Events For 03/02/2017

Thu. Mar. 2

Encaustic Painting - The Fusion of Hot wax and Mixed Media

Kay Geraghty's Encaustic is an ancient medium that Greek artists used back as long ago as the 5th century BC for portraits and panels. It consists of natural bees wax and dammar resin (crystallized tree sap).

The Volume One Gallery (Inside The Local Store) 205 N. Dewey St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Thu. Mar. 2

UW-Stout Emeritus, Rob Price

UW-Stout School of Art & Design Emeritus, Rob Price will show charcoal/pastel drawings from images of his recent travels across the U.S..Refreshments will be served at the reception.

The Barrel Room Wine Bar 320 Main St. E., Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

9-10am Thu. Mar. 2

YogaRoom Flow - All Levels Yoga

Looking for a Yoga class that checks all the boxes? This is it! You will work every part of your body building strength, fluidity and balance while linking breath to continuous movement.

The Yoga Room - Eau Claire Yoga Studio 2839 Mall Dr #1, Eau Claire

Cost: $15 Drop or Unlimited Monthly Membership only $80

9-11:30am Thu. Mar. 2

Family Fun Zone

Children and parents enjoy open play on the large turf field filled with numerous toys, games, sports equipment, inflatables, and dress up clothes. Organized activities are also offered at different times each morning which children may participate in if they choose or continue with open play.

L.E. Phillips YMCA Indoor Sports Center 3456 Craig Road, Eau Claire

Cost: $4/child, adults are FREE

Age: Families of children age 0 to 6

9:15-10:15am Thu. Mar. 2

Gentle Slow Flow Yoga

An hour of breathing, movement, and relaxation. Perfect for beginners, back health, mood management, arthritis, healthy aging and more. All ages and abilities

The Center EC 3701 Hwy 12 (E. Clairemont Ave), Eau Claire

Cost: $10 drop in OR 8 week session for $64

9:15-10am Thu. Mar. 2

Lilypad Lab: Busy Bodies

Busy Bodies is a 6 week class for all kids ages 18mos-6yrs and their adult to come have fun and move, move, move! Classes will consist of stretching, action songs, moving with props, dancing, basic tumbling, group movements and obstacle courses.

Lily Pad Lab 2524 Golf ROad, Eau Claire

Cost: $40 for 6 weeks, Drop in $8

Age: Age 1.5-6

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 1005 Oxford Avenue, Eau Claire

10-10:30am Thu. Mar. 2

Menomonie Public Library: Learning Together

Storytime for children birth and older. Children attend with a parent or caregiver. No registration required.

Menomonie Public Library 600 Wolske Bay Rd, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10am-5pm Thu. Mar. 2

Revelations Studio Exhibit: Students of DeVona Brodt

Revelations Studio is a small private studio located between Chippewa Falls and Cadott Wisconsin. It is primarily an art academy where Devona Brodt continues with her life long passion of teaching others how to draw, paint, and find their creative voice. The artwork of Brodt’s students will be on display.

The Heyde Center for the Arts 3 South High St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10:15-10:35am Thu. Mar. 2

L.E. Phillips Library: Little Movers Storytime

For babies that love to move! Lap bounces, rhymes, songs and bubbles. Followed by social and play time for caregivers and babies.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: Age 12-24 months

10:30-10:50am Thu. Mar. 2

Altoona Public Library: Toddler Tales

A 20-minute program of fast-paced stories and songs. For parents and their toddlers ages 18 months - 2 years. Toddler Tales occurs every Tuesday at 10:30am. Registration required.

Altoona Public Library 1303 Lynn Ave., Altoona

Cost: FREE

Age: Parents and their Toddlers

10:30-11:30am Thu. Mar. 2

Liliy Pad Lab: ABC’s for 2s and 3s

ABC’s for 2s and 3s is a fun step into exploring letters, numbers, and shapes. 2 and 3 year old children and their parents will enjoy open exploration time, songs, stories, sensory play and art.

Lily Pad Lab 2524 Golf ROad, Eau Claire

Cost: $40 for 6 weeks, Drop in $8 (call ahead)

Age: Age 2 & 3

11am-1pm Thu. Mar. 2

Lunch Break Skate

Free Skate Rentals.

Hobbs Ice Arena 915 Menomonie St., Eau Claire

Cost: $3 or City Pass

Age: All Ages

11am-7pm Thu. Mar. 2

Empty Bowls

Empty Bowls brings community members together to enjoy a meal of soup and bread, while raising proceeds for hunger-relief efforts in west central Wisconsin. Students and local artists donate hundreds of hand-crafted bowls in support of the event. There will be continuous serving of delicious soups, breads and desserts throughout the day.

The Florian Gardens 2340 Lorch Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: $20- Bowl & Meal Ticket $8- Meal Ticket FREE-Kids 10 & Under

Age: All Ages

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

noon-1pm Thu. Mar. 2

Universal Yoga

Universal Yoga is an authentic system of yoga. Goals of practice include increasing strength, flexibility, balance, coordination, will power, energy level, and finding stillness of the mind. Classes are appropriate for beginners to seasoned practitioners.

PRAJNA pilates | yoga | beyond 705 S. Barstow Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $15; or punch card

Age: 16+

noon-8pm Thu. Mar. 2

The Artist Eye Art Exhibit

Break winter’s humdrum by enjoying some fresh art at Galaudet Gallery’s first art exhibit of 2017 The Artist’s Eye. Over 1500 square feet of gallery space found in the four rooms of Galaudet Gallery in downtown Eau Claire.

Galaudet Gallery LLC 618 South Farwell, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

12:30pm Thu. Mar. 2

PiYo Express

30 minute PiYo workout a great way to get it in during your lunch break.

Pure Fitness 4 You 1423 South Hastings Way, Eau Claire

Cost: $5

1:10-2pm Thu. Mar. 2

Pranayama Yoga (Breath Control)

The powerful benefits from learning breath control are often overlooked in most Western yoga classes. If you would like to gain energy, get out of the 'fight or flight' mode most of us are in from stressful lives, and prepare for meditation, then this is the class for you.

PRAJNA pilates | yoga | beyond 705 S. Barstow Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $15, or punch card

Age: 18+

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

4-8pm Thu. Mar. 2

All You Can Eat Chicken Dinner

Join the Westgate Sportsman's Club on the first Thursday of the month for an all you can eat chicken dinner. A salad bar and dessert are included. Drink specials will be available each night. Reservations accepted but not required. Call or e-mail for more information.

Westgate Sportsman Club 4909 Sportsman Dr., Eau Claire

Cost: $12 for adults; $8 for senior, student & military, $6 for kids (6-12), FREE for 5 and under

Age: All Ages

4-5pm Thu. Mar. 2

Menomonie Public Library: Teen Advisory Council

Join the MPL Teen Advisory Council. Help us choose books and media, help plan programs, be a voice. Council meetings are held the first Thursday of each month. For grades 6-12.

Menomonie Public Library 600 Wolske Bay Rd, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: Grades 6-12

4-7pm Thu. Mar. 2

Draganetti's: All Things Garlic Class

As a kickoff to our annual Garlic Fest, we're excited to be hosting a class appropriately named All Things Garlic! Co-Owner & resident expert Claudia will be leading the class on best practices for roasting garlic, cooking with garlic, garlic appetizers, garlic desserts & much more. Reserve by e-mail.

Draganetti`s Ristorante 3120 Hillcrest Pkwy., Altoona

Cost: $30 includes class and 2 glasses of wine

5-6pm Thu. Mar. 2

Spoken Art

Join local author and former Eau Claire poet laureate, Bruce Taylor, as he hosts a series of readings on first Thursdays at 5pm in the Janet Carson Gallery at the Eau Claire Regional Arts Center.

Eau Claire Regional Arts Center 316 Eau Claire 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

5:30pm Thu. Mar. 2

Pound Fitness Class

Pound is an amazing FUN group fitness class that is inspired by drumming. Come rock out and work out at the same time.

Pure Fitness 4 You 1423 South Hastings Way, Eau Claire

Cost: $8

5:30-6:30pm Thu. Mar. 2

Men's Yoga

Whether you have been an athlete all your life, never stretched, and are now feeling the aches and pains; or you sit at a desk or in a car a lot; or you do physical repetitive labor all day, this is for you.

PRAJNA pilates | yoga | beyond 705 S. Barstow Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $15, or punch card

Age: 16+

5:30-6:30pm Thu. Mar. 2

Zumba with Z.Vida Fitness

Z.Vida Fitness is co-owned by Cindy & Emily Peterson, licensed Zumba Fitness instructors who have been dancing to the Zumba beat since 2009. Cindy, Emily and their team of awesome Zumba instructors are dedicated to bringing you the best Zumba classes in the area.

Z.Vida Fitness @ The Center 3701 E. Clairemont Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $5

Age: 7+

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

Dinner Jazz: Sue Orfield Trio

Sue Orfield, Josh Gallagher, and Jeremy Boettcher are putting on a night of jazz at The Lakely during dinner hours. Come out and enjoy a meal with some complimentary, fun music.

The Lakely 516 Galloway Street, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6-6:45pm Thu. Mar. 2

Gentle Yoga

A gentle introduction to yoga in a class oriented for seniors, but all are welcome. Goals are to help each individual feel better and be happier. All will experience increased mobility and posture improvement. Bring your own mat.

Lafayette Town Hall Town Hall Rd, Chippewa Falls

Cost: 10 class punch card $60

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

6-7pm Thu. Mar. 2

Karma Yoga Series: ECASD Homeless Program

This month's cause is the Eau Claire Area School District Homeless Program. The ECASD Homeless Program assists in supporting children and their families with basic needs. Cost for the class is a donation of cash, hygiene products, gently used clothes, shoes, and more.

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

Cost: Donation

Age: All Ages

6-7pm Thu. Mar. 2

Speed & Agility Class with Kyle Stelter

Train with coach Stelter to improve your speed and agility.

Eau Claire Sport Warehouse 2983 11th St., Eau Claire

Cost: $10/class

Age: All Ages

6:30pm Thu. Mar. 2

WERQ Dance Fitness

Hip Hop dance class that will have you wanting more!

Pure Fitness 4 You 1423 South Hastings Way, Eau Claire

Cost: $5

6:30pm Thu. Mar. 2

Pourhouse Pub Trivia

Pourhouse Pub Trivia Winter/Spring season is back. New teams welcome. Come once, or come every week. Nightly prizes and seasonal prizes.

The Pourhouse W301 Menomonie St., Elk Mound

Cost: FREE

6:40-7:40pm Thu. Mar. 2

Zumba with PS-Get Fit

First class is always free and we welcome all fitness levels for a 1-hour Zumba workout.

Pinehurst Fitness 3027 N Hastings Way, Eau Claire

Cost: $5 drop-in rate and punch cards are available, 6 classes/$25

Age: All Ages

7pm Thu. Mar. 2

A Cappella Extravaganza

A fundraising night filled with a multitude of song. Featuring a variety of performers from Menomonie High School, Special Guest performances by Devil Tones A Cappella from UW-Stout and The Innocent Men from UW-Eau Claire.

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

Cost: $8 for Adults and $5 for Students/Seniors, no passes accepted

7pm Thu. Mar. 2

A Cappella Extravaganza

A fundraising night filled with a multitude of song. Featuring a variety of performers from Menomonie High School, with Special Guest performances by Devil Tones A Cappella from UW-Stout and The Innocent Men from UW-Eau Claire.

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

Cost: $8 for Adults; $5 for Students/Seniors

7pm Thu. Mar. 2

Decadent Cabaret 2017: Night One

Decadent Cabaret is an annual three-day music festival featuring local bands and songwriters. Sets are usually 20 minute tributes to popular artists with mind-blowing performances all night long. Doors at 6. Tonight's performers are, in no particular order: Ned Brown, Orenda Fugue, Wayward, PinkPower, Two and a half men, Thunderlung, Sloslylove, Sniffle Party, and Jonathan Seeley and the Thundering Herd.

Cost: $7

Age: 21+

7pm Thu. Mar. 2

Live Music: Matt Cox

A six-time Omaha Entertainment & Arts Award winner for Best Country Americana speaks to the caliber of artist Matt Cox has become in the studio and on stage. Cox puts on a live show that reveals passion, experience and heartfelt song-writing.

Acoustic Cafe - Eau Claire 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

7-10pm Thu. Mar. 2

Open Mic

Whether you’re a rock band, singer/songwriter, poet, spoken word artist, juggler, magician, comedian or a rapper, you are welcome to sign up and perform. Welcomes performers of all sounds and styles. Sign up begins at 7:00 PM in the Terrace and will be available to anyone.

UW-Stout Memorial Student Center, The Terrace 302 10th Ave. E, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

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

7:30pm Thu. Mar. 2

UWEC Theatre Presents: "Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street"

The unsettling tale of a Victorian-era barber who returns home to London after fifteen years of exile to take revenge on the corrupt judge who ruined his life. Sweeney Todd is lush, operatic, and full of soaring beauty, pitch-black comedy and stunning terror.

Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center UW-Eau Claire, Eau Claire

Cost: $20

8-10pm Thu. Mar. 2

Cory Wong

If you’re looking for groovy riffs and intricate drum beats, Minneapolis band Cory Wong has just what you’re looking for! Cory Wong has shared the stage and worked with Ben Rector, Vulfpeck, Brandon Heath, Jason Gray, and Nichole Nordeman.

UW-Stout Memorial Student Center, The Terrace 302 10th Ave. E, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

8:30-10:30pm Thu. Mar. 2

Clear Water Comedy Presents: Boy Kisses

Individually, the four core members of Boy Kisses Comedy — Turner Barrowman, Collin Klug, Robert Fones, and Drew Janda — are phenomenally talented. They’re standups, writers, sketch performers, internet personalities, musicians, and filmmakers. Doors at 8pm.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: $5/person; $3 with student ID (free rail, domestic tap, or soda with ticket purchase)

9pm Thu. Mar. 2

Music/Karaoke at Hallie Bar & Grill

Drink, sing, and be merry. Music, music videos, and karaoke go until close. Happy Hour prices start at midnight. Fun, relaxed atmosphere.

Hallie Bar & Grill 1713 Hwy OO, Chippewa Falls

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