Events For 01/05/2018

Fri. Jan. 5

Read Off Your Fines

Kids with fines on their library card get a chance to read away their fines. During set hours this winter break, Chippewa Falls students can read at the library and earn $1 off their fines for every 20 minutes they read.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: Under 18

Fri. Jan. 5

Chippewa Youth Hockey Tournament

With two full sheets of ice, full concession stand, heated viewing area and more. See contact info for additional details or to learn how to register a team. Different age brackets compete during different weekends. Check the online schedule for a complete list of who plays and when.

Chippewa Area Ice Arena 839 First Ave., Chippewa Falls

Fri. Jan. 5

Great Lakes, Small Streams: How Water Shapes Wisconsin

View this traveling exhibit from the Wisconsin Historical Society! Comprised of 16 panels, the exhibit features an interactive kiosk that allows visitors to track the movement of glaciers, follow changes made to local rivers over time, or seek out easy solutions to save water in their own homes.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

9-11:30am Fri. Jan. 5

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

10-11:30am Fri. Jan. 5

Play N Learn - Play Group

Join this fun and free play group for pre-school aged children. You and your child will experience story time, hands on activities, and lots of learning through play! Snack will be provided. Community resources & food pantry will be available.

Prairie Ridge Early Learning School 3031 Epiphany Ln, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: Pre-school aged children

10am-5pm Fri. Jan. 5

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

10-10:30am Fri. Jan. 5

Polaris (Planetarium Show)

Head to the CMEC's inflatable Planetarium for an outta this world show, featuring a traveling penguin and a funny polar bear. Their scientific adventure leads them all around Earth and to Mars and Saturn, where they learn about planets' similarities and differences.

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

10:30-11am Fri. Jan. 5

Polaris (Planetarium Show)

Head to the CMEC's inflatable Planetarium for an outta this world show, featuring a traveling penguin and a funny polar bear. Their scientific adventure leads them all around Earth and to Mars and Saturn, where they learn about planets' similarities and differences.

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

11:30am-noon Fri. Jan. 5

Parachute Games

Kids will enjoy jumping, moving, dancing, grooving and all sorts of games with the giant parachute.

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: Ages 3+

noon-8pm Fri. Jan. 5

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 Fri. Jan. 5

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

noon-1pm Fri. Jan. 5

SOS (Shake Off Stress with TRE)

TRE® (Tension Stress & Trauma Release Exercise) 7 exercises that release deep muscular patterns of stress, tension & trauma. Easy. Anyone can do it. Feels like a massage from the inside out. Helps with PTSD symptoms, anxiety, back pain & more.

ANANDAWORKS Wellness Education Center 320 Putnam Street, Suite 123, Eau Claire

Cost: $15 drop in

Age: 12+

3pm-4:30am Fri. Jan. 5

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+

5-9pm Fri. Jan. 5

Friday Family Nights

Basketball, volleyball, soccer, football, large inflatables, movie & color, free popcorn. In the youth area: dress up clothes, riding toys, building blocks. Sponsored by Group Health Cooperative of Eau Claire.

Eau Claire Indoor Sports Center 3456 Craig Road, Eau Claire

Cost: $4 per person; Family of 5+ $20 Max

Age: All Ages

5:30-8:30pm Fri. Jan. 5

Live at Northwoods Brew Pub: Paul Bonstrom

A fingerstyle guitarist, a child of the 70s, strongly influenced by singer songwriters of that and subsequent decades. Known not as a 'songwriter' but as a 'singer of great music', his musical selections cover rock, folk, country and Americana.

Northwoods Brewpub & Grill 50819 West St., Osseo

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages with parent

6-7:30pm Fri. Jan. 5

CANCELLED: Candlelight Snowshoe Hike

Candles and moonlight will illuminate the way as you explore the trails on snowshoes. A warm campfire awaits you as you finish the trail. Snowshoes will be available to rent. If the weather does not provide enough snow to allow for safe snowshoeing, then you will be able to hike the trails.

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

Cost: Snowshoe rental: $3/pair; Admission fee: Friends $3, Nonmembers $5; Register by 1/3

6:30-8:30pm Fri. Jan. 5

The Paint Shack

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

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

Cost: $10-40

Age: All Ages

7-10pm Fri. Jan. 5

Tunes at the Tasting Lounge

Every Friday you can enjoy locally produced wines and spirits while listening to an array of local musicians. Check out Infinity Beverages' Facebook page or website before swinging down for updates and musician details.

Infinity Beverages Winery & Distillery 3460 Mall Drive, Eau Claire

Age: 21+

7pm Fri. Jan. 5

Live Music: The Other Brothers

David Schrader (Sue Orfield Band), Barry Wells (Wheelhouse) and John Utphall (North of Dixie) have joined Ken Rogers (Liscio) to bring you Jazz, Blues, and Swing favorites. These four seasoned local musicians cover selections by Wes Montgomery, David Sanborn, Lyle Lovett, Alvin Lee and Django Reinhardt.

Acoustic Cafe 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7-9pm Fri. Jan. 5

UW Stout Hockey Community Appreciation Game

The hockey team plays host to St. Olaf College. It is community appreciation day where everyone gets in free to the game. UW-Stout would like to say thank you to all of the Menomonie and UW-Stout community for all they do to make it a great place to live. A bonfire will start at 6 pm with the game following at 7 pm.

Dunn County Ice Arena 620 17th Street SE, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7:30-9:30pm Fri. Jan. 5

Eau Claire International Folk Dancers

A weekly recreational international dance group where you dance the dances of many lands. Come and join us whenever you like. No partners necessary. Wear comfortable clothes and soft-soled, non-marking clean shoes. First Fridays of the month are specialized for beginners.

YMCA Fitness Center 206 Emery St., Eau Claire

Cost: Usually $2/night; more if live music

7:30-9pm Fri. Jan. 5

CANCELLED: Candlelight Snowshoe Hike

Candles and moonlight will illuminate the way as you explore the trails on snowshoes. A warm campfire awaits you as you finish the trail. Snowshoes will be available to rent. If the weather does not provide enough snow to allow for safe snowshoeing, then you will be able to hike the trails.

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

Cost: Snowshoe rental: $3/pair; Admission fee: Friends $3, Nonmembers $5; Register by 1/3

7:30pm Fri. Jan. 5

And Then They Came For Me: Remembering the World of Anne Frank

This is a unique theatrical experience: a multimedia play that weaves videotaped interviews of Holocaust survivors Ed Silverberg and Eva Schloss with live actors recreating scenes from their lives during World War II. Acclaimed by audiences and critics in productions across the United States.

The Oxford 1814 Oxford Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $8 Youth, $8 Student, $14 Seniors, $14 Adult

8pm Fri. Jan. 5

Savannah Smith and Andy Cook

Savannah Smith w/ Ryan Acker and Andy Cook play songs in-the-round at the Oxbow.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

9:30pm-1am Fri. Jan. 5

WHYS Radio Presents: The Jaggernauts & The Rank Strangers

WHYS Radio invites everyone to a night of great local music. The Jaggernauts have just released a new record, "Whispered Tales from my Grandmothers' Lips". The Rank Strangers ,a staple on the Minneapolis indie rock scene, recently released a trio of records to commemorate their 25th anniversary.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: PreSale: $6, At Door: $8

Age: 21+

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