Tuesday, Oct. 2nd, 2018

6:30-8pm Tue. Oct. 2

Childhood Mental Health Forum

Provide an opportunity to learn about the mental health needs of children in the Chippewa Valley, services available to children and some barriers to receiving this care.

First Congregational UCC 310 Broadway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6:30-9pm Tue. Oct. 2

Labor Trafficking Panel

Learn more about what it means to shop ethically and be an informed consumer and join this conversation with Fierce Freedom. The evening features 3 panelists: Jenny Almquist, Aaron Brice, and Emile Schaut. The evening also includes refreshments, and special deals on fair trade swag.

Ambient Inks 524 Water St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7-9pm Tue. Oct. 2

Acting — Stepping on Stage

Bring out the actor in you Going outside your comfort zone or embracing something new can be a bit scary, but most of the time it’s worth it because you end up learning about yourself.Whether you are returning to the stage after a long intermission or have never stepped foot on stage, this acting class is for you.

Pablo Center at the Confluence 120 Graham Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: Early Registration Fee $109.00, Standard Fee $129.00

Wednesday, Oct. 3rd, 2018

1-3pm Wed. Oct. 3

Transformational Leadership

Creating several strong leaders throughout an organization can lead to a positive, successful work environment and reduce employee turnover. Learn tactics on how you can improve your leadership skills and motivate others to do the same.

UW Eau Claire Campus 105 Garfield Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $40

Age: 18+

1-3pm Wed. Oct. 3

Knot Just Knitting - Crafting Group

Crafters are invited to bring their latest project and enjoy an afternoon of crafting and conversation with fellow artists. Meet new people, create new items, and even learn a thing or two. Quilt, knit, scrapbook, crochet, and more.

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

4-5pm Wed. Oct. 3

Savvy Seniors Series

As part of The Classic’s ongoing Savvy Seniors Series program, Cindy Bednar, R.N. at Mayo Clinic Home Health & Hospice will present “What’s the Difference Between Palliative & Hospice Care?”.

The Classic at Hillcrest Greens 2455 Sawgrass Pl, Altoona

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

5:30-7:30pm Wed. Oct. 3

HSHS 3D Community Health: Inspiring the Caregivers Soul

Improv artists Karen Stobbe & Mondy Carter have over 20yrs caregiving experience. Through an interactive session, learn how they use the rules of improvisation to break through common caregiving techniques & open up new worlds for persons with dementia.

29 Pine/Sleep Inn & Suites Conference Center 5872 33rd Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: Adults

6pm Wed. Oct. 3

Building Trust: Community Read and Discussion: The Elements of Journalism

Join Beyond the Headlines in a community read of The Elements of Journalism, which examines the relationship of journalism and democracy, and outlines what journalists should know and the public expect. This is the first in a two-part series.

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

Cost: FREE

6-8pm Wed. Oct. 3

Write Memoir: Letting our Senses Guide our Stories

Use the five senses to recall meaningful life memories and write about them. Recall memorable moments worth writing about to create your personal life map. Open your mind to new perspectives on writing memoirs. Register today.

Pablo Center at the Confluence 120 Graham Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $139

Age: 18+

6-8pm Wed. Oct. 3

Beyond the Headlines: The Elements of Journalism Part One

This discussion series will examine The Elements of Journalism and issues of income insecurity. What makes something news? Who do journalists really work for? What is the role of journalism in society? Presented by Jan Larson, award-winning journalist and educator at UW–Eau Claire. Registration required.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Thursday, Oct. 4th, 2018

10:30-11:30am Thu. Oct. 4

Coloring Therapy

Remember how much you enjoyed coloring as a child? Bring back the memories. They'll provide the materials; you do the creating. A fun way to meet people and relax.

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

1-4pm Thu. Oct. 4

West Wisconsin Wood Carvers Guild

All carvers are welcome to come and carve and share ideas. Learning kits available for those who would like to learn.

Chippewa Falls Masonic Center 650 Bridgewater Avenue, Chippewa Falls

Cost: Annual membership: $15

1-3pm Thu. Oct. 4

Powerful Tools for Caregivers of Children with Special Needs

Caregiving is often rewarding but can be very stressful. As a family caregiver, you are at high risk for depression and stress related illnesses. This is a 6 week workshop that teaches you to take better care of yourself while you are caring for a child, of any age, with special health or behavior needs.

Community Services Building of Dunn County 3001 Hwy 12/29 E, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: 18+

6-8:30pm Thu. Oct. 4

Fiber Arts – Needle Felting

Get a chance to work with one of the oldest known textile fabrics in this hands-on needle felting program. Over the three weeks, you’ll create both 2D and 3D projects that you can keep for yourself or give as a present for an upcoming holiday.

Pablo Center at the Confluence 120 Graham Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $149

6-8:31pm Thu. Oct. 4

Fiber Arts – Needle Felting

Get a chance to work with one of the oldest known textile fabrics in this hands-on needle felting program. Over the three weeks, you’ll create both 2D and 3D projects that you can keep for yourself or give as a present for an upcoming holiday.

Pablo Center at the Confluence 120 Graham Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $149

7-8pm Thu. Oct. 4

Class: "Exploring Sacred Sounds & Meditation"

Don't want to "OM Alone?" Come learn and practice vocal toning, other chant forms, and meditation in a playful atmosphere.

Unitarian Universalist Congregation 421 S. Farwell St., Eau Claire

Friday, Oct. 5th, 2018

6:30-8pm Fri. Oct. 5

Personal Blends: An Essential Oils Workshop

You have the opportunity make your own personal blend of essential oils to enhance your physical and emotional well-being. Joyce will provide everything you need and give informed, accurate information about the different holistic properties of common essential oils to commence your self-healing journey.

The Broom & Crow 106 E. Grand Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $20 includes all materials

7:30-9:30pm Fri. Oct. 5

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, Oct. 6th, 2018

Sat. Oct. 6

Scarecrow Makin' Saturdays

Complete your fall decorating with a scarecrow you make yourself at Down to Earth. Pick up your pumpkins and mums while you're there. They'll provide everything you need to create your unique masterpiece.

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

Cost: $15/scarecrow

Age: All Ages

10am Sat. Oct. 6

Succulent Pumpkin Planter Centerpiece Workshop

These new centerpieces are all the rage on Pinterest. All you need is a few live succulent cuttings, some fun seasonal decorations or fabric, a pumpkin and some hot glue. Your creation can then be planted in a pot once the pumpkin is past its prime.

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

Cost: $25/per centerpiece

Monday, Oct. 8th, 2018

6pm Mon. Oct. 8

Building Trust: Journalism at the Movies Film Series and Discussion - Spotlight

Spotlight, the 2015 Academy Award Winner for Best Picture, tells the true story of the Boston Globe investigative reporting team that uncovered the widespread and hidden sexual abuse of children by Catholic priests that shook the church and ultimately the world.

Woodland Theater, Davies Center UWEC 105 Garfield Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

6:30-8:30pm Mon. Oct. 8

Confident Birth Childbirth Class Series

This 8 week natural childbirth class series is a great fit for any expectant couple due this fall (Oct-Dec). An in-depth and interactive childbirth course covering topics such as prenatal nutrition & exercise, stages of labor & positions, the coach's role, complications, breastfeeding, postpartum & newborn care.

Contact for Location

6:30-7:30pm Mon. Oct. 8

New Moon Phase Astrology Class for Healing

Local shaman Jeanette Robbins will host a monthly class for each new moon phase. The classes encompass each new moon zodiac signs, archetypes, and planetary configurations, and how to use their energy for healing and moving forward.

Classic Acupuncture 2711 Pleasant St., Suite 1E, Eau Claire

Cost: $15 Registration Required (call to reserve)

6:30-8:30pm Mon. Oct. 8

Catholicism - Study Program

Join the Catholicism Study Program, created by Bishop Robert Barron, beginning on October 1 and continuing for 12 weeks. Each session will be presented two times per week, Monday evenings 6:30-8:30pm and Tuesday mornings 9:30-11:30am. The cost is $20 for materials due at Session 1. For more information or to register call 715-835-2693 or email ann@shspec.org.

Sacred Heart-St Patrick Parish Center 322 Fulton St, Eau Claire

Cost: $20 for materials

Age: Age 16+

6:30-8pm Mon. Oct. 8

Beginning Sign Language Fall 2018

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: All Ages

6:30-8pm Mon. Oct. 8

Seed Harvesting with State of Wisconsin Master Gardener

A seed harvesting program with Sydney J. Tanner. She is a Survival Specialist with Azen Lodge Outfitters, working with food storage, self sufficiency, and emergency preparedness. She is a master gardener with the State of Wisconsin, and has had over 120 herb, plant, and gardening articles published.

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

Cost: FREE

7:30-10pm Mon. Oct. 8

Eau Claire-area Game Developers

Join local game developers in playtesting each other's digital and analog games while discussing game design and development. Open to everyone regardless of background or experience.

D20 Gaming LLC 2158 EastRidge Center, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Tuesday, Oct. 9th, 2018

9:30-11:30am Tue. Oct. 9

Catholicism - Study Program

Join the Catholicism Study Program, created by Bishop Robert Barron, beginning on October 1 and continuing for 12 weeks. Each session will be presented two times per week, Monday evenings 6:30-8:30pm and Tuesday mornings 9:30-11:30am. The cost is $20 for materials due at Session 1. For more information or to register call 715-835-2693 or email ann@shspec.org.

Sacred Heart-St Patrick Parish Center 322 Fulton St, Eau Claire

Cost: $20 for materials

Age: Age 16+

10-11am Tue. Oct. 9

Medicare 101: An Educational Event

Medicare 101 provides a foundational understanding of the four parts of Medicare; Part A Hospital, Part B Medical, Part C Medicare Advantage and Part D Prescription Drug. During this educational presentation information will be provided on initial enrollment as well as additional enrollment periods pertaining to Part C options.

Insurance Associates 3413 Golf Road, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10am-2pm Tue. Oct. 9

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

1-3pm Tue. Oct. 9

Dunn Dulcimers

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

Christ Lutheran Church 1306 Wilcox St., Menomonie

2-4pm Tue. Oct. 9

Tech Tuesday

Drop in on the second Tuesday of the month to get personal training on your e-reader, laptop, tablet or smart phone. We also offer individual appointments on all other Tuesdays at 10 a.m. and 6 p.m., and Thursdays at 6 p.m.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

3:30-5:30pm Tue. Oct. 9

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

5:30-6:30pm Tue. Oct. 9

Medicare 101: An Educational Event

Medicare 101 provides a foundational understanding of the four parts of Medicare; Part A Hospital, Part B Medical, Part C Medicare Advantage and Part D Prescription Drug. During this educational presentation information will be provided on initial enrollment as well as additional enrollment periods pertaining to Part C options.

Insurance Associates 3413 Golf Road, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6-7:30pm Tue. Oct. 9

SABRE Pepper Spray Introduction

Be Smart - Be Ready - Be Safe. SABRE's Civilian Safety Awareness Program one-day class can help you learn how to identify threatening behaviors and be better prepared to escape dangerous situations safely.

Marc-On 4089 124th St., Lake Hallie

Cost: $35

Age: 18+

6pm Tue. Oct. 9

Building Trust: Community Read and Discussion: The Elements of Journalism

Join Beyond the Headlines in a community read of The Elements of Journalism, which examines the relationship of journalism and democracy, and outlines what journalists should know and the public expect. This is the second in a two-part series.

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

Cost: FREE

6-8pm Tue. Oct. 9

Beyond the Headlines: The Elements of Journalism Part Two

Tom Rosenstiel, co-author of The Elements of Journalism, journalist, press critic, and Executive Director of the American Press Institute, will be available via Skype for questions and discussion. Presented by Jan Larson, award-winning journalist and educator at UW–Eau Claire. Registration required.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6-7:30pm Tue. Oct. 9

Lectio Peter - Catholic Study Program

Begins on October 2 and continues weekly for 10 weeks on Tuesday evenings 6:00-7:30pm. The cost is $10 for materials due at Session 1. For more information or to register for the study, call 715-835-2693 or email ann@shspec.org.

Sacred Heart-St Patrick Parish Center 322 Fulton St, Eau Claire

Cost: $10 for Materials

Age: Ages 16+

6:30-7:30pm Tue. Oct. 9

Eau Claire Guitar Club

Looking to improve your playing? Want to learn more about chords, strumming, improvising, and musical styles? Join instructor Tim Litscher (Evergreen Grass Band) for the Eau Claire Guitar Club. Bring your favorite songs to share (rock, country, folk, etc.) and learn new songs from others, too.

Eau Claire Music School 1620 Ohm Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $5

Age: 12+

6:45-7:45pm Tue. Oct. 9

Intro to Ballroom Dance - Session 1

Learn how to glide around the dance floor in this fun intro dance class. Whether you are just beginning or brushing up on your skills, this class is for you. Learn swing, waltz and rumba. Pre-register online or at the Altoona Parks & Recreation Office.

River Prairie Center 1445 Front Porch Place, Altoona

Cost: $50/person

Age: 16+

7-9pm Tue. Oct. 9

Acting — Stepping on Stage

Bring out the actor in you Going outside your comfort zone or embracing something new can be a bit scary, but most of the time it’s worth it because you end up learning about yourself.Whether you are returning to the stage after a long intermission or have never stepped foot on stage, this acting class is for you.

Pablo Center at the Confluence 120 Graham Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: Early Registration Fee $109.00, Standard Fee $129.00

7:45-8:45pm Tue. Oct. 9

Ballroom Dance Level 2 - Session 1

Learn how to glide around the dance floor in this fun intro dance class. Whether you are just beginning or brushing up on your skills, this class is for you. Learn swing, waltz and rumba. Pre-register online or at the Altoona Parks & Recreation Office.

River Prairie Center 1445 Front Porch Place, Altoona

Cost: $50/person

Age: 16+

Wednesday, Oct. 10th, 2018

1-3pm Wed. Oct. 10

Knot Just Knitting - Crafting Group

Crafters are invited to bring their latest project and enjoy an afternoon of crafting and conversation with fellow artists. Meet new people, create new items, and even learn a thing or two. Quilt, knit, scrapbook, crochet, and more.

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

6-8pm Wed. Oct. 10

Write Memoir: Letting our Senses Guide our Stories

Use the five senses to recall meaningful life memories and write about them. Recall memorable moments worth writing about to create your personal life map. Open your mind to new perspectives on writing memoirs. Register today.

Pablo Center at the Confluence 120 Graham Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $139

Age: 18+

6-7:30pm Wed. Oct. 10

Young at Heart New Optimistic Single Seniors Club

Young at Heart is a local single seniors club for the separated, divorced, and widowed. It's a chance to get out and enjoy social gatherings. Email or call for more information. Second and Fourth Wednesdays the group meets for a burger night out.

Brickhouse Pub & Grub - Bar & Banquet Hall 2233 Birch St, Eau Claire

Age: 50+

6pm Wed. Oct. 10

College Goal

A state event that provides free information and assistance to families who are filing out the FAFSA, the federally required form for students seeking financial aid for college. Volunteers from area colleges and universities will help students complete the application process.

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

Cost: FREE

6-9pm Wed. Oct. 10

West Wisconsin Wood Carvers Guild

All carvers are welcome to come and carve and share ideas. Learning kits available for those who would like to learn.

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

Cost: Annual membership: $15

Thursday, Oct. 11th, 2018

8:30-10:30am Thu. Oct. 11

Nonprofit Roundtable Discussion "Fundraising - What Works" Bob Hogseth

The Chippewa Falls Area Chamber and the Heyde Center for the Arts are hosting another non-profit networking and learning event to bring local nonprofits together to connect and learn from each other.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: Adult

9:30am Thu. Oct. 11

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

10:30-11:30am Thu. Oct. 11

Coloring Therapy

Remember how much you enjoyed coloring as a child? Bring back the memories. They'll provide the materials; you do the creating. A fun way to meet people and relax.

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

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