Events For 12/11/2017

Mon. Dec. 11

Creative Ballet Classes

Develop grace, self-esteem, creativity and stage presence in a fun ballet class which will lead to a presentation of excerpts from the Nutcracker on stage on December 21.

Cost: $120 plus $20 registration fee

Age: Ages 3-14

9-11:30am Mon. Dec. 11

Family Fun Zone

Children and parents enjoy open play on the large turf field filled with numerous toys, games, sports equipment, inflatables, and dress up clothes. Organized activities are also offered at different times each morning which children may participate in if they choose or continue with open play. Please check their online schedule before going.

YMCA Sports Center 3456 Craig Road, Eau Claire

Cost: $4/child

9am-noon Mon. Dec. 11

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

9:15-10:15am Mon. Dec. 11

Hatha (Beginner) Yoga with Justin

This yoga class will be great for beginners as it will include basic poses and gradual transitions. All classes will also incorporate elements of conscious breathing, inspirational readings and more. No prior experience is required.

The Center 3701 E. Clairemont Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: Donation-Based

Age: Ages 18+

9:30-10:15am Mon. Dec. 11

Movin' & Groovin'

Each Movin' & Groovin' class is filled with laughter & fun. It promotes language & play through the use of music, song & dance.

River Source Family Center 403 High Street, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: Age Birth to age 5

9:30-10:30am Mon. Dec. 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

10-10:55am Mon. Dec. 11

Pilates Equipment Class

This class will use the Pilates apparatus called "the chair." Class is for experienced Pilates practitioners. Goal of practice is to increase overall strength, with an emphasis on the deep core muscles.

PRAJNA Pilates 705 S. Barstow Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $30, or punch card

Age: 18+

10am-5pm Mon. Dec. 11

Hugh Mandelert Art Society

Many of Hugh's students have family members who share their creative genes and love for the arts. They are also subjects of inspiration for us and find their way into many of our paintings. The Hugh Mandelert Art Society is a group of artists who studied with Hugh.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10:30am-3:30pm Mon. Dec. 11

Wisconsin Arts Board’s Workshop: Planning for Artists - Envisioning the Art Career You Want & Charting the Path to Get There

Join professional artist and trainer Helen Klebesadel in this five hour deep dive into taking control of your 2018. This workshop will help you define where you want to be artistically and professionally, and chart a path of the steps to get there based on your personal values and career goals.

The Volume One Gallery (Inside The Local Store) 205 N. Dewey St., Eau Claire

Cost: $30 snacks provided; bring your own lunch; register by 12/7

11:15am-12:15pm Mon. Dec. 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+

noon-8pm Mon. Dec. 11

Photos with Santa at Oakwood Mall

Santa will be at Oakwood Mall daily. Santa’s house is located in the Sears wing. Santa may take occasional breaks to feed the reindeer throughout the day, so be sure to check his schedule online. Time flies, except when you're in line, so go online to make a reservation and get to see the big guy on time!

Oakwood Mall 4800 Golf Rd, Eau Claire

noon-8pm Mon. Dec. 11

Shakers and Makers: American Folk Art and Beyond Art Exhibit

This eclectic art exhibit begins with art made by 1800’s Shakers alongside fine artists of today and makers of our region. Challenging stereotypes of both folk art and fine art brings fun and interesting art into Galaudet Gallery

Galaudet Gallery LLC 618 South Farwell, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

noon-8pm Mon. Dec. 11

Choix Roses

Galaudet Gallery is bringing you a room full of roses in Choix Roses showing roses by the famed botanical artist Pierre J. Redoute.

Galaudet Gallery LLC 618 S Farwell St, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

3:30-4:45pm Mon. Dec. 11

"Mocha Joe and Me" Reading Program

Read with local therapy dog, Mocha Joe. Cozy up with this loveable canine and read him your favorite story. Parents/caregivers of readers ages 12 and under may sign up for 15 minute sessions.

Altoona Public Library 1303 Lynn Ave., Altoona

Cost: FREE

Age: Ages 12 and under

3:30-4:45pm Mon. Dec. 11


LEGOs are provided in the library's community room for imaginative play. Creations will be displayed in the library for a month. No sign up required. Meets the second Monday of the month.

Altoona Public Library 1303 Lynn Ave., Altoona

Cost: FREE

Age: Ages 4-12

4-7pm Mon. Dec. 11

Car Seat Check

Get your child’s car seat inspected by a certified car seat technician. Car seats are checked for proper size and installation, as well as possible recalls. Learn about correct use of car seats, and ensure proper seat belt fit for older children. Allow 30 minutes per car seat. Child and vehicle must be present.

CVTC West Campus, Emergency Services Education Center 3623 Campus Road, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

4-6pm Mon. Dec. 11

Wisconsin Arts Board Town Meeting

The Wisconsin Arts Board is looking forward to hearing about what is going on in your area AND for your input as we create the WAB's FY19-21 Strategic Plan. Discover new resources for your work, exchange ideas for strengthening your organization, and shape the Arts Board’s work.

The Volume One Gallery (Inside The Local Store) 205 N. Dewey St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

4:30-5:30pm Mon. Dec. 11

Chippewa Valley Ukulele Orchestra

Each meeting features lesson time for beginning and advanced students as well as a rehearsal as an ensemble. New members at all levels welcome. Students who have never played ukulele before should schedule an introductory lesson before attending.

Eau Claire Music School 1620 Ohm Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $12 drop-in, $30 3-pass punchcard, $25 one-time registration fee

5-6:30pm Mon. Dec. 11

Special Kids Night - Holiday Workshop

Offers families a safe and soothing environment where the Museum is closed to the public, giving kids with special needs a special night. Free admission for kids with special needs and families. Includes pizza party, and a holiday-themed craft workshop.

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

5-6pm Mon. Dec. 11

Craft Lab: Teether Necklace

This is a super simple project for new Moms, Grandmas, or anyone with a new baby in their life. These necklaces are perfect for teething babies. Silicone beads are BPA free, tested food grade and gentle on babies gums. Choose from a variety of colors and shapes.

Blue Boxer Arts 416 S Barstow Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $15

Age: 16+

5-8pm Mon. Dec. 11

Pet Nights with Santa

Bring your four-legged friend to see Santa and pose for a photo. Cats and dogs only, please. Pre-order your photos and save over 30% by pre-purchasing online. Santa's house is located in the Sears wing. Photo package information available online.

Oakwood Mall 4800 Golf Rd, Eau Claire

5:30pm Mon. Dec. 11

Prenatal Yoga at Latitude 44 Yoga Studio

This class is designed to strengthen and support your body throughout your pregnancy. Meditation, breath, and movement are used to focus on awareness and muscles that are key to a healthy pregnancy and labor. Connect with your body's innate wisdom and other moms-to-be in the area.

Latitude 44 Yoga Studio 313 E. Madison Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $15 drop-in (or membership, punch-card)

5:30-6:30pm Mon. Dec. 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+

5:30-6:30pm Mon. Dec. 11

Fit Through the Holidays

Are you too busy during the holiday season to take time for yourself? This is your chance to jump-start to a healthier you. To register go online or stop by or call the Altoona Parks & Recreation office.

Prairie Event Center 1445 Front Porch Place, Altoona

Cost: $30

Age: Adult

5:30-7pm Mon. Dec. 11

Teacher's Secret Weapon: Visual Schedules

Visual Schedules are a great way to make your day easier. They help with bedtime, mealtime, getting ready for school and just about anytime. You will make and learn how to use visual schedules for your home to help with your child's behavior.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

5:30-6pm Mon. Dec. 11

Mantra Mondays

30 minutes of chanting through a variety of powerful, vibration-raising mantras. The first 8 sessions we will journey through the Bija Mantras: The Sounds of the Chakras. Everyone is welcome whether you come to chant along or just listen and soak up the good vibes.

The Healing Room 1025 Starr Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: Donation

6-7:15pm Mon. Dec. 11

Gentle Yoga

Provides all the benefits of the yoga experience at a slower and steadier pace and helps to reduce stress, feel strong yet flexible in your body and increase positive energy. Will include instruction on poses, breathing techniques and relaxation practice. Dress in loose-fitting clothing, bring a yoga mat or blanket and water bottle.

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

Cost: 10 punch card – Friends $80, Nonmembers $100 OR $10 Members, $12 Nonmembers at the door

6:15-7:15pm Mon. Dec. 11

Zumba with PS-Get Fit

No experience required and all fitness levels are welcome.

Excite! Wellness Studio 107 N. Bridge Street, Chippewa Falls

Cost: First class is free, $5 drop-ins, punch cards available

Age: All Ages

6:30-8:30pm Mon. Dec. 11

The Paint Shack

Enjoy a fun day/evening of painting made easy and exciting. A talented social artist will instruct you step by step through recreating the featured painting of the night. Paint on canvas, wood, bags, glasses, and more.

The Paint Shack 2524 Golf Road Suite 2c, Eau Claire

Cost: Usually $35 but somem special events are $10-$40

Age: All Ages

7-10pm Mon. Dec. 11

Monday Jazz Sessions hosted by Michael Shults and Jeremy Boettcher

Join UW-Eau Claire jazz faculty Michael Shults, Jeremy Boettcher, Christine Hitt and more for our Monday night jazz series, which pays homage to the long and storied tradition of the jam session. Bring your axe, call a tune, and sit in after the first set with local professionals who have played some of the country's premier jazz venues

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7-9pm Mon. Dec. 11

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+

Ongoing Events For 12/11/2017

karaoke/DJ, galleries, classes, etc