Monday, Feb. 27th, 2017

10am-4pm Mon. Feb. 27

Wellness Days for Hmong Elders

Each 4-hours wellness days includes an exercise class, healthy lunch, health-related presentations, and unstructured social time. The goal is to enhance Hmong elders' quality of life by providing programming that reduces social isolation, increases physical and mental health literacy, and improve English proficiency.

Boys and Girls Club of the Greater Chippewa Valley, Mary Marquart Center 201 E Lake St, Eau Claire

10am Mon. Feb. 27

Brain Healthy Eating

You are what you eat and what you eat affects your brain's health. Discover delicious delicacies that will enhance your noodle and make you feel good too.

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

Cost: FREE

4:30-5:30pm Mon. Feb. 27

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

5:30-7:30pm Mon. Feb. 27

Literacy Volunteers of 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. If the Open Learning time does not work in your schedule, accommodations can be made. Literacy changes everything.

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

Cost: FREE

6-8pm Mon. Feb. 27

The Paint Shack

Have fun painting on canvas. Made easy and fun as a trained instructor walks the class through the process. Also paint on wood, bags, glasses and more. Check the website for more information on scheduled events and classes.

The Paint Shack 2524 Golf Road Suite 2c, Eau Claire

Cost: $35

6-7:30pm Mon. Feb. 27

CollECtive Choir Rehearsal Invite

Downtown Eau Claire's Gospel and Hip Hop group invites you to try out your singing voice for a 6 week rehearsal run (Monday nights from 6-7:30) to prepare for an Easter-themed spring Show at the Plus on April 8th at 7pm.

Lighthouse Youth Center 310 E. Madison Street, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

6:30-8pm Mon. Feb. 27

Beginning Sign Language 2

This introductory class is for those with little or no sign language experience. Learn the basics of the manual alphabet and conversation. Practice both receptive and expressive skills, and learn about deaf culture.

Human Science and Services, UWEC 239 Water St, Eau Claire

Cost: $99 for one person

Tuesday, Feb. 28th, 2017

9:30-11am Tue. Feb. 28

ebay Focus on Shipping

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

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

Cost: $10 members / $15 non-members

10am-4pm Tue. Feb. 28

Wellness Days for Hmong Elders

Each 4-hours wellness days includes an exercise class, healthy lunch, health-related presentations, and unstructured social time. The goal is to enhance Hmong elders' quality of life by providing programming that reduces social isolation, increases physical and mental health literacy, and improve English proficiency.

Boys and Girls Club of the Greater Chippewa Valley, Mary Marquart Center 201 E Lake St, Eau Claire

10am-2pm Tue. Feb. 28

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

12:30-2:30pm Tue. Feb. 28

Greeting Card Make-n-Take Workshop

Greeting Card Make and Take workshop at the Augusta Senior Center.

Augusta Senior and Community Center 616 West Washington St., Augusta

Cost: $3

Age: All Ages

1:30-2:30pm Tue. Feb. 28

Postnatal Yoga with Latitude 44 Yoga Studio

Postnatal yoga assists with recovery and gently rebuilding the pelvic floor and abdominals following the birth of your baby. Your baby and partner are welcome to join the class as well. Please clear your visit with your doctor prior to joining. Pre-registration is required (2+ hours in advance).

Latitude 44 Yoga Studio 313 E. Madison St., Eau Claire

Cost: $15 drop-in (or membership, punch-card)

3-4:30pm Tue. Feb. 28

Modern Dance Class

This is a modern dance class based on the techniques of Martha Graham and Michael Doran. all adults are invited to join us for this restorative , strength building and inspiring class.

Dancers Studio 800 Wisconsin St., Building 13, Room 122, Eau Claire

Cost: $40 per month

Age: Adults all ages

5:45-7:15pm Tue. Feb. 28

Buddhist Study Group

One half hour group meditation (personal instruction available) one half hour teaching by Lama Tsultrim Yeshe of Hay River Meditation Center, and one half hour group book discussion and questions. Currently reading Excellent At The Beginning by Khenpo Karthar Rinpoche. All are welcome at any session, come see for yourself. Please call for more info if needed.

Unitarian Universalist Church 421 S. Farwell St, Eau Claire

Cost: Free Initial Visits then $25 monthly contribution

Age: All Ages

6-8:45pm Tue. Feb. 28

Entrepreneurial Training Program

Wondering how to start your own business? Do you need help writing a business plan? Do you want to know basic business fundamentals? Then this class is for you. 10 week course.

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

Cost: Contact for cost information

6-8pm Tue. Feb. 28

The Paint Shack

Have fun painting on canvas. Made easy and fun as a trained instructor walks the class through the process. Also paint on wood, bags, glasses and more. Check the website for more information on scheduled events and classes.

The Paint Shack 2524 Golf Road Suite 2c, Eau Claire

Cost: $35

Wednesday, Mar. 1st, 2017

9-11am Wed. Mar. 1

The Paint Shack

Have fun painting on canvas. Made easy and fun as a trained instructor walks the class through the process. Also paint on wood, bags, glasses and more. Check the website for more information on scheduled events and classes.

The Paint Shack 2524 Golf Road Suite 2c, Eau Claire

Cost: $35

10am-4pm Wed. Mar. 1

Wellness Days for Hmong Elders

Each 4-hours wellness days includes an exercise class, healthy lunch, health-related presentations, and unstructured social time. The goal is to enhance Hmong elders' quality of life by providing programming that reduces social isolation, increases physical and mental health literacy, and improve English proficiency.

Boys and Girls Club of the Greater Chippewa Valley, Mary Marquart Center 201 E Lake St, Eau Claire

12:10-12:50pm Wed. Mar. 1

Faculty Forum: Metaphor in Art: Contemporary Translation of the Sedna Creation Story

This presentation will give an overview of the Sedna story and discuss the artwork created for the exhibition From the Belly of our Being: Art by and about Native Creation, hosted by the Oklahoma State University Museum of Art.

Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning UWEC Old Library, 105 Garfield Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

1:30-2:30pm Wed. Mar. 1

Beginning Spanish

If you are intrigued by the idea of learning a little Spanish, in a friendly group of equals, this class is for you. You will be amazed at how quickly you will begin to understand spoken Spanish through the methodology of TPR Storytelling. !Vámonos! - Let's go!

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

Cost: $45 members / $67.50 non-members

Thursday, Mar. 2nd, 2017

10am-4pm Thu. Mar. 2

Wellness Days for Hmong Elders

Each 4-hours wellness days includes an exercise class, healthy lunch, health-related presentations, and unstructured social time. The goal is to enhance Hmong elders' quality of life by providing programming that reduces social isolation, increases physical and mental health literacy, and improve English proficiency.

Boys and Girls Club of the Greater Chippewa Valley, Mary Marquart Center 201 E Lake St, Eau Claire

10am-noon Thu. Mar. 2

Tai Chi 8 Form Class

Tai Chi appears to be slow-moving and effortless, but it actually provides many of the physical benefits of other types of exercise including strength, flexibility and balance. This class is meant for persons with little to no experience with Tai Chi.

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

Cost: $5 members / $7.50 non-members

11:30am-2:30pm Thu. Mar. 2

Lunch & Learn - Funeral Pre-Planning & Estate Planning

Topics covered will include reasons to pre-plan your funeral, options for pre-funding your funeral, nursing home attachment - how to plan ahead, transitioning to medical assistance, estate planning, power of attorney. RSVP by phone or e-mail.

Green Mill Restaurant & Bar 2703 Craig Rd., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE (Including lunch)

Age: All Ages

1-4:30pm Thu. Mar. 2

CVTC Tax Prep Assistance

student volunteers certified by the IRS and working under the supervision of a CVTC Accounting instructor will provide free income tax preparation in room 240 of the CVTC Business Education Center. The service is provided on a first-come-first-served basis, with sign-up beginning at noon and tax preparation. Not available March 23rd.

CVTC Business Education Center, Room 240 620 W. Clairemont Ave., Eau Claire

1:30-3:30pm Thu. Mar. 2

Beginning Watercolors

If you have never painted in watercolor and have always wanted to learn how, this is your chance. The very basics of this art medium will be explored and beautiful creations will happen. Come and experience a new adventure in art and have fun while making new friends.

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

Cost: $20 menbers /$30 non-members

3-7pm Thu. Mar. 2

CVTC Manufacturing Show

Explore career options and meet over 30 local manufacturing employers who have jobs available. Experience hands-on demonstrations to see modern manufacturing in action. See how the field of manufacturing has changed and explore the various career options it offers.

CVTC Gateway Campus 2320 Alpine Road, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

5-7pm Thu. Mar. 2

Habla en la Cabra

Practice your Spanish with other area Spanish speakers and help others practice their English. All levels welcome, no registration necessary. Brought to you by El Centro de Conexion de Chippewa Valley.

The Goat Coffee House 336 Water St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

5-9pm Thu. Mar. 2

Intro to QuickBooks

This 8-hour session covers the most used functions and will prepare you to properly account for your income and expenses.

CVTC - Business Education Center Room 146 620 W. Clairemont Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $149/per person

Age: Adults

6-8pm Thu. Mar. 2

The Paint Shack

Have fun painting on canvas. Made easy and fun as a trained instructor walks the class through the process. Also paint on wood, bags, glasses and more. Check the website for more information on scheduled events and classes.

The Paint Shack 2524 Golf Road Suite 2c, Eau Claire

Cost: $35

7:30pm Thu. Mar. 2

UWEC Forum Series: Geena Rocero - Why I Must Come Out

As an international transgender model, Geena Rocero's image is used to tell stories all over the world. Though, the most important story may be told is her own. Rocero has used her experiences to create a global platform for transgender girls.

UWEC Schofield Auditorium 105 Garfield Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: $8 General Public; $6 UW System Faculty/Staff • Age 62 & Over; $4 UW System Student • Age 17 & Under; Student tickets are $2 until the day of the event

Friday, Mar. 3rd, 2017

9:30am-noon Fri. Mar. 3

Toe Up Socks

The winter blues will slip away as you knit these toe up "Thaw Socks" beginning with cold blues to a warm, spring yellow! Many new knitting experiences await, especially the "Fish Lips Kiss Heel.”

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

Cost: $15 members / $22.50 non-members

9:30-11:30am Fri. Mar. 3

Navigating Windows 10

If you recently installed and upgraded to Windows 10, would like to learn more about what is new and improved and see the differences from Windows 8, bring your laptop with batteries charged and join us in this 4-week (8 hours) class. Items for class: laptop with Windows 10, battery charged & pen/paper.

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

Cost: $20 for members / $30 for non-members

10am-4pm Fri. Mar. 3

Wellness Days for Hmong Elders

Each 4-hours wellness days includes an exercise class, healthy lunch, health-related presentations, and unstructured social time. The goal is to enhance Hmong elders' quality of life by providing programming that reduces social isolation, increases physical and mental health literacy, and improve English proficiency.

Boys and Girls Club of the Greater Chippewa Valley, Mary Marquart Center 201 E Lake St, Eau Claire

3-4:30pm Fri. Mar. 3

Modern Dance Class

This is a modern dance class based on the techniques of Martha Graham and Michael Doran. all adults are invited to join us for this restorative , strength building and inspiring class.

Dancers Studio 800 Wisconsin St., Building 13, Room 122, Eau Claire

Cost: $40 per month

Age: Adults all ages

6-8pm Fri. Mar. 3

The Paint Shack

Have fun painting on canvas. Made easy and fun as a trained instructor walks the class through the process. Also paint on wood, bags, glasses and more. Check the website for more information on scheduled events and classes.

The Paint Shack 2524 Golf Road Suite 2c, Eau Claire

Cost: $35

7:30-9:30pm Fri. Mar. 3

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. 4th, 2017

8am-3:30pm Sat. Mar. 4

Bee Keeping 101 - Learn the Art of Beekeeping for Hobbyists

If you have heard about the pollinator shortage and want to make a difference, then become a backyard beekeeper. This 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

9:30-11:30am Sat. Mar. 4

Adopt-A-Maple-Tree

A short program to learn the basics of making maple syrup and how to identify a maple tree. Each family or group will decorate a tree marker with their own unique design to leave on their tree after tapping to help families find their tree again; Participants will also get a chance to visit the sugar shack where the sap is made.

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

Cost: Friends $25 per family group; Non-member $35 have more than 6 people you need to register for additional spots

10am Sat. Mar. 4

Baskets & Brunch

Enjoy a breakfast brunch in the greenhouse, then discover the joy of creating your own hanging basket. You'll plant baby plants in your hanging basket. DTE will care for your baskets until they are ready to go outside. You can pick them up to take home in May.

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

Cost: $60 includes breakfast buffet and one basket; additional baskets are $50; registration required

10am-4pm Sat. Mar. 4

Wellness Days for Hmong Elders

Each 4-hours wellness days includes an exercise class, healthy lunch, health-related presentations, and unstructured social time. The goal is to enhance Hmong elders' quality of life by providing programming that reduces social isolation, increases physical and mental health literacy, and improve English proficiency.

Boys and Girls Club of the Greater Chippewa Valley, Mary Marquart Center 201 E Lake St, Eau Claire

1-2:30pm Sat. Mar. 4

Planting to Sustain Beneficial Insects-Menomonie Public SEED Library

Learn the benefits of attracting and sustaining pollinators. Learn how and what to plant to keep or increase beneficial insect populations. Guest Speakers Danny Simpson, Chris Winkler (co-owner) and Helen Kees (co-owner) from Wheatfield Hill Organics.

Menomonie Public Library 600 Wolske Bay Rd, Menomonie

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

Beginning Rosemaling

Try your hand at this traditional Norwegian folk art with teacher Edith Kling and her skillful assistants, in two sessions March 4 and 18. Learn the proper brush strokes and techniques for painting a small woodenware plate in the Rogaland style in two sessions.

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

Cost: $30 General Admission, $25 for CVM members; Registration Required

Age: 13+

1:30-3:30pm Sat. Mar. 4

Adopt-A-Maple-Tree

A short program to learn the basics of making maple syrup and how to identify a maple tree. Each family or group will decorate a tree marker with their own unique design to leave on their tree after tapping to help families find their tree again; Participants will also get a chance to visit the sugar shack where the sap is made.

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

Cost: Friends $25 per family group; Non-member $35 have more than 6 people you need to register for additional spots

Sunday, Mar. 5th, 2017

10am-4pm Sun. Mar. 5

Wellness Days for Hmong Elders

Each 4-hours wellness days includes an exercise class, healthy lunch, health-related presentations, and unstructured social time. The goal is to enhance Hmong elders' quality of life by providing programming that reduces social isolation, increases physical and mental health literacy, and improve English proficiency.

Boys and Girls Club of the Greater Chippewa Valley, Mary Marquart Center 201 E Lake St, Eau Claire

1-4pm Sun. Mar. 5

The Paint Shack

Have fun painting on canvas. Made easy and fun as a trained instructor walks the class through the process. Also paint on wood, bags, glasses and more. Check the website for more information on scheduled events and classes.

The Paint Shack 2524 Golf Road Suite 2c, Eau Claire

Cost: $35

Monday, Mar. 6th, 2017

10am-4pm Mon. Mar. 6

Wellness Days for Hmong Elders

Each 4-hours wellness days includes an exercise class, healthy lunch, health-related presentations, and unstructured social time. The goal is to enhance Hmong elders' quality of life by providing programming that reduces social isolation, increases physical and mental health literacy, and improve English proficiency.

Boys and Girls Club of the Greater Chippewa Valley, Mary Marquart Center 201 E Lake St, Eau Claire

4-5pm Mon. Mar. 6

Garage Band Tutorial

GarageBand is an intuitive interface that makes it easy to learn, play, record, create, and share your music worldwide. It’s never been easier to make music like a pro. Beginners encouraged. Part of Teen Tech Week.

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

4:30-5:30pm Mon. Mar. 6

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

5:30-7pm Mon. Mar. 6

Chippewa Treaty Rights: Resistance, Acceptance and Controversy

Recent news features stories of Native American Tribes appealing to treaty rights to protect their land and water resources. Examine the wording of the treaties and clear up misconceptions about the rights and provisions granted to the Chippewas. Learn about the direct effect these treaties have on the lives of the Chippewa Tribes, and gain a better understanding of their history.

UW Eau Claire Campus 105 Garfield Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $99/person

Age: 16+

5:30-7:30pm Mon. Mar. 6

Literacy Volunteers of 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. If the Open Learning time does not work in your schedule, accommodations can be made. Literacy changes everything.

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

Cost: FREE

The Volume One Calendar is sponsored by Mayo Clinic Health System of Eau Claire