Wed. Nov. 8

WWI and America: Exploring the Great War’s Impact on the Chippewa Valley

This year marks the centennial of U.S. entry into WWI. In the shadow of other 19th century conflicts, our memory of this war is fading. Explore the impact of “the war to end all wars” on the Chippewa Valley. A series of four programs will explore different aspects of this conflict and its impact on our community.

Various Eau Claire Locations

Cost: All events are FREE

10am-7pm Wed. Nov. 8

Veterans Day Card Making

Come to Picture This to make a thank you card for a local veteran to show your appreciation for their service.

Picture This 6021 Arndt Rd., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

12:10-12:50pm Wed. Nov. 8

Faculty Forum: Climate Change and Childhood Obesity

"Conducting Student/Faculty Research in Economics Using Interdisciplinary Student Teams and International/Community Partners: The Case of Climate Change and Childhood Obesity," presented by Dr. Eric Jamelske, Professor of Economics at UW-Eau Claire.

Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning UWEC Old Library, 105 Garfield Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

2pm Wed. Nov. 8

DIY Dabble at the Library

The DIY dabble crafting series now hosts two sessions per class, an afternoon and evening class. Make a napkin holder in September, dryer balls in October, a book safe in November, and a note holder in December.

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

Cost: FREE

5:30-9:30pm Wed. Nov. 8

Lifeguard Training

Learn the skills to recognize, prevent, and respond to aquatic emergencies. The course certifications include Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED for Professional Rescuer (valid 2 years).

Eau Claire YMCA 700 Graham Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: Member: $185, Community: $225

Age: Ages 16+

6-9pm Wed. Nov. 8

UWEC's Tunnel of Oppression

Join the Peer Diversity Educators in an interactive workshop focusing on oppression and injustice on campus.

Towers Hall Commons 642 University Drive, Eau Claire

6pm Wed. Nov. 8

College Goal Wisconsin

Receive free on-site assistance completing your FAFSA. The FAFSA is the form students need to complete each year to be considered for grants and loans to help pay for college. Check the provided website for a list of what materials to bring to the event.

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

6:30-8:30pm Wed. Nov. 8

The Kingdom of God and The American Dream

Listen to guest speaker,author, and activist Mark Van Steenwyk for a lecture, followed by a Q&A. "Christianity has been twisted in this nation to legitimize conquest, subjugation, and oppression. What many call the Gospel is actually an imperial myth.” An open discussion on how we view our Christianity and nationalism in the 21st Century. Child Care Provided-Free.

Shalom Church 502 S. Farwell St, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 18+

6:30-9pm Wed. Nov. 8

Paint at Cheers Pablo

Head to Cheers Pablo for one of many painting events, or a DIY sign class. No painting experience necessary, just come ready to have fun. More information about available classes online.

Cheers Pablo 2839 Mall Drive, Suite 3A, Eau Claire

Cost: $35 per person, $25 for Kids Under 12

Age: All Ages

7pm Wed. Nov. 8

DIY Dabble at the Library

The DIY dabble crafting series now hosts two sessions per class, an afternoon and evening class. Make a napkin holder in September, dryer balls in October, a book safe in November, and a note holder in December.

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

Cost: FREE

7:30pm Wed. Nov. 8

UWEC Forum Series - Bay Buchanan: "The Issues Politicians Are Afraid to Talk About"

With her trademark candor and the wisdom of a seasoned campaign strategist, Bay Buchanan offers advice on how our country needs "real leaders to say unpopular things" and asserts that the schema of leadership should be "speaking what you believe, no matter the direction you take."

UWEC Schofield Auditorium 105 Garfield Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: $8 GA, $6 UW System Faculty/Staff OR Age 62 & Over; $4 UW System Student OR Age 17 & Under; $2 student advance tickets

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