Events For 05/01/2018

8am-4:30pm Tue. May. 1

2018 Spring Lean Certificate Series

The Lean Certification series comprises a series of workshops that include live simulations with a mentored implementation project at your company. This powerhouse combination provides swift and targeted technical competencies custom-fit to your unique needs.

Chippewa Valley Technical College 403 Technology Drive East, Menomonie

Cost: See Website for cost info

Age: 21+

10am-noon Tue. May. 1

Tech Tuesdays - Open Lab

CMEC is opening up a digital playground for you every week. Create and play with coding kits, 3D printers, robots, Augmented Reality Sandbox and more. The experience is limited only by your imagination. Feel free to drop in anytime during the two-hour window.

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

10am-3:30pm Tue. May. 1

Mother's Day Succulent Rose Bowl

Create mom a sweet succulent gift. Class Time: 10-11:30 am, 1-1:30 pm, and 2-3:30 pm Please call to register for class time. Includes: (1) glass rose bowl, (3). 2" succulents, potting mix, moss, glass rock, and ribbon.

Green Oasis Gardens 1403 122nd Street, Chippewa Falls

Cost: $20

Age: All Ages

11am-1pm Tue. May. 1

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

3pm-4:30am Tue. May. 1

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.

Dancers Studio 800 Wisconsin St. (Banbury Place, Building 13 - Room 122), Eau Claire

Cost: $40 per month

Age: 18+

3:45-5pm Tue. May. 1

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. May. 1

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

4-5pm Tue. May. 1

Chippewa Valley Tours Ribbon Cutting

Chippewa Valley Tours will provide locals and tourists the opportunity to experience food history and culture in the Chippewa Valley. Our first tour will be the Downtown Eau Claire Food & History Tour. This is a guided, walking tour of the downtown food and beverage scene that will also provide our guests with a history of the area. It's the perfect mix of food, culture and fun!

The Volume One Gallery (Inside The Local Store) 205 N. Dewey St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

4-9:30pm Tue. May. 1

May Pole Celebration

Raise the May Pole (5pm)! Join the fun and stay afterwards for games, food, and music. Hickory Kist BBQ (4-8pm) kick off to the food truck season. There will be games from 5-6pm. Sage Leary plays all original tunes (6:30-9:30pm) in genres of rock, blues, and Americana, mixing in elements of country, Latin, and reggae.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

5:30-6:30pm Tue. May. 1

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. May. 1

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

5:30-7:30pm Tue. May. 1

Spring Evening Bird Hikes

Join a Reserve Naturalist for an after-dinner walk to see who you can find on the trails. All levels of bird enthusiasts are welcome. These hikes are designed for adults to upper elementary-aged children. Please note that these are two separate hikes; you may attend either one or both, but if attending both, you must register for both.

Beaver Creek Reserve S1 County Road K, Fall Creek

Cost: Friends $3 (per hike) Nonmembers $5 (per hike)

Age: adults to upper elementary

5:30-7:30pm Tue. May. 1

Dinner and a Show: Steering Into The Skid

Join Bethesda Lutheran for dinner and one-act play that showcases the ups and downs of caregiving. In 12 short scenes, all taking place in the couples SUV over one year, the audience comes to know Tim and Amanda, and bear witness to the early progression of dementia. Discussion to follow.

Bethesda Lutheran Church 123 W. Hamilton Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE; Registration required

Age: All ages

6-7pm Tue. May. 1

Build an Effective Resume

Looking to start a new career, or simply need to update your resume? Perfect your resume and learn tips for standing out to a new employer. Bring a copy of your resume to work with. Instructor: Dr. Heather Rothauer-Wanish.

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

Cost: FREE (Registration required

Age: All Ages

6-7pm Tue. May. 1

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. May. 1

Rug Hooking Workshops

Create a mixed media flower pot motif project with instructor Dorothy Huse. Learn many creative techniques including hooking, basket weave, chain stitch, coiling standing wool, fringed sheared, pleated and bundled shearing, and beading. Advanced registration is required.

Chippewa Valley Museum 1204 E. Half Moon Dr., Eau Claire

Cost: $75 for members, $85 for nonmembers

6-8pm Tue. May. 1

Jim Kosmo Author Event

Captain Jim Kosmo is a national award-winning journalist and author, a U.S. Coast Guard-licensed Mississippi riverboat pilot, and former partner of Padelford Riverboat Company in St. Paul, Minnesota. He will be discussing his newest book, Monsters in the Hallway. Books will be available for purchase.

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

Cost: FREE

6:30-7:30pm Tue. May. 1

Eau Claire Guitar Club

Looking to improve your playing? Want to learn more about chords, strumming, improvising, and musical styles? Join instructor Tim Litscher (Evergreen Grass Band) for the Eau Claire Guitar Club. Bring your favorite songs to share (rock, country, folk, etc.) and learn new songs from others, too.

Eau Claire Music School 1620 Ohm Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $5

Age: 12+

6:40-7:40pm Tue. May. 1

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

7-8:30pm Tue. May. 1

Monthly Improv Jam

Join Chippewa Valley Improv Network for a monthly opportunity to play improv games. For beginners or veterans. Local improvisers will take turns hosting each meet-up, and attendees will be encouraged to play improv games of all levels. Stay current with the group on Facebook.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7-8:30pm Tue. May. 1

Children's Dyslexia Center Open House

Come see what the Children’s Dyslexia Center is all about. Tour the center, meet the tutors, and enjoy provided refreshments. Don't miss this opportunity to learn more about the wonderful experiences of teaching dyslexic students how to read, tutor training, and teacher education topics.

The Children's Dyslexia Center of Upper WI 616 Graham Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7:30-8:30pm Tue. May. 1

Candlelight Yoga

Candlelight Yoga is a slow paced, meditative, relaxation class. Great for beginners and all levels.

Dragonfly Dance & Wellness 308 N Barstow Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $10 Drop-in

Age: 12+

9pm Tue. May. 1

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)

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