Events For 04/27/2017

8:30am-4pm Thu. Apr. 27

Motivational Interviewing: Practical Application for Diverse Settings

Join the Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers (MINT) of Wisconsin for a dynamic and fulfilling day of sharing Motivational Interviewing (MI). MI is best defined as a way of being with a client, not just a set of counseling techniques.

UW-Eau Claire's Davies Center 77 Roosevelt Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: $129-$149. Register through March 31 to receive the early fee.

9-10am Thu. Apr. 27

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. 27

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

9:15-10am Thu. Apr. 27

Lily Pad 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, Drop in $8

Age: Ages 18mo - 5yrs

10am-4pm Thu. Apr. 27

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. 27

53rd Annual Spring Art Show - Community Art Exhibit

Over 100 artists from the area submit two and three-dimensional art works each year. The exhibition includes original paintings, sculptures, photos, stained glass, mosaics, ceramics, and other creative art forms.

Chippewa Valley Cultural Association, Inc., Heyde Center for the Arts 3 South High Street, Chippewa Falls

Age: All Ages

10:30-11am Thu. Apr. 27

Mini Gardens

Little fingers will have no trouble digging in and making these adorable little gardens. They're perfect to start seedlings in and transplant into home gardens, or simply watch them as the grow on any countertop.

Children's Museum of Eau Claire 220 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission.

10:30-11:30am Thu. Apr. 27

Lily 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: $50, Drop in $10 (call ahead)

Age: Ages 2-3

11am-6:30pm Thu. Apr. 27

Robbins Elementary PTO Chicken Dinner Fundraiser

1/2 delicious smoked Chicken, warm buttery roll, baked beans, and cheesy potatoes. Drive up service available (except 3:15-4pm). Pre-ordering recommended. Free business delivery - five order minimum. Proceeds directly benefit Robbins Elementary students and educators. Rain or shine.

Robbins Elementary 3832 E Hamilton Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: $8.50 per meal

Age: All Ages

11am-noon Thu. Apr. 27

Brown Bag Lunch Series: Resistance and Transformation

Bring your own lunch and join in a productive discussion on both historical and current issues. “Beyond the Protests: Nonviolent Responses” Co-facilitated: Rev. Lepp and Jeff Pritchard, UUC UU-UNO(Unitarian Universalist-United Nations Office) envoy.

Unitarian Universalist Congregation 421 S. Farwell St., Eau Claire

Age: All Ages

11:30am-1pm Thu. Apr. 27

Chippewa County EDC Round Table Discussion Luncheon with the WI DOT

A lunch, networking and a presentation from Secretary David Ross of the Wisconsin Department of Transportation (DOT). During this round table event, Ross will provide an update on the latest activities from the Wisconsin DOT.

Mid-State Truck Service Inc. 1189 118th St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: $10 to attend, includes lunch

Age: 18+

noon-1pm Thu. Apr. 27

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. 27

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. 27

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

1-2pm Thu. Apr. 27

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. 27

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+

4-5pm Thu. Apr. 27

Young Professionals Week: Leinie Lodge Tour

Join us at Leinie Lodge for an exclusive tour of the facility, this event is sponsored by Leinenkugels. Dick Leinenkugel will lead the tour at 4pm. His tour is limited to the first 15 people, but they will have someone else available if more want to go on the tour.

Leinenkugel's 124 E. Elm St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: Ages 21-40

4:30-6pm Thu. Apr. 27

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+

5:30pm Thu. Apr. 27

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. 27

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. 27

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. 27

Dinner Jazz: Josh Gallagher Trio

After two years of attending the Berklee College of Music, Josh Gallagher was selected as the pianist in the Brubeck Institute Jazz Sextet, where he performed with guest clinicians Bobby Watson, Rufus Reid, Jimmy Heath, Artistic Director Christian McBride, and Institute founder Dave Brubeck.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6-7pm Thu. Apr. 27

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. 27

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

6-8pm Thu. Apr. 27

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

6:30pm Thu. Apr. 27

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. 27

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. 27

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

6:30-8pm Thu. Apr. 27

Tools to Shape your Reality-3 Week Series

Come along as Lisa takes us on a journey through some do-it-yourself energy experiments that prove your thoughts create your reality. This event will also be available online via Zoom. E-mail for more information.

Cook Chiropractic 2029 County Hwy I, Chippewa Falls

Cost: $60

Age: All Ages

6:30-9:30pm Thu. Apr. 27

Lazy Monk Beer Dinner

A four-course dinner menu by Chef Michelle inspired by and paired with Lazy Monk's amazing brews. The menu is a beer cheese soup with pretzel croutons, homemade dumplings, german style roasted pork loin with roasted root vegetables and a caramel apple kuchen.

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

Cost: $65 (includes dinner & beer pairing + souvenir glass)

6:40-7:40pm Thu. Apr. 27

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

7-8:15pm Thu. Apr. 27

Depression Forum Series: Journeys and the Family perspective, Self Care

In the second of LSUMC's 4 part series regarding depression and those effected in our community, we'll learn about depression journeys and the family perspective and self care with speakers Dave Kruse and Katie Kroll.

Lake Street United Methodist Church 337 Lake Street, Eau Claire

7pm Thu. Apr. 27

Ann Devroy Memorial Forum featuring The Washington Post's Jenna Johnson

UW-Eau Claire's 20th annual Ann Devroy Memorial Forum speaker is Washington Post political reporter Jenna Johnson, who's been covering President Donald Trump in the White House and, before that, on the campaign trail. She spent more than a year writing about Trump's presidential campaign, traveling to 35 states to attend more than 170 political rallies and interview hundreds of Trump supporters.

UWEC Schofield Auditorium 105 Garfield Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: High school and up

7pm Thu. Apr. 27

Live Music: Phippen, Shoemaker & Raid

Peter Phippen (Antique bamboo flutes), Victoria Shoemaker (Silver and wooden flutes) and Tiit Raid (World Percussion) are like a call in the wild, the alluring, soothing, hypnotic tones of the wind instruments lulled and enchanted. Grammy Award Nominee, Peter Phippen is an innovative performer of flutes of the world.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7pm Thu. Apr. 27

Reading Local: A Poetry Month Celebration

Join local poets Bruce Taylor, Max Garland, Jan Carroll, Karen Loeb, Jillian Phillips, and Andrew Partrie in the Volume One Gallery for a reading in celebration of National Poetry Month.

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

7-8pm Thu. Apr. 27

Chippewa Valley Writers Guild: Craft Talk - Speculative Fiction

From science fiction to fantasy to horror, speculative fiction is a wide field that thrives on imagining different worlds, and on imagining our world differently. Find out if speculative fiction is right for you and discover your own answer to the question, "Why speculate?"

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

7:30pm Thu. Apr. 27

UWEC Wind Symphony

Comprised of the most outstanding wind and percussion students, selected by audition each semester. The group is dedicated to the performance of the finest wind repertoire, regardless of period or number of instrumental forces.

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

Cost: $2-7

7:30-9:30pm Thu. Apr. 27

"Snowbirds: Musical Comedy Road Trip" Video Showing

“Snowbirds” played live-on-stage last month to enthusiastic full-house audiences at the Heyde Center for the Arts. Experience the Iconostar Productions video of the show on the large screen at the Heyde Center for the Arts. Script & Songs by Jerry Way.

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

Cost: Free will Donation

Age: All Ages

7:30pm Thu. Apr. 27

UWEC Theater: "Invisible Truth: Intersections of Vulnerability in Eau Claire"

This experimental theater experience will explore stories of homelessness in Eau Claire and the problems with the ways we look at the issue. It is the result of over a year of inter-disciplinary research and performance design work between students, faculty, and volunteer organizations.

Banbury Place, Building 13 800 Wisconsin St., Eau Claire

8pm Thu. Apr. 27

Improv: Backwards Thinkers Society

UWEC's own improv comedy troupe, The Backwards Thinkers Society, will perform in the Cabin.

The Cabin UWEC Davies Center, Eau Claire

8-10pm Thu. Apr. 27

Goodnight Gorillas

Goodnight Gorillas is a returns to UW-Stout for the first time since 2015. Since then, Goodnight Gorillas has released a full-length album that is truly a mixing pot of genres. With hints of indie, “dream pop”, rock, and shoe-gaze, Goodnight Gorillas is sure grab your attention.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

8:30pm Thu. Apr. 27

Clear Water Comedy Presents: Mary Jo Pehl

Award Winning star of Mystery Science Theater 3000 appears for one night only. Mary Jo Pehl is a writer/performer/producer with Cinematic Titanic, the live version of the Peabody Award-winning TV series Mystery Science Theater 3000, for which she was a writer and on-air actor in the recurring role of “Pearl Forrester.”

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

8:30pm Thu. Apr. 27

Clear Water Comedy Presents: Mary Jo Pehl of Mystery Science Theatre 3000

Mary Jo Pehl is a writer/performer/producer with Cinematic Titanic, the live version of the Peabody Award-winning TV series Mystery Science Theater 3000, for which she was a writer and on-air actor in the recurring role of “Pearl Forrester.” Mary Jo currently teams with Bridget Nelson on “RiffTrax Presents”, continuing the proud tradition of hilarious movie commentary.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: $5 GA; $3 with student ID

Age: All Ages (18+ Suggested)

9pm Thu. Apr. 27

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. 27

Vinyl Nights: DJ Cooper

Sit back and enjoy late night happy hour from 9-11pm, or a koldtbord from the late-night menu while featured local musicians, collectors, and tastemakers play classic and new vinyl records live on stage. Local Tony Cook joins gets on the Lakely stage to play an eclectic range of his favorites and yours.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

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