Monday, Apr. 22nd, 2019

5-7pm Mon. Apr. 22

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+

5:30-7pm Mon. Apr. 22

Resume, LinkedIn and Bios: Telling your Career Journey

A fun and inspiring workshop to help you improve your resume and create a Linkedin page. In this session, you’ll learn about different tools for telling your career story, crafting an effective resume, and creating a Linkedin profile to land the job you want.

L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library 400 Eau Claire St, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

6:30-8:30pm Mon. Apr. 22

Confident Birth 8 Week Natural Birth Class Series

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 & more.

Contact for address

6:30-8pm Mon. Apr. 22

Beginning Sign Language

This class is designed for anyone interested in learning to communicate through sign including parents, teachers, health and human service professionals and others working directly with the public.

UW Eau Claire Campus 105 Garfield Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $99

Age: 16+

7pm Mon. Apr. 22

An Evening with Freedom Rider and Civil Rights Activist: Dr. Rip Patton

Dr. Rip Patton is a community leader, jazz musician, long distance trucker, and speaker. As a foot soldier in the civil rights movement, he participated in the Freedom Rides to ensure the enforcement of a pair of Supreme Court rulings, forever altering interstate bus travel in America.

Cost: FREE but reservation required

7:30-10pm Mon. Apr. 22

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, Apr. 23rd, 2019

7-7:50am Tue. Apr. 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

1-3pm Tue. Apr. 23

Dunn Dulcimers

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

Christ Lutheran Church 1306 Wilcox St., Menomonie

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

5:30-9:30pm Tue. Apr. 23

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+

6-7pm Tue. Apr. 23

60 Minutes in Japan

Enjoy the flavors of traditional Japanese-inspired foods. Sample products from throughout the store and enjoy samples of Mushroom Miso Ramen and Matcha Latte. Tanya is a Merchandising Coordinator at Menomonie Market and has over 15 years of culinary and education experience.

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

Cost: $10

Age: All Ages

6-7pm Tue. Apr. 23

Fear-Less Parenting Workshop

Free workshop for parents, caretakers, grandparents, teachers, etc. This event is meant to support and encourage caretakers of young children. Doctors will provide research and stories of personal experience to guide you in developing your philosophy for raising healthy children.

My Life Health Center 1650 Hallie Road, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: 18+

6-8:30pm Tue. Apr. 23

NAMI Basics Education Program

NAMI Basics is an education program designed for parents and other caregivers of children and adolescents experiencing mental health challenges. 6 two-and-a-half hour classes that will provide you with skills, knowledge and a community of people who can relate to your experience.

Location details in Eau Claire provided with approved registration., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: Adults

6:30-7:30pm Tue. Apr. 23

History of Prohibition in Eau Claire

Historian and author of "A History of Eau Claire, Wisconsin" Dr. Brian Blakeley takes a local look at how Prohibition played out in Eau Claire. Arrive early to see the traveling exhibit "Spirited: Prohibition in America." Museum admission free after 5:00 pm.

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

Cost: FREE

Wednesday, Apr. 24th, 2019

9:30-11am Wed. Apr. 24

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

6-8pm Wed. Apr. 24

Herbs and Herbal Extracts

Learn about herbal extracts; how to use and make them at home. This class will feature some of the plants featured in the Beaver Creek Plant Sale. Learn how to concoct herbal remedies for springtime well-being with a focus on reducing pain. Register by 4/22.

Beaver Creek Reserve S1 County Road K, Fall Creek

Cost: Friends $25 Nonmembers $30

6-9pm Wed. Apr. 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.

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

Cost: Annual membership: $15

Thursday, Apr. 25th, 2019

9:30-11am Thu. Apr. 25

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

12:30-2:30pm Thu. Apr. 25

Powerful Tools for Caregivers of Children with Special Needs

A six week workshop that teaches strategies for taking better care of yourself while you are caring for a child- of any age- with special health or behavioral needs.

Community Services Building of Dunn County 3001 Hwy 12/29 E,, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: 18+

1-4pm Thu. Apr. 25

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. Apr. 25

CVTC West Campus Open House

Experience hands-on programs, learn about CVTC's program degree and short-term options, check out simulators, chat with experienced program instructors, learn about academic services, and attend breakout sessions to learn more about the application process.

CVTC West Campus, Energy Education Center 4000 Campus Road, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Friday, Apr. 26th, 2019

6:30-8:30pm Fri. Apr. 26

In It Together Date Night "You Totally Get Me!"

Join Matt and Suzie Kendziera with In It Together Marriage Co. for a fun and engaging evening where we will get back to the business of getting each other. Discover some practical tips that will help take your marriage from mundane to mind blowing.

Jacob's Well Church 3211 N. 50th Avenue, Chippewa Falls

Cost: $25/Couple

7:30-9:30pm Fri. Apr. 26

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. 27th, 2019

8-10am Sat. Apr. 27

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

8am-noon Sat. Apr. 27

Experience Electric Vehicles

Drive and learn about electric vehicles. Refreshments and registration at 8am. Speakers, displays, and electric vehicles from 9am-1pm.

CVTC West Campus, Energy Education Center 4000 Campus Road, Eau Claire

8:30-11:30am Sat. Apr. 27

Beginning Bird Identification

You’ll discover the amazing diversity of birds that the Chippewa Valley has to offer. Each of the three field outings will focus on a separate bird population specific to the Chippewa Valley area: winter and permanent resident birds, migrant waterfowl, and summer resident songbirds.

UW-Eau Claire Phillips Hall 105 Garfield Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $119

8:30am-4:30pm Sat. Apr. 27

Blended & Blessed Stepliving & Co-parenting Livestream

Single parents, co-parenting, and step-parents can receive encouragement, information, worship, and stories from national speakers including Ron Deal, author of "The Smart Stepfamily."

Peace Lutheran Church 501 E. Fillmore Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $20 per person

Age: Adults

9am-4pm Sat. Apr. 27

Scenes of Spring: A Two‐Day Workshop for Beginning Painters

A 2-day workshop with artist and educator, Deb Blake. She will ease your worries as a beginner artist while you learn fundamental techniques and create spring landscape projects. Learn: sketching, blocking in color, creating 3D perspective in 2D format, basic color theory, and composition.

Beaver Creek Reserve S1 County Road K, Fall Creek

Cost: $169

Age: All Ages

10am Sat. Apr. 27

Straw Bale Gardening Class

Learn about the newest, interesting way of garden growing.

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

Cost: $15

1-3pm Sat. Apr. 27

Eau Claire Coffee Club Meeting

This month the Coffee Club gets back to basics and explores a coffee from Roseline Coffee Roasters through 3 different brewing methods: French Press, AeroPress, and the Kalita Wave. Go over different recipes and brewing techniques, and taste to see if there's a difference between the 3.

SHIFT Cyclery & Coffee Bar 615 Graham Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $5 (includes tastings)

Monday, Apr. 29th, 2019

10-11:30am Mon. Apr. 29

Estate Planning Workshop

Reviewing will, trust, and power of attorney (POA) options. Discussing strategies for transferring personal and financial property. Prepare for the unexpected. Refreshments served. No products sold. Please RSVP by April 22 by phone or email.

44 North Restaurant 1488 Front Porch Place, Altoona

Cost: FREE

Age: 18+

6-7:30pm Mon. Apr. 29

Estate Planning Workshop

Reviewing will, trust, and power of attorney (POA) options. Discussing strategies for transferring personal and financial property. Prepare for the unexpected. Refreshments served. No products sold. Please RSVP by April 22 by phone or email.

44 North Restaurant 1488 Front Porch Place, Altoona

Cost: FREE

Age: 18+

6:30-8:30pm Mon. Apr. 29

Confident Birth 8 Week Natural Birth Class Series

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 & more.

Contact for address

6:30-8pm Mon. Apr. 29

Beginning Sign Language

This class is designed for anyone interested in learning to communicate through sign including parents, teachers, health and human service professionals and others working directly with the public.

UW Eau Claire Campus 105 Garfield Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $99

Age: 16+

7:30-10pm Mon. Apr. 29

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, Apr. 30th, 2019

7-7:50am Tue. Apr. 30

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. Apr. 30

Dunn Dulcimers

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

Christ Lutheran Church 1306 Wilcox St., Menomonie

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

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

6-8:30pm Tue. Apr. 30

NAMI Basics Education Program

NAMI Basics is an education program designed for parents and other caregivers of children and adolescents experiencing mental health challenges. 6 two-and-a-half hour classes that will provide you with skills, knowledge and a community of people who can relate to your experience.

Location details in Eau Claire provided with approved registration., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: Adults

Wednesday, May. 1st, 2019

9:30-11am Wed. May. 1

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. May. 1

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

5:30-8:30pm Wed. May. 1

Wild Spring Edibles

Learn to identify, harvest and prepare wild morel mushrooms. Students will learn to identify all forms of true and false morels, as well as how to prepare them for the table. Learn about Oyster mushrooms and Pheasants Back mushrooms along with several edible spring plants.

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

Cost: $35

Age: All Ages

Thursday, May. 2nd, 2019

9:15-11:15am Thu. May. 2

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

9:30-11am Thu. May. 2

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

12:30-2:30pm Thu. May. 2

Powerful Tools for Caregivers of Children with Special Needs

A six week workshop that teaches strategies for taking better care of yourself while you are caring for a child- of any age- with special health or behavioral needs.

Community Services Building of Dunn County 3001 Hwy 12/29 E,, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: 18+

1-4pm Thu. May. 2

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

5:30-8:30pm Thu. May. 2

Wild Spring Edibles

Learn to identify, harvest and prepare wild morel mushrooms. Students will learn to identify all forms of true and false morels, as well as how to prepare them for the table. Learn about Oyster mushrooms and Pheasants Back mushrooms along with several edible spring plants.

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

Cost: $35

Age: All Ages

7-8pm Thu. May. 2

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+

Friday, May. 3rd, 2019

8am-3:30pm Fri. May. 3

NonProfit Board Training

Have you ever wanted to serve on a board, but it just feels too intimidating or daunting? Have you served on a board and found that you weren't clear on your roles and responsibilities? If you're new to board leadership or thinking about becoming a board member, these courses will prepare you to confidently serve your community.

Eau Claire Area Chamber of Commerce 101 N Farwell St, Eau Claire

Cost: $50, or $40 for Young Professionals of the Chippewa Valley Members

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