Events For 01/25/2018

Thu. Jan. 25

Great Lakes, Small Streams: How Water Shapes Wisconsin

View this traveling exhibit from the Wisconsin Historical Society! Comprised of 16 panels, the exhibit features an interactive kiosk that allows visitors to track the movement of glaciers, follow changes made to local rivers over time, or seek out easy solutions to save water in their own homes.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

9-11:30am Thu. Jan. 25

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. Please check their online schedule before going.

Eau Claire Indoor Sports Center 3456 Craig Road, Eau Claire

Cost: $4/child

9am-noon Thu. Jan. 25

Tiny Tots Playhouse - Open Play

Tiny Tots is a place for kids to bring their parents, grandparents or caregivers for some creative, dramatic, memory making fun. Come on in and get your play on. Make some memories, and burn off some energy.

Tiny Tots Playhouse 320 S. Wisconsin St., Fall Creek

Cost: $5/child, free for adults and infants under 12 months

Age: All Ages

9am-9pm Thu. Jan. 25

Bruce Warren: Edifices and Artifacts

Edifices and Artifacts is a photographic exploration in black and white of buildings, bridges and other cultural artifacts located in the Chippewa Valley, predominately in Eau Claire.

The Volume One Gallery Located inside the Local Store at the Volume One World Headquarters, 205 N. Dewey St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

9:15-10:15am Thu. Jan. 25

Yoga for Spiritual Transformation

Sanctuary for the soul, mindful movement for the body, and focused attention for the mind. Relaxing into our true nature and creating personal strength brings forth love and compassion for ourselves and others. Gentle, intelligent yoga to support your personal transformation.

The Center 3701 E. Clairemont Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $10 drop-in

Age: All Ages

9:15-10am Thu. Jan. 25

Littlest Lab

For the littlest explorers. A special time each week with your baby as he or she discovers an engaging and rich environment. Songs and fingerplays and stations/activities. Discuss useful tips for raising young children and encourage each other with ideas and activities useful during these early months of development.

Lily Pad Lab 1620 Ohm Ave (In the EC Music School), Eau Claire

Cost: $50/each for whole course (drop-ins welcome, but call ahead)

Age: Babies learning to move

9:30-11:30am Thu. Jan. 25

Play & Learn

You and your child will enjoy free play, songs, dancing, stories, crafts & snacks. Here you will find playing & learning go hand in hand. Come & experience learning through the eyes of your child.

River Source Family Center 403 High Street, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: Birth to age 5

9:30-11am Thu. Jan. 25

Stand in the Light Choir Rehearsals

People in the early to mid stages of memory loss, their care partners, and singing volunteers come together to share their love of music.

Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd 1120 Cedar St., Eau Claire

Age: Adults

10am-5pm Thu. Jan. 25

Men of Clay

Featuring John Onkka of St. Croix county and John Clazmer from Racine, WI. Onkka's career spans over 40 years with one-of-a-kind wall murals and landscape-inspired stoneware. Clazmer specializes in Raku and wood fired pottery but also creates wheel-thrown stoneware.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10-10:50am Thu. Jan. 25

Little Language Lab

Is your toddler ready to get talking? This newest class aimed at exposing children to a language rich environment, where they will listen to stories, sing songs, learn finger-plays, move/dance, and do age-appropriate crafts and sensory activities.

Lily Pad Lab 1620 Ohm Ave (In the EC Music School), Eau Claire

Cost: $50/each, drop-ins welcome but please call ahead

Age: Ages 1-2

10-10:30am Thu. Jan. 25

Mini Makers: Wiggle Marker Bots

Once a week, let your fingers do the talking. Build and create using real tools of the trade. This week's project is Wiggle Marker Bots.

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

10-10:30am Thu. Jan. 25

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. Jan. 25

Nate Rylander - the Jackson Pollock of the Midwest

View work by abstract expressionist painter Nate Rylander. “Action painting” can be seen in his artwork along with reclaimed materials such as hollow core doors. Inspired by several masters, we refer to Rylander as the Jackson Pollock of the Midwest with the influence being seen in several paintings.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10am-2pm Thu. Jan. 25

Mason Jar Herb Class

Grow your own herbs! Bring your own mason jars or jars available to purchase. Glass rock, potting mix, chalk paint and herb seeds will be provided. While the chalk paint dries we can talk about cooking and medicinal uses of herbs. There will be recipe cards to take home and delicious samples to enjoy.

Green Oasis Gardens 1403 122nd Street, Chippewa Falls

Cost: $10-15

Age: All Ages

10:15am Thu. Jan. 25

L.E. Phillips Library: Little Movers Storytime

For babies who love to move. Interactive rhymes, parachute games, songs, stories, bubbles, and social time for parents and children.

LE Phillips Memorial Public Library - Youth Services Program Room 400 Eau Claire St., Eau CLaire

Cost: FREE

Age: 6-18 months

10:30-11am Thu. Jan. 25

Altoona Public Library: Preschool Story Time

For children ages 3 - 5 years who are able to independently sit for a 30 minute session.

Altoona Public Library 1303 Lynn Ave., Altoona

Cost: FREE

Age: Parents and 3-5 yr olds

10:45-11:15am Thu. Jan. 25

Menomonie Public Library: On My Own

For children 3-5 years old. Children attend by themselves. No registration required.

Menomonie Public Library 600 Wolske Bay Rd, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: Children Age 3-5

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

Painting & Popcorn: Winter Cardinal

Calling all pint-sized Picassos. Your child will be able to create their own one-of-a-kind painting to hang on the wall at home or give to a special person in their life. Plus, snacks and juice boxes are provided to fuel that creative energy. Online registration required.

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

5-7pm Thu. Jan. 25

Language Exchange: Habla en la Cabra

Practice your second language with us, English or Spanish. We sip coffee and help each other practice conversational English and Spanish. Bring the family, all levels and ages are welcome. Brought to you by El Centro de Conexión de Chippewa Valley.

The Goat Coffee House 336 Water St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

5-7:30pm Thu. Jan. 25

Main Street Menomonie Annual Meeting

You are invited to the 2018 Annual Meeting for Main Street Menomonie Inc. Hear about the terrific year 2017 was for Downtown Menomonie, planned ideas for 2018, and presentation of awards ceremony. Snacks provided by Eau Galle Cheese & Gifts & Raw Deal & music by Andy Hanson Music.

Raw Deal 603 S. Broadway St., Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

5:30-6:30pm Thu. Jan. 25

Zumba with Z.Vida Fitness

Z.Vida Fitness has been bringing their passion and flair for Zumba to the Chippewa Valley for over 5 years now. Participants are eager to admit it's like dancing with family.

The Center 3701 E. Clairemont Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $6/drop in; $40 unlimited monthly; $25 5-class punch card

5:30-6:20pm Thu. Jan. 25

Dance Buffet

An introduction to dance for your little sweethearts. They will be taught basic ballet and jazz dance moves along with placing an emphasis on listening and following directions. Children should come prepared to learn and have a blast. No pressure, just fun! Recital on the last class.

Eau Claire Indoor Sports Center 3456 Craig Road, Eau Claire

Cost: $85

Age: Ages 3-4

5:30-8:30pm Thu. Jan. 25

Dinner Jazz: Mike Malone Trio

Mike Malone is a musician based out of Northeast, Wisconsin. He performs over 300 shows a year with a myriad of groups ranging from jazz, funk, gospel, and original music. A graduate of UW-Eau Claire's music program, Mike is excited to return to Eau Claire with some of the Fox Valley's finest players.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6-6:45pm Thu. Jan. 25

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

6-8:29pm Thu. Jan. 25

Wine & Whimsy

A 2 to 2.5-hour workshop with friends, a canvas and wine. An instructor will guide you through the painting of your very own masterpiece. Fun for all levels of experience.

Eau Claire Regional Arts Center 316 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Cost: $35

6-7:30pm Thu. Jan. 25

Free Home Buyer Seminar

Brings together under one roof the experts you need when buying a home so you feel comfortable and confident about the home buying process. Your opportunity to learn about the importance of working with a buyer's agent, available home loan programs, the importance of a mortgage pre-approval, and buying vs. renting.

Eau Claire Realty 3420 Mall Drive, Suite 4, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

6-8pm Thu. Jan. 25

Blue Ox Group Run/Walk

Enjoy a night with runners & walkers of all abilities as you traverse the beautiful downtown area along the river on a group run ranging from ~3.5 to 6 miles. Special events held about once per month with the weekly Thursday group-runs. See website for more details on the calendar.

Blue Ox Running 417 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6-8pm Thu. Jan. 25

Friends of the L. E. Phillips Memorial Public Library Membership Appreciation Night

Friends of the Library members receive entrance to a preview sale on the Thursday night before the next book sale. Enjoy first viewing of the sale, refreshments and mingling with other Friends members! Memberships start at $10 and can be purchased ahead of time through the website or at the door.

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

Cost: FREE for Friends of the Library Members, Memberships start at $10

Age: All Ages

6-8pm Thu. Jan. 25

Winter After Hours 2018

There will be ice skating, snow shoeing, winter kubb, a firepit, music, and hot drinks. Snowshoe and skate rentals will be available during the special event only. The warming house and restrooms will be open and supervised. Hundreds of people enjoy this unique social gathering each season. We hope you can join in on the family fun at Pinehurst this season!

Pinehurst Park 3523 Delbert Road, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All ages

6:30-8pm Thu. Jan. 25

Eau Claire Wellness Party

Learn about holistic and natural ways to increase your energy, decrease inflammation, how to go green in your home, get rid of toxic chemicals, and enjoy pesticide free veggies and organic treats.

Please Call or Email For Event Location

Cost: FREE

6:30-7:20pm Thu. Jan. 25

Hip Hop/Funk Dance

The next step for your child's dance lessons and adds a new funky twist to the class. They will learn dance skills associated with Hip Hop, Jazz, Funk and Modern Dance. Children should bring their positive attitudes and bright smiles. Recital on the last class.

Eau Claire Indoor Sports Center 3456 Craig Road, Eau Claire

Cost: $85

Age: Ages 5-8

6:30pm Thu. Jan. 25

Around the Farm Table with Inga Witscher

Inga Witscher, a passionate diary farmer owns and operates a small organic dairy farm near Osseo, Wisconsin. After growing up on her family's dairy farm on the West Coast and making cheese on the East Coast, she is thrilled to now be in the middle of the country. She will be conducting an educational and entertaining cooking demonstration.

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

6:30-8pm Thu. Jan. 25

Gut Health for Weight Loss

A healthy digestive system begins in your gut. Sample products like kombucha & kefir and learn about the benefits of a healthy gut. Instructor: Katrina Robinson.

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

Cost: $15

Age: All Ages

6:45-8pm Thu. Jan. 25

Eau Claire Jazz Jam

A monthly, guided jam session led by one of Eau Claire’s top jazz musicians, Paul Brandt. Students of all abilities are welcome to attend and participate. Get your musical questions answered, make new friends, and taking your playing to the next level.

Eau Claire Music School 1620 Ohm Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $5, free for ECMS students

Age: 13+

7-11pm Thu. Jan. 25

Manifest Open Mic at the Stones Throw

Sign-up at 7pm. Host band at 7:30pm. Each band/performer will get 20 minutes or 5 sings (whichever comes first) which includes setup time. Host band Jam at 10:30pm. PA provided (tips appreciated). Bring instruments, amps, power supplies, and instrument cables.

Stones Throw 304 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE - tips appreciated

Age: 21+

7pm Thu. Jan. 25

Live Music at Acoustic Cafe: Songwriters Showcase

Songwriters Showcase is a musical melting pot with some of the finest young talent in the Chippewa Valley unplugging for an all age evening of creative song and verse. The show will include local high school and college age singer songwriters on piano and guitar.

Acoustic Cafe 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7-8pm Thu. Jan. 25

Meditation and Chanting Group

Aaron Holm, Facilitator. Come experience chanting and meditation in a relaxed setting, beginners welcome.

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

7:30-10pm Thu. Jan. 25

John Mueller’s Winter Dance Party

John Mueller's "Winter Dance Party"® is the official live and authentic re-creation of Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens, and the Big Bopper's final tour and the only show endorsed by the Holly, Valens and Richardson estates. Each live concert performance includes over two hours of unbridled, high voltage entertainment featuring all the hit songs of the 50s era.

The State Theatre 316 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Cost: $24-28 (prices subject to change)

Age: All Ages

7:30-9pm Thu. Jan. 25

"Broadway, Our Way" - William and Anthony Nunziata

Will and Anthony Nunziata continue to embrace every audience with fresh interpretations and original orchestrations of timeless Broadway classics and American pop standards. The two combine their magnificent tenor voices with their brotherly banter and comedic flair.

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

Cost: Reserved Seating (up to 4 rows): $27/seat. General Admission: $21 adults, $19 seniors, $15 youth

Age: All Ages

7:30pm Thu. Jan. 25

UWEC Cabaret: American Legends

Featuring Concert Choir, The Singing Statesmen, Women's Concert Chorale, University Symphony Orchestra, and the Jazz Program. For Dinner + Show tickets, dine in the Dulany at 5:30pm. Patrons also receive a dessert coupon. Cash bar available.

Ojibwe Ballroom, Davies Center, UW-Eau Claire Davies Center, 105 Garfield Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: $22 GA for show, $43 GA Dinner + show; $4 discount for Youth and seniors; $8 discount for UWEC student

7:30-10pm Thu. Jan. 25

Victoria Shoemaker and Peter Phippen

Peter and Victoria return to Tempo on a Winter evening with the mournful yet soothing sounds of their world-wide selection of flutes.

Caffe Tempo 315 E Madison St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

8pm Thu. Jan. 25

3rd Annual Clear Water Comedy Amateur Stand Up Comedy Contest

Think you have what it takes for stand up comedy? Plan for a 5 minute set. Sign up begins at 7pm, and show at 8pm. 1st prize is a free pass for you and a guest for every Clear Water Comedy Show in 2018. Cash prizes and gift certificates to other performers. Everyone will win something. Audience response factors into scores.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: $5 entry, FREE with college ID

Age: All Ages

8pm Thu. Jan. 25

DURRY with Joe Graves

DURRY is an artist based out of Minneapolis, Minnesota. He is known for his emotional and raw story music. DURRY has an easy to listen to sound and multiple originals such as "Lonely Boy" and "Golden Age", along with various covers of classics.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

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