Events For 01/11/2018

8:30am-4:30pm Thu. Jan. 11

CornerHouse Forensic Interview Training

Dig deeper into adolescent development, forensic interviewing, and mandated reporting. Gain expert knowledge in research, theory and best practices from experienced professionals with this on-site, interactive and comprehensive training program.

Davies Center, UW-Eau Claire UW-Eau Claire, Eau Claire

Cost: 699

9-11:30am Thu. Jan. 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 Thu. Jan. 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 Thu. Jan. 11

Yoga for Spiritual Transformation

Sanctuary for the soul, mindful movement for the body, and focused attention for the mind. Relaxing into our true nature and creating personal strength brings forth love and compassion for ourselves and others. Gentle, intelligent yoga to support your personal transformation.

The Center 3701 E. Clairemont Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $10 drop-in

Age: All Ages

9:15-10am Thu. Jan. 11

Littlest Lab

For the littlest explorers. A special time each week with your baby as he or she discovers an engaging and rich environment. Songs and fingerplays and stations/activities. Discuss useful tips for raising young children and encourage each other with ideas and activities useful during these early months of development.

Lily Pad Lab 2524 Golf ROad, Eau Claire

Cost: $50/each for whole course (drop-ins welcome, but call ahead)

Age: Babies learning to move

9:30-11:30am Thu. Jan. 11

Snowshoe Hike for Experienced Explorers

Winter is not a time for staring out the window and wishing it was spring. Join naturalist for a snowshoe hike to explore the winter woods and get some exercise too. Expect a moderately strenuous outing, over uneven terrain, with a one mile hike. Wear your winter clothes and boots.

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

Cost: Snowshoe rental $3; GA $3m, $5nm; Register by up to 2 days before event

Age: Ages 55+

9:30am Thu. Jan. 11

MOMS Club of the Eau Claire Area

Are you an at-home mom? Come to the monthly planning meeting for MOMS Club Eau Claire-North. Learn about how MOMS Club helps at-home moms socialize, make friends, plan activities, go on field trips, and share in the joys of being an at-home mom.

Contact for location information

Cost: FREE

9:30-11am Thu. Jan. 11

Stand in the Light Choir Rehearsals

People in the early to mid stages of memory loss, their care partners, and singing volunteers come together to share their love of music.

Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd 1120 Cedar St., Eau Claire

Age: Adults

10-10:30am Thu. Jan. 11

Mini Makers: Fuze Bead Creations

Once a week, let your fingers do the talking. Build and create using real tools of the trade. This week's project is Fuze Bead Creations.

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

10-10:30am Thu. Jan. 11

Menomonie Public Library: Learning Together

Storytime for children birth and older. Children attend with a parent or caregiver. No registration required.

Menomonie Public Library 600 Wolske Bay Rd, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10:15am Thu. Jan. 11

L.E. Phillips Library: Little Movers Storytime

For babies who love to move. Interactive rhymes, parachute games, songs, stories, bubbles, and social time for parents and children.

LE Phillips Memorial Public Library - Youth Services Program Room 400 Eau Claire St., Eau CLaire

Cost: FREE

Age: 6-18 months

10:45-11:15am Thu. Jan. 11

Menomonie Public Library: On My Own

For children 3-5 years old. Children attend by themselves. No registration required.

Menomonie Public Library 600 Wolske Bay Rd, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: Children Age 3-5

4-6pm Thu. Jan. 11

Family Maker Night

We're experimenting with strings and things at this edition of Family Maker Night. Learn how to knit a scarf, mittens and more. They'll provide all of the tools and supplies. You bring your imagination.

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

5-7pm Thu. Jan. 11

Language Exchange: Habla en la Cabra

Practice your second language with us, English or Spanish. We sip coffee and help each other practice conversational English and Spanish. Bring the family, all levels and ages are welcome. Brought to you by El Centro de Conexión de Chippewa Valley.

The Goat Coffee House 336 Water St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

5:30-6:30pm Thu. Jan. 11

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

5:30-9pm Thu. Jan. 11

Lakely Limited V: Geoffrey Keezer + Gillian Margot

EC native and grammy-nominated pianist Geoffrey Keezer is on a mission to redefine jazz piano. Gillian Margo is known for her wide vocal range and style, and her critical acclaimed album Black Butterfly which showcases her diverse and multifaceted talents. Starts off off with a 5-course meal prepared by Chef Nathan Berg.

The Lakely 516 Galloway Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $75 includes five-course meal (limited availability)

6-6:45pm Thu. Jan. 11

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

6pm Thu. Jan. 11

Writers Read: "Mother & Child Reunion" Open Mic at the Library

Writers are invited to share a poem or short prose piece (5 minutes or less) connected to the theme of “mother and child.” A memory? Reflection? Celebration? Complaint? Listeners are always welcome. Sign-up starts at 5:45.

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

6-8pm Thu. Jan. 11

Blue Ox Group Run/Walk

Enjoy a night with runners & walkers of all abilities as you traverse the beautiful downtown area along the river on a group run ranging from ~3.5 to 6 miles. Special events held about once per month with the weekly Thursday group-runs. See website for more details on the calendar.

Blue Ox Running 417 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6-8pm Thu. Jan. 11

Winter After Hours 2018

There will be ice skating, snow shoeing, winter kubb, a firepit, music, and hot drinks. Snowshoe and skate rentals will be available during the special event only. The warming house and restrooms will be open and supervised. Hundreds of people enjoy this unique social gathering each season. We hope you can join in on the family fun at Pinehurst this season!

Pinehurst Park 3523 Delbert Road, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All ages

6:30-8pm Thu. Jan. 11

Eau Claire Wellness Party

Learn about holistic and natural ways to increase your energy, decrease inflammation, how to go green in your home, get rid of toxic chemicals, and enjoy pesticide free veggies and organic treats.

Please Call or Email For Event Location

Cost: FREE

6:30-8:30pm Thu. Jan. 11

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

6:30-7pm Thu. Jan. 11

PJ Story Night

Thirty minutes of great stories, songs and fingerplays. Children are encouraged to come in their PJs with a favorite stuffy in tow. Recommended for families with children ages 2-7. No sign-up required.

Altoona Public Library 1303 Lynn Ave., Altoona

Age: Ages 2-7

6:30-8:30pm Thu. Jan. 11

Farm-to-Table Meal Fundraiser for The Community Table

Luke Zahm, a James Beard-nominated chef and owner of the Driftless Cafe in Viroqua, WI will team up with Amy Huo, executive chef at the Informalist. The two will create an original farm-to-table meal that they'll serve at the Community Table in support of the agency's good work.

The Community Table 320 Putnam St., Eau Claire

Cost: $35 presale, $40 at the door

6:30-9pm Thu. Jan. 11

Ole and Lena's Ice Fishing Fandango - Dinner Theater

Ole and Sven are gearing up, literally, for the Lodge’s annual 72-hour Pairs Ice Fishing Marathon contest. Aside from making sure the water pressure is strong enough to hose Ole down when he gets home from the contest, Lena is far more interested in attending the “Spruce Up Your Farm House” class being held at the senior center.

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

Cost: Admission: Dinner Show - Adults $34, Seniors $33, Youth $27 Show Only – Adults $15, Seniors $14, Youth $8

Age: All Ages

7-9pm Thu. Jan. 11

Jackson Taylor at Caffe Tempo

Chippewa Falls native Jackson Taylor makes a stop at Caffe Tempo tonight in The Phoenix Park Neighborhood. Original country music from an up and coming young talent, Jackson will make you forget who's on the radio.

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7pm Thu. Jan. 11

Live at the Acoustic Cafe: Steve Szydel

Steve Szydel writes original tunes and performs many cover songs including country and western favorites. Steve sings and plays an acoustic 12 string guitar as well as the porch board and a harmonizer. Steve writes songs that tell stories listeners can relate to.

Acoustic Cafe - Eau Claire 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

7-8pm Thu. Jan. 11

Meditation and Chanting Group

Aaron Holm, Facilitator. Come experience chanting and meditation in a relaxed setting, beginners welcome.

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

7-9pm Thu. Jan. 11

Local Trout Streams

Department of Natural Resources fish manager Joseph Gerbyshak will discuss trout population surveys for Eau Claire area trout streams and stream habitat projects planned for 2018 and 2019 at the January meeting of the Wisconsin Clear Waters Chapter of Trout Unlimited.

Lazy Monk Brewing, LLC 97 West Madison Street, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7:30pm Thu. Jan. 11

CVTG Presents: Neil Simon's The Odd Couple (Female Version)

A comedy about the ups and downs of friendship. Olive Madison's messy life was perfectly fine until she invites her neurotic, clean-freak friend Florence Unger to move in! Neil Simon's funny female version of The Odd Couple replaces the poker game with hilarious games of Trivial Pursuit.

The Grand Theatre 102 W. Grand Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $10-23

8:30pm Thu. Jan. 11

Clear Water Comedy Presents: Grace Thomas

One of CWC's favorites returns to headline. Grace Thomas is a writer and comedian based in Chicago where she writes for ClickHole, The Onion's satire of the internet and the culture it creates. In 2015 she was named Funniest Person in the Twin Cities.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: $5 GA, $3 with valid student ID; ticket includes 1 free tap/rail/soda dirnk

Age: All Ages (18+ recommended)

Ongoing Events For 01/11/2018

karaoke/DJ, galleries, classes, etc

Men of Clay

Every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday until Jan. 31, 10am-5pm

Play & Learn

Every Tuesday, Thursday until Dec. 20, 9:30-11:30am; Every Tuesday, Thursday until Dec. 19, 9:30-11:30am

Events with Tickets