Events For 10/11/2018

Thu. Oct. 11

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

8am-5pm Thu. Oct. 11

Child Development Day - School District of Altoona

This program replaces the traditional kindergarten screening that has been done in the past and includes a developmental screening for younger children. Please call Kathy Roen - Early Childhood Teacher (715) 838-7300 for a one hour appointment.

Altoona Middle School - Lower Gym 1903 Barlett Ave, Altoona

Cost: FREE

Age: Children 2 1/2 to 3 1/2 years

8:30-10:30am Thu. Oct. 11

Nonprofit Roundtable Discussion "Fundraising - What Works" Bob Hogseth

The Chippewa Falls Area Chamber and the Heyde Center for the Arts are hosting another non-profit networking and learning event to bring local nonprofits together to connect and learn from each other.

The Heyde Center for the Arts 3 South High St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: Adult

9:15-10am Thu. Oct. 11

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

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

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. Oct. 11

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

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

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. 11

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. 11

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. 11

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. 11

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. 11

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. 11

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. 11

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. 11

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. 11

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

4-4:30pm Thu. Oct. 11

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 +

4:30-5:30pm Thu. Oct. 11

Painting & Popcorn

Your child will be able to create their own one-of-a-kind painting to hang on the wall at home or to give to a special person in their life. Plus, snacks and juice boxes provided to fuel the creative energy. Register online.

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

Cost: $5 per child

Age: All Ages

5-9pm Thu. Oct. 11

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

5-6pm Thu. Oct. 11

The Science of Art at Artisan Forge Metalworks

A discussion and demonstration of creating artwork out of different types of metal, from modern methods such as CAD design and laser cutting to traditional blacksmithing. Welding processes and heat techniques for forming artwork and patina work will be discussed briefly.

Artisan Forge Studios 1106 Mondovi Road, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

5:30-8:30pm Thu. Oct. 11

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

5:30-7:30pm Thu. Oct. 11

Parent Cafe'

Enjoy a family-style meal and parenting discussion facilitated by Parent Educators from River Source Family Center. This week's topic is, "We're a Bucket Filling Family." We'll be discussing how to strengthen your family one positive "drop" at a time. Childcare is provided. Space is limited, registration is required.

River Source Family Center 403 High Street, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: Ages birth to age 5

5:30-6:30pm Thu. Oct. 11

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+

5:30-7:30pm Thu. Oct. 11

Bingo with Eau Claire Connections

Come play free bingo and win awesome prizes provided by Eau Claire Connections.

Lake Hallie Eagle's Club 2588 Hallie Rd, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: 18+

6-8pm Thu. Oct. 11

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. 11

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. 11

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. 11

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. 11

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. 11

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. 11

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

6-9:30pm Thu. Oct. 11

Night Science at Beaver Creek Reserve

This event includes storytelling in the indoor planetarium, an open observatory, and owl-banding observation. Outdoor activities weather permitting, planetarium show rain or shine. Part of the Wisconsin Science Festival.

Beaver Creek Reserve S1 County Road K, Fall Creek

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6-8pm Thu. Oct. 11

Tabletop Game Night

Do you love tabletop games? Frustrated that you can’t organize enough people to make things interesting? Drop in for Tabletop Game Night at the library’s Dabble Box makerspace. Not convinced? Research suggests board games develop brain resilience by providing novelty and complexity. It’s SCIENCE! Come alone or bring your crew.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6-7:30pm Thu. Oct. 11

Writers Read: Wisconsin Poets’ Calendar

This special reading will feature poets included in the 2019 Wisconsin Poets’ Calendar. This theme of this year’s calendar is “Celebrating Wisconsin People,” and focuses on the particular blend of racial and cultural diversity that gives our state its character. Calendars will be available for purchase at the event.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6-9pm Thu. Oct. 11

Paint a Pumpkin for Fall

Paint a contemporary Pumpkin in White or Orange (16 x 20) turquoise barnboard canvas with Tammy of Flamingo Road Painting Parties. Step by step instructions led by an art teacher to all levels of art knowledge. All materials are provided, plus snacks, and adult beverages for purchase.

Art on the Ridge 525 Park Ridge Court, Eau Claire

Cost: $35

6-7:30pm Thu. Oct. 11

What Is Metaphysics?

Join other local spiritual and intuitive explorers for a metaphysical meetup and discussion. Facilitated by the Midwest Metaphysical Society, an educational organization dedicated to educating the public and individuals any diverse…

The Broom & Crow 106 E. Grand Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

6-7pm Thu. Oct. 11

Cork and Fork - Apples and Hard Cider

All of these ciders are from the UK and will range from dry to sweet. The time of year is perfect for this as Will is able to put together an apple themed dinner for us that will pair fantastically with the ciders. Below you will find the…

The Coffee Grounds 4212 Southtowne Drive, Eau Claire

Cost: $44

6pm Thu. Oct. 11

Cozy Up Your Home for Winter Seminar

This ‘Cozy Up Your Home for Winter’ seminar is for anyone looking for information and tips on how to weatherize your home for the upcoming Wisconsin winter. Hosted by the Chippewa Valley Home Builders Association.

Chippewa Valley Home Builders Association Board Room 4319 Jeffers Road, Eau Claire

Cost: $10 admission (also includes FREE ticket to 2019 Home & Garden Show)

6:15-10pm Thu. Oct. 11

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. 11

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

6:30-7pm Thu. Oct. 11

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

6:30-7:15pm Thu. Oct. 11

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

6:30-8:30pm Thu. Oct. 11

Bier University: Why Hops?

Learn how hops are used for flavoring, bittering, and preserving beer and leave with a deeper appreciation and understanding for the world of hops. Bier tasting throughout the class.

Lazy Monk Brewing, LLC 97 West Madison Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $60 per semester (4 classes) or $20 per class

Age: 21+

6:30-7:45pm Thu. Oct. 11

Science of Music in Medicine

Hear how science has provided a basis for applications of music in medicine to recover intellectual, motor, and communication skills after severe injury. Learn why vegetative dementia sufferers who listen to music recover memory, ambulation, and communication abilities.

University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, Centennial Hall (Room 1920) 1698 Park Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

7-7:45pm Thu. Oct. 11

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

7-8:30pm Thu. Oct. 11

Wandering Spirits: Fall Cocktail Sampler

The Lakely's talented bartenders have been experimenting with fall flavors and are ready to unveil their Fall Cocktail Menu. Head to The Gallery for this class where their bartenders will show you how you can create these beverages yourself, and be among the first to sample them.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: $20 per person

Age: 21+

7-9pm Thu. Oct. 11

Live Music: Triflemore

Triflemore is a transatlantic folk duo, including one from small-town America and the other from the northernmost islands of Scotland, creating progressive folk with flavours of vintage British Isles folk baroque and Celtic.

Acoustic Cafe 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7-9pm Thu. Oct. 11

Red Eye Skiers & Snowboarders

Meet other local skiers and snowboarders in town and start dreaming of winter. Welcoming all ages and abilities of downhill skiers and snowboarders.

America's Best Value Inn 809 West Clairemont Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

7:30pm Thu. Oct. 11

ECCT Presents: Our Town

Set in the small town of Grover's Corners and told through three acts: "Daily Life," "Love and Marriage," and "Death and Eternity," this timeless classic follows the Webb and Gibbs families as their children fall in love, marry, and eventually in one of the most famous scenes in American theatre, die.

The Oxford 1814 Oxford Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: Ticket Price TBA

8pm Thu. Oct. 11

Clear Water Comedy Presents: Christie Buchele

Christie Buchele is an up-and-coming standup comic from Denver, Colorado. Christie made a name for herself by the heart-wrenching and hilarious realities of being a woman with a disability.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: $5 GA | $3 with valid student ID

Age: All Ages (18+ recommended)

8pm Thu. Oct. 11

Live Music: War Prayer + Faulter + Marmalade

War Prayer is a hardcore band from Minneapolis, Minnesota who has played shows both locally and throughout the country. War Prayer’s most recent EP, “Split”, was released in July of 2017 and contains two songs from War Prayer.

UW-Stout Memorial Student Center 221 10th Avenue E., Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: 18+

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