Sunday, Jan. 25th, 2015

Education

8:30am-12:30pm Sun. Jan. 25

McDonell Catholic Schools Week Brunch

A community brunch hosted by the McDonell Athletic Booster Club, will be held at McDonell High School from 8:30 to 12:30pm.

McDonell Central Catholic High School

Cost: $6 adults, $4 K-5th grade, preschoolers FREE

Uncategorized

11am Sun. Jan. 25

Beginnings Bridal Fair

Featuring top vendors of bridal related merchandise. Runway Fashion show at 1pm. Doors open at 11am.

Eau Claire Indoor Sports Center

Cost: $6 in advance, $8 at the door

Winter Fun

11:30am-4:30pm Sun. Jan. 25

Northwest Wisconsin Winter Fest and Games

A massive winter recreation celebration, featuring an ice fishing contest, auto ice racing, Fat Bike Race, broomball, softball tournament, cribbage tournament, ATV/motorcycle race, the Red Bull Wings Team, plus live music all three days…

Cost: FREE admission, however there are gate fees for the ice races and registration fees for tournament participants

Fitness

noon-1pm Sun. Jan. 25

90 Degree Yoga

Misty Ross (Misty Ross, LLC) and Anna Lucas (Crave Yoga & Wellness) are teaming up to bring you heated yoga classes every Sunday.

Dragonfly Dance & Wellness

Cost: $12 or two for $22

Fitness

1-3pm Sun. Jan. 25

Snowshoe Hikes

Each day at camp, we will take a different route through our woods, making it to Sunfish Lake, Herde Lake, and even crossing the mud hike. In February, join us in Eau Claire and explore beautiful Lowes Creek County Park. Snowshoes are…

Cost: Fee: FREE for Y members, Community $5

Recreation

1-4pm Sun. Jan. 25

Come Slide with Us

An afternoon of supervised sledding fun at Pinehurst. The City provides the hill, roaring fire to warm up next to, music, and a cup of hot chocolate. All activities will be supervised by dedicated skating rink supervisors.

Pinehurst Park

Fitness

1-3pm Sun. Jan. 25

Snowshoe Hike

Join us as we take a route through Camp Manitou's woods, making it to Sunfish Lake, Herde Lake, and even crossing the mud hike.

Camp Manitou

Cost: FREE for Y members | Non-member $5

Music

1:30pm Sun. Jan. 25

A Case of You: A Joni Mitchell Tribute

South of the River Theatre presents A Case of You: A Joni Mitchell Tribute at Fanny Hill Theater for one weekend only. The show features Kiara Carlson performing beloved songs of the singer/songwriter and icon.

Photo credit: Cory Tishman Photography

Fanny Hill

Cost: $15, $37.50 dinner/brunch and show

Stage

2pm Sun. Jan. 25

Peter Pan

McDonell High School presents the musical Peter Pan with four shows on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday January 23-25. Reserve your seats now by visiting online or by phone.

McDonell Central Catholic High School

Cost: $12 adults, $6 students

Kids

3-5pm Sun. Jan. 25

Winter 2015 Learn to Skate

Seven week session held Sundays. Lessons: 3–3:30pm, 3:45-4:15pm, or 4:30-5pm. Free Skate: 3:30-3:45pm or 4:15-4:30pm. Registration Deadline: Dec. 18th.

Hobbs Ice Arena

Cost: $85 which includes skating instruction, ice time, USFS Basic Skills Book, USFS Basic Skills enrollment, & USFS badges

Age: 3 to Adult

Fitness

3-4pm Sun. Jan. 25

Power Yoga

Get you sweat and your POWER on with this dynamic and fun class. Rachel will move you through some rockin' beats and get your yoga practice to new heights! For serious students with at least 6-8 months yoga experience.

Excite! Wellness Studio

Cost: $10 drop in rate

Education

4-6pm Sun. Jan. 25

Improv Comedy 101

Learn the basics of improv comedy via games and exercises designed to teach you how to think on your feet. This workshop is great both for people interested in theatre and comedy, or those looking for a confidence boost in the board room.…

Eau Claire Regional Arts Center

Cost: $75

Age: ages 16+

Fitness

4:30-5:30pm Sun. Jan. 25

Z.Vida Fitness ZUMBA Class

Join us for an exhilarating hour of fun Zumba fitness. Classes are geared to accommodate all ages and fitness levels. Throw on some comfy workout gear, grab a water bottle, and get ready for a crazy great time of burning calories while dancing among friends. Need not be coordinated to attend.

Cost: $5

Wellness

6-8pm Sun. Jan. 25

Cultivating a Mindful Life: A Six-Week Course in Mindfulness Practice

This course introduces practices and meditation techniques that cultivate mindfulness in our daily life. We explore the benefits of mindfulness for emotional, mental, and physical well-being and interpersonal relationships. This six-week course supports establishing a mindfulness practice.

The Center EC

Cost: $150 if you sign up by Dec. 22nd; $200 after Dec. 22nd

Music

10pm Sun. Jan. 25

Open Mic

A Sunday night rock n' roll experience provided by Noel and Patrick. Backline, amps, and drums available.

The Mousetrap

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Monday, Jan. 26th, 2015

Visual Art

Mon. Jan. 26

Sculpture Tour Eau Claire

Enjoy this outdoor, interactive, free exhibit of sculptures displayed nearly year-round, twenty-four hours a day. The sculptures are owned by the artists who created them and are loaned to Eau Claire’s exhibit for 48-50 weeks. Each May a new set of sculptures arrives in the Eau Claire community for display and enjoyment.

Cost: FREE

Visual Art

Check Venue For Hours Mon. Jan. 26

Violence, Penitence, and the Very Old

The latest art exhibition to be hosted at The Local Store and Volume One Gallery features the incredible works of Eau Claire artist Eric Lee. Describing his pieces, Lee says they are "expressions of wonder and empathy at lives I've not lead,…

The Volume One Gallery

Visual Art

Check Venue For Hours Mon. Jan. 26

Dulaney Jim's Art Extravaganza

Jenna Kippes and Tim Barnes will be hanging their works of art at Tangled up in Hue, January 2015. Their show is described as "A Majestic walk through fields of sugar cane. You can't quite see where you are going, but you know it's a walk worth taking."

Tangled Up in Hue

Cost: FREE

Art Ongoing

Check Venue For Hours Mon. Jan. 26

A Gift of Days: Memories of Ireland

Rebecca Crowell's abstract works are inspired by her recent painting fellowships in County Mayo, Ireland. Mayo's dramatic coastal cliffs and soft, textured boglands are at the root of Crowell’s memories and sensory impressions of her time…

L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library

Visual Art

Mon. Jan. 26

Hospice Remembrance Quilt on Display

An annual remembrance quilt in honor of hospice patients will be on display. Since 1993, the memory of deceased loved ones has been stitched into perpetuity through Mayo Clinic Health System’s hospice remembrance quilt. Each year, a new…

Mayo Clinic Health System

Visual Art

Check Venue For Hours Mon. Jan. 26

Fiber Artist Coalition: Got Jazz

The Fiber Artists Coalition is an affiliation of textile artists from the upper Midwest who employ a variety of innovative materials and techniques in the creation of fiber art with a contemporary edge.

Janet Carson Gallery

Visual Art

Check Venue For Hours Mon. Jan. 26

UW-Stout School of Art & Design 2015 Faculty Show

Exhibit will feature works in a wide variety of media by school faculty. Show opens Monday, January 26th. Reception Wednesday, January 28, 5-7pm. Refreshments will be served. Exhibit will remain up until Friday, February 20th. Visit online for venue hours.

Furlong Gallery

Visual Art

9am-4:30pm Mon. Jan. 26

Art and Poetry Exhibit: Revisiting the Sistine Chapel

An on-going exhibit with paintings by Anders Shafer and Poem by Max Garland will be held at the Eau Claire Regional Arts Center through June 2, 2015. Shafer is a full-time artist working in painting and drawing. His work has been shown in…

Eau Claire Regional Arts Center

Cost: FREE

Visual Art

9am-4:30pm Mon. Jan. 26

Barbara Shafer, Movement

An on-going exhibit in the dance studio on the second floor of the Eau Claire Regional Arts Center.

Eau Claire Regional Arts Center

Cost: FREE

Kids

9am-2pm Mon. Jan. 26

Real World Life Skills for Teens

In today’s world, teens are becoming increasingly independent and yet are not always properly prepared to face the challenges of everyday adult life. Over the course of this half-day program, we will cover topics such as interview skills, college prep, cooking, finances and more. Preregister by Jan. 21.

Eau Claire YMCA

Cost: $10

Age: ages 13-18

Kids

9-9:30am Mon. Jan. 26

Musikgarten

See contact info for details.

Lily Pad Lab

Cost: $40, 20% sibling discount

Age: 6 mos-5 yrs

Education

9-10:30am Mon. Jan. 26

Mac Basics For Beginners

Learn the basics of navigating your way through the very user-friendly Macintosh operating system for Apple computers. In this class we will explore how to effectively use the Mac computer for everyday use, such as email, web browsing,…

L.E. Phillips Senior Center

Cost: $37.50, $25 members

Education

9am-2pm Mon. Jan. 26

Real World Life Skills for Teens

This new program is aimed at helping teens get ready for life in the “real world.” Over the course of this half-day program, we will cover topics such interview skills, college prep, cooking, finances and more! Lunch and a Y pass for the remainder of the day are included.

Eau Claire YMCA

Cost: $10

Age: ages 13-18

Visual Art

9:30am-3pm Mon. Jan. 26

Quilt Addicts Club

Bring a project and your machine (or borrow one of ours) and enjoy camaraderie, inspiration, and a treat. Quilters of any experience level are welcome.

Augusta Senior and Community Center

Fitness

11am-12:10pm Mon. Jan. 26

Gentle Beginning Yoga

New to yoga or looking for a place to start? Learn the basics of practicing yoga through gentle exercises and basic postures. Gain some strength, ease of movement, flexibility, and calm by practicing with Kathy McAlister. More information: email causesofhappiness@gmail.com.

The Yoga Center of Eau Claire

Leisure

1-2pm Mon. Jan. 26

Teen Regression Session

Ever wish you could go back to Kindergarten? Spend your no-school day at the library playing with Legos, play-doh, and finger paints. No registration required.

L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library

Cost: ages 10-18

Kids

1-3pm Mon. Jan. 26

Frozen Sing-Along

The library invites families with children of all ages to a sing-along event based on the hit Disney movie Frozen. Attendees will have the chance to meet and have photos taken with special guest Princess Anna. Festive Frozen attire…

L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library

Fitness

1:15-3:15pm Mon. Jan. 26

School's Out Open Skate

Join us for a School's Out Open Skate at Hobbs Ice Arena.

Hobbs Ice Arena

Cost: Admission is only $3 or 1 punch on your City Pass. Skate rentals are FREE

Education

5-6pm Mon. Jan. 26

Practicing Mindfulness

An education program for those who wish to learn more about meditation and prayer. A variety of topical sessions are offered. Register by phone by Jan. 12.

The Healing Place, HSHS Sacred Heart Hospital

Cost: See contact info for cost

Leisure

5:30-7:30pm Mon. Jan. 26

Mondays in Motion

Finding a positive outlet for children’s energy can be a challenge for busy parents. When it’s too cold to go outside, join Mayo Clinic Health System’s Wellness ROCKS for Mondays in Motion. When it’s cold outside, Mondays in Motion…

Alliance Church of Menomonie

Cost: FREE, registration is not required

Fitness

5:30-6:30pm Mon. Jan. 26

Stretch + Strength Yoga

Beautiful Vinyasa flow class combined with strength & core challenges. This class is designed to stretch and strengthen the body, leaving you energized yet relaxed. All levels welcome. $12 drop in rate. Punch cards available.

Eau Claire Fit Lab

Cost: $12

Kids

5:30-7pm Mon. Jan. 26

DAD Cafe

DAD Café welcomes any significant male role model such as step-dads, grandpas, uncles, etc. DAD Café gives you a chance to establish relationships with other dads, exchange thoughts and feelings about being a parent, and help you learn to utilize parenting tools and skills from other dads.

Agenda for Dad Café: Small group discussions about the roles fathers play in their child’s life. Free childcare and dinner provided. Please call or email bvue@ecasd.k12.wi.us to register.

Cost: FREE

Education

6-7:30pm Mon. Jan. 26

Microsoft Excel Advanced

Learn the power of Excel. Create spreadsheets to help with your household budget. Create contact lists for your Christmas cards or graduation invitations. Spreadsheets can help you create reports, charts, tables, even flashcards. Boost your resume with computer skills. Register by Jan. 8.

Voyagers Community Learning Center

Cost: $10/participant

Age: 18+

Fitness

6-7:15pm Mon. Jan. 26

Gentle Yoga

Mondays, Jan. 5- Feb. 23, 6-7:15pm and Mondays, Mar. 2-Apr. 20, 6-7:15pm. Gentle yoga provides all the benefits of the yoga experience at a slower and easier place. It helps to reduce stress, feel strong yet flexible in your body and…

Wise Nature Center, Beaver Creek Reserve

Cost: Drop-in rate is $12 per session. Friends $64 Nonmembers $80

Fitness

6:15-7:30pm Mon. Jan. 26

Joyful Yoga!

Join us as we use movement and breath to bring us to Joyfulness. Level: Intermediate+.

Eau Claire Therapy & Fitness

Cost: $10 /class

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