Friday, Oct. 20th, 2017

7am-5:30pm Fri. Oct. 20

Foot and Nail Care: Education Day with Expanded Clincal

As our population ages and we see rising rates of diabetes, the demand for foot and nail care is rapidly increasing. This area of nursing practice is often neglected in formal nursing education, leaving a shortage of professional providers. This course will give you all the tools you need to begin a practice of basic foot and nail care.

The Florian Gardens 2340 Lorch Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: $999

7:30am-4:30pm Fri. Oct. 20

Foot and Nail Clinics

A free Foot and Nail clinic open to the community. Offered by UWEC.

Grace Lutheran Church 202 W. Grand Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

9:30-11:30am Fri. Oct. 20

Facebook

Learn Facebook all over again or for the first time, learn how to find friends, post to your timeline, upload, add & tag photos, message, chat, create and manage lists, create groups & much more. Stay up-to-the-minute with your children & grandchildren.

L.E. Phillips Senior Center 1616 Bellinger St., Eau Claire

Cost: $25 members / $37.50 non-members

Age: Seniors

noon-8pm Fri. Oct. 20

Building Dreams: Art of Architecture and Invention Art Exhibit

This fall exhibit shows the art of an Eau Clairian’s patented inventions; architecturally inspired art and jewelry of our region and more creations. The gallery offers guided tours of their downtown Eau Claire 1882 Victorian Mansion as part of the exhibit.

Galaudet Gallery LLC 618 South Farwell, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

5:30-8pm Fri. Oct. 20

Crochet Pouch Class

Join instructor Liz Olson to make a cute little fall themed pouch. Choose between an apple or pumpkin themed project to put all your little treasures. Some crochet experience required.

Blue Boxer Arts 416 S Barstow Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $30

Age: Ages 12+

6:30-9pm Fri. Oct. 20

Paint at Cheers Pablo

Head to Cheers Pablo for one of many painting events, or a DIY sign class. No painting experience necessary, just come ready to have fun. More information about available classes online.

Cheers Pablo 2839 Mall Drive, Suite 3A, Eau Claire

Cost: $35 per person, $25 for Kids Under 12

Age: All Ages

7-8pm Fri. Oct. 20

Art & Science: Color

This is the kick off event for a program which investigates ways in which the concept of color is represented in various aspects of human culture and science: everything from the ideas of the color spectrum and the electromagnetic spectrum, to the interplay of mixing colors in art or even the role of color in racial constructs.

Foster Gallery UWEC Haas Fine Arts Center, 121 Water St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7:30-9:30pm Fri. Oct. 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, Oct. 21st, 2017

9:30-11:30am Sat. Oct. 21

Gather with Yarn

Bring your current projects, and our friendly staff will be on-hand to help you puzzle out your yarny problems and answer any questions you may have. Or, just spend a lovely morning relaxing on their cozy couches, hanging out with fellow knitters and crocheters.

Stitch Supply Co. 913 South Hillcrest Parkway, Altoona

Cost: FREE

10am-3pm Sat. Oct. 21

Fall Foliage and Autumn Florals

Watercolor workshop. Some experience preferred. Learn more about the use of color for rendering your favorite subject. Bring a sack lunch or order out. Supply list sent on registration. Instructor: Vicki Casper.

Arts Coming Together: School of the Arts 107 Wilson Court, Menomonie

Cost: $35

Age: Teens-Adults

10am Sat. Oct. 21

Succulent Pumpkin Planter Centerpiece Workshop

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

noon-8pm Sat. Oct. 21

Building Dreams: Art of Architecture and Invention Art Exhibit

This fall exhibit shows the art of an Eau Clairian’s patented inventions; architecturally inspired art and jewelry of our region and more creations. The gallery offers guided tours of their downtown Eau Claire 1882 Victorian Mansion as part of the exhibit.

Galaudet Gallery LLC 618 South Farwell, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

1:30-4pm Sat. Oct. 21

Paint at Cheers Pablo

Head to Cheers Pablo for one of many painting events, or a DIY sign class. No painting experience necessary, just come ready to have fun. More information about available classes online.

Cheers Pablo 2839 Mall Drive, Suite 3A, Eau Claire

Cost: $35 per person, $25 for Kids Under 12

Age: All Ages

6:30-9pm Sat. Oct. 21

Paint at Cheers Pablo

Head to Cheers Pablo for one of many painting events, or a DIY sign class. No painting experience necessary, just come ready to have fun. More information about available classes online.

Cheers Pablo 2839 Mall Drive, Suite 3A, Eau Claire

Cost: $35 per person, $25 for Kids Under 12

Age: All Ages

8-10pm Sat. Oct. 21

Observing The Night Sky With The Chippewa Valley Astronomical Society

Enjoy a view of the night sky not possible from the city. Look through telescopes and see galaxies, nebula, star clusters, colorful double stars, and much more. Public observing starts about an hour after sunset for about two hours.

Hobbs Observatory In Beaver Creek Reserve, S1 Cty Hwy K, Fall Creek

Cost: FREE, donations accepted

Age: All ages

9pm Sat. Oct. 21

Chippewa Valley Paranormal Investigators Haunted Chippewa Tour

The Chippewa Valley Paranormal Investigators offer a tour of haunted Chippewa Falls. See and hear all the Macabre that Chippewa Falls has to offer. Learn the history of the lawless loggers all the way up to modern hauntings.

Near Shoe Factory Apartments Corner of Bay & River Streets, Chippewa Falls

Cost: $10 GA; $5 with active military ID

Sunday, Oct. 22nd, 2017

9-10:30am Sun. Oct. 22

Modern Dreamcatcher Workshop

The best ideas can come to you in dreams - gather them up with a modern day dreamcatcher. Past the lore of holding tight to your sleep thoughts, these are perfect pieces to add a touch of whimsy to your bedroom.

Red's Mercantile 224 N Dewey St., Eau Claire

Cost: $35 (includes dreamcatcher, light breakfast)

Age: All Ages

noon-8pm Sun. Oct. 22

Building Dreams: Art of Architecture and Invention Art Exhibit

This fall exhibit shows the art of an Eau Clairian’s patented inventions; architecturally inspired art and jewelry of our region and more creations. The gallery offers guided tours of their downtown Eau Claire 1882 Victorian Mansion as part of the exhibit.

Galaudet Gallery LLC 618 South Farwell, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

1-7pm Sun. Oct. 22

Lifeguard Instructor Training

The course prepares candidates to use course presentation materials, conduct water training sessions and evaluate the progress of learners.

Eau Claire YMCA 700 Graham Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: Member: $225, Commhnity: $315

Age: Ages 17+

1-3pm Sun. Oct. 22

Paint at Cheers Pablo

Head to Cheers Pablo for one of many painting events, or a DIY sign class. No painting experience necessary, just come ready to have fun. More information about available classes online.

Cheers Pablo 2839 Mall Drive, Suite 3A, Eau Claire

Cost: $35 per person, $25 for Kids Under 12

Age: All Ages

Monday, Oct. 23rd, 2017

9am-noon Mon. Oct. 23

Faith Jacket

Knit eleven scarves and two sleeves, and then have faith that you can assemble them into a jacket. Size options range from children's size 2 to an adult 2X. Relax and just knit to make a timeless sweater/jacket to wear this winter.

L.E. Phillips Senior Center 1616 Bellinger St., Eau Claire

Cost: $20 members / $25 non-members

Age: Seniors

10-11am Mon. Oct. 23

Continuing Norwegian

Continue your education on the Norwegian language. 3 week course.

Ager House 514 W. Madison St., Eau Claire

Cost: $25

10am Mon. Oct. 23

Security Health Plan Seminar

At the seminars, Security Health Plan representatives will discuss the advantages of each plan type and explain when people are allowed to enroll, what is and is not covered, and what charges they will incur.

Marshfield Clinic 2116 Craig Rd, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

10am Mon. Oct. 23

Security Health Plan Seminar

At the seminars, Security Health Plan representatives will discuss the advantages of each plan type and explain when people are allowed to enroll, what is and is not covered, and what charges they will incur.

Sleep Inn & Suites Conference Center 5872 33rd Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

noon-8pm Mon. Oct. 23

Building Dreams: Art of Architecture and Invention Art Exhibit

This fall exhibit shows the art of an Eau Clairian’s patented inventions; architecturally inspired art and jewelry of our region and more creations. The gallery offers guided tours of their downtown Eau Claire 1882 Victorian Mansion as part of the exhibit.

Galaudet Gallery LLC 618 South Farwell, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

1pm Mon. Oct. 23

Security Health Plan Seminar

At the seminars, Security Health Plan representatives will discuss the advantages of each plan type and explain when people are allowed to enroll, what is and is not covered, and what charges they will incur.

Marshfield Clinic 2116 Craig Rd, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

1pm Mon. Oct. 23

Security Health Plan Seminar

At the seminars, Security Health Plan representatives will discuss the advantages of each plan type and explain when people are allowed to enroll, what is and is not covered, and what charges they will incur.

Sleep Inn & Suites Conference Center 5872 33rd Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

4:30-5:30pm Mon. Oct. 23

Chippewa Valley Ukulele Orchestra

Each meeting features lesson time for beginning and advanced students as well as a rehearsal as an ensemble. New members at all levels welcome. Students who have never played ukulele before should schedule an introductory lesson before attending.

Eau Claire Music School 1620 Ohm Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $12 drop-in, $30 3-pass punchcard, $25 one-time registration fee

6-7pm Mon. Oct. 23

Treatment Foster Care Informational Sessions

Do you have what it takes to be a Kid Hero in your community? (No superpowers required) Become a Treatment Foster Parent. To learn more join us for an informational session at Children's Hospital of Wisconsin's Community Services office.

2004 Highland Avenue, Suite M, Eau Claire

6-8:30pm Mon. Oct. 23

Babysitter Training with Pediatric First Aid/CPR

Start your babysitting business on the right foot and learn how to be a safe, professional and reliable sitter. You will also get certified in Pediatric First Aid and CPR/AED. Must attend all classes to receive certification.

10th St. Recreation Center 9th St. & Bartlett Ave., Altoona

Cost: $100

Age: Age 11-17

6:30-8:30pm Mon. Oct. 23

Beginning Sign Language

Wish you knew how to communicate through sign language? This course will give you basic knowledge and understanding to communicate with the Deaf community. Practice the fundamentals of conversation including receptive skills and body language.

University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire 105 Garfield Avenue, Hibbard Hall 102, Eau Claire

Cost: 99

Age: All Ages

7-9:30pm Mon. Oct. 23

Confident Birth Childbirth Class Series (Bradley Method)

This 8 week natural childbirth class series is a great fit for any expectant couple due this winter. Former Bradley Method Instructors, Amanda and Tim Gunderson, teach an in-depth and interactive childbirth course covering topics such as prenatal nutrition & exercise, stages of labor & positions, the coach's role, complications, breastfeeding, postpartum & newborn care.

Receive Address Upon Registration, Altoona

Tuesday, Oct. 24th, 2017

9:30-11am Tue. Oct. 24

eBay Focus on Shipping

This class will focus on shipping, packing do's & don'ts.

L.E. Phillips Senior Center 1616 Bellinger St., Eau Claire

Cost: $10 members / $15 non-members

Age: Seniors

10am-2pm Tue. Oct. 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

11:30am-1:30pm Tue. Oct. 24

Fraud & Risk Management

The risk of business fraud today is higher than ever and it is a challenge for businesses to monitor the increasingly sophisticated fraud tactics of these criminals. CCEDC and Associated Bank have teamed up to provide a fraud prevention event to discuss this important topic.

Chippewa Valley Regional Airport 3800 Starr Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $15 with lunch

Age: 21+

noon-8pm Tue. Oct. 24

Building Dreams: Art of Architecture and Invention Art Exhibit

This fall exhibit shows the art of an Eau Clairian’s patented inventions; architecturally inspired art and jewelry of our region and more creations. The gallery offers guided tours of their downtown Eau Claire 1882 Victorian Mansion as part of the exhibit.

Galaudet Gallery LLC 618 South Farwell, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

1-3pm Tue. Oct. 24

Dunn Dulcimers

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

Christ Lutheran Church 1306 Wilcox St., Menomonie

3-7pm Tue. Oct. 24

Fall Open House

Dscover more about the 90+ programs that CVTC offers and how they can help you pursue your personal career goals. Tour the facility, learn about the programs, attend breakout sessions, and even chat with teachers and local industry professionals.

Chippewa Valley Technical College 620 W. Clairemont Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All ages

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

6-8:45pm Tue. Oct. 24

Small Business Development Center's Entrepreneurial Training Program

Understanding the full scope of what it takes to start and run a small business can be overwhelming, so the Wisconsin Small Business Development Center at UW-Eau Claire is offering an Entrepreneurial Training Program.

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

6-9pm Tue. Oct. 24

Business Record Keeping 101

Learn how to set up an effective small business office filing system, how to set up an effective cash-based recordkeeping system, how to record business income and expenses, and how to create a profit and loss statement that will generate the information needed to complete a Schedule C.

Western Dairyland 418 Wisconsin St., Eau Claire

Cost: Regular: $29; Scholarship $10

6:30-8:30pm Tue. Oct. 24

Being an Artrepreneur in the Chippewa Valley: A Free Community Conversation

Come together with fellow artrepreneurs and community members for a discussion on being an artist and entrepreneur to learn from one another and share successes and challenges. We want to hear from you. This free event is the first in a series of workshops and community conversations.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6:30-8pm Tue. Oct. 24

Light and Color: The Science of Art

Learn how artists overcome obstacles imposed by physics and biology to reach their artistic potential. Join budding artists, members of the science community, and those just curious about the phenomenon of optical illusions in this new and exciting course.

UW-Eau Claire Campus

Cost: $99

6:30-9pm Tue. Oct. 24

Paint at Cheers Pablo

Head to Cheers Pablo for one of many painting events, or a DIY sign class. No painting experience necessary, just come ready to have fun. More information about available classes online.

Cheers Pablo 2839 Mall Drive, Suite 3A, Eau Claire

Cost: $35 per person, $25 for Kids Under 12

Age: All Ages

6:30-7:30pm Tue. Oct. 24

Tribal Art Workshops

Create a personalized walking stick and explore Ojibwe culture and traditions with artist and Lac Courte Oreilles member Dick Mindykowski. Learn about trapping and tanning, as well as the methods used to hand-harvest the wood and other natural materials. Customize a hand-crafted walking stick using all-authentic materials. Advance registration encouraged. Families welcome.

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

Cost: $20 small walking stick, $30 large

Age: All Ages (kids with an adult)

7:15-8:15pm Tue. Oct. 24

Ballroom Dance Level 2

This dance class is designed for those with some ballroom dance experience. Time will be spent on emphasizing leading and following skills along with adding new patterns. Class is limited to register early.

River Prairie Center 1445 Front Porch Place, Altoona

Cost: $60/person

Age: 16+

Wednesday, Oct. 25th, 2017

10am Wed. Oct. 25

Security Health Plan Seminar

At the seminars, Security Health Plan representatives will discuss the advantages of each plan type and explain when people are allowed to enroll, what is and is not covered, and what charges they will incur.

Holiday Inn South 4751 Owen Ayres Court, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

noon-8pm Wed. Oct. 25

Building Dreams: Art of Architecture and Invention Art Exhibit

This fall exhibit shows the art of an Eau Clairian’s patented inventions; architecturally inspired art and jewelry of our region and more creations. The gallery offers guided tours of their downtown Eau Claire 1882 Victorian Mansion as part of the exhibit.

Galaudet Gallery LLC 618 South Farwell, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

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