Thu. Nov. 16

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

8am-noon Thu. Nov. 16

Excel Advanced

In this in-depth, engaging approach to advanced training you will dive into LOOKUP functions and data functions to guide your decisions with confidence.

CVTC Business Education Center, Room 27 620 West Clairemont Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $89

Age: Adults

8:30am-4pm Thu. Nov. 16

Supervisory Management: Maximizing Performance

Every organization gets things done through people. Effectively influencing employees to achieve maximum productivity and performance is the hallmark of effective leaders. It’s a skill that is built over time, often based on trial and error. That trial and error can be minimized, though, through the insights and perspectives of industry experts—and management colleagues.

Holiday Inn South 4751 Owen Ayres Court, Eau Claire

Cost: $600

10am-3pm Thu. Nov. 16

Ladies Oasis Tea Party

Head to the Ladies Oasis Tea Party at Green Oasis Garden & Gift Boutique. A day of tea, fudge sampling, and shopping. Fresh scones and quiche. There will be a class on loose leaf tea at 11am and 1pm. 

Green Oasis Gardens 1403 122nd Street, Chippewa Falls

5-7pm Thu. Nov. 16

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. 16

“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

6-9pm Thu. Nov. 16

Start a Business: Step One

Starting a business can be a scary process, with a lot of things to consider. Fortunately, local resources are available to help. Anyone thinking of starting a business, or just interested in learning more, is encouraged to attend “Start a Business: Step One,”

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

Cost: FREE

6pm Thu. Nov. 16

Of Verse and Valor: The American War Experience through Poetry and Prose

Author and Professor B.J. Hollars, in association with the Chippewa Valley Writers Guild, will explore poetry and prose associated with conflict during this special open mic event. The event will feature poetry from the World War I era and invite others, including veterans and their families, to share poetry and prose of personal significance.

VFW Club 1300 Starr Ave, Eau Claire

6-7pm Thu. Nov. 16

Treatment Foster Care Informational Sessions

Do you have what it takes to be a Kid Hero in your community? (No superpowers required) Become a Treatment Foster Parent. To learn more join us for an informational session at Children's Hospital of Wisconsin's Community Services office.

2004 Highland Avenue, Suite M, Eau Claire

6-7pm Thu. Nov. 16

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. 16

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

6:30-7:30pm Thu. Nov. 16

Free First Time Home Buyer Seminar

Join the Chippewa Valley Real Estate team for a First Time Home Buyer Seminar. From top to bottom we will cover what it takes financially, and mentally to go through the entire process. Learn how to receive a $1,000 closing cost credit.

Chippewa Valley Real Estate 1825 Brackett Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 18+

7-8pm Thu. Nov. 16

Chippewa Valley Toastmasters Meeting

The Toastmasters are a mixed group of people who exercise public speaking skills through both prepared and impromptu speeches at every meeting. The mission of a Toastmaster club is to provide a mutually supportive and positive learning environment in which every member has the opportunity to develop communication and leadership skills.

Mayo Health Clinic - Luther Hospital, Room 11103 1221 Whipple St, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE for Guests

Age: 18+

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