Monday, Oct. 21st, 2019

2-3pm Mon. Oct. 21

Solarize Eau Claire Solar Power Hour

Our free information session teaches you the basics of solar, its financial implications for your property, and how the Solarize Eau Claire program works. Program representatives will be present to answer questions.

Chippewa Valley Technical College - Energy Education Center, room 102 4000 Campus Road, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6:30-7:30pm Mon. Oct. 21

Solarize Eau Claire Solar Power Hour

Our free information session teaches you the basics of solar, its financial implications for your property, and how the Solarize Eau Claire program works. Program representatives will be present to answer questions.

Chippewa Valley Technical College - Energy Education Center, room 102 4000 Campus Road, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7:30-10pm Mon. Oct. 21

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. 22nd, 2019

noon-1pm Tue. Oct. 22

Solarize Eau Claire Solar Power Hour

Our free information session teaches you the basics of solar, its financial implications for your property, and how the Solarize Eau Claire program works. Program representatives will be present to answer questions.

Chippewa Valley Technical College - Energy Education Center, room 102 4000 Campus Road, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

1-3pm Tue. Oct. 22

Dunn Dulcimers

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

Christ Lutheran Church 1306 Wilcox St., Menomonie

6-7:30pm Tue. Oct. 22

Indigenous Cooking with Wild Rice

In this class, you'll learn how to make an assortment of traditional Native American recipes using hand-harvested wild rice and hear a presentation on how and where wild rice grows and the importance of its sourcing.

Menomonie Market Food Co-op 814 Main Street East, Menomonie

Cost: $10

Wednesday, Oct. 23rd, 2019

9-10am Wed. Oct. 23

Do I Have Vascular Disease?

Dr. Steven Levin will talk about vascular disease in the legs, carotid arteries and abdominal aortic aneurysms, along with the risk factors that lead to stroke, heart attacks, leg pain and wounds and amputation. He will also review how vascular disease is diagnosed and treated.

River Prairie Center 1445 Front Porch Place, Altoona

Cost: $5 (pre-register online)

Age: Adult

10:30-11:30am Wed. Oct. 23

College and Career Navigation Sessions

Chippewa Valley Technical College is sponsoring FREE 1-hour sessions to cover topics including but not limited to College Navigation (all colleges-not just CVTC) and Career Navigation. Please call to schedule an appointment. Appointments will be held at the Menomonie Public Library

Menomonie Public Library 600 Wolske Bay Rd, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: 16+

11:30am-1pm Wed. Oct. 23

Lunch & Learn - National Disability Employment Awareness Month

Celebrate the National Disability Employment Awareness Month. L.E. Phillips Career Center is holding a lunch & learn - come take a look inside: learn about their programs, outreach resources, and services.

L.E. Phillips Career Development Center 1515 Ball Street, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE, ticket required

6-7:30pm Wed. Oct. 23

Self Publishing from A to Z

Have you been creating your own world or preserving your thoughts for the future? If you’ve thought about publishing your work and want to know what options you have, come learn the ins and outs of the publishing process.

Centennial Hall, Room 1204 1698 Park Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $99 early registration, $119 standard

6-9pm Wed. Oct. 23

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. Oct. 23

Riverside Machine and Engineering Career Exploring

Exploring is partnering with Riverside Machine & Engineering to offer students hands-on career experiences in the field of machines and engineering. Participants will get a behind the scene look at the process of manufacturing their very own yo-yo.

Riverside Machine and Engineering 2445 Alpine Rd, Eau Claire

Cost: $34 for all sessions

Age: Ages 12-18

Thursday, Oct. 24th, 2019

8:30am-4pm Thu. Oct. 24

Supervisory Management: Business Writing

Being able to effectively communicate is an assumed skill of employees in the professional landscape. However, when it comes to business writing in the digital world, it can be challenging to get your point across. Learn how to write to get results.

Holiday Inn South 4751 Owen Ayres Court, Eau Claire

Cost: $600

1-4pm Thu. 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.

Chippewa Falls Masonic Center 650 Bridgewater Avenue, Chippewa Falls

Cost: Annual membership: $15

6-9pm Thu. Oct. 24

Master Cooking Class: Home Cooked Holiday

Take the stress out of planning and cooking for the holidays. Let Johnny’s Italian Steakhouse inspire your upcoming Thanksgiving meal. Chef Wamsley will guide you through the step-by-step process on how to prepare your very own luxurious feast, home cooking techniques and more.

Johnny's Italian Steakhouse 4751 Owen Ayres Court, Eau Claire

Cost: $75

Age: 21+

7-9pm Thu. Oct. 24

Improv for Business and Entrepreneurs

Looking to improve your leadership skills, training, and communication skills? Learn valuable and practical lessons through the fun of improvisational theatre in this two-hour monthly workshop led by Eau Claire Improv Company.

CoLab 312 S Barstow Street, Suite 2, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Friday, Oct. 25th, 2019

8:30am-4pm Fri. Oct. 25

Supervisory Management: Business Writing

Being able to effectively communicate is an assumed skill of employees in the professional landscape. However, when it comes to business writing in the digital world, it can be challenging to get your point across. Learn how to write to get results.

Holiday Inn South 4751 Owen Ayres Court, Eau Claire

Cost: $600

5-6:30pm Fri. Oct. 25

Anti Bullying Seminar

The goal of this program is to minimize the effects of predatory behavior in grade school and middle school - aged children. Accomplished through role playing, small group discussion and empathy training. Some physical techniques will also be covered. Online registration required.

Visit Eau Claire Experience Center (Inside the Pablo Center) 128 Graham Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: Ages 5 & up

7:30-9:30pm Fri. Oct. 25

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. 26th, 2019

7:45am-5pm Sat. Oct. 26

Chippewa Valley Code Camp

Bringing together the brightest minds in West-Central Wisconsin to celebrate our shared passion for creating and developing software.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Monday, Oct. 28th, 2019

5-7pm Mon. Oct. 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. Second and Fourth Mondays the group meets for a burger night out.

Pine Meadow Golf Club 4324 Fairfax Park Dr., Eau Claire

Age: 50+

7:30-10pm Mon. Oct. 28

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. 29th, 2019

1-3pm Tue. Oct. 29

Dunn Dulcimers

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

Christ Lutheran Church 1306 Wilcox St., Menomonie

3:30-7pm Tue. Oct. 29

Fall Open House

Discover more about the 92+ programs that CVTC offers and how you can pursue your personal career goals. It doesn't matter if you’re a high school student or if you’re returning to school, this event will benefit anyone interested in college.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6-7pm Tue. Oct. 29

Medicare Seminar

Free workshop to help you understand your Medicare options, plan your retirement income and optimize your social security. Presented by KeyStone Financial’s Medicare specialist, Kia Xiong-Yang.

Augusta Memorial Public Library 113 North Stone St, Augusta

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

7-8pm Tue. Oct. 29

National Eagle Center Ambassador Visit

The National Eagle Center is bringing an Ambassador for a visit to Beaver Creek Reserve. A great program about eagles, featuring one the educational eagles from the NEC. Preregistration required.

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

Cost: $5 Members, $8 Nonmembers

Age: Elementary age to adult

Wednesday, Oct. 30th, 2019

10:30-11:30am Wed. Oct. 30

College and Career Navigation Sessions

Chippewa Valley Technical College is sponsoring FREE 1-hour sessions to cover topics including but not limited to College Navigation (all colleges-not just CVTC) and Career Navigation. Please call to schedule an appointment. Appointments will be held at the Menomonie Public Library

Menomonie Public Library 600 Wolske Bay Rd, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: 16+

noon-1:30pm Wed. Oct. 30

Lunch + Learn at CoLab: Identifying & Managing Conflict

Does conflict frighten you? Join this interactive training session and workshop a conflict and get immediate feedback on your approach.

CoLab 312 S Barstow Street, Suite 2, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6-7:30pm Wed. Oct. 30

Self Publishing from A to Z

Have you been creating your own world or preserving your thoughts for the future? If you’ve thought about publishing your work and want to know what options you have, come learn the ins and outs of the publishing process.

Centennial Hall, Room 1204 1698 Park Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $99 early registration, $119 standard

Thursday, Oct. 31st, 2019

1-4pm Thu. Oct. 31

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. 1st, 2019

7:30-9:30pm Fri. Nov. 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, Nov. 2nd, 2019

9-11am Sat. Nov. 2

Crystal's Kitchen - 1 Chicken 4 ways

In this follow-up course in our Crystal's Kitchen series, MMFC's General Manager, Crystal Halvorson, will teach you how to save money while still eating well by buying whole chickens and turkeys, quartering them, and using them for four meals.

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

Cost: $20

1-4pm Sat. Nov. 2

Making Winter Medicines

Learn the basics of making syrups, infused vinegars, and tea blends. Make and take home Elderberry Syrup, Fire Cider, and Winter Wellness Teas valued at $35. Please bring 3 pt jars. Instructor: Monarda Thrasher

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

Cost: $35

Monday, Nov. 4th, 2019

10-11am Mon. Nov. 4

Learn Norwegian and Have Fun

Learn Norwegian via song (you don't have to have a good singing voice) and games, like Monopoly.

Ager House 514 W. Madison St., Eau Claire

Cost: $40 for Ager members, $45 for public

6pm Mon. Nov. 4

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. 4

Sign Language 2

Expand your knowledge of sign in this secondary class. Get a quick refresher on the basics and pick up where you left off in Sign Language 1.

University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire 105 Garfield Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: $99

7:30-10pm Mon. Nov. 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, Nov. 5th, 2019

9:30am-2:30pm Tue. Nov. 5

Annie's Project: Women in Farming

Annie’s Project is an educational program dedicated to strengthening women’s roles in modern farm and ranch enterprises. Participants will gain a better understanding of five specific risk management topics and facilitate discussion relevant to their farm business and community.

Dunn County Community Services Building 3001 US Hwy 12 E, Menomonie

Cost: $50 for Compeer Financial Clients, $75 for non-Compeer Financial Clients

1-3pm Tue. Nov. 5

Dunn Dulcimers

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

Christ Lutheran Church 1306 Wilcox St., Menomonie

6-7:30pm Tue. Nov. 5

Simple Meals at Home

In this workshop, you'll learn the basics of cooking from scratch. Topics include kitchen skills, basic knife cuts, and making delicious meals with minimal prep. Great for folks with little scratch cooking experience.

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

Cost: $10

Wednesday, Nov. 6th, 2019

8am-1pm Wed. Nov. 6

Bird Banding 101

This workshop is for those with little or no bird banding experience. Participants will learn how to safely capture and release birds; techniques to hold, band, and take measurements on birds in the hand; as well as the benefits of bird banding and bird identification. Register by October 30.

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

Cost: Friends $50, Nonmembers $55

10:30-11:30am Wed. Nov. 6

College and Career Navigation Sessions

Chippewa Valley Technical College is sponsoring FREE 1-hour sessions to cover topics including but not limited to College Navigation (all colleges-not just CVTC) and Career Navigation. Please call to schedule an appointment. Appointments will be held at the Menomonie Public Library

Menomonie Public Library 600 Wolske Bay Rd, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: 16+

4-5pm Wed. Nov. 6

Savvy Seniors Series

As part of The Classic’s ongoing Savvy Seniors Series program, Lisa Hirschmann, Attorney-at-Law with Otto & Steiner Law, will present “Estate Planning for Seniors”."

The Classic at Hillcrest Greens 2455 Sawgrass Pl, Altoona

Cost: FREE

Age: 55+

Thursday, Nov. 7th, 2019

7:30am-noon Thu. Nov. 7

Bird Banding 101

This workshop is for those with little or no bird banding experience. Participants will learn how to safely capture and release birds; techniques to hold, band, and take measurements on birds in the hand; as well as the benefits of bird banding and bird identification. Register by October 30.

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

Cost: Friends $50, Nonmembers $55

1-4pm Thu. Nov. 7

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

7-8pm Thu. Nov. 7

Chippewa Valley Toastmasters

Toastmasters is a non-profit educational organization that teaches public speaking and leadership skills in a supportive environment. Guests are always welcome, membership available.

Mayo Health Clinic - Luther Hospital, Room 11103 1221 Whipple St, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE for 1st time guests

Age: 16+

7-8:30pm Thu. Nov. 7

Reproductive Freedom: Protecting Women's Right to Choose

Chris Ott, ACLU-WI Exec. Director, will review legal and legislative front lines in reproductive freedom; Cheryl Theide, president of Options Fund, will explain financial aid for legal abortion services; and Sara Thielen, R.N. and representative at National Network of Abortion Funds, will explain medical issues impacting reproductive health. Q&A follows.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: 16+

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