Events For 04/06/2017

8-10am Thu. Apr. 6

Multi-Generations in the Workforce

Representatives from Chippewa Valley Technical College, UW-Eau Claire, and UW-Stout will provide an overview of their internship and co-op programs and how they can be used to bridge the generations and create a pipeline of talent. Discussion will be provided about the value each generation brings to the workplace and strategies to help them leverage strengths to build a cohesive team.

Hanger 54 Grill, inside the Chippewa Valley Regional Airport 3800 Starr Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $10, includes breakfast

8am-3pm Thu. Apr. 6

Developing Effective Training Skills

This course is designed for trainers (both new and experienced) who want to improve their skills in a structured way to be more effective in getting results from the training they deliver. This hands-on session will give you an understanding of the characteristics of, and methods used by, the most successful trainers.

Cost: $225/person

Age: Adults

9-10am Thu. Apr. 6

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. Apr. 6

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

9am-1pm Thu. Apr. 6

AARP Smart Driver Course

Drivers can update their knowledge & skills, prevent traffic crashes & violations, maintain mobility & independence. This classroom refresher covers age-related physical changes, declining perceptual skills, rules of the road, local driving problems & license renewal requirements. Graduate may receive discounts on auto insurance premiums.

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

Cost: AARP member $15 / AARP non-members $20 (Please pay instructor)

9:15-10am Thu. Apr. 6

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. Apr. 6

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

10am-5pm Thu. Apr. 6

Chippewa Falls Area School District Student Art Exhibit

Artist Reception: Tuesday, April 4 from 4:00 – 6:00 p.m.  Artwork from the Chippewa Falls School district – elementary schools, middle school and high school – will abound at the Heyde Center for the Arts. The Heyde Center is committed to collaborating with area schools to promote arts education. An exciting exhibit that enables the children to receive recognition for their talents.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10am-5pm Thu. Apr. 6

The Art of Hugh Mandelert - A Retrospective

Retrospective showing of original artwork of Chippewa Falls-born artist Hugh Mandelert including fabric design swatches, early portraits, and landscape paintings. Private collection. Select pieces available for purchase through B-Framed Galleries.

B-Framed Galleries 313 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10:15-10:35am Thu. Apr. 6

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

10:30-11:30am Thu. Apr. 6

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

noon-1pm Thu. Apr. 6

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-6pm Thu. Apr. 6

200 Main: Jo Burke + Jody Balow + Lissa Siedow

Gallery and Studios in downtown Eau Claire. Featuring artwork for purchase by Jo Burke, Jody Balow and home decor by Lissa Siedow, we also host local visiting artists and frequent receptions to celebrate the arts in our community.

200 Main - Art and Wine 200 Main St., Eau Claire

12:30pm Thu. Apr. 6

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

1pm Thu. Apr. 6

Be Remembered

At you can record the stories, lessons & pictures to be shared with your loved ones. The Senior Center will be sharing this free online website & how you can use it to share the story of your life & how you want to Be Remembered.

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

Cost: FREE

1-2pm Thu. Apr. 6

Chair Yoga

Whether you are coming back from a period of inactivity, rehab-ing after an injury or surgery, or trying to maintain your current state of freedom in movement, using a chair for support is a great way to stay in the flow of life.

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

Cost: Drop in to your first class for free, $5 Senior Center Member, $7 Non-Member

Age: 50+

1:10-2pm Thu. Apr. 6

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+

3-9pm Thu. Apr. 6

2017 TMS College Table Tennis National Championships

The 2017 TMS College Table Tennis National Championships go way beyond the basement pastime many of us know. Experience the speed, power and athleticism of this Olympic sport firsthand as a spectator at the premier college table tennis event in North America.

Cost: Single-day pass: $10 or $2 with valid UWEC student ID; 3-day event pass: $20 or $5 with valid UWEC student ID

Age: All Ages

4-8pm Thu. Apr. 6

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. Apr. 6

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

4-8pm Thu. Apr. 6

Boutique Market

Monthly Market Boutique specializing in Wisconsin made products. The wide variety of artists include pasta, dip mixes, jewlery, soap, coffee/tea, bread and wine to name a few. We also offer specialty Olive Oils and Balsamic Vinegars along with home decor including up-cycled furniture.

The Winking Owl 115 E. Lincoln Ave, Fall Creek

4:30-6:30pm Thu. Apr. 6

Feed My People's Open House

Feed My People will be kicking off their 35th anniversary celebration at their annual Open House event. You're invited to join board members and staff to see what's new at the food bank, take a tour, honk the horn of a Feed My People semi, and enjoy refreshments and music. All community members are welcome to stop by and learn more.

Feed My People Food Bank 2610 Alpine Rd., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

4:30-6pm Thu. Apr. 6

Powerful Tools for Caregivers

This 6 week program is designed to teach caregivers tools to reduce stress, communicate effectively, set goals. solve problems and care for self while caring for others.

Menomonie Mayo Clinic Health System - Red Cedar, North Conference Room 2321 Stout Rd., Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: 18+

4:30-5:30pm Thu. Apr. 6

Timothy Yu: Poetry Reading

Timothy Yu, author of 100 Chinese Silences and professor of English at UW- Madison will be reading his poetry. The event celebrates National Poetry Month and is free and open to the public.

University of Wisconsin Stout Library - 4th Floor Window Gallery 315 10th Avenue East, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages, 12 and older

4:30-7pm Thu. Apr. 6

Spaghetti Dinner Boy Scout Troop Fundraiser

Boy Scout Troop 30 Spaghetti Dinner and Silent Auction. Scouts work this event to "Earn Their Own Way" to scouting events. Menu: spaghetti, meatballs, salad, green beans, breadstick, beverage, and dessert. Silent Auction includes sporting goods, specialty baskets and gift cards.

St. John's Lutheran Church 1804 Highland Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: Free Will Donation

Age: All Ages

5-6pm Thu. Apr. 6

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. Apr. 6

Spring Sip & Shop

Spend a evening out with your friends at Bye the Willow, a fun place to hang out and shop. Sip a glass of wine or craft beer while you shop for handmade goods, oils, crafts, textiles, soaps, jewelry, clothing, and more.

Bye the Willow 501 N. High St, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

5-9pm Thu. Apr. 6

QuickBooks Introduction

Does the navigation of the #1 Financial Software feel overwhelming to you? You are not alone. This 8-hour session covers the most used functions and will prepare you to properly account for your income and expenses.

CVTC Clairemont Campus, Room 146 620 W. Clairemont Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $149/person

Age: Adults

5-8pm Thu. Apr. 6

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

5-6pm Thu. Apr. 6

Presentation of 19th-century costumes from 'In the Next Room'

McIntyre Library at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire will host a special event featuring 19th-century costumes designed by Assistant Professor Amanda Profaizer and her students for a UW-Eau Claire theatre production set in the Victorian era.

Library Breezeway, UWEC McIntyre Library 105 Garfield Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

5:30pm Thu. Apr. 6

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. Apr. 6

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. Apr. 6

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. Apr. 6

Dinner Jazz: Jeremy Boettcher Trio

Jeremy Boettcher has toured extensively with S. Carey, traveling throughout the US, Canada, and Europe. Recently, Jeremy finished a residency for Jazz at Lincoln Center in Doha, Qatar. Jeremy’s musical tastes are eclectic, and he emphasizes music that feels good, and also stimulates one’s intellect.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6-7pm Thu. Apr. 6

Beginning Line Dance

Learn basic line dancing steps, get some exercise and have some fun all at the same time.

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

Cost: $16 members / $24 non-members

6-6:45pm Thu. Apr. 6

KettleBell AMPD

This is a 45 minute class choreographed to music using a 10lbs kettlebell.

Dragonfly Dance & Wellness 308 N Barstow Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $6

6-7pm Thu. Apr. 6

Lyme's Disease Workshop

Lyme's disease and its counter parts can be quite disabling. Determining where in the body the condition is located is half the battle. Its time to get better. This workshop explores a different approach for managing this debilitating condition. Free health screening to all who attend.

Chippewa Valley Wellness 2228 North Hillcrest Pkwy, Ste #3, Altoona

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6:30pm Thu. Apr. 6

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. Apr. 6

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

6:30-9pm Thu. Apr. 6

Paint at Cheers Pablo

Head to Cheers Pablo for one of many painting events, or a DIY sign class. No painting experience necessary, just come ready to have fun. More information about available classes online.

Cheers Pablo 2839 Mall Drive, Suite 3A, Eau Claire

Cost: $35 per person, $25 for Kids Under 12

Age: All Ages

6:30-7:45pm Thu. Apr. 6

DIY Infused Oils

Create your own infused herbal oil to use for massage, relaxation, skin ailments and more. Preserve the healing goodness of nature while developing your herbalism skills. Learn key herbs to use for infusions, easy at-home methods for preserving herbs and other tips to create beautiful oils.

Forage 930 Galloway St., Building 13, Suite 212, Eau Claire

Cost: $15; Pre-Registration required

6:30-8pm Thu. Apr. 6

Game Design Speaker Series: Developer at Riot Games

Riot Games is the developer of League of Legends, one of the world’s most popular video games with more than 100 million players each month. Wesley Kerr uses data and machine learning to enhance the League of Legends playing experience. He was previously a software engineer with Google.

UW-Stout Applied Arts Building - Room 210 415 13th Avenue East, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6:40-7:40pm Thu. Apr. 6

Zumba with PS-Get Fit

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

Pinehurst Fitness 3027 N Hastings Way, Eau Claire

Cost: First class is free, $5 drop-ins

Age: All Ages

7-8pm Thu. Apr. 6

Weekly Meditation

Lama Yeshe, an ordained monk in the Tibetan Buddhist tradition, will show how meditation and mindfulness can improve peace of mind. Our habits of worrying about the past and speculating about an imagined future shift our focus away from the present moment, the only time we really have.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7pm Thu. Apr. 6

Live Music: Red Tide

Inspired from the sweet lullabies of the ebb and flow of the ocean's tides, this acoustic/singer-songwriter band offers contemporary, soulful listening. Composed of two college roommates, Kelsey Nocek strums and picks the guitar to catchy original tunes while Cate Lucas leads with smooth vocals.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7:30-9pm Thu. Apr. 6

Jeffrey Foucault

Since 2013 Foucault and Conway have toured across the United States and overseas together, refining a primal, stripped-down stage show. The pair covers territory from blues and country, to rock 'n' roll and folk with a laconic ferocity and timeless cool.

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

Cost: Adults $18, Seniors $17, Youth $10

Age: All Ages

7:30pm Thu. Apr. 6

ECCT Presents: Oliver!

This new London version of the musical theatre classic brings the streets of Victorian England to life as the orphaned Oliver escapes to London and joins Fagin's band of pickpockets and thieves. This show is filled with memorable songs like "Where is Love?", "Consider Yourself", "As Long As He Needs Me" and "Pick A Pocket or Two."

The State Theatre 316 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Cost: $8 Youth, $12 Student, $18 Seniors, $22 Adult

7:30-9:30pm Thu. Apr. 6

Sue Orfield with the Menomonie High School Jazz Ensemble

The Menomonie High School Jazz Ensemble welcomes Sue Orfield for a memorable night of Jazz music.

Mabel Tainter Center for the Arts 205 Main St. E, Menomonie

Cost: $10 Adults / $6 Students

Age: All Ages

8-10:30pm Thu. Apr. 6

Clear Water Comedy: Andy Hanyes

Andy is a Los Angeles-based writer/comedian who has been seen on Conan and Late Night with Jimmy Fallon. He has also performed at the Just for Laughs Comedy Festival in Montreal, Bumbershoot in Seattle and the Bridgetown Comedy Festival in Portland, Oregon. Andy's Comedy Central Half Hour Special debuted in 2013. Doors at 8, show at 8:30pm

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: $5 GA, $3 with valid student ID (tickets comes with FREE domestic tap, rail drink or soda)

Age: 18+ Recommended

8pm Thu. Apr. 6

Blue Devil Productions Presents: Ratboys

Ratboys is a very different sound that combines elements of country, indie, and folk, that all mix together to create a very appealing sound that is sure to make you sway and bob your head. Ratboys has shared the stage with Dowsing, Slingshot Dakota, and Pinegrove.

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

Cost: FREE

9pm Thu. Apr. 6

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

9pm Thu. Apr. 6

Vinyl Nights: Jon Shemick

Sit back and enjoy half-price tapps from 9pm-11pm while featured local musicians, collectors, and tastemakers play classic and new vinyl records live on stage. Jon Shemick, owner of Good and Sturdy Vintage in Eau Claire, not only has good taste in clothing, he's got an impressive record collection too.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

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