Events For 02/14/2018

Wed. Feb. 14

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

Wed. Feb. 14

Bread and Roses

Inspired by Rose Schneiderman who said, “The worker must have bread, but she must have roses, too." encouraging everyone to think beyond just survival and to believe we should have art too. Enjoy illustrations by fashion designers like Betsy Johnson, Yves Saint Laurent, Ricardo Tisci, Karl Lagerfeld and more.

Galaudet Gallery LLC 618 South Farwell, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

9am-noon Wed. Feb. 14

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

9:15-10:15am Wed. Feb. 14

Intentional Flow Yoga

Connect to the fullness of you. Vinyasa slow flow with a sprinkle of yin. Build strength, fluidity, and balance with your body soul and spirit. All levels welcome.

The Center 3701 E. Clairemont Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $10/drop in

Age: All Ages

9:30-11am Wed. Feb. 14

Bloomer Playgroup

This parent & child playgroup offers fun & playful opportunities for families to connect through music & story time, crafts & healthy snacks.

Bloomer Area Aquatic & Recreation Center 1731 17th Avenue, Bloomer

Cost: FREE

Age: 0-5 years

9:30-10am Wed. Feb. 14

Musik Makers: Preschool Class (Mornings)

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 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

10-11am Wed. Feb. 14

Dance as Exercise

Use techniques developed by Martha Graham, to stretch and strengthen all muscle groups, and to renew the spirit. The workout is done almost exclusively on the floor. And, the class is open to beginners and dancers, alike.

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

Cost: $40 per month

Age: Adults

10-10:50am Wed. Feb. 14

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 Wed. Feb. 14

Get Up & Go: Balloon Walking Obstacle Course

Designed to keep your kiddos moving, these fun and physical games teach teamwork and skills that can carry home to your own living room. This week's activity is a balloon walking obstacle course.

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

10-11am Wed. Feb. 14

Story Time at Elk Mound

Bring your littles and enjoy exciting stories, songs, activities, and more. Help your child develop a life-long love of reading by showing them just how fun it can be!

Fall Creek Public Library 122 E Lincoln Ave, Fall Creek

Cost: FREE

Age: 0-5 year olds

10am-3pm Wed. Feb. 14

Bird Lover's Suet Feeder

Create a beautiful heart shaped Valentine feeder for the birds you love. Set Includes: twine & red yarn, 2- heart shaped forms, mixed berries, sunflower seed & suet.

Green Oasis Gardens 1403 122nd Street, Chippewa Falls

Cost: 1 set for $10, 2 sets for $15

Age: All Ages

10:15am Wed. Feb. 14

Bouncing Babies Storytime

For pre-walkers, starting at birth. Lap rhymes, songs, stories, parachute games, bubbles and social time for parents and tummy time for babies.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: 0-12 months (pre-walkers)

10:30-11am Wed. Feb. 14

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

noon-8pm Wed. Feb. 14

Choix Roses: les Deux

Discover floral wonders both romantic and gothic in beautiful artwork of bouquets, botanicals, roses and rose inspired art that spans the Age of Enlightenment to today. Experience authentic art that questions beauty and values, or just enjoy four spacious rooms of flowers.

Galaudet Gallery LLC 618 South Farwell, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

noon-7:30pm Wed. Feb. 14

Valentine's Day Date Package

Celebrate your love at Infinity Beverages Winery and Distillery this Valentine's Day. Package includes a local pairing plate, a bottle of signature wine, and a rose.

Infinity Beverages Winery & Distillery 3460 Mall Drive, Eau Claire

Cost: $50 a Couple (reservations required)

Age: 21+

12:10-12:50pm Wed. Feb. 14

Barriers and Facilitators of Twitter as a Pedagogical #Strategy in the College Classroom

Presented by Thomas Sather, professor of Communication Sciences and Disorders at UWEC. This interactive presentation will review lessons learned over the course of one year of direct implementation of Twitter in the classroom.

Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning UWEC Old Library, 105 Garfield Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

1:30-2pm Wed. Feb. 14

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

3-5pm Wed. Feb. 14

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

4pm Wed. Feb. 14

Menomonie Public Library Minecraft Club

2nd Wednesday of every month at 4:00 p.m. For grades 6th-12th 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of every month at 4:00 p.m. For grades 3rd-5th Limited number of laptops available or bring your own. Minecraft accounts are available.

Menomonie Public Library 600 Wolske Bay Rd, Menomonie

5:30-9:30pm Wed. Feb. 14

Lifeguard Training

Learn the skills to recognize, prevent, and respond to aquatic emergencies. The course certifications include Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED for Professional Rescuer (valid 2 years).

Eau Claire YMCA 700 Graham Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: Member: $185, Community: $225

Age: Ages 16+

5:30-6pm Wed. Feb. 14

Cardio Fix

Experience a full body workout in just 30 minutes. Improve your fitness, agility, balance and strength. Each class will be different exercises and the instructor will provide modifications if needed. Registration can be done online or by contacting the Altoona Parks & Recreation Office at 715-839-5188.

River Prairie Center 1445 Front Porch Place, Altoona

Cost: $20/person

Age: 16+

5:30-6:30pm Wed. Feb. 14

Belly Dance Classes

Learn the foundation of belly dance in Level 1, cycling on a 4 week schedule, consecutively throughout the year. There is no need to 'start at the beginning' of a series; everyone is welcome to drop-in any time and add a bit of dance energy to your day.

Dragonfly Dance & Wellness 308 N Barstow Street, Eau Claire

Cost: Drop-in $15; call for monthly rates

Age: 16+

5:30-9:30pm Wed. Feb. 14

Lifeguard Training

Learn the skills to recognize, prevent, and respond to aquatic emergencies. The course certifications include Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED for Professional Rescuer (valid 2 years).

Eau Claire YMCA 700 Graham Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: Member $185, Community $225

Age: 16+

5:30-9:30pm Wed. Feb. 14

Water Safety Instructor Training

Water Safety Instructor (WSI class) is an American Red Cross training that teaches participants how to lead swimming lessons. This class includes classroom and water-based instruction on how to teach swimming techniques and water safety.

Eau Claire YMCA 700 Graham Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: Member $225, Community $275

Age: 16+

6-8pm Wed. Feb. 14

Knit Club

Bring your fiber or beading project, sip Soul Brewed Coffee Roaster's coffee, share tips and tricks, and meet good people.

Blue Boxer Arts 416 S Barstow Street, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages, under 16 supervised

6-8pm Wed. Feb. 14

Par-te-Rec (Specialized Recreation)

This program is for adults with varying abilities and exceptionalities. Activities include: dancing, table games, bingo, card games, theme events days, and conversation. Registration is recommended. Meets most Wednesday nights. 9/27-4/25. For a schedule of dates and themes, please see the Prime Times catalog online.

Hobbs Ice Arena 915 Menomonie St., Eau Claire

Cost: $3 Per Person (Pre-Registration Recommended)

Age: Adults 18+

6-9pm Wed. Feb. 14

Valentine Date Night: Filled Pasta

Chef Tony Chavez of Live Great Food Catering will lead a class in the art of making homemade, stuffed pastas. MakeRaviolis, Agnolotti, and Tortellini in this 2 & 1/2 hour course and will feast on the creations at the end of class so come to class hungry.

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

Cost: $50/person (lazy monk beer available for purchase)

6-8pm Wed. Feb. 14

Valentine's Dinner by Candlelight at Lazy Monk Brewing

The menu for the evening is a 4 course magical meal. Goat Cheese Beet Salad, White Bean Garlic & Rosemary Soup, Steak Grillades with Homemade Biscuits, Valentine Dessert. Also featuring a special love-infused keg. Sign up in the bier hall before the tickets are gone.

Lazy Monk Brewing, LLC 97 West Madison Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $27/person (tickets only, seats are limited)

6-7:30pm Wed. Feb. 14

Young at Heart New Optimistic Single Seniors Club

Young at Heart is a local single seniors club for the separated, divorced, and widowed. It's a chance to get out and enjoy social gatherings. Email or call for more information.

Brickhouse Pub & Grub - Bar & Banquet Hall 2233 Birch St, Eau Claire

Age: 50+

6:30-8:30pm Wed. Feb. 14

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.

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

Cost: Ranges from $10-40 depending on the class

Age: All Ages

7pm Wed. Feb. 14

Poker Night at Big T's

4 weeks to qualify then BIG tournament with lots of extra prizes & cash to be won. One free beverage weekly for all players. Test your skills.

Big T's 2007 3rd St, Eau Claire

Cost: $25 buy in; 12 week format

7-9pm Wed. Feb. 14

Jazz Session

Join us for a night of jazz and improvised music with host, Josh Gallagher. The Wednesday night jazz sessions bring new guests each week, drawing from the large talent pool of the Chippewa Valley. Jazzers are welcome to bring their horn and sit in on a tune or two.

Acoustic Cafe 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7-9pm Wed. Feb. 14

Adult Open Basketball

Open gym basketball. Wednesday nights at South Middle School. No play 11/22, 12/27, and 3/21. Appropriate gym shoes required.

South Middle School 2115 Mitscher Ave., Eau Claire

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

Age: Adults 18+

7-9pm Wed. Feb. 14

Open Gym Pickleball

Join us for open gym Pickleball. Monday and Wednesday nights at DeLong Middle School. No play 11/20, 11/22, 12/25, 12/27, 1/01, 1/22, 2/26, 3/19,and 3/21. Appropriate gym shoes required.

Delong Middle School 2000 Vine St., Eau Claire

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

Age: Adults 18+

7-9pm Wed. Feb. 14

Larry Past at The Ivory Piano Bar

Larry Past performs completely acoustic at The Ivory Piano Bar, performing songs by artists such as Leonard Cohen, the Beatles or Death Cab For Cutie, or his own songs off of his Calling CD, LP3 EP.

Ivory Piano Bar 2526 Golf Road, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

7:30-9:45pm Wed. Feb. 14

Swing Dance Lessons

Swing will be taught in this beginning and intermediate series on Wed nights. All dancers are welcome to attend. There will be a practice dance after the lesson. Casual attire.

Eau Claire Moose Lodge 3606 Curvue Rd, Eau Claire

Cost: $12 per person, $8 with student id

7:30-8:15pm Wed. Feb. 14

Everything Zen (All Levels Restorative Style Candlelight)

Everything Zen is about incorporating everything you have available to create Zen in our life - yoga poses, bolsters, blankets, essential oils, sounds, breath, hot stones, soothing music, breath work and meditation all in a candlelit setting.

The Yoga Room 2839 Mall Dr., Eau Claire

Cost: $15 drop-in rate

Age: 18+

8-9:30pm Wed. Feb. 14

Name That Tune Trivia

Hear a clip from a song, and for one point each, you name the title and the artist. How much do you know about music from the 90s and 2000s? Put a team together and come show us. Prizes in store!

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

8:45-10:15pm Wed. Feb. 14

Adult Open Broomball

A drop-in coed program for the adult player (18+). Players divide into teams for pick-up broomball game. Players must have their own helmet. Appropriate footwear to be worn on the ice. Broomball sticks and balls provided.

Hobbs Ice Arena 915 Menomonie St., Eau Claire

Cost: $6 Per Person or City Pass (2 Punches)

Age: Adults 18+

8:45-10:15pm Wed. Feb. 14

Adult Open Hockey

A drop-in coed program for the adult hockey player (18+). Skaters divide into teams for pick-up games. Players must have full equipment. Goalies skate for free. Sunday and Wednesday nights; October 11 - March 28. 8:45pm-10:15pm. No play on 11/22, 12/24, and 12/31. Hobbs Ice Arena.

Hobbs Ice Arena 915 Menomonie St., Eau Claire

Cost: $6 per person, or City Pass (2 punches)

Age: Adults 18+

Ongoing Events For 02/14/2018

karaoke/DJ, galleries, classes, etc