Events For 02/13/2018

7am Tue. Feb. 13

Distance Running Course

Learn the ins and outs of marathon training through weekly 50-minute lectures covering wellness theory and running-related topics. Then try out what you learned during the Saturday running sessions.

UWEC McPhee Strength & Performance Center 509 University Drive, Eau Claire

Cost: $150

9-10:30am Tue. Feb. 13

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. Feb. 13

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. Feb. 13

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. Feb. 13

Eau Claire Area Memory Café

The café offers a comfortable way for you and your care partner to have fun and socialize with others who have Mild Cognitive Impairment, early to moderate Alzheimer’s or other types of dementia, and those who worry about memory problems. 2nd Tuesdays 9:30-11:30am • Chippewa Valley Museum Auditorium, Carson Park // 4th Monday 1:30-3:30pm • St. John’s Lutheran Church 1804 Highland Avenue Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

9:30-10:30am Tue. Feb. 13

St Mark Children's Power Hour

Kids ages 0-5 and their caregivers are invited to this free program. Come and hear a Bible story, sing songs, make a craft and enjoy a snack. There is also lots of time to play.

St. Mark Lutheran Church and School 3307 State Street, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: Ages 0-5 and caregivers

9:30-11:30am Tue. Feb. 13

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

10-10:50am Tue. Feb. 13

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. Feb. 13

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. Feb. 13

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

10-11am Tue. Feb. 13

Medicare 101: An Educational Event

Medicare 101 provides a foundational understanding of the four parts of Medicare; Part A Hospital, Part B Medical, Part C Medicare Advantage and Part D Prescription Drug.

Insurance Associates 3413 Golf Road, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 55+

10-11am Tue. Feb. 13

International Folk Fair Information Meeting

Attend this informational meeting to learn more about how your cultural group or organization can be a part of the 2018 International Folk Fair. This year’s theme is Global Feast. Any group can be a part of this great tradition.

Council Oak (Rm.260), Davies Center, UW-Eau Claire 105 Garfield Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10:15am Tue. Feb. 13

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

10:30-10:50am Tue. Feb. 13

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. Feb. 13

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. Feb. 13

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

11-11:30am Tue. Feb. 13

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. Feb. 13

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. Feb. 13

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. Feb. 13

Super Small Science: Dash and Dot Coding Kits

Introduce your preschool scientist to exciting hands-on and age-appropriate experiments. This week's activity is experimenting with Dash and Dot coding kits.

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

noon-8pm Tue. Feb. 13

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 Tue. Feb. 13

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

1-3pm Tue. Feb. 13

Dunn Dulcimers

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

Christ Lutheran Church 1306 Wilcox St., Menomonie

1-2:15pm Tue. Feb. 13

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. Feb. 13

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. Feb. 13

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. Feb. 13

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

5:30-9:30pm Tue. Feb. 13

Lifeguard Training

Learn the skills to recognize, prevent, and respond to aquatic emergencies. The course certifications include Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED for Professional Rescuer (valid 2 years).

Eau Claire YMCA 700 Graham Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: Member: $185, Community: $225

Age: Ages 16+

5:30-6:30pm Tue. Feb. 13

Medicare 101: An Educational Event

Medicare 101 provides a foundational understanding of the four parts of Medicare; Part A Hospital, Part B Medical, Part C Medicare Advantage and Part D Prescription Drug.

Insurance Associates 3413 Golf Road, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 55+

5:30-9:30pm Tue. Feb. 13

Lifeguard Training

Learn the skills to recognize, prevent, and respond to aquatic emergencies. The course certifications include Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED for Professional Rescuer (valid 2 years).

Eau Claire YMCA 700 Graham Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: Member $185, Community $225

Age: 16+

5:30-9:30pm Tue. Feb. 13

Water Safety Instructor Training

Water Safety Instructor (WSI class) is an American Red Cross training that teaches participants how to lead swimming lessons. This class includes classroom and water-based instruction on how to teach swimming techniques and water safety.

Eau Claire YMCA 700 Graham Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: Member $225, Community $275

Age: 16+

6-7:30pm Tue. Feb. 13

Tainter Menomin Lake Improvement Association Monthly Meeting

No matter who you are, you live in a watershed and your voice matters. Come introduce yourself to other watershed citizens at this month's TMLIA meeting.

Dunn County Government Center, Room 58 800 Wilson Ave, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6pm Tue. Feb. 13

Sweet Reads Storytime

February is fine for celebrating our sweeties! Enjoy a 30-minute evening storytime, followed by a sweet treat: a game of tic tac toe made with graham crackers, frosting, and candy hearts. Bring someone you love! Recommended for ages 2-6 and their caregivers.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: 2-6 & caregivers

6-7pm Tue. Feb. 13

Garden Planning Workshop

Learn about new gardening techniques as well as tips for getting the most out of your garden space. Bring a sketch of your garden and leave with a basic plan. Instructor: Kathleen Plunkett-Black.

Menomonie Market Food Co-op 814 Main St. East, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6:15-7pm Tue. Feb. 13

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

6:15-7:15pm Tue. Feb. 13

Intro to Ballroom Dance

Learn how to move around the dance floor in this fun dance class! Learn the swing, waltz and rumba. Class is taught by Dave & Karen Goggin. Register online or contact the Altoona Parks & Recreation Office.

River Prairie Center 1445 Front Porch Place, Altoona

Cost: $60/person

Age: 16+

7-9pm Tue. Feb. 13

Open Gym Volleyball

Open gym Volleyball. Tuesday nights at Northstar Middle School. Appropriate gym shoes required.

Northstar Middle School 2711 Abbe Hill Dr., Eau Claire

Cost: $3 Per Person, or City Pass (1 Punch)

Age: Adults 18+

7-9pm Tue. Feb. 13

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

7-8:30pm Tue. Feb. 13

Mardi Gras Dance Party

The traditions of Mardi Gras are a huge part of New Orleans' cultural identity. This Fat Tuesday experience the Mardi Gras music tradition at the Heyde Center along with spicy appetizers and cold drinks and the music of Liscio.

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

Cost: Adults $15, Seniors $14, Youth $10

Age: All Ages

7:15-8:15pm Tue. Feb. 13

Ballroom Dance Level 2

This dance class is designed for those with some ballroom dance experience. Time will be spent on emphasizing leading and following skills along with adding new patterns. Class is taught by Dave & Karen Goggin. Register online or contact the Altoona Parks & Recreation Office.

River Prairie Center 1445 Front Porch Place, Altoona

Cost: $60/person

Age: 16+

9pm Tue. Feb. 13

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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