Monday, Mar. 12th, 2018

6:30-8:30pm Mon. Mar. 12

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

6:30-8pm Mon. Mar. 12

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. 12

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+

7-9pm Mon. Mar. 12

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. 13th, 2018

10am-2pm Tue. Mar. 13

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. 13

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. 13

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. 13

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. 13

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

6:30-8:30pm Tue. Mar. 13

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

Wednesday, Mar. 14th, 2018

10am-noon Wed. Mar. 14

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

noon-12:30pm Wed. Mar. 14

Lunch & Learn: Homebuyers Education with WESTconsin

Are you thinking about purchasing your first home? Or looking to upgrade from your current residence? Come join Kyle to learn all you need to know about being a homebuyer. Boxed lunches available for pre-order with registration. Instructor: Kyle Behrens.

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

Cost: FREE (Registration required)

Age: All Ages

12:10-12:50pm Wed. Mar. 14

Using Research Experiences to Prepare Students for Graduate School and Careers

Presented by Melissa Coolong-Chaffin, professor of psychology at UWEC. This presentation will describe how research and service activities can be used to prepare students for graduate school and careers. Data from student surveys and post-graduation employment/continuing education status will be shared.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

4:30-6pm Wed. Mar. 14

Make a Stone Chip Necklace

Learn how to use wire and Stone Chip Beads to make this unique necklace. They used Moonstone Chips in an example necklace but you can choose your own stone. Choose your chain color and length as well. Silver, copper and brass will be available.

Blue Boxer Arts 416 S Barstow Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $25

Age: Ages 14+

6-7:30pm Wed. Mar. 14

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.

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

Age: 50+

7:30-9:45pm Wed. Mar. 14

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. 15th, 2018

9:30-11am Thu. Mar. 15

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. 15

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+

5-7pm Thu. Mar. 15

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

6-9pm Thu. Mar. 15

Business Plan Basics

A formal business plan is a required document for anyone in search of funding to start a new business, expand an existing business, or launch a new product. Fundamentally, a business plan will include a mission statement, business description, product description, market analysis, marketing plan, operations plan, management plan and financial projections.

Western Dairyland 418 Wisconsin St., Eau Claire

Cost: $29

6:30-8:30pm Thu. Mar. 15

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

6:30-8pm Thu. Mar. 15

Compassionate Touch & Long Term Care Insurance Workshop

Enjoy a complimentary glass of wine and appetizers in a quaint setting as you listen to RN Beth Propp teach Compassionate Touch, a practical, proactive, hands on approach to working with a loved one or a patient with dementia. Financial strategies for safe guarding your retirement for the long haul will also be shared.

Sweet Legacy Vintage Furniture & Rental 3031 N Hastings Way, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE (RSVP, space limited)

Age: Adults

7-8pm Thu. Mar. 15

Chippewa Valley Toastmasters Meeting

The Toastmasters are a mixed group of people who exercise public speaking skills through both prepared and impromptu speeches at every meeting. The mission of a Toastmaster club is to provide a mutually supportive and positive learning environment in which every member has the opportunity to develop communication and leadership skills.

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

Cost: FREE for Guests

Age: 18+

Friday, Mar. 16th, 2018

7:30-9:30pm Fri. Mar. 16

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. 17th, 2018

noon-7pm Sat. Mar. 17

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+

2-6pm Sat. Mar. 17

Spring String Art and Felt Flower Bouquet Workshop

Create a beautiful felt flower bouquet and string art mason jar to adorn your home. In these four hour workshops, instructors will first walk you through creating a variety of beautiful and intricate felt flowers to create your bouquet as well as a unique string art mason jar on a rustic stained pallet.

Blue Canvas Art Studio-Artisan Forge Studios 1106 Mondovi Rd, Eau Claire

Cost: $40

6-7pm Sat. Mar. 17

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

Sunday, Mar. 18th, 2018

9am-1pm Sun. Mar. 18

Spring String Art and Felt Flower Bouquet Workshop

Create a beautiful felt flower bouquet and string art mason jar to adorn your home. In these four hour workshops, instructors will first walk you through creating a variety of beautiful and intricate felt flowers to create your bouquet as well as a unique string art mason jar on a rustic stained pallet.

Blue Canvas Art Studio-Artisan Forge Studios 1106 Mondovi Rd, Eau Claire

Cost: $40

noon-7pm Sun. Mar. 18

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 Sun. Mar. 18

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. 19th, 2018

9:30-11:30am Mon. Mar. 19

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

7-9pm Mon. Mar. 19

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. 20th, 2018

10am-2pm Tue. Mar. 20

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. 20

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+

12:30-4pm Tue. Mar. 20

Webinar: Helping Mourners Deals with Jealousy, Guilt, and Shame in Bereavement

Grieving people may experiences uprising and unsettling emotions after a death including jealousy, guilt, and shame. Learn interventive strategies to help grieving individuals recognize, validate and resolve such complicated reactions. Will be followed by an in-person panel of local professional experts.

Mayo Clinic Health Systems 1221 Whipple St., Eau Claire

Cost: $59

1-3pm Tue. Mar. 20

Dunn Dulcimers

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

Christ Lutheran Church 1306 Wilcox St., Menomonie

2-4pm Tue. Mar. 20

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

3:30-5:30pm Tue. Mar. 20

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. 20

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

7pm Tue. Mar. 20

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

Wednesday, Mar. 21st, 2018

9:30am-12:30pm Wed. Mar. 21

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

1-2:30pm Wed. Mar. 21

Making Millennials Great

This baby boomer and millennial duo have created a unique program based on their combined individual and professional experiences that include: humorous anecdotes, live action role play, real-life stories and interactive participation.

UWEC Schofield Auditorium 105 Garfield Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: $40

6-7pm Wed. Mar. 21

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

7:30-9:45pm Wed. Mar. 21

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. 22nd, 2018

Thu. Mar. 22

Wisconsin Summit for Natural Resources Volunteers

The Wisconsin Master Naturalist Program and the Wisconsin Citizen-based Monitoring Network host this joint conference that brings together people from across the state to network, share ideas, build partnerships, and develop skills related to natural resources volunteering. Talks, trainings, networking, a volunteer fair, and more.

The Lismore 333 Gibson Street, Eau Claire

Cost: Early Bird Rates (through Feb 9): $20 Thursday, $50 Friday, $20 Saturday

8am-noon Thu. Mar. 22

2017-18 Law Changes Wisconsin Sales & Use Tax Special Program

Designed specifically for contractors who are required to incorporate these changes into processes for managing the sales and use tax reporting. Will cover sales & use tax overview, recent law changes including the building materials exemption for contracts with exempt entities, and the construction contract exemption.

Metropolis Resort 5150 Fairview Drive, Eau Claire

Cost: $69

9:30-11am Thu. Mar. 22

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. 22

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+

1:30-3pm Thu. Mar. 22

Powerful Tools for Caregivers

Powerful Tools for Caregivers is a 6 week class designed for those who care for loved ones impacted by chronic conditions. It will teach caregivers tools to reduce stress, communicate effectively, set goals and care for self while caring for others.

Community Services Building of Dunn County 3001 Hwy 12/29 E Room 100, Menomonie, WI

Cost: Free

Age: All Ages 18+

4-9pm Thu. Mar. 22

Artrepreneur - Demystifying the Artist’s Portfolio and Statement

Experienced artist and advocate, Rose Dolan‐Neill, Director of Visual Arts with the Eau Claire Regional Arts Council, will lead you through what to consider when creating impactful materials. At the end of this workshop, you will have developed these promotional materials or improve on what you already have.

UW-Eau Claire Human Sciences and Services Building 239 Water St, Eau Claire

Cost: $35

Age: All Ages