Thursday, Apr. 12th, 2018

9:30am Thu. Apr. 12

MOMS Club of the Eau Claire Area

Are you an at-home mom? Come to the monthly planning meeting for MOMS Club Eau Claire-North. Learn about how MOMS Club helps at-home moms socialize, make friends, plan activities, go on field trips, and share in the joys of being an at-home mom.

Contact for location information

Cost: FREE

noon-7pm Thu. Apr. 12

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. Apr. 12

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

5:30-7:30pm Thu. Apr. 12

Parent Cafe'

Enjoy an evening out with your family, sharing a family-style meal and parenting discussion facilitated by River Source Family Center Parent Educators. Tonight's theme is "Movin' & Groovin' Together" and we will discuss ideas on how to create an active lifestyle for you and your family.

River Source Family Center 403 High Street, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: Birth to age 5

6-8pm Thu. Apr. 12

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

Friday, Apr. 13th, 2018

7am-5:30pm Fri. Apr. 13

Foot and Nail Care: Education for Nurses-Expanded Clinical

Over the course of this program, you will learn: The components of a comprehensive lower extremity assessment. How to identify selected conditions of the skin and nails. Appropriate patient teaching content and methods. Issues related to providing foot and nail care as an independent nursing practice. Basic and intermediate level foot and nail care in a supervised clinical setting.

The Lismore 333 Gibson Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $1,099

7:30-9:30pm Fri. Apr. 13

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. 14th, 2018

8:30am-noon Sat. Apr. 14

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

10-11:30am Sat. Apr. 14

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

noon-7pm Sat. Apr. 14

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, Apr. 15th, 2018

noon-7pm Sun. Apr. 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+

2-4pm Sun. Apr. 15

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, Apr. 16th, 2018

9:30-11:30am Mon. Apr. 16

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

6:30-8pm Mon. Apr. 16

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, Apr. 17th, 2018

8am-12:30pm Tue. Apr. 17

Supporting Bereaved College Students and Emerging Adults

Many college students and emerging adults face their first significant loss just as they are striving for independence. Learn effective strategies for supporting this population through the unique challenges they face. The Hospice Foundation of America webinar will be followed by an in-person presentation by local expert, Lisa Quinn Lee.

UW-Eau Claire Campus (room TBD) 105 Garfield Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $69

10am-2pm Tue. Apr. 17

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. Apr. 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+

1-3pm Tue. Apr. 17

Dunn Dulcimers

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

Christ Lutheran Church 1306 Wilcox St., Menomonie

3:30-5:30pm Tue. Apr. 17

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. Apr. 17

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, Apr. 18th, 2018

9am-6pm Wed. Apr. 18

Boudie Camp LIVE

Boudie Camp Live is a 2-day conference for photographers where they will be learning from top photographers in the industry in the form of interactive presentations, live Q&A panels, shoot outs & more. You can use the photos you shoot during this event in your portfolio.

The Lismore 333 Gibson Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $697

Age: 18+

noon-1pm Wed. Apr. 18

Food Entrepreneurship Roundtable

Presented by The Western Dairyland Business Center and Women's Business Center, the purpose of each industry roundtable discussion is to gather entrepreneurs and aspiring business owners in the same field to share their experiences and best practices, network, and find new and innovative ways to collaborate.

Western Dairyland 418 Wisconsin St., Eau Claire

Cost: $15; lunch provided

5:30-8:30pm Wed. Apr. 18

Spring Edibles

Learn how to identify, harvest and prepare wild Morel, Oyster, and Pheasants Back mushrooms along with several other edible spring plants in this 2 night course. 3 hours/night. Instructor: Tavis Lynch.

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

Cost: $25 (Registration required; payment due at time of registration)

Age: All Ages

6:30-8:30pm Wed. Apr. 18

Introduction to Swing Music

Listen to, study, and discuss music examples contributing to the rise of the Swing era and the Swing era itself. Get an overview of jazz traditions emphasizing the listening skills, cultural context, and history needed to enrich your enjoyment of this important genre long after class meetings conclude.

UW-Eau Claire Campus (room TBD) 105 Garfield Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $125

7-8:30pm Wed. Apr. 18

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, Apr. 19th, 2018

9am-6pm Thu. Apr. 19

Boudie Camp LIVE

Boudie Camp Live is a 2-day conference for photographers where they will be learning from top photographers in the industry in the form of interactive presentations, live Q&A panels, shoot outs & more. You can use the photos you shoot during this event in your portfolio.

The Lismore 333 Gibson Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $697

Age: 18+

9:30-11am Thu. Apr. 19

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. Apr. 19

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. Apr. 19

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

5:30-8:30pm Thu. Apr. 19

Spring Edibles

Learn how to identify, harvest and prepare wild Morel, Oyster, and Pheasants Back mushrooms along with several other edible spring plants in this 2 night course. 3 hours/night. Instructor: Tavis Lynch.

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

Cost: $25 (Registration required; payment due at time of registration)

Age: All Ages

6-8pm Thu. Apr. 19

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

7-8pm Thu. Apr. 19

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, Apr. 20th, 2018

7:30-9:30pm Fri. Apr. 20

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. 21st, 2018

8:30am-4:30pm Sat. Apr. 21

Stepfamily Rx Conference

Calling all stepcouples, single parents, and couples planning on creating a stepfamily. Important information regarding co-parenting, smart phones, teen anxiety/depression, and more. Call for more information.

Peace Church 501 E. Fillmore, Eau Claire

Cost: Price TBA

Age: Adults

8:30am-noon Sat. Apr. 21

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

10am-noon Sat. Apr. 21

Intro to Herbalism

A simple introduction to herbal recipes from tinctures to infused oils, teas, decoctions, & how to make them at home. You'll learn basics for putting together a family herbal book in this discussion style class. Instructor: Jan Szalai.

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

Cost: FREE (Registration required)

Age: All Ages

noon-7pm Sat. Apr. 21

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, Apr. 22nd, 2018

noon-7pm Sun. Apr. 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+

Monday, Apr. 23rd, 2018

6:30-8pm Mon. Apr. 23

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, Apr. 24th, 2018

8am-12:30pm Tue. Apr. 24

Webinar: Supporting Bereaved College Students and Emerging Adults

Many college students and emerging adults face their first significant loss just as they are striving for independence. Learn effective strategies for supporting this population through the unique challenges they face. Will be followed by an in-person presentation by local expert, Lisa Quinn Lee.

UW-Eau Claire Campus 105 Garfield Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: $69

10am-2pm Tue. Apr. 24

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. Apr. 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+

1-3pm Tue. Apr. 24

Dunn Dulcimers

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

Christ Lutheran Church 1306 Wilcox St., Menomonie

3:30-5:30pm Tue. Apr. 24

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

6-8pm Tue. Apr. 24

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

6-7pm Tue. Apr. 24

DIY: Simple Salad Dressings

Learn how to create your own unique & versatile salad dressings in this hands on class. Make 2 salad dressings to take home in this workshop. Instructor: Becca Kleist.

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

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

Age: All Ages

Wednesday, Apr. 25th, 2018

6-7:30pm Wed. Apr. 25

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+

6:30-8:30pm Wed. Apr. 25

Introduction to Swing Music

Listen to, study, and discuss music examples contributing to the rise of the Swing era and the Swing era itself. Get an overview of jazz traditions emphasizing the listening skills, cultural context, and history needed to enrich your enjoyment of this important genre long after class meetings conclude.

UW-Eau Claire Campus (room TBD) 105 Garfield Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $125

Thursday, Apr. 26th, 2018

9:30-11am Thu. Apr. 26

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. Apr. 26

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+