Events For 02/26/2018

Mon. Feb. 26

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

Mon. Feb. 26

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

Mon. Feb. 26

Wisconsin ArtsWest 39

This year 81 artists from 22 communities submitted 144 works to be judged for entry into the show. The juror for the exhibit is Cameron Anderson, an artist and a writer living in Madison, Wisconsin.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

9-11:30am Mon. Feb. 26

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 Mon. Feb. 26

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

9:30-10:15am Mon. Feb. 26

Movin' & Groovin'

Each Movin' & Groovin' class is filled with laughter & fun. It promotes language & play through the use of music, song & dance.

River Source Family Center 403 High Street, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: Birth to age 5

9:30am-3pm Mon. Feb. 26

The Quilt Addicts Club

Meetings every Monday, except Holidays. Well lit and spacious meeting area. Cutting mats, rulers, irons, portable design wall and others supplies to use. Member Show 'n Tell. Member demos. Sit 'n Sew twice per year. Annual Quilt Show (2nd weekend in March).

Augusta Senior and Community Center 616 West Washington St., Augusta

Cost: Yearly dues $12

Age: All Ages

10-11:30am Mon. Feb. 26

Stanley Playgroup

This parent & child playgroup offers fun & playful opportunities for families to connect through music & story time, crafts & healthy snacks. Plus, each family receives one free book each month.

D.R. Moon Memorial Library 154 Fourth Avenue, Stanley

Cost: FREE

Age: Ages 0-5

10:15am Mon. Feb. 26

Lap Tots Storytime

For one- and two-year-olds transitioning from baby to toddler storytime. Stories, songs, and parachute games.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: 1 & 2 year olds

10:30-10:50am Mon. Feb. 26

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

11am-1pm Mon. Feb. 26

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

noon-8pm Mon. Feb. 26

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

1:30-3:30pm Mon. Feb. 26

Eau Claire Area Memory Café

The café offers a comfortable way for you and your care partner to have fun and socialize with others who have Mild Cognitive Impairment, early to moderate Alzheimer’s or other types of dementia, and those who worry about memory problems. 2nd Tuesdays 9:30-11:30am • Chippewa Valley Museum Auditorium, Carson Park // 4th Monday 1:30-3:30pm • St. John’s Lutheran Church 1804 Highland Avenue Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

2-5pm Mon. Feb. 26

Monday Matinees at the Chippewa Falls Public Library

Every Monday through March, Chippewa Falls Public Library will be playing a movie at 2pm. The movies are newer releases. Check their website or Facebook page to see what movie is playing.

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

Cost: FREE

4-6pm Mon. Feb. 26

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

5-6pm Mon. Feb. 26

Series: Beginner's Yoga

This 4 part series will break down the basics of some of the most common yoga postures in workshop-style classes. Great for beginning yogis or anyone wanting to build a stronger practice.

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

Cost: $40 (Registration required; payment due at time of registration)

Age: All Ages

5:15-6pm Mon. Feb. 26

Sport Tykes ABC’s

Youth can feel free to run until their heart’s content. Several activities are planned according to the letter of focus for that week. (Aa = animal walks, aim, airplanes, etc.) Children learn how to take turns, follow directions, and make friends.

Eau Claire Indoor Sports Center 3456 Craig Road, Eau Claire

Cost: $80

Age: Ages 3-4

5:30-6pm Mon. Feb. 26

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 Mon. Feb. 26

Ananda Yoga

Ananda means bliss (well sort of). Here, the word is used to mean "the feel good factor". Breathe, stretch, strengthen, laugh, rest, and have fun. And yes, it's okay to come and "not be bendy".

ANANDAWORKS Wellness Education Center 320 Putnam Street, Suite 123, Eau Claire

Cost: $15 drop in

Age: 15+

5:30-8pm Mon. Feb. 26

EC Connections Community Event

Eau Claire Connections group is gathering with the community to raise funds to help the local Feed My People Food Bank. All monetary donations accepted. Giveaways, vendor booths with information from local small businesses, networking, snacks and beverages.

Design West Salon 2110 Cameron Street, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE donations welcome

Age: All Ages

6-7:15pm Mon. Feb. 26

Gentle Yoga at Beaver Creek Reserve

Provides all the benefits of the yoga experience at a slower and steadier pace. It helps to reduce stress, feel strong yet flexible in your body and increase positive energy. Dress in loose-fitting clothing, bring a yoga mat or blanket to lie on the floor and a water bottle.

Wise Nature Center, Beaver Creek Reserve S1 Cty Rd. K, Fall Creek

Cost: $80m/$100nm for 10-session punch card; $10m/$12nm per class without card

6:05-6:50pm Mon. Feb. 26

Sport Tykes Soccer

Come join in the fun and learn skills specific to dribbling, kicking, and blocking the ball. Children will get a chance to participate with others along with learning the basic rules of the game in a group setting. (Shin guards are optional)

Eau Claire Indoor Sports Center 3456 Craig Road, Eau Claire

Cost: $80

Age: Ages 4-6

6:30-9pm Mon. Feb. 26

Eau Claire County Sheriff's Office Citizen Academy

Designed to familiarize participants with various aspects of local law enforcement, such as administrative procedures, various police procedures, as well as guiding principles of law and conduct, which govern the delivery of police services.

Eau Claire County Law Enforcement Center 721 Oxford Ave #1400, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 18+

6:30-8pm Mon. Feb. 26

Beginning Sign Language 1

Did you know sign language is the third most widely used non-English language in the U.S.? Whether you have little or no experience in sign language, knowing the basics can be an invaluable skill. This program is a great place to start. You will learn the fundamentals of conversation, letters of the alphabet, and gain insight into Deaf Culture and hard of hearing community.

UW Eau Claire Campus 105 Garfield Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $99

Age: 16+

6:30-8:30pm Mon. Feb. 26

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: $10-$40 depending on the specific class

Age: All Ages

6:30-7:30pm Mon. Feb. 26

Auditions for The Maltese Falcon 1940s Radio Play

Audition for the WideSpot production of The Maltese Falcon, performed as a 1940's radio play. Crew is also needed. Schedule is TBA, performances are 3/23-3/25.

Widespot Performing Arts Center N2030 Spring St., Stockholm

Cost: FREE

Age: Adults

7-9pm Mon. Feb. 26

Confident Birth 8 Week Natural Birth Class

This 8 week natural childbirth class series is a great fit for any expectant couple due this spring. Former Bradley Method Instructors, Amanda and Tim Gunderson, teach an in-depth and interactive childbirth course covering topics such as prenatal nutrition & exercise, stages of labor & positions, and more.

Register for address, Altoona

7-10pm Mon. Feb. 26

Monday Jazz Sessions

Join UW-Eau Claire jazz faculty for a Monday night jazz series, which pays homage to the long and storied tradition of the jam session. Bring your axe, call a tune, and sit in after the first set with local professionals who have played some of the country's premier jazz venues. Half off tap beers at 9pm.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7-9pm Mon. Feb. 26

Sound of Soul Event by Eckankar The Path of Spiritual Freedom

Experience the Sound of Soul. Discover your inner guidance, healing for body, mind, and spirit, & a higher form of creativity by chanting the sacred sound of HU. Spiritual discussion & light refreshments afterward. HU, a sacred name for God, can uplift people of any religion, culture, or walk of life.

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

7-8pm Mon. Feb. 26

New Student Foundation Yoga

Intended for students that are new to yoga and are looking to build a solid foundation for your growing practice. This class is workshop style with time for discussion. Wear comfortable clothing and plan to move for a portion of the hour. Mats available for use at the studio (free).

Latitude 44 Yoga Studio 313 E. Madison St., Eau Claire

Cost: $15

Ongoing Events For 02/26/2018

karaoke/DJ, galleries, classes, etc