Tuesday, Mar. 20th, 2018

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

5-7pm Thu. Mar. 22

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

6:30-8:30pm Thu. Mar. 22

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

7pm Thu. Mar. 22

Rendering Reality: Writing with Honesty and Complexity in Memoir

This craft talk will focus on how using scene, form, and revision can help memoir and nonfiction writers represent themselves, their companions, and place with honesty and complexity. Using Mary Karr's experience writing Daughter in Retrograde: A Memoir Courtney will share her own process and answer questions.

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

Friday, Mar. 23rd, 2018

Fri. Mar. 23

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

7:30-9:30pm Fri. Mar. 23

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. 24th, 2018

Sat. Mar. 24

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

9am-1pm Sat. Mar. 24

Learning to Braise Meat

Did you know that braising can make the toughest cut of meat fall-off-the-bone tender? In this hands-on class you'll learn how to master this simple and cost-effective cooking technique - and taste the results.

Forage 930 Galloway St., Building 13, Suite 212, Eau Claire

Cost: $65

10-11:30am Sat. Mar. 24

Fresh Face for Spring with Mineral Fusion

The breeze of a new season is in the air. Experiment with a fresh look using Mineral Fusion cosmetics. This hands-on class will\ focus on the complexion, eyes, and lips. Receive samples & discounts. Instructor: Tanya Young.

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

Cost: $10 (Registration required; payment due at time of registration)

Age: All Ages

11am-2pm Sat. Mar. 24

Weave a Wall Hanging

This Two-Part class will give you the skills to create texture and have fun with your weaving. Make your own BOHO stye wall hanging. All Materials will be provided but are limited. You may bring your own yarn or fiber or choose from a selection to purchase in the shop. Coffee and tea will be provided.

Blue Boxer Arts 416 S Barstow Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $50

Age: Ages 16+

noon-7pm Sat. Mar. 24

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+

Sunday, Mar. 25th, 2018

noon-7pm Sun. Mar. 25

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. 25

Ookalooka Cookies Presents: Edible Art - Create a Cookie Garden

This class will cover the basics of royal icing techniques including icing consistencies, outlining, flooding, and marbling. The instructor will demonstrate and then the class will decorate together. Price includes cost of all supplies, 6-8 completed cookies to take home, cookie recipe, royal icing recipe, and one drink at The Lakely.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: $30

Age: All Ages

Monday, Mar. 26th, 2018

6:30-8:30pm Mon. Mar. 26

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. 26

Beginning Sign Language 2

If you’ve taken Beginning Sign Language 1 or have introductory skills/knowledge and are ready to learn more this is the program for you. Expand your knowledge of sign in this secondary class. Get a quick refresher on the basics and pick up where you left off in Beginning Sign Language 1.

UW Eau Claire Campus 105 Garfield Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $99

Age: 16+

Tuesday, Mar. 27th, 2018

10am-2pm Tue. Mar. 27

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

11am-1pm Tue. Mar. 27

Non-Profit Roundtable Reaching and Engaging Millennials

Millennials have surpassed the baby boomers and are now the largest living generation in the United States. Engaging this generation as donors, volunteers, and employees is essential to fostering a sustainable organization. Explore ideas and practical ways to reach and engage young adults.

Holiday Inn South 4751 Owen Ayres Court, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

noon-7pm Tue. Mar. 27

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+

noon-12:30pm Tue. Mar. 27

Lunch & Learn: Estate Planning Basics for Everyone

Learn why getting your legal affairs in order and estate planning are key in this introductory class. All ages, partnerships, and lifestyles welcome. Boxed lunches available for pre-order with registration. Instructor: Attorney Jennifer Heinz.

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

Cost: FREE (Registration required)

Age: All Ages

1-3pm Tue. Mar. 27

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. 27

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. 27

Trending: Outdoor Kitchens, Fire & Water Features

Explore different components for outdoor living. Presented by Rock It! Outdoors, they will show unique ways on how to create water features, fire features, living spaces & more.

Chippewa Valley Home Builders Association Board Room 4319 Jeffers Road, Eau Claire

Cost: $10/person - Attendees Receive a FREE Ticket to the 2018 Parade of Homes Event

Age: 21+

6-8pm Tue. Mar. 27

Business Tax Chat

The Business Tax Chat is an opportunity for small business owners, particularly individuals who may be filing for the first time, to bring questions about their specific small business tax concerns.

Western Dairyland 418 Wisconsin St., Eau Claire

Cost: $10

6-7:30pm Tue. Mar. 27

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

Wednesday, Mar. 28th, 2018

10am-noon Wed. Mar. 28

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

6-7:30pm Wed. Mar. 28

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+

7-8:30pm Wed. Mar. 28

Songwriters In-The-Round

Working on new material? Want to gain experience sharing your music? Want to learn more about what other local musicians are doing? Songwriters In-The-Round is a group that meets regularly where musicians can do all of these things.

Eau Claire Music School 1620 Ohm Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $5

Age: All Ages

Thursday, Mar. 29th, 2018

9:30-11am Thu. Mar. 29

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. 29

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. 29

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+

5-7pm Thu. Mar. 29

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

6-8pm Thu. Mar. 29

Abstract Art and Collage

Expand your skills or create something you can proudly display. This mixed media class will be using acrylic paints, graphite, colored pencil, ink, markers and other drawing materials, that will allow you to create colorful abstract papers to cut and piece into unique and beautiful collage artwork. Focus on various collage techniques, elements of art, creating backgrounds and principles of design.

Haas Fine Arts Center 121 Water St., Eau Claire

Cost: $99

6:45-8pm Thu. Mar. 29

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, Mar. 30th, 2018

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

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. 31st, 2018

8:30am-noon Sat. Mar. 31

Artology

Spruce up your child’s Saturdays. See your child's creative side come alive through art. This 8-week program covers a variety of techniques that are good for learners of all levels. Bring some color to your child's spring by signing them up for Artology.

Haas Fine Arts Center 121 Water St., Eau Claire

Cost: $99

Age: grades 3‐5 and grades 6‐8

9-11am Sat. Mar. 31

DIY: Kombucha

Learn how to capture a ginger bug, make fermented soda and brew kombucha at home in this hands on workshop. Create a flavor blend and starter culture to bring home, so bring a couple of jars. Instructor: Monarda Thrasher.

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

Cost: $20 (Registration required; payment due at time of registration)

Age: All Ages