Events For 05/07/2017

Sun. May. 7

"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

7am-1pm Sun. May. 7

Weekend Brunch: Musical Guest Shane Leonard

Farm-focused weekend brunch with lively, instrumental tunes from Shane Leonard 10am-1pm. Midwestern and other brunch classics including omelettes, quiche, wild rice porridge, Belgian waffles, sandwiches, and more. Classic and original morning drinks including mimosas, bloody marys, and others.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: Music is FREE; consult menu for food prices

Age: All Ages

7:30am Sun. May. 7

Eau Claire Marathon

On May 7, more than 3,000 runners will take to the streets for the eighth annual Eau Claire Marathon.The full marathon may have sold out, but there is still space to register for the Half Marathon. The 5K, Kid's Run, and Diaper Dash also still have registrations available. Supports various charities around the Chippewa Valley.

Carson Park 100 Carson Park Dr., Eau Claire

Cost: Go online for registration information

Age: All Ages

9am-noon Sun. May. 7

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+

9:30-11:30am Sun. May. 7

Bandha Basics

Review the basics of the Bandhas and their ability to convert the body to energy. Designed for students who have been practicing yoga for a while, are enrolled in a teacher training program or are new instructors looking for a more in depth understanding of the Bandhas. Wear Yoga attire.

The Yoga Room 2839 Mall Dr., Eau Claire

Cost: $20 members / $25 non-members

10am-4pm Sun. May. 7

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

10:15-10:55am Sun. May. 7

Twisty Tots Yoga

Join us with your sweet little tot to explore twisty yoga moves, relaxation, deep breathing, progressive muscle relaxation, while nurturing the bond between you and your toddler.

The Center 3701 E. Clairemont Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $5/child; Parents Free

Age: Ages 3-6

11am-12:30pm Sun. May. 7

Pie & Ice Cream Social Fundraiser

The Episcopal Church Women of Christ Church Cathedral will be holding a Pie & Ice Cream Social to raise funds for Linda Caillier's second medical mission trip to Holy Family Surgery Center & SCA Medical Missions in Honduras.

Christ Church Cathedral 510 South Farwell Street, Eau Claire

11am-4pm Sun. May. 7

Springtime Artisan Market

A weekend of art, demos, food, entertainment, conversations and fun. Artisans will have their doors open, and the Gallery will be lit up. 20 outside artisans will set up tents to showcase their talents. The smells of good food and sounds of music will pipe through the air.

Artisan Forge Studios 1106 Mondovi Road, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

1-4pm Sun. May. 7

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. May. 7

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

1-4pm Sun. May. 7

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

1-4pm Sun. May. 7

Sunday Afternoon on the Ice Age Trail

Enjoy a springtime Sunday afternoon hike on the IAT along the Chippewa River, through the Krank Preserve, and Brunet Island State Park. You'll be rewarded with flowers and frogs on this hike. Bring water, snack, and be prepared for ticks.

Ice Age Trail - Parking Area 23778 Co Hwy CC, Cornell

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

1:30-3pm Sun. May. 7

L.E. Phillips Public Library: LEGO Club

They'll provide the LEGOs, you bring the imagination!

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

1:30-2:15pm Sun. May. 7

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. May. 7

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

1:30pm Sun. May. 7

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

2pm Sun. May. 7

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

2pm Sun. May. 7

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

2-4pm Sun. May. 7

Super Bingo

The Pourhouse plays Bingo a little differently; great prizes will be given out throughout the games. 6+ rounds of Bingo will be played.

The Pourhouse W301 Menomonie St., Elk Mound

Cost: $1 or $5 Boards

2:30-3pm Sun. May. 7

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

3-5:30pm Sun. May. 7

Ballroom, Swing and Latin Dancing

A fun afternoon of dancing. There will be a 30 minute beginning dance lesson at 3pm followed by music to practice all your dance steps. All dancers are welcome to attend. Casual attire.

St. Mary's Community Center 1812 Lynn Ave., Altoona

Cost: $10 per person

3:45-6pm Sun. May. 7

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. May. 7

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+

4:30pm Sun. May. 7

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. May. 7

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+

5:05-5:35pm Sun. May. 7

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+

6-8pm Sun. May. 7

Sing! Eau Claire

Want to sing with others just for the fun of it? No auditions, no need to read music or memorize lyrics, and no talent needed. Secular, simple and uplifting songs.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6:30pm Sun. May. 7

Aaron Draplin: Nationally Renowned Designer

Aaron Draplin, the king of contemporary design, will give an exclusive 90-minute design talk. Draplin designed the logo for the Eaux Claires Festival. Draplin is currently on a national tour for his memoir/manual hybrid "Pretty Much Everything", an ingenious mid-career survey filled with insider knowledge and Draplin’s signature wit. This is a don't-miss event for any aspiring designer.

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

Cost: FREE

8-10pm Sun. May. 7

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+

8:30-9:30pm Sun. May. 7

Special Event: Aaron Draplin DJ Set/Hang Out

Aaron will spin some vinyl records and hang out for a drink with anybody. Half price tap beers from 9pm-11pm.

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 05/07/2017

karaoke/DJ, galleries, classes, etc