Events For 02/09/2018

5am-10pm Fri. Feb. 9

Family Friendly Fridays and Flick & Float

On the second Friday of every month, members can bring a community member to the Y for free all day long. Community members are welcome to enjoy the Flick & Float movie in the small pool (6:30 PM) and try a family activity in Hobbs Gym (5:30-7pm).

Eau Claire YMCA 700 Graham Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

8-11am Fri. Feb. 9

Responding to Active Threat

This instructor-led course is designed to bridge the gap between responding officers and businesses in an active threat situation. You will learn how to prevent, report, and protect yourself and your employees or family from an active threat during the critical moments while waiting for a police presence to arrive.

CVTC Applied Technology Center, Room 204A 2322 Alpine Road, Eau Claire

Cost: $39

Age: All Ages

9-11:30am Fri. Feb. 9

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-9pm Fri. Feb. 9

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

10-10:50am Fri. Feb. 9

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

10am-5pm Fri. Feb. 9

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 Fri. Feb. 9

Super Space Quest (Planetarium 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 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

10:15am Fri. Feb. 9

L.E. Phillips Library: Preschool Storytime

For children who are able to sit through longer stories and participate in more advanced activities. Stories, songs, rhymes and movement activities.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: Preschool

10:30-11:30am Fri. Feb. 9

ABCs for 2s and 3s

ABC’s for 2s and 3s is a fun step into exploring letters, numbers, and shapes. 2 and 3 year old children and their parents will enjoy open exploration time, songs, stories, sensory play and art.

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

Cost: $50/each, drop-ins welcome

Age: Ages 2-5

10:30am-10:50pm Fri. Feb. 9

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

10:30-11am Fri. Feb. 9

Super Space Quest (Planetarium 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 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

11-11:30am Fri. Feb. 9

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

11:30am-noon Fri. Feb. 9

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: 3+

noon-1pm Fri. Feb. 9

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+

noon-8pm Fri. Feb. 9

Choix Roses: les Deux

Discover floral wonders both romantic and gothic in beautiful artwork of bouquets, botanicals, roses and rose inspired art that spans the Age of Enlightenment to today. Experience authentic art that questions beauty and values, or just enjoy four spacious rooms of flowers.

Galaudet Gallery LLC 618 South Farwell, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

noon-8pm Fri. Feb. 9

Bread and Roses

Inspired by Rose Schneiderman who said, “The worker must have bread, but she must have roses, too." encouraging everyone to think beyond just survival and to believe we should have art too. Enjoy illustrations by fashion designers like Betsy Johnson, Yves Saint Laurent, Ricardo Tisci, Karl Lagerfeld and more.

Galaudet Gallery LLC 618 South Farwell, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

3pm-4:30am Fri. Feb. 9

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+

4-7pm Fri. Feb. 9

St Olaf Men's Club Fish Fry

The St Olaf Men's Club will be having their famous "All you can eat fish fry". The menu will feature 2 kinds of battered fish, baked fish, French fries, baked potato, vegetables, salad bar, coffee and milk.

Father Agnew Parish Center 2407 North Ln., Eau Claire

Cost: $11 adult, $10 seniors (65 and older), $4 children 5-12, 4 and under free, carryouts $10

4-9pm Fri. Feb. 9

Banbury Art Crawl 9th Annual

Since 2008, artists have selling paintings, pottery, sculpture, stained glass, jewelry, woodworking, photography and so much more. Look forward to perusing works from over one hundred artists and vendors. Fun few days for family, friends and kids to stop by and be able to purchase art from vendors. There will be kid classes available, dance studio shows and food.

Banbury Place, Building 13 800 Wisconsin St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

5-9pm Fri. Feb. 9

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. Feb. 9

Live at Northwoods Brew Pub: Lars Nelson

Lars Nelson is a Minneapolis artist who writes and records orginal rock and roll. They'll be playing songs off their newly released album, Gold Elevators, as well as some crowd and personal favorites.

Northwoods Brewpub & Grill 50819 West St., Osseo

Cost: FREE

Age: All ages with parent

6-8pm Fri. Feb. 9

Calen Sidhevair of Westernesste

Led by Gail Love, join this new group for the study and celebration of magical practices on an eclectic, Pagan, spiritual path. Westernesste contributes to the growing movement of Earth-loving religions. They focus on the respect of our Earth, the guidance of human potential, and the realization of responsible personal freedoms.

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

6-7:30pm Fri. Feb. 9

Chunky Finger Knit Cowl Class

Learn to use just your fingers to create this chunky cowl. Use a super soft mega chunky yarn to make a cozy winter accessory you will love. This technique can be used to make other large knit projects such as throws and blankets. All materials included. You will choose from a variety of colors.

Blue Boxer Arts 416 S Barstow Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $30

Age: Ages 10+

6:30-9pm Fri. Feb. 9

IIT's About Time Date Night

A fun Date Night Out with In It Together's Matt and Suzie K. Choose your own adventure to make for a greater connection with your spouse. Tickets include appetizers, live music, wine, and your very own chose your own adventure book.

The Center 3701 E. Clairemont Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $40/Couple

7-10pm Fri. Feb. 9

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+

7-10pm Fri. Feb. 9

Live at the Acoustic Cafe: Larry Past + Chris Andersen

You can hear Larry Past's deep connection that he has with the songs that he performs whether they are by artists such as Leonard Cohen, the Beatles or Death Cab For Cutie, or his own songs. Larry, along with Chris Andresen on bass, will perform songs off of his Calling CD and LP3 EP, and select covers.

Acoustic Cafe 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7-9pm Fri. Feb. 9

Life Upon the Wicked Stage: 34 Seasons of Summer Theater in Eau Claire

A 20-year anniversary celebration remembering Summer Theater. 126 productions, 1,224 performances, 300,000 audience members. Larry Heagle, Steve Turek, Jeff Rochon and Carole Spenser will read from Wil Denson’s just released "Life Upon the Wicked Stage: Director’s Cut." A book reading/signing.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All

7pm Fri. Feb. 9

UWEC Film Series: Baby Driver

After being coerced into working for a crime boss, a young getaway driver finds himself taking part in a heist doomed to fail.

Woodland Theater, Davies Center UWEC 105 Garfield Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: $7 individual film series membership; $14 family membership

7:30-9:30pm Fri. Feb. 9

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

7:30-9:30pm Fri. Feb. 9

Robby Vee & His Rock-N-Roll Caravan Tribute to Bobby Vee

This tribute to "The Night the Music Died" and his father Bobby Vee is an evening of electricity and music hosted by Second Generation Rockabilly Hall of Famer Robby Vee.

Mabel Tainter Center for the Arts 205 Main St. E, Menomonie

Cost: $18 - $25

7:30pm Fri. Feb. 9

Volume One Presents: The Best Night

The Best Night is a creative, dynamic, and interactive cocktail party — a celebratory evening of food, drinks, music, technology, art, and camaraderie. A chance to celebrate the very best of the Chippewa Valley.

The Lismore 333 Gibson Street, Eau Claire

Cost: Early Bird Pricing: $25 GA, $50 VIP // Standard Pricing: $30 GA, $55 VIP

Age: 21+

7:30pm Fri. Feb. 9

CVTG Presents: The Comedy "Out of Order"

The 1991 Olivier Award Winner for Best Comedy of the Year. Richard Willey, a junior government official, plans to spend the evening at the Westminster Hotel with one of the opposition's secretaries. Things go disastrously and hilariously wrong staring the discovery of a body trapped in the window of his hotel suite.

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

Cost: $10-22

8-10pm Fri. Feb. 9

Andy Hanson Live at The Cabin

Eau Claire Americana singer/songwriter Andy Hanson returns to The Cabin. Come on out to hear new music, enjoy some stories behind the music, and a warm cup of coffee.

The Cabin UWEC Davies Center, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

8-10pm Fri. Feb. 9

Gallery Friday: Sarah Vos and Daniel Wolff (of Dead Horses)

Raised on Bible hymns by her preacher father, Dead Horses frontwoman Sarah Vos' backstory sounds more like that of an old bluesman from the Mississippi Delta than a young folk singer from Wisconsin. Despite their youth, Dead Horses have crafted a timeless sound informed as much by early-American prose as it is modern Americana music.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: $10

Volume One presents - Best Night

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