Events For 11/08/2018

Thu. Nov. 8

Giant Games Week

Celebrate International Games Week with GIANT games at the library. Try super-sized versions of Guess Who?, Jenga, Tic-Tac-Toe, and more. Games will be available in Youth Services after storytime during regular library hours.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Thu. Nov. 8

UW-Stout Faculty Exhibition

Art in a variety of styles and disciplines, including paintings and film, will be on display in the north and south galleries through the end of the semester.

Furlong Gallery 178 Micheels Hall, UW-Stout, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

9am-4pm Thu. Nov. 8

Community Book Sale, Sponsored by School Library Friends

Hardcover and paperback books for children, teens and adults, as wells, textbooks, professional resources and educational materials will be for sale. Many elementary paperbacks will be 10 for $1.

Eau Claire Area School District 500 Main St., Eau Claire

9:30-11:30am Thu. Nov. 8

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. Nov. 8

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. Nov. 8

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. Nov. 8

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 Thu. Nov. 8

Mini Makers - Open Lab

They'll provide all of the string, beads, cardboard, wood, tape, etc. to create the project of your dreams, and then you get to take your masterpiece home with you. Drop in anytime during the two-hour window.

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

10:15am Thu. Nov. 8

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. Nov. 8

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

noon-3pm Thu. Nov. 8

Fall/Winter Flip Welcome Sign

Make a reversible "welcome" porch sign with a fall theme on one side and a winter theme on the other. All supplies are provided along with a light snack and you are welcome to bring whatever type beverages you would like.

Arts, Etc. 930 Galloway Street, Banbury Place Building 13, Suite 27, Eau Claire

Cost: $60

Age: All Ages

noon-1pm Thu. Nov. 8

5 Marketing Mistakes Startups Make (And How to Fix Them)

Learn easy-to-use ways how you can avoid losing customers, let your startup gain users faster, and other crucial marketing tips for your startup. This talk is led by Justin Vajko of Dialog Design Co.

312 S Barstow St., 2nd Floor, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

12:30-3pm Thu. Nov. 8

Best Snowmen of the Block

Make a set of 3 little snowmen craft. All supplies are provided, along with a light snack. You are welcome to bring your own beverages in. Cost for the entire session is $40 please e-mail or call Jeanine.

Arts, Etc. 930 Galloway Street, Banbury Place Building 13, Suite 27, Eau Claire

Cost: $40

Age: All Ages welcome

1-3pm Thu. Nov. 8

Farmhouse Jar/Wooden Box

Make this beautiful farmhouse jar/wooden box Christmas decoration. All supplies, jars, wooden box, evergreens/decorations are provided along with a light snack, you are welcome to bring your beverages. To sign up and ensure your spot for this event contact Jeanine.

Arts, Etc. 930 Galloway Street, Banbury Place Building 13, Suite 27, Eau Claire

Cost: $45

Age: All Ages

3-5pm Thu. Nov. 8

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. Nov. 8

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 +

4:30-7pm Thu. Nov. 8

St. John's Lutheran Church Chicken 'n Biscuit Dinner and Live Auction

St. John’s Lutheran Church is celebrating their 13th Annual Chicken & Biscuit Dinner and Live Auction. Dinner includes chicken & biscuit with roasted vegetables, coleslaw, dessert and beverage. Live auction starts at 6:15pm, including pottery, handcarved items, gift certificates, paintings, and more.

St. John's Lutheran Church 1804 Highland Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: Free Will Donation

Age: All Ages

5pm Thu. Nov. 8

“Spruce” Up your Porch Pot Workshop

Learn how to create unique containers for this Christmas season. Bring in your own containers and design your own porch pot during the class. Let us help you transform your porch pots for this season.

Down To Earth Garden Center 6025 Arndt Ln., Eau Claire

Cost: Cost: Build your own; only pay for what you take home

5-10pm Thu. Nov. 8

Exclusive Fair State Spirit Foul Preview Party

Spirit Foul is Fair State's mouthwateringly juicy, with a funky pineapple-powered richness that fueled by Citra, Mosaic and Strata hops. They'll be selling crowlers and serving Spirit Foul, along with other Fair State brews, on tap.

Northern Tap House 5020 Keystone Crossing, Eau Claire

5-8pm Thu. Nov. 8

Farmhouse Jar/Wooden Box

Make this beautiful farmhouse jar/wooden box Christmas decoration. All supplies, jars, wooden box, evergreens/decorations are provided along with a light snack, you are welcome to bring your beverages. To sign up and ensure your spot for this event contact Jeanine.

Arts, Etc. 930 Galloway Street, Banbury Place Building 13, Suite 27, Eau Claire

Cost: $45

Age: All Ages

5:30-7:30pm Thu. Nov. 8

Parent Cafe'

Enjoy a family-style meal and parenting discussion facilitated by Parent Educators from River Source Family Center. This week's topic is, "Cooking With Kids." Learn simple recipes to incorporate kids in the kitchen. Childcare is provided. Space is limited, registration is required.

River Source Family Center 403 High Street, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: Birth to age 5

5:30-8pm Thu. Nov. 8

Best Snowmen of the Block

Make a set of 3 little snowmen craft. All supplies are provided, along with a light snack. You are welcome to bring your own beverages in. Cost for the entire session is $40 please e-mail or call Jeanine.

Arts, Etc. 930 Galloway Street, Banbury Place Building 13, Suite 27, Eau Claire

Cost: $40

Age: All Ages welcome

6-8pm Thu. Nov. 8

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

6pm Thu. Nov. 8

Taste of the North

Two floors of incredible food, drink and enjoying the company of friends. Many of the Chippewa Valley’s best culinary artisans come out to share their skills and talents all the while raising money for the Heyde Center.

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

Cost: Minimum donation of $30 per person

6-8pm Thu. Nov. 8

International Games Week: Jon’s Escape Room

A part of International Games Week at the library. Who hasn’t dreamed of (or dreaded) being trapped in a giant puzzle, seconds away from doom? Try Jon’s challenging escape room and see if you’d survive.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6-7pm Thu. Nov. 8

Writers Read: Open Mic

“Writers Read,” a monthly library program organized by Eau Claire’s Writer in Residence, Karen Loeb, will hold an open mic in September for poets and writers. You are invited to share your original poetry or short prose (5 minutes or less). Sign-up starts at 5:30. Listeners are welcome.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6-8:30pm Thu. Nov. 8

Watercolor and Gunpowder Art Workshop

Explore an exciting new art form that mixes Watercolor and Gunpowder to create beautiful, abstract nature-themed paintings. Instructed by Ashley Spangberg, of Patriot Beads and Brass, you will learn a few basic watercolor techniques and how to use gunpowder to add detail.

Art on the Ridge 525 Park Ridge Court, Eau Claire

Cost: $30

6-8pm Thu. Nov. 8

Dinner with a Veteran: Guest Speaker Dan Doughty

Chicken Dinner with all the trimmings. Speaker Veteran Dan Doughty a POW in Vietnam for 7 years. Dan shares a powerful story.

Paradise Shores 26364 CTH M, Holcombe

Cost: $20 Admission and Dinner; Veterans receive $5 off

6-9pm Thu. Nov. 8

Fall/Winter Flip Welcome Sign

Make a reversible "welcome" porch sign with a fall theme on one side and a winter theme on the other. All supplies are provided along with a light snack and you are welcome to bring whatever type beverages you would like.

Arts, Etc. 930 Galloway Street, Banbury Place Building 13, Suite 27, Eau Claire

Cost: $60

Age: All Ages

6-9pm Thu. Nov. 8

Hatch: Chippewa Valley Regional Finals

All regional semi-finalists will have five minutes to pitch in front of judges and a live audience for the chance to win the grand prize for the most articulated and furthered business idea. The audience has a chance to evaluate and vote for their favorite idea alongside the judges.

Pablo Center at the Confluence 120 Graham Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

6-7pm Thu. Nov. 8

Winter Haven Volunteer Training

Winter Haven, Stepping Stones of Dunn County's overnight homeless shelter, training for volunteers for shifts from 7:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m. and 1:30 a.m. to 7:30 a.m. Contact volunteer Jill Sleicther to learn more.

Winter Haven 1518 Stout Road, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: 18+

6:15-10pm Thu. Nov. 8

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. Nov. 8

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

6:15-7:15pm Thu. Nov. 8

Young Writers Program

The teen version of National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo), where students are able to choose their own word count goals and write with reckless abandon. The group will help each other through the process by providing ideas while completing fun and challenging writing activities.

Eau Claire YMCA 700 Graham Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: Member $20, Community $30

Age: Ages 11-16

6:30-7pm Thu. Nov. 8

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

6:30-7:30pm Thu. Nov. 8

Exploring Mantra

In this introduction to mantra, you’ll tune into your unique vocal instrument of healing sound vibration. This course will include a short lecture, an experience/application segment, and a short group discussion.

Unitarian Hall 421 S Farwell St, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

7-8pm Thu. Nov. 8

Jim Miller: Dulce et Decorum Est

The hour long program will feature folk singer and guitarist Miller performing songs by Eric Bogle, John McCutcheon, Pete Seeger and others and reciting poetry, letters, and prose.

Menomonie Public Library 600 Wolske Bay Rd, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7-9pm Thu. Nov. 8

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.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

7pm Thu. Nov. 8

FCHS Musical Production of "Bye Bye Birdie"

A loving send-up of the early 1960s, small-town America, teenagers, and rock & roll. Teen heartthrob Conrad Birdie has been drafted, so he chooses All-American girl Kim MacAfee for a very public farewell kiss.

Fall Creek High School Auditorium 336 E. Hoover Ave, Fall Creek

Cost: $7 Adults, $5 Students/Seniors, $15 and under

Age: All Ages

7pm Thu. Nov. 8

Live Music: Luke LeBlanc

Now 22, LeBlanc taught himself how to play guitar at age 11. Born and raised in Minneapolis' Northside, LeBlanc found himself opening for Phil Solem of Rembrandts, Joey Molland of Badfinger, the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, and the Ozark Mountain Daredevils.

Acoustic Cafe 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7-9pm Thu. Nov. 8

Great American Outpost - Presentation by Journalist & Author Maya Rao

Journalist and author Maya Rao will talk about her new book "Great American Outpost: Dreamers, Mavericks, and the Making of an Oil Frontier," which looks at the recent boom and bust of oil drilling in North Dakota. Rao is a Washington correspondent for the Minneapolis Star-Tribune.

UW-Stout Jarvis Hall, Rm. 112 410 10th Ave. E, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7:30pm Thu. Nov. 8

UWEC Presents: A Grand Night for Singing

Taste and imagination, the two key ingredients for a first-rate revue, abound in this fresh take on the Rodgers & Hammerstein canon conceived by Tony Award winner Walter Bobbie. Directed by Ken Pereira with musical direction by Carlos Rojo.

Pablo Center at the Confluence 120 Graham Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: Event is FREE, but tickets are REQUIRED

7:30pm Thu. Nov. 8

CVTG Presents: On Golden Pond

This is the love story of Ethel and Norman Thayer, who are returning to their summer home on Golden Pond for the forty-eighth time. They are visited by their divorced, middle-aged daughter and her dentist fiancé, who then go off to Europe, leaving his teenage son behind for the summer.

The Grand Theatre 102 W. Grand Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $12-25

7:30pm Thu. Nov. 8

NOTA Open Read

Come join the NOTA team as we celebrate another night of literature. An open mic and a student musical guest will be featured in The Cabin at Davies Center. Anyone is welcome to share their writing in an accepting community of writers, students, professors and more.

The Cabin UWEC Davies Center, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

8pm Thu. Nov. 8

Clear Water Comedy Presents Andrew Cahak

Andrew Cahak has been featured in the 10,000 Laughs Festival and is the host of the podcast Dogbrain with Andrew Cahak. He co-created and co-hosts Fresh Hell Comedy Ka-Blingo.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

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

Age: All Ages (18+ recommended)

8pm Thu. Nov. 8

Live Music: Hope Country with Julia Christi Ann

Hope Country is a country band from St. Paul, Minnesota which was started by Brent Johnson in 2011. Since then, Hope Country has released two EPs in the past three years. They have even opened for artists such as Ingird Michaelson, Brandi Carlile, and more.

UW-Stout Memorial Student Center, The Terrace 302 10th Ave. E, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

8:30-11pm Thu. Nov. 8

Vinyl Nights: Matt Mabis

In addition to enjoying craft cocktails and regional beers/wines, order from our popular late-night menu featuring the Scandinavian Koldtbord, where you create your own sharable feast of premium meats, cheeses, pickled vegetables, proteins, sauces, crackers and more.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

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