Events For 04/12/2018

7:30-11:30am Thu. Apr. 12

Bird Banding 101

This two day workshop is for those with little or no bird banding experience. Participants will learn how to safely capture and release birds; techniques to hold, band, and take measurements on birds; about Beaver Creek’s Avian Monitoring Program; benefits of bird banding, bird identification, and banding safety.

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

Cost: Friends and Nonmembers $50 per person; register by 4/5

9-11:30am Thu. Apr. 12

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.

L.E. Phillips YMCA Indoor Sports Center 3456 Craig Road, Eau Claire

Cost: $4/child

9:15-10:15am Thu. Apr. 12

Gentle Yoga

The journey to yoga begins with tuning in to the breath, to the body, to the mind, to the personal experience of health and enjoyment. Open your heart to new possibilities.

The Center 3701 E. Clairemont Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $10

9:30am Thu. Apr. 12

MOMS Club of the Eau Claire Area

Are you an at-home mom? Come to the monthly planning meeting for MOMS Club Eau Claire-North. Learn about how MOMS Club helps at-home moms socialize, make friends, plan activities, go on field trips, and share in the joys of being an at-home mom.

Contact for location information

Cost: FREE

9:30-11am Thu. Apr. 12

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-noon Thu. Apr. 12

Mini Makers - Open Lab

Once a week, let your fingers do the talking. Build and create using real tools of the trade. They'll provide all of the string, beads, cardboard, wood, tape, etc. to create the project of your dreams, and then you get to take your masterpiece home with you.

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 Thu. Apr. 12

Chair Yoga Free

Sstart with a Bible Passage, then in 30 minutes work gently, rhythmically through an all-body workout, then end with prayer and relaxation. Led by Lynn Buske of BaredFeet, Co. Bring a mat to relax on or use one provided.

Trinity Lutheran Church 1314 E. Lexington Blvd., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

2:30-3pm Thu. Apr. 12

Pop-Up Play

Museum Playologists could pop up anywhere with a fun new challenge for you and your family to enjoy. Exercise your brains and bodies with a variety of action-packed activities.

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

3-5pm Thu. Apr. 12

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, The Dabble Box 400 Eau Claire St, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

3-9pm Thu. Apr. 12

National Library Week Button Challenges

Celebrate National Library Week. The amazing button maker will be out in Youth Services, so stop by all week. A new literary challenge will be available each day to prompt your creativity.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

4-6pm Thu. Apr. 12

Family Maker Night

Get your goggles on - it's time for a scientific night of family fun. They'll provide all of the experiments, tools and supplies. You bring your imagination and thinking caps. Free for the whole family.

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

4-9pm Thu. Apr. 12

The 715 After Work Party

Featuring live music with Brat Pack Radio, local sampling from 20+ area food and beverage vendors, prizes and more.

Halls of the Lismore Hotel 333 Gibson Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $10 in advance / $15 at door

Age: 21+

4:30-6:30pm Thu. Apr. 12

Feed My People Open House

You're invited to visit your local food bank. See what's new at the food bank, take a tour, honk the horn of a Feed My People semi, and enjoy refreshments. All community members are welcome to stop by and learn more.

Feed My People Food Bank 2610 Alpine Rd., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

4:30-5pm Thu. Apr. 12

Little Dancers Preschool

Little Dancers Preschool dance class + older dancers. Tap Ballet Creative dance.

Jean Marie's School of Dance 31 W Spring St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: $36/month

Age: Preschool 3 - 4 Yrs & older

5-7pm Thu. Apr. 12

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

5-6pm Thu. Apr. 12

Make an Image Necklace

Choose from a variety of images to make a pendant that makes you happy. All materials included. Make additional necklaces for only $10. Perfect for gifts. You can even bring in your own images - must be 1 inch in diameter.

Blue Boxer Arts 416 S Barstow Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $18

Age: Ages 10+

5:30-6:30pm Thu. Apr. 12

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

5:30-9:30pm Thu. Apr. 12

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+

5:30-8pm Thu. Apr. 12

UW–Madison Presents: The Eau Claire Arts Revolution

Discover how the Wisconsin Idea is being manifested through the economic power of the arts. Three industry experts will discuss how community leaders, business owners, and arts organizations all worked together to make Eau Claire a model for other cities seeking to revitalize their own communities.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: $10

5:30pm Thu. Apr. 12

Celebrate Haiti Benefit Dinner

This gourmet Haitan dinner is a benefit for EIM Haiti, a non-profit in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, providing access to education, employment, and cultural exchange. Doors open at 5:30. DJ Jeff Reuter will be rocking the Caribbean jams, and the dinner is conveniently scheduled to feed your self and your soul in time to catch the WYCLEF JEAN concert later at The Metro.

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

Cost: $30 for dinner

6-8pm Thu. Apr. 12

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

6pm Thu. Apr. 12

Writers Read: Leila Chatti

Leila Chatti, author and Tunisian American poet, will read selections from her recent work.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6-8pm Thu. Apr. 12

Cotton Macrame Plant Holder Workshop @ Art on the Ridge

Explore the art of Modern macrame with Kelsey M Wenberg of the Contemporary Knot. Learn four of the most popular macrame knots and leave with a cotton plant hanger. $45, includes all materials, snacks, and sips. Adult beverages available to purchase for 21 & older.

Art on the Ridge 525 Park Ridge Court, Eau Claire

Cost: $45; contact to register your seat

Age: All Ages

6-7pm Thu. Apr. 12

Online Safety Community Forum

Join Special Agent Reblin at Menomonie High School for an Online Safety Community Forum. This presentation will provide an overview of internet safety including issues parents, educators, and students need to know to protect themselves online.

Menomonie High School 1715 5th St. W., Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All ages

6:15-10pm Thu. Apr. 12

Thursday Bingo at the Moose Lodge

Doors open 6:15. Games start at 7. Regular and Progressive Bingo. 50/50 Raffle, All proceeds after expenses go to Charity. Food and Drink served. Lunch Served before play and at intermission. 17 games played for as low as $4. Different Fundraiser every night.

Menomonie Moose Lodge 720 19th Ave., Menomonie

Cost: Varies

Age: All, under 18 must have Guardian

6:30-8pm Thu. Apr. 12

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

6:30-7pm Thu. Apr. 12

PJ Story Night

Thirty minutes of great stories, songs and fingerplays. Children are encouraged to come in their PJs with a favorite stuffy in tow. Recommended for families with children ages 2-7. No sign-up required.

Altoona Public Library 1303 Lynn Ave., Altoona

Age: Ages 2-7

6:30-9:30pm Thu. Apr. 12

Yuri's Night

Beaver Creek Reserve is partnering with the Children’s Museum of Eau Claire for a fun night of all things space-related. The Children’s Museum will be bringing out their inflatable planetarium for 30-minute showings. There will be tons of hands-on activities.

Hobbs Observatory S1 County Hwy K, Fall Creek

Cost: Friends $3, Nonmembers $5 FREE for those who are members of BOTH Beaver Creek Reserve and the Children’s Museum.

Age: All Ages

6:30-8pm Thu. Apr. 12

Book Talk with Jackie McManus

Jackie McManus was born in Stanley, Wisconsin, where she now resides after living for 20 years in both Montana and Washington State. She has published in several literary journals and won Editor’s choice award with The National Library of Poetry before completing her debut book The Earthmover’s Daughter. Books will be available for purchase.

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

Cost: FREE

6:40-7:40pm Thu. Apr. 12

Zumba with PS-Get Fit

Zumba fitness with PS-Get Fit, LLC. No experience needed and we can modify for all fitness levels and abilities. Join a great group of women who support one another, have fun, and sweat to burn a lot of calories.

Pinehurst Fitness 3027 N Hastings Way, Eau Claire

Cost: 3 classes for $5; $5 drop-in and punch cards available

Age: All Ages

7-8pm Thu. Apr. 12

Meditation and Chanting Group

Learn and practice vocal toning, other chant forms, and meditation in a supportive and playful atmosphere. Generate sounds and vibrations in the body while exploring harmonics and resonance with others. Volca toning helps bring out the natural power of the voice while also assisting breath work.

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

7:30pm Thu. Apr. 12

UWEC Artists Series - Inlet Dance Theatre

Inlet Dance Theatre is one of the nation's most exciting professional contemporary dance companies, innovation and purpose. Inlet utilizes the art form of dance to bring about personal development in the lives of individuals through training and mentoring, and to speak creatively about life and the issues we all face.

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

Cost: $17 GA, $15 for UW system faculty/staff age 62+, $7 for UW System student or under age 17, $3.50 for student tickets in advance

8-10pm Thu. Apr. 12

The Big Uncut Flick

The year is 1954. Husband and wife TV stars, Jack Sheldon and Arlene Hughes, host their daytime show, "The Big Uncut Flick," where the 1944 mystery movie "Murder on the Gay White Way" comes to life. Directed by Frank Bartella, this show within a “movie” within a show is a lot of fun and shouldn't be missed!

The Grand Theatre 102 W. Grand Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $25

Age: 14 and up

8-10pm Thu. Apr. 12

Manitowoc Minute's Charlie Berens: Keep 'er Movin'

Comedian, host, actor and Emmy-winning journalist Charlie Berens is a dynamic talent in the comedy world. Berens is the creator and star of the viral video series, The Manitowoc Minute. In 6 months he transformed the viral video series into an hour-long variety show selling out venues, sometimes within minutes.

UW-Stout Memorial Student Center 221 10th Avenue E., Menomonie

Cost: $15 UW Stout Students; $25 Public; +$15 for meet & greet

Age: 18+

Ongoing Events For 04/12/2018

karaoke/DJ, galleries, classes, etc

Events with Tickets

tickets are available online

See all at »