Events For 05/12/2017

Fri. May. 12

"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

9-10am Fri. May. 12

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. 12

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

9:15-10:15am Fri. May. 12

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. 12

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. 12

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

10-11:15am Fri. May. 12

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

10:30-11:30am Fri. May. 12

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. 12

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

11-11:30am Fri. May. 12

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-noon Fri. May. 12

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. 12

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

noon-1pm Fri. May. 12

Mother’s Day Lunch

Bring along a favorite picture or an item of your mother’s and to share during lunch, which will be baked ham, scalloped potatoes, California blend vegetables, dinner roll, and fruit pie. Call a day in advance to reserve your meal.

Augusta Senior and Community Center 616 West Washington St., Augusta

Cost: Suggested Donation

Age: All Ages

2:30pm Fri. May. 12

Mother's Day Tea and Open House

Celebrate Mom with a Mother's Day tea. Features a variety of teas and other delicious refreshments.

Heritage Senior Living 3515 E. Hamilton Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

3-4:30pm Fri. May. 12

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

3-6pm Fri. May. 12

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

3-11pm Fri. May. 12

K Point One-Year Anniversary

Join K Point Brewing in celebration of one year in business. $3 pint happy "hour" all day, grilled food specials, giveaways on the hour, the release of a double IPA hopped with Galaxy, and more.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

3:30-4pm Fri. May. 12

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

4-8pm Fri. May. 12

Be a Hero Fun Run

This is an untimed, family friendly event where we encourage all participants to dress as their favorite hero, whether it be a superhero or every day hero. Family Fun Zone at 4-6pm with face painting, Spider-Man Bouncy House, & more. Fun Run from 6-8pm.

Oak Pavilion, Carson Park 814 Pavilion Drive, Eau Claire

Cost: Adults $20, Youth $15, Foster Families $10/person, Kids in strollers are Free!

Age: All Ages

4pm Fri. May. 12

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

5-9pm Fri. May. 12

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

5:30pm Fri. May. 12

Family Friendly Fridays and Flick & Float

On the second Friday of every month, members can bring a community member to the Y for free all day long. Community members are welcome to enjoy the Flick & Float movie in the small pool (6:30 PM) and try a family activity in Hobbs Gym (5:30-7pm).

Eau Claire YMCA 700 Graham Ave., Eau Claire

5:30-8:30pm Fri. May. 12

Dinner Jazz: 58' Belvedere

58 Belvedere is a trio performing original compositions by Dean Granros (guitar) and group improvisation. The raw edge of Granros' guitar combined with the extraordinary drum and bass team of Dave Power and Pat Keen provides a new and unfiltered take on the idea of the jazz power trio.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

6-8pm Fri. May. 12

Go Paint Chippewa Valley - Meet the Artists' Reception & Awards Ceremony

Get first pick of the paintings created during the GO Paint! Chippewa Valley event. The artists of GO Paint! Chippewa Valley have been painting the rolling farmlands, dramatic river banks, charming downtown areas, prairies and forests of Pepin and Eau Claire Counties.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6-8:30pm Fri. May. 12

8th Annual Fairy Tale Ball

An evening with live Disney characters, games, entertainment, dress-up, activities, Sharp Photo booth, food, dancing, horse-drawn carriage rides, and more. This year's theme is "Beauty and the Beast".

The Florian Gardens 2340 Lorch Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: $10 (activity/food tickets sold separately

Age: All Ages

6-11pm Fri. May. 12

5th Annual - “Not Quite All Night” Extravaganza

Down to Earth will have a great selection of unique gifts and home décor items throughout their country store, great deals on plants, drink specials, and much more. In addition, 10” Hanging Baskets will be at the lowest price of the season for just $15 each.

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

6-8pm Fri. May. 12

Family Carnival and Dance

Children’s Dance with DJ– Rock N Roll to Go Plus. Carnival Games & Inflatable Rides Every EC4T site will have a fun carnival game. Other children’s activities & face painting. Juggler. Light snacks.

Eau Claire North High School 1801 Piedmont Rd., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: Preschool Families

6:30-9pm Fri. May. 12

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

7-10pm Fri. May. 12

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. 12

UWEC Film Series: "(500) Days of Summer"

When Tom, a hapless greeting card copywriter and hopeless romantic, is blindsided after his girlfriend Summer dumps him, he shifts back and forth through various periods of their 500 days "together" to try to figure out where things went wrong. His reflections ultimately lead him to finally rediscover his true passions in life.

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

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

Age: PG-13

7-9pm Fri. May. 12

The Stand-Up Co-Mediums

Local psychics and funny ladies Judy Meinen and Lisa Swoboda take the stage in this gallery reading with a sense of humor. You'll cry until you laugh as they bring you messages from beyond. Get Mothers' Day weekend started with Inspirational Messages of Love and Laughter.

29 Pines Hotel and Convention Center 5872 33rd Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $30

Age: 18+

7-10pm Fri. May. 12

Live Music: Dan Zerr and Friends

Dan Zerr, a member of Eggplant Heroes, will be offering up a variety of pop, folk, and Americana tunes, with a little help from his friends, including some of those Eggplant Heroes as well as many other talented local musicians. He'll also be playing songs from his solo CD "Guacamole, Macaroni and Cheese".

Acoustic Cafe 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7pm Fri. May. 12

Filmstock: Elk Mound High School Student Film Showcase

Elk Mound High School presents Filmstock; the first annual student film showcase. S students as they premiere their student films for the first time. Popcorn and other concessions will be available.

Elk Mound High School 405 University St, Elk Mound

Cost: $5

Age: Ages 12 and older

7-9pm Fri. May. 12

UWEC Student Film Festival

UWEC Dept. of Art & Design Video 383 students are presenting their artistic and creatively produced short films. Please join us in the Foster Gallery for an evening of fun, relaxation, and free popcorn Come out and support artists…

UWEC Foster Gallery Haas Fine Arts Center 121 Water Street, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7:30pm Fri. May. 12

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

7:30-9:30pm Fri. May. 12

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

7:30-10pm Fri. May. 12

Population 485: On Stage

Against a backdrop of fires and tangled wrecks, bar fights and smelt feeds, Population: 485 is a comic and sometimes heartbreaking true tale leavened with quieter meditations on an overlooked America. Adapted from the best-selling book by Michael Perry. Directed by Jake Lindgren.

UWEC Kjer Theatre 1602 Park Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: Adults: $20; Students: $15

Age: 10+

7:30pm Fri. May. 12

Out of Love for the Truth: Martin Luther and Music of the Reformation

Vocal chamber ensemble Schola Cantorum will trace Lutheran choral tradition with their spring concert. “Out of Love for the Truth: Martin Luther and Music of the Reformation” will present music that outlines the development of the Lutheran sacred music tradition.

Our Savior's Lutheran Church 910 9th St. E, Menomonie

Cost: Advanced tickets for the performances can be purchased online for $12 ($7 for students) at; tickets will also be available at the door for $15 ($10 for students).

Age: All Ages

8-10pm Fri. May. 12

Gallery Friday: Eggplant Heroes

Eggplant Heroes is Americana collaboration among Duffy Duyfhuizen, Max Garland, Joel Pace, Olaf Lind, Caleb Horne, Dan Zerr, and Lucas Fischer. Mixing original tunes with songs by others that we like to play, EPH tries to bring a rich and eclectic musical experience. Doors at 7:30pm

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: $5

8-10pm Fri. May. 12

AcoustiHoo on Sue Orfield Show

AcoustiHoo is a natural outgrowth of the blues, jazz, folk, and art scenes of the Chippewa Valley. Made up of Sue Orfield (Tenor Sax), Lucas Fischer (Guitar/Vocal), Olaf Lind (Violin/Mandolin) and Randy Sinz (Bass/Vocal), AcoustiHoo takes the listener off the beaten path to enjoy music for what it is.

Stones Throw 304 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

9pm Fri. May. 12

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. 12

Vinyl Nights: Billy Siegel

Revival Records' Billy Siegel spins an eclectic array of tunes from his expansive collection. In addition to 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

10pm Fri. May. 12

Live Music: Arms Aloft + Typesetter + Naive Sense

Arms Aloft is an Eau Claire-native punk band. Typesetter is a Chicago band influenced by punk, indie rock, shoegaze and noise rock. Näive Sense is a noise punk band from the Twin Cities. Doors at 8pm.

The Mousetrap 311 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

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