Events For 05/05/2017

Fri. May. 5

"We Are Stardust" (Wanrudee Buranakorn and Jyl Kelley)

“We Are Stardust” features photographs and video displays by local artists Wanrudee Buranakorn and Jyl Kelley. Together, their works offer a vision of the mystical harmonies of light in shadow, earth in the heavens, and the elemental self. Light refreshments available.

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

Cost: FREE

7:30am-3pm Fri. May. 5

Leadercast 2017 - Powered By Purpose

Leadercast Live is the largest one-day leadership event in the world. Broadcast live from Atlanta to hundreds of locations around the world each year, Leadercast brings together some of the most recognized and respected global leaders to create a leadership experience unlike any other.

Chippewa Valley Technical College 620 W. Clairemont Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $89 for CVSHRM members and $109 for non-members, discounted package prices available too!

Age: Adults

8:30am-4pm Fri. May. 5

HR-Management for Non-HR Managers

This concentrated, two-day course is designed for supervisors and managers who do not have direct human resource experience but who interact regularly with employees and play a critical role in ensuring productivity and engagement.

Holiday Inn South 4751 Owen Ayres Court, Eau Claire

Cost: $600

9-10am Fri. May. 5

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

9-11:30am Fri. May. 5

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

9am-9pm Fri. May. 5

First Fridays at the Local Store

Every First Friday of each month, Downtown Eau Claire business stay open late and offer special deals. This Friday, buy one, get one HALF OFF all V1 art!

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

9:15-10:15am Fri. May. 5

Lily 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: $50, Drop in $10 (call ahead)

Age: Ages 2-3

9:30-10:30am Fri. May. 5

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+

10am-4pm Fri. May. 5

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

10am-4pm Fri. May. 5

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

10-11:15am Fri. May. 5

Yoga for Everyone

Hatha Yoga is an intelligent and gentle approach to bring the mind, body and spirit together. In this format, class is appropriate for all ages, sizes, and levels of practice. Beginners are welcome. Best to arrive a few minutes early if this is your first time to the Yoga Center.

Eau Claire Yoga Center 2524 Golf Road, Eau Claire

Cost: $15 a class, first class is complimentary, or use a pass for discounted rate

Age: All Adults

10am-4pm Fri. May. 5

Friends of the L. E. Phillips Memorial Public Library Book Sale

Choose from thousands of children's, young adult, non-fiction, and adult fiction books. Adult paperbacks start at $1; hardcovers at $2. Children and young adult paperbacks start at $.50. Bag Sales on Saturday and Sunday feature discount pricing.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10am-noon Fri. May. 5

School's Out - Young Artists

School's out, so go and paint! Admission includes juice, water, and snacks. Guardians are encouraged to stay with younger children, 6-8 year olds, and can help younger children paint. Proceeds benefit the Eau Claire Regional Arts Commission.

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

Cost: $25

10:30am Fri. May. 5

Meet a Flying Eagle!

21 year old Flying Eagle Ski Jumper Nick Mattoon will be reading a story, sharing his story and answering kids questions about ski jumping and the local Flying Eagles Ski Club.

That's Adorable, Kids Consignment Boutique 129 N. Barstow Street, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10:30-11:30am Fri. May. 5

Lily Pad Lab: Tiny Scientists – Plant Lab

You and your child will share in learning about plants, the Earth, and what it means to be a scientist. Be ready for hands-on experiments, interactive nature activities and science related art projects. Work together to start Lily Pad Lab’s garden by starting lots of seedlings.

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

Cost: $50, Drop in $12 (call ahead)

Age: Ages 2-6

10:30-11am Fri. May. 5

Painting With Food

Did you know food can be used for more than just dinner? Using treats as a paintbrush, make some incredibly unique works of art.

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

Cost: FREE with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

11am-3:15pm Fri. May. 5

School's Out Open Skate

Session 1: 11am-1pm. Session 2: 1:15pm-3:15pm. Skate rentals are free.

Hobbs Ice Arena 915 Menomonie St., Eau Claire

Cost: $3/session, $6 for both sessions

Age: All Ages

11-11:30am Fri. May. 5

Parachute Playtime

Parachute Playtime is just for kids 0-2 and their parent/caregiver. Take part in songs, finger plays, activities and gentle parachute games for you and your little one.

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

Cost: FREE with Museum membership or admission

Age: 0-2 and parent/caregiver

11:30am-1:45pm Fri. May. 5

School's Out Rink Rat Hockey

Mite/Squirt (age 7-10): 11:30am-12:30pm. Peewee/Bantam (age 11-14): 12:45pm-1:45pm. 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

11:30am-noon Fri. May. 5

Parachute Games!

Enjoy jumping, moving, dancing, grooving and all sorts of games with their giant parachute.

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

Cost: FREE with Museum membership or admission

Age: Ages 3+

noon-5pm Fri. May. 5

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

12:30-1:30pm Fri. May. 5

WatercolorWorks!

Create your own abstract work of art with our Artist-in-Residence Holli Jacobson. Watercolor classes will be taking place conveniently next to the Waterworks exhibit.

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

Cost: FREE with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

1-6pm Fri. May. 5

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+

3-4:30pm Fri. May. 5

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

3-8pm Fri. May. 5

Cinco De Mayo with Tutto Bene Wood-Fired Pizza

Spend the evening celebrating Cinco De Mayo with Tutto Bene Wood Fired Pizza. For the holiday, enjoy a taco pizza. K Point will have a Citra IPA release, with a new American Lager on draft.

K-Point Brewing at The Coffee Grounds 4212 Southtowne Drive, Eau Claire

3:30-4pm Fri. May. 5

Painting With Food

Did you know food can be used for more than just dinner? Using treats as a paintbrush, make some incredibly unique works of art.

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

Cost: FREE with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

4pm Fri. May. 5

UWEC Theatre: Short Play Festival

Each spring the UWEC Theatre Division stages a collection of one-act plays directed by students from the Advanced Directing course. This dynamic collection of work showcases the emerging talents of the division's young directors and actors.

UWEC Kjer Theatre 1602 Park Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $5

4pm Fri. May. 5

Teen Star Wars Event

Celebrate the "Revenge of the Fifth" and all things Star Wars with the library. There will have snacks, crafts, and Star Wars activites. Register at the library.

Altoona Public Library 1303 Lynn Ave., Altoona

Age: Grades 6-12

5-9pm Fri. May. 5

Friday Family Night

Something for everyone, brought to you by Group Health Cooperative of Eau Claire. Includes a youth area with dress up clothes, riding toys, building blocks, basketball, volleyball, soccer, football, large inflatables, movie and coloring, free popcorn, and more.

Eau Claire Indoor Sports Center 3456 Craig Road, Eau Claire

Cost: Family of two: $8, three: $12, four: $16, five or more: $20

5:30-8:30pm Fri. May. 5

Dinner Jazz: Tim Sullivan Trio

Tim's musical journey has taken him around the world. Living in Chicago, New Orleans, and New York City, he has worked with a wide array of artists, ranging from Aretha Franklin to the Marsalis Family to nearly a dozen NEA Jazz Masters. Tim will take the stage with local pianist, Christine Hitt, for some jazz standards.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6-8pm Fri. May. 5

Cheers to Running

Make signs to cheer on your favorite runner at the EC Marathon. Sign boards provided. Bring paints, crayons, markers. Prize drawings and fun giveaways. Runners, walkers, family, friends all welcome. Biggie and Bulls BBQ on hand for food purchases.

Lazy Monk Brewing, LLC 97 West Madison Street, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6pm Fri. May. 5

Live Music: Quasimofo

A power jazz trio plays all original music of all styles of jazz with Blues, R&B, Gospel and Classical influences along with a punk intensity of playing, jacked up jazz as they say. Whether people know their stuff about jazz, like to see a band rock out or anything in between, all will have an experience that will make them come back for more.

Acoustic Cafe 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6-9pm Fri. May. 5

UW-Stout Senior Show

Come see capstone projects by approximately 100 graduating seniors from every Art and Design Major. Additionally, the end of the year juried student art show will also be on display in the Furlong Gallery.

UW-Stout Applied Arts Building 415 13th Ave. E, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6:30-9pm Fri. May. 5

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

6:30-8:30pm Fri. May. 5

Artist Reception: "We Are Stardust" (Wanrudee Buranakorn and Jyl Kelley)

“We Are Stardust” features photographs and video displays by local artists Wanrudee Buranakorn and Jyl Kelley. Together, their works offer a vision of the mystical harmonies of light in shadow, earth in the heavens, and the elemental self. Light refreshments available. Two artists' prints will be given to participants at the opening reception.

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

Cost: FREE

7-10pm Fri. May. 5

Tunes at the Tasting Lounge

Every Friday you can enjoy locally produced wines and spirits while listening to an array of local musicians. Check out Infinity Beverages' Facebook page or website before swinging down for updates and musician details.

Infinity Beverages Winery & Distillery 3460 Mall Drive, Eau Claire

Age: 21+

7pm Fri. May. 5

UWEC Film Series: "The Book Thief"

The Book Thief tells the story of an extraordinary, spirited young girl sent to live with a foster family in WWII Germany. Intrigued by the only book she brought with her, she begins collecting books as she finds them. With the help of her new parents and a secret guest under the stairs, she learns to read and creates a magical world that inspires them all.

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

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

Age: PG-13

7-10pm Fri. May. 5

American Cancer Society Fundraiser with Live Music

Enjoy the music of Larry Past and Marjorie Craemer of Second Hand Hearts. Have a glass of wine, beer or margarita with your friends and help raise funds to fight cancer. Disney trivia with prizes at 8:30pm.

From the Vine Wine Room 2526 Golf Rd., Eau Claire

Cost: $5 suggested donation

7-8:45pm Fri. May. 5

US Foreign Policy and the Future of Eurasian Security

A symposium of academic experts and diplomats on the question of US foreign policy and Eurasian security. Keynote address on May 5th by Jack Matlock Jr., former ambassador to the Soviet Union; and on Saturday there will be a number of sessions with academic experts and diplomats.

UWEC Hibbard Hall, Room 100 105 Garfield Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7:30-9:30pm Fri. May. 5

Eau Claire International Folk Dancers

A weekly recreational international dance group where you dance the dances of many lands. Come and join us whenever you like. No partners necessary. Wear comfortable clothes and soft-soled, non-marking clean shoes. First Fridays of the month are specialized for beginners.

YMCA Fitness Center 206 Emery St., Eau Claire

Cost: Usually $2/night; more if live music

7:30-9:30pm Fri. May. 5

Menomonie High School Theatre Presents: "Grease"

The witty dialogue and catchy hit songs such as “We Go Together” keep Grease one of the most popular musicals of all time

Menomonie High School 1715 5th St. W., Menomonie

Cost: Tickets $3 students and senior citizens $5 adults Free with activity pass Tickets will be for sale, at the door, 1 hour prior to the beginning of each performance

Age: Parental Guidance Suggested

7:30pm Fri. May. 5

Menomonie Theater Guild: Agatha Christie’s “The Mousetrap”

Mysterious twists and turns abound when a group of strangers stranded in a guest house during a snowstorm discover that a murderer is in their midst. The identity of the killer in the play is a closely guarded secret, and Agatha Christie’s greatest mystery unfolds to a surprising conclusion.

Mabel Tainter Center for the Arts 205 Main St. E, Menomonie

7:30pm Fri. May. 5

CVTG Presents: "The Drowsy Chaperone"

Winner of 5 Tony Awards, The Drowsy Chaperone features one show-stopping song and dance number after another. A cast recording of a fictitious 1928 Jazz Age musical comes to life in the narrator's living room. Mix in a wedding couple, gangsters, a misguided Don Juan and an intoxicated chaperone, and you have the ingredients for an evening of madcap delight.

The State Theatre 316 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Cost: $10-22; Order tickets online, by phone, or at the door

7:30pm Fri. May. 5

UWEC Theatre: Short Play Festival

Each spring the UWEC Theatre Division stages a collection of one-act plays directed by students from the Advanced Directing course. This dynamic collection of work showcases the emerging talents of the division's young directors and actors.

UWEC Kjer Theatre 1602 Park Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $5

7:30pm Fri. May. 5

UWEC Singing Satesmen

The Singing Statesmen are celebrating their 51st Season in 2016-2017 as one of the premier university male choruses in the United States of America.

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

Cost: $7

7:30pm Fri. May. 5

Memorial High School Spring Play: "To Art and Beyond"

A group of bored and disconnected students arrive at an art museum for a class field trip, and are surprised to meet up with magic and mayhem along the way. Famous works of art like "The Thinker" and "American Gothic", "The Scream", and more are brought to life on stage in this colorful play.

Memorial High School 2225 Keith St., Eau Claire

Cost: $5

Age: All Ages

8-10pm Fri. May. 5

Gallery Friday: Nick Anderson + Caitlin McGarvey

Nick Anderson plays reflective music that digs deep into the emotion of the millennial dreamer. Influence drawn from James Bay, John Mayer, and all the way back to Led Zeppelin and Foreigner, the culture that follows Nick and his band loves powerful voices, reflection, and craft beer. Local songstress Caitlin McGarvey joins as well.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: $5

Age: All Ages

9pm Fri. May. 5

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 Fri. May. 5

Vinyl Nights: DJ JTron

DJ JTron spins classics to currents and everything in between. Some you may have heard some you haven't, either way you're bound to have a good time. Enjoying craft cocktails and regional beers/wines, order from the popular late-night menu featuring the Scandinavian Koldtbord.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

9pm-1am Fri. May. 5

Live Music: Flaming Double Wides

Eau Claire's greasiest, grittiest, double-widest blues-rock quartet. Flaming Doublewides are Jon Loomis, Laura Sommer, John Strei and Katie Vagnino.

Tailgates Sports Bar & Grill 1505 N. Clairemont Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

10pm Fri. May. 5

Live Music: Orenda Fugue + DIY Daisy

Orenda Fugue is an ambient alternative rock band from Eau Claire. DIY Daisy is dirty blues rock duo. Doors at 8pm.

The Mousetrap 311 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Ongoing Events For 05/05/2017

karaoke/DJ, galleries, classes, etc

Events with Tickets

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