Events For 03/29/2018

Thu. Mar. 29

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

Thu. Mar. 29

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

9-11:30am Thu. Mar. 29

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

9:15-10:15am Thu. Mar. 29

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. Mar. 29

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. Mar. 29

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

9:40am-noon Thu. Mar. 29

Talk To Strangers: Speed Friending Event

Interested in connecting with others? Join the UW-Stout Library, Menomonie Public Library, and SPEAK UP in a community-building event. Participate in prompted conversations with new people over refreshments. Event parking at First Congregational Church.

UW-Stout Library-1st Floor 315 10th Avenue East, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10-10:30am Thu. Mar. 29

Mini Makers: Sparkle Crafts

Once a week, let your fingers do the talking. Build and create using real tools of the trade. This week's project is sparkle crafts.

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

Cost: FREE with admission

10:15am Thu. Mar. 29

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

10:45-11:45am Thu. Mar. 29

The Hillcrest Dog Walk

Join ChiroElite's clinic pup Surly on a casual 3 mile walk through the old Hillcrest golf course trail. The walk starts at ChiroElite in Altoona and follows a beautiful public walking trail along Otter Creek. All well mannered dogs are welcome to join. Please RSVP by phone or email.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

noon-8pm Thu. Mar. 29

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 Thu. Mar. 29

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+

noon-8pm Thu. Mar. 29

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

1:30-3pm Thu. Mar. 29

Powerful Tools for Caregivers

Powerful Tools for Caregivers is a 6 week class designed for those who care for loved ones impacted by chronic conditions. It will teach caregivers tools to reduce stress, communicate effectively, set goals and care for self while caring for others.

Community Services Building of Dunn County 3001 Hwy 12/29 E Room 100, Menomonie, WI

Cost: Free

Age: All Ages 18+

2:30-3pm Thu. Mar. 29

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

3-5pm Thu. Mar. 29

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

4:30-5:30pm Thu. Mar. 29

Painting & Popcorn: Glitter Unicorn

Calling all pint-sized Picassos! Your child will be able to create their own one-of-a-kind painting to hang on the wall at home or give to a special person in their life. Plus, snacks and juice boxes are provided to fuel that creative energy.

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

Cost: FREE with admission, registration required

4:30-5pm Thu. Mar. 29

Little Dancers Preschool + Every Thursday 4:30 pm

Little Dancers Preschool dance class + older dancers. Tap Ballet Creative dance.

Jean Marie's School of Dance 31 W Spring St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: $36/month

Age: Preschool 3 - 4 Yrs & older

5-7pm Thu. Mar. 29

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

5pm Thu. Mar. 29

Martin Mogensen Education Lecture

UW-Eau Claire’s 2018 Martin Mogensen Education Lecture will feature culturally responsive activist, author and teacher Melissa Bollow Tempel, a bilingual educator in Milwaukee Public Schools, presenting “Supporting LGBTQ Inclusive Spaces."

Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center UW-Eau Claire, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 18+

5:30-6:30pm Thu. Mar. 29

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

5:30-6:30pm Thu. Mar. 29

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+

5:30-8:30pm Thu. Mar. 29

Dinner Jazz: Knox Freeman

Knox Freeman is a malleable duo comprised of Dave Power on drums and Pat Keen on bass. Knox takes on various forms, performing as a trio with a special guest from time to time.

The Lakely 516 Galloway Street, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6-6:45pm Thu. Mar. 29

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. Mar. 29

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. Mar. 29

Abstract Art and Collage

Expand your skills or create something you can proudly display. This mixed media class will be using acrylic paints, graphite, colored pencil, ink, markers and other drawing materials, that will allow you to create colorful abstract papers to cut and piece into unique and beautiful collage artwork. Focus on various collage techniques, elements of art, creating backgrounds and principles of design.

Haas Fine Arts Center 121 Water St., Eau Claire

Cost: $99

6-8:30pm Thu. Mar. 29

Cavatelli by Hand

Learn the artisanship of a different kind of dumpling. Cavatelli (Italian for little hollows) is an old-world dumpling, made up of an eggless semolina dough. Enjoy a night of pasta, smiles and delicious dishes. Have a light snack prior but leave room for your creations! We will make the pasta, learn to properly cook these little dumplings.

Forage 930 Galloway St., Building 13, Suite 212, Eau Claire

Cost: $50

6-9:30pm Thu. Mar. 29

Marvel Trivia Night at Micon Cinemas

Are you a fan of the Marvel Studios movies? Want to test your knowledge for the chance to win some prizes, hang out with other passionate fans, and gear up for the latest from Avengers: Infinity War? Dress up as your favorite Marvel character for our costume contest, enjoy specials on food and drinks, and join Clear Water Comedy to prove your superior Marvel Studios wisdom.

Micon Cinemas Eau Claire 3109 Mall Dr., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

6-10pm Thu. Mar. 29

Tunnel of Oppression

The Tunnel of Oppression occurs on campus every semester and is hosted by the Peer Diversity Educators. The goal of the event is to promote understanding and respect for all people of all identities. This semester, the theme is "Societal Hierarchy of Human Life." There will be three rooms which small groups travel through and learn about the true cost of healthy living, homelessness, and the prison industrial complex.

University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire, Eau Claire

6:15-10pm Thu. Mar. 29

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. Mar. 29

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

6:40-7:40pm Thu. Mar. 29

Zumba with PS-Get Fit

Zumba fitness with PS-Get Fit, LLC. No experience needed and we can modify for all fitness levels and abilities. Join a great group of women who support one another, have fun, and sweat to burn a lot of calories.

Pinehurst Fitness 3027 N Hastings Way, Eau Claire

Cost: 3 classes for $5; $5 drop-in and punch cards available

Age: All Ages

6:45-8pm Thu. Mar. 29

Eau Claire Jazz Jam

A monthly, guided jam session led by one of Eau Claire’s top jazz musicians, Paul Brandt. Students of all abilities are welcome to attend and participate. Get your musical questions answered, make new friends, and taking your playing to the next level.

Eau Claire Music School 1620 Ohm Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $5, free for ECMS students

Age: 13+

7-11pm Thu. Mar. 29

Manifest Open Mic at the Stones Throw

Sign-up at 7pm. Host band at 7:30pm. Each band/performer will get 20 minutes or 5 sings (whichever comes first) which includes setup time. Host band Jam at 10:30pm. PA provided (tips appreciated). Bring instruments, amps, power supplies, and instrument cables.

Stones Throw 304 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE - tips appreciated

Age: 21+

7pm Thu. Mar. 29

Live at Acoustic Cafe: Cap'n Seabeard and Shipmates

An original folk and country-blues songwriter from Menomonie. With a wide range of influences, his songs are a reply to the current state of the world and its residents. Nora will play a set and Sam Weaver, a local Menomonie musician, specializing in folk and blues will close out the night.

Acoustic Cafe 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

8-11pm Thu. Mar. 29

Ughana Rock

U-Ghana Rock is an annual benefit concert for the Potter's Village in Ghana featuring a plethora of high school bands, cover and original. The event also has a bake sale sponsored by Key Club and a Photo Petition hosted by Amnesty International. The event is open to anyone and is home to all genres.

Memorial High School 2225 Keith St., Eau Claire

Cost: $5

Age: All Ages

8:30pm Thu. Mar. 29

Clear Water Comedy Presents: Showcase Night

A local showcase by your friends at Clear Water Comedy.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: $5 GA; $3 with valid student ID; Each ticket comes with one free rail drink/domestic tap/soda

Ongoing Events For 03/29/2018

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