s Bar & Grill 2002 Midway Rd., Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

8pm Sun. Apr. 23

Game Show Night: Family Feud Style Trivia

Join us for Family Feud-style trivia and half off apps and taps every Sunday at 8 PM. Also featuring $3 specialty drinks and $2.50 rail drinks. Bring your friends, and don't miss out on the fun.

Green Mill Restaurant & Bar 2703 Craig Rd., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

8-10pm Sun. Apr. 23

Tavern Tally-Family Feud Style

Tavern Tally is the new poll-based bar game in which teams compete to win prizes. The goal is to identify the most popular answer from subjective, poll driven questions, much alike the TV game show Family Feud. Accumulate more points by guessing the more popular answers.

Green Mill Restaurant & Bar 2703 Craig Rd., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

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

Ongoing Events For 04/23/2017

karaoke/DJ, galleries, classes, etc