Events For 1/24/2019

9-11:30am Thu. Jan. 24

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. Jan. 24

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

9:15-10am Thu. Jan. 24

Little Language Lab

A class aimed at exposing children to a language rich environment, where they will listen to stories, sing songs, learn finger-plays, move/dance, and do age-appropriate crafts and sensory activities. This class is a mix of structured circle time and free choice stations.

Lily Pad Lab 2524 Golf Road S2D, Eau Claire

Cost: $50

Age: Ages 1-2 years

9:30-10:15am Thu. Jan. 24

Kids Make Music - Winter Course

In this 10-week class, kids and caregivers will sing, dance, and play instruments. Solo singing is encouraged to develop listening, pitch-matching, and language skills. Concepts such as high and low, soft and loud, up and down are developed through engaging games.

Eau Claire Music School 1620 Ohm Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $150

Age: Ages 2-4

10-11am Thu. Jan. 24

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. Jan. 24

Mini Makers: Open Lab

Build and create using real tools of the trade. They'll also 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. 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

10am-5pm Thu. Jan. 24

Art Exhibit, The Art of Play, Ryan Foose, Eliza Wheeler

Ryan Foose and Eliza Wheeler are both UW-Stout School of Art & Design alum. Wheeler, (North space) has written and illustrated several children’s books (Miss Maple’s Seeds). Foose, (south space) is the current Head of Brand Development for minor league baseball.

Furlong Gallery 178 Micheels Hall, UW-Stout, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10:15am Thu. Jan. 24

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

10:30-11:30am Thu. Jan. 24

ABC's for 2's and 3's

ABC’s for 2s and 3s is a fun step into exploring letters, numbers, and shapes. 2 and 3 year old children and their parents will enjoy open exploration time, songs, stories, sensory play and art.

Lily Pad Lab 2524 Golf Road S2D, Eau Claire

Cost: $50

Age: Age 2-3 years

10:30-11am Thu. Jan. 24

Preschool Story Time

This morning session of Preschool Story Time is for children ages 3-5 who are able to independently sit for a 30 minute session. Please register for story time at the library.

Altoona Public Library 1303 Lynn Ave., Altoona

Cost: FREE

Age: Ages 3-5

11am-1pm Thu. Jan. 24

Lunch n Learn

Lunch 'n Learn Meal and short program (Registration is required for meal). Topic: Local Drug Trends & Proper Storage & Disposal of Prescription Medicines. Hosted by Alliance for Substance Abuse. Meal and program sponsored by: Unity Bank, Augusta WI.

Augusta Senior and Community Center 616 West Washington St., Augusta

Cost: FREE to Seniors

Age: 60 and above

noon-3pm Thu. Jan. 24

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

3-5pm Thu. Jan. 24

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. Jan. 24

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

5-7pm Thu. Jan. 24

Art Exhibit, The Art of Play, Ryan Foose, Eliza Wheeler

Ryan Foose and Eliza Wheeler are both UW-Stout School of Art & Design alum. Wheeler, (North space) has written and illustrated several children’s books (Miss Maple’s Seeds). Foose, (south space) is the current Head of Brand Development for minor league baseball.

Furlong Gallery 178 Micheels Hall, UW-Stout, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

5:30-9pm Thu. Jan. 24

United Way Emerging Leaders Friendraiser: Up Your Cooking Game

An evening of toasted walnuts, sautéed apples, and equal amounts of butter and cheer. The United Way of the Greater Chippewa Valley's Emerging Leaders group is hosting its first ever Friendraiser - a cooking class.

The Community Table 320 Putnam St., Eau Claire

Cost: $30

6-8pm Thu. Jan. 24

Fly Tying Classes

In a series of 6 sessions master fly tier Jeff Bartynski will teach new and beginning fly tiers the skills necessary to tie flies you can use to catch fish in our area. This is a hands-on program open to all ages; all tools and materials used in the class will be provided. Register by email.

L.E. Phillips Senior Center 1616 Bellinger St., Eau Claire

Cost: $45

6-8:30pm Thu. Jan. 24

Supper Club Jazz: Jeremy Boettcher and Josh Gallagher

Join Jeremy Boettcher on bass and Josh Gallagher on piano for our ten day supper club celebration. This full-blown, two week extravaganza will be sure to ring in your New Year right.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6-6:45pm Thu. Jan. 24

Beginner Ukulele for Children

5, weekly 45-min classes. Covers proper technique, playing melody and chords, and basic music theory. If students don’t have an instrument, one may be rented for the duration of the course for just $15.

Eau Claire Music School 1620 Ohm Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $59

Age: 3rd through 7th grade

6-7:30pm Thu. Jan. 24

'Home SMART Home' Seminar

This event will explain how to transform your home with cutting-edge home technology. Home security specialists explore home security system basics as well as the many benefits of home technology.

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

Cost: $10/per person

Age: 18+

6-8pm Thu. Jan. 24

Winter After Hours 2019

There will be ice skating, snow shoeing, winter kubb, a firepit, music, and hot drinks. Snowshoe and skate rentals will be available during the special event only. The warming house and restrooms will be open and supervised. Hundreds of people enjoy this unique social gathering each season. We hope you can join in on the family fun at Pinehurst this season!

Pinehurst Park 3523 Delbert Road, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All ages

6-8pm Thu. Jan. 24

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+

6-7pm Thu. Jan. 24

Solar and Suds

Enjoy two free beers and an informative presentation about about how solar for your property works. Co-hosted by Modicum Brewing & All Energy Solar, seating is limited. An opportunity for homeowners, business owners, and anyone who’s interested to learn about the benefits of solar energy.

Modicum Brewing Company 3732 Spooner Ave Suite A, Altoona

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages, 21+ for Free Beer

6-7pm Thu. Jan. 24

Julie Seymour, Goldsmith

Julie Seymour practices granulation, a 2500 year old metalworking technique (eutectic bonding) is a specialized version of fusing where tiny spheres “granules” are attached to a sheet of 22K gold with such a delicate fillet that they appear to be simply set into place. The result is a rich yet delicate pattern of great beauty.

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

Cost: FREE

6:30-7:30pm Thu. Jan. 24

Cool, Calm & Connected

Uninterrupted playtime with your child. Learn what helps you and your child regulate. This class is designed to assist parents to form cool and calming connections with their children, while learning and practicing strategies to take home.

Lily Pad Lab 2524 Golf Road S2D, Eau Claire

Cost: $75

Age: Ages 4-7 years

6:30-7:30pm Thu. Jan. 24

Free Home Buyer Seminar

A free home buyer seminar where we will answer questions regarding the home buying process. Topics will include importance of working with a Buyer's Agent, home loan programs available, importance of a mortgage pre-approval, and buyer versus renting.

Eau Claire Realty 3420 Mall Drive, Suite 4, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6:45pm Thu. Jan. 24

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+

7-9pm Thu. Jan. 24

Converge Radio Presents Nici Peper + Justin Jay Arnold

Growing up around gospel music and a family of storytellers, Nici Peper's lyrics reflect the soul and honesty of their influences. Her music exposes a gentle heart- one that writes of love, heartbreak, and dreams. Justin Jay Arnold may have started playing guitar later in life, but he hasn’t been able to put it down since.

Xpeditions Coffee Co. & Market 1319 Main St., Bloomer

Cost: $5

Age: All Ages

7-7:45pm Thu. Jan. 24

Beginner Ukulele for Adults

5, weekly 45-min classes. Covers proper technique, playing melody and chords, and basic music theory. If students don’t have an instrument, one may be rented for the duration of the course for just $15. Contact the office to verify availability.

Eau Claire Music School 1620 Ohm Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $59

Age: 21+

7-9pm Thu. Jan. 24

Menomonie Reads Movie Screenings: "The Way Way Back"

Shy 14-year-old Duncan goes on summer vacation with his mother, her overbearing boyfriend, and her boyfriend's daughter. Having a rough time fitting in, Duncan finds an unexpected friend in Owen, manager of the Water Wizz water park.

Menomonie Public Library 600 Wolske Bay Rd, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: PG13

7-9pm Thu. Jan. 24

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. Jan. 24

Live Music: Madalyn Rose

Madalyn is an indie/pop artist from Minneapolis. She is 19 years old and has been writing and producing her own music since she was 14. She is currently working on an Entertainment Industries and Technology degree at MSU Moorhead. She hopes to fulfill her dreams of helping people and traveling by writing and touring.

Acoustic Cafe 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

7:30pm Thu. Jan. 24

Wynnona and the Big Noise

Enjoy songs from the past, present and future of Wynonna's impressive 35-year career in the RCU Theatre. Respected by the millions of fans who are drawn to her music and undeniable talent, Wynonna’s rich and commanding voice has sold over 30-million albums worldwide spanning her remarkable 33-year career.

Pablo Center at the Confluence 120 Graham Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $47-57

7:30-9pm Thu. Jan. 24

Gallery Reception: The Weight of Sweetness, by Emily Gordon

Emily Gordon's current practice is a ritualistic experience. The growth of her "Self" and how it relates to what she creates, has informed decisions made throughout the various stages of her work.

Ambient Inks 524 Water St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

8pm Thu. Jan. 24

Clear Water Comedy Presents: Ryan Kahl

Since moving to Minneapolis from his hometown of Eau Claire, WI in 2014, Ryan has become one of the youngest and most exciting voices in the Twin Cities. He has performed at comedy clubs, independent venues and festivals across the Midwest including The 10,000 Laughs Comedy Festival and Cream City Comedy Festival.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

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

Age: All Ages (18+ recommended)

Ongoing Events For 1/24/2019

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