Events For 02/06/2018

Tue. Feb. 6

February Fitness Frenzy

Launched by Second Opinion magazine, this two week event features 96 free fitness classes at area gyms, health clubs, yoga studios, and more. Connect with an instructor to change your life and lifestyle, and make a healthier 2018.

Area gyms, health clubs, yoga studios, and more

Cost: FREE

9-10am Tue. Feb. 6

Calm, Cool, Connected Kids

This class is all about engaging in play with your child, while using purposeful activities and routines designed to calm the brain. Ms. Barb will be team teaching with Ms. Tracey Robb, who is an Occupational Therapist with special training in Trust Based Relational Intervention (TBRI).

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

Cost: $100/each

Age: ages 2-5yrs

9:15am-noon Tue. Feb. 6

CVTC Career Tours

Curious about college? Career Tour participants will tour CVTC’s campuses and explore programs of interest through classroom/lab visits and talking with instructors and current students.

Chippewa Valley Technical College (Business Education Center Auditorium) 620 W. Clairemont Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

9:30-11:30am Tue. Feb. 6

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

10-10:50am Tue. Feb. 6

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 Tue. Feb. 6

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

10-10:30am Tue. Feb. 6

Super Space Quest (Planetarium Show)

Visitors will lie down under the stars and travel through all of the planets in our galaxy. Shows start promptly at listed times, with room for only 25 guests. Sign-up sheets will be posted outside Failsafe 30 minutes prior to the start of the show.

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

10am-2pm Tue. Feb. 6

Grow Your Own Herbs

Bring your own mason jars or jars will be available to purchase. Glass rock, potting mix, twine or ribbon, plant tags and herb seeds will be provided. There will be a demonstration on cooking with herbs, a tasting of delicious samples, and other refreshments. Recipe cards available to take home.

Green Oasis Gardens 1403 122nd Street, Chippewa Falls

Cost: $10

Age: All Ages

10:15am Tue. Feb. 6

L.E. Phillips Library: Toddler Tales Storytime

For two- and three-year-olds and a parent or caregiver. Features stories, songs, and activities.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: 2 & 3 year olds

10:30-10:50am Tue. Feb. 6

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. Registration required.

Altoona Public Library 1303 Lynn Ave., Altoona

Cost: FREE

Age: Parents and their Toddlers

10:30am-10:50pm Tue. Feb. 6

Little Learners Storytime

This 15-20 minute program is for children birth to three and their family or caregivers. Short concept rich books, singing, finger plays, puppets and nursery rhyme repetition are used to help foster healthy brain development, enhance early language skills and nurture a love of reading.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: Birth -3 and caregivers

10:30-11am Tue. Feb. 6

Super Space Quest (Planetarium Show)

Visitors will lie down under the stars and travel through all of the planets in our galaxy. Shows start promptly at listed times, with room for only 25 guests. Sign-up sheets will be posted outside Failsafe 30 minutes prior to the start of the show.

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

10:45-11:15am Tue. Feb. 6

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

11-11:30am Tue. Feb. 6

Growing Readers Storytime

For preschool children ages 3-6, this 30 minute storytime features books, songs, movement, and interactive learning activities that build pre-reading skills in your child, followed by an open activity/play period. Children may attend independently or with their caregivers, but parents are asked to remain in the children's area in case they are needed.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: Ages 3-6

11am-noon Tue. Feb. 6

The Young & the Restless

Do your little ones have cabin fever? Our Young and the Restless open indoor play time is an opportunity for kids to be active, develop motor skills, and make new friends. A variety of large motor equipment will be available.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: 0-5 & caregivers

11am-1pm Tue. Feb. 6

All Ages Open Lab

Explore the library's newest DIY, hands-on space. Whether you're interested in 3D printing and coding or you'd rather color, paint or knit, the Dabble Box has something for you.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

11:30am-12:30pm Tue. Feb. 6

Adaptive Yoga for Brain Injury, Paralysis, Movement Disability

Movement to experience the whole body, engage with life and feel better. Wheelchairs welcome. Contact Kathy at causesofhappiness@gmail.com prior to attending.

The Yoga Center of Eau Claire 2524 Golf Road Suite 2F, Eau Claire

Cost: $10

Age: All

11:30am-noon Tue. Feb. 6

Super Small Science: Rainbow Film

Introduce your preschool scientist to exciting hands-on and age-appropriate experiments. This week's activity is rainbow film.

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

1-3pm Tue. Feb. 6

Dunn Dulcimers

All ages, all skill levels, and all string instruments welcome.

Christ Lutheran Church 1306 Wilcox St., Menomonie

1-2:15pm Tue. Feb. 6

Loving Kindness Yoga for Joints and Spine

Still active but regular yoga not working for you? Joint pain? New joint? Tricky back? Sitting on the floor uncomfortable? Move mindfully and gently in this supported yoga class. Floor work, chairs, adaptations specifically for you.

The Yoga Center of Eau Claire 2524 Golf Road Suite 2F, Eau Claire

Cost: $15 drop-in or discount pass

Age: All

1-2pm Tue. Feb. 6

Hillcrest Run, Hike and Snowshoe Club

Come get some excerise while enjoying a bit of Altoona’s nature. Run, walk or snowshoe on the public trails of the old Hillcrest Country Club depending on what the weather throws. ChiroElite Chiropractic is just right across Hwy 12 with plenty of parking for everyone.

ChiroElite Chiropractic + Rehab 1219 10th St. W, Altoona

Cost: FREE, RSVP by phone or email

Age: All Ages

3pm-4:30am Tue. Feb. 6

Modern Dance Classes

Modern dance classes, based on Martha Graham techniques as modified by Michael Doran. These classes are taught by Barbara Shafer and are adapted for all proficiency levels including beginner dancers.

Banbury Place Dance Studio 930 Galloway Street, Building 13, Rm 122, Eau Claiare

Cost: $40 per month

Age: 18+

3:45-5pm Tue. Feb. 6

Teen Minecraft Club

Six laptops are available, but players are encouraged to bring their own laptops, if possible. The library has 1 Minecraft account that may be shared amongst players. If you do not have your own Minecraft Club Account, please be prepared to share.

Altoona Public Library 1303 Lynn Ave., Altoona

Cost: FREE

Age: Ages 12-18

4-6pm Tue. Feb. 6

Teen Tinker Lab

Looking for something fun to do after school? Pop down to Teen Tinker Lab at the Dabble Box each Tuesday. The public library’s Dabble Box makerspace has a wide range of tech, crafts, and art supplies sure to brighten up those dreary winter afternoons.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: Grades 6-12

4:30-5pm Tue. Feb. 6

Musik Makers: Preschool Music Class (Afternoon session)

Led by Nick Poss, each series is based around a set of songs to get everyone singing and moving together. Songs will be repeated week-to-week using different instruments, musical styles, and activities to help children build musical skills.

Eau Claire Music School 1620 Ohm Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $24 for 4-week series, $8 drop in

Age: Children 2 to 5 and families

5:30-6:30pm Tue. Feb. 6

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

5:30-6pm Tue. Feb. 6

New Menomonie Market Owner Tour

New Menomonie Market owners are invited to join this fun, behind-the-scenes look at the co-op with tips & trips to shop and save, while learning some of the history of the co-op and what’s to come.

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

Cost: FREE (Registration required; payment due at time of registration)

Age: All Ages

5:30pm Tue. Feb. 6

Late Jazz: Tim Sullivan Trio

Since graduating from Memorial High School in 2002, Tim's musical journey has taken him around the world. Living in Chicago, New Orleans, and New York City, he has been fortunate to work with a wide array of artists, ranging from Aretha Franklin to funk legend Fred Wesley to nearly a dozen NEA Jazz Masters.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6-8pm Tue. Feb. 6

Hand Built Pottery Class

Hand building is an ancient pottery making technique, and there is no shortage of exciting work being created today by the hands of ceramic artists. Ann Manor will offer step-by-step instruction on hand building techniques from the simple coil built pot to more complex techniques, depending on your experience.

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

Cost: $75

Age: All Ages

6-7pm Tue. Feb. 6

Dollars and Sense: A Financial Literacy Series

Classes will focus on important planning topics and provide tips for people of all ages and income levels. February 6: Final Affairs, March 6: Preparing for Retirement, April 3: Legacy Planning, May 1: Moving On, Alone

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6-7:30pm Tue. Feb. 6

Lectio Eucharist

Unveil scripture and tradition, and deepen your understanding of the Eucharist with this 10-week study course.

Sacred Heart-St Patrick Parish Center 322 Fulton St, Eau Claire

Cost: $10

Age: 16+

6:15-7pm Tue. Feb. 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

6:30-7:30pm Tue. Feb. 6

Eau Claire Guitar Club

Looking to improve your playing? Have a specific question you need answered? Join instructor Tim Litscher for strumming and singing with players of all ages and abilities. Bring your favorite songs to share and learn new songs, too.

Eau Claire Music School 1620 Ohm Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $5

Age: 13+

6:30-7:30pm Tue. Feb. 6

Teen Litwits Book Club

Join us for Teen Litwits, where you can talk about books you love (or hate) without fear of non-readers getting you down. Teens will vote on and talk about a different book each month. Registration is required.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: Grades 6-12

6:30-8:30pm Tue. Feb. 6

The Paint Shack

A talented social artist will walk you through step by step how to recreate the featured painting. Paint on canvas, wood, bags, glasses, and more! Check our Events calendar on our website thepaintshack.net for featured paintings and prices for the date.

The Paint Shack 2524 Golf Road Suite 2c, Eau Claire

Cost: $20-$35 depending on the class, see event calendar on website for specific pricing

Age: All Ages

6:30pm Tue. Feb. 6

Whiskey & Bourbon 101

A Whiskey/Bourbon master from Milwaukee will be teaching you everything Whiskey; how these Spirits are produced, how to drink it, and what differentiates it from other Spirits. Sample whiskeys and Bourbons, receive a finished cocktail of your choosing, and enjoy specially paired appetizers.

The District Pub & Grill 101 Graham Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $50

Age: 21+

7-9pm Tue. Feb. 6

Open Gym Volleyball

Open gym Volleyball. Tuesday nights at Northstar Middle School. Appropriate gym shoes required.

Northstar Middle School 2711 Abbe Hill Dr., Eau Claire

Cost: $3 Per Person, or City Pass (1 Punch)

Age: Adults 18+

7-9pm Tue. Feb. 6

Chippewa Valley Community Chorus - Spring Concert Rehearsals

The Chippewa Valley Community Chorus, under the direction of Cathy Reitz, will rehearse on Tuesdays. The concert dates are Saturday March 10 at 7pm and Sunday March 11 at 2pm. Join if you enjoy singing with a choir and performing (no memorization required).

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

Cost: $25 Membership Fee

7pm Tue. Feb. 6

The Gustavus Choir

The Gustavus Choir performs as part of its 2018 tour. As the premier ensemble at Gustavus Adolphus College, the choir is one of the foremost Lutheran college programs in the nation. The program includes works by J.S. Bach, Z. Randall Stroope, and F. Melius Christansen.

Our Savior's Lutheran Church 910 9th St. E, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7pm Tue. Feb. 6

Karaoke at the Stones Throw

Belt it out at karaoke night at the Stones Throw.

Stones Throw 304 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

8pm Tue. Feb. 6

Matthew Broussard

Matthew has taken many turns in his life finishing college with a degree in Applied Mathematics and landing a job as a financial analyst before suddenly moving down to West Hollywood to pursue stand-up comedy as a career! Matthew comes off as playful and has a witty sense of humor that stretches from physics and grammar to what it's like looking like an 80’s movie villain.

UW-Stout Memorial Student Center, Great Hall 302 10th Ave E, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: 18+

9pm Tue. Feb. 6

Open Mic at The Plus

Every Tuesday night at The Plus, open mic features tons of original music, full bands, acoustic performers, hip-hop, DJs, touring artists, and more before music gives way to standup comedy at 11pm, the truest way attendees can see the Eau Claire standup comedy scene blossom before their eyes.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages (18+ Recommended)

Ongoing Events For 02/06/2018

karaoke/DJ, galleries, classes, etc