Events For 12/18/2017

Mon. Dec. 18

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

9-9:55am Mon. Dec. 18

Zumba with Emily

Zumba is a Latin based, shake your booty aerobic workout.

Dragonfly Dance and Wellness 308 North Barstow, Eau Claire

Cost: $5

Age: Age 12+

9-11:30am Mon. Dec. 18

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.

Eau Claire Indoor Sports Center 3456 Craig Road, Eau Claire

Cost: $4/child

9am-noon Mon. Dec. 18

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. 18

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. 18

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

9:30-11:30am Mon. Dec. 18

La Leche League

For the past 60 years, LLL has offered mother-to-mother support to anyone who wants to breastfeed. LLL-EC is dedicated to helping moms meet their breastfeeding goals.

Hope United Methodist Church 2233 Golf Road, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

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

10-10:55am Mon. Dec. 18

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. 18

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

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

noon-8pm Mon. Dec. 18

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. 18

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. 18

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

1-6pm Mon. Dec. 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+

4-5pm Mon. Dec. 18

Craft Lab: Make an Image Necklace

Make a necklace. All skill levels welcome. We will choose from a variety of images to make a pendant that makes you happy. All materials included. Perfect for holiday gifts. You can even bring in your own images - must be 1 inch in diameter.

Blue Boxer Arts 416 S Barstow Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $18

Age: 16+

4:30-5:30pm Mon. Dec. 18

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. 18

"Making Meaning" Student Exhibit Opening Reception

UW-Eau Claire public history students created an exhibit using 14 seemingly unrelated objects from the museum's collection. Students will be available to talk about their project. Light refreshments served. Free and open to the public.

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

5:30pm Mon. Dec. 18

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. 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+

5:30-6:30pm Mon. Dec. 18

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

6-7:15pm Mon. Dec. 18

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. 18

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

7-9pm Mon. Dec. 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+

7-10pm Mon. Dec. 18

Wine & Dine

Enjoy a food & wine pairing at Bye the Willow with wine expert William. With the purchase of a ticket you will receive a catered dinner, 5 wine pairings, discounts on the bottles of wines sampled that night, along with an educational and fun filled evening.

Bye the Willow 501 N. High St, Chippewa Falls

Cost: Ticketed

Ongoing Events For 12/18/2017

karaoke/DJ, galleries, classes, etc