Events For 10/11/2017

Wed. Oct. 11

Family Open Swim & Gym

Stay active this fall and winter at family open swim and gym. Admission fee allows families to enjoy time together in the pool and/or gym. Equipment will be provided for open gym. Appropriate indoor shoes required in gym. Children 8 and under require a supervisor age 13+.

South Middle School 2115 Mitscher Ave., Eau Claire

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

Age: All Ages

Wed. Oct. 11

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

Wed. Oct. 11

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 Wed. Oct. 11

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+

7:30am-1pm Wed. Oct. 11

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

8am-noon Wed. Oct. 11

Microsoft Excel Advanced: Pivot Tables & Macros

With hands-on training learn: pivot tables, exporting and importing data, macros to automate spreadsheets, goal seek utility, and international symbols and languages. Intermediate knowledge of Excel is encouraged for this course.

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

Cost: $89 per person

Age: Adults

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

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

10-11am Wed. Oct. 11

Beginning Yoga

Classes are appropriate for beginners with an emphasis on the senior population. Goals of practice include increasing strength, flexibility, balance, coordination, will power, energy level, and finding stillness of the mind.

PRAJNA pilates | yoga | beyond 705 S. Barstow Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $15, or punch card

Age: 18+

10am-5pm Wed. Oct. 11

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 Wed. Oct. 11

Healthy Hands Cooking – Lil’ Sprouts at Forage

You and your little one can participate together in fun, age appropriate classes bursting with hands-on activities, healthy concept learning through games, and of course, empowering your little one to create their own special healthy snacks. Classes are theme-based and one hour in length.

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

Cost: $15/class

Age: Ages 2-6

10-11am Wed. Oct. 11

Medicare and Your Options

Learn about the different parts of Medicare and what your options are. Look for the peace of mind a Medicare Supplement insurance policy can provide.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: Seniors

10-10:30am Wed. Oct. 11

Get Up & Go: Balloon Volleyball

Designed to keep your kiddos moving, these fun and physical games teach teamwork and skills that can carry home to your own backyard! Today's game is Balloon Volleyball. Free with Museum membership or admission.

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 Wed. Oct. 11

Bouncing Babies Storytime

For pre-walkers, starting at birth. Lap rhymes, songs, stories, parachute games, bubbles and social time for parents and tummy time for babies.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: 0-12 months (pre-walkers)

11am-6pm Wed. Oct. 11

Menomonie Farmers Market

Since 2000, this market has seen a remarkable growth in participation and sales. Farmer participation has increased from an average of 3-4 vendors in past seasons to 20 vendors at the peak of the summer harvest. A typical market day this past season had 15-20 farmers selling everything from vegetables to fruit, eggs, meats and handmade crafts.

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

Age: all ages

noon-8pm Wed. Oct. 11

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

12:10-12:50pm Wed. Oct. 11

Faculty Forum: Black Nationalism & African American Poetry

"Stories of Citizenship: Black Nationalism and African American Poetry of Reconstruction," presented by Dr. Stephanie Farrar, Assistant Professor of English at UW-Eau Claire.

Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning UWEC Old Library, 105 Garfield Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

12:45-3pm Wed. Oct. 11

Coffee, Canvas & Chocolate

Includes all supplies needed to complete a 16x20 piece of artwork Please register & prepay by 10/6 Talented artists will instruct you step-by-step through re-creating the featured painting “Autumn Blessings” Social & Creative Fun for Everyone.

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

Cost: $35

Age: All Ages

1-6pm Wed. Oct. 11

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+

2pm Wed. Oct. 11

DIY Dabble at the Library

The DIY dabble crafting series now hosts two sessions per class, an afternoon and evening class. Make a napkin holder in September, dryer balls in October, a book safe in November, and a note holder in December.

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

Cost: FREE

2-3:30pm Wed. Oct. 11

DIY Dabble October

Try your hand at crafting with a simple 90-minute project. All materials provided. Intended for ages 18 and older. Registration is required. Register for the 2:00 p.m. class online at ecpubliclibrary.info/events. October's project is dryer balls.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: 18+

2-3:30pm Wed. Oct. 11

Using Essential Oils & Maintaining a Healthy Lifestyle

Learn what essential oils would benefit you the most. We will also discuss lifestyle and the big picture of wellness. This is an excellent introductory class for you and your guests.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: Seniors

4:30-5:30pm Wed. Oct. 11

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+

5pm Wed. Oct. 11

Midwest Feminist & Dive Presents: The Red Benefit

Cocktail hour with specialty cocktails, light fare, and baked goods. Comedy, music, and silent auction. Raises money for "Midwest Feminist" an online platform that creates spaces for women to raise awareness, collaborate, and organize.

Dive Bar 333 Gibson Street (Inside the Lismore Hotel), Eau Claire

Cost: $15 in advance, $20 at the door

Age: 21+

5:30-6:15pm Wed. Oct. 11

Sport Tykes Sampler

Children are welcome to enjoy a variety of sports by learning a new and exciting one each week. Includes Basketball, Volleyball, T-Ball, Soccer, Kickball, Football, and Track. Along with having fun together, there will be a strong emphasis on learning to take turns and follow directions.

Eau Claire Indoor Sports Center 3456 Craig Road, Eau Claire

Cost: $80 for 7 weeks

Age: Ages 4-6

6-8pm Wed. Oct. 11

Knit Club

Bring your fiber or beading project, sip Soul Brewed Coffee Roaster's coffee, share tips and tricks, and meet good people.

Blue Boxer Arts 416 S Barstow Street, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages, under 16 supervised

6-8pm Wed. Oct. 11

Charcoal Drawing Class (DeVona Brodt)

Artist Dee Brodt will help you unlock your inner Michelangelo by introducing you to the basic tools and techniques of drawing with charcoal in this four-hour class (broken up into two classes) aimed at beginners and those with little drawing experience, but all are welcome.

The Heyde Center for the Arts 3 South High St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: $55

Age: All Ages

6-8pm Wed. Oct. 11

Positive Aging-How to Embrace and Enjoy the "Gift of Aging" 

6-week course. Topics include health, wellness, & exercise for the mind and body; finding joy in the midst of suffering and loss/resiliency; life balance; facing mortality; finding spiritual richness; forgiveness.

The Center 3701 E. Clairemont Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $120 if registered before 9/25; $140 afterward Sept. 25.

Age: 40+

6-7pm Wed. Oct. 11

Healthy Hands Cooking – Lil’ Sprouts at Forage

You and your little one can participate together in fun, age appropriate classes bursting with hands-on activities, healthy concept learning through games, and of course, empowering your little one to create their own special healthy snacks. Classes are theme-based and one hour in length.

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

Cost: $15/class

Age: Ages 2-6

6-8pm Wed. Oct. 11

Writing Memoir: Letting our Senses Guide our Stories

Use the five senses to recall meaningful life memories and write about them. Recall memorable moments worth writing about to create your personal life map. Open your mind to new perspectives on writing memoirs. Register today.

Hibbard Humanities Hall, UW-Eau Claire UW-Eau Claire, Eau Claire

Cost: $99

Age: 18+

6-8pm Wed. Oct. 11

Haunted Schlegelmilch Escape Room and Fundraiser

Solve the puzzles inside an 1871 historic house and escape the spooky rooms before the timer hits zero. All proceeds benefit the Chippewa Valley Museum. Reservations required. No discounts or coupons.

Schlegelmilch House Museum 517 S. Farwell St., Eau Claire

Cost: $30/person (Groups of 4-12)

Age: Age 9+

6-8:29pm Wed. Oct. 11

Wine & Whimsy

A 2 to 2.5-hour workshop with friends, a canvas and wine. An instructor will guide you through the painting of your very own masterpiece. Fun for all levels of experience.

Eau Claire Regional Arts Center 316 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Cost: $35

6-9pm Wed. Oct. 11

Haiti Project Medical Mission Fundraiser

The Haiti Project Medical Mission, a local organization that provides medical care to Haitians in need, is hosting a fundraising event.The event will include live music, refreshments, and a silent auction. Funds raised from this event help finance the clinic, its Haitian nurses and doctor.

The Volume One Gallery Located inside the Local Store at the Volume One World Headquarters, 205 N. Dewey St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6-7pm Wed. Oct. 11

DIY Exotic Spice Blends

Learn about Ras ed Hanout, a versatile spice mix and make your own to take home. Sample and learn to make a delicious Moroccan tagine.

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

Cost: $10 (advance registration required)

Age: All Ages

6-8pm Wed. Oct. 11

Par-te-Rec (Specialized Recreation)

This program is for adults with varying abilities and exceptionalities. Activities include: dancing, table games, bingo, card games, theme events days, and conversation. Registration is recommended. Meets most Wednesday nights. 9/27-4/25. For a schedule of dates and themes, please see the Prime Times catalog online.

Hobbs Ice Arena 915 Menomonie St., Eau Claire

Cost: $3 Per Person (Pre-Registration Recommended)

Age: Adults 18+

6:20-7:05pm Wed. Oct. 11

Sport Tykes Sampler

Children are welcome to enjoy a variety of sports by learning a new and exciting one each week. Includes Basketball, Volleyball, T-Ball, Soccer, Kickball, Football, and Track. Along with having fun together, there will be a strong emphasis on learning to take turns and follow directions.

Eau Claire Indoor Sports Center 3456 Craig Road, Eau Claire

Cost: $80 for 7 weeks

Age: Ages 4-6

6:30-9pm Wed. Oct. 11

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

6:30-8:45pm Wed. Oct. 11

Global Climate Change: Science and Society

Join UW-Eau Claire chemistry professor Jim Phillips and guests for a dynamic class covering the scientific, political, economic and ethical landscape of climate change. This 4 week class meets Wednesdays in October.

University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, Centennial Hall (Room 1920) 1698 Park Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $99 per person or 2 for $175

Age: Adults

6:30-9pm Wed. Oct. 11

Indoor Open Swim

Indoor open swim is a fun activity for all ages! Children 8 years old or younger must be accompanied by a responsible supervisor at least 13 years of age in order to be admitted. Wednesdays at South Middle School 6:30-9pm. Session 1: October 4 - December 20 (No swim 11/22). Session 2: January 3 - April 25 (No swim 3/21). Note: Open swim is only available 8-9pm on April 4, 11, 18, and 25.

South Middle School 2115 Mitscher Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $3 Per Person or City Pass (1 Punch) Children 2 and under are free.

Age: All Ages

6:30-8:30pm Wed. Oct. 11

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 Wed. Oct. 11

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+

7pm Wed. Oct. 11

Poker Night at Big T's

4 weeks to qualify then BIG tournament with lots of extra prizes & cash to be won. One free beverage weekly for all players. Test your skills.

Big T's 2007 3rd St, Eau Claire

Cost: $25 buy in; 12 week format

7-9pm Wed. Oct. 11

Jazz Session

Join us for a night of jazz and improvised music with host, Josh Gallagher. The Wednesday night jazz sessions bring new guests each week, drawing from the large talent pool of the Chippewa Valley. Jazzers are welcome to bring their horn and sit in on a tune or two.

Acoustic Cafe 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7pm Wed. Oct. 11

DIY Dabble at the Library

The DIY dabble crafting series now hosts two sessions per class, an afternoon and evening class. Make a napkin holder in September, dryer balls in October, a book safe in November, and a note holder in December.

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

Cost: FREE

7-8pm Wed. Oct. 11

Fall 2017 Rock Band Program

This program is led by two outstanding educators and local musicians, Eric Thompson and Paul Brandt. Students will learn classic songs in a supportive environment as they work together toward a performance at the Plus on Oct. 16. Playing in a band rapidly improves your musicality and is a fun way to build relationships with other musicians.

Eau Claire Music School 1620 Ohm Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $99

Age: Grades 7-12

7:30-9:45pm Wed. Oct. 11

Rumba Dance Lessons and Dancing

Rumba will be taught in this beginning and intermediate series on Wed nights. All dancers are welcome to attend. There will be a practice dance after the lesson. Casual attire.

Eau Claire Moose Lodge 3606 Curvue Rd, Eau Claire

Cost: $12 per person

8pm Wed. Oct. 11

Trivia Night At The Plus: Dark Knight Trilogy Trivia

The Plus and Clear Water Comedy Present Three rounds of fast paced trivia. Play with a team of your choosing or alone. Every week we celebrate a different theme. With prizes in store for winning teams.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

8:45-10:15pm Wed. Oct. 11

Adult Open Broomball

A drop-in coed program for the adult player (18+). Players divide into teams for pick-up broomball game. Players must have their own helmet. Appropriate footwear to be worn on the ice. Broomball sticks and balls provided.

Hobbs Ice Arena 915 Menomonie St., Eau Claire

Cost: $6 Per Person or City Pass (2 Punches)

Age: Adults 18+

8:45-10:15pm Wed. Oct. 11

Adult Open Hockey

A drop-in coed program for the adult hockey player (18+). Skaters divide into teams for pick-up games. Players must have full equipment. Goalies skate for free. Sunday and Wednesday nights; October 11 - March 28. 8:45pm-10:15pm. No play on 11/22, 12/24, and 12/31. Hobbs Ice Arena.

Hobbs Ice Arena 915 Menomonie St., Eau Claire

Cost: $6 per person, or City Pass (2 punches)

Age: Adults 18+

Ongoing Events For 10/11/2017

karaoke/DJ, galleries, classes, etc