Events For 11/08/2017

Wed. Nov. 8

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. Nov. 8

Foster Gallery Exhibition: Color

Unlike a traditional art exhibition, ‘Color’ brings together the work of UW-Eau Claire faculty and community members to prompt the viewer to reflect on how a wide range of scientists and artists think about and use color in their work.

Foster Gallery UWEC Haas Fine Arts Center, 121 Water St., Eau Claire

Wed. Nov. 8

WWI and America: Exploring the Great War’s Impact on the Chippewa Valley

This year marks the centennial of U.S. entry into WWI. In the shadow of other 19th century conflicts, our memory of this war is fading. Explore the impact of “the war to end all wars” on the Chippewa Valley. A series of four programs will explore different aspects of this conflict and its impact on our community.

Various Eau Claire Locations

Cost: All events are FREE

Wed. Nov. 8

Tarot 4 the Soul

Every Wednesday night Discuss Tarot in great detail. This class is for everyone who wants to strengthen their Tarot Skills. Go through each card, practice and learn as yo go. Please bring your own deck and a journal.

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

Cost: Karma Donation

5:30-6:15am Wed. Nov. 8

Aerial Yoga

Traditional yoga practices and poses get a lift in this class that focuses on meditation in movement. Build whole body strength and get to enjoy passive inversions as we hang upside down and decompress the spine. Wear a t-shirt that covers your armpits and yoga pants/sweatpants. Please bring your own water bottle.

Moonrise Aerials Studio 800 Wisconsin Street; Banbury Place Building 13, Room 112, Eau Claire

Cost: $20

8-9am Wed. Nov. 8

Strengthening and Exercising

Based on the “Strong Bones” program. All needed equipment available except for a mat. Open to all. Please check with your healthcare professional before starting any new exercise program.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

9-10:30am Wed. Nov. 8

Explorations in Yoga: Intermediate & Advanced

Lots of asana (poses); quite a bit of meditation, breathwork and deep relaxation; seasoned with mudra, mantra, learning about the body/mind, guided meditation, and yoga nidra. For intermediate through advanced students.

The Yoga Center of Eau Claire 2524 Golf Road Suite 2F, Eau Claire

Cost: $15 single class or use our pass system

Age: Teens to Elders

9am-noon Wed. Nov. 8

Tiny Tots Playhouse - Open Play

Tiny Tots is a place for kids to bring their parents, grandparents or caregivers for some creative, dramatic, memory making fun. Come on in and get your play on. Make some memories, and burn off some energy.

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

Cost: $5/child, free for adults and infants under 12 months

Age: All Ages

9:30-10:30am Wed. Nov. 8

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. Nov. 8

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+

10-11am Wed. Nov. 8

Wednesday Morning Grateful Living Meditation Group

Each session will begin with a facilitator-led lovingkindness meditation followed by a reflective reading using poetry, essays, prayers and other materials that encourage and inspire us to live a grateful life. A time of silence and optional sharing concludes the meditation session.

The Healing Place 1010 Oakridge Dr., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

10-10:30am Wed. Nov. 8

Get Up & Go: Act Out a Story

Designed to keep your kiddos moving, these fun and physical games teach teamwork and skills that can carry home to your own living room. This week's activity is acting out a story.

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

Cost: Free with membership or admission

Age: All Ages

10-11am Wed. Nov. 8

Dance as Exercise

Use techniques developed by Martha Graham, to stretch and strengthen all muscle groups, and to renew the spirit. The workout is done almost exclusively on the floor. And, the class is open to beginners and dancers, alike.

Banbury Place Dance Studio 930 Galloway Street, Building 13, Rm 122, Eau Claire

Cost: $40 per month

Age: Adults

10am-7pm Wed. Nov. 8

Veterans Day Card Making

Come to Picture This to make a thank you card for a local veteran to show your appreciation for their service.

Picture This 6021 Arndt Rd., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10:15am Wed. Nov. 8

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)

12:10-12:50pm Wed. Nov. 8

Faculty Forum: Climate Change and Childhood Obesity

"Conducting Student/Faculty Research in Economics Using Interdisciplinary Student Teams and International/Community Partners: The Case of Climate Change and Childhood Obesity," presented by Dr. Eric Jamelske, Professor of Economics 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. Nov. 8

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. Nov. 8

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. Nov. 8

DIY Dabble: Book Safe

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 p.m. class online at ecpubliclibrary.info/events. November’s project is a book safe.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: 18+

4:30-5:30pm Wed. Nov. 8

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+

5-7:45pm Wed. Nov. 8

Mike McCabe Town Hall

Town Hall with progressive candidate for governor of WI, Mike McCabe. A great opportunity to learn more about Mike McCabe and ask him a question in Town Hall meeting setting. $5 pizza buffet & live music.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

5:30-9:30pm Wed. Nov. 8

Lifeguard Training

Learn the skills to recognize, prevent, and respond to aquatic emergencies. The course certifications include Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED for Professional Rescuer (valid 2 years).

Eau Claire YMCA 700 Graham Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: Member: $185, Community: $225

Age: Ages 16+

5:30-6:30pm Wed. Nov. 8

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+

5:30-6:30pm Wed. Nov. 8

Unique HIIT Class

This unique HIIT class brilliantly combines intense cardio, kickboxing, martial arts, and high intensity moves. Each move is perfectly synced to heart pumping music, pushing you beyond your perceived fitness limits. Bring water and a yoga mat.

The Center 3701 E. Clairemont Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $5; every 5th class is free

Age: 16+

6-8pm Wed. Nov. 8

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. Nov. 8

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+

6-8:29pm Wed. Nov. 8

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

6pm Wed. Nov. 8

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

6-8pm Wed. Nov. 8

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+

6pm Wed. Nov. 8

State of Craft Beer

Author and Wisconsin native Matthew Janzen will speak about his recently published book, State of Craft Beer. Janzen's book is a unique journey through Wisconsin that captures the people and places behind the state’s extensive craft beer industry. Attendees will be invited to Brewster Bros. Brewing Co. afterward.

Chippewa Falls Public Library 105 W Central St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

6-9pm Wed. Nov. 8

UWEC's Tunnel of Oppression

Join the Peer Diversity Educators in an interactive workshop focusing on oppression and injustice on campus.

Towers Hall Commons 642 University Drive, Eau Claire

6-8:30pm Wed. Nov. 8

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: $10-40

Age: All Ages

6-7:30pm Wed. Nov. 8

Eating With Our Eyes: Plating and Presenting Food Like a Pro

Before we actually put a forkful of food into our mouths, we've "eaten" with our eyes. How food looks on the plate can influence how it tastes, yet presentation is often overlooked. Learn simple concepts for creating aesthetically pleasing…

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

Cost: $20

6:30-9pm Wed. Nov. 8

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

6:30-9pm Wed. Nov. 8

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. Nov. 8

The Kingdom of God and The American Dream

Listen to guest speaker,author, and activist Mark Van Steenwyk for a lecture, followed by a Q&A. "Christianity has been twisted in this nation to legitimize conquest, subjugation, and oppression. What many call the Gospel is actually an imperial myth.” An open discussion on how we view our Christianity and nationalism in the 21st Century. Child Care Provided-Free.

Shalom Church 502 S. Farwell St, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 18+

7pm Wed. Nov. 8

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. Nov. 8

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. Nov. 8

Michael Perry Release Event: Two New Books

Join local author Michael Perry for a reading and release of two new titles, "Montaigne in Barn Boots" and "Danger: Man Working." Book signing to follow.

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

7pm Wed. Nov. 8

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

7-9pm Wed. Nov. 8

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. Nov. 8

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+

7-11pm Wed. Nov. 8

Weekly Wednesday Open Stage

Greg brings acoustic and electric guitars and amps, bass and drums, keyboard, and quite a few mics. Most of the people who attend are musicians. You can bring your own act or cast about among the audience and form an impromptu jam. Test out your new act.

Sammy's Pizza 2812 London Rd, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

7:30pm Wed. Nov. 8

UWEC Forum Series - Bay Buchanan: "The Issues Politicians Are Afraid to Talk About"

With her trademark candor and the wisdom of a seasoned campaign strategist, Bay Buchanan offers advice on how our country needs "real leaders to say unpopular things" and asserts that the schema of leadership should be "speaking what you believe, no matter the direction you take."

UWEC Schofield Auditorium 105 Garfield Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: $8 GA, $6 UW System Faculty/Staff OR Age 62 & Over; $4 UW System Student OR Age 17 & Under; $2 student advance tickets

7:30-9:45pm Wed. Nov. 8

Foxtrot Dance Lesson and Dancing

Foxtrot 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. Nov. 8

Trivia Night at The Plus hosted by Clear Water Comedy

The Plus and Clear Water Comedy bring you a new trivia experience that's one part comedy show, one part pub quiz, one part game show. Free to play and all ages welcome.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

8:45-10:15pm Wed. Nov. 8

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. Nov. 8

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 11/08/2017

karaoke/DJ, galleries, classes, etc