Events For 10/10/2017

Tue. Oct. 10

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. 10

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+

Tue. Oct. 10

Eau Queer Film Festival

The Eau Queer Film Festival celebrates the diversity of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer/questioning, intersex, and asexual communities through the screening and discussion of riveting documentaries, awe-inspiring features, quirky comedies, and shorts.

Woodland Theater, Davies Center UWEC 105 Garfield Ave, Eau Claire

Tue. Oct. 10

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

8:30am-3:30pm Tue. Oct. 10

Adobe InDesign

In this hands-on class you will learn: page design layout, template creation, to insert and size graphics, to add and manipulate text, and to package work for a commercial printer or online viewing.

CVTC Clairemont Campus, Room 103 620 W. Clairemont Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $119 per person

Age: Adults

9-9:30am Tue. Oct. 10

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+

9:15-10am Tue. Oct. 10

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

9:30-11:30am Tue. Oct. 10

Eau Claire Area Memory Café

The café offers a comfortable way for you and your care partner to have fun and socialize with others who have Mild Cognitive Impairment, early to moderate Alzheimer’s or other types of dementia, and those who worry about memory problems. 2nd Tuesdays 9:30-11:30am • Chippewa Valley Museum Auditorium, Carson Park // 4th Monday 1:30-3:30pm • St. John’s Lutheran Church 1804 Highland Avenue Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

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

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. 10

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. 10

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

9:30-11am Tue. Oct. 10

eBay Focus on Picture Transfer

This class will focus on taking pictures for ebay listings, transferring pictures from cameras, smart phones, etc. and editing them.

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

Cost: $10 members / $15 non-members

Age: Seniors

10am-5pm Tue. Oct. 10

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. 10

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

10-11am Tue. Oct. 10

Medicare 101: An Educational Event

Medicare 101 provides a foundational understanding of the four parts of Medicare; Part A Hospital, Part B Medical, Part C Medicare Advantage and Part D Prescription Drug.

Insurance Associates 3413 Golf Road, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10-10:30am Tue. Oct. 10

Sky Stories! (Planetarium Show)

It's a starry, starry night (or day) at the Museum. Head to the inflatable Planetarium for an outta this world show. Visitors will lie down under the stars and hear all kinds of stories about the constellations in tonight's sky.

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Children Welcome

10:15am Tue. Oct. 10

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. 10

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. 10

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

10:30am-noon Tue. Oct. 10

Write Your Obituary: You Get the Last Word

Thinking how to best have your last say? To write an obituary that includes necessary information—but is also personal, concise and memorable. Join this relaxed, hands-on class with an accomplished author and award-winning teacher.

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

Cost: $10 members / $15 non-members

Age: Seniors

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

Social Security Your Questions Answered

Social Security will likely be the foundation of your retirement income. discuss how fits into your retirement plan, when you should start taking benefits and tax considerations.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: Seniors

10:30-11am Tue. Oct. 10

Sky Stories! (Planetarium Show)

It's a starry, starry night (or day) at the Museum. Head to the inflatable Planetarium for an outta this world show. Visitors will lie down under the stars and hear all kinds of stories about the constellations in tonight's sky.

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Children Welcome

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

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. 10

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-1:30pm Tue. Oct. 10

"Steering into the Skid"

Enjoy lunch and the play "Steering into the Skid". This play was published in The MemoryCare Plays, a book of three, one-act plays that demonstrate the early stages of dementia. As the plays progress, the audience will see the characters undergo long term memory loss.

Dunn County Community Services Building 3001 US Hwy 12 E, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

11:30am-noon Tue. Oct. 10

Super Small Science: Ice Excavation

Introduce your preschool scientist to exciting hands-on and age-appropriate experiments. This program is free with Museum membership or admission and is just for kids ages 2-5 and their caregivers.

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission and is just for kids

Age: Ages 2-5

noon-8pm Tue. Oct. 10

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

noon-2:30pm Tue. Oct. 10

Learn to Crochet - Coffee Coozie

This class is for beginners who want to learn the basics. We will make a cute little coffee coozie. Each student will walk away with a finished coozie. Purchase tickets online or at store.

Blue Boxer Arts 416 S Barstow Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $15

Age: 14+

1-3pm Tue. Oct. 10

Dunn Dulcimers

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

Christ Lutheran Church 1306 Wilcox St., Menomonie

2-4pm Tue. Oct. 10

Tech Tuesdays

Stop by to get free personal training on your e-reader, iPad, laptop, or tablet in the Dabble Box (behind the Information & Reference area).

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

Cost: FREE

Age: 18+

5-6pm Tue. Oct. 10

Tuesday Evening Meditation Group

Each session will focus on meditation anchor practices such as breath work, progressive relaxation/body scan, lovingkindness meditation, guided imagery and visualization exercises.

The Healing Place 1010 Oakridge Dr., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

5:15-5:45pm Tue. Oct. 10

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. 10

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. 10

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

5:30-6:15pm Tue. Oct. 10

Fall Fitness

Get ready for a heart pumping, full body, calorie burning workout. You create your own intensity levels and breaks. The instructor will provide modifications for all exercises.

River Prairie Center 1445 Front Porch Place, Altoona

Cost: $20

Age: Adults

5:30-6:30pm Tue. Oct. 10

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

5:30-8pm Tue. Oct. 10

Learn to Crochet - Coffee Coozie

This class is for beginners who want to learn the basics. We will make a cute little coffee coozie. Each student will walk away with a finished coozie. Purchase tickets online or at store.

Blue Boxer Arts 416 S Barstow Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $15

Age: 14+

5:30-6:30pm Tue. Oct. 10

Medicare 101: An Educational Event

Medicare 101 provides a foundational understanding of the four parts of Medicare; Part A Hospital, Part B Medical, Part C Medicare Advantage and Part D Prescription Drug.

Insurance Associates 3413 Golf Road, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

5:30-7pm Tue. Oct. 10

Fall Harvest Festival

Celebrate the change in seasons with evening of FREE fun for the entire family. Includes story time, pumpkin and gourd painting. Parents learn about our school garden and tips for making nutritious meals. Book and prize giveaway. Free dinner provided.

Prairie Ridge Early Learning School 3031 Epiphany Ln., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6-7pm Tue. Oct. 10

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

6-7pm Tue. Oct. 10

Healthcare Career Exploring for Youth

Career Exploring is a growing program in the Chippewa Valley which aims to help youth 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.

Mayo Clinic Health System 1400 Bellinger Street, Eau Claire

Cost: registration fee $25

Age: 8th- 12th grade

6-8:45pm Tue. Oct. 10

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

6-7pm Tue. Oct. 10

Free Resume Workshop

Turn your experience and workplace longevity into an advantage. Punch up your resume and make it an updated, forward-thinking, eye-catching document in this session with Dr. Heather Rothbauer-Wanish.

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

Cost: FREE (Advance registration required)

Age: All Ages

6:15-7pm Tue. Oct. 10

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

6:15-7:15pm Tue. Oct. 10

Intro to Ballroom Dance

Learn how to move around the dance floor in this fun dance class. Learn the swing, waltz and rumba.

River Prairie Center 1445 Front Porch Place, Altoona

Cost: $60/person

Age: 16+

6:30-9pm Tue. Oct. 10

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. 10

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. 10

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

6:30-8pm Tue. Oct. 10

Adventures in History Book Club

Books available for checkout at the L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library in downtown Eau Claire. The group will discuss "Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race" by Margot Lee Shetterly.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: 18+

6:30-7:30pm Tue. Oct. 10

Tribal Art Workshops

Create a personalized walking stick and explore Ojibwe culture and traditions with artist and Lac Courte Oreilles member Dick Mindykowski. Learn about trapping and tanning, as well as the methods used to hand-harvest the wood and other natural materials. Customize a hand-crafted walking stick using all-authentic materials. Advance registration encouraged. Families welcome.

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

Cost: $20 small walking stick, $30 large

Age: All Ages (kids with an adult)

6:30-7pm Tue. Oct. 10

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. 10

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. 10

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 Tue. Oct. 10

Open Gym Volleyball

Open gym Volleyball. Tuesday nights at Northstar Middle School. Appropriate gym shoes required.

Northstar Middle School 2711 Abbe Hill Dr., Eau Claire

Cost: $3 Per Person, or City Pass (1 Punch)

Age: Adults 18+

7-8:30pm Tue. Oct. 10

Fight Against Sulfide Mining Speaking Tour

Join Wisconsin League of Conservation Voters for a discussion on Wisconsin’s most recent fight against sulfide mining and its threat to clean water.

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

7-8pm Tue. Oct. 10

Couch to 5K - Starting an Exercise Program While Avoiding Injury

Laura and Larry Hickok, Dunamis Therapy and Fitness present how to start an exercise program while avoiding injury. Between the two of them they have completed 46 marathons.

Dunamis Therapy & Fitness 616 S Farwell Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $20

Age: 21+

7:15-8:15pm Tue. Oct. 10

Ballroom Dance Level 2

This dance class is designed for those with some ballroom dance experience. Time will be spent on emphasizing leading and following skills along with adding new patterns. Class is limited to register early.

River Prairie Center 1445 Front Porch Place, Altoona

Cost: $60/person

Age: 16+

7:30-8:30pm Tue. Oct. 10

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

8-10pm Tue. Oct. 10

Live Music: Wayward

An indie-pop band from Minneapolis, MN. With band members: Jonathan Edwards, Erik Holm, and James Howard.

The Cabin UWEC Davies Center, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

9pm Tue. Oct. 10

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 10/10/2017

karaoke/DJ, galleries, classes, etc