Events For 03/20/2019

Wed. Mar. 20

The Pen Project Multi-Media Exhibit

Paintings, drawings, poetry and testimonies submitted to The Pen Project magazine will be on display during this month-long exhibit, showcasing the talent that lives inside America's correctional system.

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

Cost: FREE

9am Wed. Mar. 20

One Million Cups

An event for local entrepreneurs to meet and present their startups to the thriving peer network of founders in Eau Claire. The coffee is encouraged.

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

9:30-11am Wed. Mar. 20

Weekly Bird Banding

Beaver Creek Reserve Bird Banders have been banding birds for 20+ years. Visit with the Bird Banders during their weekly banding sessions. Watch and learn how and why they band birds. Learn about bird identification, how birds are caught and banded, and meet some birds up close.

Wise Nature Center, Beaver Creek Reserve S1 Cty Rd. K, Fall Creek

Cost: FREE

9:30-10:15am Wed. Mar. 20

Mommy and Me Yoga - Session 4

This class focuses on you, your child and what they want to do. Some classes will be different than others, but they will always be relaxing, fun and full of laughter.

River Prairie Center 1445 Front Porch Place, Altoona

Cost: $25/session

Age: 6 months-4 years old and parent

10-11am Wed. Mar. 20

Baby & Me

A group for first time parents and their babies. There will be topics & resources each week as well as time to connect with other parents.

River Source Family Center 403 High Street, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: Ages 0-11 months

10:15-10:45am Wed. Mar. 20

On My Own

At this playgroup, children attend on their own and learn to play by themselves and with others.

Menomonie Public Library 600 Wolske Bay Rd, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: Ages 3-5

10:30-11am Wed. Mar. 20

Super Small Science: Dry Paper Towel

Introduce your preschool scientist to exciting hands-on and age-appropriate experiments. This week's activity is discovering how a paper towel can stay dry while in water.

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: Preschool Age

11am-1pm Wed. Mar. 20

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

11-11:30am Wed. Mar. 20

Get Up & Go: Kiddo Yoga

Designed to keep your kiddos moving, these fun and physical games teach teamwork and skills that can carry home to your own living room This week's activity is kiddo yoga with a certified children's yoga instructor from Wright Way Yoga.

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

1:30-2:30pm Wed. Mar. 20

Author Visit and Creative Workshop

Local author and artist Jeannie Roberts will share from her new children's book, Rhyme the Roost, followed by time to create your own art.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: Family

2-3pm Wed. Mar. 20

Chair Yoga with BaredFeet, Co.

BaredFeet hosts this chair yoga class. The class is directed toward seniors and beginners, but fulfilling for anyone.

First Presbyterian Church 2112 Rudolph Rd., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: Adults

5-7pm Wed. Mar. 20

Artists Reception: Fabulous Florals & Fine Art

Delight your senses and celebrate the coming Spring at this highly anticipated annual event. Area florists create stunning arrangements interpreting works of fine art; a botanical fantasia the whole family can enjoy. Hurry, as the exhibit will last only as long as the flowers!

Pablo Center at the Confluence 120 Graham Avenue, Eau Claire

5:30-7pm Wed. Mar. 20

Free Youth Soccer Clinics - Eau Claire United Soccer Club

Eau Claire United is having free indoor open play time/clinics for all of those young soccer fanatics out there at Lakeshore Elementary. Interested players Aged 5 and 6 can join from 5:30-6:10, and players aged 7 and 8 can join from 6:15-7:00.

Lakeshore Elementary School 711 Lake Street, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: Ages 5-8

5:30-6:30pm Wed. Mar. 20

Up Your Marketing Game in 2019: "50 Tips You Can Use Today!"

Learn how to help your small business grow using social media, seasonal marketing, loyalty programs, promotions, and more! Presented by The Western Dairyland Business Center.

Augusta Memorial Public Library 113 North Stone St, Augusta

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

5:45-6:30pm Wed. Mar. 20

Sport Tykes Basketball

Encourage your child to learn the basic skills specific to dribbling, passing, and shooting within the sport of basketball. There will be an emphasis on teamwork, good sportsmanship, and having a positive attitude.

Eau Claire Indoor Sports Center 3456 Craig Road, Eau Claire

Cost: $75 members; $80 community

Age: Ages 4-5

6-8:30pm Wed. Mar. 20

Family to Family Education Program

A 12-session educational program for family, significant others and friends of people living with mental illness. An evidenced-based program. Research shows that the program significantly improves the coping and problem-solving abilities of the people closest to an individual living with a mental health condition.

Location details in Eau Claire provided with approved registration.

Cost: FREE; Call to register

Age: Adults

6-7:45pm Wed. Mar. 20

Destination Yoga: Visit Eau Claire (at Pablo)

Destination Yoga heads to Visit Eau Claire in the Pablo Center at the Confluence. A 45 minute, all levels Vinyasa Flow class followed by complementary beer, wine, and bloody mary sampling. Bring your own mat. Registration is required to join. Space is limited.

Visit Eau Claire (Pablo Center) 128 Graham Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $12 for members ($15 for non-members)

Age: 16+

6-8pm Wed. Mar. 20

Mobcraft Tasting Event

Henry the founder of Mobcraft will be at the Growler Guys to answer any questions. Swag giveaways every 30 min.

The Growler Guys 2832 London Road, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

6-9pm Wed. Mar. 20

Lakely Loves: Mexican Cuisine

Edgar Ortiz-Rodriguez, who has been in The Lakely kitchen since its opening night, is originally from Mazatlan, in the Mexican state of Sinaloa. For this six-course dinner, he will be drawing heavily from the cuisine of his childhood, creating a menu that features stellar versions of the dishes of the northern Pacific Mexican coast, along with personal favorites from his familia.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: $60

6:30-9pm Wed. Mar. 20

Family Open Swim and Gym

Stay active this Fall and winter at Family Open Swim and Gym. Equipment will be provided for the open gyms. Appropriate indoor shoes are required in the gym. Children 2 and under are FREE.

South Middle School 2115 Mitscher Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $4 or City Pass

Age: All Ages

6:30-8:30pm Wed. Mar. 20

Amp Quiz Trivia at Back 40 Dining & Cocktails

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.

Back 40 Dining & Cocktails 19037 State Hwy 40, Bloomer

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

6:30-8:30pm Wed. Mar. 20

The Paint Shack

A social artist will walk you through creating this fun painting and you can choose your own colors. The group will be ordering food and drink during this event. $35 for a 16x20 canvas.

DAV Foxhole Bar and Banquent Center E4710 Cty BB, Menomonie

Cost: $35

6:30-8:30pm Wed. Mar. 20

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

6:30-8:32pm Wed. Mar. 20

Finance + Tax Small Business Workshop - Presented by Red Letter Grant

An opportunity for new + aspiring business owners to learn more of the nitty gritty of financing their first venture(s) and sailing through tax season. RCU business lender, Karlee Wallin and, Ramone’s Ice Cream co-owner, Kayla Midthun will walk you through developing a budget, tax planning, costs of hiring employees, and more.

Red's Mercantile 224 N Dewey St., Eau Claire

Cost: $20

Age: 17+

6:30-9pm Wed. Mar. 20

White Pine Open Mic

White Pine is a quarterly Open Mic showcasing writers, poets, and musicians in a friendly, welcoming atmosphere. Sign up for a 10 minute set. Listeners welcome.

Simply Dunn E4606 County Rd. C, Downsville

Cost: $2 donation suggested

Age: Adults

6:35-7:20pm Wed. Mar. 20

Sport Tykes Sampler

Children are welcome to enjoy a variety of sports by learning a new and exciting one each week. Along with having fun together, there will be a strong emphasis on learning to take turns and follow directions. Includes basketball, volleyball, t-ball, soccer, kickball, football, and track.

Eau Claire Indoor Sports Center 3456 Craig Road, Eau Claire

Cost: $70 members; $80 non-members

Age: Ages 4-5

6:45-7:45pm Wed. Mar. 20

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+

7pm Wed. Mar. 20

Poker Night at Big T's

4 weeks to qualify then BIG tournament with lots of extra prizes & cash to be won. One free beverage weekly for all players. Test your skills.

Big T's 2007 3rd St, Eau Claire

Cost: $25 buy in; 12 week format

7-9pm Wed. Mar. 20

Writers Anonymous

Bring your own ideas or browse writing prompts. Settle in and join the quiet writing at SHIFT's back tables 7-8:30 pm. Feel free to socialize in the front area or at the bar. Wherever you sit, join the group debriefing at the back tables 8:30-9.

SHIFT Cyclery & Coffee Bar 615 Graham Avenue, Eau Claire

7-9pm Wed. Mar. 20

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+

7-9pm Wed. Mar. 20

Adult Open Basketball

Eau Claire Parks & Recreation hosts adult open basketball.

South Middle School 2115 Mitscher Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $4 or City Pass

Age: Ages 18+

7-9pm Wed. Mar. 20

Amp Quiz Trivia at Wayside Bar and Grill

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.

Wayside Bar & Grill 18091 County Highway X, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

7-9pm Wed. Mar. 20

Amp Quiz Trivia at Ray's Place

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.

Ray’s Place 838 Water St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

7pm Wed. Mar. 20

Ask a Scientist: Genetic Testing

Direct-to-consumer genetic testing is very popular, the most popular tests use genetic variations to make predictions about health, provide information about common traits, and offer clues about a person's ancestry. But the results of these tests may not be as clear-cut as many people assume.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7-9pm Wed. Mar. 20

Spring Equinox Music Event

This event features the music of Peter Phippen, Tiit Raid, and Victoria Shoemaker.

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

7:30-9:45pm Wed. Mar. 20

Waltz Dance Lessons

Waltz will be taught in this beginning and intermediate series on Wed nights. All dancers are welcome to attend. There will be a practice dance after the lesson. Casual attire.

Eau Claire Moose Lodge 3606 Curvue Rd, Eau Claire

Cost: $12 per person, per lesson, $8 per person Moose members & students

7:30pm Wed. Mar. 20

UWEC Theater: Almost Maine

The UWEC Players organization presents Almost Maine, a play by John Cariani. The play comprises of nine short plays that explore love and loss in a remote, mythical almost-town called Almost, Maine.

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

Cost: $6

Ongoing Events For 03/20/2019

karaoke/DJ, galleries, classes, etc

Adult Open Hockey

Every Wednesday until Mar. 27, 8:45-10:15pm; Every Sunday until Mar. 31, 8:45-10:15pm

Adult Open Broomball

Every Sunday until Mar. 31, 8:45-10:15pm; Every Wednesday until Apr. 24, 8:45-10:15pm

Events with Tickets

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