Wednesday, Apr. 10th, 2019

7-8pm Wed. Apr. 10

Self Defense for Every Day Life - Session 4

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: $25

Age: 13+

Thursday, Apr. 11th, 2019

9:30-11am Thu. Apr. 11

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

1-4pm Thu. Apr. 11

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

Friday, Apr. 12th, 2019

2-4pm Fri. Apr. 12

Lessons in Leadership and Employee Engagement

Recent studies have shown 60-70 percent of the U.S. workforce is disengaged at work. Not only does this hurt productivity, but it can lead to high turnover in an organization. Come to this workshop to learn more about leadership lessons and employee engagement.

UWEC Schofield Auditorium 105 Garfield Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: $40

6-8pm Fri. Apr. 12

Monthly Pagan Circle - Calen Sidhevair of Westernesste

You are invited to the Nesste gathering of Calen Sidhevair. Discuss some basic components of ritual and create a circle for a Water Sharing, an affirmation of our connectedness with each other, the Earth, and the celebration of Life.

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

Cost: Good Will Donation

Age: 18+

7:30-9:30pm Fri. Apr. 12

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, Apr. 13th, 2019

8-10am Sat. Apr. 13

Distance Running

All levels are welcome, but this class is specifically designed for anyone, at any level, interested in running a half or full marathon. Provides you with the training tools to help you on this 14-week journey. Attend either the Tuesday morning or evening lecture, and training runs are on Saturdays.

UWEC McPhee Strength & Performance Center 509 University Drive, Eau Claire

Cost: $149

Age: All Ages

8:30-11:30am Sat. Apr. 13

Beginning Bird Identification

You’ll discover the amazing diversity of birds that the Chippewa Valley has to offer. Each of the three field outings will focus on a separate bird population specific to the Chippewa Valley area: winter and permanent resident birds, migrant waterfowl, and summer resident songbirds.

UW-Eau Claire Phillips Hall 105 Garfield Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $119

10-11am Sat. Apr. 13

Spice is Nice

Learn how to incorporate herbs and medium/high heat spices into your home cooking. Receive samples and make your own spice blend to take home. Tanya is a Merchandise Coordinator at Menomonie Market and has over 15 years of culinary and teaching experience.

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

Cost: $10

Age: All Ages

10am-12:30pm Sat. Apr. 13

CPR Certify Eau Claire

CPR Certify Eau Claire is a community movement with the goal of sharing life-saving CPR & AED use, as well as, emergency choking procedures for Adults, Children, and Infants. This course is taught by Licensed Paramedics and State Certified EMS Instructors.

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

Cost: $35 (registration required)

11am-1pm Sat. Apr. 13

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

Monday, Apr. 15th, 2019

6:30-8pm Mon. Apr. 15

Beginning Sign Language

This class is designed for anyone interested in learning to communicate through sign including parents, teachers, health and human service professionals and others working directly with the public.

UW Eau Claire Campus 105 Garfield Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $99

Age: 16+

6:30-8:30pm Mon. Apr. 15

Confident Birth 8 Week Natural Birth Class Series

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, the coach's role, complications, breastfeeding, postpartum & newborn care & more.

Contact for address

7:30-10pm Mon. Apr. 15

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, Apr. 16th, 2019

5:30am-8:30pm Tue. Apr. 16

Business Basics and Recordkeeping for Artists

At this workshop, led by local artist CV Peterson, learn how to prepare a simple, arts-friendly business plan to help you organize all the various aspects of your artistic practice. Plus, you’ll cover how to make informed business decisions based off of finances and other data points.

Pablo Center at the Confluence 120 Graham Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $35

Age: All Ages

7-7:50am Tue. Apr. 16

Distance Running

All levels are welcome, but this class is specifically designed for anyone, at any level, interested in running a half or full marathon. Provides you with the training tools to help you on this 14-week journey. Attend either the Tuesday morning or evening lecture, and training runs are on Saturdays.

UWEC McPhee Strength & Performance Center 509 University Drive, Eau Claire

Cost: $149

Age: All Ages

1-3pm Tue. Apr. 16

Dunn Dulcimers

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

Christ Lutheran Church 1306 Wilcox St., Menomonie

5-7pm Tue. Apr. 16

Growing an Apothecary

Design a home medicine garden. Learn the basics of growing, harvesting, and preservation of herbs. Receive seeds to take home. Monarda Thrasher strives to support her community by offering services and education around herbalism and holistic wellness, sacred childbirth and postpartum, holistic parenting.

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

Cost: $15

Age: All Ages

5:30-6:20pm Tue. Apr. 16

Distance Running

All levels are welcome, but this class is specifically designed for anyone, at any level, interested in running a half or full marathon. Provides you with the training tools to help you on this 14-week journey. Attend either the Tuesday morning or evening lecture, and training runs are on Saturdays.

UWEC McPhee Strength & Performance Center 509 University Drive, Eau Claire

Cost: $149

Age: All Ages

5:30-9:30pm Tue. Apr. 16

Training Tuesday Pediatric CPR/AED and First Aid (Refresher)

This class in designed toward families or Daycare Instructors. Students receive a course completion card valid for 2 years. Min 6 Max 12. Register online.

Life Safety Training Center 2425 Seymour Road, Eau Claire

Cost: $55

Age: 15+

5:30-8:30pm Tue. Apr. 16

Business Basics and Recordkeeping for Artists

At this workshop, led by local artist CV Peterson, learn how to prepare a simple, arts-friendly business plan to help you organize all the various aspects of your artistic practice. Plus, you’ll cover how to make informed business decisions based off of finances and other data points.

Pablo Center at the Confluence 120 Graham Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $35

Age: All Ages

6-8:30pm Tue. Apr. 16

NAMI Basics Education Program

NAMI Basics is an education program designed for parents and other caregivers of children and adolescents experiencing mental health challenges. 6 two-and-a-half hour classes that will provide you with skills, knowledge and a community of people who can relate to your experience.

Location details in Eau Claire provided with approved registration., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: Adults

Wednesday, Apr. 17th, 2019

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

Thursday, Apr. 18th, 2019

9:15-11:15am Thu. Apr. 18

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

9:30-11am Thu. Apr. 18

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

1-4pm Thu. Apr. 18

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

1-5pm Thu. Apr. 18

Hoarding: Journey to Understanding, Compassion and Hope

How to identify and support those with hoarding issues. Hoarding is a multi-dimensional condition that can be difficult to identify and address. This professional training is for anyone who may serve or interact with someone who is struggling with hoarding issues.

Mayo Clinic Health Systems 1221 Whipple St., Eau Claire

Cost: $89

7-8pm Thu. Apr. 18

Chippewa Valley Toastmasters

Toastmasters is a non-profit educational organization that teaches public speaking and leadership skills in a supportive environment. Guests are always welcome, membership available.

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

Cost: FREE for 1st time guests

Age: 16+

Friday, Apr. 19th, 2019

7:30-9:30pm Fri. Apr. 19

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, Apr. 20th, 2019

8-10am Sat. Apr. 20

Distance Running

All levels are welcome, but this class is specifically designed for anyone, at any level, interested in running a half or full marathon. Provides you with the training tools to help you on this 14-week journey. Attend either the Tuesday morning or evening lecture, and training runs are on Saturdays.

UWEC McPhee Strength & Performance Center 509 University Drive, Eau Claire

Cost: $149

Age: All Ages

8:30-11:30am Sat. Apr. 20

Beginning Bird Identification

You’ll discover the amazing diversity of birds that the Chippewa Valley has to offer. Each of the three field outings will focus on a separate bird population specific to the Chippewa Valley area: winter and permanent resident birds, migrant waterfowl, and summer resident songbirds.

UW-Eau Claire Phillips Hall 105 Garfield Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $119

10-11am Sat. Apr. 20

DIY Wild Spring Medicinals

Make your own nutritive and cleansing tea to use at home. Ingredients include local, wild weeds. Learn about herbal support for the springtime in this hands-on class. Kerri Kiernan is a local Master Herbalist who works with plants from her garden as well as wild weeds from the Chippewa Valley.

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

Cost: $20

Age: All Ages

10am-12:30pm Sat. Apr. 20

CPR Certify Eau Claire

CPR Certify Eau Claire is a community movement with the goal of sharing life-saving CPR & AED use, as well as, emergency choking procedures for Adults, Children, and Infants. This course is taught by Licensed Paramedics and State Certified EMS Instructors.

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

Cost: $35 (registration required)

Monday, Apr. 22nd, 2019

6:30-8pm Mon. Apr. 22

Beginning Sign Language

This class is designed for anyone interested in learning to communicate through sign including parents, teachers, health and human service professionals and others working directly with the public.

UW Eau Claire Campus 105 Garfield Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $99

Age: 16+

6:30-8:30pm Mon. Apr. 22

Confident Birth 8 Week Natural Birth Class Series

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, the coach's role, complications, breastfeeding, postpartum & newborn care & more.

Contact for address

7:30-10pm Mon. Apr. 22

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, Apr. 23rd, 2019

7-7:50am Tue. Apr. 23

Distance Running

All levels are welcome, but this class is specifically designed for anyone, at any level, interested in running a half or full marathon. Provides you with the training tools to help you on this 14-week journey. Attend either the Tuesday morning or evening lecture, and training runs are on Saturdays.

UWEC McPhee Strength & Performance Center 509 University Drive, Eau Claire

Cost: $149

Age: All Ages

1-3pm Tue. Apr. 23

Dunn Dulcimers

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

Christ Lutheran Church 1306 Wilcox St., Menomonie

5:30-9:30pm Tue. Apr. 23

Training Tuesday CPR/AED and First Aid Part 1 of 2 (Initial)

This CPR/AED and First Aid Part 1 course is designed for anyone with little or no medical training who wants to be prepared for an emergency. Register online.

Life Safety Training Center 2425 Seymour Road, Eau Claire

Cost: $65

Age: 15+

5:30-6:20pm Tue. Apr. 23

Distance Running

All levels are welcome, but this class is specifically designed for anyone, at any level, interested in running a half or full marathon. Provides you with the training tools to help you on this 14-week journey. Attend either the Tuesday morning or evening lecture, and training runs are on Saturdays.

UWEC McPhee Strength & Performance Center 509 University Drive, Eau Claire

Cost: $149

Age: All Ages

6-7pm Tue. Apr. 23

60 Minutes in Japan

Enjoy the flavors of traditional Japanese-inspired foods. Sample products from throughout the store and enjoy samples of Mushroom Miso Ramen and Matcha Latte. Tanya is a Merchandising Coordinator at Menomonie Market and has over 15 years of culinary and education experience.

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

Cost: $10

Age: All Ages

6-8:30pm Tue. Apr. 23

NAMI Basics Education Program

NAMI Basics is an education program designed for parents and other caregivers of children and adolescents experiencing mental health challenges. 6 two-and-a-half hour classes that will provide you with skills, knowledge and a community of people who can relate to your experience.

Location details in Eau Claire provided with approved registration., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: Adults

Wednesday, Apr. 24th, 2019

9:30-11am Wed. Apr. 24

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

6-8pm Wed. Apr. 24

Herbs and Herbal Extracts

Learn about herbal extracts; how to use and make them at home. This class will feature some of the plants featured in the Beaver Creek Plant Sale. Learn how to concoct herbal remedies for springtime well-being with a focus on reducing pain. Register by 4/22.

Beaver Creek Reserve S1 County Road K, Fall Creek

Cost: Friends $25 Nonmembers $30

6-9pm Wed. Apr. 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.

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

Cost: Annual membership: $15

6-7pm Wed. Apr. 24

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, Apr. 25th, 2019

9:30-11am Thu. Apr. 25

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

1-4pm Thu. Apr. 25

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

4-7pm Thu. Apr. 25

CVTC West Campus Open House

Experience hands-on programs, learn about CVTC's program degree and short-term options, check out simulators, chat with experienced program instructors, learn about academic services, and attend breakout sessions to learn more about the application process.

CVTC West Campus, Energy Education Center 4000 Campus Road, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Events with Tickets