Events For 05/02/2018

9am Wed. May. 2

One Million Cups

An event for local entrepreneurs to meet and present their startups to the thriving peer network of founders in Eau Claire. The coffee is encouraged.

Chippewa Valley Technical College 620 W. Clairemont Avenue, Eau Claire

10-11am Wed. May. 2

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

10am-3:30pm Wed. May. 2

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

10:30-11am Wed. May. 2

Get Up & Go: Square Twister

Designed to keep your kiddos moving, these fun and physical games teach teamwork and skills that can carry home to your own living room.

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

11:30am-noon Wed. May. 2

Super Small Science: Exothermic Reactions

Introduce your preschool scientist to exciting hands-on and age-appropriate experiments.

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

2pm Wed. May. 2

Genealogy 101 Workshop

Led by library director Alyson Jones, and designed for all who want to use the Internet to access Wisconsin indexes, databases, and digitized records.  Websites include those of the Wisconsin Historical Society, UWEC Area Research Center, free U.S. Census sites and Ancestry Library Edition.

Altoona Public Library 1303 Lynn Ave., Altoona

Cost: FREE, please RSVP

2-3:30pm Wed. May. 2

DIY Dabble: LED Keychain

Make a clever LED flashlight keychain. All materials are provided. Registration is required.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: 18+

4-5pm Wed. May. 2

Savvy Seniors Series

As part of The Classic’s ongoing Savvy Seniors Series program, Suzy Sivertson from Eau Claire county’s Haaken Hill Farm will present “Farm to Table: Growing Clean, Growing Fresh, Growing Local Food”.

The Classic at Hillcrest Greens 2455 Sawgrass Pl, Altoona

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

4-7pm Wed. May. 2

United Way Annual Spring Carnival

A great way to learn about resources here in Dunn County and spend an evening together as a community. Enjoy a free meal and take part in fun activities and win prizes. This event has something for all ages and everyone is welcome to attend.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

5-5:45pm Wed. May. 2

Vertical Barre

All body weight exercises, along with the pole for balance and strength. Wear workout clothes and be ready to have fun.

Dragonfly Dance and Wellness 308 North Barstow, Eau Claire

Cost: $10

Age: 16+

6-8pm Wed. May. 2

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. May. 2

Basic Knife Skills & Cuts

Learn how to properly and safely hold any knife and learn techniques to make French cuts such as batonnet, bruinoise & julienne in this hands on workshop. Instructor: Chef Kent Laidlaw.

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

Cost: $20 (Registration required; payment due at time of registration)

Age: All Ages

6-8:30pm Wed. May. 2

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 Wed. May. 2

Pure Water Paddlers Social Paddle: Elk Creek Lake

Each week the Pure Water Paddlers go to a different spot in the Chippewa Valley. Every level of paddler welcome. Bring your own kayak, canoe or SUP and meet others who enjoy the sport. Life jacket required. Check the website and facebook for any last minute changes.

Elk Creek Lake Boat Landing 1000th Street, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

6-8pm Wed. May. 2

The Paint Shack

Enjoy a fun time painting made easy and exciting. A talented social artist will instruct you step by step through recreating the featured painting. Paint on canvas, wood, bags, glasses, and more. Check the website for more information on scheduled events and classes.

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

Cost: $10-$40

Age: All Ages

6-7:30pm Wed. May. 2

DIY Dabble: LED Keychain

Make a clever LED flashlight keychain. All materials are provided. Registration is required.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: 18+

7pm Wed. May. 2

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

7-8pm Wed. May. 2

Sierra Club presents: Aquatic Invasive Species

Join the Chippewa Valley Sierra Club for a presentation by A.J. Leiden of Beaver Creek Reserve. He'll reveal the aquatic invasive species that harm our local waters, and how you can get involved to help monitor and control their spread. Come discover how you can protect the beautiful rivers and lakes that make the Chippewa Valley unique.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7pm Wed. May. 2

Bartlett & Way: The Great American Songbook

With trumpet/flugelhorn and guitar/vocals, Todd Bartlett & Jerry Way explore the full spectrum of jazz standards. The much-loved melodies and lyrics are iconic, while the improvisational treatments are fresh and original.

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

7-10pm Wed. May. 2

Classic Country Jam Session

On the first Wednesday of the month, join the Bear Creek Boys for a classic country jam. All country musicians and singers are welcome to perform. Back line provided including amps & drums. Please bring your own guitar.

Northwoods Brewpub & Grill 50819 West St., Osseo

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

7:30-8:15pm Wed. May. 2

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+

7:30pm Wed. May. 2

UWEC University Band

The University Band, under the direction of Dr. Randal Dickerson, is open to all UW-Eau Claire students regardless of major. The band is comprised of talented musicians from many academic disciplines as well as music majors, some of whom choose to perform on a secondary instrument.

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

Cost: $6 GA; $4 senior, youth, and college students

7:30pm Wed. May. 2

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

8pm Wed. May. 2

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix Trivia Night

How much do you know about the book Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix? Compete with your team. This is number 5 of a series of all the Harry Potter books; come play for your chance to win a $1500 voucher to go to The Wizarding World of Harry Potter. Sponsored by Micon Cinemas and LE Phillips Memorial Library.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: $5 per team, 2-4 players per team

Age: All Ages

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