Events For 02/01/2018

9-11:30am Thu. Feb. 1

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 Thu. Feb. 1

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

9am-9pm Thu. Feb. 1

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

9:15-10:15am Thu. Feb. 1

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. Feb. 1

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

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

Age: Babies learning to move

9:30-11:30am Thu. Feb. 1

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

9:30-11am Thu. Feb. 1

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

10-10:50am Thu. Feb. 1

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 Thu. Feb. 1

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 Thu. Feb. 1

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

10-10:30am Thu. Feb. 1

Mini Makers: Build a Conveyor Belt

Once a week, let your fingers do the talking. Build and create using real tools of the trade. This week's activity is building a conveyor belt.

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

10:15am Thu. Feb. 1

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

10:30-11am Thu. Feb. 1

Altoona Public Library: Preschool Story Time

For children ages 3 - 5 years who are able to independently sit for a 30 minute session.

Altoona Public Library 1303 Lynn Ave., Altoona

Cost: FREE

Age: Parents and 3-5 yr olds

10:45-11:15am Thu. Feb. 1

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

11:30am-1pm Thu. Feb. 1

Strategic & Tactical Business Planning Lunch & Learn

CCEDC's Strategic and Tactical Business Planning Lunch and Learn will review steps to provide clarity and direction when developing a business plan. Presented by Dave Kochendorfer of Achieve Results, learn to develop a simplistic two-page business plan.

Chippewa County EDC 770 Technology Way, Chippewa Falls

Cost: $10

4-5pm Thu. Feb. 1

Menomonie Public Library: Teen Advisory Council

Join the MPL Teen Advisory Council. Help us choose books and media, help plan programs, be a voice. Council meetings are held the first Thursday of each month. For grades 6-12.

Menomonie Public Library 600 Wolske Bay Rd, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: Grades 6-12

4-7:30pm Thu. Feb. 1

All You Can Eat Chicken Dinner

Join the Westgate Sportsman's Club on the first Thursday of the month. A salad bar and dessert are included. Drink specials will be available each night. Reservations accepted but not required. Call or e-mail for more information.

Westgate Sportsman Club 4909 Sportsman Dr., Eau Claire

Cost: Cost: $12 for adults; $10 for senior, student & military, $6 for kids (6-12), FREE for 5 and under

Age: All Ages

4pm Thu. Feb. 1

Menomonie Public Library: Teen Advisory Council

Join the MPL Teen Advisory Council. Help us choose books and media, help plan programs, be a voice. Council meetings are held the first Thursday of each month. For grades 6-12.

Menomonie Public Library 600 Wolske Bay Rd, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: Grades 6-12

4:30-5pm Thu. Feb. 1

Arctic Circle! (Planetarium Show)

Join us in our inflatable Planetarium to explore the changing arctic landscape. Shows start promptly at listed times, with room for only 25 guests. Sign-up sheets will be posted outside Failsafe 30 minutes prior to the start of the show.

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

5pm Thu. Feb. 1

Spoken Art

Join local author and former Eau Claire poet laureate, Bruce Taylor, as he hosts a series of readings on first Thursdays at 5pm in the Janet Carson Gallery at the Eau Claire Regional Arts Center.

Eau Claire Regional Arts Center 316 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

5-7pm Thu. Feb. 1

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

5-8pm Thu. Feb. 1

Macaron Magic

Join French baker Séverine Stein to learn the secrets of baking macarons. Beer and wine cash bar available.

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

Cost: $60

5-5:30pm Thu. Feb. 1

Arctic Circle! (Planetarium Show)

Join us in our inflatable Planetarium to explore the changing arctic landscape. Shows start promptly at listed times, with room for only 25 guests. Sign-up sheets will be posted outside Failsafe 30 minutes prior to the start of the show.

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

5:30-6:30pm Thu. Feb. 1

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

5:30-6:20pm Thu. Feb. 1

Dance Buffet

An introduction to dance for your little sweethearts. They will be taught basic ballet and jazz dance moves along with placing an emphasis on listening and following directions. Children should come prepared to learn and have a blast. No pressure, just fun! Recital on the last class.

Eau Claire Indoor Sports Center 3456 Craig Road, Eau Claire

Cost: $85

Age: Ages 3-4

5:30-8:30pm Thu. Feb. 1

Barre Teacher Training

Amy Erickson, owner of Latitude 44 Yoga Studio, will be leading this informative Barre Training. Over the course of the training, we will be discussing positions and poses, class structure, cueing, harnessing your creativity, safety and alignment, and practicing Barre.

Latitude 44 Yoga Studio 313 E. Madison St., Eau Claire

Cost: $499

6-6:45pm Thu. Feb. 1

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

6-8pm Thu. Feb. 1

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. Feb. 1

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

6-8pm Thu. Feb. 1

Teen Harry Potter Trivia Night

Celebrate international Harry Potter Book Night by taking part in our Harry Potter trivia challenge. Test your ultimate fan knowledge, eat pizza, and compete for a chance to win awesome prizes! Registration is required. Build your own team or be assigned teammates at the event.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: Grades 6-12

6-9pm Thu. Feb. 1

A Tribute to the Life and Art of Jed Leiknes

Jed Leiknes art will be on display, they have limited edition t-shirts, calendars and art prints for sale with proceeds going to benefit Jed's family. An After-Party will resume at Clancys and the Mousetrap for drink specials as we continue to honor a friend in this night of art and love.

Tangled Up in Hue 505 S. Barstow St., Suite B, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6:30-8pm Thu. Feb. 1

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

6:30-7:20pm Thu. Feb. 1

Hip Hop/Funk Dance

The next step for your child's dance lessons and adds a new funky twist to the class. They will learn dance skills associated with Hip Hop, Jazz, Funk and Modern Dance. Children should bring their positive attitudes and bright smiles. Recital on the last class.

Eau Claire Indoor Sports Center 3456 Craig Road, Eau Claire

Cost: $85

Age: Ages 5-8

6:30-8:30pm Thu. Feb. 1

The Paint Shack

A talented social artist will walk you through step by step how to recreate the featured painting. Paint on canvas, wood, bags, glasses, and more! Check our Events calendar on our website thepaintshack.net for featured paintings and prices for the date.

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

Cost: $20-$35 depending on the class, see event calendar on website for specific pricing

Age: All Ages

7-8pm Thu. Feb. 1

Chippewa Valley Toastmasters Meeting

The Toastmasters are a mixed group of people who exercise public speaking skills through both prepared and impromptu speeches at every meeting. The mission of a Toastmaster club is to provide a mutually supportive and positive learning environment in which every member has the opportunity to develop communication and leadership skills.

Mayo Health Clinic - Luther Hospital, Room 11103 1221 Whipple St, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE for Guests

Age: 18+

7-11pm Thu. Feb. 1

Manifest Open Mic at the Stones Throw

Sign-up at 7pm. Host band at 7:30pm. Each band/performer will get 20 minutes or 5 sings (whichever comes first) which includes setup time. Host band Jam at 10:30pm. PA provided (tips appreciated). Bring instruments, amps, power supplies, and instrument cables.

Stones Throw 304 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE - tips appreciated

Age: 21+

7-9pm Thu. Feb. 1

Live Music: Milk and Whiskey

When Jim Phillips isn't practicing alchemy in his lab on campus or spending time with his family, you can find him playing bass or guitar with Davey J and friends, Jenny and the Lost Boys or sitting in with Jenny and the Jets. Jennifer Hazen is the Jenny of The Jets and The Lost Boys.

Acoustic Cafe 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7:30pm Thu. Feb. 1

UWEC Cabaret: American Legends

Featuring Concert Choir, The Singing Statesmen, Women's Concert Chorale, University Symphony Orchestra, and the Jazz Program. For Dinner + Show tickets, dine in the Dulany at 5:30pm. Patrons also receive a dessert coupon. Cash bar available.

Ojibwe Ballroom, Davies Center, UW-Eau Claire Davies Center, 105 Garfield Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: $22 GA for show, $43 GA Dinner + show; $4 discount for Youth and seniors; $8 discount for UWEC student

8-9pm Thu. Feb. 1

Backwards Thinkers Society Show

Backwards Thinkers Society is a college Improv theater group at the University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire. No scripts, no preparation, no cares in the world. Just laughs and a bunch of people having a good time. They like long walks on the beach, dinosaurs, shenanigans, and you.

The Cabin UWEC Davies Center, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 18+

8pm Thu. Feb. 1

Webster X with John Chuck and The Class

WebsterX is a budding musical artist from Milwaukee, WI. While growing as an artist, WebsterX has become more and more involved in his community and spreading positivity through his music. The opener, John Chuck and The Class, is a local hip-hop band from Minneapolis.

UW-Stout Memorial Student Center, The Terrace 302 10th Ave. E, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

8:30pm Thu. Feb. 1

Clear Water Comedy Presents: Ali Sultan

Fresh off his performance on "Kevin Hart Presents: Hart of the City" on Comedy Central, The Plus proudly welcomes Ali Sultan. Ali has won ACME's "Funniest Person in the Twin Cities". He was recently listed Top Five Local Comics to watch in 2017 by Growler Magazine. Doors at 8pm.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: $7 GA, $5 with valid student ID, includes a free domestic tap/rail drink/soda

Age: All Ages (18+ recommended)

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