Events For 01/17/2019

9-11:30am Thu. Jan. 17

Family Fun Zone

Children and parents enjoy open play on the large turf field filled with numerous toys, games, sports equipment, inflatables, and dress up clothes. Organized activities are also offered at different times each morning which children may participate in if they choose or continue with open play.

YMCA Sports Center 3456 Craig Road, Eau Claire

Cost: $3 member; $5 community

Age: Ages 0-6

9:15-11:15am Thu. Jan. 17

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

9:15-10am Thu. Jan. 17

Little Language Lab

A class 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. This class is a mix of structured circle time and free choice stations.

Lily Pad Lab 2524 Golf Road S2D, Eau Claire

Cost: $50

Age: Ages 1-2 years

9:30-10:15am Thu. Jan. 17

Kids Make Music - Winter Course

Kids and caregivers will sing, dance, and play instruments. Solo singing is encouraged to develop listening, pitch-matching, and language skills. Includes a variety of instruments, puppets, and props to enrich the experience. FREE preview class for any new student. Registration open any time during the course (fee prorated).

Eau Claire Music School 1620 Ohm Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $120 10-week course

Age: Ages 2-4

9:30-10:15am Thu. Jan. 17

Kids Make Music - Winter (Saturdays)

Kids and caregivers will sing, dance, and play instruments. Solo singing is encouraged to develop listening, pitch-matching, and language skills. Classes include a variety of instruments, puppets, and props to enrich the experience. FREE preview class for any new student. Registration open any time during the course (fee prorated).

Eau Claire Music School 1620 Ohm Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $120 10-week course

Age: Ages 2 to 4

10-11am Thu. Jan. 17

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. Jan. 17

Mini Makers: Open Lab

Build and create using real tools of the trade. They'll also 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. Feel free to 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. Jan. 17

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. Jan. 17

ABC's for 2's and 3's

ABC’s for 2s and 3s is a fun step into exploring letters, numbers, and shapes. 2 and 3 year old children and their parents will enjoy open exploration time, songs, stories, sensory play and art.

Lily Pad Lab 2524 Golf Road S2D, Eau Claire

Cost: $50

Age: Age 2-3 years

10:30-11am Thu. Jan. 17

Preschool Story Time

This morning session of Preschool Story Time is for children ages 3-5 who are able to independently sit for a 30 minute session. Please register for story time at the library.

Altoona Public Library 1303 Lynn Ave., Altoona

Cost: FREE

Age: Ages 3-5

11am-5pm Thu. Jan. 17

Blood Drive

Blood drive hosted by the Lake Wissota Lions Club and the Red Cross.

Lafayette Town Hall 5765 197th Street, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: Ages 18 and over

noon-3pm Thu. Jan. 17

Paint and Draw with Schaefer-Miles

Paint and Draw with Schaefer/Miles. Beginners to Advanced. With or without your own supplies. Learn techniques and mediums while creating in your own style. Take one class or many.

Artisan Forge Studios 1106 Mondovi Road, Eau Claire

Cost: $40

Age: Student and Adult

3-5pm Thu. Jan. 17

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

3:30-4:30pm Thu. Jan. 17

Crafternoon at the Augusta Library

Anyone ages 8 years and up is invited to join us at this free workshop to learn the art of needlefelting. Wool roving, felt and a needle will be provided for use during the class.

Augusta Memorial Public Library 113 North Stone St, Augusta

Cost: FREE

Age: Age 8+

4-7pm Thu. Jan. 17

Paint and Draw with Schaefer-Miles

Paint and Draw with Schaefer/Miles. Beginners to Advanced. With or without your own supplies. Learn techniques and mediums while creating in your own style. Take one class or many.

Artisan Forge Studios 1106 Mondovi Road, Eau Claire

Cost: $40

Age: Student and Adult

4:30-5:30pm Thu. Jan. 17

Painting & Popcorn

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

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

Cost: $5 per child with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

5-9pm Thu. Jan. 17

Fierce Freedom Bijou Bistro Benefit Dinner

Bijou Bistro in Eau Claire will be offering delicious, upscale dishes in an elegant atmosphere. All proceeds go to benefit Fierce Freedom, dedicated to ending human trafficking in our hometowns.

Bijou Bistro 2629 E. Clairemont Avenue, Eau Claire

6-8pm Thu. Jan. 17

Pinehurst Winter Safety Day

This event emphasizes winter sports safety including proper headgear and equipment, rescue demonstrations, and other safety information. Features winter festivities like organized skating games, winter sports equipment showcase, free snacks and cocoa, and snowboarding, skiing, and skating events.

Pinehurst Park 3523 Delbert Road, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6-8pm Thu. Jan. 17

Fly Tying Classes

In a series of 6 sessions master fly tier Jeff Bartynski will teach new and beginning fly tiers the skills necessary to tie flies you can use to catch fish in our area. This is a hands-on program open to all ages; all tools and materials used in the class will be provided. Register by email.

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

Cost: $45

6-6:45pm Thu. Jan. 17

Beginner Ukulele for Children

5, weekly 45-min classes. Covers proper technique, playing melody and chords, and basic music theory. If students don’t have an instrument, one may be rented for the duration of the course for just $15.

Eau Claire Music School 1620 Ohm Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $59

Age: 3rd through 7th grade

6-8pm Thu. Jan. 17

Winter After Hours 2019

There will be ice skating, snow shoeing, winter kubb, a firepit, music, and hot drinks. Snowshoe and skate rentals will be available during the special event only. The warming house and restrooms will be open and supervised. Hundreds of people enjoy this unique social gathering each season.

Pinehurst Park 3523 Delbert Road, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All ages

6-8pm Thu. Jan. 17

Amp Quiz Trivia at Pokegama Inn

Welcoming teams of any size. Prizes for the top three teams. Get a free answer online and visit the AMP Quiz Facebook page for a picture hint. Enjoy dinner/drinks with family and friends during the game.

Pokegama Lakeside Tavern & Grill 840 Banks Ave., Chetek

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

6-7pm Thu. Jan. 17

Treatment Foster Parent Informational Session

Become a Treatment Foster Parent. Attend this informational session at Children's Hospital of Wisconsin's Community Services office. You are under no obligation to become licensed as a foster parent by attending this event.

Children's Hospital of Wisconsin Eau Claire Community Services 2004 Highland Avenue, Suite M, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6:30-7:30pm Thu. Jan. 17

Cool, Calm & Connected

Uninterrupted playtime with your child. Learn what helps you and your child regulate. This class is designed to assist parents to form cool and calming connections with their children, while learning and practicing strategies to take home.

Lily Pad Lab 2524 Golf Road S2D, Eau Claire

Cost: $75

Age: Ages 4-7 years

6:30-8:30pm Thu. Jan. 17

90s Trivia night

Kids in the '90s didn't have Xbox, Instagram or Snapchat — but they did have Nickelodeon, Game Boys, Saved by the Bell, and pogs! Join us tonight to test your knowledge on all things 90s! Game starts at 6:30pm. Prizes for the top teams.

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

Cost: FREE

6:30-8pm Thu. Jan. 17

Bad Art Night

Talented artists need not apply. They provide the supplies, you create something ghastly. Terrible paintings, awful sculptures, or tacky drawings – it’s up to you. The event will wrap up with a Bad Art Show where you can vote on the worst piece of the night. The winning artist will receive a gloriously ugly trophy and bragging rights.

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

6:30pm Thu. Jan. 17

Live Radio Collection: Episode II

The Speck of Dust theater company presents another collection of short, live radio plays featuring live foley sound effects. The collection features four plays, written by local playwrights. Doors open at 6pm.

The Venue 209 Graham Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $5

Age: All Ages

6:45pm Thu. Jan. 17

Manifest Open Mic

Enjoy local open mic musicians or take the stage yourself.

Stones Throw 304 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

7-7:45pm Thu. Jan. 17

Beginner Ukulele for Adults

5, weekly 45-min classes. Covers proper technique, playing melody and chords, and basic music theory. If students don’t have an instrument, one may be rented for the duration of the course for just $15. Contact the office to verify availability.

Eau Claire Music School 1620 Ohm Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $59

Age: 21+

7-9pm Thu. Jan. 17

Amp Quiz Trivia at Monk's

Welcoming teams of any size. Prizes for the top three teams. Get a free answer online and visit the AMP Quiz Facebook page for a picture hint. Enjoy dinner/drinks with family and friends during the game.

Monk's Bar & Grill 3560 Oakwood Mall Drive, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

7-9pm Thu. Jan. 17

Live Music: Spencer Schauer

Cultivating feelings of wonder, love, sadness, and hope, Spencer Schauer brings the audience on a journey across his life experiences through spoken poetry and song.

Acoustic Cafe - Eau Claire 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

7:30pm Thu. Jan. 17

Terri Clark

Hailing from Medicine Hat, Alberta, Canada, Terri Clark got her start playing for tips at Tootsie’s Orchid Lounge, a legendary honky-tonk bar across the alley from Nashville’s historic Ryman Auditorium. Terri emerged as a distinctive voice on the country music landscape.

Pablo Center at the Confluence 120 Graham Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $37-47

7:30pm Thu. Jan. 17

Chippewa Valley Theater Guild Presents: Terms of Endearment

Focuses a light on the challenges in life and love of a mother-daughter relationship in a funny and touching story that captures the delicate bonds of families. Based on the award-winning film of the same name.

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

Cost: $25 adults; $12 youth

8pm Thu. Jan. 17

Clear Water Comedy Presents: Madison Takeover Show

As home of the club Comedy on State, Madison is considered one of the best comedy cities in the entire country. With sets by Adam McShane, Cosmo Nomikos, Charlie Kojis Esteban Touma, come see what our neighbors to the southeast have to offer.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: $5 GA| $3 with valid student ID; Free drink with purchase of ticket

Age: All Ages (18+ recommended)

Ongoing Events For 01/17/2019

karaoke/DJ, galleries, classes, etc

Play & Learn

Every Tuesday, Thursday until Dec. 20, 9:30-11:30am; Every Tuesday, Thursday, 9:30-11:30am

Events with Tickets