Events For 03/23/2018

Fri. Mar. 23

Wisconsin Summit for Natural Resources Volunteers

The Wisconsin Master Naturalist Program and the Wisconsin Citizen-based Monitoring Network host this joint conference that brings together people from across the state to network, share ideas, build partnerships, and develop skills related to natural resources volunteering. Talks, trainings, networking, a volunteer fair, and more.

The Lismore 333 Gibson Street, Eau Claire

Cost: Early Bird Rates (through Feb 9): $20 Thursday, $50 Friday, $20 Saturday

Fri. Mar. 23

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

8:30am-4pm Fri. Mar. 23

Supervisory Management: Emotional Intelligence and Empowerment

Through this interactive session, attendees will build skills for delegating in a structured, yet empowering manner. This dynamic workshop will focus on three key areas: meaningful self-appraisal, emotional intelligence and the art of delegation.

Holiday Inn South 4751 Owen Ayres Court, Eau Claire

Cost: $600

9-11:30am Fri. Mar. 23

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

10-10:30am Fri. Mar. 23

Moons: Worlds of Mystery (Planetarium Show)

Explore the different moons in our galaxy. You'll see incredible images that will blow your mind. Shows start promptly at listed times, with room for only 25 guests.

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission.

10am-3pm Fri. Mar. 23

Create Your Own Felted Bunny

Create a tiny felted bunny for Easter. These adorable wool bunnies make great gifts or keepsake. Join us for this fun teen and adult craft. We will be using felting needles to mold our natural & dyed wool into bunnies (1.5"x1" in size).

Green Oasis Gardens 1403 122nd Street, Chippewa Falls

Cost: 1 for $5 or 3 for $10 per person

Age: Teen & Adult

10am-3pm Fri. Mar. 23

Grow Your Own Grass Easter Basket

Grow your own Easter basket and decorate with pussy willow catkins. Make a beautiful spring accent for your home. Class includes a liner, potting mix, grass seed, willow catkins, make a tissue paper butterfly accent, and decorate one hand blown easter egg. You're welcome to bring your own basket, or purchase one. Class lasts 1 hour, come any time during the window.

Green Oasis Gardens 1403 122nd Street, Chippewa Falls

Cost: 1 for $10; or 2 for $15

Age: All Ages

10:15am Fri. Mar. 23

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

10:30am-10:50pm Fri. Mar. 23

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. Mar. 23

Moons: Worlds of Mystery (Planetarium Show)

Explore the different moons in our galaxy. You'll see incredible images that will blow your mind. Shows start promptly at listed times, with room for only 25 guests.

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission.

11-11:30am Fri. Mar. 23

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. Mar. 23

Parachute Games

Kids ages 3 and up will enjoy jumping, dancing, moving, 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: Ages 3+

noon-1pm Fri. Mar. 23

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-5pm Fri. Mar. 23

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-8pm Fri. Mar. 23

Easter Bunny at Oakwood Mall

There's an egg-ceptionally wonderful Easter Bunny headed to Oakwood Mall. Take the eggs-press lane and reserve your place in line online. Bring your furry (or not so furry) family members to meet the Easter Bunny for Pet Night on 3/26.

Oakwood Mall 4800 Golf Rd, Eau Claire

1-2pm Fri. Mar. 23

Teen Fandom Flip Bookmarks

Dr. Who and his TARDIS? Ron and Hermione? Come make a ribbon bookmark with your favorite fandom pairs attached to either end,. or put an unlikely pair together for some fandom fun. Registration required online or by phone.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: Grades 6-12

1:30-2:30pm Fri. Mar. 23

Cartooning Academy

Love to draw? Join us for a cartooning lesson from professional artist Duane Barnhart. Draw along and get tips from the pro. Recommended for school-aged children and teens.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: School-aged

1:30pm Fri. Mar. 23

Movie and Popcorn

A screening of a kid-friendly dinosaur movie, plus popcorn.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: Family

2:30-3pm Fri. Mar. 23

Pop-Up Play

Museum Playologists could pop up anywhere with a fun new challenge for you and your family to enjoy. Exercise your brains and bodies with a variety of action-packed activities.

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

3pm-4:30am Fri. Mar. 23

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.

Dancers Studio 800 Wisconsin St. (Banbury Place, Building 13 - Room 122), Eau Claire

Cost: $40 per month

Age: 18+

3:30-4pm Fri. Mar. 23

Moons: Worlds of Mystery (Planetarium Show)

Explore the different moons in our galaxy. You'll see incredible images that will blow your mind. Shows start promptly at listed times, with room for only 25 guests.

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission.

4-7pm Fri. Mar. 23

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

4-4:30pm Fri. Mar. 23

Moons: Worlds of Mystery (Planetarium Show)

Explore the different moons in our galaxy. You'll see incredible images that will blow your mind. Shows start promptly at listed times, with room for only 25 guests.

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission.

4:30-7:30pm Fri. Mar. 23

Knights of Columbus Fish Dinner

All you can eat Boiled Salmon, Baked Fish, Fried Fish, Boiled Red Potatoes, Baked Potatoes, Buttered Carrots, Boiled Onions, Creamy Cole Slaw, Rye Bread, Pudding, Coffee and Milk.

St. Joseph Parish 910 Wilson Ave, Menomonie

Cost: Adults: $11, Seniors: $10; Take outs: $9; Children 4-11: $.75 per year/ 3 and under: free.

Age: All Ages

5-9pm Fri. Mar. 23

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

5-8pm Fri. Mar. 23

Pour Painted Easter Eggs

Create/decorate a dozen regular plastic pour painted easter eggs and 1 large Egg. Light snack and beverages.

Arts, Etc. 930 Galloway Street, Banbury Place Building 13, Suite 27, Eau Claire

Cost: $20

Age: All Ages

5:30-8:30pm Fri. Mar. 23

Live Music: Howard "Guitar" Luedtke

Say the name Howard "Guitar" Luedtke, and little more needs to be said. Howard is a staple in the Blues scene and with good reason. He has 40 plus years of playing guitar in both the Midwest and on the international stage.

Northwoods Brewpub & Grill 50819 West St., Osseo

Cost: FREE

Age: All ages with parent

5:30-9:30pm Fri. Mar. 23

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+

5:30-8:30pm Fri. Mar. 23

Dinner Jazz: Sue Orfield

Sue Orfield has been playing the saxophone for close to 40 years, with the last 10 or so right here in the Chippewa Valley. Her playing is informed by blues, joy, bluegrass, sadness, jazz, crazy, rock, and everything else she’s ever heard.

The Lakely 516 Galloway Street, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6pm Fri. Mar. 23

Night for the Fight: Musical Night to Support the Battle Against Cancer

Night for the Fight will feature 10 local and national bands. They have all been touched by cancer in some way and will perform live for the cause. Proceeds raised from this special night will be donated to the Gilbert Brown Foundation, which directly helps real people in Wisconsin fight their battle against cancer.

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

Cost: $13

6-8pm Fri. Mar. 23

Learn to Knit

This class is for beginners who want to learn the basics. Each student will learn everything you need to know to get you started and receive 10% off your entire store purchase the day of the class.

Blue Boxer Arts 416 S Barstow Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $20

Age: Ages 16+

6pm Fri. Mar. 23

Star Wars: The Last Jedi

Luke Skywalker's peaceful and solitary existence gets upended when he encounters Rey, a young woman who shows strong signs of the Force. Her desire to learn the ways of the Jedi forces Luke to make a decision that changes their lives forever. Meanwhile, Kylo Ren and General Hux lead the First Order in an all-out assault against Leia and the Resistance for supremacy of the galaxy.

Applied Arts Room 210 415 13th Avenue East, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6:30-9pm Fri. Mar. 23

Class Reunion: A Mystery Musical Comedy

A family-friendly “who-done-it” featuring loads of comedy and harmonious singing. Many years have passed since the “kids in the class” walked the halls of old, soon-to-be-demolished Crandall High School, but tonight they are gathered in the old school gym to renew friendships

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

Cost: Dinner Show - Adults $34, Seniors $33, Youth $27 Show Only – Adults $15, Seniors $14, Youth $6

Age: All Ages

7-10pm Fri. Mar. 23

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+

7-8pm Fri. Mar. 23

Music In March

Local musicians, music teachers and their students present a wide variety of classical music.

Menomonie United Methodist Church 2703 Bongey Dr., Menomonie

Cost: Free, donations gratefully accepted

Age: All Ages

7pm Fri. Mar. 23

Live at Acoustic Cafe: Bugbear

Bugbear features violinist extraordinaire Olaf Lind, bassist Dan Zerr, drummer Patrick Bowen, and the songwriting of guitarist/vocalist Joe Thielen. Bugbear's first performance will include a selection of originals to be featured on the band's upcoming album, as well as an eclectic mix of covers. Lizzy Diane opens the night with lush guitar and emotional musical poetry.

Acoustic Cafe 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7-9pm Fri. Mar. 23

Music Man Musical - Colfax High School

Colfax High School presents The Music Man At the end of March, Colfax High School will present “The Music Man” on stage. Following the story of a traveling con man selling instruments and band uniforms for a boys’ band, “The Music Man” is a classic musical theatre tale by Meredith Willson.

Colfax High School 601 University Ave, Colfax

Cost: $5 Per Person

Age: All Ages

7-10pm Fri. Mar. 23

Colin Heshmat Quintet

The Colin Heshmat Quintet is a locally formed group that performs jazz standards and original composition. Members include Scott Hensiak (Saxophone), Jan Hora (Trumpet), Sam Olson (Bass), Hunter Delikowski (Drums), and Colin Heshmat (Piano).

Ivory Piano Bar 2526 Golf Road, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

7-10pm Fri. Mar. 23

3rd Annual Cinder City Sing Off

Altoona Lions Club and Variety Sound Entertainment present the 3rd Annual Cinder City Sing Off. Top Prizes 1st - $2,000; 2nd - $750; 3rd - $350. Registration at 7pm. Warm up until show start. Contest Starts at 8:30 pm.

400 Club 1411 Spooner Ave., Altoona

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

7-10pm Fri. Mar. 23

Tunes at the Tasting Lounge: Steven Rindt

Enjoy live local music every Friday night at the Tasting Lounge.

Infinity Beverages Winery & Distillery 3460 Mall Drive, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

7:30-9:30pm Fri. Mar. 23

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

8-10pm Fri. Mar. 23

Gallery Friday: Pat Keen + Adelyn Rose (solo)

Pat Keen's 'Albatross' LP is an 11-track exercise in stretching the conventions of homemade-pop. Recorded throughout 2016, 'Albatross' is performed almost entirely by Keen himself, but features guest vocals from the likes of Adelyn Rose's Addie Strei, and other American midwest-based songwriters.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: $8 Advance Tickets, $10 Day of Show

Age: All Ages

9pm-1am Fri. Mar. 23

Live Music: Cragars

The Cragars are a party band ready to rock. From oldies to newbies, they play a healthy mix of Rock N Roll music mixed with some country, hip hop, and original music.

O'Leary's Pub 809 W. Clairemont Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Ongoing Events For 03/23/2018

karaoke/DJ, galleries, classes, etc

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