Events For 03/21/2019

Thu. Mar. 21

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

9-11:30am Thu. Mar. 21

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. Mar. 21

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

9:30-11am Thu. Mar. 21

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

9:45-10:30am Thu. Mar. 21

The Hillcrest Hike

An easy and scenic hike along Otter Creek where you will follow the gravel trail of the old Hillcrest Golf Course. Dogs are welcome.

Fairway Park Parking Lot Whistling Straits Drive, Altoona

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10-11am Thu. Mar. 21

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. 21

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

10:15am Thu. Mar. 21

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

11am-noon Thu. Mar. 21

Who Was? Game Show

Find out how many of the famous folks from the popular chapter book series you know while playing a goofy game show.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: School age

11am-5pm Thu. Mar. 21

Thrift Sale & Bake Sale Fundraiser

All thrift sale proceeds go to RARAS (Readily Available to Provide Employee Recognition, Appreciation & Support). Bake sale proceeds go to Dove Health Care's "Dove's Nest" memory care program. Pulled pork lunch available for purchase starting at 11am.

Dove Healthcare West - Community Room 1405 Truax Blvd, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

noon-3pm Thu. Mar. 21

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

1-2pm Thu. Mar. 21

Dementia 101

More than five million Americans are living with Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia. This presentation will provide an overview of dementia and most importantly, resources and options in the community.

Marshfield Medical Center - Hospital, Conference Room MMC-EC 2310 Craig Road, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: Adults

3-5pm Thu. Mar. 21

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. Mar. 21

Planetarium Show: Great Planet Adventures

An exciting journey through space colonies on planets, moons and asteroids! Visitors will explore the many constellations in our night sky. Shows start promptly at listed times, with room for only 25 guests. Sign-up sheets will be posted outside the Failsafe Lab 30 minutes prior to the start of the show.

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

4-7pm Thu. Mar. 21

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

4-4:30pm Thu. Mar. 21

New Twinkle Baby's learn to dance

Young dancers develop (get up get moving be active) song and dance and more. Structured lessons following - direction - team work - confidence - body muscles plus the introduction to the world of dance.

Jean Marie's School of Dance 31 West Spring Street, Chippewa Falls

Cost: $36/month

Age: 3-4 years and up

4:30-5:30pm Thu. Mar. 21

Planetarium Show: Great Planet Adventures

An exciting journey through space colonies on planets, moons and asteroids! Visitors will explore the many constellations in our night sky. Shows start promptly at listed times, with room for only 25 guests. Sign-up sheets will be posted outside the Failsafe Lab 30 minutes prior to the start of the show.

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

5:30-7:30pm Thu. Mar. 21

Special Kids Nights

For children with special needs, visiting the Museum can prove difficult on a typical day. This event offers families a safe and soothing environment where the Museum is closed to the public, giving kids with special needs a special night. Snacks included, with themed sensory activities and extra staff support.

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

Cost: FREE

5:30-6pm Thu. Mar. 21

Pop Up Science: Memory Metal

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 experimenting with memory metal.

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

6-8pm Thu. Mar. 21

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+

6-9pm Thu. Mar. 21

Listen: Rachel Hanson (of The Last Revel) and Greg Gilbertson

Eat, drink and socialize from 6-7 and then adjourn to the quiet, cozy listening area, where the music will begin at 7pm. There will be an intermission between sets, giving guests additional time for socializing and refreshment.

Forage 930 Galloway St., Building 13, Suite 212, Eau Claire

Cost: $10

6-8:30pm Thu. Mar. 21

Earth Angels, with Judy Meinen

Discover the traits, appearances, and abilities of incarnated angels, and identify which type you are. Prepaid registration preferred.

Soulstice Wellness Center 1316 Fairfax Street #103 & #104, Eau Claire

Cost: $35

Age: All Ages

6-7pm Thu. Mar. 21

Writers Read: Open Mic

In honor of Lawrence Felinghetti’s 100th birthday this March, “Writers Read” is celebrating Beat. Bring your favorite Beat poem to read in 5 minutes, or read your own Beat-style poem or very short prose. Sign-up starts at 5:30. Listeners welcome.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6-7:30pm Thu. Mar. 21

Wandering Spirits: Tattersall Distilling

An evening in celebration of Tattersall Distillery from Minneapolis. Welcoming Patrick Orlopp from Tattersall as he gives us a little from-a-distance tour of the distillery and an introduction to who they are and what motivates them to do what they do. Take a tasting from their impressive portfolio.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: $20

Age: 21+

6:15-7:15pm Thu. Mar. 21

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. 21

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

6:30-7:30pm Thu. Mar. 21

Teen Dabble Mug Mania

Transfer your photos, drawings, or other images onto a mug to create your new favorite hot beverage container. Bring your own digital photos or select from provided images. All materials provided, while supplies last. Space is limited, so save your spot today.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: Grades 6-12

7-9pm Thu. Mar. 21

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+

7-8pm Thu. Mar. 21

Chippewa Valley Toastmasters

Toastmasters is a non-profit educational organization that teaches public speaking and leadership skills in a supportive environment. Guests are always welcome, membership available.

Mayo Health Clinic - Luther Hospital, Room 11103 1221 Whipple St, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE for 1st time guests

Age: 16+

7-9pm Thu. Mar. 21

Mabel Laughs: GODFREY

Growing up in Chicago, he constantly got in trouble for misbehaving and being an all-around class clown. Along with his own one-hour special on Comedy Central, Godfrey recently starred in the FX pilot "Bronx Warrants," adding to his onscreen credits which include ZOOLANDER, "30 Rock," and a recurring role on "Louie."

Mabel Tainter Center for the Arts 205 Main St. E, Menomonie

Cost: $25 student, $30 GA

Age: All Ages

7pm Thu. Mar. 21

Live Music: The Reitz and Wells Duo

After many years of teaching together we decided to get together and do more of what we love best - making music. We like to think of ourselves as, Reitz and Wells - the 60's sing the 70's. Their repertoire includes Carole King, the Carpenters, the Beatles, James Taylor, Sonny and Cher, and more.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7-10pm Thu. Mar. 21

Live Music: Cap'n Seabeard

Shed some winter blues with local troubadour, Cap’n Seabeard, an original folk and country-blues songwriter. With a wide range of influences, his songs are a reply to the current state of the world and its residents Hannah Lee is an acoustic-folk singer songwriting from the Midwest.

Zymurgy Brewing 624 Main Street. E, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

7-9pm Thu. Mar. 21

Book Release & Reading - Walk the Walk, Camp the Camp, Bird the Bird with Steve Betchkal

Steve Betchkal is a proud environmentalist, an ornithologist, and an Eau Claire-based author. In his 30 years as a professional journalist he produced 11,000 TV stories, and is the only journalist in Chippewa Valley history to win five Emmys and an Edward R. Murrow Award. Steve will read a short excerpt from his new book.

Dotters Books 1602 Hogeboom Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE - Books will be for sale

7-9pm Thu. Mar. 21

Nervous Energy: Gallery Reception for Jeremiah Kremer

Nervous Energy is a collection of illustrative, narrative prints from Jeremiah Kremer - a local artist/printmaker and studio art graduate from UW-Stout.

Ambient Inks 524 Water St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

7:30pm Thu. Mar. 21

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

7:30pm Thu. Mar. 21

University Symphony Orchestra

Conducted by Nobu Yasuda, the University Symphony Orchestra will perform Dmitri Shostakovich's Symphony No. 7, "Leningrad." Symphony No. 7 is an hour and a half and is widely regarded as an orchestral masterpiece.

Pablo Center at the Confluence 120 Graham Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $3.50 students; $7 GA

Age: All Ages

8pm Thu. Mar. 21

Clear Water Comedy Presents: Arish Singh

The comedy of Arish Singh, with its unique fusion of absurdist humor and political commentary, has been praised by many and described by many others as “yeah, not my thing.” Singh has opened for national acts like Hasan Minhaj, Tim Heidecker, and W. Kamau Bell.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: $5 GA, $3 with student ID

Age: All Ages (18+ recommended)

8:30-11pm Thu. Mar. 21

Vinyl Nights: Big Tall Jake

Enjoy a selection of vinyls that will be spun throughout the night. Enjoy craft cocktails and regional beers/wines. Order from the 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

Ongoing Events For 03/21/2019

karaoke/DJ, galleries, classes, etc

Play & Learn

Every Tuesday, Thursday until Dec. 20, 9:30-11:30am; Every Tuesday, Thursday until Dec. 19, 9:30-11:30am

Events with Tickets