Events For 09/13/2018

Thu. Sep. 13

West River Listening Session

Listening session for residents of District 4 connecting with current City Council member Jill Christopherson and County Board Supervisors for Eau Claire’s westside. Listening Session focuses on infrastructure, but all questions and conversation is welcome.

Eau Claire Sports Warehouse 2983 11th Street, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

8:30am-4pm Thu. Sep. 13

Supervisory Management: Improving Managerial Efficiency

This elective course will provide you the tools to overcome personal barriers to effectively manage your time, improve reading efficiencies, improve memory and plan, set and achieve goals quickly.

Holiday Inn South 4751 Owen Ayres Court, Eau Claire

Cost: $600

Age: 18+

9-11:30am Thu. Sep. 13

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.

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

Cost: $3 member; $5 community

Age: Ages 0-6

9:15-10am Thu. Sep. 13

Little Language Lab

Is your toddler ready to get talking? This class is aimed at exposing children to a language rich environment, where they will listen to stories, sing songs, learn finger-plays, move/dance, and do age-appropriate crafts and sensory activities.

Lily Pad Lab 2524 Golf ROad, Eau Claire

Cost: $50

Age: 1-2 yrs

9:30am Thu. Sep. 13

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

9:30-10:30am Thu. Sep. 13

Hot Yoga

This is a dynamic faster flowing class where you will work every part of your body building strength, fluidity, concentration and balance​.Drink plenty of water before class​. ​Be ready to move, breath & sweat​.​

The Yoga Room 2839 Mall Dr., Eau Claire

Cost: $15 Drop in or Included with a $80 Monthly Unlimited Membership

Age: 16+

10:15am Thu. Sep. 13

Little Movers Storytime

For babies that love to move. All storytimes feature stories, songs, rhymes, fingerplays, music, and movement. All are welcome and no registration is required. Also includes parachute play, bubbles, and play group.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: Babies

10:30-11:30am Thu. Sep. 13

Coloring Therapy

Remember how much you enjoyed coloring as a child? Bring back the memories. They'll provide the materials; you do the creating. A fun way to meet people and relax.

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

10:30-11:30am Thu. Sep. 13

ABC's for 2s and 3s

ABC’s for 2s and 3s is a fun step into exploring letters, numbers, and shapes. The Lily Pad Lab will be filled with “invitations to play” with our ABCs and 123s. 2-3 year old children and their parents will enjoy open exploration time, songs, stories, sensory play and art. Taught by Ms. Barb

Lily Pad Lab 2524 Golf ROad, Eau Claire

Cost: $50

Age: 2-3yrs

noon-5pm Thu. Sep. 13

Eau Claire Downtown Farmers Market

Seasonal, locally grown vegetables and fruits, plus baked goods, dairy products, meat, honey, maple syrup, flowers, and more.

Phoenix Park 330 Riverfront Terrace, Eau Claire

Age: All ages

noon-6pm Thu. Sep. 13

Chippewa Falls Farmers Market

Locally grown fresh fruits, vegetables and flowers, as well as locally made baked goods, salsas, jams, jellies, crafts, handcrafted items, and much more every Thursday.

Allen Park S. Bridge St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

noon-4pm Thu. Sep. 13

Mini Monets Art Lessons

Come in and express your inner artist with our friendly staff who will guide you through the process of creating a finished painting. Mini Monets. Kid friendly instructions. Kids will paint on a 12x12 themed canvas. All supplies included. Beverages and smiles are always free.

Craving Canvas and Ceramic Studio 2807 East Hamilton Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $25; Call ahead to reserve your spot. Advance payment not necessary.

Age: Kids Age 6+

1-3pm Thu. Sep. 13

Powerful Tools for Caregivers of Children with Special Needs

Caregiving is often rewarding but can be very stressful. As a family caregiver, you are at high risk for depression and stress related illnesses. This is a 6 week workshop that teaches you to take better care of yourself while you are caring for a child, of any age, with special health or behavior needs.

Community Services Building of Dunn County 3001 Hwy 12/29 E, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: 18+

1-2pm Thu. Sep. 13

Marshfield Medical Center - Eau Claire - Volunteer Information Session

Marshfield Medical Center – Eau Claire is looking for individuals to join their Volunteer Services program. Opportunities exist throughout their campus including: Information Desk Greeters, Hospital Escorts, Gift Shop Volunteers, Waiting Room Attendants and Cancer Center Volunteers.

Marshfield Medical Center - Eau Claire 2310 Craig Road, Conference Room 1A, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 18+

2-6pm Thu. Sep. 13

Career Fair and Open House Phillips-Medisize

Phillips-Medisize is hosting an Open House and Career Fair. They're looking to add 100 new people at their Menomonie location with open positions for regular operators (entry level), technicians & manufacturing support, engineering professionals, and more. Refreshments provided.

Phillips-Medisize 428 Technology Drive East, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

4-8pm Thu. Sep. 13

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

4:30-8pm Thu. Sep. 13

The Community Table 25 Year Anniversary Community Celebration

Celebrate 25 years of meals, service and community. Nourish your body and mind while supporting their fight against hunger & food insecurity. The event will encompass Food Trucks, CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) and baked goods sale.

The Community Table 320 Putnam St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

5-9pm Thu. Sep. 13

Open Mic Night at Farm to Fork Retreat

Farm to Fork hosts an open mic on Thursday during its Wood-Fired Pizza Nights. Pizza nights offer wood-fired pizza with locally sourced ingredients and veggies straight from their garden.

Farm to Fork Retreat at Dancing Yarrow S193 County Road BB, Mondovi

Cost: FREE to attend, consult menu for prices

Age: All Ages

5:30-8:30pm Thu. Sep. 13

Dinner Jazz: Knox Freeman

Knox Freeman is a malleable duo comprised of Dave Power on drums and Pat Keen on bass. Knox takes on various forms, performing as a trio with a special guest from time to time.

The Lakely 516 Galloway Street, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6-8pm Thu. Sep. 13

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. Sep. 13

Tabletop Game Night

Do you love tabletop games? Frustrated that you can’t organize enough people to make things interesting? Drop in for Tabletop Game Night at the library’s Dabble Box makerspace.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6-7pm Thu. Sep. 13

Writers Read: Open Mic

A monthly library program organized by Eau Claire’s Writer in Residence, Karen Loeb, will hold an open mic in September for poets and writers. Share your original poetry or short prose (5 minutes or less). Sign-up starts at 5:45. Listeners are welcome.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6-9pm Thu. Sep. 13

Valley Media Works' 40th Anniversary Party

Celebrating 40 years of public access media from Valley Media Works. Check out the interactive historical video display in the Prague Room, listen to AcoustiHOO in the bier hall, grab dinner from Smoke Stream, and sample the brews Lazy Monk has on tap.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6-7pm Thu. Sep. 13

Teen Artist Reception

Teen-created art will be hanging September 4 through October 1. Please join us for a reception acknowledging the work of local teen artists featuring live music. Refreshments will also be served.

L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library - Young Adult Lounge 400 Eau Claire Street, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6-7pm Thu. Sep. 13

Essential Oils - Session 1 (Back to School)

Come and learn the basics of essential oils, how to use them and how they improve your health and wellness and why they are such a great natural alternative for your family. This session will have a back to school focus. Pre-registration is required.

River Prairie Center 1445 Front Porch Place, Altoona

Cost: $5/session

Age: All Ages

6-8pm Thu. Sep. 13

An Evening in Morocco

Learn to take seasonal produce and staple meal ideas and turn them into a tasty Moroccan inspired dinner. Join Amanda Mouttaki, owner of Marrakech Food Tours, American expat and blogger living in Morocco, and UWEC alumni for a cooking class…

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

Cost: $60

6-8:30pm Thu. Sep. 13

Cork & Fork Dinner

Good company and good food & drink. This dinner is the start of the Cork & fork wine dinner season. Wines will be paired with food from Italy. Coffee Grounds wine rep Dali will educate and entertain about the night's wine. Full menu available online.

The Coffee Grounds 4212 Southtowne Drive, Eau Claire

Cost: $44

Age: 21+

6:15-10pm Thu. Sep. 13

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

6:15-7:15pm Thu. Sep. 13

Junior Chefs

In this program, students will get a hands-on fundamental kitchen experience, learning skills such as reading and referencing recipes, ingredient identification, proper measuring technique and more.

Eau Claire YMCA 700 Graham Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: Member $42, Community $52

Age: Ages 7-10

6:30-7pm Thu. Sep. 13

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

6:30-8:30pm Thu. Sep. 13

The Paint Shack

Have fun painting on canvas, wood, bags, glasses and more. Made easy and fun as a trained instructor walks the class through the process. 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

7-8pm Thu. Sep. 13

Artist Reception for Allan Servoss

Allan's new show, “Far from the Madding Crowd,” will be on display at the library from Sunday, September 9 through Monday, October 15, and features over two dozen of his new drawings in colored pencil.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7-9pm Thu. Sep. 13

Live Music: Songa

In Songa, you will hear the eclectic American influences of jazz, blues, Latino, folk and bluegrass, instrumentally woven together with acoustic guitars, ukulele, percussion, harmonica and prominent vocal harmonies.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7-7:45pm Thu. Sep. 13

Lyra All Levels Class

Learn lyra (aerial hoop) poses, entrances, transitions and dismounts; and condition in this fun, supportive class. All experience levels & total beginners welcome.

Moonrise Aerials Studio 800 Wisconsin Street; Banbury Place Building 13, Room 112, Eau Claire

Cost: $15

7:30pm Thu. Sep. 13

UWEC Players Present: Amazons and Their Men

A free performance staged by the UWEC Players theater group, and performed on the campus mall. A darkly comedic look at the role of artists during wartime, Amazons and Their Men is inspired by the life and work of Leni Riefenstahl.

Campus Mall - UW Eau Claire Lower Campus, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE performance

8-10pm Thu. Sep. 13

Movies Over Menomin: The Karate Kid

An evening of free cinematic entertainment on the Library lawn. A martial arts master agrees to teach karate to a bullied teenager.

Menomonie Public Library 600 Wolske Bay Rd, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

8-11pm Thu. Sep. 13

Vinyl Nights: DJ JTron

Spinning classics to currents and everything in between. Some you may have heard, others you haven't. Either way you're bound to have a good time. He'll be set up outside on the patio (weather pending).

The Lakely 516 Galloway Street, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

8pm Thu. Sep. 13

Clear Water Comedy Presents: The Great Debates

It's up to CWC to take on the hot button issues of today. It's time to tackle the big questions and lay to rest the divisive political climate we currently live in once and for all.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: $3 and comes with one free drink

Age: All Ages (18+ recommended)

8pm Thu. Sep. 13

Haley Klinkhammer

A singer and songwriter from Wisconsin. At age 14 she started a YouTube account where she would post everything from covers to original songs. 11 years later, with almost 300 videos on her channel, she has made her sound known to millions of people on the internet and in person.

UW-Stout Memorial Student Center, Great Hall 302 10th Ave E, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Ongoing Events For 09/13/2018

karaoke/DJ, galleries, classes, etc

Open Freestyle Skate

Every Thursday until Feb. 21, 8:30-9:30am; Every Thursday until Feb. 21, 9:30-10:30am; Every Friday until Mar. 29, 8:30-9:30am; Every Friday until Mar. 29, 9:30-10:30am

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