Events For 04/26/2018

7:30am-noon Thu. Apr. 26

Get On Board: Future of Passenger Rail in Western Wisconsin

Join local business leaders, public officials and community members to hear from Midwest rail and transportation experts. Take this opportunity to learn about the vision of bringing a passenger rail to west central Wisconsin. Plans foresee connecting communities along the I-94 corridor from Eau Claire to the Twin Cities, including Menomonie, Baldwin, River Falls and Hudson.

The Metro 201 E Lake St, Eau Claire

Cost: $10

8:30am-4pm Thu. Apr. 26

Supervisory Management: Process Mapping and Work Flow Improvement

You'll return to work with a practical "blueprint" that can be used to improve any process in your organization. Experienced managers will benefit from the recent developments, expert insights, shared experiences and group discussions delivered in this program.

Holiday Inn South 4751 Owen Ayres Court, Eau Claire

Cost: $600

9-11:30am Thu. Apr. 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.

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

Cost: $4/child

9:15-10:15am Thu. Apr. 26

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

9:30-11am Thu. Apr. 26

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. 26

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

10am-6pm Thu. Apr. 26

Trunk Show with Black Cat Fibers

Hand-pick your own hand-dyed yarn with the largest selection available by Black Cat Fibers. Black Cat Fibers is Antoinette Brilz & Anna Goodfellow from Milwaukee, WI. They dye yarn in small batches with fibers we love to work with ourselves.

Blue Boxer Arts 416 S Barstow Street, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10:45-11:15am Thu. Apr. 26

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. 26

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. 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, The Dabble Box 400 Eau Claire St, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

4:30-5pm Thu. Apr. 26

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

4:30-5pm Thu. Apr. 26

Habitat Earth (Planetarium Show)

Check out the inflatable Planetarium to view a stunning journey through the vast networks of life on planet Earth. 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

4:30-6:30pm Thu. Apr. 26

YP Week: Happy Hour - Green Mill

Join Young Professionals of the Chippewa Valley for Happy Hour at Green Mill to grow your network. Highlight of this event: a free photo booth from Ohh Snap Company. Drawing at 6 PM for a $25 gift card to Green Mill. No RSVP required - just show up.

Green Mill Restaurant & Bar 2703 Craig Rd., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: Ages 21-40

5-7pm Thu. Apr. 26

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

5-9pm Thu. Apr. 26

Float Fly Pie Triathlon for Family Promise of the Chippewa Valley Beacon House

Fundraiser for the Eau Claire Beacon House which includes a dodgeball tournament, go-kart racing and a pizza eating contest. Teams of 4 compete for prizes. The team members enjoy the fun atmosphere and head to head competition.

Action City 2402 Lorch Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $400 for first team of four; $350 for additional team of four

Age: 18+

5-5:30pm Thu. Apr. 26

Habitat Earth (Planetarium Show)

Check out the inflatable Planetarium to view a stunning journey through the vast networks of life on planet Earth. 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

5-8:30pm Thu. Apr. 26

The Friends of the Menomonie Public Library Spring Book Sale

The Spring Book Sale is just around the corner. All proceeds benefit library programming. Thursday sale for Friends of the MPL only. Become a friend that night for access to the sale. Sunday is a special $5 bag sale.

Menomonie Public Library 600 Wolske Bay Rd, Menomonie

Cost: Prices Vary

Age: All Ages

5:15-7:30pm Thu. Apr. 26

Eau Claire Healthy Communities Annual Celebration

Celebrate the accomplishments of our community, get connected to other community members who care about creating a healthy community where everyone lives better, longer, and participate in a health equity workshop.

The Lismore 333 Gibson Street, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

5:30-6:30pm Thu. Apr. 26

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

5:30-7:30pm Thu. Apr. 26

Prizewinning Pies

The first berries of the season are just around the corner and so is the graduation and wedding season. Gladys will teach you how to dazzle your friends and family with gorgeous berry pies. Gladys is an award winning baker who has been entering and winning baking contests for 20 years.

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

Cost: $55

5:30-8:30pm Thu. Apr. 26

Dinner Jazz: Byerself

Despite its moniker, byerself is much more than your typical solo project. It is an active collaboration between Minneapolis' finest musicians, artists, dancers, and videographers. Untethered by tradition, byerself uses its platform to make bold artistic statements that capture and respond to the sociopolitical and environmental issues defining our era.

The Lakely 516 Galloway Street, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

6-8pm Thu. Apr. 26

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. Apr. 26

Local Life of Bees

Keeping up with the buzz Bees play a vital role in the food you eat, our local ecology and more. Learn from beekeepers in the Chippewa Valley how to utilize this important insect for good in your garden, your community and possibly as a business venture.

UW Eau Claire Campus 105 Garfield Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $99

Age: All Ages

6-8:30pm Thu. Apr. 26

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.

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

Cost: $35; supplies, wine and light munchies

6-8pm Thu. Apr. 26

Acrylic Palette Knife Painting Workshop

A bright painting “Wine with That” workshop. An acrylic palette knife painting with Tina Sheppard of Canvas & Soul. The picture will be sketched ahead of time so no drawing skills required. Seats are limited for workshop, message us for invoice.

Art on the Ridge 525 Park Ridge Court, Eau Claire

Cost: $35; contact to register your seat

6-7:15pm Thu. Apr. 26

Beginner Yoga Workshop

Designed for those new to yoga that are looking to set solid groundwork to grow their practice. Discuss an array of topics such as: what to expect in a yoga class, typical class structure, types of yoga, breathing, and meditation. Practice yoga poses and flow for a portion of the class. Wear comfortable athletic clothing.

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

Cost: $10

6-8pm Thu. Apr. 26

Words & Waffles: A Night of Poetry

Join students from Chippewa Valley Technical College and the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, as well as representatives from the CVWG, for an evening of words and waffles at SHIFT Cyclery and Coffee Bar. Bring a short piece to share (3-5 minutes, please) or simply sit back and enjoy.

SHIFT Cyclery & Coffee Bar 615 Graham Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6-8:30pm Thu. Apr. 26

Just Bag It - Fashion Show

UWEC’s fashion show featuring students and their designs made from recycled and repurposed materials. This event promotes a more sustainable and socially just lifestyle in regards to fashion and the fashion industry.

Davies Center, UW-Eau Claire UW-Eau Claire, Eau Claire

6:15-10pm Thu. Apr. 26

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. 26

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

6:30-7:30pm Thu. Apr. 26

Stand in the Light Memory Choir Concert

This concert features people in early to mid stages of memory loss, their care partners, and singing volunteers who come together to share their love of music.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6:40-7:40pm Thu. Apr. 26

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

6:45-8pm Thu. Apr. 26

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, but attendees should have a basic knowledge of chords and scales. 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+

7-8pm Thu. Apr. 26

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

7-8:30pm Thu. Apr. 26

ABV Club: A Discussion on Yeast with Modicum Brewing Co.

Discuss the most complex & mysterious of beer’s principle four ingredients: yeast. The Lakely welcomes one of the best yeast-wranglers around: Eric Rykal of Modicum Brewing Co. He'll discuss many of the scientific properties of yeast & much more, and offer a sampling of Modicum's brews.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: $15

Age: 21+

7-9pm Thu. Apr. 26

Ultimate Date Night with Jay & Laura Laffoon

A hilarious glimpse into married life. You may remember when or where you got married, but do you remember why? A night of laughter, entertainment and ministry.

Calvary Baptist Church 3036 Epiphany Lane, Eau Claire

Cost: $30 per couple

7-9pm Thu. Apr. 26

Live Music: Dan Ferstenou

Dan Ferstenou is a singer and guitarist living in Saint Paul. Growing up in western Wisconsin, Dan taught himself guitar at a young age. He has been a member of various rock, blues, and acoustic bands over the years, playing guitar, banjo, and bass.

Acoustic Cafe - Eau Claire 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7:30pm Thu. Apr. 26

UWEC Theater Presents: "The Tempest"

Shakespeare's classic tale follows Prospero, a sorcerer, castaway on an enchanted island, and the rightful Duke of Milan. In a quest for revenge, he summons a storm to wreck the ship carrying the people who conspired against him, including his brother. However, the end results are not what he initially intended.

Riverside Theatre - Haas Fine Arts Center, UW-Eau Claire 121 Water Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $18 GA

7:30pm Thu. Apr. 26

UWEC Wind Symphony

Comprised of the most outstanding wind and percussion students, selected by audition each semester. The group is dedicated to the performance of the finest wind repertoire, regardless of period or number of instrumental forces.

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

Cost: $7 GA; $5 for seniors, youth, and other college students; $2 for UWEC faculty/students

8pm Thu. Apr. 26

Clear Water Comedy Presents: Shannon Noll

Often confused for a little boy, Shannon Noll is actually a grown up Chicago based comedian and actor. They bring joy and playfulness to all of their work. Shannon’s comedy comes from personal life stories, ranging from working as a tour guide on double-decker buses to life as a genderqueer person.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: $7 GA | $5 with student ID

Age: ALL AGES (18+ recommended)

8pm Thu. Apr. 26

Jessica Manning with K.Raydio

Jessica Manning is an alternative-R&B singer-songwriter originally from Sweden where she first started creating her sound. When she moved to Minneapolis in 2013 she released her first self-titled EP. her first full-length album, in 2017 which shifted her sound to electronic-R&B.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

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