Events For 09/28/2017

Thu. Sep. 28

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. 28

Harvest Moon Fall Tour

A self-guided tour, exploring the countryside and communities in Clark County. Follow the signs and explore any time. Pumpkin farms, corn mazes, greenhouses, specialty shops, cheese & meat shops, art studios, and honey & maple syrup shops.

Clark County

Thu. Sep. 28

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

Thu. Sep. 28

Eau Claire World Film Festival

The Eau Claire World Film Festival will screen tons of films over three days. Includes a screening of the Cheeseheads documentary, as well as several super-small short films screened at the Oxbow Hotel.

Micon Downtown Cinema 315 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: $32 all festival pass; $10-14 single day pass

8:45-9:35am Thu. Sep. 28

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. 28

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. 28

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. 28

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. 28

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. 28

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

9:50-10:40am Thu. Sep. 28

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-5pm Thu. Sep. 28

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. 28

Gem Suncatchers

Add beauty to your window with a homemade suncatcher. Pick out the prettiest gems and watch the sunlight catch the colors.

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

Cost: FREE (WIth Museum admission)

10-10:30am Thu. Sep. 28

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. 28

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. 28

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. 28

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

11:30am-7:30pm Thu. Sep. 28

Spaghetti Feed for Hope Village Tiny Houses

Help the First Presbyterian Church raise funds for Hope Village (the Chippewa Falls tiny house project).

First Presbyterian Church 130 W. Central St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: Price TBA

noon-1pm Thu. Sep. 28

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. 28

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. 28

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-1pm Thu. Sep. 28

Lunch 'n Learn

Topic: Planning & Preparing for the Future Planning for your future care needs is important and vital. Many adults have questions. This presentation is designed to start the conversation regarding planning and preparing for future care needs. Registration is required at least one day in advance.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

noon-8pm Thu. Sep. 28

Building Dreams: Art of Architecture and Invention Art Exhibit

This fall exhibit shows the art of an Eau Clairian’s patented inventions; architecturally inspired art and jewelry of our region and more creations. The gallery offers guided tours of their downtown Eau Claire 1882 Victorian Mansion as part of the exhibit.

Galaudet Gallery LLC 618 South Farwell, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

1-6pm Thu. Sep. 28

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. 28

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+

2:30-3pm Thu. Sep. 28

Fuzebeads

The artistic possibilities are endless when you melt colored beads into a pattern.

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

Cost: FREE (with museum admission)

4-8pm Thu. Sep. 28

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

4:30-7pm Thu. Sep. 28

Fall Meatball Dinner

Menu includes meatballs (hand rolled), real mashed potatoes, rich brown gravy, rutabagas, Lefse, cole-slaw, dinner rolls, ice cream dessert, choice of beverages (decaf coffee, milk, tea, ice water). Carry-outs welcomed. Proudly sponsors the EC Masonic Angel Fund.

Masonic Center 616 Graham Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $10 GA; $5 for age 7-12; and FREE for age 0-6

Age: All Ages

5pm Thu. Sep. 28

Terrarium Workshop

A simple glass container can be transformed into a self sustained tropical oasis. Learn how to properly put together a glass terrarium that creates a perfect growing environment for plants, and adds life to your office desk, the nook in your kitchen or a child’s room.

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

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

5-5:55pm Thu. Sep. 28

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. 28

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+

5-7pm Thu. Sep. 28

Career Exploring Program for Youth

Career Exploring is a growing program in the Chippewa Valley which aims to help youth to learn more about careers that can be pursued in a variety of fields. Career Exploring programs offer multiple learning sessions that feature speakers, hand on activities,& shadowing of local professionals.

Cost: FREE

Age: 6th-12th grade

5pm Thu. Sep. 28

Evening Trivia at L.E. Phillips Senior Center

Bring a team of up to five people, or join a team after you arrive. Plenty of people come and pick up teams, so don't be shy!

L.E. Phillips Senior Center 1616 Bellinger St., Eau Claire

Cost: $2 (Register by 9/25)

Age: Ages 50+

5-7pm Thu. Sep. 28

Language Exchange: Habla en la Cabra

Practice your second language with us, English or Spanish. We sip coffee and help each other practice conversational English and Spanish. Bring the family, all levels and ages are welcome. Brought to you by El Centro de Conexión de Chippewa Valley.

The Goat Coffee House 336 Water St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

5:30-9pm Thu. Sep. 28

Run With the Cops 5K for Special Olympics

Join dozens of law enforcement officers for this 5k to benefit local Special Olympics athletes. This unique evening glow run follows a 5k run and 1 mile walk route on campus and through parts of downtown Menomonie. Registration includes a t-shirt and coffee and donuts at the finish line. Open to all community members, families, college students and anyone interested in supporting Special Olympics.

UW-Stout Campus 712 Broadway St S, Menomonie

Cost: $25

Age: All Ages

5:30-6:30pm Thu. Sep. 28

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+

5:30-6:20pm Thu. Sep. 28

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

5:30-7:30pm Thu. Sep. 28

Parent Cafe'

This free family event includes a family-style meal, craft time for you and your child, and an adult facilitated discussion. Childcare is provided. Tonight's topic is "Flying Solo", and is presented by River Source Family Center Parent Educators. Space is limited, registration is required.

River Source Family Center 403 High Street, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

5:30-6:30pm Thu. Sep. 28

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. 28

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. 28

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

6-7pm Thu. Sep. 28

3D Dabble: 3D Printing Series for Teens (Beginner)

Learn the basics of 3D modeling with the popular software, Sketch Up. Continue on to the next session to build on your 3D modeling knowledge. Presented by the Chippewa Valley Technical College. Registration and permission form required.

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

Cost: FREE/Registration Required

Age: Grades 8-12

6-8:30pm Thu. Sep. 28

Babysitter Training with Pediatric First Aid/CPR

Start your babysitting business on the right foot and learn how to be a safe, professional and reliable sitter. You will also get certified in Pediatric First Aid and CPR/AED. Must attend all classes to receive certification.

10th St. Recreation Center 9th St. & Bartlett Ave., Altoona

Cost: $100

Age: Age 11-17

6:30-9pm Thu. Sep. 28

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. 28

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. 28

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. 28

The Paint Shack

Have fun painting on canvas, wood, bags, glasses and more. Made easy and fun as a trained instructor walks the class through the process. Check the website for more information on scheduled events and classes.

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

Cost: $10-$35 depending on the class

6:40-7:40pm Thu. Sep. 28

Zumba with PS-Get Fit

No experience required and all fitness levels are welcome.

Pinehurst Fitness 3027 N Hastings Way, Eau Claire

Cost: First class is free, $5 drop-ins, punch cards available

Age: All Ages

7-9pm Thu. Sep. 28

Live Music at the Acoustic Cafe: The Cry Babies

The Cry Babies draw from a wide variety of music, they emphasize acoustic versions of early Fab Four “B”-side tunes, concentrating on the vocals (their name comes from one of The Beatles’ early songs). The Cry Babies formed from a chance introduction at an open mic in Eau Claire, WI, where they found a lot of musical interests in common.

Acoustic Cafe 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7-9pm Thu. Sep. 28

Kardemimmit Concert

University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire will host the Finnish folk group, Kardemimmit, on September 28th as part of the university’s ongoing musical, scholarly and international programming. The concert, which is free and open to the public is sponsored by UW-Eau Claire’s Council on Internationaltionalization and Global Engagement.

Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, UWEC 121 Water St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7-9pm Thu. Sep. 28

An Innocent Affair

In the Light Theatre Company will be performing An Innocent Affair, a full-length comedy about love, romance, and living like you’ve got a gun to your head. Proceeds will help update the stage at Valleybrook. The saturday performance will benefit August Davidson, who has cerebral palsy.

Valleybrook Church 412 S Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: $13

Age: All Ages

7-8pm Thu. Sep. 28

Candlelight Flow

Candlelight Flow is a flowing hatha class accessible to practitioners with basic yoga experience. Release your week and fuel your inner flame.

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

Cost: $15

7:30-10pm Thu. Sep. 28

NOTA Open Read

A relaxing night of poetry and prose at The Cabin! Come share some work of your own or simply listen along with a beer or coffee in hand. As always, there will be a musical guest.

The Cabin UWEC Davies Center, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

8-10pm Thu. Sep. 28

Open Mic

Whether you’re a rock band, singer/songwriter, poet, spoken word artist, juggler, magician, comedian or a rapper, you are welcome to sign up and perform. You name the instrument - guitar, trumpet, banjo, ukulele. Welcomes performers of all kinds.

UW-Stout Memorial Student Center, The Terrace 302 10th Ave. E, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

8pm Thu. Sep. 28

Campfire Stories: A Night of Fact, Fiction, and Fire

A new literary reading event series on Oxbow Hotel patio. Listen to area storytellers, yarn-spinners, talkers, poets, and writers share tales around the fire pits.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

8:15-9:30pm Thu. Sep. 28

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. 28

Clear Water Comedy Presents: Emily Galati

Emily Galati is whip-smart and not afraid to prove it. Known for her relentlessly clever style, she brings a social awareness and quick-wit to her shows. Emily isn’t afraid to delve into jokes that are controversial — occasionally bruising some feelings along the way and then gleefully waiting for those shocked and chagrined reactions after delivering the punchline.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: $5 GA, $3 Student (comes with free drink)

Age: All Ages (18+ Recommended)

9pm Thu. Sep. 28

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 09/28/2017

karaoke/DJ, galleries, classes, etc