Events For 09/14/2017

Thu. Sep. 14

Gentle Yoga for Health, Longevity, and Happiness

Learn yoga and meditation practice techniques to address clarity of mind, feel more energetic, improve health, and build strength.

The Center 3701 E. Clairemont Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $10

Age: All

Thu. Sep. 14

Young Brothers Art Show

Joe Young creates art from what he sees around him; botanicals, landscapes and people. Primarily working in oil, he also uses watercolor and charcoal. He trained at Goddard College and The Vermont Studio School.

The Goat Coffee House 336 Water St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

8:45-9:35am Thu. Sep. 14

Little Language Lab

Toddlers will listen to stories, sing songs, learn finger-plays, move/dance, and do age-appropriate crafts and sensory activities. This class is a mix of structured circle time and free choice stations. Suggestions and techniques will be shared and discussed on ways to enhance your child's language development.

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

Cost: $50, Drop in $10 (call ahead)

Age: Ages 1-2

9-9:55am Thu. Sep. 14

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. Sep. 14

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. Please check their online schedule before going.

Eau Claire Indoor Sports Center 3456 Craig Road, Eau Claire

Cost: $4/child

9:30-11:30am Thu. Sep. 14

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

9:30am Thu. Sep. 14

Stand In The Light Choir Rehearsals

A choir for people in the early to mid stages of memory loss and their singing partners and volunteers to come together and share their love of music. Rehearsals are 90 minutes starting at 9:30 with social time, snacks and singing. No experience necessary, just a love of singing.

Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd 1120 Cedar St., Eau Claire

Cost: $25/couple; Scholarships available

Age: People with memory loss

9:30-10:30am Thu. Sep. 14

Yoga on a Budget

This class will focus on linking breath with movement. It is a moderately paced class that offers demonstrations and verbal cues. It is great for beginner practitioners as well as those looking to refresh their practice. The room will be heated using infrared heat panels to 90 degrees.

Latitude 44 Yoga Studio 313 E. Madison St., Eau Claire

Cost: $10

9:30-11:30am Thu. Sep. 14

Phenology Hike for Experienced Explorers

This program is targeted for our older nature lovers. After hiking for an hour or so with a naturalist on the Reserve trails and documenting the changes taking place in the Reserve’s woods, the walk will be capped off with coffee and a treat and further discussion about things seen on the trails. Expect uneven terrain and stairs.

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

Cost: Friends $3; Nonmembers $5

Age: 55+

9:50-10:40am Thu. Sep. 14

Little Language Lab

Toddlers will listen to stories, sing songs, learn finger-plays, move/dance, and do age-appropriate crafts and sensory activities. This class is a mix of structured circle time and free choice stations. Suggestions and techniques will be shared and discussed on ways to enhance your child's language development.

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

Cost: $50, Drop in $10 (call ahead)

Age: Ages 1-2

10am-4pm Thu. Sep. 14

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

10am-5pm Thu. Sep. 14

Hugh Mandelert Retrospective - Art and Addiction

This exhibit is a retrospective of the artwork of Hugh Mandelert, which has been generously loaned to the Heyde Center from the private collections of community members. The theme of the exhibit “Art and Addiction” serves as a catalyst for a community exploration and a dialogue of chemical dependency issues in the region.

Chippewa Valley Cultural Association, Inc., Heyde Center for the Arts 3 South High Street, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10-10:30am Thu. Sep. 14

Menomonie Public Library: Learning Together

Storytime for children birth and older. Children attend with a parent or caregiver. No registration required.

Menomonie Public Library 600 Wolske Bay Rd, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10:45-11:15am Thu. Sep. 14

Menomonie Public Library: On My Own

For children 3-5 years old. Children attend by themselves. No registration required.

Menomonie Public Library 600 Wolske Bay Rd, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: Children Age 3-5

11am-noon Thu. Sep. 14

ABC’s for 2s and 3s

ABC’s for 2s and 3s is a fun step into exploring letters, numbers, and shapes. 2-3 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 yrs

11am-1pm Thu. Sep. 14

Lunch Break Open Skate

Go ice skating during the Lunch Break Skate at Hobbs Ice Arena. Monday through Friday.

Hobbs Ice Arena 915 Menomonie St., Eau Claire

Cost: $3 Per Person; Includes skate rental

Age: All Ages

noon-1pm Thu. Sep. 14

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. Sep. 14

Chippewa Falls Farmers Market

Locally grown fresh fruits, vegetables and flowers, as well as locally made baked goods, salsas, jams, jellies, crafts, handcrafted items, and much more every Thursday.

Allen Park S. Bridge St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

noon-5pm Thu. Sep. 14

Eau Claire Downtown Farmers Market

Seasonal, locally grown vegetables and fruits, plus baked goods, dairy products, meat, honey, maple syrup, flowers, and more. An art market featuring local artists appears most Saturdays throughout the season.

Phoenix Park Pavilions Riverfront Terr., Eau Claire

Age: All ages

noon-8pm Thu. Sep. 14

East Meets West Art Exhibit

Enjoy paintings, drawings, watercolors, crystals, jewelry, prints, photography, sculptures and music from 50 juried artists influenced by Eastern and Western healing modalities inspiring fun and health by seeing beyond what exists and into what could exist.

Galaudet Gallery LLC 618 South Farwell, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

noon-2pm Thu. Sep. 14

Bob's House for Dogs at Heatherwood Assisted Living

Part of the Family is Forever: National Assisted Living Week Celebration. Bob's House for Dogs will bring some of its "residents" to Heatherwood for a meet & greet. Refreshments provided. Door prizes will be given away.

Heatherwood Assisted Living 4510 Gateway Drive, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

1-6pm Thu. Sep. 14

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. Sep. 14

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+

2-4pm Thu. Sep. 14

Being Mortal: Film Showing and Discussion

Ffilm showing of Being Mortal based on the best-selling book by Dr. Atul Gawande. This powerful PBS Frontline film explores the hopes of patients and families facing the end of life. “Being Mortal” examines the nature of the relationship between patients and their doctors, nurses and family members.

Dove Healthcare Bloomer 2217 Duncan Road, Bloomer

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

4-6pm Thu. Sep. 14

Dunn County Hazardous Waste Collections

Hazardous waste collections are imperative to keeping the environment clean. They also keep residents safer and healthier by limiting their exposure to hazardous chemicals. Improper storage and disposal of these products can cause fires,…

See description for location info

4-7pm Thu. Sep. 14

Rock'n The Classic

Attendees can enjoy a 50’s theme event that includes an antique car show, live music, by The Howie Sturtz Orchestra, burger baskets and root beer floats, as well as a cash bar. All funds raised will be donated to the 2017 Walk to End Alzheimer’s.

The Classic at Hillcrest Greens 2455 Sawgrass Pl, Altoona

Cost: $10

Age: All Ages

4-8pm Thu. Sep. 14

Knitters After Dark

Grab your tea or coffee, bring your knitting, and sit at our big table, while socializing with fellow fiber-minded folk. We'll be around to help if a question arises with your project. This club is open to any and all fiber related crafts, weaving, spinning, crocheting, and all skill levels.

Thread Lab 301 Main St., Menomonie

Cost: FREE

5-5:55pm Thu. Sep. 14

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+

5-6:30pm Thu. Sep. 14

Restart - 5 Week Nutrition and Detox Program

A 5-week class with 3-week sugar detox that is part education/real support/real nutrition program. Restart allows you to take a proactive stance towards your health by giving you the tools to make better decisions. Register by Sep. 10.

Vitalistic Protocol, LLC 616 S Farwell Street, Eau Claire

Cost: Registration information available online

Age: 21+

5:30-6:30pm Thu. Sep. 14

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+

5:30-7pm Thu. Sep. 14

7 Chakras

Learn about the 7 Chakras - the body's energy centers, what influences they have on your body and mind, and how you can learn to balance them for better overall health and wellness. Explore each chakra - driving forces, signs of instability, emotions and responses, colors, poses for each chakra, and meditations to practice. This is a 2 part workshop.

Latitude 44 Yoga Studio 313 E. Madison St., Eau Claire

Cost: $40 (member discount available)

5:30-6:20pm Thu. Sep. 14

Dance Buffet

An introduction to dance. They will be taught basic ballet and jazz dance moves along with placing an emphasis on listening and following directions. Children should come prepared to learn and have a blast.

Eau Claire Indoor Sports Center 3456 Craig Road, Eau Claire

Cost: $80 for 7 sessions

Age: Ages 3-4

5:30-8:30pm Thu. Sep. 14

Dinner Jazz: Josh Gallagher + Jeremy Boettcher

Jeremy Boettcher has performed music throughout the world. He has toured extensively in S. Carey, traveling throughout the US, Canada, and Europe. Recently, Jeremy finished a residency for Jazz at Lincoln Center in Doha, Qatar. He will be joined by good friend and incredible talent, Josh Gallagher, on the piano.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

5:30-6:30pm Thu. Sep. 14

Zumba with Z.Vida Fitness

Z.Vida Fitness has been bringing their passion and flair for Zumba to the Chippewa Valley for over 5 years now. Participants are eager to admit it's like dancing with family.

The Center 3701 E. Clairemont Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $6/drop in; $40 unlimited monthly; $25 5-class punch card

6-6:45pm Thu. Sep. 14

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

6-9pm Thu. Sep. 14

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

6-8:30pm Thu. Sep. 14

First Taste Culinary Crawl [SOLD OUT]

The exclusive kickoff event for the first-ever Chippewa Valley Restaurant Week. Taste a full meal's worth of both savory and sweet samples from a select list of 10 local restaurants, enjoy a cash bar of featured beers and wines, explore art studios & vintage retails, groove to a live vinyl soundtrack, and experience the valley's culinary scene in a new way. Check out the updated list of restaurants online at ChippewaValleyRestaurantWeek.com.

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

Cost: $30 (A portion of the proceeds benefits the Feed My People Food Bank)

Age: 21+

6pm Thu. Sep. 14

Writers Read

Featuring readings by poets included in the 2018 WIsconsin Poets' Calendar: Linda Frank, Candace Hennekens, Erna Kelly, Peg Lauber, Sandra Lindow, Jeannie Roberts, and Daniel Ruefman.

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

Cost: FREE

6pm Thu. Sep. 14

Writers Read

Featuring readings by poets included in the 2018 Wisconsin Poets' Calendar: Linda Frank, Candace Hennekens, Erna Kelly, Peg Lauber, Sandra Lindow, Jeannie Roberts, and Daniel Ruefman. Hosted by Max Garland.

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

Cost: FREE

6:30-9pm Thu. Sep. 14

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

6:30-8pm Thu. Sep. 14

Eau Claire Wellness Party

Learn about holistic and natural ways to increase your energy, decrease inflammation, how to go green in your home, get rid of toxic chemicals, and enjoy pesticide free veggies and organic treats.

Please Call or Email For Event Location

Cost: FREE

6:30-7:20pm Thu. Sep. 14

Hip Hop & Funk Dance

Hip Hop/Funk is the next step for your darlings and adds a new funky twist to the class. They will learn dance skills associated with Hip Hop, Jazz, Funk and Modern Dance. Children should bring their positive attitudes and bright smiles. Recital on the last class.

Eau Claire Indoor Sports Center 3456 Craig Road, Eau Claire

Cost: $80 for 7 sessions + Recital

Age: Ages 5-8

6:30-8:30pm Thu. Sep. 14

The Paint Shack

A talented social artist will instruct you step by step through recreating the featured painting of the night. Paint on canvas, wood, bags, glasses, and more. Sign up on Facebook, on their website, or by phone.

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

Cost: $10-35 depending on the class

7-9pm Thu. Sep. 14

Michael Perry and the Long Beds

While the music made by Perry and the Long Beds has been variously described as 'country folk,' 'roughneck folk,' 'folk-twang,' and Americana, they prefer the description given by an audience member after a benefit concert in Perry's old high school gym: "You sound just like Gordon Lightfoot… only zippier!"

Mabel Tainter Center for the Arts 205 Main St. E, Menomonie

Cost: $18 - $25

Age: All Ages

7-8pm Thu. Sep. 14

Artist's Reception for "American Schoolgirl" by Sue Cranston

Acrylic and mixed-media paintings that represent Cranston’s version of childhood experiences for a young girl. It is a playful documentation that combines her memories of growing up in Wisconsin, her experiences teaching in the classroom, and her life as a daughter and mother.

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

7-9pm Thu. Sep. 14

Live Music at the Acoustic Cafe: Goran Ivanovic & Fareed Haque

Inspired by the rhythms and melodies of flamenco, jazz, classical, rock and the Balkan region, this performance features the unrivaled guitar artistry of two of the finest players of their respective generations. Goran Ivanovic and Fareed Haque recorded two CDs together, Macedonian Blues and 7 Boats.

Acoustic Cafe 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7-9pm Thu. Sep. 14

Amy Grant: Human and Humble

Amy Grant's career spans over 30 years and stretches from her roots in gospel to her experience as an iconic pop star, songwriter, television personality and philanthropist. Grant will talk about resiliency and coping with depression. She also will give an acoustic performance of her favorite songs.

The State Theatre 316 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Cost: $15-20

8-10pm Thu. Sep. 14

Haley Klinkhammer

At age 14, Haley Klinkhammer picked up a guitar and filmed her first YouTube video. She never could have imagined where it would take her. Nine years and more than 250 videos videos later, Haley’s passion has turned into her career, with much thanks to her 210,000 subscribers.

UW-Stout Memorial Student Center Amphitheater 302 10th Avenue East, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

8:15-9:30pm Thu. Sep. 14

Yoga of Recovery

A series designed specifically for any individual who may be working to overcome any self-destructive behaviors or thought patterns. Yoga of Recovery has six tenets that we will tap into and work deeply through breath work, hatha yoga, chanting, discussion & meditation.

The Yoga Room 2839 Mall Dr., Eau Claire

Cost: Per class: $15 for members; $20 for nonmembers; Series: $75 for members; $105 for nonmembers

Age: 18+

8:30pm Thu. Sep. 14

Clear Water Comedy Presents: Danny Maupin

Danny Maupin is known for using not just his voice, but his entire body to deliver his energetic performances that blend unapologetic self-awareness with sharp-witted storytelling into unique and spontaneous shows.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: $5 GA, $3 Student; Each ticket comes with a free drink

Age: All Ages (18+ recommended)

9pm Thu. Sep. 14

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. Sep. 14

Vinyl Nights: Big Tall Jake

Vinyl Nights are all about vibe. On Thursdays it's Late Night Happy Hour from 9-11pm with half price taps. Enjoy a drink or a koldtbord from the late-night menu while featured local musicians, collectors, and tastemakers play classic and new vinyl records live on stage.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

9pm Thu. Sep. 14

Live at the Mousetrap: Cranford Hollow

South Carolina's Cranford Hollow has been touring the southeast for two years (previously know as Cranford & Sons) they now have two albums and many miles under their belt and are looking for westward expansion.

The Mousetrap 311 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Ongoing Events For 09/14/2017

karaoke/DJ, galleries, classes, etc