Events For 12/12/2017

8am-5pm Tue. Dec. 12

ExporTech: An Export Acceleration System

ExporTech was designed specifically for manufacturers that need innovative ways to grow, and see international sales as part of the answer.

CVTC West Campus, Energy Education Center 4000 Campus Road, Eau Claire

Cost: For cost information See Program Website

Age: 18+

9-9:30am Tue. Dec. 12

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+

9-10:30am Tue. Dec. 12

Cornell Playgroup

This parent & child playgroup offers fun & playful opportunities for families to connect through music & story time, crafts & healthy snacks. Plus, each family receives one free book each month.

First Presbyterian Church 211 South 4th Street, Cornell

Cost: FREE

Age: 0-5 yrs

9:30-11:30am Tue. Dec. 12

Eau Claire Area Memory Café

The café offers a comfortable way for you and your care partner to have fun and socialize with others who have Mild Cognitive Impairment, early to moderate Alzheimer’s or other types of dementia, and those who worry about memory problems. 2nd Tuesdays 9:30-11:30am • Chippewa Valley Museum Auditorium, Carson Park // 4th Monday 1:30-3:30pm • St. John’s Lutheran Church 1804 Highland Avenue Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

9:30-10:30am Tue. Dec. 12

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. Dec. 12

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. Dec. 12

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

10am-5pm Tue. Dec. 12

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

10am-7pm Tue. Dec. 12

Friends of the Library Holiday Mini-Sale

The sale will offer gently used books and other media for holiday gift-giving at low, consumer-friendly prices. Specially selected, like-new books will be available at exceptional discounts.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10am-5pm Tue. Dec. 12

Men of Clay

Featuring John Onkka of St. Croix county and John Clazmer from Racine, WI. Onkka's career spans over 40 years with one-of-a-kind wall murals and landscape-inspired stoneware. Clazmer specializes in Raku and wood fired pottery but also creates wheel-thrown stoneware.

B-Framed Galleries 313 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

11am-5pm Tue. Dec. 12

Caradori Pottery Local Artists

Work by local artists. Featuring: Willem Gebben, Mel Sundby, Susan O'Brian, Dan Ingersoll, Allan Servoss, Lori Chilefone, Joe Maurer, Robert Barfknecht, Anders Shafer, Barbara Shafer and Hope Greene.

Caradori Pottery 359 Ferry Street, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

11:30am-noon Tue. Dec. 12

Super Small Science: Squishy Circuits

Introduce your preschool scientist to exciting hands-on and age-appropriate experiments. This week's activity is squishy circuits.

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: Preschool

noon-8pm Tue. Dec. 12

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 Tue. Dec. 12

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 Tue. Dec. 12

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

1-3pm Tue. Dec. 12

Dunn Dulcimers

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

Christ Lutheran Church 1306 Wilcox St., Menomonie

2-4pm Tue. Dec. 12

Tech Tuesdays

Stop by to get free personal training on your e-reader, iPad, laptop, or tablet.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

3pm-4:30am Tue. Dec. 12

Modern Dance Classes

Modern dance classes, based on Martha Graham techniques as modified by Michael Doran. These classes are taught by Barbara Shafer and are adapted for all proficiency levels including beginner dancers.

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

Cost: $40 per month

Age: 18+

5-8pm Tue. Dec. 12

3rd Annual Holiday Toy Trains

Featuring standard gauge trains running on 384 square feet of track all decked out for the holidays. Night trains on Tuesday and Thursday. Preschool age activities include Thomas the Tank Engine toy trains and track. More family activities on Thursdays & Saturdays.

Chippewa Valley Museum 1204 E. Half Moon Dr., Eau Claire

Cost: $9 adults, $6 kids Thurs., Fri., Sat; $2/person Tues. evenings (museum free); $2/person for museum members anytime

Age: All Ages

5-6pm Tue. Dec. 12

Teachable Tuesdays

Hang out at the YMCA for hands-on, and interactive projects. Switch between a STEM challenge or activity and an arts lesson or project.

Eau Claire YMCA 700 Graham Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

5-6pm Tue. Dec. 12

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

5:15-6pm Tue. Dec. 12

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

5:30-6:30pm Tue. Dec. 12

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

5:30-6:45pm Tue. Dec. 12

Intermediate Yoga

Karen will add alignment yoga principles to your practice and focus on strength, balance, and creating joy. She is 500 hour RYT. Her practice will help to prepare your mind and body for functional movement and for various activities such as running, triathlons, and skiing.

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

Cost: $14 drop in, passes available for multiple classes

Age: 14÷

5:45-7:15pm Tue. Dec. 12

Buddhist Meditation and Study Group

Free meditation training (novice and all levels), sessions are 30 min. actual Group Meditation, 30 min. Teaching on Book Chapter (books can be made available) presently "Three Vehicles of Buddhist Practice" and 30 min. guided discussion.

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

Cost: Free and if want to stay with group $25. month donation for space and teacher

Age: All Ages

6-9pm Tue. Dec. 12

Twelve Days Before Christmas A Concert of Traditional Christmas Carols and Hymns

A program of Christmas music featuring the hymns and Old English Christmas carols. Local singers share the joy and excitement of Christmas in this special concert. MJ Consort will provide music before the performance and during intermission. Five Star Catering will provide a buffet. Show only also available.

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

Cost: Buffet Supper show: $25 per person (assigned seating) Show only (balcony seats): $15 per person

Age: All Ages

6:15-7pm Tue. Dec. 12

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

6:30-9pm Tue. Dec. 12

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. Dec. 12

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+

6:30-8:30pm Tue. Dec. 12

Energy Share

Energy workers of all modalities and levels are invited. The evening will start with a brief meditation to align with spirit and together send healing energy to Mother Earth and all of her inhabitants. Then share energy healings on each other.

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

Cost: Love Donation

6:30pm Tue. Dec. 12

A Wisconsin Farmboy in Galapagos

Steve Betchkal, President of the Gaylord Nelson Audubon Society, will speak about his time on the Galápagos Islands for Lindblad-National Geographic. The islands are one of the most unique, enticing, and storied places on planet Earth.

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

6:40-7:40pm Tue. Dec. 12

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

7:30pm Tue. Dec. 12

UWEC Theatre: "The Nerd"

One of the funniest plays ever written, this side-splitting comedy was first presented by the Milwaukee Repertory Theatre, then produced in Great Britain, then went on to Broadway.

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

Cost: $18

8:30-11:30pm Tue. Dec. 12

Live Music at Cowboy Jack's: Open Mic

Jeff White hosts a quality live musician gathering in a friendly saloon environment, every Tuesday night. Made for the music lover in everyone, the bar and grill boasts American fare with a country twist and robust atmosphere. Sign-up at 8pm.

Cowboy Jack's 1432 Front Porch Place, Altoona

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

9pm Tue. Dec. 12

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 12/12/2017

karaoke/DJ, galleries, classes, etc