Events For 10/03/2017

Tue. Oct. 3

Fall Ballet Classes

Taught by a great team of four enthusiastic teachers who love to teach ballet, lyrical, and jazz dance. Check online schedule for breakdown of schedule, pricing, and age brackets.

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

Cost: $5-8 per class / $20-36 for 5 classes / $30-55 for 9 classes

Age: Ages 5-7, 7-9, 10-14

Tue. Oct. 3

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

Tue. Oct. 3

Eau Claire Male Chorus Rehearsals

If you area male age 18+ check out the Eau Claire Male Chorus, rehearsing every Tuesday, 7:30 p.m., Lake Street United Methodist Church, Eau Claire. Join for musical fun and friendship this coming season. No audition required

Lake Street United Methodist Church Corner of Lake Street & Fourth Avenue, Eau Claire

Age: 18+

9-9:30am Tue. Oct. 3

Serious Circuits

30 minutes of weights and cardio circuit training with personal Trainer Emily Balow

Dragonfly Dance and Wellness 308 North Barstow, Eau Claire

Cost: $8

Age: 12+

9:15am-noon Tue. Oct. 3

CVTC Career Tours

Curious about college? Career Tour participants will tour CVTC’s campuses and explore programs of interest through classroom/lab visits and talking with instructors and current students.

Chippewa Valley Technical College (Business Education Center Auditorium) 620 W. Clairemont Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

9:15-10am Tue. Oct. 3

Busy Bodies

Busy Bodies is a 6 week class for all kids ages 1-5 yrs and their adult to come have fun and move, move, move. Classes will consist of stretching, action songs, moving with props, dancing, 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 1-5 yrs

9:30-10:30am Tue. Oct. 3

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. Oct. 3

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

9:30-10:30am Tue. Oct. 3

St Mark Children's Power Hour

Kids ages 0-5 and their caregivers are invited to this free program. Hear a Bible story, sing songs, make a craft and enjoy a snack. There is also lots of time to play. Visit the website to pre-register or just show up.

St. Mark Lutheran Church and School 3307 State Street, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 0-5 and caregivers

9:30-10:30am Tue. Oct. 3

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 Tue. Oct. 3

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+

10am-5pm Tue. Oct. 3

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 Tue. Oct. 3

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

10:15am Tue. Oct. 3

L.E. Phillips Library: Toddler Tales Storytime

For two- and three-year-olds and a parent or caregiver. Features stories, songs, and activities.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: 2 & 3 year olds

10:30-10:50am Tue. Oct. 3

Little Learners Storytime

This 15-20 minute program is for children birth to three and their family or caregivers. Short concept rich books, singing, finger plays, puppets and nursery rhyme repetition are used to help foster healthy brain development, enhance early language skills and nurture a love of reading.

Chippewa Falls Public Library 105 W Central St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: Birth -3 and caregivers

10:30-11:30am Tue. Oct. 3

Tiny Scientists – Monarch Lab

During Tiny Scientists – Monarch Lab you and your child will share in learning about what it means to be a scientist by raising and releasing Monarch Butterflies. Be ready for hands-on experiments, interactive nature activities and science related art projects.

Morning Class: Lily Pad Lab, 1620 Ohm Ave (In the EC Music School) | Evening Class: Beaver Creek Reserve

Cost: $60, Drop in $12 (call ahead)

Age: Ages 2-6

10:45-11:15am Tue. Oct. 3

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

11-11:30am Tue. Oct. 3

Growing Readers Storytime

For preschool children ages 3-6, this 30 minute storytime features books, songs, movement, and interactive learning activities that build pre-reading skills in your child, followed by an open activity/play period. Children may attend independently or with their caregivers, but parents are asked to remain in the children's area in case they are needed.

Chippewa Falls Public Library 105 W Central St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: Ages 3-6

11am-1pm Tue. Oct. 3

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-8pm Tue. Oct. 3

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

1-3pm Tue. Oct. 3

Dunn Dulcimers

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

Christ Lutheran Church 1306 Wilcox St., Menomonie

3:45-5pm Tue. Oct. 3

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.

Altoona Public Library 1303 Lynn Ave., Altoona

Cost: FREE

Age: Ages 12-18

4-6pm Tue. Oct. 3

Learn to Make Jewelry Class

Learn to make Jewelry! This class is for beginners who want to learn the basics. We will learn about all the various findings and tools used to make Earrings, Bracelets, and Necklaces. Each student will walk away with a finished pair of earrings.

Blue Boxer Arts 416 S Barstow Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $20

Age: 10+

4-6pm Tue. Oct. 3

Y Arts Week: Fall Crafts & Activities

From arts and crafts to cookie decorating and more check out the Y for everything fall.

Eau Claire YMCA 700 Graham Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

4:30-7pm Tue. Oct. 3

Harvest Meatball Supper Extravaganza

The absolute finest Meatball Dinner, the finest Quilts, the finest Crafts and the yummiest Baked Goods all found on the west hill of Chippewa Falls. Carryouts available and Handicap Access.

Our Savior's Lutheran Church 1300 Mansfield St, Chippewa Falls

Cost: Adults $10; $4 Children 5-10

Age: All Ages

5:15-5:45pm Tue. Oct. 3

Ballet Classes (Age 3-5)

Classes hosted by a team of four enthusiastic teachers who love to teach ballet, lyrical, and jazz dance.

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

Cost: $5 per class/$20 for 5 classes/$30 for 9 classes

Age: Ages 3-5

5:15-6pm Tue. Oct. 3

Open Meditation

Explore and practice a variety of traditional and non-traditional meditation methods. Each week will highlight a theme or focus of attention with the overall intention being to share and experience a modern approach to a sacred tradition. Light and fun, yet informative and sincere. No experience necessary.

The Healing Room 1025 Starr Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $5 minimum donation

5:30-6:14pm Tue. Oct. 3

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

5:30-6:30pm Tue. Oct. 3

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

5:30-6pm Tue. Oct. 3

New Menomonie Market Owner Tour

New Menomonie Market owners are invited to join this fun, behind-the-scenes look at the co-op with tips & trips to shop and save, while learning some of the history of the co-op and what’s to come.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6-7pm Tue. Oct. 3

Tiny Scientists – Monarch Lab

During Tiny Scientists – Monarch Lab you and your child will share in learning about what it means to be a scientist by raising and releasing Monarch Butterflies. Be ready for hands-on experiments, interactive nature activities and science related art projects.

Morning Class: Lily Pad Lab, 1620 Ohm Ave (In the EC Music School) | Evening Class: Beaver Creek Reserve

Cost: $60, Drop in $12 (call ahead)

Age: Ages 2-6

6-8pm Tue. Oct. 3

Pin Loom Weaving Workshop

Learn to design flat, smooth fabric squares on a portable hand loom with instructor Marcella Edmund. Single swatches are ideal for making coasters and multiples can be sewn together for larger projects. All materials provided. Advance registration is required as space is limited to 7 people.

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

Cost: $35 museum members, $40 non-members

Age: 16+ or kids 7+ with adult

6-8:45pm Tue. Oct. 3

Small Business Development Center's Entrepreneurial Training Program

Understanding the full scope of what it takes to start and run a small business can be overwhelming, so the Wisconsin Small Business Development Center at UW-Eau Claire is offering an Entrepreneurial Training Program.

UW-Eau Claire Human Sciences and Services Building 239 Water St, Eau Claire

6:15-7pm Tue. Oct. 3

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. Oct. 3

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. Oct. 3

Eau Claire Guitar Club

Looking to improve your playing? Have a specific question you need answered? Join instructor Tim Litscher for strumming and singing with players of all ages and abilities. Bring your favorite songs to share and learn new songs, too.

Eau Claire Music School 1620 Ohm Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $5

Age: 13+

6:30-8pm Tue. Oct. 3

Light and Color: The Science of Art

Learn how artists overcome obstacles imposed by physics and biology to reach their artistic potential. Join budding artists, members of the science community, and those just curious about the phenomenon of optical illusions in this new and exciting course.

UW-Eau Claire Campus

Cost: $99

6:30-7pm Tue. Oct. 3

Ballet Classes (Age 3-5)

Classes hosted by a team of four enthusiastic teachers who love to teach ballet, lyrical, and jazz dance.

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

Cost: $5 per class/$20 for 5 classes/$30 for 9 classes

Age: Ages 3-5

6:30-8pm Tue. Oct. 3

Learn to Jam With Others: Group Guitar Class

This six session group class builds basic hand strengths needed with emphasis on learning to play by ear with others by understanding basic music theory. For more, see our Facebook page.

Arts Coming Together: School of the Arts 107 Wilson Court, Menomonie

Cost: $75

Age: 9+, Limit 6 students

6:40-7:40pm Tue. Oct. 3

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

7:30-8:30pm Tue. Oct. 3

Men's Yoga Series

A men's only yoga class for beginners and those with some experience. Learn about postures, breath, and how to make the most out of the time on your mat. Yoga makes a wonderful compliment to any exercise regimen or serves as a great stand-alone practice. Experience the physical and mental power of yoga. No flexibility required.

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

Cost: $15 Drop in or $70 for series of 6

7:30pm Tue. Oct. 3

UWEC Artists Series - Lauren Weedman: The City of Eau Claire Show

Weedman visits a city, then spends a week experiencing. The visit culminates in a live show featuring the city, as she sees it. This show will be about Eau Claire, the people and the place, all through Lauren's keen lens for storytelling.

UWEC Schofield Auditorium 105 Garfield Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: $17 GA, $15 for UW system faculty/staff age 62+, $7 for UW System student or under age 17, $3.50 for student tickets in advance

9pm Tue. Oct. 3

Open Mic at The Plus

Every Tuesday night at The Plus, open mic features tons of original music, full bands, acoustic performers, hip-hop, DJs, touring artists, and more before music gives way to standup comedy at 11pm, the truest way attendees can see the Eau Claire standup comedy scene blossom before their eyes.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages (18+ Recommended)

Ongoing Events For 10/03/2017

karaoke/DJ, galleries, classes, etc