Events For 10/09/2017

Mon. Oct. 9

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

Mon. Oct. 9

Creative Ballet Classes

Develop grace, self-esteem, creativity and stage presence in a fun ballet class which will lead to a presentation of excerpts from the Nutcracker on stage on December 21.

Cost: $120 plus $20 registration fee

Age: Ages 3-14

Mon. Oct. 9

Snake Week

Do you love slithering, slinking, sneaky snakes? Watch for opportunities to read to our friendly pet snake (don’t worry, he’s stuffed), participate in our snake scavenger hunt, craft your own snake to take home, and more.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

5:30-6:15am Mon. Oct. 9

YogaRoom Flow with Amy Annis

Amy's class will work every part of your body building strength, fluidity and balance while linking breath to continuous movement. Warm up with Sun Salutes, then move into a skillful sequence designed to build to a peak pose or target a certain body part.

The Yoga Room 2839 Mall Dr., Eau Claire

Cost: Drop-In Rate; $15

Age: 16+

9-9:55am Mon. Oct. 9

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 Mon. Oct. 9

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

9am-noon Mon. Oct. 9

Faith Jacket

Knit eleven scarves and two sleeves, and then have faith that you can assemble them into a jacket. Size options range from children's size 2 to an adult 2X. Relax and just knit to make a timeless sweater/jacket to wear this winter.

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

Cost: $20 members / $25 non-members

Age: Seniors

9am-noon Mon. Oct. 9

Columbus Day Play Craft & Learn

Ms. Becca will help with a fun, Columbus Day Craft and participants will learn a little about Christopher Columbus.

Tiny Tots Playhouse 320 S. Wisconsin St., Fall Creek

Cost: $5/child, Adults and Infants under 12 months Free!

Age: All Ages

9:15-10:15am Mon. Oct. 9

Hatha (Beginner) Yoga with Justin

This yoga class will be great for beginners as it will include basic poses and gradual transitions. All classes will also incorporate elements of conscious breathing, inspirational readings and more. No prior experience is required.

The Center 3701 E. Clairemont Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: Donation-Based

Age: Ages 18+

9:30-10:15am Mon. Oct. 9

Movin' & Groovin'

Each Movin' & Groovin' class is filled with laughter & fun. It promotes language & play through the use of music, song & dance.

River Source Family Center 403 High Street, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: Age Birth to age 5

9:30-10:30am Mon. Oct. 9

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

10-10:55am Mon. Oct. 9

Pilates Equipment Class

This class will use the Pilates apparatus called "the chair." Class is for experienced Pilates practitioners. Goal of practice is to increase overall strength, with an emphasis on the deep core muscles.

PRAJNA Pilates 705 S. Barstow Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $30, or punch card

Age: 18+

10am-5pm Mon. Oct. 9

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

10-11am Mon. Oct. 9

Continuing Norwegian

Continue your education on the Norwegian language. 3 week course.

Ager House 514 W. Madison St., Eau Claire

Cost: $25

10:15am Mon. Oct. 9

Lap Tots Storytime

For one- and two-year-olds transitioning from baby to toddler storytime. Stories, songs, and parachute games.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: 1 & 2 year olds

11:15am-12:15pm Mon. Oct. 9

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-8pm Mon. Oct. 9

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 Mon. Oct. 9

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+

3:30-4:45pm Mon. Oct. 9

"Mocha Joe and Me" Reading Program

Read with local therapy dog, Mocha Joe. Cozy up with this loveable canine and read him your favorite story. Parents/caregivers of readers ages 12 and under may sign up for 15 minute sessions.

Altoona Public Library 1303 Lynn Ave., Altoona

Cost: FREE

Age: Ages 12 and under

3:30-4:45pm Mon. Oct. 9

LEGO Club

LEGOs are provided in the library's community room for imaginative play. Creations will be displayed in the library for a month. No sign up required. Meets the second Monday of the month.

Altoona Public Library 1303 Lynn Ave., Altoona

Cost: FREE

Age: Ages 4-12

4-7pm Mon. Oct. 9

Car Seat Check

Get your child’s car seat inspected by a certified car seat technician. Car seats are checked for proper size and installation, as well as possible recalls. Learn about correct use of car seats, and ensure proper seat belt fit for older children. Allow 30 minutes per car seat. Child and vehicle must be present.

CVTC West Campus, Emergency Services Education Center 3623 Campus Road, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

4:30-5:30pm Mon. Oct. 9

Chippewa Valley Ukulele Orchestra

Each meeting features lesson time for beginning and advanced students as well as a rehearsal as an ensemble. New members at all levels welcome. Students who have never played ukulele before should schedule an introductory lesson before attending.

Eau Claire Music School 1620 Ohm Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $12 drop-in, $30 3-pass punchcard, $25 one-time registration fee

5:15-6pm Mon. Oct. 9

Sport Tykes ABC’s

Youth can feel free to run until their heart’s content. Several activities are planned according to the letter of focus for that week. (Aa = animal walks, aim, airplanes, etc.) Children learn how to take turns, follow directions, and make friends.

Eau Claire Indoor Sports Center 3456 Craig Road, Eau Claire

Cost: $80 for 7 weeks

Age: Age 3 & 4

5:15-5:45pm Mon. Oct. 9

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

5:30pm Mon. Oct. 9

Prenatal Yoga at Latitude 44 Yoga Studio

This class is designed to strengthen and support your body throughout your pregnancy. Meditation, breath, and movement are used to focus on awareness and muscles that are key to a healthy pregnancy and labor. Connect with your body's innate wisdom and other moms-to-be in the area.

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

Cost: $15 drop-in (or membership, punch-card)

5:30-6:30pm Mon. Oct. 9

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+

6-7:15pm Mon. Oct. 9

Gentle Yoga

Provides all the benefits of the yoga experience at a slower and steadier pace and helps to reduce stress, feel strong yet flexible in your body and increase positive energy. Will include instruction on poses, breathing techniques and relaxation practice. Dress in loose-fitting clothing, bring a yoga mat or blanket and water bottle.

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

Cost: 10 punch card – Friends $80, Nonmembers $100 OR $10 Members, $12 Nonmembers at the door

6-8:30pm Mon. Oct. 9

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

6pm Mon. Oct. 9

College Goal Wisconsin

Receive free on-site assistance completing your FAFSA. The FAFSA is the form students need to complete each year to be considered for grants and loans to help pay for college. Check the provided website for a list of what materials to bring to the event.

Chippewa Valley Technical College 620 W. Clairemont Avenue, Eau Claire

6-9pm Mon. Oct. 9

Safe Spaces Video Premiere Party

Join Safe Spaces Coalition as they debut their short film about supporting LGBTQ+ health equity in Chippewa Valley communities. The 5-minute video features familiar locations and faces from around our region. Video participants Clear Water Comedy and soundtrack musician Jerrika Mighelle will provide entertainment for the evening.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: $5 suggested donation

Age: All Ages

6-7pm Mon. Oct. 9

All Levels Yoga

All Levels Yoga is an hour long class designed for yoga practitioners of all levels, even beginners. In All Levels Yoga we will start with the most gentle and simple version of each posture and build on that as you feel comfortable, making it easy for you to choose your own level of intensity during class. Registration required in advance.

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

Cost: $7

6-8pm Mon. Oct. 9

Live Comedy by the 1491s for Indigenous People's Day

Indigenous People's Day is recognized on October 9th, 2017. The 1491s is a free live comedy act, to be held at the UW-Eau Claire campus, W.R. Davies Student Center in the Ojibwe Ballroom C.

W.R. Davies Student Center, Ojibwe Ballroom C 105 Garfield Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: Free

Age: 18+

6:05-6:50pm Mon. Oct. 9

Sport Tykes Soccer

Come join in the fun and learn skills specific to dribbling, kicking, and blocking the ball. Children will get a chance to participate with others along with learning the basic rules of the game in a group setting. (Shin guards are optional).

Eau Claire Indoor Sports Center 3456 Craig Road, Eau Claire

Cost: $80 for 7 weeks

Age: Ages 4-6

6:15-7:15pm Mon. Oct. 9

Zumba with PS-Get Fit

No experience required and all fitness levels are welcome.

Excite! Wellness Studio 107 N. Bridge Street, Chippewa Falls

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

Age: All Ages

6:30-8:30pm Mon. Oct. 9

Beginning Sign Language

Wish you knew how to communicate through sign language? This course will give you basic knowledge and understanding to communicate with the Deaf community. Practice the fundamentals of conversation including receptive skills and body language.

University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire 105 Garfield Avenue, Hibbard Hall 102, Eau Claire

Cost: 99

Age: All Ages

6:30-8:30pm Mon. Oct. 9

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

6:30-7:25pm Mon. Oct. 9

Water Fitness

Indoor deep or shallow water fitness class. Pre-registration is recommended, but drop-ins are welcome if spots available and must use the City Pass for admission. The program will be 2 punches per time. Session #1 Runs: Sept. 18 - Oct 25.

Eau Claire North High School 1801 Piedmont Rd., Eau Claire

Cost: Pre-Register, or City Pass (2 Punches)

Age: 16+

6:30-7:30pm Mon. Oct. 9

Yoga: Stretch and Pray

If you are looking for a healthful way to begin your week and center yourself and your relationship with God, this opportunity may be for you. You're invited to join Trinity member Lynn Buske - director of BaredFeet, Co., for Yoga this October and November.

Trinity Lutheran Church 1314 E. Lexington Blvd., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: adults

7-9pm Mon. Oct. 9

The Blue Eyed Blondes

It won’t be your usual Columbus Day when you spend it with Swedish emigrants Lina Lonnberg and Kristoffer Emanuelsson, The Blue Eyed Blondes. These “rascally youngsters from the countryside” will entertain you with their own brand of folk music.

Widespot Performing Arts Center N2030 Spring St., Stockholm

Cost: Free will donations

Age: All Ages

7-10pm Mon. Oct. 9

Monday Jazz Sessions hosted by Michael Shults and Jeremy Boettcher

Join UW-Eau Claire jazz faculty Michael Shults, Jeremy Boettcher, Christine Hitt and more for our Monday night jazz series, which pays homage to the long and storied tradition of the jam session. Bring your axe, call a tune, and sit in after the first set with local professionals who have played some of the country's premier jazz venues

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7:15-8:30pm Mon. Oct. 9

Yoga for the Soul

This is a session of gentle yoga and craniosacral therapy. No experience necessary.

Soulstice Wellness Center 1316 Fairfax Street #103 & #104, Eau Claire

Cost: $12

Ongoing Events For 10/09/2017

karaoke/DJ, galleries, classes, etc