Events For 05/18/2017

Thu. May. 18

"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. 18

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. 18

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. 18

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. 18

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. 18

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. 18

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

9:30-11:30am Thu. May. 18

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

9:30-11am Thu. May. 18

Phenology Hike for Elder Explorers

This naturalist led, 60-minute hike on Reserve trails, will document the changes taking place in the woods at the Reserve. The hike will be capped off with coffee and a treat, and further discus¬sion. Hikers should expect about a mile long hike with uneven terrain and stairs to negotiate.

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

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

Age: 55+

9:30-10:30am Thu. May. 18

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

10am-4pm Thu. May. 18

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

10:30-11:30am Thu. May. 18

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

10:30-11:30am Thu. May. 18

Meet a Chef

Try your hat at being a real sous chef's sous chef. Study under Nick DeCambaliza, sous chef at the Eau Claire Golf & Country Club, and learn how to whip up something super tasty.

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

Cost: FREE with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

11:30am-12:30pm Thu. May. 18

Book Bites Book Club

A brown bag lunch time book club! Meets the 3rd Thursday of the month (Jan.-May) at 11:30 am. Bring your own lunch and we'll provide coffee, tea, and cocoa. Come ready to share a favorite book and what you liked about it. The group will choose a different reading topic for each month.

Altoona Public Library 1303 Lynn Ave., Altoona

Cost: FREE

Age: Adults

noon-1pm Thu. May. 18

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. 18

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 Thu. May. 18

Fun with First Graders

Share a very special lunch time with the First Grade students of the Augusta School District. Be prepared to share stories with them. There will have a special guest speaker and treats.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

12:30pm Thu. May. 18

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. 18

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. 18

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+

3:30-4pm Thu. May. 18

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

4-8pm Thu. May. 18

Creative Communities Gallery Walk

With over 8 participating galleries, there will be several events going on that evening, including scrapbooking (Tangled Up in Hue), Songwriting discussions (Volume One) and stories of success from Woodworker, Tim Brudnicki (200 Main Gallery). Look for the green and purple balloons!

Downtown Eau Claire, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

4-8pm Thu. May. 18

Opening for Visiting Artists, Tim Brudnicki and Jackie Young

Opening for two Visiting Artists: Tim Brudnicki is a woodworker with a passion for blending pebbles with the natural beauty of black walnut. Jackie Young is an emerging artist, with beautiful landscape acrylic paintings. Tim will share his story of entrepreneurship at 6pm as part of the Downtown Gallery Walk.

200 Main - Gallery & Studios 200 Main St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

4-7pm Thu. May. 18

The Glass Artwork of Steve Immerman - Kiln Formed Glass Bowls and Sculpture

Featuring the three dimensional artwork of Steve Immerman. B-Framed Galleries is currently the exclusive Wisconsin gallery to Immerman's kiln formed glass bowls and sculptures composed of abstract geometric design juxtaposed with organic elements.

B-Framed Galleries 313 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

4:30-10pm Thu. May. 18

Get to Know the Blue Ox Pre-Party

Featuring performances by Sam Bush, Pert' Near Sandstone, Dead Horses, and Them Coulee Boys. This will be a gathering of both the Eau Claire music and business communities to showcase the Blue Ox Music Festival. Bell's Brewery Happy Hour from 4:30-6pm, Hors D'oeuvres from 5-8pm, and free raffle & prizes.

The Lismore 333 Gibson Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $15 in Advance, $20 at the Door

Age: 21+

5-5:55pm Thu. May. 18

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+

5-7:30pm Thu. May. 18

Sketchbook-Making Workshop with Blue Canvas Studios

Create your own sketchbook/journal by painting & drawing on a slab of canvas that will be sewn into book form. Blue Canvas Studios will sew the canvas into book form for you and return your book after the class.

New Tangled Up in Hue Location 505 S. Barstow St. Suite B, Eau Claire

Cost: $30

Age: Ages 10+

5-6:30pm Thu. May. 18

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 616 S Farwell Street, Eau Claire

Cost: Cost information online, Register by May 1st

Age: 21+

5-7pm Thu. May. 18

Menomonie Preservation Month Celebration

Experience the historic architecture of the downtown through scavenger hunts and a historical walking tour, featuring new research on downtown buildings. Break out your flannel that evening for a best dressed lumberjack (or lumber-jackie!) contest. Celebrate Menomonie's "hair-itage" in a lumberjack beard competition.

Downtown Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

5-8pm Thu. May. 18

Menomonie Boys & Girls Club: 2nd Annual Winner Dinner

This event features a fun-filled evening of delicious food, silent auction, raffles, and most importantly, the chance to get to know the Boys & Girls Club members. The center is celebrating its re-opening in February 2017 due to an outpouring of financial support from the community.

University of Wisconsin Stout - Ballroom 712 South Broadway Street, Menomonie

Cost: $60 person, $350 for table of 8

5:30pm Thu. May. 18

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. 18

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. 18

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. 18

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+

5:30-7pm Thu. May. 18

Family STEAM Night: Concocting with Chemistry

Grab the kids and join Dr. Labcoat for an explosion of hands-on chemistry concoctions. Try your hand at Mini Rainbow Explosions, Blow-Up Balloons, “Frozen” Baking Soda, Color Changing Acids, “Nano”-Sized Sunscreen, Super Snow, Elephant Toothpaste Demo Best, and more.

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. 18

Bertha Tainter Presentation by Jan Harvey

As part of the Preservation Celebration in downtown Menomonie, Jan Harvey will share her research on the life of Bertha Tainter, including fun facts about her feminism. Bertha is the mother of Mabel who is memorialized by the Mabel Tainter Theater.

Bookends on Main 214 E. Main St., Menomonie

5:30-8:30pm Thu. May. 18

Burger King Classic Car Show

Classic cars, vintage, antique, muscle cars and more. Fun for the entire family.

Burger King - West Side 2833 North Clairemont Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE to exhibitors and spectators

Age: All Ages

5:30-6:30pm Thu. May. 18

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

5:30-8:30pm Thu. May. 18

Dinner Jazz: Sue Orfield

Sue Orfield has been playing the saxophone for close to 40 years, with the last 10 or so right here in the Chippewa Valley. Her playing is informed by blues, joy, bluegrass, sadness, jazz, crazy, rock, and everything else she’s ever heard. She’ll be joined by musical experts Josh Gallagher piano, and Jeremy Boettcher on bass.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

5:30-8:30pm Thu. May. 18

Vinyl Nights: DJ Cooper

Sit back and enjoy half-price taps or a koldtbord from our late-night menu while featured local musicians, collectors, and tastemakers play classic and new vinyl records live on stage. Local Tony Cook joins us on the Lakely stage to play an eclectic range of his favorites and yours.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6-8pm Thu. May. 18

Speaking the Language: Preparing to Talk to a Commercial Lender

Are you thinking about starting or expanding a small business? Every industry has its own jargon. Learn a lexicon of common financial terms and concepts so that you can prepare your funding proposal as well as speak and negotiate knowledgably with any potential funder.

Western Dairyland 418 Wisconsin St., Eau Claire

Cost: $29

6-6:45pm Thu. May. 18

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

6-8pm Thu. May. 18

Panels and Frames

For the May Anime & Manga book club, we'll be discussing the following Anime: Ano Natsu de Matteru (full series), Senyu (Season 1 - these are short-form). Manga: Soul Eater (Volume 2), Welcome to the Ballroom (Volume 2).

Books a Million 4030 Commonwealth Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 18+

6-8:30pm Thu. May. 18

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 616 S Farwell Street, Eau Claire

Cost: Cost information online, Register by May 1st

Age: 21+

6-7:30pm Thu. May. 18

ABC's of Home Building Presented by United Bank

Join the Chippewa Valley Home Builders Association to learn more about building your own home. Learn the first steps, what to discuss with your lender, the prequalifying and financing of your property, different ways to build your home and choosing a builder.

Chippewa Valley Home Builders Association Board Room 4319 Jeffers Rd. Suite 200, Eau Claire

Cost: $10 per person. Includes one FREE ticket to the 43rd Annual Parade of Homes

Age: All Ages

6-8:30pm Thu. May. 18

Wine & Whimsy

A workshop of canvas and wine with friends. Open to interested painters of all experience levels. Enjoy a night of painting with a side of wine.

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

Cost: $35

6-9pm Thu. May. 18

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

6:30pm Thu. May. 18

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. 18

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. 18

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

6:40-7:40pm Thu. May. 18

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 Thu. May. 18

Eau Claire Music School's Songwriters in the Round

Join local musicians in a supportive setting in the Local Store gallery to develop your craft by sharing your songs and the stories behind them. Fuel your inspiration by interacting with other artists. Hosted by Deirdre Jenkins, a longtime singer/songwriter in the Nashville music scene. Sponsored by the Eau Claire Music School.

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

7-9pm Thu. May. 18

Live Music: Joe Hunt

Joe Hunt is a former UWEC student, returning to perform in the town he called home for four years. His music is stylistically akin to folk, Americana, and the blues. He can oft be found busking for passerby on the streets of Midwestern cities. His influences include Dr. Dog and his father, William.

Acoustic Cafe 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7-9pm Thu. May. 18

The Migration of (Mis)Information

Visitors to this multi-discliplinary collaborative work will embark on their own physical and intellectual migration, guided by visual art, music, theatre, dance, poetry, world languages, and a variety of audio, written, and visual texts. Kickoff begins at 7pm, but visitors can arrive until 9:30pm and still participate.

Memorial High School 2225 Keith St., Eau Claire

8:30pm Thu. May. 18

Clear Water Comedy Presents: Emma Arnold

Emma Arnold is a comedian, author, and beekeeper. She tours regularly, and performed in fifty two cities in 2016. When not touring, Emma lives with her six children (yes, six) in Idaho, where she keeps kids and bees with varying degrees of success. Doors at 8pm.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: $5 GA; $3 with student ID; comes with a free domestic tap/rail drink/soda

Age: All Ages (18+ Suggested)

9pm Thu. May. 18

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

Ongoing Events For 05/18/2017

karaoke/DJ, galleries, classes, etc

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