Events For 03/13/2019

Wed. Mar. 13

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

7-8am Wed. Mar. 13

Men's Coffee Group

Connections and coffee for men caring for a loved one with Alzheimer's disease or other type of dementia - "a safe space to blow off steam."

Peace Lutheran Church 501 E. Fillmore Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: Adults

8am-1pm Wed. Mar. 13

Bird Banding 101

This introductory workshop is for those with little or no bird banding experience. Techniques include how to safely capture and release birds, as well as how to hold, band, and take bird measurements. Learn about Beaver Creek’s Avian Monitoring Program, benefits of bird banding, bird identification, and banding safety.

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

Cost: $55 per person

9am Wed. Mar. 13

One Million Cups

An event for local entrepreneurs to meet and present their startups to the thriving peer network of founders in Eau Claire. The coffee is encouraged.

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

9:30-11am Wed. Mar. 13

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

9:30-10:15am Wed. Mar. 13

Mommy and Me Yoga - Session 4

This class focuses on you, your child and what they want to do. Some classes will be different than others, but they will always be relaxing, fun and full of laughter.

River Prairie Center 1445 Front Porch Place, Altoona

Cost: $25/session

Age: 6 months-4 years old and parent

10-11am Wed. Mar. 13

Baby & Me

A new group for first time parents and their babies (0-11 months). There will be topics & resources each week as well as time to connect with other parents.

River Source Family Center 403 High Street, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: Ages 0-11 months

10am-6pm Wed. Mar. 13

Artists Series Presents The Mystical Arts of Tibet

The monks of the Drepung Loseling Monastery will visit UW-Eau Claire from March 11-15 for an artist residency that includes creating a sand mandala, lectures on Tibetan culture, traditions and beliefs, and a sacred music and dance performance. Opening and closing ceremonies at 1pm on Monday and Friday respectively.

Davies Center, UW-Eau Claire UW-Eau Claire, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

10:15-10:45am Wed. Mar. 13

On My Own

At this playgroup, children attend on their own and learn to play by themselves and with others.

Menomonie Public Library 600 Wolske Bay Rd, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: Ages 3-5

10:30-11am Wed. Mar. 13

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

10:30-11am Wed. Mar. 13

Super Small Science: Germ Science

Introduce your preschool scientist to exciting hands-on and age-appropriate experiments. This week's activity is learning about germs.

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: Preschool Age

11am-1pm Wed. Mar. 13

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

11-11:30am Wed. Mar. 13

Get Up & Go: Monster Walking

Designed to keep your kiddos moving, these fun and physical games teach teamwork and skills that can carry home to your own living room. This week's activity is monster walking.

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

noon-6pm Wed. Mar. 13

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

1:30-2pm Wed. Mar. 13

Afternoon Preschool Story Time

This afternoon 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

2-3pm Wed. Mar. 13

Chair Yoga with BaredFeet, Co.

BaredFeet hosts this chair yoga class. The class is directed toward seniors and beginners, but fulfilling for anyone.

First Presbyterian Church 2112 Rudolph Rd., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: Adults

2-3pm Wed. Mar. 13

Become a Dementia Friend

2,000+ people are living with Alzheimer's disease or other type of dementia in Eau Claire County. Help tackle the stigma and lack of understanding around dementia and learn about the small ways you can help. Dementia Friends is a global initiative, and you can make a difference.

Dove Healthcare - West Eau Claire Community Room 1405 Truax Blvd, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: Adults

5-10pm Wed. Mar. 13

The Downtown Eau Claire Awards - "The Downtownys"

An event celebrating the businesses, organizations, and individuals that make Downtown so amazing. Cocktail reception, banquet, awards ceremony, and entertainment.

The Halls at The Lismore Hotel 333 Gibson Street, Eau Claire

Cost: Ticket price TBD

5-7pm Wed. Mar. 13

Artist Reception: Tim Tozer Sabbatical Show, Deflector

UW-Stout School of Art & Design faculty, Tim Tozer will exhibit his paintings on shaped panels that were produced during his sabbatical leave, in the north gallery. There will also be a photography exhibit from the Furlong’s permanent collection in the south gallery. Refreshments will be served.

Furlong Gallery 178 Micheels Hall, UW-Stout, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

5:30-7pm Wed. Mar. 13

Free Youth Soccer Clinics - Eau Claire United Soccer Club

Eau Claire United is having free indoor open play time/clinics for all of those young soccer fanatics out there at Lakeshore Elementary. Interested players Aged 5 and 6 can join from 5:30-6:10, and players aged 7 and 8 can join from 6:15-7:00.

Lakeshore Elementary School 711 Lake Street, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: Ages 5-8

5:30-6pm Wed. Mar. 13

Cardio Fix

Experience a full body workout in 30 minutes. Improve fitness, balance, and strength. Pre-Register online or at the Altoona Parks & Recreation Office.

River Prairie Center 1445 Front Porch Place, Altoona

Cost: $20

Age: 16+

6-8pm Wed. Mar. 13

Your Journey Together

Your Journey Together is a 10-week parenting class for those looking to enhance their parenting experience. Space is limited, registration is required.

Family Support Center 403 High Street, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6-8:30pm Wed. Mar. 13

Family to Family Education Program

A 12-session educational program for family, significant others and friends of people living with mental illness. An evidenced-based program. Research shows that the program significantly improves the coping and problem-solving abilities of the people closest to an individual living with a mental health condition.

Location details in Eau Claire provided with approved registration.

Cost: FREE; Call to register

Age: Adults

6-8pm Wed. Mar. 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

6-9pm Wed. Mar. 13

Zymurgy Tasting Event

Come and meet Zymurgy brewer Zach. He will here to answer any questions. Swag drawings every 30 min. Featured Beers: Terry Porter, Fluffs Travels, Trinket and, Sherlock.

The Growler Guys 2832 London Road, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

6:30-9pm Wed. Mar. 13

Family Open Swim and Gym

Stay active this Fall and winter at Family Open Swim and Gym. Equipment will be provided for the open gyms. Appropriate indoor shoes are required in the gym. Children 2 and under are FREE.

South Middle School 2115 Mitscher Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $4 or City Pass

Age: All Ages

6:30-8:30pm Wed. Mar. 13

Amp Quiz Trivia at Back 40 Dining & Cocktails

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.

Back 40 Dining & Cocktails 19037 State Hwy 40, Bloomer

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

6:30-8pm Wed. Mar. 13

Kokedama Workshop

Does your space need a little winter refresh? Learn how to make a kokedama hanging plant. Kokedama translates to moss ball in Japanese. These floating spheres are perfect for small apartments or to hang high away from kitties.

Red's Mercantile 224 N Dewey St., Eau Claire

Cost: $35

Age: All Ages

6:35-7:20pm Wed. Mar. 13

Sport Tykes Sampler

Children are welcome to enjoy a variety of sports by learning a new and exciting one each week. Along with having fun together, there will be a strong emphasis on learning to take turns and follow directions. Includes basketball, volleyball, t-ball, soccer, kickball, football, and track.

YMCA Sports Center 3456 Craig Road, Eau Claire

Cost: $70 members; $80 non-members

Age: Ages 4-5

6:45-7:45pm Wed. Mar. 13

Deep and Shallow Water Fitness

Join Eau Claire Parks & Recreation for water fitness fun. Drop-ins for this program are welcome but admission must be paid with a City Pass. Purchase them at our Parks and Recreation Administrative Office Monday-Friday 8am-5pm. Passes are $40.

Eau Claire North High School 1801 Piedmont Rd., Eau Claire

Cost: $58 or $48 for City Residents

Age: Ages 16+

7pm Wed. Mar. 13

Poker Night at Big T's

4 weeks to qualify then BIG tournament with lots of extra prizes & cash to be won. One free beverage weekly for all players. Test your skills.

Big T's 2007 3rd St, Eau Claire

Cost: $25 buy in; 12 week format

7-9pm Wed. Mar. 13

Adult Open Pickleball

A great way to exercise and meet other individuals in the community.

Delong Middle School 2000 Vine St., Eau Claire

Cost: $4 or City Pass

Age: Ages 18+

7-9pm Wed. Mar. 13

Adult Open Basketball

Eau Claire Parks & Recreation hosts adult open basketball.

South Middle School 2115 Mitscher Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $4 or City Pass

Age: Ages 18+

7-9pm Wed. Mar. 13

Amp Quiz Trivia at Wayside Bar and Grill

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.

Wayside Bar & Grill 18091 County Highway X, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

7-9pm Wed. Mar. 13

Amp Quiz Trivia at Ray's Place

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.

Ray’s Place 838 Water St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

7-8pm Wed. Mar. 13

Steve Betchkal Author Visit

Join Steve Betchkal as he discusses his newest book,Walk the Walk, Camp the Camp, Bird the Bird, The Fantastic Quest to Meet Every Species of Bird on Planet Earth, Spend a Year Outside My Comfortable Little House, & Follow the Trail to Its Logical Conclusion.

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

Cost: FREE

7-8pm Wed. Mar. 13

Self Defense for Every Day Life - Session 4

Learn many strategies to protect yourself in everyday life. Classes will cover situations like defense against chokes, bear hugs, wrist grabs, headlocks, and more. Pre-Registration can be done online or at the Altoona Parks & Recreation Office.

River Prairie Center 1445 Front Porch Place, Altoona

Cost: $25

Age: 13+

7-8pm Wed. Mar. 13

School of Art & Design Guest Speaker - Stefan Schumacher

The UW Stout School of Art & Design hosts guest speaker Stefan Schumacher, the supervising director of Sonder, an animation studio that has pioneered real time animation. He has worked as an animator at Pixar Studios, and has been involved in such films as Brave, Monsters University, Inside Out, Finding Dory, Coco, the Incredibles 2, and Toy Story 4.

Applied Arts 321, UW-Stout 712 Broadway St S, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7:30-9:30pm Wed. Mar. 13

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

7:30pm Wed. Mar. 13

2nd Annual Labor Film Series: Mass E Bhat

Mass E Bhat is a feature-length documentary directed by Hannan Majid and Richard North. The film provides an intimate portrait of a side of 21st century capitalist economic globalization that many in ‘The First World’ never encounter.

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

Cost: FREE

7:30-9:45pm Wed. Mar. 13

Waltz Dance Lessons

Waltz will be taught in this beginning and intermediate series on Wed nights. All dancers are welcome to attend. There will be a practice dance after the lesson. Casual attire.

Eau Claire Moose Lodge 3606 Curvue Rd, Eau Claire

Cost: $12 per person, per lesson, $8 per person Moose members & students

8pm Wed. Mar. 13

Game of Thrones Trivia Night

How much do you know about Game of Thrones? Come to The Plus and show off. No need to preregister, just show up ready to play. Play alone or with a team, it is free.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Ongoing Events For 03/13/2019

karaoke/DJ, galleries, classes, etc

Adult Open Hockey

Every Wednesday until Mar. 27, 8:45-10:15pm; Every Sunday until Mar. 31, 8:45-10:15pm

Adult Open Broomball

Every Sunday until Mar. 31, 8:45-10:15pm; Every Wednesday until Apr. 24, 8:45-10:15pm

Events with Tickets