Events For 10/17/2017

Tue. Oct. 17

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. 17

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+

8am-4:30pm Tue. Oct. 17

Foot and Nail Care: Education Day with Basic Clinical

As the population ages and we see rising rates of diabetes, the demand for foot and nail care is rapidly increasing. This area of nursing practice is often neglected in formal nursing education, leaving a shortage of professional providers. This course will give you all the tools you need to begin a practice of basic foot and nail care.

The Florian Gardens 2340 Lorch Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: $699

8am-4:30pm Tue. Oct. 17

Foot and Nail Care: Education Day with Expanded Clincal

As our population ages and we see rising rates of diabetes, the demand for foot and nail care is rapidly increasing. This area of nursing practice is often neglected in formal nursing education, leaving a shortage of professional providers. This course will give you all the tools you need to begin a practice of basic foot and nail care.

The Florian Gardens 2340 Lorch Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: $999

8am-noon Tue. Oct. 17

Get Productive With OneNote

Microsoft OneNote is the perfect solution to get productive. Organize and store any type of note, reminder or documentation. The application is an electronic binder you can use to access, edit, share, and manage your notes across multiple devices, and easily access from virtually anywhere.

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

Cost: $89 per person

Age: Adults

9-9:30am Tue. Oct. 17

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. 17

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

9:15-10:15am Tue. Oct. 17

Mindful Healing Yoga class

Mindful healing yoga class every Tuesday. All ages and abilities welcome. Stretches and core strength, balance and coordination, breathing and relaxation.

The Center 3701 E. Clairemont Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $ 10 drop class or punch card

Age: All Ages

9:30-10:30am Tue. Oct. 17

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. 17

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. 17

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. 17

eBay Focus on Shipping

This class will focus on shipping, packing do's & don'ts.

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

Cost: $10 members / $15 non-members

Age: Seniors

9:30-11:30am Tue. Oct. 17

Embroidery on Cards

You will complete a card in class or two just in time for Halloween using hand embroidery stitches. Make your cards personal.

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

Cost: $5 members / $7.50 non-members

Age: Seniors

10am-5pm Tue. Oct. 17

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. 17

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

10am-9pm Tue. Oct. 17

5th Annual Riddle Me Readers Book Hunt

Each day of the book hunt, children K-5 can pick up a riddle at the youth services desk and hunt for the book that goes with that riddle. If they find the correct book, they can enter a prize drawing. 7 days, 7 riddles, 7 books, and 7 different major prizes.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: Kindergarten - fifth grade

10:15am Tue. Oct. 17

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. 17

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

10:30am-noon Tue. Oct. 17

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

10:45-11:15am Tue. Oct. 17

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. 17

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-3:30pm Tue. Oct. 17

2017 Business Expo and Job Fair

The event, coordinated by the Eau Claire Area Chamber of Commerce, showcases more than 150 exhibitors showcasing new products and services as well as many businesses recruiting for a variety of jobs. Bring your resume and receive a reduced admission rate. Free seminars are also offered.

Eau Claire Indoor Sports Center 3456 Craig Road, Eau Claire

Cost: Free with student or Military ID-Admission is $5

Age: All Ages

11am-noon Tue. Oct. 17

Food Share BINGO

Prizes include samples of the different types of produce that are donated to Feed My People Food Bank.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

11:30am-noon Tue. Oct. 17

Super Small Science: Body Part Representations

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

Age: Ages 2-5

noon-8pm Tue. Oct. 17

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

12:30-2:30pm Tue. Oct. 17

Play “FOO” for Nickels & Dimes

Bring a couple of bucks worth of dimes & nickels to play this simple game. No one will get rich nor will anyone break their bank. The Lucky Buck winner is announced at 2:30 & snacks are served to all players.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

1-3pm Tue. Oct. 17

Dunn Dulcimers

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

Christ Lutheran Church 1306 Wilcox St., Menomonie

4-6pm Tue. Oct. 17

Crochet a Pumpkin Class

Learn to crochet a cute little pumpkin! Some crochet experience required. Each student will walk away with a finished pumpkin and 10% off the entire store the day of the class.

Blue Boxer Arts 416 S Barstow Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $25

Age: 14+

5-9pm Tue. Oct. 17

Basket Weaving Workshop

Make a beautiful and unique 'Antique Candy Jar" in this fall installment of our popular basket weaving classes. This beautiful piece is woven around a quart canning jar with a gorgeous hand turned lid. The lids are all different wood and styles you can choose in class.

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

Cost: FREE, but register by Oct. 11

5-6pm Tue. Oct. 17

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. 17

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. 17

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. 17

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. 17

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. 17

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

5:30-6:30pm Tue. Oct. 17

Photography Field Shoot

Improve your ability to take pictures through hands-on experience in the field. Bring your own camera and film, either 35mm or digital. Online registration is available online or stop by the Altoona Parks & Recreation Office to register in person.

River Prairie Park 1419 Front Porch Place, Altoona

Cost: $5/Resident of Altoona; $10/Non-Resident of Altoona

6-9pm Tue. Oct. 17

UKE - Ukulele Klub of Eau Claire

All levels and ages of ukulele players (and listeners & singers) are welcome. Social hour begins at 6 pm, music starts at 7 pm. If you wish to lead a song, please bring at least 20 copies of the music to share.

Galloway Grille 409 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6-9pm Tue. Oct. 17

Foot and Nail Care: Starting a Business

Are you interested in a career change that will allow freedom and flexibility in your schedule? Would you like to supplement your income? Consider starting your own foot and nail care business. Take the first steps to starting your business and join us for this informational workshop.

The Florian Gardens 2340 Lorch Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: $69

6-8:45pm Tue. Oct. 17

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

6-8pm Tue. Oct. 17

Abstract Flower Paintings with Fluid Acrylics

Learn to create abstract flower paintings with fluid acrylics This is a fun way to create colorful designs and the best part about it is that anyone can do it. Create a fabulous piece of artwork. You’ll love the abstract designs that you can create.

Arts, Etc. 930 Galloway Street, Banbury Place Building 13, Suite 27, Eau Claire

Cost: $30 (materials provided)

Age: All Ages

6:15-7pm Tue. Oct. 17

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. 17

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. 17

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. 17

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. 17

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

6:30-7:30pm Tue. Oct. 17

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. 17

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. 17

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

6:30-8:30pm Tue. Oct. 17

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

6:30-8pm Tue. Oct. 17

NAMI Chippewa Valley Educational Meeting

This presentation will discuss issues that create barriers for transgender individuals in accessing mental health care, ways to build a safe and supportive environment for clients, and using best practices outlined in the standards of care by the World Professional Association for Transgender Health (WPATH).

Unitarian Universalist Congregation 421 S. Farwell St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

6:40-7:40pm Tue. Oct. 17

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

7-8:30pm Tue. Oct. 17

Fantastic Falcons

Falcons are some of the world's fastest animals. Join us for an evening program to learn more about these fascinating birds. The evening will close with a chance to meet Aurora, Beaver Creek's own educational falcon. Program is appropriate for upper elementary aged students to adults.

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

Cost: Friends FREE, Nonmembers Adults $5, Children $3

Age: Age 10 - adult

7-8:30pm Tue. Oct. 17

Chippewa Valley Book Festival: Narrative Poetry - Storytelling in Verse

Poetry workshop with Katie Vagnino. Open to adults of any writing level. Online registration required. Co-sponsored by Chippewa Valley Book Festival and Chippewa Valley Writers Guild.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: 18+

7-8:30pm Tue. Oct. 17

Author Visit and Poetry Reading- Dr. Donald L. Jennermann

Wisconsin native Donald L. Jennermann, is Professor Emeritus of Classics and Humanities at Indiana State University in Terre Haute, Indiana. He is author of five volumes of poetry and the current Poet Laureate of the Oscar Wilde Society of America. His most recent book of poetry "Gifts of Greece" will be available for sale.

Menomonie Public Library 600 Wolske Bay Rd, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7pm Tue. Oct. 17

The Center Book Club

Meet monthly to discuss a book chosen to assist in spiritual journey. Take turns leading and choosing books. This month will discuss "Invisible Acts of Power" by Carolyn Myss.

The Center 3701 E. Clairemont Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

7-9pm Tue. Oct. 17

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+

7:15-8:15pm Tue. Oct. 17

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. 17

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

7:45-8:45pm Tue. Oct. 17

Barre Classes at The Yoga Room

Barre is a full body workout that uses isometric strength training combined with high reps of small range-of-motion movements while incorporating cardio, light weights, core work and stretching to define your body.

The Yoga Room 2839 Mall Dr., Eau Claire

Cost: Drop-In Rate; $15

Age: 16+

8:30-11:30pm Tue. Oct. 17

Live Music at Cowboy Jack's: Open Mic

Preselected amateur and professional performs try out new material and plug upcoming shows. Variety of music genres: Jazz, Bluegrass, R&B, Country and Folk. Every Tuesday night at Cowboy Jack's.

Cowboy Jack's 1432 Front Porch Place, Altoona

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

9pm Tue. Oct. 17

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 10/17/2017

karaoke/DJ, galleries, classes, etc