Tuesday, Dec. 12th, 2017

6:30pm Tue. Dec. 12

A Wisconsin Farmboy in Galapagos

Steve Betchkal, President of the Gaylord Nelson Audubon Society, will speak about his time on the Galápagos Islands for Lindblad-National Geographic. The islands are one of the most unique, enticing, and storied places on planet Earth.

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

Wednesday, Dec. 13th, 2017

6:30-9pm Wed. Dec. 13

Indoor Open Swim

Indoor open swim is a fun activity for all ages! Children 8 years old or younger must be accompanied by a responsible supervisor at least 13 years of age in order to be admitted. Wednesdays at South Middle School 6:30-9pm. Session 1: October 4 - December 20 (No swim 11/22). Session 2: January 3 - April 25 (No swim 3/21). Note: Open swim is only available 8-9pm on April 4, 11, 18, and 25.

South Middle School 2115 Mitscher Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $3 Per Person or City Pass (1 Punch) Children 2 and under are free.

Age: All Ages

8:45-10:15pm Wed. Dec. 13

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. Dec. 13

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+

Saturday, Dec. 16th, 2017

8:15am Sat. Dec. 16

Ugly Sweater Run 5k

Fun run while wearing your favorite "Ugly Sweater". There will have warm beverages and sweet treats to follow. A prize will be awarded for the "ugliest" or as some might say the "most festive" holiday attire. Collecting donations for the Community Table.

Owen Park 1st Ave. and Water St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

5-8pm Sat. Dec. 16

Free Indoor Ice Skating

Hobbs Ice Arena in Eau Claire is hosting a Community Appreciation Event. Free hot cocoa. Note: A limited number of ice skates available. Participants are encouraged to bring own ice skates.

Hobbs Ice Arena 915 Menomonie St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Sunday, Dec. 17th, 2017

8:45-10:15pm Sun. Dec. 17

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 Sun. Dec. 17

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+

Wednesday, Dec. 20th, 2017

6:30-9pm Wed. Dec. 20

Indoor Open Swim

Indoor open swim is a fun activity for all ages! Children 8 years old or younger must be accompanied by a responsible supervisor at least 13 years of age in order to be admitted. Wednesdays at South Middle School 6:30-9pm. Session 1: October 4 - December 20 (No swim 11/22). Session 2: January 3 - April 25 (No swim 3/21). Note: Open swim is only available 8-9pm on April 4, 11, 18, and 25.

South Middle School 2115 Mitscher Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $3 Per Person or City Pass (1 Punch) Children 2 and under are free.

Age: All Ages

8:45-10:15pm Wed. Dec. 20

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. Dec. 20

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+

Wednesday, Dec. 27th, 2017

8:45-10:15pm Wed. Dec. 27

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. Dec. 27

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, Dec. 28th, 2017

Thu. Dec. 28

Brad Peterson 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament

We will be hosting the Brad Peterson Memorial 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament. The registration deadline is December 4th, and the tournament is held in the Schaaf Gym at the Eau Claire YMCA. All teams are guaranteed 3 games.

Eau Claire YMCA 700 Graham Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $60 per team

Age: Grades 1-7

Friday, Dec. 29th, 2017

Fri. Dec. 29

Brad Peterson 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament

We will be hosting the Brad Peterson Memorial 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament. The registration deadline is December 4th, and the tournament is held in the Schaaf Gym at the Eau Claire YMCA. All teams are guaranteed 3 games.

Eau Claire YMCA 700 Graham Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $60 per team

Age: Grades 1-7

Sunday, Dec. 31st, 2017

6-9pm Sun. Dec. 31

Rock'n New Year's Family Skate

A family-friendly New Year's Eve event, featuring a DJ and video screen, balloon drop with prizes, skating obstacle course, boot games, hot chocolate bar, and much more.

Hobbs Ice Arena 915 Menomonie St., Eau Claire

Cost: $3/person (includes skate rental)

Monday, Jan. 1st, 2018

1:30-5pm Mon. Jan. 1

Skate for a Cause and National Skate Day Fundraiser

See performances by the Chippewa Figure Skating Club members from 1:30-3pm. Stay after the performances for a FREE skating session from 3- 5pm. This is for ALL family members interested in learning to skate. Skates will be available to use during this time.

Chippewa Area Ice Arena 839 First Ave., Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE (Donations donated to local charity)

Age: All Ages

Wednesday, Jan. 3rd, 2018

8:45-10:15pm Wed. Jan. 3

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. Jan. 3

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+

Saturday, Jan. 6th, 2018

9:30am-3:30pm Sat. Jan. 6

Make Your own Snowshoes

Make your own traditional, wooden snowshoes in this two-day workshop. Choose from three styles of snowshoes: Green Mountain bear paw, Alaskan trail shoe, or all-purpose Ojibwa style. All shoes are laced with tubular nylon, which is comfortable to work with, and has great strength when varnished.

Beaver Creek Reserve S1 County Road K, Fall Creek

Cost: Friends $190 Nonmembers $210; register by 12/15

11:30am-1:30pm Sat. Jan. 6

Men's Beginner Yoga Workshop

Designed for men new to yoga who are looking to set solid groundwork to grow their practice. Discuss what to expect in a yoga class, typical class structure, types of yoga, breathing, and meditation. Practice yoga poses and flow for a portion of the class. Wear comfortable athletic clothing.

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

Cost: $20 (preregister)

Sunday, Jan. 7th, 2018

9:30am-3:30pm Sun. Jan. 7

Make Your own Snowshoes

Make your own traditional, wooden snowshoes in this two-day workshop. Choose from three styles of snowshoes: Green Mountain bear paw, Alaskan trail shoe, or all-purpose Ojibwa style. All shoes are laced with tubular nylon, which is comfortable to work with, and has great strength when varnished.

Beaver Creek Reserve S1 County Road K, Fall Creek

Cost: Friends $190 Nonmembers $210; register by 12/15

8:45-10:15pm Sun. Jan. 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 Sun. Jan. 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+

Wednesday, Jan. 10th, 2018

8:45-10:15pm Wed. Jan. 10

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. Jan. 10

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+

Sunday, Jan. 14th, 2018

8:45-10:15pm Sun. Jan. 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 Sun. Jan. 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+

Wednesday, Jan. 17th, 2018

8:45-10:15pm Wed. Jan. 17

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. Jan. 17

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+

Sunday, Jan. 21st, 2018

8:45-10:15pm Sun. Jan. 21

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 Sun. Jan. 21

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+

Wednesday, Jan. 24th, 2018

8:45-10:15pm Wed. Jan. 24

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. Jan. 24

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+

Friday, Jan. 26th, 2018

6-9pm Fri. Jan. 26

Candlelight Ski

Three candlelit trails to cross country ski, snowshoe or hike. Limited ski rentals available in advance from Stout Adventures. Snowshoes provided by Mayo Clinic. Hot chocolate and a warm fire included call for more information. Event is held for walking if there is no snow.

Riverside Park - Red Cedar Trail Depot Hwy 29, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Sunday, Jan. 28th, 2018

8:45-10:15pm Sun. Jan. 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 Sun. Jan. 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+

Wednesday, Jan. 31st, 2018

8:45-10:15pm Wed. Jan. 31

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 Wed. Jan. 31

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+

Sunday, Feb. 4th, 2018

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

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

Wednesday, Feb. 7th, 2018

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

Saturday, Feb. 10th, 2018

7am-2pm Sat. Feb. 10

5th Annual JIG’S UP Blugold Ice Fishing Contest

Prizes awarded to the top 25 fish by weight and every 5th place thereafter. Prizes include 2017 Ice Castle Scout, Ford F150 Truck, and more. Raffle prizes include 2017 Polaris Sportsman 450 4-wheeler and more. Prizes for the top fish in each category. All state regulations apply.

The Edge Pub & Eatery 9504 Cty Hwy S., Chippewa Falls

Cost: $25/ticket; Each participant may register one fish per ticket; tickets are $25 with no limit on the number of tickets an individual can purchase.

Age: All Ages

Sunday, Feb. 11th, 2018

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

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

Wednesday, Feb. 14th, 2018

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

Saturday, Feb. 17th, 2018

11am-5pm Sat. Feb. 17

Saint Valentines Day Hustle

The St. Valentine's Day Hustle - Is an alley-cat style bike race that takes place on and around frozen Lake Menomin. Sign-up starts at 11am, race starts from the Market at 1pm sharp.

The Market 545 S Broadway St, Menomonie

Cost: $10

Age: 21+

Sunday, Feb. 18th, 2018

8:45-10:15pm Sun. Feb. 18

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+