Events For 10/29/2019

9am-3pm Tue. Oct. 29

Halloween Blood Drive

Starve a Vampire and Donate Blood. The Chippewa Valley Home Builders Association is hosting a Halloween Blood Drive for the Red Cross. Playing Halloween movies, handing out candy and taking your blood for this great cause.

Chippewa Valley Home Builders Association Board Room 4319 Jeffers Road, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

11-11:30am Tue. Oct. 29

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. 29

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. 29

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+

3-7pm Tue. Oct. 29

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

3:30-7pm Tue. Oct. 29

Fall Open House

Discover more about the 92+ programs that CVTC offers and how you can pursue your personal career goals. It doesn't matter if you’re a high school student or if you’re returning to school, this event will benefit anyone interested in college.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

4-5pm Tue. Oct. 29

Mindfulness & Trauma

A new group for adults & youth (ages 5+) who have experienced interpersonal violence. Come & learn different ways to work through trauma with mindfulness, meditation, and light movement. Wear comfortable clothes.

Family Support Center 403 High Street, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

5-6pm Tue. Oct. 29

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. 29

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. 29

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

5:30-6:15pm Tue. Oct. 29

Youth Yoga - Session 2

This class is designed to introduce children to the basics of yoga in a fun and exciting way whether they are a first time yogi or have previous experience. Pre-register through Altoona Parks & Recreation.

River Prairie Center 1445 Front Porch Place, Altoona

Cost: $10

Age: Ages 5-8

5:45-7:30pm Tue. Oct. 29

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. 29

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+

6-7pm Tue. Oct. 29

Medicare Seminar

Free workshop to help you understand your Medicare options, plan your retirement income and optimize your social security. Presented by KeyStone Financial’s Medicare specialist, Kia Xiong-Yang.

Augusta Memorial Public Library 113 North Stone St, Augusta

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

6:15-7:15pm Tue. Oct. 29

Kitchen Basics for Teens

In this cooking class just for teens, participants will enjoy a social and fun environment in which to explore a variety of cuisine. Learn the basics any teen needs to know to find his or her way around a kitchen, but also delve into more specialized techniques.

Eau Claire YMCA 700 Graham Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: Member $40, Community $56

Age: Ages 11-16

6:15-7pm Tue. Oct. 29

Tween Yoga - Session 2

This class provides tweens an opportunity to slow down, focus, balance and gain strength and flexibility through mindful sequencing. Pre-register through Altoona Parks & Recreation

River Prairie Center 1445 Front Porch Place, Altoona

Cost: $10

Age: Ages 9-17

6:30pm Tue. Oct. 29

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+

6:30-7:30pm Tue. Oct. 29

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

6:30-9pm Tue. Oct. 29

Halloween Trivia

Test your knowledge on all things related to the Halloween holiday; movies, customs, etc. Prizes to the top teams.

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

Cost: FREE

6:30-8:30pm Tue. Oct. 29

dōTERRA Essential Oils and Wellness

Come and learn about essential oils and how to use them. Discuss lifestyle and the big picture of wellness.

Unity Christ Center 1808 Folsom St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7-9pm Tue. Oct. 29

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. 29

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. 29

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+

7pm Tue. Oct. 29

Sound and Stories: Toil & Trouble

It was a dark and stormy night...and one filled with songs and stories! Join local writers, storytellers, and musicians as they share tales of horror and hilarity. A Chippewa Valley Writers Guild production.

Pablo Center at the Confluence 120 Graham Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $5

7-8:30pm Tue. Oct. 29

Yoga for Stress Management & Resilience

This 4-week yoga program offers simple and supportive practices for those experiencing the effects of chronic stress, anxiety and related illnesses.

Northwoods Therapy Associates 1200 Oakleaf Way Ste B, Altoona

Cost: $80 (must pre-register)

Age: Adult 18+

7-8pm Tue. Oct. 29

National Eagle Center Ambassador Visit

The National Eagle Center is bringing an Ambassador for a visit to Beaver Creek Reserve. A great program about eagles, featuring one the educational eagles from the NEC. Preregistration required.

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

Cost: $5 Members, $8 Nonmembers

Age: Elementary age to adult

7:30-9pm Tue. Oct. 29

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+

7:30pm Tue. Oct. 29

Open Mic Night at The Plus

See or join established and emerging artists. Each week, a different artist will host, and lead off the evening with 20 minutes of their work. Following the performance, open mic begins. Music, comedy, sketch, live readings, poetry, acting, improv welcomed. Half price apps from 10p-midnight.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

8-10pm Tue. Oct. 29

Spooky Screenings on The Patio: Hocus Pocus

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 10/29/2019

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

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