Events For 10/02/2018

7am-1pm Tue. Oct. 2

HSHS St. Joseph Scholarship Book Sale

The Partners of HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital will collect new and used books and sell them to raise money for the group’s scholarship fund. Visit McDonald Hall. Books start at 25 cents, $2 bag sale.

HSHS St. Joseph's Hospital 2661 County Highway I, Chippewa Falls

9-10am Tue. Oct. 2

Tiny Scientists - Monarch Lab

You and your child will share in learning about it means to be a scientist by raising and releasing Monarch Butterflies. Be ready for hands-on experiments, interactive nature activities and science related art projects.

Lily Pad Lab 1620 Ohm Ave (In the EC Music School), Eau Claire

Cost: $60

Age: 2-6yrs

9:30-11:30am Tue. Oct. 2

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

9:30-10:30am Tue. Oct. 2

Hot Yoga

This is a dynamic faster flowing class where you will work every part of your body building strength, fluidity, concentration and balance​.Drink plenty of water before class​. ​Be ready to move, breath & sweat​.​

The Yoga Room 2839 Mall Dr., Eau Claire

Cost: $15 Drop in or Included with a $80 Monthly Unlimited Membership

Age: 16+

9:30am Tue. Oct. 2

Be Wise With Money - Understand How to Preserve Your Estate

Learn why you need an estate strategy, how to prepare for the unexpected, and how wills and trusts can help. Featured Speakers: Attorney Anthony Schmoldt & Thrivent Financial Consultant Matthew Olson. Hosted by Matthew Olson, Oua Xiong & Sheri Sorensen of Thrivent Financial.

River Prairie Center 1445 Front Porch Place, Altoona

10-11am Tue. Oct. 2

Yoga for Seniors

This beginner-friendly class eases you into the body with breathing exercises and relaxing poses for joint flexibility. Gradually move into standing poses, increasing strength, balance and awareness in all major muscle groups.

The Yoga Room 2839 Mall Dr., Eau Claire

Cost: $10

Age: Seniors

10:15am Tue. Oct. 2

Toddler Tales Storytime

For two-and three-year-olds. All storytimes features stories, songs, rhymes, fingerplays, music, and movement. All are welcome and no registration is required.

LE Phillips Memorial Public Library - Youth Services Program Room 400 Eau Claire St., Eau CLaire

Cost: FREE

Age: Toddlers

11am-1pm Tue. Oct. 2

Dabble Box Makerspace Lab

Whether you're interested in 3D printing and coding or you'd rather craft, make music, create art or play games, the Dabble Box makerspace has something for you. Self-guided exploration with staff on hand to answer questions.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

1-5pm Tue. Oct. 2

Chip Carving Classes

Learn how to do Old World Chip Carving in a class taught by Jan Jenson. No drawing, just start carving. Choose July 28 & Aug 4 or Tuesdays from 9/11-10/2. Practice first and then chip carve on a small project. All necessary supplies will be available during the class.

Receive Address Upon Registration, Eau Claire

Cost: $50

4-6pm Tue. Oct. 2

Teen Tinker Lab

Pop down to Teen Tinker Lab at the Dabble Box each Tuesday. The Dabble Box makerspace has a wide range of tech, crafts, and art supplies sure to brighten up those dreary afternoons.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: Grades 6-12

5-6pm Tue. Oct. 2

Little Artists

This class focuses on early development of artistic techniques, art history, and enhanced motor skills. Every week we will focus on a new subject and complete a project to take home. Parents are encouraged to stay and participate in class, drop offs are accepted also.

Lily Pad Lab 1620 Ohm Ave (In the EC Music School), Eau Claire

Cost: $20

Age: Ages 7-13

5-9pm Tue. Oct. 2

Eat Local Farm to Fork Dinner

The Lakely hosts a culinary celebration of local farms. A multi-course dinner with each course created by a different chef. Cash bar with a drink menu featuring local distilleries and breweries.

The Lakely 516 Galloway Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $75 per person

5:15-6pm Tue. Oct. 2

Free Pom Class

Pom is designed for dancers interested in combining dance styles and skills with energy and enthusiasm. Classes begin with a warm-up and stretching to improve flexibility, muscle strength and endurance. This class introduces poms movement as well jumps, leaps and turns.

Swan Lake Ballet Studio Banbury Place Bldg 13 Ste 122, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: Ages 5-7, 8-12

5:30-6pm Tue. Oct. 2

New Menomonie Market Owner Tour

New Menomonie Market owners are invited to join this fun, behind-the-scenes look at the co-op with tips & trips to shop and save, while learning some of the history of the co-op and what’s to come.

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

Cost: FREE (Registration required; payment due at time of registration)

Age: All Ages

5:30pm Tue. Oct. 2

From Me to We - Invest in Your Marriage Today

Every couple should be set up for success, both in marriage and finances. Identify your values and attitudes about money, set your goals individually and as a couple, and discover tools to help you achieve those goals. Enjoy complimentary refreshments.

Sweet Legacy Vintage Furniture & Rental 3031 N Hastings Way, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

6-6:30pm Tue. Oct. 2

Quick Start Tennis 1

This program is designed to teach the fundamentals of tennis in a fun and engaging atmosphere.

Altoona City Park 2303 Garfield Ave., Altoona

Cost: $30 Resident; $35 Non-Resident

Age: 4-5 years old

6-6:30pm Tue. Oct. 2

Quick Start Tennis 2

Children will continue to improve on their form, tennis skills and fundamentals from Quick Start 1. Players will also begin to learn basic rules, keeping score and develop sportsmanship.

Altoona City Park 2303 Garfield Ave., Altoona

Cost: $30 Resident; $35 Non-Resident

Age: 6-7 years old

6-7pm Tue. Oct. 2

Quick Start Tennis 3

Children will continue to develop their skills they learned in Quick Start 2 while spending more time learning to play and apply rules of individual or doubles play, encourage and support others and continue their development of being a good sport.

Altoona City Park Recreation Center 2303 Garfield Ave., Altoona

Cost: $40 Resident/ $45 Non-Resident

Age: 7-12 years olds

6-8pm Tue. Oct. 2

Restaurant Week: Leinenkugel's 5-Course Beer Dinner

A private beer dinner with Dick and John Leinenkugel. A delicious five-course meal paired to perfection with a variety of classic Leinenkugel’s beers. Dick and John will spend the evening educating and delighting you with in depth knowledge of the 150-year history of the Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company and beer pairing.

Leinenkugel's 124 E. Elm St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: $55 (Registration required)

Age: 21+

6-8pm Tue. Oct. 2

Menomonie Theatre Guild Auditions - A Christmas Carol

The Menomonie Theatre Guild is holding auditions for an original adaptation of Charles Dickens' classic Christmas tale about Ebeneezer Scrooge his chance to change the direction of his life with the help of three Christmas ghosts.

Menomonie Theater Guild 502 W. 2nd St, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: roles range in age from 5 to 80

6-7pm Tue. Oct. 2

OakLeaf CoffeeTalk with Dr. David Hesse and Dr. Robert DeFatta

This series of informal educational programs addresses today's health and wellness issues and assists in providing the public with information needed to make healthcare decisions. Reservations requested – refreshments provided.

Oakleaf Surgical Hospital 1000 Oakleaf Way, Altoona

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6-7:30pm Tue. Oct. 2

Lectio Peter - Catholic Study Program

Begins on October 2 and continues weekly for 10 weeks on Tuesday evenings 6:00-7:30pm. The cost is $10 for materials due at Session 1. For more information or to register for the study, call 715-835-2693 or email ann@shspec.org.

Sacred Heart-St Patrick Parish Center 322 Fulton St, Eau Claire

Cost: $10 for Materials

Age: Ages 16+

6-6:45pm Tue. Oct. 2

Free Pom Class

Pom is designed for dancers interested in combining dance styles and skills with energy and enthusiasm. Classes begin with a warm-up and stretching to improve flexibility, muscle strength and endurance. This class introduces poms movement as well jumps, leaps and turns.

Swan Lake Ballet Studio Banbury Place Bldg 13 Ste 122, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: Ages 5-7, 8-12

6:15-7:15pm Tue. Oct. 2

Explore! Junior STEM Institute

This program is designed specifically for elementary school students and will strive to teach key STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) topics in a fun, hands-on way.

Eau Claire YMCA 700 Graham Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: Member $42, Community $52

Age: Ages 7-10

6:15-7:15pm Tue. Oct. 2

Kitchen Basics for Teens

Participants will enjoy a social and fun environment while they explore a variety of cuisine. Learn the basics any teen needs to know to find his or her way around a kitchen, while also delving into more specialized techniques.

Eau Claire YMCA 700 Graham Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: Member $42, Community $52

Age: Ages 11-16

6:30-7:30pm Tue. Oct. 2

Eau Claire Guitar Club

Looking to improve your playing? Want to learn more about chords, strumming, improvising, and musical styles? Join instructor Tim Litscher (Evergreen Grass Band) for the Eau Claire Guitar Club. Bring your favorite songs to share (rock, country, folk, etc.) and learn new songs from others, too.

Eau Claire Music School 1620 Ohm Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $5

Age: 12+

6:30-8pm Tue. Oct. 2

Childhood Mental Health Forum

Provide an opportunity to learn about the mental health needs of children in the Chippewa Valley, services available to children and some barriers to receiving this care.

First Congregational UCC 310 Broadway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6:30-9pm Tue. Oct. 2

Labor Trafficking Panel

Learn more about what it means to shop ethically and be an informed consumer and join this conversation with Fierce Freedom. The evening features 3 panelists: Jenny Almquist, Aaron Brice, and Emile Schaut. The evening also includes refreshments, and special deals on fair trade swag.

Ambient Inks 524 Water St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6:30pm Tue. Oct. 2

Be Wise With Money - Understand How to Preserve Your Estate

Learn why you need an estate strategy, how to prepare for the unexpected, and how wills and trusts can help. Featured Speakers: Attorney Anthony Schmoldt & Thrivent Financial Consultant Matthew Olson. Hosted by Matthew Olson, Oua Xiong & Sheri Sorensen of Thrivent Financial.

River Prairie Center 1445 Front Porch Place, Altoona

7-9pm Tue. Oct. 2

Acting — Stepping on Stage

Bring out the actor in you Going outside your comfort zone or embracing something new can be a bit scary, but most of the time it’s worth it because you end up learning about yourself.Whether you are returning to the stage after a long intermission or have never stepped foot on stage, this acting class is for you.

Pablo Center at the Confluence 120 Graham Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: Early Registration Fee $109.00, Standard Fee $129.00

7pm Tue. Oct. 2

More Than a Passing Interest: The Story of Gus Dorais

Join Joe Niese as he discusses his new book, Gus Dorais: Gridiron Innovator, All-American and Hall of Fame Coach. A native of Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin, Dorais was one of the state’s first football stars and became one of the most revered players and coaches in the first half of the 20th century.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7-8:30pm Tue. Oct. 2

Improv Jam ( Chippewa Valley Improv Network)

Monthly drop-in event to learn and play improv games in a just-for-fun no-pressure yes-and environment. This is a participatory event open to all skill levels (including beginners and experienced improvisors). The styles and games are sure to be different each time.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: 15+

7:30pm Tue. Oct. 2

Open Mic Night at The Plus

Each week, a different artist will host and lead off the evening with 20 minutes of their work. Following the performance, open mic begins. Whether it is music, comedy, sketch, live readings, poetry, acting, improv.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

8-10pm Tue. Oct. 2

Spooky Screenings: Hocus Pocus

The Oxbow will screen spooky, Halloween themed movies in the Gallery during the month of October. This month features the classic "Hocus Pocus."

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Ongoing Events For 10/02/2018

karaoke/DJ, galleries, classes, etc

Zumba with Z.Vida Fitness

Every Tuesday, Thursday until May. 27 2019, 5:30-6:30pm; Every Sunday until May. 26 2019, 4:30-5:30pm;

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