Saturday, Mar. 3rd, 2018

noon-7pm Sat. Mar. 3

Equine Lessons

Red Tail is offering riding lessons for beginners. More information on Red Tails Lesson Community on Facebook.

Red Tail Arabians, LLC N6093 84-th St, Elk Mound

Cost: $30 for the trial lesson

Age: Ages 5+

noon-2pm Sat. Mar. 3

Sushi Stage 2

This class will include 15 minutes of fish education: how to purchase it, what you’re ordering when you go out to eat, and the different fish in rolls; along with how to cook sushi rice and purchase sushi ingredients. Explore hands-on, cooked and raw applications in making rolls, and there will be plenty of rolls to taste.

Forage 930 Galloway St., Building 13, Suite 212, Eau Claire

Cost: $45

6:30-8:30pm Sat. Mar. 3

The Paint Shack

A talented social artist will walk you through step by step how to recreate the featured painting. Paint on canvas, wood, bags, glasses, and more.

The Paint Shack 2524 Golf Road Suite 2c, Eau Claire

Cost: $10-$40 depending on the specific class

Age: All Ages

Sunday, Mar. 4th, 2018

9-10am Sun. Mar. 4

Clay Bowl Workshop

Create a one-of-a-kind dish for jewelry, keepsakes or keys in our clay bowl workshop. You'll create two take-home miniature clay bowls. Experiment with gold + silver luster paints, gold foil + stamping with natural resources like leaves + more.

Red's Mercantile 224 N Dewey St., Eau Claire

Cost: $30

Age: All Ages

noon-7pm Sun. Mar. 4

Equine Lessons

Red Tail is offering riding lessons for beginners. More information on Red Tails Lesson Community on Facebook.

Red Tail Arabians, LLC N6093 84-th St, Elk Mound

Cost: $30 for the trial lesson

Age: Ages 5+

1-4pm Sun. Mar. 4

The Paint Shack

A talented social artist will walk you through step by step how to recreate the featured painting. Paint on canvas, wood, bags, glasses, and more.

The Paint Shack 2524 Golf Road Suite 2c, Eau Claire

Cost: $10-$40 depending on the specific class

Age: All Ages

Monday, Mar. 5th, 2018

8am-5pm Mon. Mar. 5

Lymphedema Management

This is a one day course on Lymphedema Management. Edema presents many challenges and frustrations to the medical practitioner and the patient. This course will help participants recognize lymphedema as well as understand the rationale and the essential therapies needed to treat it successfully.

The Florian Gardens 2340 Lorch Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: $359

6-9pm Mon. Mar. 5

Cyber Security Gathering - ECInfoSec

An exciting Eau Claire Meetup dedicated to Cyber Security, Hacking, and all things Information Security. Security Engineer Matt Miller will be presenting on "How the Internet Works and Security Pitfalls To Watch Out For". Mingling starts at 6 PM. Presentation at 6:30 PM. $5 Pizza Buffet.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6:30-8pm Mon. Mar. 5

Beginning Sign Language 1

Did you know sign language is the third most widely used non-English language in the U.S.? Whether you have little or no experience in sign language, knowing the basics can be an invaluable skill. This program is a great place to start. You will learn the fundamentals of conversation, letters of the alphabet, and gain insight into Deaf Culture and hard of hearing community.

UW Eau Claire Campus 105 Garfield Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $99

Age: 16+

6:30-9pm Mon. Mar. 5

Eau Claire County Sheriff's Office Citizen Academy

Designed to familiarize participants with various aspects of local law enforcement, such as administrative procedures, various police procedures, as well as guiding principles of law and conduct, which govern the delivery of police services.

Eau Claire County Law Enforcement Center 721 Oxford Ave #1400, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 18+

6:30-8:30pm Mon. Mar. 5

La Leche League of Eau Claire Meeting

Peer support to lactating parents and any parent who wants to feed their baby human milk. Typical meeting includes informal topical discussion led by a leader, as well as lots of time for sharing questions or concerns and encouraging one another. Children and support people are welcome.

Family Resource Center for Eau Claire County 4800 Golf Rd., Suite 450, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6:30-8:30pm Mon. Mar. 5

The Paint Shack

A talented social artist will walk you through step by step how to recreate the featured painting. Paint on canvas, wood, bags, glasses, and more.

The Paint Shack 2524 Golf Road Suite 2c, Eau Claire

Cost: $10-$40 depending on the specific class

Age: All Ages

7-9pm Mon. Mar. 5

Confident Birth 8 Week Natural Birth Class

This 8 week natural childbirth class series is a great fit for any expectant couple due this spring. Former Bradley Method Instructors, Amanda and Tim Gunderson, teach an in-depth and interactive childbirth course covering topics such as prenatal nutrition & exercise, stages of labor & positions, and more.

Register for address, Altoona

Tuesday, Mar. 6th, 2018

10am-2pm Tue. Mar. 6

Rug Hooking Guild

The Tree City Guild Rug Hook Crafters meet weekly on Tuesdays at the Chippewa Valley Museum. Rug hook crafters use a cutter to prepare strips of material, mainly wool, which are then hooked to monk's cloth set on a frame. The Tree City Guild welcomes new members.

Chippewa Valley Museum 1204 E. Half Moon Dr., Eau Claire

noon-7pm Tue. Mar. 6

Equine Lessons

Red Tail is offering riding lessons for beginners. More information on Red Tails Lesson Community on Facebook.

Red Tail Arabians, LLC N6093 84-th St, Elk Mound

Cost: $30 for the trial lesson

Age: Ages 5+

1-3pm Tue. Mar. 6

Dunn Dulcimers

All ages, all skill levels, and all string instruments welcome.

Christ Lutheran Church 1306 Wilcox St., Menomonie

3:30-5:30pm Tue. Mar. 6

Literacy Chippewa Valley Open Learning

Any adult interested in pursuing a specific literacy goal, be it obtaining their GED, increasing their reading comprehension, or improving their math or computer skils, is welcome to attend. After the initial intake and assessment, Literacy Volunteers staff work with students on their educational goals.

Chippewa Falls Public Library 105 W Central St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

6-7:30pm Tue. Mar. 6

Indie Publishing From A to Z

This class is designed to help demystify the entire publishing process. You will learn the ins and outs of indie publishing, and as a result, will have the knowledge to successfully indie publish your own book. At the end, even if you choose to go through a traditional publisher, knowing what your options are will make you a more savvy author.

UW-Eau Claire Campus, Centennial Hall 1698 Park Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: $125

6-7pm Tue. Mar. 6

Dollars and Sense: A Financial Literacy Series

Classes will focus on important planning topics and provide tips for people of all ages and income levels. February 6: Final Affairs, March 6: Preparing for Retirement, April 3: Legacy Planning, May 1: Moving On, Alone

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6-7:30pm Tue. Mar. 6

Free Home Buyer Seminar

Brings together under one roof the experts you need when buying a home so you feel comfortable and confident about the home buying process. Your opportunity to learn about the importance of working with a buyer's agent, available home loan programs, the importance of a mortgage pre-approval, and buying vs. renting.

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

Cost: FREE

6:30-8:30pm Tue. Mar. 6

The Paint Shack

A talented social artist will walk you through step by step how to recreate the featured painting. Paint on canvas, wood, bags, glasses, and more.

The Paint Shack 2524 Golf Road Suite 2c, Eau Claire

Cost: $10-$40 depending on the specific class

Age: All Ages

7-9pm Tue. Mar. 6

Chippewa Valley Community Chorus - Spring Concert Rehearsals

The Chippewa Valley Community Chorus, under the direction of Cathy Reitz, will rehearse on Tuesdays. The concert dates are Saturday March 10 at 7pm and Sunday March 11 at 2pm. Join if you enjoy singing with a choir and performing (no memorization required).

The Heyde Center for the Arts 3 South High St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: $25 Membership Fee

7-8pm Tue. Mar. 6

Basic Finance

Learn the basics of smart money management from managing daily expenses to creating a basic budget. Presented by the Co-op Credit Union, refreshments will be available.

Fall Creek Public Library 122 E Lincoln Ave, Fall Creek

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7:30pm Tue. Mar. 6

UWEC Forum Series: Anya Kamenetz - Generation of Debt

In her 2006 book "Generation Debt", Anya Kamenetz chronicaled the plight of young Americans held down by low wages, high taxes, huge student loans, and sky high housing prices. Kamenetz engages audiences with insightful perspective on the evolution of learning, education standards and reforms, and how to apply it all to advance one's purpose.

UWEC Schofield Auditorium 105 Garfield Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: $8 General Public; $6 UW System Faculty/Staff • Age 62 & Over; $4 UW System Student • Age 17 & Under; Student tickets are $2 until the day of the event

Wednesday, Mar. 7th, 2018

noon-1pm Wed. Mar. 7

Facebook Pixel Class

A Facebook Pixel is a FREE piece of code that allows businesses to capture and segment each person who visits their website – and market directly to them! Class participants will learn how to access and effectively implement a Facebook Pixel to enhance any business marketing strategy.

Western Dairyland 418 Wisconsin St., Eau Claire

Cost: $20

12:10-12:50pm Wed. Mar. 7

Giving Voice to Our Values: Increasing Confidence in Confronting Unethical Behavior

While GVV has been adopted by over 1,000 institutions (colleges, universities and businesses), very little empirical research has been conducted as to its efficacy. This presentation will provide an overview of the findings of Dr. Miller’s sabbatical project surrounding the efficacy of GVV.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

4-5pm Wed. Mar. 7

Savvy Seniors Series

As part of The Classic’s ongoing Savvy Seniors Series program, Kate Beaton, a current member of the Eau Claire City Council will present “Getting Involved in Your Community” on Wednesday, March 7 from 3:45 to 5 p.m. Ms.…

The Classic at Hillcrest Greens 2455 Sawgrass Place, Altoona

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6-7pm Wed. Mar. 7

Succulent Planter Workshop

Create your very own succulent garden with the help of our dear friend Amy Schmitz. She will teach you how to arrange and care for your cute little succulents and you'll walk away with a garden you can call your own. Enjoy free coffee during the workshop.

Tangled Up in Hue 505 S. Barstow St., Suite B, Eau Claire

Cost: $20

Age: All Ages

6-7pm Wed. Mar. 7

Introduction to Electric Guitar

Ready to explore the electric guitar but not sure how to start? Tim Coughlin will cover everything you need to know -- from gear to tone to technique. He’ll introduce to different styles of playing and how to achieve the sound you are looking for. Need an instrument? Save $40 on a starter package at Pedals Music when you register.

Eau Claire Music School 1620 Ohm Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $99 ($39 for ECMS students) for 4, 60-minute classes

Age: 12+

6:30-8:30pm Wed. Mar. 7

The Paint Shack

A talented social artist will walk you through step by step how to recreate the featured painting. Paint on canvas, wood, bags, glasses, and more.

The Paint Shack 2524 Golf Road Suite 2c, Eau Claire

Cost: $10-$40 depending on the specific class

Age: All Ages

7pm Wed. Mar. 7

Groundwater/Surface Water: Facts & Risks

Kevin Masarik of UW-Extension will share his knowledge and concerns about groundwater and surface water. He specializes in the impacts of agricultural land use and related water quality for rural residents, as well as other groundwater quality concerns such as natural contaminants.

Unitarian Hall 421 S Farwell St, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

7:30-9:45pm Wed. Mar. 7

Waltz Dance Lessons

Waltz will be taught in this beginning and intermediate series on Wed nights. All dancers are welcome to attend. There will be a practice dance after the lesson. Casual attire.

Eau Claire Moose Lodge 3606 Curvue Rd, Eau Claire

Cost: $12 per person, $8 Moose members and students with id

Thursday, Mar. 8th, 2018

8:30am-4:15pm Thu. Mar. 8

2018 Red Cedar Watershed Conference

Join fellow citizens in the Red Cedar area to develop a vision and action plan to restore and maintain a healthy water system for the future. An opportunity to bring best practices and innovative ideas to the forefront.

UW-Stout Memorial Student Center 221 10th Avenue E., Menomonie

Cost: Register Today. Early Registration through March 1: $35 per person

9:30am Thu. Mar. 8

MOMS Club of the Eau Claire Area

Are you an at-home mom? Come to the monthly planning meeting for MOMS Club Eau Claire-North. Learn about how MOMS Club helps at-home moms socialize, make friends, plan activities, go on field trips, and share in the joys of being an at-home mom.

Contact for location information

Cost: FREE

9:30-11am Thu. Mar. 8

Stand in the Light Choir Rehearsals

People in the early to mid stages of memory loss, their care partners, and singing volunteers come together to share their love of music.

Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd 1120 Cedar St., Eau Claire

Age: Adults

noon-7pm Thu. Mar. 8

Equine Lessons

Red Tail is offering riding lessons for beginners. More information on Red Tails Lesson Community on Facebook.

Red Tail Arabians, LLC N6093 84-th St, Elk Mound

Cost: $30 for the trial lesson

Age: Ages 5+

4pm Thu. Mar. 8

Solar Seminar

Learn how a solar electric system works, the process of how to install and how you will benefit from one. Let's form a group buy with interested residence throughout the Chippewa Valley Community. If we all go solar together we will save money and our environment! Hosted by Next Energy Solution, Inc.

The Volume One Gallery Located inside the Local Store at the Volume One World Headquarters, 205 N. Dewey St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

5-7pm Thu. Mar. 8

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

5:30-7:30pm Thu. Mar. 8

Parent Cafe'

Enjoy an evening out with your family, sharing a family-style meal and parenting discussion facilitated by River Source Family Center Parent Educators. Tonight's theme is "Movin' & Groovin' Together" and we will discuss ideas on how to create an active lifestyle for you and your family.

River Source Family Center 403 High Street, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: Birth to age 5

6-7pm Thu. Mar. 8

Estate Planning Basics for Everyone

Learn why getting your legal affairs in order and estate planning are key in this introductory class. All ages, partnerships, and lifestyles welcome. Instructor: Attorney Jennifer Heinz.

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

Cost: FREE (Registration required)

Age: All Ages

6:30-8:30pm Thu. Mar. 8

The Paint Shack

A talented social artist will walk you through step by step how to recreate the featured painting. Paint on canvas, wood, bags, glasses, and more.

The Paint Shack 2524 Golf Road Suite 2c, Eau Claire

Cost: $10-$40 depending on the specific class

Age: All Ages

Friday, Mar. 9th, 2018

4-5:30pm Fri. Mar. 9

The Road Less Traveled: Medicine, Gender, and the NFL

Sonia Ruef , Assistant Athletic Trainer with the Pittsburgh Steelers will lead a dicussion about her experiences working in the National Football League and how the gender barrier is changing in professional sports.

University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire, Centennial Hall, Room 1614 105 Garfield Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

5-9pm Fri. Mar. 9

The Paint Shack

A talented social artist will walk you through step by step how to recreate the featured painting. Paint on canvas, wood, bags, glasses, and more.

The Paint Shack 2524 Golf Road Suite 2c, Eau Claire

Cost: $10-$40 depending on the specific class

Age: All Ages

7:30-9:30pm Fri. Mar. 9

Eau Claire International Folk Dancers

A weekly recreational international dance group where you dance the dances of many lands. Come and join us whenever you like. No partners necessary. Wear comfortable clothes and soft-soled, non-marking clean shoes. First Fridays of the month are specialized for beginners.

YMCA Fitness Center 206 Emery St., Eau Claire

Cost: Usually $2/night; more if live music

Saturday, Mar. 10th, 2018

9am-3pm Sat. Mar. 10

Beautiful Freedom Women's Conference

Sparking Hope Women’s Ministry is presenting, Beautiful Freedom Women’s Conference featuring Dee Brestin, the author of “He Calls You Beautiful” and “Idol Lies”. Music performed by local artist, Olivia Kliegle.

Paradise Shores 26364 CTH M, Holcombe

Cost: $30 early bird price until 2/10; $40 thereafter

Age: All Ages

9am-noon Sat. Mar. 10

Understanding Fundamental Business Financial Statements

Learn how to prepare and interpret the three primary financial statements that will enable you to make informed decisions in managing and growing your small business: a profit and loss statement, a cash flow statement and a balance sheet.

Western Dairyland 418 Wisconsin St., Eau Claire

Cost: $29

10am Sat. Mar. 10

Baskets and Brunch at Down to Earth

Enjoy a delicious breakfast brunch served by our Five & Two Cafe staff then plant your Spring hanging baskets. Start with baby plants in your hanging basket and the Down to Earth crew will care for them until pick up time in May.

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

Cost: $60

10-11am Sat. Mar. 10

Natural Stress Management

Practice new techniques to reduce stress including: Mindfulness, Psych-K, and herbal remedies. Take home a list of tips and recipes to help you remember what to do when your brain goes into stress mode. Instructor: Jayne Wolff

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

Cost: FREE (Registration required)

Age: All Ages

11am-noon Sat. Mar. 10

Learn to Knit Socks

Instructor Cindi Moist will lead intermediate to experienced knitters through a pair of socks using the magic loop technique. This is a three part-class.

Blue Boxer Arts 416 S Barstow Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $25 (3 part class; materials NOT included)

Age: adults only

noon-1pm Sat. Mar. 10

Wrapped Up!

Chef John Bender's introductory class to wrapped Asian cuisine will feature different takes on lettuce wraps inspired by Thai, Cambodian, and Vietnamese flavors with modern American interpretations and classic techniques. Make a crispy duck wrap, coconut curry chicken wrap, and vegetarian wrap.

Forage 930 Galloway St., Building 13, Suite 212, Eau Claire

Cost: $45