Events For 04/11/2019

Thu. Apr. 11

Easter Bunny at Oakwood Mall

There's an egg-ceptionally wonderful Easter Bunny headed to Oakwood Mall. Take the eggs-press lane and reserve your place in line online. Bring your pets to meet the Easter Bunny for Pet Night on 4/15. Hours are 12-8pm, and 11am-6pm on Sunday. Extended hours (10am-9pm) on 4/13, 4/19 and 4/20.

Oakwood Mall 4800 Golf Rd, Eau Claire

Cost: Package details information online

9-11:30am Thu. Apr. 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

9am-5pm Thu. Apr. 11

Art at the County Court House

The Eau Claire County Court House features art from various local artists on all the floors including the ground floor.

Eau Claire County Court House 721 Oxford Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

9:30-11am Thu. Apr. 11

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 Thu. Apr. 11

Kids Make Music - Spring Course

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 weeks)

Age: Ages 2-4

10-11am Thu. Apr. 11

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. Apr. 11

Mini Makers: Open Lab

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, and then you get to take your masterpiece home with you. 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

12:30-2:30pm Thu. Apr. 11

Powerful Tools for Caregivers of Children with Special Needs

A six week workshop that teaches strategies for taking better care of yourself while you are caring for a child- of any age- with special health or behavioral needs.

Community Services Building of Dunn County 3001 Hwy 12/29 E,, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: 18+

2:30-3pm Thu. Apr. 11

Pop Up Science: Rainbow Film

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 rainbow film.

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

3-5pm Thu. Apr. 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

3:30-4pm Thu. Apr. 11

Planetarium Show: Sky Stories

Gather at the inflatable Planetarium for an outta this world show. 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

4-4:30pm Thu. Apr. 11

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

4-9pm Thu. Apr. 11

The 715 After Work Party

The original, biggest after work party is back for it's third year. Featuring Pat McCurdy, Brian Bethke, Revival Records, local food & drink sampling from 20+ local businesses.

The Lismore 333 Gibson Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $15 at the door, $10 in advance

Age: 21+

4-7pm Thu. Apr. 11

Breakthrough Pre-Show and Fundraiser

An evening of giving back and saying "Thank You" to local heroes with a spaghetti feed for the Chippewa Falls Fire & Emergency Services with proceeds going to raise money for new equipment.

Micon Cinemas Chippewa Falls 475 Chippewa Mall Dr., Chippewa Falls

Cost: $5 Child, $7 Adult

Age: All Ages

4-4:30pm Thu. Apr. 11

Planetarium Show: Sky Stories

Gather at the inflatable Planetarium for an outta this world show. 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

5:30-9:30pm Thu. Apr. 11

6th Annual Great Futures Dinner

A fun-filled evening of delicious food, silent auction, raffles, artology, speakers & most importantly, the opportunity to get to know members of the local chapter of the Boys and Girls Club. Proceeds benefiting the Chippewa Falls Boys and Girls Club.

Lake Wissota Golf & Events 16108 97th Ave,, Chippewa Falls

Cost: $60 Individual or $400 for table of 6

Age: All Ages

6-8pm Thu. Apr. 11

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+

6-7:30pm Thu. Apr. 11

Spa Night at MMFC

Enjoy a clay mask and mini steam facial in this informative, hands-on class. With nearly 20 yrs of experience in natural health and supplements Robb Doser is interested in helping consumers look beyond marketing to understand the true health implications of supplementation.

Menomonie Market Food Co-op 814 Main St. East, Menomonie

Cost: $15

Age: All Ages

6:30-7pm Thu. Apr. 11

PJ Story Night

Recommended for families with children ages 2-7. Children may come dressed in their PJs with a favorite stuffy. No sign up required. Meets the 2nd Thursdays of the month.

Altoona Public Library 1303 Lynn Ave., Altoona

Cost: FREE

Age: ages 2-7

6:30-7:30pm Thu. Apr. 11

HER Happy Hour

A monthly meet-up for women in business to connect + collaborate at the least stuffy networking event out there. No commitment or obligation to attend - just come as you are. This month our host venue is Menomonie staple, The Duke & Dagger, where Sifia Jevne and Andrew Mercil have teamed up to create a unique british pub + eatery.

The Duke and Dagger 120 6th Avenue West, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

6:45pm Thu. Apr. 11

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+

7-8pm Thu. Apr. 11

Book Discussion: “Monsters in the Hallway”

Join local author Captain Jim Kosmo for discussion of his award-winning book “Monsters in the Hallway.” Kosmo is a national award-winning journalist and author, a U.S. Coast Guard-licensed Mississippi riverboat pilot, and former partner of Padelford Riverboat Company in St. Paul, Minnesota. Books will be available for purchase.

Fall Creek Public Library 122 E Lincoln Ave, Fall Creek

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7-9pm Thu. Apr. 11

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+

7-8:30pm Thu. Apr. 11

Wisconsin ArtsWest 40 Reception & Awards

Wisconsin ArtsWest 40, a major juried exhibit for regional artists, opens at the L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library in Eau Claire. You are invited to attend the special anniversary artists reception on the library’s mezzanine. Awards will be presented at 7:30 p.m.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7-9pm Thu. Apr. 11

Live Music: The Fawn & the Flame

An indie duo from Minneapolis that consists of two singer/songwriters, Jonathan Benson & Carey Keavy. Jonathan & Carey come together to create a smooth blend of blues, folk and pop rock in an acoustic duo which channels bands like The Civil Wars, and The Head and the Heart.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7:30-10pm Thu. Apr. 11

Everly Brothers Experience

Since 2016, brothers Zachary and Dylan Zmed along with their partner and drummer Burleigh Drummond, have celebrated the pivotal music and history of The Everly Brothers legacy with enthusiastic crowds all across the US and over seas in prestigious venues.

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

Cost: $25

Age: All Ages

7:30pm Thu. Apr. 11

Stout Theatre Presents Picasso at the Lapin Agile

Set in a Paris bar in 1904 Picasso and Einstein have a chance encounter and the comedy takes off from there, Add in a variety of quirky patrons, including time traveler from the future who wears blue suede shoes and you won't "be lonesome tonight." Written by the comic genius of Steve Martin.

Harvey Hall Theatre 3rd Street East, UW-Stout, Menomonie

Cost: $15

7:30pm Thu. Apr. 11

Aaron Diehl Trio

Pianist Aaron Diehl is one of the country’s most sought after jazz virtuosos, consistently playing with what the New York Times describes as “melodic precision, harmonic erudition, and elegant restraint.”

Pablo Center at the Confluence 120 Graham Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $25

8pm Thu. Apr. 11

Clear Water Comedy Presents: Megan Stalter

Megan Stalter is a writer and comedian based in Chicago. She runs Hoo Ha comedy, Freakfest, and is also a cast member at the Lincoln Lodge. Megan's performance at Sketchfest 2017 was called, "original and surprising, ...Megan Stalter may have the most compelling stage presence in Illinois".

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: $5 GA | $3 with student ID

Age: All Ages (18+ recommended)

8pm Thu. Apr. 11

Clear Water Comedy Presents: Jodie Maruska

Jodie Maruska grew up in Minnesota, but using the restroom at Cabella’s is as close to camping as she gets. She can be seen regularly at Rick Bronson’s House of Comedy and the Comedy Corner Underground.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

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

Age: All Ages (18+ recommended)

8pm Thu. Apr. 11

Yam Haus with Graveyard Club

Yam Haus is a pop-rock whose debut album, ‘Stargazer’, had over 600,000 streams and 100,000 listeners on Spotify, all followed up with a sold-out release show at Amsterdam Bar & Hall last summer. Yam Haus also was included in First Avenue’s ‘Best New Bands of 2018’ show.

UW-Stout Memorial Student Center, The Terrace 302 10th Ave. E, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

8:30-11pm Thu. Apr. 11

Vinyl Nights: Big Tall Jake

Enjoy a selection of vinyls that will be spun throughout the night. Enjoy craft cocktails and regional beers/wines, and the 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 04/11/2019

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