Events For 02/15/2018

Thu. Feb. 15

February Fitness Frenzy

Launched by Second Opinion magazine, this two week event features 96 free fitness classes at area gyms, health clubs, yoga studios, and more. Connect with an instructor to change your life and lifestyle, and make a healthier 2018.

Area gyms, health clubs, yoga studios, and more

Cost: FREE

8:30am-3:30pm Thu. Feb. 15

Adobe Illustrator - Basic

Illustrator is the perfect marketing and artist tool for character design and animation layout. Logos, posters, packaging, and digital illustrations are all ideal projects for illustrator. Get started with this hands-on basic class. It is recommended to have practical computer experience (browsing for files, using a mouse, typing).

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

Cost: $149

Age: Adults

9-11:30am Thu. Feb. 15

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. 15

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. Feb. 15

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. 15

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

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

Gentle Yoga

Movement for the body, training for the mind, sanctuary for the soul.

The Center 3701 E. Clairemont Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $10, drop-in

9:30-11:30am Thu. Feb. 15

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. 15

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. 15

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. 15

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

10-10:30am Thu. Feb. 15

Mini Makers: Mini Cardboard Castles

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

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

10am-3pm Thu. Feb. 15

Bird Lover's Suet Feeder

Create a beautiful heart shaped Valentine feeder for the birds you love. Set Includes: twine & red yarn, 2- heart shaped forms, mixed berries, sunflower seed & suet.

Green Oasis Gardens 1403 122nd Street, Chippewa Falls

Cost: 1 set for $10, 2 sets for $15

Age: All Ages

10:15am Thu. Feb. 15

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. 15

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. 15

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

noon-7pm Thu. Feb. 15

200 Main Gallery - Patricia Mayhew Hamm and Christy Skuban

An accomplished painter, with a wide and extraordinary body of work. She explores more mixed media techniques than anyone in our region. Her unique works go perfectly with Christy Skuban, who has always enjoyed exploring new mediums to express herself on an artistic level. Her colorful work includes felt making and construction of mixed media wall hangings and sculpture.

200 Main - Gallery & Studios 200 Main St., Eau Claire

noon-7pm Thu. Feb. 15

Equine Lessons

Red Tail is offering riding lessons for beginners. More information on Red Tails Lesson Community on Facebook.

Red Tail Arabians, LLC N6093 84-th St, Elk Mound

Cost: $30 for the trial lesson

Age: Ages 5+

3-5pm Thu. Feb. 15

All Ages Open Lab

Explore the library's newest DIY, hands-on space. Whether you're interested in 3D printing and coding or you'd rather color, paint or knit, the Dabble Box has something for you.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

3pm Thu. Feb. 15

Hanging Basket Workshop

Break away from winter and come plant your very own custom hanging basket in the greenhouse. Plant baby plants in your hanging basket. Then DTE will care for your baskets until they are ready to go outside. You’ll be able to pick up your baskets in May to take home and enjoy.

Down To Earth Garden Center 6025 Arndt Ln., Eau Claire

Cost: $50/basket

4:30-5pm Thu. Feb. 15

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

5-7pm Thu. Feb. 15

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

5-5:30pm Thu. Feb. 15

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. 15

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 Thu. Feb. 15

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+

5:30-9:30pm Thu. Feb. 15

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 Thu. Feb. 15

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+

5:30-8:30pm Thu. Feb. 15

Two Rivers at The Foster Cheese Haus

Randy Sinz, Sue Orfield and Gregg Wheeler (and usually some other folks) serving up their brand of country, blues and swing.

Foster Cheese Haus E10934 County Hwy HH, Osseo

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

5:30-8:30pm Thu. Feb. 15

Dinner Jazz: Jeremy Boettcher + Josh Gallagher

Jeremy Boettcher has performed music throughout the world. He has toured extensively in S. Carey, traveling throughout the US, Canada, and Europe. Recently, Jeremy finished a residency for Jazz at Lincoln Center in Doha, Qatar. He will be joined by good friend and incredible talent, Josh Gallagher, on the piano.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

5:30-6:30pm Thu. Feb. 15

Lenten Yoga and Prayer

Take advantage of an opportunity to find connection, contemplation and self-care during Lent. Combining prayer, tension release, foundational strength building, contemplation and group connection guided by Lynn Buske of BaredFeet, Co. Walk the Labyrinth. All levels welcome.

Trinity Lutheran Church 1314 E. Lexington Blvd., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 16+

6-6:45pm Thu. Feb. 15

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. 15

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. 15

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

6-7pm Thu. Feb. 15

Series: Intro to Wellness: Think Well

Part 3: What we think plays an important role in our health. Leave knowing how to re-frame your self talk and create more positivity in your thinking. Instructor: Dr. Angie Lew.

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

Cost: FREE (Registration required)

Age: All Ages

6-8:30pm Thu. Feb. 15

Bowl Painting Party for Empty Bowls Fundraiser

An evening of bowl painting, wine, conversation and fun. Bring all your creative energies, decorating ideas and sense of whimsy and get ready to spend the evening decorating bowls for Feed My People's Empty Bowls event in March. There will be a cash bar. Hosted by ECRAC.

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

Cost: $5 suggested donation

6-8pm Thu. Feb. 15

Alcohol Alchemists

You'll get a trio of original cocktails at the event. Come prepared for some original concoctions.

The Coffee Grounds 4212 Southtowne Drive, Eau Claire

Cost: Tickets available online

Age: 21+

6:15-10pm Thu. Feb. 15

Thursday Bingo at the Moose Lodge

Doors open 6:15. Games start at 7. Regular and Progressive Bingo. 50/50 Raffle, All proceeds after expenses go to Charity. Food and Drink served. Lunch Served before play and at intermission. 17 games played for as low as $4. Different Fundraiser every night.

Menomonie Moose Lodge 720 19th Ave., Menomonie

Cost: Varies

Age: All, under 18 must have Guardian

6:30-8pm Thu. Feb. 15

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

6:30-8pm Thu. Feb. 15

Her Story, Her Heart Event

Hear women share their heart care stories and answer audience questions along with our Cardiac Center medical experts at Mayo Clinic Health System. Enjoy a free evening with healthy treats, music and prizes.

Mayo Clinic Health System Auditorium 1221 Whipple St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE, RSVP by 2/8 by phone

Age: Women, ages 18+

6:30-8:30pm Thu. Feb. 15

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.

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

Cost: Ranges from $10-40 depending on the class

Age: All Ages

7-8pm Thu. Feb. 15

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+

7-9pm Thu. Feb. 15

Live Music at the Acoustic Cafe: The Cathy Reitz Trio

The Cathy Reitz Trio features Cathy on vocals and 2 of her favorite musicians, Jeff Reitz on woodwinds and Emily Watkins on guitar and vocals. The 3 have been performing together for over 2 years. Their entertaining song list starts in the 1920’s and travels to 2017. Great music to put a little jazz in your heart.

Acoustic Cafe 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7-9pm Thu. Feb. 15

Victoria's Tears - A Valentine's Day Let Down

Victoria Shoemaker, with Peter Phippen providing a bass line and comforting thoughts, brings her post-Valentine's angst to Tempo. See her on guitar tonight doing original tear jerkers.

Caffe Tempo 315 E Madison St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7pm Thu. Feb. 15

ECCT's 5th Annual Team Jeopardy - Trivia Challenge Fundraiser

Get your teams together for the 5th Annual Team Jeopardy Trivia Challenge. Teams of up to 8 players compete for prizes in this Jeopardy themed event. Cash bar, free appetizers and Bucket Raffle prizes start at 6:30pm, event starts at 7pm at The Oxford.

The Oxford 1814 Oxford Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $20

Age: All Ages

7:30pm Thu. Feb. 15

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

7:30pm Thu. Feb. 15

UWEC Forum Series: Herman Boone - Lessons in Diversity

Herman Boone, 1970's football coach at T.C. Williams High School in Alexandria, VA, was one of the first coaches to take a racially integrated team to a state championship title, a story made famous in the film "Remember the Titans." With a focus on positivity and inclusiveness, Boone challenges audiences to resist racial stereotyping and see every individual for their true worth.

UWEC Schofield Auditorium 105 Garfield Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: $8 General Public; $6 UW System Faculty/Staff • Age 62 & Over; $4 UW System Student • Age 17 & Under; Student tickets are $2 until the day of the event

7:30-10pm Thu. Feb. 15

NOTA Open Read

Come join local writers as we share our work at an open read in The Cabin, Davies Center. Anyone is welcome to come and share their work. Enjoy drinks provided by The Cabin and a student musician.

The Cabin UWEC Davies Center, Eau Claire

8-10pm Thu. Feb. 15

Ramblin': A Night Of Stories, Stand Up, & Song

Clear Water Comedy brings you a night of stories, standup & songs, curated by Clear Water Comedy's own Jordan Duroe.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: $5 GA, $3 student; Free domestic tap, rail drink or soda

Ongoing Events For 02/15/2018

karaoke/DJ, galleries, classes, etc

Events with Tickets

tickets are available online

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