9:30-11am Wed. Apr. 17

Weekly Bird Banding

Beaver Creek Reserve Bird Banders have been banding birds for 20+ years. Visit with the Bird Banders during their weekly banding sessions. Watch and learn how and why they band birds. Learn about bird identification, how birds are caught and banded, and meet some birds up close.

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

Cost: FREE

12:30-5pm Wed. Apr. 17

Cultivating Racial Awareness for Transracial Families

Adopting, fostering and/or caregiving transracially requires caregivers to have sustained and healthy discussions about race and culture. The workshop, led by Angela Tucker (a nationally-recognized thought leader on transracial adoption) includes facilitated discussions about privilege, implicit bias, and micro-aggressions.

Sleep Inn & Suites Conference Center 5872 33rd Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $30-50

Age: Adults only

7pm Wed. Apr. 17

SOAD Speaker Series: Lana Bachynski

The final guest in the SOAD Speaker Series, Lana Bachynski is a Senior Animator at Blizzard Entertainment, where she has worked on several titles including Starcraft II and Heroes of the Storm.

Applied Arts 321, UW-Stout 415 13th Ave E, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7-9pm Wed. Apr. 17

Ask a Scientist: Curling

This presentation will discuss the fundamental science of why a curling stone curls, why people are frantically sweeping the ice during a game, and touch on some of the hotly debated theories about the physics of curling

Acoustic Cafe - Eau Claire 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages