Events For 04/25/2019

9-11:30am Thu. Apr. 25

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

9-10:30am Thu. Apr. 25

Ojibwa Golf Course Ladies League Meeting

This organizational meeting will kick of the golfing season for the Ojibwa Ladies League which plays every Thursday morning from May through September. The league welcomes new and former members.

Ojibwa Golf & Bowl 8140 136th St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: 18+

9:30-11am Thu. Apr. 25

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

10-11am Thu. Apr. 25

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. 25

Indianhead Chapter of The American Sewing Guild

Rope Bowls and Baskets, ASG member will demonstrate how to turn clothesline into baskets. Bring machine and clothesline.

Trinity Lutheran Church 1314 E. Lexington Blvd., Eau Claire

10am-noon Thu. Apr. 25

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. 25

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. 25

Pop Up Science: Orbiting Objects

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 orbiting objects.

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. 25

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. Apr. 25

CVTC West Campus Open House

Experience hands-on programs, learn about CVTC's program degree and short-term options, check out simulators, chat with experienced program instructors, learn about academic services, and attend breakout sessions to learn more about the application process.

CVTC West Campus, Energy Education Center 4000 Campus Road, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

4-4:30pm Thu. Apr. 25

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

4:30-7:30pm Thu. Apr. 25

Knights of Columbus Annual Smelt Feed

The Chippewa Falls Knights of Columbus will be holding our annual all you can eat Smelt Feed, open to the public. Serving a delicious meal of deep fried smelt, coleslaw, baked beans and Deacon Dan Rider's bread with refreshments

Knights of Columbus 236 Pumphouse Road, Chippewa Falls

Cost: $12

5-7pm Thu. Apr. 25

No Small Matter Film Screening

High quality early education isn’t just powerful — it’s possible. With new brain scanning technology and rigorous inquiry, scientists understand more about children’s brains than ever before. Discussion afterward by Debra Lawrence, Ph.D., a trauma-informed expert.

UW-Stout Memorial Student Center 221 10th Avenue E., Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

5-8:30pm Thu. Apr. 25

The Friends of the Menomonie Public Library Spring Book Sale

Find thousands of books for sale in more than 40 categories. In addition, there will be a variety of music, movies, audiobooks, and more. Members-only presale on Thursday before the sale. Open to the Public beginning Friday at 10:00 am. All proceeds from the sale go directly to programming at the Menomonie Public Library

Menomonie Public Library 600 Wolske Bay Rd, Menomonie

Cost: Items cost vary

Age: All Ages

5-7pm Thu. Apr. 25

Artist Reception: UW-Stout Best of Design Show

This bi-annual juried student exhibition will feature work from over 30 students across all programs in the Department of Design. In the south space will be the Student Artist-in-Residence installation, featuring works by Emily Gordon and Melissa Lackey. The reception with refreshments, will be for both exhibits. Awards at 5:45

Furlong Gallery 178 Micheels Hall, UW-Stout, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

5pm Thu. Apr. 25

Panel: Implied Consent and OWI-Related Blood Draws

Panelists will discuss Mitchell v. Wisconsin, in which the U.S. Supreme Court will consider a Wisconsin law authorizing warrantless blood draws from unconscious drivers suspected of OWI.

UWEC, Hibbard Hall Room 102 105 Garfield Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

5:15-7:30pm Thu. Apr. 25

Eau Claire Healthy Communities Annual Celebration

An event for community members to celebrate the strides towards improving the health of Eau Claire County. Learn about the Eau Claire Healthy Communities coalition, get involved, celebrate the county's successes, and learn about community-identified health priority: substance abuse prevention.

Chippewa Valley Technical College (Business Education Center Room 103A/B) 620 W. Clairemont Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

5:30-8:30pm Thu. Apr. 25

Off the Mat: Yamas and Niyamas

The Yamas & Niyamas are viewed as the foundation for living your yoga and encompass the first and second of the eight limbs of yoga. When living your yoga through the Yamas (restraints) and Niyamas (observances), we can take ownership of our joy and find fulfillment.

Latitude 44 Yoga Studio 313 E. Madison St., Eau Claire

Cost: $25 (Discount for members); $12 required reading book

Age: 16+

6-8pm Thu. Apr. 25

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+

6-10pm Thu. Apr. 25

Kick Off To Jazz Fest: New Orleans Inspired Dinner

Aa New Orleans Night of fun and a delicious dinner inspired by New Orleans cuisine prepared by the amazing Chef Michelle at Forage Kitchens. Live music from Liscio Jazz Group. Come in your roaring 20s attire and enjoy a fantastic evening. Menu will be available online. Dinner from 6-8pm, music from 7-10pm.

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

Cost: Advance tickets only

6-9pm Thu. Apr. 25

Master Cooking Class, with Executive Chef Wamsley

An evening of illumination, learning & pure fun. If you haven't experienced a Master Class, it's a must. Each includes instruction, themed class food courses & two glasses of wine per person chosen from a procured list to match theme. Leave with tips & tricks from the Master.

Johnny's Italian Steakhouse 4751 Owen Ayres Court, Eau Claire

Cost: $75 (non-refundable, but transferable)

6-8pm Thu. Apr. 25

Art demonstration with Holli Jacobson

Artist, Holli Jacobson will demonstrate her abstract painting technique with acrylics applied into wet sizing on canvas. Watch several stages of the process from the idea to a completed piece.

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

6-8pm Thu. Apr. 25

BINGO with Eau Claire ConnECtions

Play BINGO for a chance to win awesome prizes from the vendors. The Eau Claire Connection's Fan Group is hosting a bingo night. There will be a lot of prizes so please bring your friends and share in the fun. 18+ to play. Drinks and food available for purchase.

Wild Ridge & Mill Run Golf Course Wild Ridge: 3647 Kane Road // Mill Run: 3905 Kane Road, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 18+

6:30pm Thu. Apr. 25

Stand in the Light Memory Choir Concert: Finding Your Place

This concert features people in early to mid stages of memory loss, their care partners, and singing volunteers who come together to share their love of music.

Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd 1120 Cedar St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7-9pm Thu. Apr. 25

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+

7-9pm Thu. Apr. 25

Live Music: Emily Watkins

A guitarist and vocalist who plays with many different jazz and funk groups in the area, such as the Chippewa Valley Jazz Orchestra and Cathy Reitz and 7Swing.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7-8pm Thu. Apr. 25

Text & Image — Poemeo/Poem Video by Heid E. Erdrich

Heid's poetry is beautiful and complex. She will show brief poetry videos, called “poemeos.” The sounds and images weave in and out in a kind of dance that includes her Native heritage, her love of nature and a fair amount of social criticism, some of it subtle and ironic, other times straight-forward.

Woodland Theater, Davies Center UWEC 105 Garfield Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE, No Ticket Required

Age: All Ages

7:30pm Thu. Apr. 25

An Evening with Chris Botti

Since the release of his 2004 critically acclaimed CD When I Fall In Love, Chris Botti has become the largest-selling American instrumental artists. His success has led to four #1 jazz albums, as well as multiple Gold, Platinum and Grammy Awards.

Pablo Center at the Confluence 120 Graham Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $45

8pm Thu. Apr. 25

Clear Water Comedy Presents: Ali Sultan

Ali Sultan is the first professional Yemeni American comedian to be featured on Television after Kevin Hart hand picked him to perform on Comedy Central’s Hart of The City. In 2018 he filmed two specials- one for Wanda Sykes’ Epix’s Unprotected Sets, and then in Dubai where he filmed the first half hour specials for Comedy Central Arabia.

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. Apr. 25

UWEC Jazz Fest: Vinyl Battle of Jazz Classics

Witness a battle between two DJs as they fight to find the greatest jazz classic of all time. In addition to enjoying craft cocktails and regional beers/wines, order from the popular late-night menu featuring the Scandinavian Koldtbord.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Ongoing Events For 04/25/2019

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