Events For 03/07/2019

Thu. Mar. 7

The Pen Project Multi-Media Exhibit

Paintings, drawings, poetry and testimonies submitted to The Pen Project magazine will be on display during this month-long exhibit, showcasing the talent that lives inside America's correctional system.

The Heyde Center for the Arts 3 South High St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

8:30am-4pm Thu. Mar. 7

Supervisor Training: Learning to Lead

Good leaders continually look for new ways to learn in order for themselves and their teams to be successful. Learning to Lead will challenge and inspire you whether you’ve been in a leadership role for a long time or you’ve recently taken on such a position.

Holiday Inn South 4751 Owen Ayres Court, Eau Claire

Cost: $600

9-11:30am Thu. Mar. 7

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

9:15-11:15am Thu. Mar. 7

Parent Partnership

Parent Partnership is for all parents regardless of income, marital status, gender, race, or religion. Every parent deserves a place to gather to meet other parents in a stress-free environment. Childcare is provided.

Trinity Lutheran Church 1314 E. Lexington Blvd., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: Parents and Kids

9:30-11am Thu. Mar. 7

Weekly Bird Banding

Beaver Creek Reserve Bird Banders have been banding birds for 20+ years. Visit with the Bird Banders during their weekly banding sessions. Watch and learn how and why they band birds. Learn about bird identification, how birds are caught and banded, and meet some birds up close.

Wise Nature Center, Beaver Creek Reserve S1 Cty Rd. K, Fall Creek

Cost: FREE

9:45-10:30am Thu. Mar. 7

The Hillcrest Hike

An easy and scenic hike along Otter Creek where you will follow the gravel trail of the old Hillcrest Golf Course. Dogs are welcome.

Fairway Park Parking Lot Whistling Straits Drive, Altoona

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10-11am Thu. Mar. 7

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

10:15am Thu. Mar. 7

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

10:30-11am Thu. Mar. 7

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

11am-7pm Thu. Mar. 7

Empty Bowls

Feed My People's annual benefit meal brings together community members for food and conversation, all while raising money for FMP and the many hunger-relief programs we serve. Locally made soup, bread, and dessert, and browse hundreds of hand-crafted bowls donated by local artists.

The Florian Gardens 2340 Lorch Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: Bowl & soup meal: $20; Soup meal only: $8; Kids 10 and under: Free

Age: All Ages

noon-3pm Thu. Mar. 7

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

noon-6pm Thu. Mar. 7

River Prairie Apothecary Walk-in Hours

In-person, 1-on-1 herbal education with Master Herbalist, Kerri Kiernan. Chat with a professional herbalist to learn more about using herbs for your health.

The Broom & Crow 106 E. Grand Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $15 for 15 minutes of consulation

3-7pm Thu. Mar. 7

Manufacturing Show

Explore manufacturing programs, engage in hands-on excitement, apply for college, and learn more about careers available in a high-tech, high demand, high-paying industry.

CVTC Gateway Campus 2320 Alpine Road, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All

3-7pm Thu. Mar. 7

CVTC Manufacturing Show

Participate in hands-on demonstrations that show manufacturing jobs in action. Learn about CVTC’s manufacturing programs and discuss enrollment options. Over 30 local manufacturing employers will be on-site to answer your questions about careers in a high-tech, high-paying industry.

CVTC Gateway Campus 2320 Alpine Road, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

3-5pm Thu. Mar. 7

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

4-5pm Thu. Mar. 7

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

4-7pm Thu. Mar. 7

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

4-7:30pm Thu. Mar. 7

Chicken Dinner

All you can eat Chicken Dinner includes large salad bar desserts and coffee. Meat raffle sponsored by Mikes Smokehouse starts at 5pm.

Westgate Sportsman Club 4909 Sportsman Dr., Eau Claire

Cost: $13 Adults $11 Military, Senior and student 6 and under Free

Age: All Ages

4-4:30pm Thu. Mar. 7

New Twinkle Baby's learn to dance

Young dancers develop (get up get moving be active) song and dance and more. Structured lessons following - direction - team work - confidence - body muscles plus the introduction to the world of dance.

Jean Marie's School of Dance 31 West Spring Street, Chippewa Falls

Cost: $36/month

Age: 3-4 years and up

6-8pm Thu. Mar. 7

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

6-8pm Thu. Mar. 7

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+

6-9pm Thu. Mar. 7

Fierce Freedom's Night of Freedom and Hope 2019

Enjoy a night out for Fierce Freedom's Night of Freedom and Hope 2019, a benefit for Fierce Freedom. The evening includes a delicious plated meal (vegetarian option available), a cash bar, silent auction, special awards, and more. Tickets can be purchased in advance online.

River Prairie Center 1445 Front Porch Place, Altoona

Cost: $35

Age: 21+

6-8pm Thu. Mar. 7

The Late 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: 13+

6-7:30pm Thu. Mar. 7

Good & Cheap Cooking Class

Free for WI EBT users! This cooking course will feature two recipes from the cookbook Good and Cheap. Learn basic kitchen skills and receive a copy of the book. Intended for people with little to no cooking skills. Instructor: Becca Kleist and Katie Johnson.

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

Cost: FREE for EBT Users, $10 otherwise

Age: 18+

6-8pm Thu. Mar. 7

Winter After Hours 2019

There will be ice skating, snow shoeing, winter kubb, a firepit, music, and hot drinks. Snowshoe and skate rentals will be available during the special event only. The warming house and restrooms will be open and supervised. Hundreds of people enjoy this unique social gathering each season.

Pinehurst Park 3523 Delbert Road, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All ages

6:15-7:15pm Thu. Mar. 7

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

6:30-8:30pm Thu. Mar. 7

Eau Claire City Council President Forum/Meet & Greet

The Candidates for Eau Claire City Council President explain why they're running and answer questions about important city issues. On the ballot April 2 is the contest for the remaining year for the City Council President's term. There will also be time to informally meet with candidates.

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

Cost: FREE

6:30-8:30pm Thu. Mar. 7

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

6:30pm Thu. Mar. 7

Meet the Candidates Forums

Learn more about the candidates and have the chance to meet them yourself. Eau Claire City Council President on 3/7, Eau Claire School District Board 3/14, Eau Claire City Council At-Large District on 3/21.

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

6:30-7:30pm Thu. Mar. 7

Community Rock Painting Party

Paint rocks to spread kindness and joy one rock at a time. Once the rocks are painted and cured, place them in various locations around Altoona. When the rocks have been found, post a picture of the rock and location. Once posted, rehide the rock to continue the fun.

Altoona City Hall- Community Room 1303 Lynn Avenue, Altoona

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6:45pm Thu. Mar. 7

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+

7-9pm Thu. Mar. 7

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+

7-8:30pm Thu. Mar. 7

Menomonie READS: The Perks of being a Wallflower (Book Discussion)

Perks follows observant “wallflower” Charlie as he charts a course through the strange world between adolescence and adulthood. First dates, family drama, and new friends. Sex, drugs, and The Rocky Horror Picture Show. Devastating loss, young love, and life on the fringes.

Menomonie Public Library 600 Wolske Bay Rd, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

7-8pm Thu. Mar. 7

Chippewa Valley Toastmasters

Toastmasters is a non-profit educational organization that teaches public speaking and leadership skills in a supportive environment. Guests are always welcome, membership available.

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

Cost: FREE for 1st time guests

Age: 16+

7:30-9:30pm Thu. Mar. 7

UWEC Theatre Performance: "House of Blue Leaves"

Artie Shaugnessy is a songwriter with visions of glory. Toiling by day as a zookeeper, he suffers in seedy lounges by night, plying his wares at piano bars in Queens, New York. Then arrives Artie’s old school chum, now a successful Hollywood producer, Billy Einhorn, with starlet girlfriend in tow, who holds the key to Artie’s dreams of getting out of Queens and away from the life he so despises.

Pablo Center at the Confluence 120 Graham Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $22 for adults, $16 for students

Age: All Ages

7:30-10:30pm Thu. Mar. 7

Live Music: Jeff White

Americana/Alt-country & Outlaw Folk from the hills of western Wisconsin. Blending warm tones, reverbs, delays & vibrato, Jeff White sings of love, loss & lust with an Americana vibe, channeling the wide emotional spirit of human nature.

715 Supper Club & Event Center 2106 N. Clairemont Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

7:30pm Thu. Mar. 7

CVTG Presents: Caught in the Net

Bigamist John Smith is trying to keep his two families both happy and unaware of each other. His daughter from one family and son from the other have met on the internet and are anxious to meet in person. Keeping them apart makes for an outrageously funny comedy.

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

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

8pm Thu. Mar. 7

Clear Water Comedy Presents: Brittany Tilander

Brittany Tilander doesn’t give one good gosh darn what you think and this confidence is carrying her everywhere she wants to go. Her sharp humor and biting stories tend to toe the line between chaste and bawdy but leave you cackling and begging for more.

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. Mar. 7

Vinyl Nights: Jordan Duroe

Enjoy a selection of vinyls that will be spun throughout the night, craft cocktails and regional beers/wines. The popular late-night menu features the Scandinavian Koldtbord, a create-your-own sharable feast of premium meats, cheeses, pickled vegetables, proteins, sauces, crackers and more.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Ongoing Events For 03/07/2019

karaoke/DJ, galleries, classes, etc

Play & Learn

Every Tuesday, Thursday until Dec. 20, 9:30-11:30am; Every Tuesday, Thursday until Dec. 19, 9:30-11:30am

Events with Tickets