Friday, Jan. 12th, 2018

8:30am-4:30pm Fri. Jan. 12

CornerHouse Forensic Interview Training

Dig deeper into adolescent development, forensic interviewing, and mandated reporting. Gain expert knowledge in research, theory and best practices from experienced professionals with this on-site, interactive and comprehensive training program.

Davies Center, UW-Eau Claire UW-Eau Claire, Eau Claire

Cost: 699

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

Monday, Jan. 15th, 2018

6:30-9pm Mon. Jan. 15

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+

Tuesday, Jan. 16th, 2018

10am-2pm Tue. Jan. 16

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. 16

Dunn Dulcimers

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

Christ Lutheran Church 1306 Wilcox St., Menomonie

3:30-5:30pm Tue. Jan. 16

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

7-9pm Tue. Jan. 16

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).

Chippewa Valley Cultural Association Heyde Center for the Arts 3 S High St, Chippewa Falls

Cost: $25 Membership Fee

Thursday, Jan. 18th, 2018

5-7pm Thu. Jan. 18

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

7-8pm Thu. Jan. 18

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, Jan. 19th, 2018

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

Sunday, Jan. 21st, 2018

2-4pm Sun. Jan. 21

Clear Water Fiber Guild

The Clearwater Fiber Guild meets the third Sunday of each month at the Chippewa Valley Museum. Comprised of individuals who share a passion for spinning raw fibers into yarn, the guild also arranges occasional field trips and offers demonstrations. Visitors are welcome.

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

Monday, Jan. 22nd, 2018

6:30-9pm Mon. Jan. 22

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+

Tuesday, Jan. 23rd, 2018

8am-5pm Tue. Jan. 23

ExporTech: An Export Acceleration System

ExporTech was designed specifically for manufacturers that need innovative ways to grow, and see international sales as part of the answer.

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

Cost: For cost information See Program Website

Age: 18+

10am-2pm Tue. Jan. 23

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. 23

Dunn Dulcimers

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

Christ Lutheran Church 1306 Wilcox St., Menomonie

3:30-5:30pm Tue. Jan. 23

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

7-9pm Tue. Jan. 23

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).

Chippewa Valley Cultural Association Heyde Center for the Arts 3 S High St, Chippewa Falls

Cost: $25 Membership Fee

Thursday, Jan. 25th, 2018

5-7pm Thu. Jan. 25

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

6:45-8pm Thu. Jan. 25

Eau Claire Jazz Jam

A monthly, guided jam session led by one of Eau Claire’s top jazz musicians, Paul Brandt. Students of all abilities are welcome to attend and participate. Get your musical questions answered, make new friends, and taking your playing to the next level.

Eau Claire Music School 1620 Ohm Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $5, free for ECMS students

Age: 13+

Friday, Jan. 26th, 2018

7:30-9:30pm Fri. Jan. 26

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. 27th, 2018

3-5:30pm Sat. Jan. 27

Wearable Art

A 1.5 to 2-hour workshop with friends and wine as you create your own painted scarf and learn a little bit about textile art. Everything you need is provided to create a work of art - and you take your wearable art home at the end of the night.

Eau Claire Regional Arts Center 316 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Cost: $35/person

Monday, Jan. 29th, 2018

9am-4pm Mon. Jan. 29

Launching Your Food Truck Business

Learn about the culture of food trucks, requirements of your operational business plan, resources to help start a food truck business, develop a basic startup plan, food safety, and financial considerations.

RCU Corporate Center 200 Riverfront Terrace, Eau Claire

Cost: $99

Age: All Ages

6:30-9pm Mon. Jan. 29

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+

Tuesday, Jan. 30th, 2018

10am-2pm Tue. Jan. 30

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. 30

Dunn Dulcimers

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

Christ Lutheran Church 1306 Wilcox St., Menomonie

3:30-5:30pm Tue. Jan. 30

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

7-9pm Tue. Jan. 30

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).

Chippewa Valley Cultural Association Heyde Center for the Arts 3 S High St, Chippewa Falls

Cost: $25 Membership Fee

Thursday, Feb. 1st, 2018

5-7pm Thu. Feb. 1

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

7-8pm Thu. Feb. 1

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, Feb. 2nd, 2018

7:30-9:30pm Fri. Feb. 2

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. 3rd, 2018

8:30am-3:15pm Sat. Feb. 3

Ready, Set, Grow Winter Gardening Seminar

Keynote seminar will be Selecting Native Trees and Shrubs to Support Birds and Pollinators. 9 additional presentations between three breakout sessions. Topics include New Plant Varieties, Tree Diversity, Backyard Bee Keeping, and Beneficial Insects for Fruit and Vegetable Gardens. Lunch is also included. Door prize drawings and vendors.

Chippewa Valley Technical College 620 W Clairemont Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: $35 if preregistered before 1/22/18 or $40 at the door

9:15am-2pm Sat. Feb. 3

CPR/AED/First Aid Training

First Aid and CPR / AED courses are designed to teach the basic life support skills needed to render emergency care when needed. Participants who successfully complete the class will receive a certification in Adult CPR/AED and Infant CPR with First Aid.

Eau Claire YMCA 700 Graham Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: Member: $70, Community: $95

Age: Ages 15+

Monday, Feb. 5th, 2018

6:30-9pm Mon. Feb. 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+

Tuesday, Feb. 6th, 2018

10am-2pm Tue. Feb. 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

1-3pm Tue. Feb. 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. Feb. 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

7-9pm Tue. Feb. 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).

Chippewa Valley Cultural Association Heyde Center for the Arts 3 S High St, Chippewa Falls

Cost: $25 Membership Fee

Thursday, Feb. 8th, 2018

5-7pm Thu. Feb. 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

Friday, Feb. 9th, 2018

7:30-9:30pm Fri. Feb. 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, Feb. 10th, 2018

10am-2pm Sat. Feb. 10

Social Media for Writers

Will focus on tips and tricks to help you use the most popular social media platforms to promote your writing without burning hours of your precious writing time. Sponsored by the Wisconsin Romance Writer. Speaker: Karissa Zastrow, social media manager for new Chippewa Valley literary journal, Barstow & Grand.

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

Monday, Feb. 12th, 2018

5:30-9:30pm Mon. Feb. 12

Lifeguard Training

Learn the skills to recognize, prevent, and respond to aquatic emergencies. The course certifications include Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED for Professional Rescuer (valid 2 years).

Eau Claire YMCA 700 Graham Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: Member: $185, Community: $225

Age: Ages 16+

6:30-9pm Mon. Feb. 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+

Tuesday, Feb. 13th, 2018

10am-2pm Tue. Feb. 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

1-3pm Tue. Feb. 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. Feb. 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

5:30-9:30pm Tue. Feb. 13

Lifeguard Training

Learn the skills to recognize, prevent, and respond to aquatic emergencies. The course certifications include Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED for Professional Rescuer (valid 2 years).

Eau Claire YMCA 700 Graham Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: Member: $185, Community: $225

Age: Ages 16+

7-9pm Tue. Feb. 13

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).

Chippewa Valley Cultural Association Heyde Center for the Arts 3 S High St, Chippewa Falls

Cost: $25 Membership Fee

Wednesday, Feb. 14th, 2018

5:30-9:30pm Wed. Feb. 14

Lifeguard Training

Learn the skills to recognize, prevent, and respond to aquatic emergencies. The course certifications include Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED for Professional Rescuer (valid 2 years).

Eau Claire YMCA 700 Graham Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: Member: $185, Community: $225

Age: Ages 16+

Thursday, Feb. 15th, 2018

5-7pm Thu. Feb. 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

5:30-9:30pm Thu. Feb. 15

Lifeguard Training

Learn the skills to recognize, prevent, and respond to aquatic emergencies. The course certifications include Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED for Professional Rescuer (valid 2 years).

Eau Claire YMCA 700 Graham Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: Member: $185, Community: $225

Age: Ages 16+