Events For 10/09/2018

Tue. Oct. 9

9th Annual Eau Queer Film Festival

Celebrates the diversity of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer/questioning, intersex, and asexual communities through the screening and discussion of riveting documentaries, awe-inspiring features, quirky comedies, and shorts. Check out the full schedule online.

Woodland Theater, Davies Center UWEC 105 Garfield Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

9-10:30am Tue. Oct. 9

Cornell Playgroup

This parent & child playgroup offers fun & playful opportunities for families to connect through music & story time, crafts & healthy snacks. Plus, each family receives one free book each month.

First Presbyterian Church 211 South 4th Street, Cornell

Cost: FREE

Age: 0-5 yrs

9-10am Tue. Oct. 9

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. 9

Eau Claire Area Memory Café

The café offers a comfortable way for you and your care partner to have fun and socialize with others who have Mild Cognitive Impairment, early to moderate Alzheimer’s or other types of dementia, and those who worry about memory problems. 2nd Tuesdays 9:30-11:30am • Chippewa Valley Museum Auditorium, Carson Park // 4th Monday 1:30-3:30pm • St. John’s Lutheran Church 1804 Highland Avenue Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

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

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. 9

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+

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

Catholicism - Study Program

Join the Catholicism Study Program, created by Bishop Robert Barron, beginning on October 1 and continuing for 12 weeks. Each session will be presented two times per week, Monday evenings 6:30-8:30pm and Tuesday mornings 9:30-11:30am. The cost is $20 for materials due at Session 1. For more information or to register call 715-835-2693 or email ann@shspec.org.

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

Cost: $20 for materials

Age: Age 16+

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

Traveling Tuesdays

Travel to Niblett's Apple Shed. Admission includes: wagon ride, picking apples, tour of cooler & apple sorter, and ending with a story, popcorn and apple cider. Field trip starts at 9:30 at field trip site or meet at 9pm at River Source Family Center to caravan.

Niblett's Apple Shed 18027 Cty Hwy OO, Chippewa Falls

Cost: $3 per child

Age: All Ages

10-11am Tue. Oct. 9

Medicare 101: An Educational Event

Medicare 101 provides a foundational understanding of the four parts of Medicare; Part A Hospital, Part B Medical, Part C Medicare Advantage and Part D Prescription Drug. During this educational presentation information will be provided on initial enrollment as well as additional enrollment periods pertaining to Part C options.

Insurance Associates 3413 Golf Road, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10-11am Tue. Oct. 9

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-noon Tue. Oct. 9

Understanding Alzheimer's & Dementia

An Alzheimer’s Association educational program covering the basics of Alzheimer’s & dementia to provide a general overview for people who are facing a diagnosis as well as those who wish to be informed.

Lake Street United Methodist Church Corner of Lake Street & Fourth Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10am-5pm Tue. Oct. 9

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 Tue. Oct. 9

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

10:30-10:50am Tue. Oct. 9

Little Learners Storytime

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. Siblings are welcome.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: Birth to 3 and caregivers

11-11:30am Tue. Oct. 9

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.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: Ages 3-6

11am-1pm Tue. Oct. 9

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

1-3pm Tue. Oct. 9

Calligraphy 101

Beginning Italic Calligraphy class - a skill that many have wanted to but haven't taken the time to learn.

Valley Art Gallery & Gifts 304 N. Bridge St, Chippewa Falls

Cost: $30 includes materials

Age: 7+

2-4pm Tue. Oct. 9

Tech Tuesday

Drop in on the second Tuesday of the month to get personal training on your e-reader, laptop, tablet or smart phone. We also offer individual appointments on all other Tuesdays at 10 a.m. and 6 p.m., and Thursdays at 6 p.m.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

4-6pm Tue. Oct. 9

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. 9

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

5:30-6:30pm Tue. Oct. 9

Medicare 101: An Educational Event

Medicare 101 provides a foundational understanding of the four parts of Medicare; Part A Hospital, Part B Medical, Part C Medicare Advantage and Part D Prescription Drug. During this educational presentation information will be provided on initial enrollment as well as additional enrollment periods pertaining to Part C options.

Insurance Associates 3413 Golf Road, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

5:30-6:15pm Tue. Oct. 9

Tween Yoga - Session 1

This class offers tweens an opportunity to safely explore who they are and the roles they might play in the world. This class incorporates discussion, yoga poses, relaxation and meditation. Pre-Registration can be done online or at the Altoona Parks & Recreation Office.

River Prairie Center 1445 Front Porch Place, Altoona

Cost: $25

Age: 9-12 years old

5:30-6:30pm Tue. Oct. 9

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+

6-7:30pm Tue. Oct. 9

Tainter Menomin Lake Improvement Association Monthly Meeting

No matter who you are, you live in a watershed and your voice matters. Come introduce yourself to other watershed citizens at this month's TMLIA meeting.

Dunn County Fish and Game Clubhouse 1600 Pine Ave, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6-7:30pm Tue. Oct. 9

SABRE Pepper Spray Introduction

Be Smart - Be Ready - Be Safe. SABRE's Civilian Safety Awareness Program one-day class can help you learn how to identify threatening behaviors and be better prepared to escape dangerous situations safely.

Marc-On 4089 124th St., Lake Hallie

Cost: $35

Age: 18+

6-6:30pm Tue. Oct. 9

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. 9

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. 9

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. 9

Beyond the Headlines: The Elements of Journalism Part Two

Tom Rosenstiel, co-author of The Elements of Journalism, journalist, press critic, and Executive Director of the American Press Institute, will be available via Skype for questions and discussion. Presented by Jan Larson, award-winning journalist and educator at UW–Eau Claire. Registration required.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6-7:30pm Tue. Oct. 9

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+

6pm Tue. Oct. 9

Building Trust: Community Read and Discussion: The Elements of Journalism

Join Beyond the Headlines in a community read of The Elements of Journalism, which examines the relationship of journalism and democracy, and outlines what journalists should know and the public expect. This is the second in a two-part series.

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

Cost: FREE

6:15-7:15pm Tue. Oct. 9

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. 9

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. 9

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+

6:30-7:30pm Tue. Oct. 9

Teen Litwits Book Club

Talk about books you love (or hate!) with other teens. Teens vote on a new title to read each month. Snacks served.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: Grades 6-12

6:45-7:45pm Tue. Oct. 9

Intro to Ballroom Dance - Session 1

Learn how to glide around the dance floor in this fun intro dance class. Whether you are just beginning or brushing up on your skills, this class is for you. Learn swing, waltz and rumba. Pre-register online or at the Altoona Parks & Recreation Office.

River Prairie Center 1445 Front Porch Place, Altoona

Cost: $50/person

Age: 16+

7-9pm Tue. Oct. 9

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. 9

Poker Night

The Growler Guys host a 10 week Texas Hold'em tournament. The winner of each week will advance to the Tournament of Champions game. Participation is given on a first come first serve basis with a 10 player max.

The Growler Guys 2832 London Road, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

7pm Tue. Oct. 9

Book Reading/Discussion: The Gift by Michael A. Wacker

Join local author Michael Wacker for a reading/signing of his new book, The Gift. The Gift is a story of a broken man that rose out of the ashes of despair and suffering by believing in a greater strength.

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

7:30pm Tue. Oct. 9

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. All are welcomed.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7:45-8:45pm Tue. Oct. 9

Ballroom Dance Level 2 - Session 1

Learn how to glide around the dance floor in this fun intro dance class. Whether you are just beginning or brushing up on your skills, this class is for you. Learn swing, waltz and rumba. Pre-register online or at the Altoona Parks & Recreation Office.

River Prairie Center 1445 Front Porch Place, Altoona

Cost: $50/person

Age: 16+

8-10pm Tue. Oct. 9

Spooky Screenings: The Rocky Horror Picture Show

The Oxbow will screen spooky, Halloween themed movies in the Gallery during the month of October. This month features the classic "Rocky Horror Picture Show."

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

8:30-10:30pm Tue. Oct. 9

Game Night

Join The Growler Guys for a weekly game night. Rotating tournaments start at 8:30 but various games are available to play throughout the night.

The Growler Guys 2832 London Road, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Ongoing Events For 10/09/2018

karaoke/DJ, galleries, classes, etc

Young Artists Studio

Every Tuesday until Oct. 16, 5-6pm; Every Tuesday from Oct. 30 to Dec. 11, 5-6pm;

Events with Tickets

tickets are available online

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