Events For 01/23/2018

Tue. Jan. 23

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

8am-5pm Tue. Jan. 23

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+

9-10:30am Tue. Jan. 23

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

9-10am Tue. Jan. 23

Calm, Cool, Connected Kids

This class is all about engaging in play with your child, while using purposeful activities and routines designed to calm the brain. Ms. Barb will be team teaching with Ms. Tracey Robb, who is an Occupational Therapist with special training in Trust Based Relational Intervention (TBRI).

Lily Pad Lab 1620 Ohm Ave (In the EC Music School), Eau Claire

Cost: $100/each

Age: ages 2-5yrs

9am-9pm Tue. Jan. 23

Bruce Warren: Edifices and Artifacts

Edifices and Artifacts is a photographic exploration in black and white of buildings, bridges and other cultural artifacts located in the Chippewa Valley, predominately in Eau Claire.

The Volume One Gallery Located inside the Local Store at the Volume One World Headquarters, 205 N. Dewey St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

9:30-11:30am Tue. Jan. 23

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: Birth to age 5

10am-5pm Tue. Jan. 23

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

10-10:50am Tue. Jan. 23

Little Language Lab

Is your toddler ready to get talking? This newest class aimed at exposing children to a language rich environment, where they will listen to stories, sing songs, learn finger-plays, move/dance, and do age-appropriate crafts and sensory activities.

Lily Pad Lab 1620 Ohm Ave (In the EC Music School), Eau Claire

Cost: $50/each, drop-ins welcome but please call ahead

Age: Ages 1-2

10-10:30am Tue. Jan. 23

Super Space Quest. (Planetarium Show)

Visit the CMEC's inflatable Planetarium for an outta this world show. Visitors will lie down under the stars and travel through all of the planets in our galaxy. Shows start promptly at listed times, with room for 25 guests. Sign-up sheets will be posted near Failsafe 30 minutes prior to the show.

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 Tue. Jan. 23

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

10am-5pm Tue. Jan. 23

Nate Rylander - the Jackson Pollock of the Midwest

View work by abstract expressionist painter Nate Rylander. “Action painting” can be seen in his artwork along with reclaimed materials such as hollow core doors. Inspired by several masters, we refer to Rylander as the Jackson Pollock of the Midwest with the influence being seen in several paintings.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10am-2pm Tue. Jan. 23

Mason Jar Herb Class

Grow your own herbs! Bring your own mason jars or jars available to purchase. Glass rock, potting mix, chalk paint and herb seeds will be provided. While the chalk paint dries we can talk about cooking and medicinal uses of herbs. There will be recipe cards to take home and delicious samples to enjoy.

Green Oasis Gardens 1403 122nd Street, Chippewa Falls

Cost: $10-15

Age: All Ages

10:15am Tue. Jan. 23

L.E. Phillips Library: Toddler Tales Storytime

For two- and three-year-olds and a parent or caregiver. Features stories, songs, and activities.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: 2 & 3 year olds

10:30-11am Tue. Jan. 23

Super Space Quest. (Planetarium Show)

Visit the CMEC's inflatable Planetarium for an outta this world show. Visitors will lie down under the stars and travel through all of the planets in our galaxy. Shows start promptly at listed times, with room for 25 guests. Sign-up sheets will be posted near Failsafe 30 minutes prior to the show.

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

10:30-10:50am Tue. Jan. 23

Altoona Public Library: Toddler Tales

A 20-minute program of fast-paced stories and songs. For parents and their toddlers ages 18 months - 2 years. Registration required.

Altoona Public Library 1303 Lynn Ave., Altoona

Cost: FREE

Age: Parents and their Toddlers

10:30am-10:50pm Tue. Jan. 23

Little Learners Storytime

This 15-20 minute program is for children birth to three and their family or caregivers. Short concept rich books, singing, finger plays, puppets and nursery rhyme repetition are used to help foster healthy brain development, enhance early language skills and nurture a love of reading.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: Birth -3 and caregivers

10:45-11:15am Tue. Jan. 23

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

11am-1pm Tue. Jan. 23

Non-Profit Roundtable | Best HR Practices for Non-Profits

In this session, attendees will learn about the increasing challenges with classifying workers as independent contractors as opposed to employees, best steps to minimize sexual harassment in the workplace, and how to effectively manage employee turnover.

Holiday Inn South 4751 Owen Ayres Court, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

11-11:30am Tue. Jan. 23

Growing Readers Storytime

For preschool children ages 3-6, this 30 minute storytime features books, songs, movement, and interactive learning activities that build pre-reading skills in your child, followed by an open activity/play period. Children may attend independently or with their caregivers, but parents are asked to remain in the children's area in case they are needed.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: Ages 3-6

11am-noon Tue. Jan. 23

The Young & the Restless

Do your little ones have cabin fever? Our Young and the Restless open indoor play time is an opportunity for kids to be active, develop motor skills, and make new friends. A variety of large motor equipment will be available.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: 0-5 & caregivers

11:30am-12:30pm Tue. Jan. 23

Adaptive Yoga for Brain Injury, Paralysis, Movement Disability

Movement to experience the whole body, engage with life and feel better. Wheelchairs welcome. Contact Kathy at causesofhappiness@gmail.com prior to attending.

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

Cost: $10

Age: All

11:30am-noon Tue. Jan. 23

Super Small Science: Super Strong Bubbles

Introduce your preschool scientist to exciting hands-on and age-appropriate experiments. The project this week is Super Strong Bubbles.

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: Ages 2-5

1-3pm Tue. Jan. 23

Dunn Dulcimers

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

Christ Lutheran Church 1306 Wilcox St., Menomonie

1-2:15pm Tue. Jan. 23

Loving Kindness Yoga for Joints and Spine

Still active but regular yoga not working for you? Joint pain? New joint? Tricky back? Sitting on the floor uncomfortable? Move mindfully and gently in this supported yoga class. Floor work, chairs, adaptations specifically for you.

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

Cost: $15 drop-in or discount pass

Age: All

3pm-4:30am Tue. Jan. 23

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+

4-6pm Tue. Jan. 23

Teen Tinker Lab

Looking for something fun to do after school? Pop down to Teen Tinker Lab at the Dabble Box each Tuesday. The public library’s Dabble Box makerspace has a wide range of tech, crafts, and art supplies sure to brighten up those dreary winter afternoons.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: Grades 6-12

5:30-6:30pm Tue. Jan. 23

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

5:45-7:15pm Tue. Jan. 23

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

6-8:30pm Tue. Jan. 23

Healthy Eating with Spanish Tapas

Tapas are essentially appetizers, small bites, shareables - and creating a table full of them is an easy and low-stress way to eat healthfully in the new year. The recipes are not complicated and the flavors are big.

Forage 930 Galloway St., Building 13, Suite 212, Eau Claire

Cost: $60

6-8pm Tue. Jan. 23

Creamed Soups with Chef Jodi Giroux

You’ll learn kitchen safety tips, some knife skills, and will prepare a creamed soup. Recipes will be provided and you'll taste each others soups at the end.

Forage 930 Galloway St., Building 13, Suite 212, Eau Claire

Cost: $55

6:15-7pm Tue. Jan. 23

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

6:30-7:30pm Tue. Jan. 23

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. Jan. 23

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

6:30-8pm Tue. Jan. 23

Bier School 101

Want to learn more about bier but not sure who to ask? This is the first Bier School in a series. It'll start off with the very basics to help your knowledge grow. Unlike regular school, you can sample bier! In session 1, enhance your senses & develop your palette through tastings, aromas, and grain exploration.

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

Cost: $15 (limited to 25 participants)

7-9pm Tue. Jan. 23

Chippewa Valley Community Chorus - Spring Concert Rehearsals

The Chippewa Valley Community Chorus, under the direction of Cathy Reitz, will rehearse on Tuesdays. The concert dates are Saturday March 10 at 7pm and Sunday March 11 at 2pm. Join if you enjoy singing with a choir and performing (no memorization required).

Chippewa Valley Cultural Association Heyde Center for the Arts 3 S High St, Chippewa Falls

Cost: $25 Membership Fee

7-8:45pm Tue. Jan. 23

Winter Film Series - Stronger

Inspired by a true story. A working-class Bostonian who was at the 2013 marathon when the bomb blast occurred and he tragically lost both of his legs. After regaining consciousness, Jeff was able to help law enforcement identify one of the bombers, but his own battle had just begun.

Menomonie Public Library 600 Wolske Bay Rd, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: Rated R

7-8pm Tue. Jan. 23

Chippewa Valley Writers Guild: "Write Something"

No matter what, why, or for whom we write, we employ some basic skills: observation, memory, imagination, and research. Join former Eau Claire Poet Laureate Bruce Taylor for some prompts, exercises, games, and/or lessons to help focus, practice, and improve those skills. No registration.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

8pm Tue. Jan. 23

Clear Water Comedy Presents: Rory Scovel

Whether discussing drugs, politics, or life in general with his infectious stage presence and engaging charisma, Rory has been described as a storyteller, philosopher, whom you can't quite decide whether he's a nice guy or a huge jerk. He has two albums, has acted in recent films like "The House", and has covered the gamut of late night comedy specials.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: $20 (Doors at 7pm. First come first serve)

Age: All Ages (18+ recommended)

9pm Tue. Jan. 23

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)

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