Thu. Nov. 9

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

8:30am-3:30pm Thu. Nov. 9

Adobe InDesign

Adobe InDesign allows you to design high-quality print and digital publications such as newsletters and online interactive documents.

CVTC Applied Technology Center, Room 204A

Cost: $119

Age: Adults

8:30am-4pm Thu. Nov. 9

Supervisory Management: Employee Evaluation and Performance Management

Are your employee performance evaluations effective for you, your employees, and your business? The process of performance management is just that — a process. This course will help you incorporate performance management into an ongoing process, which can lead to increased engagement, productivity, and loyalty.

Holiday Inn South 4751 Owen Ayres Court, Eau Claire

Cost: $600

10am-7pm Thu. Nov. 9

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

11:45am-1pm Thu. Nov. 9

Leading With Power Lunch & Speaker

Leading With Power Building up men to be better husbands, fathers, leaders at work and leaders in the community. Speaker is Andy Eckert, CEO Imperial Plastics ,Inc.

Eagle's Club 2588 Hallie Rd, Chippewa Falls

Cost: Free for 1st time attendees (Otherwise $10)

Age: 18+ Men

1-3pm Thu. Nov. 9

Max Your Mind

Restore the joy we felt before "life happened". Laughter, gratitude and relationships, are some tools you will use.

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

Cost: $40 members /$60 non-members

Age: Seniors

1:30-3:30pm Thu. Nov. 9

Beginning Watercolors II

Beginning Watercolor II is a continuation of Beginning Watercolor with Judy Proett. Pre-requisite is to have taken Beginning Watercolor. Request supply list from Senior Center office.

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

Cost: $20 members / $30 non-members

Age: Seniors

5-7pm Thu. Nov. 9

Language Exchange: Habla en la Cabra

Practice your second language with us, English or Spanish. We sip coffee and help each other practice conversational English and Spanish. Bring the family, all levels and ages are welcome. Brought to you by El Centro de Conexión de Chippewa Valley.

The Goat Coffee House 336 Water St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

5pm Thu. Nov. 9

“Spruce” Up your Porch Pot Workshop

Learn how to create unique containers for this Christmas season. Bring in your own containers and design your own porch pot during the class. Let us help you transform your porch pots for this season.

Down To Earth Garden Center 6025 Arndt Ln., Eau Claire

Cost: Cost: Build your own; only pay for what you take home

5:30-9:30pm Thu. Nov. 9

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+

6-8pm Thu. Nov. 9

Fall Knit Beanie Class

If you know how to knit and purl, but want to take your beginner skills to the next level, this class may be for you. Materials need: 16" circular needles, size US 15. This is a 2 part class.

Blue Boxer Arts 416 S Barstow Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $30

Age: ages 14+

6-8pm Thu. Nov. 9

Connecting with your Consumers & Middle Agriculture with Lucie Amundsen

Dunn County Farmers Union in partnership with Just Local Food and Menomonie Market Food Cooperatives presents Lucie B. Amundsen of Locally Laid Egg Company. Learn how she grew her business on social media and continues to connect with her consumers on a personal level, and more about economics of middle agriculture.

Menomonie Market Food Co-op 814 Main St. East, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6-8pm Thu. Nov. 9

Abstract Flower Paintings with Fluid Acrylics

Learn to create abstract flower paintings with fluid acrylics This is a fun way to create colorful designs and the best part about it is that anyone can do it. Create a fabulous piece of artwork. You’ll love the abstract designs that you can create.

Arts, Etc. 930 Galloway Street, Banbury Place Building 13, Suite 27, Eau Claire

Cost: $30 (materials provided)

Age: All Ages

6-7pm Thu. Nov. 9

Beginning Line Dance

Learn basic line dancing steps, get some exercise and have some fun all at the same time.

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

Cost: $16 members / $24 non-members

Age: Seniors

6:30-9pm Thu. Nov. 9

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

7-9pm Thu. Nov. 9

Fly Tying Speaker

Master fly tier Bob Haase of Eldorado, Wis. will present a program on fly tying at the November meeting of the Wisconsin Clear Waters Chapter of Trout Unlimited. Haase has been tying flies for 65 years and recently published “Bob’s Fly Tying Tips & Techniques”. The public is invited and fly tiers are invited to bring a vise and tie along with Bob.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7-8pm Thu. Nov. 9

Crafting Program: No-Sew Farmer’s Market Tote

This tote folds into a tiny bundle when you head to the market, just unroll it. You don’t have to worry about the bag getting dirty because it's machine washable. Bring your own t-shirt to make into a bag if you would like, or use a provided one.

Altoona Public Library 1303 Lynn Ave., Altoona

Cost: FREE

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