Events For 05/16/2017

Tue. May. 16

"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 Tue. May. 16

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 Tue. May. 16

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

9-9:30am Tue. May. 16

Serious Circuits

30 minutes of weights and cardio circuit training with personal Trainer Emily Balow or Josh Bafford. Tuesdays are FREE until the end of March 2017

Dragonfly Dance and Wellness 308 North Barstow, Eau Claire

Cost: $8

Age: 12+

9:15-10:15am Tue. May. 16

Mindful Healing Yoga Class

All ages and abilities are welcome. Stretches and core strength,balance and coordination, breathing and relaxation.

The Center 3701 E. Clairemont Ave (HWY 12 ), Eau Claire

Cost: $10 Drop-in class or punch card pass

Age: All Ages

9:30-10:30am Tue. May. 16

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+

9:30-11:30am Tue. May. 16

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 Tue. May. 16

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 Tue. May. 16

Lily Pad Lab: Lil’ Sprouts Preschool Cooking at Forage

You and your little one can participate together in fun, age appropriate classes bursting with hands-on activities, healthy concept learning through games, and of course, empowering your little one to create their own special healthy snacks. Classes are theme-based and one hour in length.

Forage 930 Galloway St., Building 13, Suite 212, Eau Claire

Cost: Register for both sessions - $27 or $15 each class

Age: Ages 2-6

10:30-11am Tue. May. 16

Cereal Mosaics & Birdfeeder Sculptures

With your favorite breakfast treat, make colorful mosaics and tasty birdfeeders to hang at home.

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 Tue. May. 16

Super Small Science: Lego Zip Lines

Introduce your preschool scientist to exciting hands-on and age-appropriate experiments with our very own Dr. Labcoat. This week's activity is 'Lego Zip Lines!'

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

Cost: FREE with Museum membership or admission

Age: Ages 2-5

noon-12:30pm Tue. May. 16

Abs on Fire

30 Minute of Ab intensity with personal Trainer Josh Bafford or Emily Balow.

Dragonfly Dance and Wellness 308 North Barstow, Eau Claire

Cost: $8

Age: 12+

12:30pm Tue. May. 16

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

1-3pm Tue. May. 16

Dunn Dulcimers

All ages, all skill levels, and all string instruments welcome.

Christ Lutheran Church 1306 Wilcox St., Menomonie

3-4:30pm Tue. May. 16

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

3:30-5pm Tue. May. 16

Altoona Public Library: Teen Minecraft Club

Six laptops are available, but players are encouraged to bring their own laptops, if possible. The library has 1 Minecraft account that may be shared amongst players. If you do not have your own Minecraft Club Account, please be prepared to share. Sign-up required.

Altoona Public Library 1303 Lynn Ave., Altoona

Cost: FREE

Age: Teens ages 12-18

3:30-4pm Tue. May. 16

Cereal Mosaics & Birdfeeder Sculptures

With your favorite breakfast treat, make colorful mosaics and tasty birdfeeders to hang at home.

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

Cost: FREE with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

5-7pm Tue. May. 16

The Paint Shack

Enjoy a fun evening of painting made easy and exciting. A talented social artist will instruct you step by step through recreating the featured painting of the night.

The Paint Shack 2524 Golf Road Suite 2c, Eau Claire

Cost: $35

5:30-6:14pm Tue. May. 16

Turbo Kick at Dragonfly

Get hooked on the Turbo Kick high with cardio kickboxing and body-sculpting dance moves choreographed to the hottest music mixes. Classes are $5 a class, drop-ins welcome. This class is for all fitness levels, with modifications given for low impact and beginners.

Dragonfly Dance and Wellness 308 North Barstow, Eau Claire

Cost: $5

Age: All Ages

5:30-8:30pm Tue. May. 16

Spring Edibles

Learn to identify, harvest and prepare wild morel mushrooms. Students will learn to identify all forms of true and false morels, as well as how to prepare them for the table. Discuss Oyster mushrooms and Pheasants Back mushrooms along with several edible spring plants. Emphasis will be put on safety and ethical harvest.

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

Cost: $25 (For both nights); Register at least 48 hours in advance

Age: All Ages

5:30-6:30pm Tue. May. 16

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+

5:30-6:30pm Tue. May. 16

Lily Pad Lab: Lil’ Sprouts Preschool Cooking at Forage

You and your little one can participate together in fun, age appropriate classes bursting with hands-on activities, healthy concept learning through games, and of course, empowering your little one to create their own special healthy snacks. Classes are theme-based and one hour in length.

Forage 930 Galloway St., Building 13, Suite 212, Eau Claire

Cost: Register for both sessions - $27 or $15 each class

Age: Ages 2-6

5:30-6:30pm Tue. May. 16

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

5:31-7:30pm Tue. May. 16

Spring Evening Bird Hikes

May is an exciting time for birds at Beaver Creek as migrants are moving north and stop here to rest and re-fuel. Join a Reserve Naturalist for an after-dinner walk to see who we can find on the trails.

Wise Nature Center, Beaver Creek Reserve S1 Cty Rd. K, Fall Creek

Cost: Friends $3 (per hike) Nonmembers $5 (per hike)

Age: Age 10 - adult

5:45-7:15pm Tue. May. 16

Buddhist Study Group

One half hour group meditation (personal instruction available) one half hour teaching by Lama Tsultrim Yeshe of Hay River Meditation Center, and one half hour group book discussion and questions. Currently reading Excellent At The Beginning by Khenpo Karthar Rinpoche. All are welcome at any session, come see for yourself. Please call for more info if needed.

Unitarian Universalist Church 421 S. Farwell St, Eau Claire

Cost: Free Initial Visits then $25 monthly contribution

Age: All Ages

6-9pm Tue. May. 16

UKE - Ukulele Klub of Eau Claire

All levels and ages of ukulele players (and listeners & singers) are welcome. Social hour begins at 6 pm, music starts at 7 pm. If you wish to lead a song, please bring at least 20 copies of the music to share.

Galloway Grille 409 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6-7pm Tue. May. 16

Eau Claire Guitar Club

Have fun learning and playing music in a relaxed social setting. Join instructor Tim Litscher (Evergreen Grass Band) for strumming and singing. Bring your favorite songs to share (rock, country, folk, etc.) and learn new songs, too. Each week Tim will bring new ideas for members to work on and he’ll take time to answer your musical questions.

Eau Claire Music School 1620 Ohm Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $10 drop in; $7 per session when you pay in advance for two or more

6-7pm Tue. May. 16

Essential Oils & Seasonal Threats Make & Take Rollerballs

While making a rollerball, learn the basics of essential oils and how to reduce seasonal threats. $10 add'l charge per roller. To register stop by or call the Altoona Parks & Recreation Office.

Altoona City Park Recreation Center 2303 Garfield Ave., Altoona

Cost: $5/Resident of Altoona; $10/Non-resident of Altoona

Age: Adult

6-8pm Tue. May. 16

Creative Economy Week: State of our Theatre

Celebrate the flourishing theatre scene in the Chippewa Valley with a night of conversation and drinks. Representatives from theatre organizations in the region will reflect on where we’ve been, where we’re going, and how the community can continue to promote and advance local theatre. The discussion will be followed by an opportunity to mingle, rub shoulders with your favorite local performing artists, and The Plus' regularly scheduled Open Mic. Moderated by Ben Richgruber, the Executive Director of the Eau Claire Regional Arts Center.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

6:15-7pm Tue. May. 16

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

6:30-9pm Tue. May. 16

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

6:30-7:30pm Tue. May. 16

Gardening 101

Gardening 101 Class taught by Darryl Reed (Master Gardener), sponsored by the Eau Claire Area Master Gardener Volunteer Association.

Altoona Public Library 1303 Lynn Ave., Altoona

Cost: FREE

6:30-8pm Tue. May. 16

Swan Lake Ballet Studio - Spring Kids Classes

Learn diversity through dance, study classical ballet vocabulary, build up strong body, and experience creativity in dance. Students learn classical ballet choreography and perform at various venues such as Mabel Tainter, Summer Festival, Fall International Festival, and the UWEC Davies Center.

Swan Lake Ballet Studio Banbury Place Bldg 13 Ste 122, Eau Claire

Cost: $5-8/class, $20-36 for 5 classes, $28-55 for 9 classes

Age: Ages 3-13

6:40-7:40pm Tue. May. 16

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

7pm Tue. May. 16

Eau Claire Buddhist Sangha Meditation Group

Meets for meditation and discussion every Tuesday. Thirty minutes of meditation followed by discussion. Monthly visits by a teacher, Santikaro of Liberation Park. Cushions and chairs are available.

The Yoga Room 2839 Mall Dr., Eau Claire

Cost: Freewill offering

7-8:30pm Tue. May. 16

Writing for Exposure: Why Writers Need to Get Paid for Communities to Flourish

Discussions of creativity and commerce are confusing, controversial, and somehow still taboo. Writers are taught to “do it for the love” but what happens when they need to pay the bills? Local writers and poets consider the topic of commerce and creativity in writing. Guests include author and professor BJ Hollars, Mike Paulus of Volume One, and more.

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

7-8pm Tue. May. 16

The History of Eau Claire Schools

Join former ECASD superintendent Dr. Marv Lansing for this fun, informative talk. Free and open to the public.

Chippewa Valley Museum 1204 E. Half Moon Dr., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7:30-11:30pm Tue. May. 16

Musician Gathering & Open Mic

Jeff White hosts this high quality open mic every Tuesday. Sign up at 7pm. Always a large variety of microbrews on tap. Food available.

Tomahawk Room 306 N. Bridge St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

9pm Tue. May. 16

Open Mic Night

The V1 reader's poll voted best open mic in the Chippewa Valley, every tuesday night. Music, comedy, and more, with half-price apps & taps from 9-midnight. It's free to attend and all ages are welcome. Sign up at 8, open mic at 9.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE admission

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

Ongoing Events For 05/16/2017

karaoke/DJ, galleries, classes, etc