Events For 10/04/2018

8:30-9:30am Thu. Oct. 4

Open Freestyle Skate

Open figure skating time for all ages. All skaters must pay admission, including coaches.

Hobbs Ice Arena 915 Menomonie St., Eau Claire

Cost: $8/session or $16 for both sessions OR City Pass (2 punches/session)

9:15-10am Thu. Oct. 4

Little Language Lab

Is your toddler ready to get talking? This class is aimed at exposing children to a language rich environment, where they will listen to stories, sing songs, learn finger-plays, move/dance, and do age-appropriate crafts and sensory activities.

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

Cost: $50

Age: 1-2 yrs

9:15-11:15am Thu. Oct. 4

Parent Partnership

Parent Partnership is for all parents regardless of income, marital status, gender, race, or religion. Every parent deserves a place to gather to meet other parents in a stress-free environment. Childcare is provided.

Trinity Lutheran Church 1314 E. Lexington Blvd., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: Parents and Kids

9:30-11:30am Thu. Oct. 4

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 Thu. Oct. 4

Open Freestyle Skate

Open figure skating time for all ages. All skaters must pay admission, including coaches.

Hobbs Ice Arena 915 Menomonie St., Eau Claire

Cost: $8/session or $16 for both sessions OR City Pass (2 punches/session)

9:30-10:30am Thu. Oct. 4

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+

10-11am Thu. Oct. 4

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

10am-5pm Thu. Oct. 4

Art Exhibit: Drawing Distinctions & Gillian Golding Prints

UW-Stout School of Art & Design, in collaboration with The London Arts Group, will exhibit 30 drawings of artists from each institution. The first show will be at a UW-Stout's Furlong Gallery. The second showing will be at The Cello Factory in London, UK.

Furlong Gallery 178 Micheels Hall, UW-Stout, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10:15am Thu. Oct. 4

Little Movers Storytime

For babies that love to move. All storytimes feature stories, songs, rhymes, fingerplays, music, and movement. All are welcome and no registration is required. Also includes parachute play, bubbles, and play group.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: Babies

10:30-11:30am Thu. Oct. 4

Coloring Therapy

Remember how much you enjoyed coloring as a child? Bring back the memories. They'll provide the materials; you do the creating. A fun way to meet people and relax.

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

10:30-11:30am Thu. Oct. 4

ABC's for 2s and 3s

ABC’s for 2s and 3s is a fun step into exploring letters, numbers, and shapes. The Lily Pad Lab will be filled with “invitations to play” with our ABCs and 123s. 2-3 year old children and their parents will enjoy open exploration time, songs, stories, sensory play and art. Taught by Ms. Barb

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

Cost: $50

Age: 2-3yrs

noon-5pm Thu. Oct. 4

Eau Claire Downtown Farmers Market

Seasonal, locally grown vegetables and fruits, plus baked goods, dairy products, meat, honey, maple syrup, flowers, and more.

Phoenix Park 330 Riverfront Terrace, Eau Claire

Age: All ages

noon-6pm Thu. Oct. 4

Chippewa Falls Farmers Market

Locally grown fresh fruits, vegetables and flowers, as well as locally made baked goods, salsas, jams, jellies, crafts, handcrafted items, and much more every Thursday.

Allen Park S. Bridge St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

1-3pm Thu. Oct. 4

Powerful Tools for Caregivers of Children with Special Needs

Caregiving is often rewarding but can be very stressful. As a family caregiver, you are at high risk for depression and stress related illnesses. This is a 6 week workshop that teaches you to take better care of yourself while you are caring for a child, of any age, with special health or behavior needs.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: 18+

3-5pm Thu. Oct. 4

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

4-5pm Thu. Oct. 4

Menomonie Public Library: Teen Advisory Council

Join the MPL Teen Advisory Council. Help us choose books and media, help plan programs, be a voice. Council meetings are held the first Thursday of each month. For grades 6-12.

Menomonie Public Library 600 Wolske Bay Rd, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: Grades 6-12

4-7pm Thu. Oct. 4

Paint the Town Pink

Discover downtown Chippewa Falls and raise breast cancer awareness during this award-winning event. Enjoy free information and demos from Marshfield Clinic health specialists, food and wine tasting, music, free totes, a car show, photo ops, a scavenger hunt, sales and specials, and more.

Downtown Chippewa Falls, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

4-4:30pm Thu. Oct. 4

Introductory Dance Tap + Ballet + Jazz + More

Introducing children who are interested in dance, to tap ballet song and dance and more. Gain strong muscles while learning dance.

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

Cost: $36 monthly

Age: 3-4 years +

4-4:30pm Thu. Oct. 4

Introductory Dance Tap + Ballet + Jazz + More

Introducing children who are interested in dance, to tap ballet song and dance and more. Gain strong muscles while learning dance.

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

Cost: $36 monthly

Age: 3-4 years +

5-9pm Thu. Oct. 4

Open Mic Night at Farm to Fork Retreat

Farm to Fork hosts an open mic on Thursday during its Wood-Fired Pizza Nights. Pizza nights offer wood-fired pizza with locally sourced ingredients and veggies straight from their garden.

Farm to Fork Retreat at Dancing Yarrow S193 County Road BB, Mondovi

Cost: FREE to attend, consult menu for prices

Age: All Ages

5:30-6:30pm Thu. Oct. 4

Zumba with Z.Vida Fitness

A Zumba dance party class hosted by Z. Vida Fitness. Bring some flat-soled shoes, a water bottle, and a sweat towel if needed and plan to have a great time moving and grooving to hit music from all around the world.

Z.Vida Fitness @ The Center 3701 East Clairemont Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $6 drop-in, $25 for 5-class card, $35 unlimited month

Age: 7+

6-8pm Thu. Oct. 4

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

6-8:31pm Thu. Oct. 4

Fiber Arts – Needle Felting

Get a chance to work with one of the oldest known textile fabrics in this hands-on needle felting program. Over the three weeks, you’ll create both 2D and 3D projects that you can keep for yourself or give as a present for an upcoming holiday.

Pablo Center at the Confluence 120 Graham Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $149

6-8:30pm Thu. Oct. 4

Fiber Arts – Needle Felting

Get a chance to work with one of the oldest known textile fabrics in this hands-on needle felting program. Over the three weeks, you’ll create both 2D and 3D projects that you can keep for yourself or give as a present for an upcoming holiday.

Pablo Center at the Confluence 120 Graham Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $149

6-6:30pm Thu. Oct. 4

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 Thu. Oct. 4

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 Thu. Oct. 4

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

6-6:30pm Thu. Oct. 4

Bust A Move 1 - Session 1

Are you ready to get your groove on? Join this unique class and learn a combination of dance moves all while making new friends and creating new memories. All are welcome and no experience is necessary, just a desire to dance and have fun.

Altoona City Park Recreation Center 2303 Garfield Ave., Altoona

Cost: $20 Resident; $25 Non-Resident

Age: 4-6 years old

6-8:30pm Thu. Oct. 4

Beginning Mediumship with Judy Meinen

Practice and develop your communication skills with the Spirit Realm under the guidance of Stage Medium Judy Meinen, the Standup CoMedium. Class limited to 24 people. Register online. This class is a good companion to her October 18 House Clearing/Hauntings workshop.

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

Cost: $35

Age: All Ages

6-9pm Thu. Oct. 4

Chippewa Valley Symphony Orchestra Fundraising Gala

The night includes a gourmet buffet dinner, silent auction, music by orchestra musicians, and the Cathy Reitz Trio. The Symphony's October Guest Artist, Rachel Barton Pine, renowned violinist, will also give a Keynote speech and preview performance.

The Lismore 333 Gibson Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $70/person, $125/couple

Age: 21+

6-9pm Thu. Oct. 4

Kick-Off Event to Support UCP

Join Tangled Up In Hue in raising funds and awareness for UCP of West Central Wisconsin. Enjoy light refreshments. Appetizers made with the help of Forage EC's kitchen, live musical performances by; Lizzy Diane, Hemma, and Brian Bethke; and a chance to win great raffle prizes provided by local businesses.

Tangled Up in Hue 505 S. Barstow St., Suite B, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6:15-10pm Thu. Oct. 4

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

6:15-7:15pm Thu. Oct. 4

Junior Chefs

In this program, students will get a hands-on fundamental kitchen experience, learning skills such as reading and referencing recipes, ingredient identification, proper measuring technique and more.

Eau Claire YMCA 700 Graham Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: Member $42, Community $52

Age: Ages 7-10

6:30-7:15pm Thu. Oct. 4

Bust A Move 2 - Session 1

Are you ready to get your groove on? Join this unique class and learn a combination of dance moves all while making new friends and creating new memories. All are welcome and no experience is necessary; just a desire to dance and have fun.

Altoona City Park Recreation Center 2303 Garfield Ave., Altoona

Cost: $30 Resident; $35 Non-Resident

Age: 7-12 years old

7-7:45pm Thu. Oct. 4

Lyra All Levels Class

Learn lyra (aerial hoop) poses, entrances, transitions and dismounts; and condition in this fun, supportive class. All experience levels & total beginners welcome.

Moonrise Aerials Studio 800 Wisconsin Street; Banbury Place Building 13, Room 112, Eau Claire

Cost: $15

7-9pm Thu. Oct. 4

Live Music: Duffy Duyfhuizen - Completely Solo

Duffy is one of the founding members of Eggplant Heroes. He’ll be playing some EPH tunes (especially those he’s written), other originals not in the band repertoire, and some covers by the likes of John Prine, Paul Simon, Kate Wolf, John Moreland, and Jason Isbell.

Acoustic Cafe 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7-8pm Thu. Oct. 4

Class: "Exploring Sacred Sounds & Meditation"

Don't want to "OM Alone?" Come learn and practice vocal toning, other chant forms, and meditation in a playful atmosphere.

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

7:30pm Thu. Oct. 4

CVTG Presents: Fun Home

Musical adaptation of Alison Bechdel's 2006 graphic memoir about Bechdel's discovery of her own sexuality, her relationship with her gay father, and her attempts to unlock the mysteries surrounding his life. Three actresses portray Bechdel at different points in her life.

Pablo Center at the Confluence 120 Graham Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $25 for adults, $12 for kids

8pm Thu. Oct. 4

Clear Water Comedy Presents Dwight Simmons

His self produced debut album, Pacifist Aggressive reached #1 on the iTunes charts. Don't miss your chance to see Indiana's own Dwight Simmons right here in the Chippewa Valley.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: $5 GA | $3 with student ID

Age: All Ages (18+ recommended)

8-8:30pm Thu. Oct. 4

Knowing News-Elements of Journalism, with Jan Larson

In October, the library is hosting a three-event series dedicated to journalism and “fake news.” The series, called “Knowing News: Recognizing and Engaging with the News,” will run through Nov. 1st. In collaboration…

Menomonie Public Library 600 Wolske Bay Rd, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Ongoing Events For 10/04/2018

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