Events For 05/03/2018

9-11:30am Thu. May. 3

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

9am-4pm Thu. May. 3

Growing Up the Hard Way- Children and Mental Health

A comprehensive review of mental health in children and contributing factors starting at the beginning (healthy and unhealthy pregnancy) and ending at the dawn of adulthood. Explore attachment, cognitive changes, emotional mastery, risk-taking, substance abuse, and the development of resilience.

HSHS Sacred Heart Hospital 900 W Clairemont Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: $185

Age: All Ages

9am-4:15pm Thu. May. 3

Community Book Sale

A book sale, sponsored by the Eau Claire School Library Friends. The sale includes fiction and nonfiction books for kids, teens, and adults. Hardcovers are 50 cents and paperbacks are 8 for $1.

Eau Claire Area School District 500 Main St., Eau Claire

Cost: Hardcovers are 50 cents; Paperbacks are 8 for a $1

Age: All Ages

9:15-10:15am Thu. May. 3

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

10am-noon Thu. May. 3

Mini Makers with Chef Kent

We're cooking up a storm with Chef Kent this month, learning all about healthy snacks and basic food prep skills! Edible playdough is on the menu and you'll be able to take the tasty treat and the lessons home to your very own kitchen. 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 Thu. May. 3

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

3-5pm Thu. May. 3

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

4-5pm Thu. May. 3

Menomonie Public Library: Teen Advisory Council

Join the MPL Teen Advisory Council. Help us choose books and media, help plan programs, be a voice. Council meetings are held the first Thursday of each month. For grades 6-12.

Menomonie Public Library 600 Wolske Bay Rd, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: Grades 6-12

4-10pm Thu. May. 3

Lifeguard Review

This class is intended for those who currently hold lifeguard certification and wish to renew.

Eau Claire YMCA 700 Graham Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: Member $70, Community $95

Age: 17+

4-8pm Thu. May. 3

Together Farms Burger Night

Burger Nights are a unique, casual night at Together Farms. Burgers are made right on the farm using their 100% grass-fed beef. Also serving slaw, fries, beer, wine, and more. Relax by the bonfire, check-out the farm animals, and live music on Friday & Saturdays (schedule online). Bring chairs, blanket, or table in case they run out.

Together Farms W93 Norden Rd, Mondovi

Cost: FREE to attend; Burgers are $11-13

Age: All Ages

4-8pm Thu. May. 3

SilverLeaf Open House

Silverleaf will host on-site tours and individual assessments will be available. At SilverLeaf, Residents enjoy spacious, nicely-appointed studio apartments with private bathrooms and showers and the comforts of home, including heating and cooling in each individual apartment. Certified care and medical personnel are available 24-hours daily.

Augusta Health & Rehabilitation 901 Bridge Creek Ln, Augusta

Cost: FREE

4:30-5pm Thu. May. 3

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

4:30-5:30pm Thu. May. 3

Painting & Popcorn: May Flowers

Calling all pint-sized Picassos. Join us for our next Painting & Popcorn class. Your child will be able to create their own one-of-a-kind painting to hang on the wall at home or give to a special person in their life. Plus, snacks and juice boxes provided to fuel that creative energy. Register online today.

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

Cost: $5 per child

Age: All Ages

4:30-7:30pm Thu. May. 3

Live Music: Mark Healey & Jim Schuh Duo

Mark and Jim each began playing music during the mid 1960s. Mark has been in the world famous band Badfinger since 1986. In 2009, Mark released his CD Inside Out. Recently, for the last six years, Jim played in his band Schuh Fly. As a duo Mark and Jim perform a variety of songs that they really like.

Vino Cappuccino N5734 Hwy 12, Elk Mound

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

5-7pm Thu. May. 3

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. May. 3

Spoken Art: B.J. Hollars

On Murder and Martyrdom. Join B.J. Hollars as he reads three short essays inspired by his civil rights research, including the stories of the lives and racially-motivated deaths of Mack Charles Parker, Medgar Evers, and Michael Donald.

Janet Carson Gallery 316 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

5pm Thu. May. 3

Spring Hanging Basket Workshop

Personally design your very own hanging basket. Walk through the greenhouse to choose the plants that will fit your specific sun needs and fill out your basket. Then you'll get to plant your basket and take it home to enjoy all season long.

Down To Earth Garden Center 6025 Arndt Ln., Eau Claire

Cost: Cost Varies

5:30-6:30pm Thu. May. 3

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

6-8pm Thu. May. 3

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

6-7:30pm Thu. May. 3

Focus on Youth Mental Health - A Free Community Program

This free community event will address the growing concerns for our youth in the Chippewa Valley, identify factors that can help protect youth from poor mental health, and provide resources to support them in overcoming adversity. Following will be a panel discussion featuring local experts from the fields of healthcare, human services, and education.

HSHS Sacred Heart Hospital 900 W Clairemont Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6-8pm Thu. May. 3

Wine Glass & Vase/Candle Holder Acrylic Pour Painting

Create 2 wine glasses and a vase/candle holder using an acrylic pouring technique. Choose your colors to create pieces that are one of kind. Includes instruction, all materials, snacks, & sips. Adult beverages also avail. to purchase for 21 & older.

Art on the Ridge 525 Park Ridge Court, Eau Claire

Cost: $35 (pre-register)

6pm Thu. May. 3

Yeoman Vodka Dinner

A multi-course meal featuring Yeoman's American Wheat Vodka from Sarona, Wisconsin. A reception from 6-6:30pm features various cocktails made with Yeoman's vodkas. First course is a Scotch Egg appetizer and a mini bloody mary. Main course is a salmon entrée, cold smoked and grilled. Dessert is a Belgium chocolate truffle with a thin mint martini.

Houligans Steak & Seafood Pub 415 South Barstow Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $39.99 (excluding tax & gratuity)

Age: 21+

6:15-10pm Thu. May. 3

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. May. 3

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

6:30-9pm Thu. May. 3

Wis.Community Planning Meeting

A planning meeting for Wis.Community. This website is taking feedback on how to create a great online information and discussion portal for the state of Wisconsin. Free beer and pizza.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

6:30-11pm Thu. May. 3

Surviving the Echoes CD Release Show

Join Wisconsin native singer-songwriter Greg Gilbertson in celebrating the release of his new album, Surviving the Echoes. Greg will be backed on stage by a full band and the show promises to be both energetic, and reflective.

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

Cost: $5 Advance; $8 Cover Night Of

6:30-8:30pm Thu. May. 3

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

6:40-7:40pm Thu. May. 3

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. May. 3

Chippewa Valley Toastmasters Meeting

The Toastmasters are a mixed group of people who exercise public speaking skills through both prepared and impromptu speeches at every meeting. The mission of a Toastmaster club is to provide a mutually supportive and positive learning environment in which every member has the opportunity to develop communication and leadership skills.

Mayo Health Clinic - Luther Hospital, Room 11103 1221 Whipple St, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE for Guests

Age: 18+

7pm Thu. May. 3

Live Music: Milk and Whiskey

When Jim Phillips isn't practicing alchemy in his lab on campus or spending time with his family, you can find him playing bass or guitar with Davey J and friends, Jenny and the Lost Boys or sitting in with Jenny and the Jets. Jennifer Hazen is the Jenny of The Jets and The Lost Boys.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7:30pm Thu. May. 3

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. May. 3

CVTG Presents: How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying

Big business means big laughs in this clever lampoon of life on the corporate ladder! Set in the 1960’s, this tune-filled comic gem won both the Tony Award for Best Musical and a Pulitzer Prize for Drama.

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

Cost: $23 for adults/seniors

8-9pm Thu. May. 3

Backwards Thinkers Society Show

Backwards Thinkers Society is a college Improv theater group at the University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire. No scripts, no preparation, no cares in the world. Just laughs and a bunch of people having a good time. They like long walks on the beach, dinosaurs, shenanigans, and you.

The Cabin UWEC Davies Center, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 18+

8pm Thu. May. 3

Clear Water Comedy's Live Talk Show: The Thursday Night Show!

Your friends at Clear Water Comedy return with a live talk show event - complete with monologue, comedy bits, guests, characters, stand up, and musical performances. Its weird, its silly and its fun!

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: $5 GA | $3 with student ID

Age: ALL AGES (18+ recommended)

Ongoing Events For 05/03/2018

karaoke/DJ, galleries, classes, etc

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