Events For 02/08/2019

9-10am Fri. Feb. 8

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

9-11:30am Fri. Feb. 8

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

9:30-11am Fri. Feb. 8

Mini Makers Camp

Get your hands on basic building! The next great invention awaits. This five-day camp for 4K kids includes a lesson, snack and playtime throughout the Museum. Register for either the morning or the afternoon slot.

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

Cost: $50 per member child/$60 per non-member child

Age: 4K

10am-9pm Fri. Feb. 8

The Great Create at The Banbury Art Crawl

During Banbury Art Crawl, you can learn how to pour paint with fluid acrylics to make a set of 4 coasters or 2 trivets. A fun way to create colorful designs. The best part about it is that anyone can do it. Create a unique scarf, table runner, window or wall hanging, or home decor.

Arts, Etc. 930 Galloway St, Banbury Place Building 13, Suite 27, Eau Claire

Cost: $20-35

Age: All Ages

10am-2pm Fri. Feb. 8

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

10-10:30am Fri. Feb. 8

Parachute Games

Kiddos ages three and up will love jumping, moving, dancing, grooving and all sorts of games with the giant parachute.

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

10:15am Fri. Feb. 8

Preschool Storytime

For three-and four-year-olds. All storytimes feature stories, songs, rhymes, fingerplays, music, and movement. All are welcome and no registration is required.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: Preschool

10:30-11:30am Fri. Feb. 8

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

11-11:45am Fri. Feb. 8

Planetarium Show: Cosmic Colors

A wondrous journey across the entire electromagnetic spectrum. Discover the many reasons for color, like why the sky is blue and why Mars is red. Shows start promptly at listed times, with room for only 25 guests. Sign-up sheets will be posted outside the Failsafe Lab 30 minutes prior to the start of the show.

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

noon-12:45pm Fri. Feb. 8

Planetarium Show: Cosmic Colors

A wondrous journey across the entire electromagnetic spectrum. Discover the many reasons for color, like why the sky is blue and why Mars is red. Shows start promptly at listed times, with room for only 25 guests. Sign-up sheets will be posted outside the Failsafe Lab 30 minutes prior to the start of the show.

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

2:30-3pm Fri. Feb. 8

Pop Up Play

Museum Playologists could pop up anywhere with a fun new challenge for you and your family to enjoy.

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

3:30-5pm Fri. Feb. 8

Mini Makers Camp

Get your hands on basic building! The next great invention awaits. This five-day camp for 4K kids includes a lesson, snack and playtime throughout the Museum. Register for either the morning or the afternoon slot.

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

Cost: $50 per member child/$60 per non-member child

Age: 4K

4-7pm Fri. Feb. 8

St Olaf Men's Club Fish Fries

The St Olaf's Men Club will be having their famous "All You Can Eat Fish Fry". The menu will feature 2 kinds of battered fish, baked fish, French Fries, baked potato, vegetables, salad bar, coffee, and milk.

Father Agnew Parish Center 2407 North Ln., Eau Claire

Cost: $11 adults, $10 seniors 65 and older, $4 children 5 - 12, 4 and under free, carryouts $10

4-9pm Fri. Feb. 8

10th Annual Banbury Art Crawl

Since 2008, artists have selling paintings, pottery, sculpture, stained glass, jewelry, woodworking, photography and so much more. Look forward to perusing works from over one hundred artists and vendors. Fun few days for family, friends and kids to stop by and be able to purchase art from vendors. There will be kid classes available, dance studio shows and food.

Banbury Place, Building 13 800 Wisconsin St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

5-9pm Fri. Feb. 8

Friday Family Night

Open to all families, kids and their friends every Friday night. Activities include basketball, volleyball, soccer, inflatables, movies, free popcorn, and special entertainment. Check the movie schedule online.

YMCA Sports Center 3456 Craig Road, Eau Claire

Cost: Member $3, Community $5

6-8pm Fri. Feb. 8

Learn to Knit

This class is for beginners who want to learn the basics. Each student will learn everything you need to know to get you started. Learn to cast on, knit, purl, and cast off. You will also learn the basic terminology of knitting. Pre-registration is required. Space is limited.

Blue Boxer Arts 416 S Barstow Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $20

Age: Ages 16+

6-8pm Fri. Feb. 8

Maria Smoczyk: Solo Piano

Maria has been a passionate lover of music all her life and has been playing piano by ear and singing since the age of 9. Not only performing across the state with her family's musical group growing up, but also engaging in various local plays she is no stranger to the art of live performances.

Ivory Piano Bar 2526 Golf Road, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

6:30-8pm Fri. Feb. 8

Candlelight Live Music Meditation & Reiki

Relax and unwind laying on a yoga mat, blanket, eye pillow (all provided). Guided meditation with live music.

The Center 3701 E Clairemont Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: $25

Age: Ages 11 and older

6:30-8pm Fri. Feb. 8

Flick & Float

YMCA supplies the flick, you bring the float. Gather in the small pool to watch fantastic family movies. Community members are welcome after 6:00 PM (photo ID required).

Eau Claire YMCA 700 Graham Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

7-10pm Fri. Feb. 8

Tunes at the Tasting Lounge

Every Friday you can enjoy locally produced wines and spirits while listening to an array of local musicians. Check out Infinity Beverages' Facebook page or website before swinging down for updates and musician details.

Infinity Beverages Winery & Distillery 3460 Mall Drive, Eau Claire

Age: 21+

7-8:30pm Fri. Feb. 8

MTGs Youth Performance Troupe

MTGs first ever Youth Performance Troupe production. This fabulous group of talented kids will be singing and dancing on the beautiful Mabel Tainter stage to a medley of outstanding show tunes.

Mabel Tainter Center for the Arts 205 Main St. E, Menomonie

Cost: $10 adults, $7 Children under 12

Age: All Ages

7pm Fri. Feb. 8

UWEC Film Series: Crazy Rich Asians

Rachel Chu is happy to accompany her longtime boyfriend, Nick, to his best friend's wedding in Singapore. She's also surprised to learn that Nick's family is extremely wealthy and he's considered one of the country's most eligible bachelors.

Woodland Theater, Davies Center UWEC 105 Garfield Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: $5 single screening; $10 annual pass; $20 family annual pass

7-10pm Fri. Feb. 8

Live Music: Girl Band

A team up of Jen Hazen of Davy J and Friends, Jenny and the Jets, Milk and Whiskey, and Weapons of Brass Destruction, Sultry Kai Ulrica of Wolves at the Door and RavenWolf, Flutist Julie Majkowski of The Chippewa Valley Flute Ensemble, Guitarist and bass player Kori Riesenweber of Beacon James.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7:30-9:30pm Fri. Feb. 8

Eau Claire International Folk Dancers

A weekly recreational international dance group where you dance the dances of many lands. Come and join us whenever you like. No partners necessary. Wear comfortable clothes and soft-soled, non-marking clean shoes. First Fridays of the month are specialized for beginners.

YMCA Fitness Center 206 Emery St., Eau Claire

Cost: Usually $2/night; more if live music

7:30pm Fri. Feb. 8

ECCT Presents: Dragons Love Tacos

Dragons love all sorts of tacos - chicken tacos, beef tacos, great big tacos, teeny tiny tacos, all of them except spicy ones. Where there are tacos, there's salsa. And if a dragon accidentally eats spicy salsa...oh, boy. When a boy throws his new dragon friends a spicy salsa taco party, red-hot trouble ensues.

Pablo Center at the Confluence 120 Graham Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $10 youth, $13 student, $20 senior, $24 adult

Age: All Ages

7:30-9:30pm Fri. Feb. 8

Luther College Nordic Choir

Chase away the chill of winter and surround yourself with beautiful music. The Luther College Nordic Choir will perform works including, Rachmaninoff’s “Praise the Name of the Lord”, Jacob Handl’s “Pater Noster” and “Psalm 50” by F. Melius Christiansen.

Hope Lutheran Church 2226 Eddy Ln., Eau Claire

Cost: $15-students and seniors $20-Adult

Age: 6+

7:30pm Fri. Feb. 8

Cheeseheads: The Musical

The beloved founder of Schnaybel's Famous Cheese has passed away and there are rumors the factory may shut down. A uniquely humorous story about perseverance, romance and the possibility of winning it all in this touching and joyful Wisconsin musical.

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

Cost: Adults/Seniors $25, Youth/Students $12

Age: All Ages

7:30pm Fri. Feb. 8

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 Ballroom, Davies Center, UW-Eau Claire Davies Center, 105 Garfield Ave, Eau Claire

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

Age: High school and older

8-11pm Fri. Feb. 8

Music by JFT 'Lite' in the Patio

JFT 'Lite' really involves the audience. The band’s full playlists are distributed to the audience who then select the songs that are performed for that night. Late night happy hours kicks in at 10pm, $2 domestics and rails with 1/2 off on select appetizers and flatbreads.

Cowboy Jack's 1432 Front Porch Place, Altoona

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

9pm-1am Fri. Feb. 8

Live Music: The Big Deeks

Big Deeks play a variety of music from the 50s to now, including some country.

O'Leary's Pub 809 W. Clairemont Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Ongoing Events For 02/08/2019

karaoke/DJ, galleries, classes, etc

Events with Tickets