Events For 10/18/2017

Wed. Oct. 18

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

5:30-6:15am Wed. Oct. 18

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+

7am-5:30pm Wed. Oct. 18

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

7am-5:30pm Wed. Oct. 18

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

7:30am-1pm Wed. Oct. 18

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

7:30am-4:30pm Wed. Oct. 18

Foot and Nail Clinics

A free Foot and Nail clinic open to the community. Offered by UWEC.

Grace Lutheran Church 202 W. Grand Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

9:30-10:30am Wed. Oct. 18

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 Wed. Oct. 18

Learn to Use Medicare.gov Website

Medicare.gov provides a wealth of information for beneficiaries from how to apply for Medicare on-line to accessing your Medicare claims after they are processed.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: Seniors

10-11am Wed. Oct. 18

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. 18

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

10am-1pm Wed. Oct. 18

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

10am-9pm Wed. Oct. 18

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

10-10:30am Wed. Oct. 18

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 Wed. Oct. 18

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)

10:30-11am Wed. Oct. 18

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

11am-6pm Wed. Oct. 18

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

11am-11pm Wed. Oct. 18

Burgers for Boobs

Live music, burger eating contest, silent auction and 50/50 raffle. $5 of every burger, $1 of every Pearl Street Draft and 100% of server’s tips will be donated to members of the community who have been affected by breast cancer.

Milwaukee Burger Company 2620 E Clairemont Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

11:45am-1pm Wed. Oct. 18

Women With Purpose Luncheon

WWP's featured guest speaker this month will be speaker/author Julie Court,  and she will be speaking on "Discover Your Purpose: Serve and Lead with Confidence".

Eagle's Club 2588 Hallie Rd., Chippewa Falls

Cost: $10

noon-8pm Wed. Oct. 18

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. 18

Faculty Forum: Primate Cities

"Spectral Analysis of Civil Conflict-Induced Forced Migration on Land Use/Land Cover Change: The Case of a Primate and Lower-Ranked Cities in Sierra Leone," presented by Dr. Cyril Wilson, Assistant Professor of Geography and Anthropology at UW-Eau Claire.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

1-6pm Wed. Oct. 18

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+

4-7pm Wed. Oct. 18

Waldemar Ager Association Open House

Ager Association members conduct tours in the house and provide background about Waldemar Ager. Owned by the Agers during the first half of the 20th century, the house is a meeting place for members and the general public and is now the repository of a fully catalogued library for research on Nordic languages, cultures, and history.

Ager House 514 W. Madison St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

4:30-5:30pm Wed. Oct. 18

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+

4:30-5:30pm Wed. Oct. 18

Kids DIY: Dreamcatchers

This hands on class is for kids ages 5-10. Create your very own dreamcatcher, parents, enjoy a coffee on us in the seating area while your kiddo is making art.

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

Cost: $5

Age: Ages 5-10

5-8pm Wed. Oct. 18

Rosemailing Class

Learn the Norwegian folk art of rosemailing.

Ager House 514 W. Madison St., Eau Claire

Cost: $50 (+$50 for beginners starting kit)

5-8pm Wed. Oct. 18

Beginning & Review Norwegian

Learn basics Norwegian or brush up on it. 3 week course.

Ager House 514 W. Madison St., Eau Claire

Cost: $25

5:30-9:30pm Wed. Oct. 18

Sew Together Bag Class

Bring your machine to Stitch Supply and learn tips and tricks as you create this amazing and popular bag. Intermediate sewing skills are recommended. Get more information and sign up at the Stitch Supply Co website.

Stitch Supply Co. 913 South Hillcrest Parkway, Altoona

Cost: $40, plus cost of pattern and materials

5:30-6:15pm Wed. Oct. 18

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

5:30-6:30pm Wed. Oct. 18

Beginning Belly Dance Classes

Time to "shake it up" with belly dance! Enjoy a fun time with other women learning the basic moves of belly dance, how to play the finger cymbals, dancing to some great music, and getting some "me time" to boot. Grab a friend or 2 and have a shimmying blast.

Dragonfly Dance & Wellness 308 N Barstow Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $80 for 1st 8 week series; $15/class drop-in

Age: 16+

5:30pm Wed. Oct. 18

“A Taste of Finland” with Beatrice Ojakangas

With her trademark enthusiasm, James Beard Hall of Fame honoree Beatrice Ojakangas will tell stories of growing up, her life as a food writer, and the passion for food that propelled her to author 29 cookbooks and a memoir. Enjoy sampling some of her favorite recipes in a family style, Finnish dinner at Forage.

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

Cost: $30 (Purchase by October 6)

6-8pm Wed. Oct. 18

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. 18

Folk Embroidery Class (Mary Elworthy)

In this four-hour class Mary Elworthy will help you create a Norwegian-styled “bargello” ornament that can be finished as an ornament for a Christmas tree or framed for the wall. Bargello is a type of needlepoint embroidery consisting of upright flat stitches laid in a mathematical pattern to create motifs. Choice of 3 designs.

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

Cost: $45

Age: All Ages

6-8pm Wed. Oct. 18

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. 18

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+

6-7pm Wed. Oct. 18

Succulent Planter Workshop

Create your very own succulent garden with the help of our dear friend Amy Schmitz. She will teach you how to arrange and care for your cute little succulents and you'll walk away with a garden you can call your own. Enjoy free coffee during the workshop.

New Tangled Up in Hue Location 505 S. Barstow St. Suite B, Eau Claire

Cost: $20

Age: All Ages

6-8pm Wed. Oct. 18

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+

6-8pm Wed. Oct. 18

Forum: Practicing Nonviolence, Practicing Peace”

Apotluck dinner from 6-7 pm. Stay for the Forum from 7-8 pm: “Practicing Nonviolence, Practicing Peace” Speakers: Dr. Selika Ducksworth Lawton and Jim Handley. What are practical ways in which we can practice non-violence in daily life, communication, and in activism?

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

6-9pm Wed. Oct. 18

Red Letter Tasting

Enjoy cocktails made exclusively with Får North Spirits of Hallock, MN. Sample wines + shop Red's Mercantile's Red Letter Goods - all which benefit the Red Letter Grant. Red's Mercantile awards two $2,000 grants each spring and fall to women in the Chippewa Valley who want to start their own business.

K-Point Brewing at The Coffee Grounds 4212 Southtowne Drive, Eau Claire

Cost: $18

Age: 21+

6:20-7:05pm Wed. Oct. 18

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. 18

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. 18

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. 18

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

6:30-7:25pm Wed. Oct. 18

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+

6:30-8pm Wed. Oct. 18

Musky Tank Mixer

Network with entrepreneurs and listen to a panel discussion. Experts will discuss how to successfully navigate and integrate market research into your business plan. Understand your industry, competitors, and markets, and more.

Bloomer Brewing Company 1526 Martin Road, Bloomer

Cost: FREE

7pm Wed. Oct. 18

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

7pm Wed. Oct. 18

Ask a Scientist

Learn how artists overcome obstacles imposed by physics and biology to reach their artistic potential. Explore the science behind how your brain can trick your eyes into seeing things it doesn't learn how these perceptions can shape the world you live in.

Acoustic Cafe 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7-9pm Wed. Oct. 18

Adult Open Basketball

Open gym basketball. Wednesday nights at South Middle School. No play 11/22, 12/27, and 3/21. Appropriate gym shoes required.

South Middle School 2115 Mitscher Ave., Eau Claire

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

Age: Adults 18+

7-9pm Wed. Oct. 18

Open Gym Pickleball

Join us for open gym Pickleball. Monday and Wednesday nights at DeLong Middle School. No play 11/20, 11/22, 12/25, 12/27, 1/01, 1/22, 2/26, 3/19,and 3/21. Appropriate gym shoes required.

Delong Middle School 2000 Vine St., Eau Claire

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

Age: Adults 18+

7pm Wed. Oct. 18

Wandering Spirits: A Wonderful World of Old Fashioneds

The Lakely's monthly, deep exploration of craft libations. This month focuses on Old Fashioneds, the Wisconsin classic with origins from another time and place. Learn the history of the drink, and taste the "Great Grampa", the Lakely's take on the classic.

The Lakely 516 Galloway Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $20

Age: 21+

7pm Wed. Oct. 18

Live at the Mousetrap: Honeywise

Two lifelong musicians come together as a dynamic mix of guitar, piano, mandolin, and Native American flutes. Original folk music and unique covers.

The Mousetrap 311 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

7pm Wed. Oct. 18

Labor Film Series: Matewan

A union organizer, a scab, and a sympathetic mayor and police chief heroically fight the power represented by a coal company and Matewan's vested interests so that justice and workers' rights need not take a back seat to poor working conditions, exploitation and the bottom line.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7:30-9:45pm Wed. Oct. 18

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

7:30pm Wed. Oct. 18

UWEC Theatre Presents: "Urinetown: The Musical"

A three-time Tony award-winning, hilarious musical satire of the legal system, capitalism, social irresponsibility, populism, bureaucracy, corporate mismanagement, municipal politics and musical theatre itself.

Riverside Theatre - Haas Fine Arts Center, UW-Eau Claire 121 Water Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $20

8pm Wed. Oct. 18

Trivia Night At The Plus: Horror Movie 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. 18

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. 18

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 10/18/2017

karaoke/DJ, galleries, classes, etc