Events For 02/27/2018

Tue. Feb. 27

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

Tue. Feb. 27

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

Tue. Feb. 27

Wisconsin ArtsWest 39

This year 81 artists from 22 communities submitted 144 works to be judged for entry into the show. The juror for the exhibit is Cameron Anderson, an artist and a writer living in Madison, Wisconsin.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7:30-9am Tue. Feb. 27

Engaging Leaders, Employees & Teams

A workforce who cares leads to a better work culture and better business outcomes. Join UWEC management faculty at a workshop to examine best practices for cultivating employee commitment, passion, and enthusiasm within an organization.

Ojibwe Ballroom, Davies Center, UWEC campus, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 18+

9-10:30am Tue. Feb. 27

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

9:15am-noon Tue. Feb. 27

CVTC Career Tours

Curious about college? Career Tour participants will tour CVTC’s campuses and explore programs of interest through classroom/lab visits and talking with instructors and current students.

Chippewa Valley Technical College (Business Education Center Auditorium) 620 W. Clairemont Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

9:30-10:30am Tue. Feb. 27

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. 27

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

10-10:30am Tue. Feb. 27

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

10:15am Tue. Feb. 27

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. 27

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. 27

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. 27

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. 27

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. 27

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

11am-1pm Tue. Feb. 27

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

11:30am-12:30pm Tue. Feb. 27

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. 27

Super Small Science: Elephant Toothpaste

Introduce your preschool scientist to exciting hands-on and age-appropriate experiments. This week's activity is elephant toothpaste.

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. 27

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-7pm Tue. Feb. 27

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+

1-3pm Tue. Feb. 27

Dunn Dulcimers

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

Christ Lutheran Church 1306 Wilcox St., Menomonie

1-2:15pm Tue. Feb. 27

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

1-2:30pm Tue. Feb. 27

Home School Club

Calling all Homeschool families. During this casual meeting you and your students can expect reading incentives, educational programs, and activities. A great place to make connections and see what the library has to offer your family.

Fall Creek Public Library 122 E Lincoln Ave, Fall Creek

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

1-2pm Tue. Feb. 27

Hillcrest Run with the Pups

Bring your pup along for some exercise while enjoying a bit of Altoona’s nature. Run, walk or snowshoe on the public trails of the old Hillcrest Country Club depending on what the weather throws at us. Please RSVP via phone or email.

ChiroElite Chiropractic + Rehab 1219 10th St. W, Altoona

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

3pm-4:30am Tue. Feb. 27

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+

3-4:30pm Tue. Feb. 27

Coping Skills Support Group

Coping Skills Support Group, presented by Family Support Center and Women's Way, is for adults who are experiencing both addiction and violence. Youth are welcome to join their parents. Free and confidential.

Family Support Center 403 High Street, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

4-6pm Tue. Feb. 27

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. 27

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

6-8pm Tue. Feb. 27

Fused Glass Pendant Class Art Workshop

Watch how creative you can get using different colors of glass fused together into a unique necklace pendant in this class by Ann Manor. During this two-hour class, you will create your own portable work of art, then come back approximately a week later to pick up your artwork.

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

Cost: Cost $45/person

Age: All Ages

6-8pm Tue. Feb. 27

Showing of Alice's Ordinary People in Honor of Black History Month.

Alice's Ordinary People, a documentary film, tells the story of Alice Tregay from Chicago who confronted injustice in her community by joining Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in marches for fair housing, desegregation in Chicago Public Schools. She worked with Reverend Jesse Jackson, Dr. King, and Reverend James Bevel to create Operation Breadbasket.

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

Cost: FREE

6:15-7pm Tue. Feb. 27

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

6:30-8:30pm Tue. Feb. 27

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: $10-$40 depending on the specific class

Age: All Ages

6:30-7:30pm Tue. Feb. 27

Auditions for The Maltese Falcon 1940s Radio Play

Audition for the WideSpot production of The Maltese Falcon, performed as a 1940's radio play. Crew is also needed. Schedule is TBA, performances are 3/23-3/25.

Widespot Performing Arts Center N2030 Spring St., Stockholm

Cost: FREE

Age: Adults

7-9pm Tue. Feb. 27

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. 27

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).

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

Cost: $25 Membership Fee

7pm Tue. Feb. 27

Karaoke at the Stones Throw

Belt it out at karaoke night at the Stones Throw.

Stones Throw 304 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

9pm Tue. Feb. 27

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)

Ongoing Events For 02/27/2018

karaoke/DJ, galleries, classes, etc