Events For 03/14/2019

9-11:30am Thu. Mar. 14

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

10-11am Thu. Mar. 14

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. Mar. 14

Mini Maker: Open Lab

Once a week, let your fingers do the talking. Build and create using real tools of the trade. They'll provide all of the string, beads, cardboard, wood, tape, etc. to create the project of your dreams; then 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

10am-6pm Thu. Mar. 14

Artists Series Presents The Mystical Arts of Tibet

The monks of the Drepung Loseling Monastery will visit UW-Eau Claire from March 11-15 for an artist residency that includes creating a sand mandala, lectures on Tibetan culture, traditions and beliefs, and a sacred music and dance performance. Opening and closing ceremonies at 1pm on Monday and Friday respectively.

Davies Center, UW-Eau Claire UW-Eau Claire, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

10:15am Thu. Mar. 14

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

noon-6pm Thu. Mar. 14

River Prairie Apothecary Walk-in Hours

In-person, 1-on-1 herbal education with Master Herbalist, Kerri Kiernan. Chat with a professional herbalist to learn more about using herbs for your health.

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

Cost: $15 for 15 minutes of consulation

noon-3pm Thu. Mar. 14

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. Mar. 14

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. Mar. 14

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. Mar. 14

Painting & Popcorn

Calling all pint-sized Picassos! 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 the creative energy. Register online today.

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

Cost: $5 per child with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

5:30-6pm Thu. Mar. 14

Pop Up Science: Ice Orbs

Museum Playologists have several different fun and interactive science kits to break out with kids and explore all things STEAM-related! This week's activity is learning more about ice orbs.

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

5:30-7pm Thu. Mar. 14

Poetry & Pi(e) with Dasha Kelly Hamilton

Dasha is a poet, writer, artist, and founder of Stillwaters Collective, an arts outreach and community-building initiative. Also celebrate the power of poetry and math with pies from Randy’s Family Restaurant and coffee from SHIFT Cyclery & Coffee Bar.

Pablo Center at the Confluence 120 Graham Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $8 for Wisconsin Academy members and $10 for non-members

6-9pm Thu. Mar. 14

Ladies Night Out

Includes canvas painting of your choice, led by Craving Canvas (100+ designs to choose from), a flight of house wines, and cupcake decorating.

29 Pines Hotel and Convention Center 5872 33rd Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $63.40

6:15-7:15pm Thu. Mar. 14

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 $56, Community $68

Age: Ages 7-10

6:30pm Thu. Mar. 14

Meet the Candidates Forums

Learn more about the candidates and have the chance to meet them yourself. Eau Claire City Council President on 3/7, Eau Claire School District Board 3/14, Eau Claire City Council At-Large District on 3/21.

Chippewa Valley Technical College 620 W. Clairemont Avenue, Eau Claire

6:30-8:30pm Thu. Mar. 14

The Paint Shack

Have fun painting on canvas, wood, bags, glasses and more. Made easy and fun as a trained instructor walks the class through the process. Check the website for more information on scheduled events and classes.

The Paint Shack 2524 Golf Road Suite 2c, Eau Claire

Cost: $10-40

Age: All Ages

6:30-8:30pm Thu. Mar. 14

Trivia: Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader?

Remember that cool show you used to watch just to see how smart you were? Rumor has it John Cena will be hosting a revival on Nickelodeon this year. Flow with a wave of nostalgia and come on down to answer some classic questions at this month’s trivia.

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

Cost: FREE

7-9pm Thu. Mar. 14

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+

7pm Thu. Mar. 14

Live Music: Mars Jazz

Mars is a classic vocal jazz band mimicking the styles of Ella Fitzgerald and Frank Sinatra. They are composed of Adam and Alyssa Thoms (We're Wolves), Corey Glanville (Solidarity), Ben Peterson (Orenda Fugue), and Rich Morgan (CVJO).

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7-9pm Thu. Mar. 14

'Insights on Art' with Dick Milheiser

Dick is a retired art teacher who works in pottery. He will facilitate a discussion of art, what it means, what it can do, and why it's important. Explore the general topic of art - a real learning experience. This is 2-part.

200 Main - Art and Wine 200 Main St., Eau Claire

Cost: $5

Age: Ages 15 and up

7:30-9pm Thu. Mar. 14

NOTA March Open Read

The second open read of the semester. An open mic will be available for anyone to share their poetry and creative works. Music will be featured by the band Asparagus.

The Cabin UWEC Davies Center, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

7:30pm Thu. Mar. 14

CVTG Presents: Caught in the Net

Bigamist John Smith is trying to keep his two families both happy and unaware of each other. His daughter from one family and son from the other have met on the internet and are anxious to meet in person. Keeping them apart makes for an outrageously funny comedy.

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

Cost: Adults/Seniors $25, Youth/Students $12

7:30-9:30pm Thu. Mar. 14

UWEC Theatre Performance: "House of Blue Leaves"

Artie Shaugnessy is a songwriter with visions of glory. Toiling by day as a zookeeper, he suffers in seedy lounges by night, plying his wares at piano bars in Queens, New York. Then arrives Artie’s old school chum, now a successful Hollywood producer, Billy Einhorn, with starlet girlfriend in tow, who holds the key to Artie’s dreams of getting out of Queens and away from the life he so despises.

Pablo Center at the Confluence 120 Graham Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $22 for adults, $16 for students

Age: All Ages

8pm Thu. Mar. 14

Clear Water Comedy Presents Nate Craig

Internationally touring headliner, Nate plays "Phil" in the hit Netflix series "Maniac" and was a cast member on TruTV's "World's Dumbest". Recently featured on Season two of Comedy Central's "Roast Battle" and AXS Gotham Comedy Live. Nate has appearances on Comedy Central's Tosh.0 and "Mash-up".

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

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

Age: All Ages (18+ recommended)

8:30-11pm Thu. Mar. 14

Vinyl Nights: JTron

Enjoy a selection of vinyls that will be spun throughout the night, craft cocktails and regional beers/wines. The popular late-night menu features the Scandinavian Koldtbord, a 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

Ongoing Events For 03/14/2019

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