Events For 10/25/2018

8:30am-12:30pm Thu. Oct. 25

Flu Shots

Walgreens Flu shots will be given by Walgreens of Chippewa Falls. Walk-ins are welcome, Medicare accepted. You must bring insurance card.

L.E. Phillips Senior Center 1616 Bellinger St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

9:30-11:30am Thu. Oct. 25

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. 25

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+

10-11:30am Thu. Oct. 25

Advance Care Planning

A thought-provoking conversation to help make your health care wishes known and shared with family and friends. Learn vocabulary, reflect on your values, choose a health care agent, and explore goals for treatment. Have the opportunity to complete your advance directive.

Marshfield Clinic 2116 Craig Rd, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

10-11am Thu. Oct. 25

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 Thu. Oct. 25

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. 25

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

11am-1pm Thu. Oct. 25

Lunch 'n Learn

Lunch 'n Learn program with Bushes from Augusta. Recipes for one or two, nutritional benefits of beans, taste testing of different flavors, and free recipe booklets. Must call the senior center to reserve a spot.

Augusta Senior and Community Center 616 West Washington St., Augusta

Cost: FREE

Age: Seniors 50+

noon-5pm Thu. Oct. 25

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

1-3pm Thu. Oct. 25

We Can End Homelessness in Eau Claire

Organized by several local agencies, this is a community meeting with consultant Erin Healy to coordinate a plan to end homelessness in Eau Claire. Ms. Healy has worked with other communities, including La Crosse, to succeed in reaching goals towards ending homelessness.

RCU Corporate Center 200 Riverfront Terrace, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

1:30pm Thu. Oct. 25

Colossal Fossils

Immerse yourself in the exciting world of dinosaurs. This event includes hands-on activities and fascinating fossil facts. Two showings available for even more mammoth fun.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

3-5pm Thu. Oct. 25

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

4-7pm Thu. Oct. 25

Chemistry is Outta This World

Through exciting experiments, kids will find the science in their everyday lives and unlock the confidence to discover, create and problem-solve using chemistry. Families can launch a mini rocket with a chemical reaction, create foggy bubbles with dry ice, solve a colorful mystery and much more.

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

4-4:30pm Thu. Oct. 25

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. 25

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

5-8pm Thu. Oct. 25

Art Reception: Maureen Skroski

Maureen Skroski, has been creating pastel paintings in her log cabin studio since retiring from teaching art with Eau School District. Inspired by local landscapes, color and nature, the style is interpretative.

Riverwood Art and Frame 4639 Keystone Crossing, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6-8pm Thu. Oct. 25

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

6-9pm Thu. Oct. 25

Business Plan Basics

A formal business plan is a required document for anyone in search of funding to start a new business, expand an existing business, or launch a new product.

Western Dairyland 418 Wisconsin St., Eau Claire

Cost: $29

6-6:30pm Thu. Oct. 25

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

6-8pm Thu. Oct. 25

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

6pm Thu. Oct. 25

Colossal Fossils

Immerse yourself in the exciting world of dinosaurs. This event includes hands-on activities and fascinating fossil facts. Two showings available for even more mammoth fun.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6-7pm Thu. Oct. 25

Create Your Own Birch Bark Earrings

Make a pair of earrings using Birch Bark. Choose from a variety of metal components and charms to complete your earrings. Different metals will be available - copper, brass, silver, and gold. Make a pair for yourself or give them as a gift! Workshop includes all materials for one pair of earrings.

Blue Boxer Arts 416 S Barstow Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $20

Age: Ages 10+

6-9:30pm Thu. Oct. 25

Connell's Family Orchard Field of Screams

Haunted walk through the corn. Free wagon ride to the field. Hot cider, coffee, and bakery treats available. Last ticket sold at 9:30pm.

Connell's Orchard 19372 County Hwy OO, Chippewa Falls

Cost: Adults $10, Children $7

6pm Thu. Oct. 25

Building Trust: Eau Claire and its Journalists Engage on Poverty

Part Forum, part workshop, part Q&A, this interactive presentation will let you hear from the experts, talk to your neighbors, and pose questions about poverty and journalism in Eau Claire.

Pablo Center at the Confluence 120 Graham Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE, but tickets are required

6-8pm Thu. Oct. 25

Reversible Wood Sign Workshop

Come learn how to make a reversible wood sign. All materials, refreshments, and beverages are included in this instructor-led class, and you will get to make a beautiful, framed 16x16 wood sign, with your choice of design (seasonal, holiday, or year-round) on each side for $40. Adult beverages avail.

Art on the Ridge 525 Park Ridge Court, Eau Claire

Cost: $40

6-6:45pm Thu. Oct. 25

Adaptive Aerial Yoga

Aerial yoga class in Lycra hammocks adjusted for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder, Sensory Processing Disorder, Ambulatory CP, and other children with motoric delays or movement delays!

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

Cost: $30

Age: Ages 5-10 years old

6-9:30pm Thu. Oct. 25

Field of Screams

Free wagon ride to the haunted field. Hot cider, coffee, and bakery treats available in store.

Connell's Orchard 19372 County Hwy OO, Chippewa Falls

Cost: $10 Adults, $7 Kids (12 and under)

Age: All Ages

6:15-10pm Thu. Oct. 25

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

6:30-7:15pm Thu. Oct. 25

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

7-8pm Thu. Oct. 25

Heather Swan
 - Where Honeybees Thrive: Stories from the Field

Heather’s hopeful book introduces us to an interdisciplinary force of people from all over the world working to change the fate of pollinators and to make the world a healthier place for humans too.

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

Cost: FREE

7-8pm Thu. Oct. 25

Molly Patterson - 
From Where I Stand: Point of View in Novel Writing

Going beyond simple distinctions of first and third-person and using the author’s novel Rebellion as an example, this talk will illuminate the benefits of employing diverse perspectives in novel writing.

Menomonie Public Library 600 Wolske Bay Rd, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

7-9pm Thu. Oct. 25

Live Music: The Reitz and Wells Duo

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

7-8pm Thu. Oct. 25

Barbara Shafer Artist Reception

The library hosts “Painting Dance and Drawing Landscapes,” an exhibit by Barbara Shafer. Barbara paints the drama of the dance and brings indoors the energy of the brutal rocks from the shore of Lake Superior.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7-10pm Thu. Oct. 25

Converge Radio Presents: Shane Leonard

Shane Leonard is a songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and producer living in Eau Claire. Kalispell's second record, Printer's Son, Connects an improvisational heart with meticulously constructed arteries of melody.

Xpeditions Bar and Coffee 1319 Main St, Bloomer

Cost: $5

Age: All Ages

7-11pm Thu. Oct. 25

Ski Sprites Haunted House

The Ski Sprites are hosting their annual Haunted House. A scary walk-thru with interactive haunts, changing scares and a thrill around every corner. Not for the timid.

Ski Sprites Haunted House 415 S. Dewey St., Eau Claire

Cost: $10 at the door, $9 with a non-perishable food donation, $8 in advance

Age: All ages, 12+ recommended

7-10pm Thu. Oct. 25

Eau Claire County 4-H Haunted Barn

The haunted barn is fun for all ages. At the event there will be concessions, and a bonfire. The proceeds benefit Eau Claire County 4-H and Feed My People Food Bank.

Rockin' T-R Ranch 8020 Curvue Road, Eau Claire

Cost: $7 GA or $5 with a canned food item

Age: All Ages

7:30pm Thu. Oct. 25

The Mabel Laughs Featuring Headliner Erin Jackson

Armed with a megawatt smile and a pocket full of dreams, Erin Jackson is poised to conquer the world of stand-up. Erin was a semifinalist on the latest reboot of NBC's "Last Comic Standing."

Mabel Tainter Center for the Arts 205 Main St. E, Menomonie

Cost: $20-25

7:30pm Thu. Oct. 25

ECCT Presents: Rocky Horror Show

The encore presentation of this deliberately kitschy rock 'n' roll sci-fi gothic musical returns just in time for Halloween. Dress up, sing along, and purchase a goodie bag at the door for a unique audience experience.

The Oxford 1814 Oxford Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: Ticket TBA

Age: Appropriate for Adults and 15+

7:30pm Thu. Oct. 25

UWEC Theater Presents: The Laramie Project

About the local reaction to the 1998 murder of a gay University of Wyoming student, Matthew Shepard, in Laramie, Wyoming. The murder exposed Wyoming's lack of hate crime laws.

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

Cost: Ticket Price TBA

7:30-10:30pm Thu. Oct. 25

Live Music: Jeff White

Americana/Alt-country & Outlaw Folk from the hills of western Wisconsin. Blending warm tones, reverbs, delays & vibrato, Jeff White sings of love, loss & lust with an Americana vibe, channeling the wide emotional spirit of human nature.

The Varsity Club 2106 N Clairemont, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

8pm Thu. Oct. 25

Clear Water Comedy Presents: The Witching Hour

Clear Water Comedy reprises "The Witching Hour", its Halloween comedy special. Featuring standup, sketches, and characters (plus free candy.) Last year's event was fun, silly, and all in all a great time.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: $3 includes a drink

Age: All Ages (18+ recommended)

8:30-11pm Thu. Oct. 25

Vinyl Nights: DJ Cooper

Enjoy a mix of records by performer DJ Cooper with your late night drinks and conversations.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Ongoing Events For 10/25/2018

karaoke/DJ, galleries, classes, etc

School's Out Rink Rat Hockey

Every Monday, Thursday, Friday until Oct. 29, 11:30am-12:30pm; Every Monday, Thursday, Friday until Oct. 29, 12:45-1:45pm; Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday until Nov. 23, 12:45-1:45pm; Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday until Nov. 23, 11:30am-12:30pm; Every Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday from Dec. 26 to Dec. 31, 11:30am-12:30pm; Every Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday from Dec. 26 to Dec. 31, 12:45-1:45pm; Every Monday, Thursday, Friday from Feb. 21 2019 to Feb. 25 2019, 12:45-1:45pm; Every Monday, Thursday, Friday from Feb. 21 2019 to Feb. 25 2019, 11:30am-12:30pm; Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday from Mar. 25 2019 to Mar. 29 2019, 11:30am-12:30pm; Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday from Mar. 25 2019 to Mar. 29 2019, 12:45-1:45pm;

School's Out Open Skating

Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday until Nov. 23, 11am-1pm; Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday until Nov. 23, 1:15-3:15pm; Every Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday from Dec. 26 to Dec. 31, 1:15-3:15pm; Every Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday from Dec. 26 to Dec. 31, 11am-1pm; Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday from Mar. 25 2019 to Mar. 29 2019, 11am-1pm; Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday from Mar. 25 2019 to Mar. 29 2019, 1:15-3:15pm;

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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