Events For 02/11/2019

9-11:30am Mon. Feb. 11

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

10:15am Mon. Feb. 11

Lap Tots Storytime

For one and two-year-olds who are transitioning from baby to toddler. All storytimes features stories, songs, rhymes, fingerplays, music, and movement. All are welcome and no registration is required. Also includes parachute games.

LE Phillips Memorial Public Library - Youth Services Program Room 400 Eau Claire Street, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: Baby-Toddler

10:30-11:30am Mon. Feb. 11

First Friendships

Bring your newborns and tiny babies to a class to meet other parents, learn about baby development, find support and ask lots of questions.

Lily Pad Lab 2524 Golf Road S2D, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: Infants

3-5pm Mon. Feb. 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

5-6pm Mon. Feb. 11

Local Lit: Dan Lyksett

Dan Lyksett, a semi-retired journalist, spent 34-plus years as a newspaper reporter, columnist and editor an still enjoys moving words around. His short story "A long way to fall" was published in Barstow & Grand Issue #2.

The Volume One Gallery (Inside The Local Store) 205 N. Dewey St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

5-6pm Mon. Feb. 11

Tiny Scientists- Frozen Lab

A 5 week, parent/child class where you and your little one(s) can explore everything winter has to offer through art, science and literacy. It is never too early to expose your child to science and exploration.

Lily Pad Lab 2524 Golf ROad, Eau Claire

Cost: $60

Age: Ages 2-6

5-6pm Mon. Feb. 11

Local Lit: Off the Page

Readings from various local authors. Local Author, former Eau Claire poet laureate, and Professor Emeritus, Bruce Taylor, has goals to entertain and to expose an audience to a wide variety and diversity of writers from the Chippewa Valley (sometimes beyond): poets, spoken word artists, essayists, fiction writers.

The Volume One Gallery (Inside The Local Store) 205 N. Dewey St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

5:15-6pm Mon. Feb. 11

Sport Tykes ABCs

Every week has a different theme which emphasizes learning new athletic and motor skills along with following directions and learning rules to basic games. Parents may participate with children in this program, but it is not required.

YMCA Sports Center 3456 Craig Road, Eau Claire

Cost: $75members, $80 community

Age: Ages 3-4

5:45-7:15pm Mon. Feb. 11

Invention Convention

Throughout this course, participants will be presented with a variety of topics in the STEM field. They will have the opportunity to explore these topics in a hands-on way as they design and carry out their own experiments.

Eau Claire YMCA 700 Graham Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: Member $56, Community $68

Age: Ages 9-14

5:45-7:15pm Mon. Feb. 11

World of Art

In this art class, students will explore a variety of mediums such as painting, sculpting and textile arts, with the chance to work on more advanced projects. Participants will experience freedom to develop and work on more complex pieces over the span of several class periods.

Eau Claire YMCA 700 Graham Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: Member $56, Community $68

Age: Ages 9-14

6-8pm Mon. Feb. 11

Arm Knit Cowl Class

Learn to knit using only your hands - no needles required! Keep yourself cozy as we create this layered cowl, perfect for winter. People of all skill levels are welcome, no experience necessary. All materials included. Pre-registration is required. Limited seats available.

Blue Boxer Arts 416 S Barstow Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $30

Age: Ages 16+

6:05-6:50pm Mon. Feb. 11

Sport Tykes Soccer

Come join in the fun and learn skills specific to dribbling, kicking, and blocking the ball. Children will get a chance to participate with others along with learning the basic rules of the game in a group setting. (Shin guards are optional).

Eau Claire YMCA 700 Graham Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $70 members, $80 non-members

Age: Ages 4-5

6:30-8pm Mon. Feb. 11

Author Visit with Harry Boyte

Join nationally known author Harry Boyte for discussion of Awakening Democracy Through Public Work which shows how Eau Claire’s civic renewal movement opens a path forward for the nation, beyond gridlock, polarization, and a…

RCU Corporate Center 200 Riverfront Terrace, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

6:45-7:45pm Mon. Feb. 11

Deep and Shallow Water Fitness

Join Eau Claire Parks & Recreation for water fitness fun. Drop-ins for this program are welcome but admission must be paid with a City Pass. Purchase them at our Parks and Recreation Administrative Office Monday-Friday 8am-5pm. Passes are $40.

Eau Claire North High School 1801 Piedmont Rd., Eau Claire

Cost: $58 or $48 for City Residents

Age: Ages 16+

7-8pm Mon. Feb. 11

On the Way to the Melting Pot—Then and Now

True Vue recently started a Hmong History and Culture club. She worries about the same things that troubled Waldemar Ager a hundred years ago in his novel, On the Way to the Melting Pot. Consider how linguistic and cultural losses (and gains) affect everyone in the community. Co-sponsored by Waldemar Ager Association.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7pm Mon. Feb. 11

Culture Loss: Then and Now

During this program, participants will be invited to consider how linguistic and cultural losses (and gains)—then and now—affect the lives of everyone living in the community.

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

7-9pm Mon. Feb. 11

Adult Open Pickleball

A great way to exercise and meet other individuals in the community.

Delong Middle School 2000 Vine St., Eau Claire

Cost: $4 or City Pass

Age: Ages 18+

8-10pm Mon. Feb. 11

Mike Lewis Jazz Take Over

Mike Lewis (sax) with JT Bates (drums) and Jeremy Ylvisaker (guitar) are common contributors to the Oxbow Hotel LockInns and other Justin Vernon projects (Bon Iver, Big Red Machine, Come Through). This special monday jazz session will feature these Twin Cities in a unique 2 set jazz club experience.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Ongoing Events For 02/11/2019

karaoke/DJ, galleries, classes, etc