Events For 05/10/2018

9-11:30am Thu. May. 10

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. May. 10

Gentle Yoga

The journey to yoga begins with tuning in to the breath, to the body, to the mind, to the personal experience of health and enjoyment. Open your heart to new possibilities.

The Center 3701 E. Clairemont Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $10

9:30-11:30am Thu. May. 10

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

9:30am Thu. May. 10

MOMS Club of the Eau Claire Area

Are you an at-home mom? Come to the monthly planning meeting for MOMS Club Eau Claire-North. Learn about how MOMS Club helps at-home moms socialize, make friends, plan activities, go on field trips, and share in the joys of being an at-home mom.

Contact for location information

Cost: FREE

10am-noon Thu. May. 10

Mini Makers with Chef Kent

We're cooking up a storm with Chef Kent this month, learning all about healthy snacks and basic food prep skills! Edible playdough is on the menu and you'll be able to take the tasty treat and the lessons home to your very own kitchen. Drop in anytime during the two-hour window.

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

10am-3:30pm Thu. May. 10

Mother's Day Succulent Rose Bowl

Create mom a sweet succulent gift. Class Time: 10-11:30 am, 1-1:30 pm, and 2-3:30 pm Please call to register for class time. Includes: (1) glass rose bowl, (3). 2" succulents, potting mix, moss, glass rock, and ribbon.

Green Oasis Gardens 1403 122nd Street, Chippewa Falls

Cost: $20

Age: All Ages

noon-4pm Thu. May. 10

22nd Annual Chippewa Valley Job Fair

More than 85 employers expected at the largest local Job Fair of the year. Every employment industry represented. All job seekers welcome.

Eau Claire Indoor Sports Center 3456 Craig Road, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 18+

3-5pm Thu. May. 10

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, The Dabble Box 400 Eau Claire St, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

3-5pm Thu. May. 10

The Paint Shack

Enjoy a fun time painting made easy and exciting. A talented social artist will instruct you step by step through recreating the featured painting. Paint on canvas, wood, bags, glasses, and more. Check the website for more information on scheduled events and classes.

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

Cost: $10-$40

Age: All Ages

3-6pm Thu. May. 10

15th Annual "The Past Passed Here" Living History Event

Experience the 1700s and 1800s through living history in authentic fur trade camps, and a mobile lumbering museum. Hands-on activities and games. Blacksmith, porcupine quill artist, beading and weaving artists, and more. Shop trader's row for old-fashioned toys, furs, leather goods, and clothing. Rustic food, root beer floats, popcorn, and rock candy.

Allen Park S. Bridge St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: $3 or $10 Family; FREE for 5 or younger

Age: All Ages

4-7pm Thu. May. 10

Wisconsin Public Radio Listener Appreciation Event

The Listener Appreciation Event will be staged like an open house where the attendees will be able to meet with WPR celebrities, witness live art demonstrations by the artists from the Artisan Forge and enjoy free food.

Artisan Forge Studios 1106 Mondovi Road, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

4-8pm Thu. May. 10

Together Farms Burger Night

Burger Nights are a unique, casual night at Together Farms. Burgers are made right on the farm using their 100% grass-fed beef. Also serving slaw, fries, beer, wine, and more. Relax by the bonfire, check-out the farm animals, and live music on Friday & Saturdays (schedule online). Bring chairs, blanket, or table in case they run out.

Together Farms W93 Norden Rd, Mondovi

Cost: FREE to attend; Burgers are $11-13

Age: All Ages

4pm Thu. May. 10

UWEC One Act Festival

Each spring the UWEC Theatre Division stages a collection of one-act plays directed by students from the Advanced Directing course. This dynamic collection of work showcases the emerging talents of the division's young directors and actors.

Riverside Theatre - Haas Fine Arts Center, UW-Eau Claire 121 Water Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $5

4:30-5pm Thu. May. 10

Little Dancers Preschool

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. May. 10

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

5:30-6:30pm Thu. May. 10

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

5:30-9pm Thu. May. 10

Wisconsin Alumni Association's Founders' Day Celebration

Reconnect with other Badgers from the Chippewa Valley. Includes a special presentation, “Exonerating the Innocent, Improving Criminal Justice,” by Keith Findley, an associate professor and senior adviser to the Wisconsin Innocence Project in UW–Madison’s Law School. Presentations of the Badger of the Year Award and the Presidents’ Circle of Excellence Award.

Eau Claire Golf & Country Club 828 Clubview Lane, Altoona

Cost: $35 which includes your choice of meal

Age: 18+

5:30-6:30pm Thu. May. 10

Painting & Popcorn: May Flowers

Calling all pint-sized Picassos. Join us for our next Painting & Popcorn class. 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 provided to fuel that creative energy. Register online today.

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

Cost: $5 per child

Age: All Ages

5:30pm Thu. May. 10

Thrillers, Fillers & Spillers Workshop

Discover how to create dazzling porch pots. Learn the basics of how to design and plant annual containers, using three types of plants that perform different functions, but work in harmony to create luscious porch pots.

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

Cost: Cost Varies

5:30-8:30pm Thu. May. 10

Dinner Jazz: Josh Gallagher + Tim Sullivan

Since graduating from Memorial High School in 2002, Tim's musical journey has taken him around the world. Living in Chicago, New Orleans, and New York City, he has been fortunate to work with a wide array of artists, ranging from Aretha Franklin to funk legend Fred Wesley to nearly a dozen NEA Jazz Masters.

The Lakely 516 Galloway Street, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

6-8pm Thu. May. 10

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. May. 10

Tabletop Game Night

Drop in for an evening of tabletop games with friends, family, neighbors and library staff.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6-8:30pm Thu. May. 10

Developing Your Psychic Abilities

Judy Meinen leads you on an exploration of the tools and techniques for Connecting With Your Spirit Guides. You will practice with the pendulum, and you will get Messages through touch using Psychometry. Class size 24. Prepaid registration required.

Soulstice Wellness Center 1316 Fairfax Street #103 & #104, Eau Claire

Cost: $35

Age: All Ages

6pm Thu. May. 10

Writers Read: Passing the Torch

Joint reading featuring Bruce Taylor, Eau Claire’s former Poet Laureate; Max Garland, outgoing Writer-in-Residence; and Karen Loeb, newly appointed Writer-in-Residence.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6-8pm Thu. May. 10

The Wandering Dentist

Dustin Pfundheller who recently became the youngest person to travel to every country in the world while holding a full-time job. Join Dusty at Forage for an evening of stories and photos, and hear how he has provided volunteer dental care around the world. Eenjoy street food from some of his favorite places.

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

Cost: $10

Age: All Ages

6:15-10pm Thu. May. 10

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. May. 10

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

6:30-7pm Thu. May. 10

PJ Story Night

Thirty minutes of great stories, songs and fingerplays. Children are encouraged to come in their PJs with a favorite stuffy in tow. Recommended for families with children ages 2-7. No sign-up required.

Altoona Public Library 1303 Lynn Ave., Altoona

Age: Ages 2-7

6:40-7:40pm Thu. May. 10

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

7-8pm Thu. May. 10

Meditation and Chanting Group

Learn and practice vocal toning, other chant forms, and meditation in a supportive and playful atmosphere. Generate sounds and vibrations in the body while exploring harmonics and resonance with others. Volca toning helps bring out the natural power of the voice while also assisting breath work.

Unitarian Universalist Congregation 421 S. Farwell St., Eau Claire

7pm Thu. May. 10

"The Road South" Reading/Signing with BJ Hollars

Join Hollars for a reading and conversation from his new book, The Road South: Personal Stories of the Freedom Riders. In the summer of 1961, riders--both black and white--boarded interstate buses to test a pair of Supreme Court rulings related to interstate travel.

The Volume One Gallery Located inside the Local Store at the Volume One World Headquarters, 205 N. Dewey St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

7pm Thu. May. 10

Live Music: The Reitz and Wells Duo

The Reitz and Wells Duo started in the year 2000. After many years of teaching together we decided to get together and do more of what we love best - making music. We like to think of ourselves as, Reitz and Wells - the 60's sing the 70's. Their repertoire includes Carole King, the Carpenters, the Beatles, James Taylor, Sonny and Cher, and more.

Acoustic Cafe 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7:30-9pm Thu. May. 10

Sound Matters: Benefit Concert for the Community Table

A benefit concert for The Community Table featuring faculty and student musicians from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire.

Unitarian Universalist Congregation 421 S. Farwell St., Eau Claire

Cost: Suggest $5 Donation

Age: All Ages

7:30-9:30pm Thu. May. 10

Suicide: The Ripple Effect

A feature length documentary film and movement, focusing on the devastating effects of suicide and the tremendous positive ripple effects of advocacy, inspiration and hope that are helping millions heal & stay alive. Highlights the journey of Kevin Hines, who at age 19, attempted to take his life by jumping from the Golden Gate Bridge.

Carmike Cinemas - Oakwood 12 4800 Golf Rd., Eau Claire

Cost: $10

Age: Recommended for ages 10+

7:30pm Thu. May. 10

ECCT Presents: "Avenue Q"

Winner of the Tony "Triple Crown" for Best Musical, Best Score and Best Book, Avenue Q is part flesh, part felt and all heart. Filled with raunchy humor and a catchy score, not to mention puppets, it's a unique show that addresses adult issues and has quickly become a favorite for audiences everywhere. Rated PG-12 for mature themes, language and suggestive situations.

The Oxford 1814 Oxford Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $22 adult, $20 senior, $14 student, $9 youth

Age: Rated PG-12

7:30pm Thu. May. 10

UWEC One Act Festival

Each spring the UWEC Theatre Division stages a collection of one-act plays directed by students from the Advanced Directing course. This dynamic collection of work showcases the emerging talents of the division's young directors and actors.

Riverside Theatre - Haas Fine Arts Center, UW-Eau Claire 121 Water Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $5

8pm Thu. May. 10

Clear Water Comedy Presents: Mike Brody

Bucking the trend of the apathetic comedian, his genuine passion for his craft draws audience members into the unique world of Mike Brody: An affable, clever guy whose life is often derailed by his own neurotic, obsessive-compulsive and clumsy tendencies. Brody has worked with Jay Pharoah, Dave Attell, Patrice O'Neal, Emo Philips, Joy Behar, Doug Stanhope, and Doug Benson.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: $5 GA| $3 with student ID

Age: All Ages (18+ recommended)

8-9pm Thu. May. 10

Yoga Nidra + Reiki

Join Maria & Amy as they guide you through a rejuvenating meditation to support your full self. Yoga nidra or “yogic sleep” is practiced lying down using props to support your body. This special guided meditation practice is paired with Reiki to target and tune the chakras.

Latitude 44 Yoga Studio 313 E. Madison St., Eau Claire

Cost: $20

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