Events For 05/11/2017

Thu. May. 11

"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

6:30-7:30am Thu. May. 11

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). Schedule subject to change.

Action City 2402 Lorch Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $10 per person, or $39.99 for 5 classes

9-10am Thu. May. 11

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

9-9:55am Thu. May. 11

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+

9-11:30am Thu. May. 11

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-noon Thu. May. 11

Tiny Tots Playhouse - Open Play

An interactive playhouse where children can bring their parents, grandparents or caregivers for a day of creative, memory-making fun.

Tiny Tots Playhouse 320 S. Wisconsin St., Fall Creek

Cost: $4/child

Age: All Ages

9:15-10am Thu. May. 11

Lily Pad Lab: Busy Bodies

Busy Bodies is a 6 week class for all kids ages 18mos-6yrs and their adult to come have fun and move, move, move. Classes will consist of stretching, action songs, moving with props, dancing, basic tumbling, group movements and obstacle courses.

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

Cost: $40, Drop in $8

Age: Ages 18mo - 5yrs

9:30am Thu. May. 11

MOMS Club of the Eau Claire Area

Are you an at-home mom? Come to the monthly planning meeting for MOMS Club Eau Claire-North. Learn about how MOMS Club helps at-home moms socialize, make friends, plan activities, go on field trips, and share in the joys of being an at-home…

Hope Lutheran Church 2226 Eddy Ln., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

9:30-11:30am Thu. May. 11

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 Thu. May. 11

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

10am-2pm Thu. May. 11

21st Annual Chippewa Valley Job Fair

Open to the general public noon-2pm. Open earlier to pre-screened attendees only. See the provided website for a list of participating employers.

Eau Claire Indoor Sports Center 3456 Craig Road, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: Adults only

10:30-11:30am Thu. May. 11

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

10:30-11am Thu. May. 11

Making a Gift for Mom

The best kind of gift is one that's made from the heart. Join CMEC all week long to craft a super special gift for Mom for Mother's Day.

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

11:30am-noon Thu. May. 11

Little Foodies: Salad People

Learn all about the basics of food prep and healthy snack choices with Katie. Practice cleanliness and creativity as you build some adorable salad people, using lots of tasty and good-for-you ingredients. Registration is required for this event.

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

Cost: FREE with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

noon-1pm Thu. May. 11

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+

noon-6pm Thu. May. 11

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

12:30pm Thu. May. 11

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

1-6pm Thu. May. 11

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+

1:10-2pm Thu. May. 11

Pranayama Yoga (Breath Control)

The powerful benefits from learning breath control are often overlooked in most Western yoga classes. If you would like to gain energy, get out of the 'fight or flight' mode most of us are in from stressful lives, and prepare for meditation, then this is the class for you.

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

Cost: $15, or punch card

Age: 18+

3-5pm Thu. May. 11

Safety On Wheels - Bicycle Rodeo

Bikes and helmets are inspected, basic traffic laws are reviewed, and safe bicycle and equipment handling are practiced. Afterwards, two bicycles are raffled and a lunch is enjoyed. Sponsored by the Hallie Optimist Club.

Sam Davey Elementary 3000 Starr Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: Elementary School Ages

3-6pm Thu. May. 11

14th Annual "The Past Passed Here" Living History Event

Experience the 1700s and 1800s through living history in authentic fur trade camps, and a mobile lumbering museum. Hands-on activities and games. Blacksmith, porcupine quill artist, beading and weaving artists, and more. Shop trader's row for old-fashioned toys, furs, leather goods, and clothing. Rustic food, root beer floats, popcorn, and rock candy.

Allen Park S. Bridge St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: $3 or $10 Family; FREE for 5 or younger

Age: All Ages

3:30-4pm Thu. May. 11

Making a Gift for Mom

The best kind of gift is one that's made from the heart. Join CMEC all week long to craft a super special gift for Mom for Mother's Day.

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

4pm Thu. May. 11

Youth Tractor Safety Class

Eau Claire County UW-Extension is once again offering a Youth Tractor Safety class. Course consists of four classes. Upon completion of the training, youth will have their state license and federal license upon turning 14 years of age.

Fall Creek High School, Agri-Science Room 336 E. Hoover Ave, Fall Creek

4-5pm Thu. May. 11

Painting & Popcorn: Darling Dandelion

Join CMEC for special Painting & Popcorn class with their Artist-in-Residence Holli Jacobson. Your child will be able to create a one-of-a-kind painting to hang on the wall at home or give to a special person in their life. Snacks and juice boxes provided. Registration is required for this event.

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

Cost: FREE with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

4:30-6pm Thu. May. 11

Powerful Tools for Caregivers

This 6 week program is designed to teach caregivers tools to reduce stress, communicate effectively, set goals. solve problems and care for self while caring for others.

Menomonie Mayo Clinic Health System - Red Cedar, North Conference Room 2321 Stout Rd., Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: 18+

5-7pm Thu. May. 11

Habla en la Cabra

Practice your Spanish with other area Spanish speakers and help others practice their English. All levels welcome, no registration necessary. Brought to you by El Centro de Conexion de Chippewa Valley.

The Goat Coffee House 336 Water St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

5-5:55pm Thu. May. 11

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+

5-8pm Thu. May. 11

Use Your Smartphone to Map and Report Invasive species

WIFDN is a citizen science network that empowers people to take action against invasive species through invasive species monitoring, management, and outreach. In this session, WIFDN will give you the tools to identify invasive species and introduce you to the Great Lakes Early Detection Network invasive species reporting app.

Citizen Science Center - Beaver Creek Reserve S1 Hwy K, Fall Creek

Cost: Friends $5; Nonmembers $8

5-6:30pm Thu. May. 11

Restart for Summer

The Restart Program is a 5-week class with sugar detox that is part education/real support/real nutrition program. Restart allows participants to take a proactive stance towards their health by giving them the tools to make better decisions.

Vitalistic Protocol, LLC 836 Richard Drive, Eau Claire

Cost: Cost information online, Register by May 1st

Age: 21+

5:30pm Thu. May. 11

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

5:30-6:30pm Thu. May. 11

Men's Yoga

Whether you have been an athlete all your life, never stretched, and are now feeling the aches and pains; or you sit at a desk or in a car a lot; or you do physical repetitive labor all day, this is for you.

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

Cost: $15, or punch card

Age: 16+

5:30pm Thu. May. 11

Thrillers, Fillers & Spillers Workshop

Discover how to create porch pots that are sure to dazzle! Learn the basics of how to design and plant annual containers using three types of plants that perform different functions but work in harmony to create unique & luscious porch pots.

Down To Earth Garden Center 6025 Arndt Ln., Eau Claire

Cost: Build your own; only pay for what you take home

5:30-6:30pm Thu. May. 11

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+

5:30-6pm Thu. May. 11

Making a Gift for Mom

The best kind of gift is one that's made from the heart. Join CMEC all week long to craft a super special gift for Mom for Mother's Day.

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

5:30-6:30pm Thu. May. 11

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). Schedule subject to change.

Action City 2402 Lorch Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $10 per person, or $39.99 for 5 classes

6-6:45pm Thu. May. 11

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

6pm Thu. May. 11

Houligans Three Course Beer Dinner

Each course is paired with a pre-selected beer from Bell's Brewery. Social gathering from 6-6:30pm, dinner starts at 6:30pm. Course I: Fresh diver caught sea scallop. Course II: Harrisa rubbed pork tenderloin with gorgonzola mashed potatoes and spicy beets. Course III: Crème Brulee accented with orange and chocolate.

Houligans Steak & Seafood Pub 415 South Barstow Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $38.99; RSVP REQUIRED

6-8:30pm Thu. May. 11

Restart for Summer

The Restart Program is a 5-week class with sugar detox that is part education/real support/real nutrition program. Restart allows participants to take a proactive stance towards their health by giving them the tools to make better decisions.

Vitalistic Protocol, LLC 836 Richard Drive, Eau Claire

Cost: Cost information online, Register by May 1st

Age: 21+

6-7:30pm Thu. May. 11

Methamphetamine Forum

Attend this forum to hear about what the drug is, what it does to the user and their loved ones, and discuss the increase in cases seen in our county. Follow with on a 360 virtual tour of a meth house to see what law enforcement, health officials, and social workers encounter on a home visit.

Fall Creek High School Auditorium 336 E. Hoover Ave, Fall Creek

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6-9pm Thu. May. 11

Open Mic Hosted by The Rock Creek Song Dogs

bring your talent or come to listen Farm to Fork wood-fired pizza starts at 5 open mic from 6 to 9 indoor and outdoor seating dogs are welcome too

Farm to Fork Retreat at Dancing Yarrow S193 County Road BB, Mondovi

6-8pm Thu. May. 11

Making Memories

Join Heritage Court Memory Care family members and Creative Memories Advisor, Pat Kirkwood to create scrapbook memories to last a lifetime. Bring 8-12 pictures you'd like to cherish in your scrapbook of memories and they'll provide the rest.

Heritage Senior Living 3515 E. Hamilton Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $28; Part of the proceeds will go to benefit the Alzheimer's Association

Age: All Ages

6:30-7pm Thu. May. 11

Evening "PJ" Story Time

Thirty minutes of great stories, songs and fingerplays.

Altoona Public Library 1303 Lynn Ave., Altoona

Age: Ages 2-7

6:30pm Thu. May. 11

WERQ Dance Fitness

Hip Hop dance class that will have you wanting more!

Pure Fitness 4 You 1423 South Hastings Way, Eau Claire

Cost: $5

6:30pm Thu. May. 11

Pourhouse Pub Trivia

Pourhouse Pub Trivia Winter/Spring season is back. New teams welcome. Come once, or come every week. Nightly prizes and seasonal prizes.

The Pourhouse W301 Menomonie St., Elk Mound

Cost: FREE

6:30-9pm Thu. May. 11

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

6:30-7pm Thu. May. 11

PJ Story Night

Thirty minutes of great stories, songs and fingerplays. Children are encouraged to come in their PJs with a favorite stuffy in tow. Recommended for families with children ages 2-7. No sign-up required.

Altoona Public Library 1303 Lynn Ave., Altoona

Age: Ages 2-7

6:40-7:40pm Thu. May. 11

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

7-8pm Thu. May. 11

Bird Identification for Beginners

The classroom presentation (May 5th) will focus on the basics of bird identification. We will discuss how to properly use visual and behavioral clues, binoculars, and a field guide. The outdoor field trip (May 13th) will be held at Hoffman Hills where we will practice our newly acquired skills.

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

Cost: FREE; Register at least 48 hours in advance

Age: All Ages

7pm Thu. May. 11

The Art of the Interview: Listening, Reporting, and Meeting a Deadline

How do you find the heart of a human story? To get to the bottom of the hard-to-find truth? Join veteran Leader-Telegram reporters Julian Emerson, Dan Lyksett and Eric Lindquist as they offer tips and tricks for writing nonfiction, uncovering the story, and most of all, forging professional relationships with subjects.

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

Cost: FREE

7-9pm Thu. May. 11

Live Music: Dan Ferstenou

Dan Ferstenou is a singer and guitarist living in Saint Paul. Growing up in western Wisconsin, Dan taught himself guitar at a young age. He has been a member of various rock, blues, and acoustic bands over the years, playing guitar, banjo, and bass.

Acoustic Cafe 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7:30pm Thu. May. 11

ECCT Presents: A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum

The crafty slave Pseudolus yearns for his freedom, and his young master Hero promises him just that. THe only catch? he must win the hand of the beautiful but slow-witted courtesan Philia for him. What could possibly go wrong? Sondheim's joyous romp through Rome is filled with desperate lovers, scheming neighbors and secrets behind every toga.

The Oxford 1814 Oxford Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: Ticket Price TBA

Age: All Ages

7:30-9pm Thu. May. 11

NOTA Spring Book Release Party

Pick up the newest spring edition of NOTA and enjoy some music by Alex Lutze & Company and some open mic poetry, with drinks provided by The Cabin.

The Cabin UWEC Davies Center, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

8:30pm Thu. May. 11

Clear Water Comedy: The Return of The Thursday Night Show

The Chippewa Valley's own Ryan Kahl hosts Clear Water Comedy's take on a live talk show. Part scripted and part improvised, this event will feature monologue, sketches, characters, interviews, musical guests, and stand up comedy. Surprises and silliness definitely in store. Doors at 8pm.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: $5 GA; $3 with student ID (FREE tap/rail/drink soda with purchase)

Age: All Ages (18+ Suggested)

9pm Thu. May. 11

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 Thu. May. 11

Vinyl Nights: Mabis

Vinyl Nights are all about vibe, and on Thursdays it's Late Night Happy Hour from 9pm-11pm with half price taps. With Mabis, you'll hear classics that you adore, but expect a heavy dose of soulful surprises from the fresh epoch.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

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

Ongoing Events For 05/11/2017

karaoke/DJ, galleries, classes, etc