Friday, Feb. 22nd, 2019

7:30-9:30pm Fri. Feb. 22

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. 23rd, 2019

8-10am Sat. Feb. 23

Distance Running

All levels are welcome, but this class is specifically designed for anyone, at any level, interested in running a half or full marathon. Provides you with the training tools to help you on this 14-week journey. Attend either the Tuesday morning or evening lecture, and training runs are on Saturdays.

UWEC McPhee Strength & Performance Center 509 University Drive, Eau Claire

Cost: $149

Age: All Ages

1-4pm Sat. Feb. 23

Midwest Maker Meet Up

Calling all Midwest Makers! You're all invited to connect, collaborate, and celebrate another crazy holiday season with creatives from all over the midwest. This open-house style event was designed to foster creativity and collaborations between makers, creatives, and small business owners.

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

1:30-4:30pm Sat. Feb. 23

Paint and Draw with Schaefer-Miles

Paint and Draw with Schaefer/Miles. Beginners to Advanced. With or without your own supplies. Learn techniques and mediums while creating in your own style. Take one class or many.

Artisan Forge Studios 1106 Mondovi Road, Eau Claire

Cost: $40

Age: Student and Adult

Sunday, Feb. 24th, 2019

4-6pm Sun. Feb. 24

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, Feb. 25th, 2019

7-9pm Mon. Feb. 25

Thyroid Expert Panel

Hear a national author on Thyroid, and three local Functional Medicine practitioners discuss why Thyroid inflammation and disorders are on the rise, what you can do to learn more, and how you can work with your physician to be your best. Speakers and their bios listed online.

OakLeaf Surgical Hospital, River Prairie Room 1000 Oakleaf Way, Altoona

Cost: FREE; Registration required

Age: All Ages

7:30-10pm Mon. Feb. 25

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, Feb. 26th, 2019

7-7:50am Tue. Feb. 26

Distance Running

All levels are welcome, but this class is specifically designed for anyone, at any level, interested in running a half or full marathon. Provides you with the training tools to help you on this 14-week journey. Attend either the Tuesday morning or evening lecture, and training runs are on Saturdays.

UWEC McPhee Strength & Performance Center 509 University Drive, Eau Claire

Cost: $149

Age: All Ages

1-3pm Tue. Feb. 26

Dunn Dulcimers

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

Christ Lutheran Church 1306 Wilcox St., Menomonie

5:30-6:20pm Tue. Feb. 26

Distance Running

All levels are welcome, but this class is specifically designed for anyone, at any level, interested in running a half or full marathon. Provides you with the training tools to help you on this 14-week journey. Attend either the Tuesday morning or evening lecture, and training runs are on Saturdays.

UWEC McPhee Strength & Performance Center 509 University Drive, Eau Claire

Cost: $149

Age: All Ages

5:30-9:30pm Tue. Feb. 26

Training Tuesday CPR/AED and First Aid Part 1 of 2 (Initial)

This CPR/AED and First Aid Part 1 course is designed for anyone with little or no medical training who wants to be prepared for an emergency. Register online.

Life Safety Training Center 2425 Seymour Road, Eau Claire

Cost: $65

Age: 15+

6-8:45pm Tue. Feb. 26

Entrepreneurial Training Program

The sessions are designed to help people learn the fundamentals of small business start-up, management and how to create a business plan.

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

Cost: $250 (after scholarship applied)

Age: All Ages

6:45-7:45pm Tue. Feb. 26

Intro to Ballroom Dance - Session 2

Learn how to glide around the dance floor in this fun intro dance class. Whether you are just beginning or brushing up on your skills, this class is for you. Learn swing, waltz and rumba. Pre-register online or at the Altoona Parks & Recreation Office.

River Prairie Center 1445 Front Porch Place, Altoona

Cost: $50/person

Age: 16+

7:45-8:45pm Tue. Feb. 26

Ballroom Dance Level 2 - Session 2

Learn how to glide around the dance floor in this fun intro dance class. Whether you are just beginning or brushing up on your skills, this class is for you. Learn swing, waltz and rumba. Pre-register online or at the Altoona Parks & Recreation Office.

River Prairie Center 1445 Front Porch Place, Altoona

Cost: $50/person

Age: 16+

Wednesday, Feb. 27th, 2019

9:30-11am Wed. Feb. 27

Weekly Bird Banding

Beaver Creek Reserve Bird Banders have been banding birds for 20+ years. Visit with the Bird Banders during their weekly banding sessions. Watch and learn how and why they band birds. Learn about bird identification, how birds are caught and banded, and meet some birds up close.

Wise Nature Center, Beaver Creek Reserve S1 Cty Rd. K, Fall Creek

Cost: FREE

6-9pm Wed. Feb. 27

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

6-7pm Wed. Feb. 27

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+

Thursday, Feb. 28th, 2019

8:30am-4pm Thu. Feb. 28

Leading Intentional Customer Service

The service a customer experiences with your business is critical to your success. Happy customers are your best marketing tool. This course will provide hands-on training with best practices and proven techniques to deliver exceptional customer service through effective leadership.

Holiday Inn South 4751 Owen Ayres Court, Eau Claire

Cost: $600

9:30-11am Thu. Feb. 28

Weekly Bird Banding

Beaver Creek Reserve Bird Banders have been banding birds for 20+ years. Visit with the Bird Banders during their weekly banding sessions. Watch and learn how and why they band birds. Learn about bird identification, how birds are caught and banded, and meet some birds up close.

Wise Nature Center, Beaver Creek Reserve S1 Cty Rd. K, Fall Creek

Cost: FREE

noon-3pm Thu. Feb. 28

Paint and Draw with Schaefer-Miles

Paint and Draw with Schaefer/Miles. Beginners to Advanced. With or without your own supplies. Learn techniques and mediums while creating in your own style. Take one class or many.

Artisan Forge Studios 1106 Mondovi Road, Eau Claire

Cost: $40

Age: Student and Adult

1-4pm Thu. Feb. 28

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

4-7pm Thu. Feb. 28

Paint and Draw with Schaefer-Miles

Paint and Draw with Schaefer/Miles. Beginners to Advanced. With or without your own supplies. Learn techniques and mediums while creating in your own style. Take one class or many.

Artisan Forge Studios 1106 Mondovi Road, Eau Claire

Cost: $40

Age: Student and Adult

6-7pm Thu. Feb. 28

Solar and Suds

Enjoy two free beers and an informative presentation about about how solar for your property works. Seating is limited. An opportunity for homeowners, business owners, and anyone who’s interested to learn about the benefits of solar energy.

Lucette Brewing Company 910 Hudson Rd., Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages 21+ for Free Beer

7-9pm Thu. Feb. 28

Create Your Own Playlist

Back in the '70s, '80s and 90's mixtapes were all the rage! Welcome to a new generation. Patrons will learn to create and share their playlists with their friends and family on their own devices. Jim Nelson will be the resident DJ.

Menomonie Public Library 600 Wolske Bay Rd, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Friday, Mar. 1st, 2019

8:30am-4pm Fri. Mar. 1

Leading Intentional Customer Service

The service a customer experiences with your business is critical to your success. Happy customers are your best marketing tool. This course will provide hands-on training with best practices and proven techniques to deliver exceptional customer service through effective leadership.

Holiday Inn South 4751 Owen Ayres Court, Eau Claire

Cost: $600

7:30-9:30pm Fri. Mar. 1

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. 2nd, 2019

8-10am Sat. Mar. 2

Distance Running

All levels are welcome, but this class is specifically designed for anyone, at any level, interested in running a half or full marathon. Provides you with the training tools to help you on this 14-week journey. Attend either the Tuesday morning or evening lecture, and training runs are on Saturdays.

UWEC McPhee Strength & Performance Center 509 University Drive, Eau Claire

Cost: $149

Age: All Ages

8:30am-3pm Sat. Mar. 2

Bee Keeping 101 - Learn the Art of Beekeeping

If you have heard about the pollinator shortage and want to make a difference, then become a backyard beekeeper. This informative class teaches you the basics to get started: introductory knowledge about beekeeping and bees, costs associated with beekeeping, time involved and equipment needed.

Wise Nature Center, Beaver Creek Reserve S1 Cty Rd. K, Fall Creek

Cost: Friends $40, Nonmembers $45

1-2pm Sat. Mar. 2

The Roots of Permaculture: an Introduction to Ecologically Designed Gardens

Learn how to approach your gardening and landscaping projects through the ecologically based design science of permaculture. From building soil to planting strategies, dig into the core of permaculture and see real-world examples of techniques used to create a beautiful, productive, and sustainable garden ecosystem in your own backyard.

Menomonie Public Library 600 Wolske Bay Rd, Menomonie

Cost: Free (Seed Library Seeds can also be picked up after the speaker)

1:30-4:30pm Sat. Mar. 2

Paint and Draw with Schaefer-Miles

Paint and Draw with Schaefer/Miles. Beginners to Advanced. With or without your own supplies. Learn techniques and mediums while creating in your own style. Take one class or many.

Artisan Forge Studios 1106 Mondovi Road, Eau Claire

Cost: $40

Age: Student and Adult

2:30-3:30pm Sat. Mar. 2

Around the Farm Table with Inga Witscher

Join Inga Witscher of PBS show "Around the Farm Table" for a cooking demo with story telling and seasonal cooking. "Around the Farm Table" is dedicated to connecting consumers to small, thoughtful producers through storytelling, forgotten recipes and entertainment.

Augusta Memorial Public Library 113 North Stone St, Augusta

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Sunday, Mar. 3rd, 2019

noon-2:30pm Sun. Mar. 3

CPR Certify Eau Claire

CPR Certify Eau Claire is a community movement with the goal of sharing life-saving CPR & AED use, as well as, emergency choking procedures for Adults, Children, and Infants. This course is taught by Licensed Paramedics and State Certified EMS Instructors. Lunch provided.

Spirit Lutheran Church 1310 Main St, Eau Claire

Cost: $35

Monday, Mar. 4th, 2019

6pm Mon. Mar. 4

Clearwater Quilters Guild

New members are always welcome. Call for more information.

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

7:30-10pm Mon. Mar. 4

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, Mar. 5th, 2019

7-7:50am Tue. Mar. 5

Distance Running

All levels are welcome, but this class is specifically designed for anyone, at any level, interested in running a half or full marathon. Provides you with the training tools to help you on this 14-week journey. Attend either the Tuesday morning or evening lecture, and training runs are on Saturdays.

UWEC McPhee Strength & Performance Center 509 University Drive, Eau Claire

Cost: $149

Age: All Ages

9am-3pm Tue. Mar. 5

Eau Claire Farm Show

Eau Claire Farm Show includes equipment and displays. Comedian/Juggle Steve Russell will perform at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. both days. There will be an FFA Silent Auction.

Chippewa Valley Expo Center 5150 Old Mill Plaza, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

1-3pm Tue. Mar. 5

Dunn Dulcimers

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

Christ Lutheran Church 1306 Wilcox St., Menomonie

5:30-9:30pm Tue. Mar. 5

Training Tuesday CPR/AED Course (Initial)

This CPR/AED course is designed for anyone with little or no medical training who needs a course completion card for a job, regulatory (for example OSHA), or other requirements. This course can also be taken by anyone who wants to be prepared for an emergency in any setting.

Life Safety Training Center 2425 Seymour Road, Eau Claire

Cost: $55 Per Person

Age: Age 15+

5:30-6:20pm Tue. Mar. 5

Distance Running

All levels are welcome, but this class is specifically designed for anyone, at any level, interested in running a half or full marathon. Provides you with the training tools to help you on this 14-week journey. Attend either the Tuesday morning or evening lecture, and training runs are on Saturdays.

UWEC McPhee Strength & Performance Center 509 University Drive, Eau Claire

Cost: $149

Age: All Ages

6-8:45pm Tue. Mar. 5

Entrepreneurial Training Program

The sessions are designed to help people learn the fundamentals of small business start-up, management and how to create a business plan.

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

Cost: $250 (after scholarship applied)

Age: All Ages

6-8pm Tue. Mar. 5

March Maintenance Madness at SHIFT

Learn how to keep your bike in tip-top shape. The weekly series covers different sections of the bicycle so by the end of the month you'll be able to perform basic repairs at home. Classes include a free beer or coffee and a small gift related to each topic. Attendees receive 10% off all March purchases.

SHIFT Cyclery & Coffee Bar 615 Graham Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $25 per class, or $80 for all 4 classes

Wednesday, Mar. 6th, 2019

9am-3pm Wed. Mar. 6

Eau Claire Farm Show

Eau Claire Farm Show includes equipment and displays. Comedian/Juggle Steve Russell will perform at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. both days. There will be an FFA Silent Auction.

Chippewa Valley Expo Center 5150 Old Mill Plaza, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

9:30-11am Wed. Mar. 6

Weekly Bird Banding

Beaver Creek Reserve Bird Banders have been banding birds for 20+ years. Visit with the Bird Banders during their weekly banding sessions. Watch and learn how and why they band birds. Learn about bird identification, how birds are caught and banded, and meet some birds up close.

Wise Nature Center, Beaver Creek Reserve S1 Cty Rd. K, Fall Creek

Cost: FREE

noon-1:30pm Wed. Mar. 6

Living Well with Dementia

This class presents some brain wellness strategies and the evidence behind them to improve overall health and well-being for individuals with memory loss and/or dementia and their care partner. Registration is required.

Dove Healthcare West - Community Room 1405 Truax Blvd, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE, lunch included

Age: Adults

3:45-5pm Wed. Mar. 6

Savvy Seniors Series

As part of The Classic’s ongoing Savvy Seniors Series program, local novelist CeCelia Zorn will present “Write Your Obituary: You Get the Last Word."

The Classic at Hillcrest Greens 2455 Sawgrass Pl, Altoona

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6pm Wed. Mar. 6

Bottles and Brushes

Lift a glass, lift a brush, and join Pablo Center for an evening of art and fun. A skilled and supportive instructors will help you create your very own masterpiece. Materials, guidance, and beverages provided. All levels welcome.

Pablo Center at the Confluence 120 Graham Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $35

Age: 21+

7-8:30pm Wed. Mar. 6

Ribbons of Life

John Haack, UW-Extension Emeritus Natural Resource Educator, will tell us about the features and creatures that create “Ribbons of Life” along the shorelands of Wisconsin’s lakes, rivers, and streams. John will also offer tips for shoreland stewards to improve the health of their shoreland and attract more wildlife.

Unitarian Universalist Congregation 421 S. Farwell St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Thursday, Mar. 7th, 2019

8:30am-4pm Thu. Mar. 7

Supervisor Training: Learning to Lead

Good leaders continually look for new ways to learn in order for themselves and their teams to be successful. Learning to Lead will challenge and inspire you whether you’ve been in a leadership role for a long time or you’ve recently taken on such a position.

Holiday Inn South 4751 Owen Ayres Court, Eau Claire

Cost: $600

9:15-11:15am Thu. Mar. 7

Parent Partnership

Parent Partnership is for all parents regardless of income, marital status, gender, race, or religion. Every parent deserves a place to gather to meet other parents in a stress-free environment. Childcare is provided.

Trinity Lutheran Church 1314 E. Lexington Blvd., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: Parents and Kids

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