Events For 10/01/2019

Tue. Oct. 1

The Idea Challenge

The Idea Challenge, sponsored by Northwestern Bank, is an annual contest ran by the Eau Claire Area Economic Development Corporation that assists entrepreneurs in taking their idea and making it a reality. This is a free contest that accepts ideas in any stage of development for any new product, service, or process.

9:30-11:30am Tue. Oct. 1

Phenology Hike for Experienced Explorers

This program is targeted for our older nature lovers. This hour long hike is led by a Beaver Creek Reserve naturalist on the Reserve trails. Explorers will document the changes taking place in the Reserve’s woods.

Beaver Creek Reserve S1 County Road K, Fall Creek

Cost: Friends $3, Nonmembers $5

Age: Adults 55+

11-11:30am Tue. Oct. 1

Growing Readers Storytime

Features books, songs, movement, and interactive learning activities that build pre-reading skills in your child, followed by an optional activity/play period. Children may attend independently or with their caregivers.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: Ages 3-6

11am-1pm Tue. Oct. 1

Lunch Break Open Skating

A great way to meet new friends and get some exercise.

Hobbs Ice Arena 915 Menomonie St., Eau Claire

Cost: $4 or City Pass (1 Punch)

Age: All Ages

2-3pm Tue. Oct. 1

College and Career Navigation Sessions

Chippewa Valley Technical College is sponsoring FREE 1-hour sessions to cover topics including but not limited to College Navigation (all colleges-not just CVTC) and Career Navigation. Please call to schedule an appointment.

Menomonie Public Library 600 Wolske Bay Rd, Menomonie

Cost: Free, 1 hour sessions

Age: 16+

3-5pm Tue. Oct. 1

Transfer Center Open House

Eau Claire Transit and LHB, Inc will be conducting the first of three open houses regarding the new Transfer Center. All members of the public are invited to learn more about the project and give input on the potential facilities and features of the new Transfer Center.

Downtown Eau Claire Bus Transfer Center 402 S Farwell St., Eau Claire

5-6pm Tue. Oct. 1

Tuesday Evening Meditation Group

Group utilizes guided meditations on practices such as lovingkindness, body scan, breathwork and guided imagery. Participants may attend any session that works for them. A list of upcoming meditations may be requested.

The Healing Place 2125 Heights Drive, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: Adults

5:15-6:15pm Tue. Oct. 1

Young Artists Studio

Informative and interactive classes on all things art. Explore a variety of different mediums as you hone and develop your creative skills. These classes are sure to inspire the creative in you.

Eau Claire YMCA 700 Graham Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: Member $40, Community $56

Age: Ages 7-10

5:30-6:30pm Tue. Oct. 1

Gentle Yoga w/ Heidi Dix

An hour of breathing, movement, and relaxation. Perfect for beginners, back health, mood management, arthritis, healthy aging and more. All ages and abilities. The health benefits are profound and vital energy will feel amazing

Northwoods Therapy Associates 1200 Oakleaf Way Suite B, Altoona

Cost: $10/ class

Age: All Ages

5:45-7:30pm Tue. Oct. 1

Eau Claire Buddhist Study Group

Led by Lama Yeshe from the Hay River Buddhist Meditation Center in Ridgeland, WI. Read, study and discuss Tibetan Buddhist teachings as presented in books by various authors. Meetings begin with a brief meditation followed by a review of the assigned reading and a discussion.

Unitarian Universalist Congregation 421 S. Farwell St., Eau Claire

Cost: Free will donation

Age: All Ages

6-8pm Tue. Oct. 1

Amp Quiz Trivia at Gilligan'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.

Gilligan's 2542 8 1/4 Avenue, Chetek

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

6-8:30pm Tue. Oct. 1

Songwriter's Night Featuring Davey J

All are invited to hear original music performed by Davey J and to perform their own original songs in a comfortable and friendly environment. Collaboration is welcome and encouraged.

Caffe Tempo 2530 Golf Road, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All

6-7pm Tue. Oct. 1

Mayo Clinic Healthcare Career Exploring

Learn about a future career in the healthcare profession. Hands on learning experience takes you behind the scenes of a Nurse, Geneticist, OB, and even may get you practicing fixing broken bones when you meet with the Orthopedic surgeon to name a few! Registration is open now.

Mayo Clinic Health System Auditorium 1221 Whipple St, Eau Claire

Cost: $34 to attend all sessions

Age: Ages 14-20

6-7pm Tue. Oct. 1

dōTERRA Class: All Things On guard

Join us for an evening dedicated to helping keep you and your loved ones healthy this winter. Learn how you can incorporate these essential oils into your everyday lives to help boost your immune system. All attendees will receive a free complimentary On Guard Roller!

4 Mile Restaurant & Bar S5786 Hwy. 37, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6:30-9pm Tue. Oct. 1

Reiki Share

Come when you can, leave when you must. All those who are Reiki attuned, feel free to join for a relaxing evening of healing.

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

Cost: FREE

6:30-9:30pm Tue. Oct. 1

Stamping Card Class

An evening of card making. All you need to bring with you is your favorite adhesive. Materials are cut and ready for you to stamp. 18 different cards available to choose from. Welcoming beginner stampers.

Metropolis Resort 5150 Fairview Drive, Eau Claire

Cost: $20 for 10 cards with envelopes

Age: 16+

6:30pm Tue. Oct. 1

Country Dance Lessons

Learn country dance at the Lilydale Dance Hall & Event Center. Cash bar available. Singles & couples welcome. Couples dancing from 6:30-7pm. Line dance from 7-7:30pm. Open dance from 7:30-9:30pm.

Lilydale Dance Hall & Event Center 6346 County Highway N, Chippewa Falls

Cost: $5

Age: Adults and Ages 13+

6:30-8:30pm Tue. Oct. 1

The Human Element - Film

Environmental photographer James Balog captures the lives of everyday Americans on the front lines of climate change. With Balog's beautiful photography and captivating stories, we are inspired to reevaluate our relationship with the natural world. Sponsored by Citizens' Climate Lobby.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6:30-7:30pm Tue. Oct. 1

Adult Dance-Yoga Class

A more flowing and expressive form of yoga that connects with music. Gain conditioning and learn about Contact Improvisation, style of dance that centers its movement on a point of contact, utilizing mindfulness, momentum, gravity, and trust. Not for beginners.

Anandaworks Wellness Education Center 320 Putnam St Ste 123, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: Adult

6:30-7:30pm Tue. Oct. 1

dōTERRA Essential oils for Kids

To keep kids healthy it helps to understand what essential oils are, how they work, how and where to use them, and what to use them for.

Unity Christ Center 1808 Folsom St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All ages

7-9pm Tue. Oct. 1

Amp Quiz Trivia at the Tomahawk Room

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.

Tomahawk Room 306 N. Bridge St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

7-9pm Tue. Oct. 1

Amp Quiz Trivia at Sammy'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.

Sammy's Pizza 2812 London Rd, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

7-10pm Tue. Oct. 1

Poker Night

Play your cards right and win some free beer! The Growler Guys hosts a 10 week Texas Hold'em tournament. The winner of each week will advance to the Tournament of Champions game. Participation is given on a first come first serve basis with a 20 player max.

The Growler Guys 2832 London Road, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

7-8:30pm Tue. Oct. 1

Free Lecture: Bruno Groening Reveals a Path of Healing

Brigitte Schneider, Licensed Healing Practitioner from Germany, will give two free lectures to present the teachings of Bruno Groening. Groening taught about a natural power, available to everyone that can heal the body and soul, bring peace, happiness, and inner freedom.

Fairfield Inn and Suites Marriot 1666 Princeton Crossing, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 16+

7pm Tue. Oct. 1

“Is There News Beyond Social Media?” Panel Discussion

Oct. 1 is News Engagement Day, a nationwide event encouraging engagement with the news and promoting the principles and processes of journalism in a democratic society. This panel will discuss how social media has impacted the way news is prepared before it is presented to the public.

Grace Lutheran Church 202 W. Grand Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7:30-9pm Tue. Oct. 1

Dj Trivia at the Sandbar

General knowledge, family friendly trivia. Play as a team, or on your own. Prizes for the top 3 teams with points. Go to the website for the "Clue of the Day" and information on how to get bonus points for that day's game.

SandBar & Grill 17643 50th Avenue, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

8-10pm Tue. Oct. 1

Spooky Screenings on The Patio: Young Frankenstein

Spooky Screenings is back, this time on The Lakely’s outdoor Patio! Grab a blanket and bring your favorite people for a night under the stars, complete with nostalgic Halloween films and glowing fire pits! Treat yourself to a craft drink and some delicious locally-sourced food.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Ongoing Events For 10/01/2019

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