Tuesday, Oct. 16th, 2018

1-3pm Tue. Oct. 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. Oct. 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

6-9pm Tue. Oct. 16

U.K.E. - Ukulele Klub of Eau Claire

All levels and ages of ukulele players (and listeners & singers) are welcome. Social hour begins at 6 pm, music starts at 7 pm. If you wish to lead a song, please bring at least 20 copies of the music to share.

Galloway Grille 409 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6:30-7:30pm Tue. Oct. 16

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+

7-9pm Tue. Oct. 16

Acting — Stepping on Stage

Bring out the actor in you Going outside your comfort zone or embracing something new can be a bit scary, but most of the time it’s worth it because you end up learning about yourself.Whether you are returning to the stage after a long intermission or have never stepped foot on stage, this acting class is for you.

Pablo Center at the Confluence 120 Graham Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: Early Registration Fee $109.00, Standard Fee $129.00

Wednesday, Oct. 17th, 2018

1-3pm Wed. Oct. 17

Knot Just Knitting - Crafting Group

Crafters are invited to bring their latest project and enjoy an afternoon of crafting and conversation with fellow artists. Meet new people, create new items, and even learn a thing or two. Quilt, knit, scrapbook, crochet, and more.

Chippewa Falls Public Library 105 W Central St., Chippewa Falls

6-8pm Wed. Oct. 17

Write Memoir: Letting our Senses Guide our Stories

Use the five senses to recall meaningful life memories and write about them. Recall memorable moments worth writing about to create your personal life map. Open your mind to new perspectives on writing memoirs. Register today.

Pablo Center at the Confluence 120 Graham Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $139

Age: 18+

Thursday, Oct. 18th, 2018

10:30-11:30am Thu. Oct. 18

Coloring Therapy

Remember how much you enjoyed coloring as a child? Bring back the memories. They'll provide the materials; you do the creating. A fun way to meet people and relax.

Chippewa Falls Public Library 105 W Central St., Chippewa Falls

1-4pm Thu. Oct. 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

5pm Thu. Oct. 18

Putting Your Garden To Bed

A thorough fall clean up will give your garden a healthy start in the spring. Learn what you need to do before the winter arrives to have the best success in your garden. Learn how to clean up your perennial garden and what to do with trees and shrubs, how to overwinter tender plants, and more.

Down To Earth Garden Center 6025 Arndt Ln., Eau Claire

6-8:30pm Thu. Oct. 18

Fiber Arts – Needle Felting

Get a chance to work with one of the oldest known textile fabrics in this hands-on needle felting program. Over the three weeks, you’ll create both 2D and 3D projects that you can keep for yourself or give as a present for an upcoming holiday.

Pablo Center at the Confluence 120 Graham Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $149

6-8:31pm Thu. Oct. 18

Fiber Arts – Needle Felting

Get a chance to work with one of the oldest known textile fabrics in this hands-on needle felting program. Over the three weeks, you’ll create both 2D and 3D projects that you can keep for yourself or give as a present for an upcoming holiday.

Pablo Center at the Confluence 120 Graham Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $149

Friday, Oct. 19th, 2018

7:30-9:30pm Fri. Oct. 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, Oct. 20th, 2018

2pm Sat. Oct. 20

Succulent Pumpkin Planter Centerpiece Workshop

These new centerpieces are all the rage on Pinterest. All you need is a few live succulent cuttings, some fun seasonal decorations or fabric, a pumpkin and some hot glue. Your creation can then be planted in a pot once the pumpkin is past its prime.

Down To Earth Garden Center 6025 Arndt Ln., Eau Claire

Cost: $25/per centerpiece

Monday, Oct. 22nd, 2018

6-7pm Mon. Oct. 22

Treatment Foster Care Informational Session

Do you have what it takes to be a Kid Hero in your community? (No superpowers required) Become a Treatment Foster Parent. Join this informational session at Children's Hospital of Wisconsin's Community Services office. You are under no obligation to become licensed as a foster parent by attending this event.

Children's Hospital of Wisconsin - Community Services 2004 Highland Avenue, Suite M, Eau Claire

6:30-8pm Mon. Oct. 22

Beginning Sign Language Fall 2018

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: All Ages

7:30-10pm Mon. Oct. 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, Oct. 23rd, 2018

10am-2pm Tue. Oct. 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. Oct. 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. Oct. 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

6:30-7:30pm Tue. Oct. 23

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+

7-9pm Tue. Oct. 23

Acting — Stepping on Stage

Bring out the actor in you Going outside your comfort zone or embracing something new can be a bit scary, but most of the time it’s worth it because you end up learning about yourself.Whether you are returning to the stage after a long intermission or have never stepped foot on stage, this acting class is for you.

Pablo Center at the Confluence 120 Graham Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: Early Registration Fee $109.00, Standard Fee $129.00

Wednesday, Oct. 24th, 2018

1-3pm Wed. Oct. 24

Knot Just Knitting - Crafting Group

Crafters are invited to bring their latest project and enjoy an afternoon of crafting and conversation with fellow artists. Meet new people, create new items, and even learn a thing or two. Quilt, knit, scrapbook, crochet, and more.

Chippewa Falls Public Library 105 W Central St., Chippewa Falls

6-7:30pm Wed. Oct. 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+

6-8pm Wed. Oct. 24

Write Memoir: Letting our Senses Guide our Stories

Use the five senses to recall meaningful life memories and write about them. Recall memorable moments worth writing about to create your personal life map. Open your mind to new perspectives on writing memoirs. Register today.

Pablo Center at the Confluence 120 Graham Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $139

Age: 18+

6-9pm Wed. Oct. 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

Thursday, Oct. 25th, 2018

10-11:30am Thu. Oct. 25

Advance Care Planning

A thought-provoking conversation to help make your health care wishes known and shared with family and friends. Learn vocabulary, reflect on your values, choose a health care agent, and explore goals for treatment. Have the opportunity to complete your advance directive.

Marshfield Clinic 2116 Craig Rd, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

10:30-11:30am Thu. Oct. 25

Coloring Therapy

Remember how much you enjoyed coloring as a child? Bring back the memories. They'll provide the materials; you do the creating. A fun way to meet people and relax.

Chippewa Falls Public Library 105 W Central St., Chippewa Falls

1-4pm Thu. Oct. 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

6-9pm Thu. Oct. 25

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.

Western Dairyland 418 Wisconsin St., Eau Claire

Cost: $29

Friday, Oct. 26th, 2018

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

Sunday, Oct. 28th, 2018

4-6pm Sun. Oct. 28

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, Oct. 29th, 2018

6-8pm Mon. Oct. 29

Creative Crafting — Bookbinding

In this class, students will learn to make two different types of hand bound books – pamphlet binding and long-stitch binding. Pamphlet stitch binding is a simple but versatile bookbinding technique that can produce beautiful journals. This class will teach you how to create a hardcover book using the pamphlet stitch.

Haas Fine Arts Center 121 Water St., Eau Claire

Cost: $195

6:30-8pm Mon. Oct. 29

Beginning Sign Language Fall 2018

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: All Ages

7:30-10pm Mon. Oct. 29

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, Oct. 30th, 2018

10am-2pm Tue. Oct. 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. Oct. 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. Oct. 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

6:30-7:30pm Tue. Oct. 30

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+

7-9pm Tue. Oct. 30

Punchlines - Humor in Poetry

Some think poetry is no laughing matter, but humor and poetry actually go hand in hand. This class is for writers who want to sharpen their poetic voice and their funny bones.

Pablo Center at the Confluence 120 Graham Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $129

Wednesday, Oct. 31st, 2018

1-3pm Wed. Oct. 31

Knot Just Knitting - Crafting Group

Crafters are invited to bring their latest project and enjoy an afternoon of crafting and conversation with fellow artists. Meet new people, create new items, and even learn a thing or two. Quilt, knit, scrapbook, crochet, and more.

Chippewa Falls Public Library 105 W Central St., Chippewa Falls

6-8pm Wed. Oct. 31

Write Memoir: Letting our Senses Guide our Stories

Use the five senses to recall meaningful life memories and write about them. Recall memorable moments worth writing about to create your personal life map. Open your mind to new perspectives on writing memoirs. Register today.

Pablo Center at the Confluence 120 Graham Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $139

Age: 18+

Thursday, Nov. 1st, 2018

10:30-11:30am Thu. Nov. 1

Coloring Therapy

Remember how much you enjoyed coloring as a child? Bring back the memories. They'll provide the materials; you do the creating. A fun way to meet people and relax.

Chippewa Falls Public Library 105 W Central St., Chippewa Falls

1-4pm Thu. Nov. 1

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, Nov. 2nd, 2018

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

Monday, Nov. 5th, 2018

6-8pm Mon. Nov. 5

Creative Crafting — Bookbinding

In this class, students will learn to make two different types of hand bound books – pamphlet binding and long-stitch binding. Pamphlet stitch binding is a simple but versatile bookbinding technique that can produce beautiful journals. This class will teach you how to create a hardcover book using the pamphlet stitch.

Haas Fine Arts Center 121 Water St., Eau Claire

Cost: $195

6pm Mon. Nov. 5

Clearwater Quilters Guild

New members are always welcome. Call for more information.

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

6:30-8:30pm Mon. Nov. 5

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

7:30-10pm Mon. Nov. 5

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

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