Thursday, Feb. 22nd, 2018

5:30-6:30pm Thu. Feb. 22

Lenten Yoga and Prayer

Take advantage of an opportunity to find connection, contemplation and self-care during Lent. Combining prayer, tension release, foundational strength building, contemplation and group connection guided by Lynn Buske of BaredFeet, Co. Walk the Labyrinth. All levels welcome.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: 16+

6-8pm Thu. Feb. 22

Winter After Hours 2018

There will be ice skating, snow shoeing, winter kubb, a firepit, music, and hot drinks. Snowshoe and skate rentals will be available during the special event only. The warming house and restrooms will be open and supervised. Hundreds of people enjoy this unique social gathering each season. We hope you can join in on the family fun at Pinehurst this season!

Pinehurst Park 3523 Delbert Road, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All ages

Friday, Feb. 23rd, 2018

Fri. Feb. 23

Chetek Winter Fest

Chetek's yearly winter extravaganza featuring a snowmobile race, music, bonfire to follow, poker run, pancake feed, snowshoe/cross country, and a scavenger hunt. There is an Ice rink available all day and kid's activities.

Lake Chetek Lakeview Drive, Chetek

Cost: $5

Age: All Ages

Fri. Feb. 23

Chippewa Youth Hockey Tournament

With two full sheets of ice, full concession stand, heated viewing area and more. See contact info for additional details or to learn how to register a team. Different age brackets compete during different weekends. Check the online schedule for a complete list of who plays and when.

Chippewa Area Ice Arena 839 First Ave., Chippewa Falls

Saturday, Feb. 24th, 2018

Sat. Feb. 24

Chetek Winter Fest

Chetek's yearly winter extravaganza featuring a snowmobile race, music, bonfire to follow, poker run, pancake feed, snowshoe/cross country, and a scavenger hunt. There is an Ice rink available all day and kid's activities.

Lake Chetek Lakeview Drive, Chetek

Cost: $5

Age: All Ages

Sat. Feb. 24

Chippewa Youth Hockey Tournament

With two full sheets of ice, full concession stand, heated viewing area and more. See contact info for additional details or to learn how to register a team. Different age brackets compete during different weekends. Check the online schedule for a complete list of who plays and when.

Chippewa Area Ice Arena 839 First Ave., Chippewa Falls

8:30-10:30am Sat. Feb. 24

Shake it to End Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Zumba Party

Have fun dancing Zumba style while helping 3 Menomonie boys with their fight to end Duchenne muscular dystrophy. The event is free but donations are accepted and appreciated. All proceeds go to Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy and are 100% tax deductible.

Menomonie High School 1715 5th St. W., Menomonie

Cost: Event is FREE, donations accepted

11am-4pm Sat. Feb. 24

Come and Slide With Us

Enjoy an afternoon of supervised sledding, accompanied with a roaring fire, music, and a cup of hot chocolate. For more information call Eau Claire Parks and Recreation.

Pinehurst Park 3523 Delbert Road, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

1-2:30pm Sat. Feb. 24

Ice Age Trail Snowshoe Hike

Ice Age Trail Alliance and Mayo Clinic Health System team up to present a snowshoe hike for the family. Explore the Ice Age Trail and surrounding area. Snowshoes available to borrow; enjoy hot drinks, refreshments, and a bonfire afterwards.

Obey Interpretive Center at the Chippewa Moraine Ice Age Unit 13394 County Highway M, New Auburn

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Sunday, Feb. 25th, 2018

Sun. Feb. 25

Chippewa Youth Hockey Tournament

With two full sheets of ice, full concession stand, heated viewing area and more. See contact info for additional details or to learn how to register a team. Different age brackets compete during different weekends. Check the online schedule for a complete list of who plays and when.

Chippewa Area Ice Arena 839 First Ave., Chippewa Falls

11am-4pm Sun. Feb. 25

Come and Slide With Us

Enjoy an afternoon of supervised sledding, accompanied with a roaring fire, music, and a cup of hot chocolate. For more information call Eau Claire Parks and Recreation.

Pinehurst Park 3523 Delbert Road, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

noon-1:30pm Sun. Feb. 25

Lake Altoona Polar Plunge

Put on a wacky costume, raise money & jump in a lake to benefit 1,000 local Special Olympics athletes at the Polar Plunge. Other include a Toss Your Boss Plunge. Enjoy concessions, music, and souvenirs. Breakfast at Folsom Street VFW from 7-11am. Registration starts at 11am.

Half Moon Lake, Eau Claire

Cost: Donation information online

Age: All Ages

8:45-10:15pm Sun. Feb. 25

Adult Open Broomball

A drop-in coed program for the adult player (18+). Players divide into teams for pick-up broomball game. Players must have their own helmet. Appropriate footwear to be worn on the ice. Broomball sticks and balls provided.

Hobbs Ice Arena 915 Menomonie St., Eau Claire

Cost: $6 Per Person or City Pass (2 Punches)

Age: Adults 18+

8:45-10:15pm Sun. Feb. 25

Adult Open Hockey

A drop-in coed program for the adult hockey player (18+). Skaters divide into teams for pick-up games. Players must have full equipment. Goalies skate for free. Sunday and Wednesday nights; October 11 - March 28. 8:45pm-10:15pm. No play on 11/22, 12/24, and 12/31. Hobbs Ice Arena.

Hobbs Ice Arena 915 Menomonie St., Eau Claire

Cost: $6 per person, or City Pass (2 punches)

Age: Adults 18+

Monday, Feb. 26th, 2018

5-6pm Mon. Feb. 26

Series: Beginner's Yoga

This 4 part series will break down the basics of some of the most common yoga postures in workshop-style classes. Great for beginning yogis or anyone wanting to build a stronger practice.

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

Cost: $40 (Registration required; payment due at time of registration)

Age: All Ages

6-7:15pm Mon. Feb. 26

Gentle Yoga at Beaver Creek Reserve

Provides all the benefits of the yoga experience at a slower and steadier pace. It helps to reduce stress, feel strong yet flexible in your body and increase positive energy. Dress in loose-fitting clothing, bring a yoga mat or blanket to lie on the floor and a water bottle.

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

Cost: $80m/$100nm for 10-session punch card; $10m/$12nm per class without card

Tuesday, Feb. 27th, 2018

1-2pm Tue. Feb. 27

Hillcrest Run with the Pups

Bring your pup along for some exercise while enjoying a bit of Altoona’s nature. Run, walk or snowshoe on the public trails of the old Hillcrest Country Club depending on what the weather throws at us. Please RSVP via phone or email.

ChiroElite Chiropractic + Rehab 1219 10th St. W, Altoona

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Wednesday, Feb. 28th, 2018

8:45-10:15pm Wed. Feb. 28

Adult Open Hockey

A drop-in coed program for the adult hockey player (18+). Skaters divide into teams for pick-up games. Players must have full equipment. Goalies skate for free. Sunday and Wednesday nights; October 11 - March 28. 8:45pm-10:15pm. No play on 11/22, 12/24, and 12/31. Hobbs Ice Arena.

Hobbs Ice Arena 915 Menomonie St., Eau Claire

Cost: $6 per person, or City Pass (2 punches)

Age: Adults 18+

8:45-10:15pm Wed. Feb. 28

Adult Open Broomball

A drop-in coed program for the adult player (18+). Players divide into teams for pick-up broomball game. Players must have their own helmet. Appropriate footwear to be worn on the ice. Broomball sticks and balls provided.

Hobbs Ice Arena 915 Menomonie St., Eau Claire

Cost: $6 Per Person or City Pass (2 Punches)

Age: Adults 18+

Thursday, Mar. 1st, 2018

5:30-6:30pm Thu. Mar. 1

Lenten Yoga and Prayer

Take advantage of an opportunity to find connection, contemplation and self-care during Lent. Combining prayer, tension release, foundational strength building, contemplation and group connection guided by Lynn Buske of BaredFeet, Co. Walk the Labyrinth. All levels welcome.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: 16+

Saturday, Mar. 3rd, 2018

Sat. Mar. 3

Chippewa Youth Hockey Tournament

With two full sheets of ice, full concession stand, heated viewing area and more. See contact info for additional details or to learn how to register a team. Different age brackets compete during different weekends. Check the online schedule for a complete list of who plays and when.

Chippewa Area Ice Arena 839 First Ave., Chippewa Falls

10:30am-2pm Sat. Mar. 3

Eau Claire Reads Aldo Leopold’s A Sand County Almanac

Celebrate Wisconsin’s Aldo Leopold Weekend by joining a community reading of Aldo Leopold’s A Sand County Almanac. Partake in discussions about the writings, watch videos about Leopold, or step up to the mic and read your favorite passage or share your favorite quote. Includes a 12:30pm screening of Green Fire, an Emmy-winning documentary produced by the Aldo Leopold Foundation.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Sunday, Mar. 4th, 2018

Sun. Mar. 4

Chippewa Youth Hockey Tournament

With two full sheets of ice, full concession stand, heated viewing area and more. See contact info for additional details or to learn how to register a team. Different age brackets compete during different weekends. Check the online schedule for a complete list of who plays and when.

Chippewa Area Ice Arena 839 First Ave., Chippewa Falls

8:45-10:15pm Sun. Mar. 4

Adult Open Broomball

A drop-in coed program for the adult player (18+). Players divide into teams for pick-up broomball game. Players must have their own helmet. Appropriate footwear to be worn on the ice. Broomball sticks and balls provided.

Hobbs Ice Arena 915 Menomonie St., Eau Claire

Cost: $6 Per Person or City Pass (2 Punches)

Age: Adults 18+

8:45-10:15pm Sun. Mar. 4

Adult Open Hockey

A drop-in coed program for the adult hockey player (18+). Skaters divide into teams for pick-up games. Players must have full equipment. Goalies skate for free. Sunday and Wednesday nights; October 11 - March 28. 8:45pm-10:15pm. No play on 11/22, 12/24, and 12/31. Hobbs Ice Arena.

Hobbs Ice Arena 915 Menomonie St., Eau Claire

Cost: $6 per person, or City Pass (2 punches)

Age: Adults 18+

Monday, Mar. 5th, 2018

6-7:15pm Mon. Mar. 5

Gentle Yoga at Beaver Creek Reserve

Provides all the benefits of the yoga experience at a slower and steadier pace. It helps to reduce stress, feel strong yet flexible in your body and increase positive energy. Dress in loose-fitting clothing, bring a yoga mat or blanket to lie on the floor and a water bottle.

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

Cost: $80m/$100nm for 10-session punch card; $10m/$12nm per class without card

Tuesday, Mar. 6th, 2018

1-2pm Tue. Mar. 6

Hillcrest Run with the Pups

Bring your pup along for some exercise while enjoying a bit of Altoona’s nature. Run, walk or snowshoe on the public trails of the old Hillcrest Country Club depending on what the weather throws at us. Please RSVP via phone or email.

ChiroElite Chiropractic + Rehab 1219 10th St. W, Altoona

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Wednesday, Mar. 7th, 2018

6:30-8pm Wed. Mar. 7

Irvine Park Slideshow Program

This presentation, sponsored by the Chippewa County Historical Society, includes a historic postcard collection slideshow of Irvine Park and another slideshow of more current park photos. Attendees will be encouraged to share their memories and photographs of activities in city parks.

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

Cost: FREE

8:45-10:15pm Wed. Mar. 7

Adult Open Hockey

A drop-in coed program for the adult hockey player (18+). Skaters divide into teams for pick-up games. Players must have full equipment. Goalies skate for free. Sunday and Wednesday nights; October 11 - March 28. 8:45pm-10:15pm. No play on 11/22, 12/24, and 12/31. Hobbs Ice Arena.

Hobbs Ice Arena 915 Menomonie St., Eau Claire

Cost: $6 per person, or City Pass (2 punches)

Age: Adults 18+

8:45-10:15pm Wed. Mar. 7

Adult Open Broomball

A drop-in coed program for the adult player (18+). Players divide into teams for pick-up broomball game. Players must have their own helmet. Appropriate footwear to be worn on the ice. Broomball sticks and balls provided.

Hobbs Ice Arena 915 Menomonie St., Eau Claire

Cost: $6 Per Person or City Pass (2 Punches)

Age: Adults 18+

Thursday, Mar. 8th, 2018

8:30am-4:15pm Thu. Mar. 8

2018 Red Cedar Watershed Conference

Join fellow citizens in the Red Cedar area to develop a vision and action plan to restore and maintain a healthy water system for the future. An opportunity to bring best practices and innovative ideas to the forefront.

UW-Stout Memorial Student Center 221 10th Avenue E., Menomonie

Cost: Register Today. Early Registration through March 1: $35 per person

9:30-11:30am Thu. Mar. 8

Snowshoe Hike for Experienced Explorers

Winter is not a time for staring out the window and wishing it was spring. Join naturalist for a snowshoe hike to explore the winter woods and get some exercise too. Expect a moderately strenuous outing, over uneven terrain, with a one mile hike. Wear your winter clothes and boots.

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

Cost: Snowshoe rental $3; GA $3m, $5nm; Register by up to 2 days before event

Age: Ages 55+

5:30-6:30pm Thu. Mar. 8

Lenten Yoga and Prayer

Take advantage of an opportunity to find connection, contemplation and self-care during Lent. Combining prayer, tension release, foundational strength building, contemplation and group connection guided by Lynn Buske of BaredFeet, Co. Walk the Labyrinth. All levels welcome.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: 16+

6:30pm Thu. Mar. 8

Foraging for Wild Edibles

Lake Wissota Garden Club hosts speaker Jim Schwiebert. Jim has worked as a naturalist at Beaver Creek Reserve in Fall Creek since 2007. Jim will share a look at some of the great wild edibles to try throughout the year, and hopefully will have a sample or two to nibble as well. All are welcome.

Lafayette Town Hall 5765 197th Street, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

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

Blind Folded Yoga

A deeply introspective approach to your asana (physical practice). Utilize blindfolds to keep you fully tuned-in to what is happening in the body; what's happening with the breath. Use this blindfolded experience to become more aware and cultivate the ability to adapt to change.

The Yoga Room - Eau Claire's Yoga Studio 2839 Mall Dr., EAU CLAIRE

Cost: $10 for members; $20 for non-members

Age: 18+

Friday, Mar. 9th, 2018

Fri. Mar. 9

Eau Claire Figure Skating Competition

Individual events including long and short programs to music, spins , jumps, compulsory and artistic events are included. Scheduled events vary throughout each day. Visit online for details.

Hobbs Ice Arena 915 Menomonie St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE to attend, Entry deadline Jan. 31st

Saturday, Mar. 10th, 2018

Sat. Mar. 10

Eau Claire Figure Skating Competition

Individual events including long and short programs to music, spins , jumps, compulsory and artistic events are included. Scheduled events vary throughout each day. Visit online for details.

Hobbs Ice Arena 915 Menomonie St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE to attend, Entry deadline Jan. 31st

8am-2pm Sat. Mar. 10

Shamrock Shuffle Little Leprechaun 1K & Littlest Leprechaun .1K

The Shamrock Shuffle is a FUN, non-timed 5K + run/walk fundraiser. It is normally held the first Saturday before Saint Patrick’s Day. The Little Leprechaun 1K starts at 9am. The Littlest Leprechaun .1K starts at 9:40am. The Shamrock Shuffle 5K begins at 10am.

UW Eau-Claire McPhee Center 509 University Drive, Eau-Claire

Cost: Teams are $20/person (long sleeve shirt with custom team name) Individual is $15 (short sleeve) Youth is $10 (Short Sleeve)

Age: All Ages

8am-2pm Sat. Mar. 10

Shamrock Shuffle 5k Run/Walk

The Shamrock Shuffle is a FUN, non-timed 5K + run/walk fundraiser. It is normally held the first Saturday before Saint Patrick’s Day. The Little Leprechaun 1K starts at 9am. The Littlest Leprechaun .1K starts at 9:40am. The Shamrock Shuffle 5K begins at 10am.

UW Eau-Claire McPhee Center 509 University Drive, Eau-Claire

Cost: Teams are $20/person (long sleeve shirt with custom team name) Individual is $15 (short sleeve) Youth is $10 (Short Sleeve)

Age: All Ages

8:30am-noon Sat. Mar. 10

Winter Bird Banding Demo

Join the Beaver Creek bird banders for a bird banding demonstration. This is a great opportunity to see some of the birds that visit feeders on a cold winter day up close and personal. Learn about bird identification, bird behavior, what to feed birds, and why they band them.

Citizen Science Center - Beaver Creek Reserve S1 Hwy K, Fall Creek

Cost: FREE

8:30am-1pm Sat. Mar. 10

Annual Beaver Creek Reserve French Toast Breakfast

The Beaver Creek Reserve hosts its annual French Toast Breakfast event featuring sausages from Augusta Meats. There will be fun activities for all ages across the entire campus including Chippewa Valley Water Colorists open house and show, crafts for all ages, maple syrup making, bird banding, and more.

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

Cost: Advance Tickets: Adults $7, Kids (ages 2-15) $4 | At the door Adults $8, Kids ages (2-15) $5 |No charge for children 0-2

Age: All Ages

Sunday, Mar. 11th, 2018

Sun. Mar. 11

Eau Claire Figure Skating Competition

Individual events including long and short programs to music, spins , jumps, compulsory and artistic events are included. Scheduled events vary throughout each day. Visit online for details.

Hobbs Ice Arena 915 Menomonie St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE to attend, Entry deadline Jan. 31st

1pm Sun. Mar. 11

Sierra Club Outing: Hiking Irvine Park

Join the Chippewa Valley Sierra Club for a spring hike through Irvine Park. Meet at main park shelter. After the hike, head to Olson's ice cream for a delicious treat.

Irvine Park Bridgewater Avenue, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

8:45-10:15pm Sun. Mar. 11

Adult Open Broomball

A drop-in coed program for the adult player (18+). Players divide into teams for pick-up broomball game. Players must have their own helmet. Appropriate footwear to be worn on the ice. Broomball sticks and balls provided.

Hobbs Ice Arena 915 Menomonie St., Eau Claire

Cost: $6 Per Person or City Pass (2 Punches)

Age: Adults 18+

8:45-10:15pm Sun. Mar. 11

Adult Open Hockey

A drop-in coed program for the adult hockey player (18+). Skaters divide into teams for pick-up games. Players must have full equipment. Goalies skate for free. Sunday and Wednesday nights; October 11 - March 28. 8:45pm-10:15pm. No play on 11/22, 12/24, and 12/31. Hobbs Ice Arena.

Hobbs Ice Arena 915 Menomonie St., Eau Claire

Cost: $6 per person, or City Pass (2 punches)

Age: Adults 18+

Monday, Mar. 12th, 2018

6-7:15pm Mon. Mar. 12

Gentle Yoga at Beaver Creek Reserve

Provides all the benefits of the yoga experience at a slower and steadier pace. It helps to reduce stress, feel strong yet flexible in your body and increase positive energy. Dress in loose-fitting clothing, bring a yoga mat or blanket to lie on the floor and a water bottle.

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

Cost: $80m/$100nm for 10-session punch card; $10m/$12nm per class without card

Tuesday, Mar. 13th, 2018

1-2pm Tue. Mar. 13

Hillcrest Run with the Pups

Bring your pup along for some exercise while enjoying a bit of Altoona’s nature. Run, walk or snowshoe on the public trails of the old Hillcrest Country Club depending on what the weather throws at us. Please RSVP via phone or email.

ChiroElite Chiropractic + Rehab 1219 10th St. W, Altoona

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6-7:30pm Tue. Mar. 13

Tainter Menomin Lake Improvement Association Monthly Meeting

No matter who you are, you live in a watershed and your voice matters. Come introduce yourself to other watershed citizens at this month's TMLIA meeting.

Dunn County Government Center, Room 58 800 Wilson Ave, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Wednesday, Mar. 14th, 2018

8:45-10:15pm Wed. Mar. 14

Adult Open Hockey

A drop-in coed program for the adult hockey player (18+). Skaters divide into teams for pick-up games. Players must have full equipment. Goalies skate for free. Sunday and Wednesday nights; October 11 - March 28. 8:45pm-10:15pm. No play on 11/22, 12/24, and 12/31. Hobbs Ice Arena.

Hobbs Ice Arena 915 Menomonie St., Eau Claire

Cost: $6 per person, or City Pass (2 punches)

Age: Adults 18+

8:45-10:15pm Wed. Mar. 14

Adult Open Broomball

A drop-in coed program for the adult player (18+). Players divide into teams for pick-up broomball game. Players must have their own helmet. Appropriate footwear to be worn on the ice. Broomball sticks and balls provided.

Hobbs Ice Arena 915 Menomonie St., Eau Claire

Cost: $6 Per Person or City Pass (2 Punches)

Age: Adults 18+