Events For 01/31/2019

9-11:30am Thu. Jan. 31

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.

YMCA Sports Center 3456 Craig Road, Eau Claire

Cost: $3 member; $5 community

Age: Ages 0-6

9am-5pm Thu. Jan. 31

Art at the County Court House

The Eau Claire County Court House features art from various local artists on all the floors including the ground floor.

Eau Claire County Court House 721 Oxford Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

9:15-10am Thu. Jan. 31

Little Language Lab

A class 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. This class is a mix of structured circle time and free choice stations.

Lily Pad Lab 2524 Golf Road S2D, Eau Claire

Cost: $50

Age: Ages 1-2 years

9:30-10:15am Thu. Jan. 31

Kids Make Music - Winter Course

Kids and caregivers will sing, dance, and play instruments. Solo singing is encouraged to develop listening, pitch-matching, and language skills. Includes a variety of instruments, puppets, and props to enrich the experience. FREE preview class for any new student. Registration open any time during the course (fee prorated).

Eau Claire Music School 1620 Ohm Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $120 10-week course

Age: Ages 2-4

9:30-10:15am Thu. Jan. 31

Kids Make Music - Winter (Saturdays)

Kids and caregivers will sing, dance, and play instruments. Solo singing is encouraged to develop listening, pitch-matching, and language skills. Classes include a variety of instruments, puppets, and props to enrich the experience. FREE preview class for any new student. Registration open any time during the course (fee prorated).

Eau Claire Music School 1620 Ohm Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $120 10-week course

Age: Ages 2 to 4

10-11am Thu. Jan. 31

Yoga for Seniors

This beginner-friendly class eases you into the body with breathing exercises and relaxing poses for joint flexibility. Gradually move into standing poses, increasing strength, balance and awareness in all major muscle groups.

The Yoga Room 2839 Mall Dr., Eau Claire

Cost: $10

Age: Seniors

10am-noon Thu. Jan. 31

Mini Makers: Open Lab

Build and create using real tools of the trade. They'll also 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. 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-5pm Thu. Jan. 31

Art Exhibit, The Art of Play, Ryan Foose, Eliza Wheeler

Ryan Foose and Eliza Wheeler are both UW-Stout School of Art & Design alum. Wheeler, (North space) has written and illustrated several children’s books (Miss Maple’s Seeds). Foose, (south space) is the current Head of Brand Development for minor league baseball.

Furlong Gallery 178 Micheels Hall, UW-Stout, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10:15am Thu. Jan. 31

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. Jan. 31

ABC's for 2's and 3's

ABC’s for 2s and 3s is a fun step into exploring letters, numbers, and shapes. 2 and 3 year old children and their parents will enjoy open exploration time, songs, stories, sensory play and art.

Lily Pad Lab 2524 Golf Road S2D, Eau Claire

Cost: $50

Age: Age 2-3 years

10:30-11am Thu. Jan. 31

Preschool Story Time

This morning session of Preschool Story Time is for children ages 3-5 who are able to independently sit for a 30 minute session. Please register for story time at the library.

Altoona Public Library 1303 Lynn Ave., Altoona

Cost: FREE

Age: Ages 3-5

noon-3pm Thu. Jan. 31

Paint and Draw with Schaefer-Miles

Paint and Draw with Schaefer/Miles. Beginners to Advanced. With or without your own supplies. Learn techniques and mediums while creating in your own style. Take one class or many.

Artisan Forge Studios 1106 Mondovi Road, Eau Claire

Cost: $40

Age: Student and Adult

3-5pm Thu. Jan. 31

Dabble Box Makerspace Lab

Whether you're interested in 3D printing and coding or you'd rather craft, make music, create art or play games, the Dabble Box makerspace has something for you. Self-guided exploration with staff on hand to answer questions.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

4-7pm Thu. Jan. 31

Paint and Draw with Schaefer-Miles

Paint and Draw with Schaefer/Miles. Beginners to Advanced. With or without your own supplies. Learn techniques and mediums while creating in your own style. Take one class or many.

Artisan Forge Studios 1106 Mondovi Road, Eau Claire

Cost: $40

Age: Student and Adult

4-8pm Thu. Jan. 31

Read, Write, and Rappel for Dyslexia: Launch Party

The Children's Dyslexia Center of Upper WI holds a launch party and reception for people interesting in learning more about the Over the Edge rappel fundraiser.

Betty's Half Moon Saloon 1920 S. Hastings Way, Eau Claire

5:30-8pm Thu. Jan. 31

Sculpture Demonstration with Mel Sundby

Mel Sundby is a retired college art professor who now has a working studio, Manyfires Studio. He will demonstrate his amazing clay sculpting methods with work that often incorporates the human condition and portraits.

200 Main - Art and Wine 200 Main St., Eau Claire

6-8pm Thu. Jan. 31

Fly Tying Classes

In a series of 6 sessions master fly tier Jeff Bartynski will teach new and beginning fly tiers the skills necessary to tie flies you can use to catch fish in our area. This is a hands-on program open to all ages; all tools and materials used in the class will be provided. Register by email.

L.E. Phillips Senior Center 1616 Bellinger St., Eau Claire

Cost: $45

6-6:45pm Thu. Jan. 31

Beginner Ukulele for Children

5, weekly 45-min classes. Covers proper technique, playing melody and chords, and basic music theory. If students don’t have an instrument, one may be rented for the duration of the course for just $15.

Eau Claire Music School 1620 Ohm Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $59

Age: 3rd through 7th grade

6-8pm Thu. Jan. 31

Amp Quiz Trivia at Pokegama Inn

Welcoming teams of any size. Prizes for the top three teams. Get a free answer online and visit the AMP Quiz Facebook page for a picture hint. Enjoy dinner/drinks with family and friends during the game.

Pokegama Lakeside Tavern & Grill 840 Banks Ave., Chetek

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

6-7pm Thu. Jan. 31

Solar and Suds

Enjoy two free beers and an informative presentation about about how solar for your property works. An opportunity for homeowners, business owners, and anyone who’s interested to learn about the benefits of solar energy.

K-Point Brewing at The Coffee Grounds 4212 Southtowne Drive, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages, 21+ for Free Beer

6:15-7:15pm Thu. Jan. 31

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 $56, Community $68

Age: Ages 7-10

6:30-7:30pm Thu. Jan. 31

Cool, Calm & Connected

Uninterrupted playtime with your child. Learn what helps you and your child regulate. This class is designed to assist parents to form cool and calming connections with their children, while learning and practicing strategies to take home.

Lily Pad Lab 2524 Golf Road S2D, Eau Claire

Cost: $75

Age: Ages 4-7 years

6:45pm Thu. Jan. 31

Manifest Open Mic

Enjoy local open mic musicians or take the stage yourself.

Stones Throw 304 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

7-7:45pm Thu. Jan. 31

Beginner Ukulele for Adults

5, weekly 45-min classes. Covers proper technique, playing melody and chords, and basic music theory. If students don’t have an instrument, one may be rented for the duration of the course for just $15. Contact the office to verify availability.

Eau Claire Music School 1620 Ohm Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $59

Age: 21+

7-9pm Thu. Jan. 31

Menomonie Reads Movie Screenings: "The Rocky Horror Picture Show"

Part campy musical, part horror film, the movie details the travails of a squeaky clean couple stranded at a creepy castle where the inhabitants sing and dance through a bacchanalian romp of murder, bisexuality, and cannibalism.

Menomonie Public Library 600 Wolske Bay Rd, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: PG13

7-9pm Thu. Jan. 31

Amp Quiz Trivia at Monk's

Welcoming teams of any size. Prizes for the top three teams. Get a free answer online and visit the AMP Quiz Facebook page for a picture hint. Enjoy dinner/drinks with family and friends during the game.

Monk's Bar & Grill 3560 Oakwood Mall Drive, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

7-10pm Thu. Jan. 31

Live Music: Eric Peter Schwartz

Eric Peter Schwartz says that the best way to describe his sound is pop-tinged folk-rock. If you squeezed Bryan Adams, The Indigo Girls and Warren Zevon into one person, it might sound something like this. His music covers a range of emotions from heartbreaking to funny to romantic to quirky. It always makes for a fun show.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7:30pm Thu. Jan. 31

Cabaret: "Storybook"

This high-energy, student-produced variety show will feature UW-Eau Claire's Concert Choir, Singing Statesmen, Women's Concert Chorale, University Symphony Orchestra and jazz ensembles, as well as small acts and solo performers. Event supports ongoing scholarships for UW-Eau Claire music students.

Ojibwe Ball Room in UW-Eau Claire Davies Center 77 Roosevelt Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: $22 show only, dinner also available at night shows

Age: High school and older

8pm Thu. Jan. 31

Love And Theft Live at The Metro

Love and Theft is an American country music group featuring Stephen Barker Liles and Eric Gunderson. The new collection finds the pair stripping their sound down to its essence, with spare, largely acoustic arrangements that focus squarely on their impassioned performances and distinctive vocal chemistry.

The Metro 201 E Lake St, Eau Claire

Cost: $25 advance, $30 at the door

8pm Thu. Jan. 31

Clear Water Comedy Presents: Carmen Lagala with Kendall Farrell

Carmen Lagala is a New York City based stand-up comedian who made her network television debut in 2018 on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert. Originally from Vermont, Carmen endears audiences with her small-town charm, delivering jokes that are smart, dark, dirty and playful.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: $5 GA, $3 with valid student ID

Age: All Ages (18+ recommended)

8:30-11pm Thu. Jan. 31

Vinyl Nights: Amy Hahn + Katie Cook + Big Tall Jake

Enjoying craft cocktails, regional beers/wines, and order from the popular late-night menu featuring the Scandinavian Koldtbord, where you create your own sharable feast of premium meats, cheeses, crackers and more. Enjoy a selection of vinyls that will be spun throughout the night.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Ongoing Events For 01/31/2019

karaoke/DJ, galleries, classes, etc

Play & Learn

Every Tuesday, Thursday until Dec. 20, 9:30-11:30am; Every Tuesday, Thursday, 9:30-11:30am

Events with Tickets