Monday, Jan. 7th, 2019

6pm Mon. Jan. 7

Clearwater Quilters Guild

New members are always welcome. Call for more information.

Christ Church Cathedral 510 S. Farwell St., Eau Claire

Tuesday, Jan. 8th, 2019

10-11am Tue. Jan. 8

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. Jan. 8

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. Jan. 8

Dunn Dulcimers

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

Christ Lutheran Church 1306 Wilcox St., Menomonie

5:30-6:30pm Tue. Jan. 8

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

6:30-7:30pm Tue. Jan. 8

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+

6:30-7:30pm Tue. Jan. 8

Self Defense for Every Day Life - Session 3

Learn many strategies to protect yourself in everyday life. Classes will cover situations like defense against chokes, bear hugs, wrist grabs, headlocks, and more. Pre-Registration can be done online or at the Altoona Parks & Recreation Office.

River Prairie Center 1445 Front Porch Place, Altoona

Cost: $20

Age: 13+

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

Bier University

A chance to challenge your taste buds and tasting palate through several bier styles. Can you distinguish the different flavors used within each? Can you decipher the differences between two of the same bier style? Through this class, we will show you how to pick out different flavor profiles and how to distinguish subtle differences.

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

Cost: $20/person

Age: 21+

Wednesday, Jan. 9th, 2019

6-8pm Wed. Jan. 9

Pizza & PBL: A Community Discussion about Project-Based Learning

You are invited for dinner and discussion about project-based learning (or “PBL”) and other innovative education opportunities on the horizon in the Chippewa Valley. Please register online so they can arrange for enough food.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6-9pm Wed. Jan. 9

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

6-7pm Wed. Jan. 9

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+

Thursday, Jan. 10th, 2019

1-4pm Thu. Jan. 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.

Chippewa Falls Masonic Center 650 Bridgewater Avenue, Chippewa Falls

Cost: Annual membership: $15

7-7:45pm Thu. Jan. 10

Beginner Ukulele for Adults

5, weekly 45-min classes. Covers proper technique, playing melody and chords, and basic music theory. If students don’t have an instrument, one may be rented for the duration of the course for just $15. Contact the office to verify availability.

Eau Claire Music School 1620 Ohm Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $59

Age: 21+

7-8:30pm Thu. Jan. 10

Calligraphy - A Beginner's Course

Learn the history, script examples, methods of practice and Italic Calligraphy through an expert. This is a beginners course. Lisa has been writing Calligraphy for over 20+ years. Class size is limited to 10 people. The Library will provide all necessary materials.

Menomonie Public Library 600 Wolske Bay Rd, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: 18+

Friday, Jan. 11th, 2019

7:30-9:30pm Fri. Jan. 11

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, Jan. 12th, 2019

11am-1pm Sat. Jan. 12

Citizens Climate Lobby Meeting

A nonpartisan, nonprofit organization that can empower you to become an advocate for a livable world. Thousands of volunteers speak powerfully to their elected officials, the news media and their local communities to help stabilize the climate and boost the economy with a carbon fee and dividend that is simple, fair and market friendly.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

11:30am-1pm Sat. Jan. 12

Virtual Reality with Kevin Tharp

Join Dr. Kevin W. Tharp, Associate Professor of Digital Marketing Technology at the University of Wisconsin-Stout for this informational discussion about Virtual Reality and related technologies. Tharp will discuss trends in Virtual Reality and answer questions you may have.

Menomonie Public Library 600 Wolske Bay Rd, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: Patrons 18+

Sunday, Jan. 13th, 2019

4-6pm Sun. Jan. 13

Shire of Shattered Oak (SCA) Meetings

The Shire of Shattered Oak is a local chapter of the Society for Creative Anachronism. The SCA is an international organization dedicated to researching and re-creating the arts and skills of pre-17th-century Europe. Members, dressed in clothing of the Middle Ages attend events which feature tournaments, royal courts, feasts, dancing, various classes & workshops, and more.

Banbury Place, Building 17 800 Wisconsin St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Tuesday, Jan. 15th, 2019

10am-2pm Tue. Jan. 15

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. Jan. 15

Dunn Dulcimers

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

Christ Lutheran Church 1306 Wilcox St., Menomonie

6:30-7:30pm Tue. Jan. 15

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+

6:30-7:30pm Tue. Jan. 15

Self Defense for Every Day Life - Session 3

Learn many strategies to protect yourself in everyday life. Classes will cover situations like defense against chokes, bear hugs, wrist grabs, headlocks, and more. Pre-Registration can be done online or at the Altoona Parks & Recreation Office.

River Prairie Center 1445 Front Porch Place, Altoona

Cost: $20

Age: 13+

Thursday, Jan. 17th, 2019

9:15-11:15am Thu. Jan. 17

Parent Partnership

Parent Partnership is for all parents regardless of income, marital status, gender, race, or religion. Every parent deserves a place to gather to meet other parents in a stress-free environment. Childcare is provided.

Trinity Lutheran Church 1314 E. Lexington Blvd., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: Parents and Kids

1-4pm Thu. Jan. 17

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

7-7:45pm Thu. Jan. 17

Beginner Ukulele for Adults

5, weekly 45-min classes. Covers proper technique, playing melody and chords, and basic music theory. If students don’t have an instrument, one may be rented for the duration of the course for just $15. Contact the office to verify availability.

Eau Claire Music School 1620 Ohm Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $59

Age: 21+

Friday, Jan. 18th, 2019

9am-4pm Fri. Jan. 18

Mindfulness in the Clinical Setting

This workshop is designed to enhance your understanding of mindfulness, so you can apply it in your practice. Throughout the day, you will explore some of the most relevant research and outcomes related to mindfulness.

UW Eau Claire Campus 105 Garfield Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $199

Age: All Ages

7:30-9:30pm Fri. Jan. 18

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

Tuesday, Jan. 22nd, 2019

10am-2pm Tue. Jan. 22

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. Jan. 22

Dunn Dulcimers

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

Christ Lutheran Church 1306 Wilcox St., Menomonie

6:30-7:30pm Tue. Jan. 22

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+

6:30-7:30pm Tue. Jan. 22

Self Defense for Every Day Life - Session 3

Learn many strategies to protect yourself in everyday life. Classes will cover situations like defense against chokes, bear hugs, wrist grabs, headlocks, and more. Pre-Registration can be done online or at the Altoona Parks & Recreation Office.

River Prairie Center 1445 Front Porch Place, Altoona

Cost: $20

Age: 13+

Wednesday, Jan. 23rd, 2019

6-9pm Wed. Jan. 23

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

6-7pm Wed. Jan. 23

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+

Thursday, Jan. 24th, 2019

1-4pm Thu. Jan. 24

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

7-7:45pm Thu. Jan. 24

Beginner Ukulele for Adults

5, weekly 45-min classes. Covers proper technique, playing melody and chords, and basic music theory. If students don’t have an instrument, one may be rented for the duration of the course for just $15. Contact the office to verify availability.

Eau Claire Music School 1620 Ohm Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $59

Age: 21+

Friday, Jan. 25th, 2019

8:30am-12:30pm Fri. Jan. 25

Ethics and Boundaries: End of Life Care

In this interactive half-day workshop, enhance your understanding of the complicated issues in end-of-life care. Through case studies and discussions, you will gain a better understanding of the ethical decision-making process in relation to the complex values, tasks, and decisions at the end of life.

Clarion Inn Campus Area 2703 Craig Rd., Eau Claire

Cost: $89/person

7:30-9:30pm Fri. Jan. 25

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, Jan. 26th, 2019

9:30am-12:30pm Sat. Jan. 26

Learn to Spin Yarn

Beginners will learn to spin yarn and how the wheel works. Loose fibers from a local farm will be provided. As well as various fibers for sale. Bring your own wheel or learn on one provided for you. All materials included. Space is limited. Pre-Registration required.

Blue Boxer Arts 416 S Barstow Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $40

Age: Ages 18+

10am-noon Sat. Jan. 26

European Travel Tips, with Paul Schwartz

This presentation will offer travel tips to help you take that trip you have always wanted to do. Plane tickets, websites, how to pack, housing, places to go, getting around and more will be discussed. Paul Schwartz of Menomonie has traveled to over 30 countries on vacation and loves to talk travel.

Menomonie Public Library 600 Wolske Bay Rd, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Sunday, Jan. 27th, 2019

4-6pm Sun. Jan. 27

Shire of Shattered Oak (SCA) Meetings

The Shire of Shattered Oak is a local chapter of the Society for Creative Anachronism. The SCA is an international organization dedicated to researching and re-creating the arts and skills of pre-17th-century Europe. Members, dressed in clothing of the Middle Ages attend events which feature tournaments, royal courts, feasts, dancing, various classes & workshops, and more.

Banbury Place, Building 17 800 Wisconsin St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Monday, Jan. 28th, 2019

9am-4pm Mon. Jan. 28

Launching Your Food Truck

If you are an Individual interested in starting a food truck business in the Chippewa Valley, but are unsure of where to start, this course is for you.

River Prairie Center 1445 Front Porch Place, Altoona

Cost: Registration information online

Tuesday, Jan. 29th, 2019

10am-2pm Tue. Jan. 29

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. Jan. 29

Dunn Dulcimers

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

Christ Lutheran Church 1306 Wilcox St., Menomonie

6:30-7:30pm Tue. Jan. 29

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. Jan. 29

Intro to Ballroom Dance - Session 2

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+

7:45-8:45pm Tue. Jan. 29

Ballroom Dance Level 2 - Session 2

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+

Thursday, Jan. 31st, 2019

1-4pm Thu. Jan. 31

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

7-7:45pm Thu. Jan. 31

Beginner Ukulele for Adults

5, weekly 45-min classes. Covers proper technique, playing melody and chords, and basic music theory. If students don’t have an instrument, one may be rented for the duration of the course for just $15. Contact the office to verify availability.

Eau Claire Music School 1620 Ohm Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $59

Age: 21+

Friday, Feb. 1st, 2019

7:30-9:30pm Fri. Feb. 1

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, Feb. 2nd, 2019

8am-3:15pm Sat. Feb. 2

Ready, Set, Grow: 2019 Winter Garden Seminar

The Eau Claire Area Master Gardener Volunteers are proud to host 10 speakers at the 2019 Winter Garden Seminar. Keynote speaker Susan Frame, a CVTC horticulture instructor, will make a presentation on integrated pest management. Some of the breakout topics will include 2019 new plants, monarch butterflies, earthworms, and garden design. Lunch is included.

CVTC Clairemont Campus, Room 103 620 W. Clairemont Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $35 advance; $40 at the door

Age: All Ages

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