Events For 05/01/2019

9am Wed. May. 1

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

9am-5pm Wed. May. 1

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.

Cost: FREE

9:15-10:15am Wed. May. 1

Tiny Scientists - Plant Lab

Bring your curious little explorers to discover the world around them! You and your child will share in learning about plants, the Earth, and what it means to be a scientist. Be ready for hands-on experiments, interactive nature activities and science related art projects.

Lily Pad Lab 2524 Golf ROad, Eau Claire

Cost: $60 for 5 weeks; $15 for drop-in

Age: 2-6 years

9:30-11am Wed. May. 1

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. May. 1

Babies Make Music - Spring Course

Learn rhymes, floor and lap games, action songs and dances that stimulate your child’s natural response to music. 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 weeks)

Age: 3 months to walking

10am-5pm Wed. May. 1

UW-Stout Best of Design Show/SAIR Exhibition

This bi-annual juried student exhibition will feature work from 30+ students across all programs in the Department of Design. Emily Gordon and Melissa Lackey will have their Student Artist-in-Residence installations open for viewing. Shows will remain up through July.

Furlong Gallery 178 Micheels Hall, UW-Stout, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10:30-11am Wed. May. 1

Super Small Science: Pepper Germs

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

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: Preschool

11am-1pm Wed. May. 1

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. May. 1

Get Up & Go: Relay Race

Designed to keep your kiddos moving, these fun and physical games teach teamwork and skills that can carry home to your own backyard. This week's activity is a relay race.

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

Cost: Free with Museum membership or admission

Age: All Ages

11:30am-12:30pm Wed. May. 1

A Taste of Asian American Cuisine

Dine at the Dulany Inn to explore the taste of Asian American and Pacific Islander cuisine. This event is part of UWEC's Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage month celebration month.

The Dulany UWEC Davies Center, Eau Claire

Cost: $11.25

noon-1:30pm Wed. May. 1

Living Well with Dementia

This class presents some brain wellness strategies and the evidence behind them to improve overall health and well-being for individuals with memory loss and/or dementia and their care partner. Registration is required.

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

Cost: FREE, lunch included

Age: Adults

2-3pm Wed. May. 1

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

3:30-5:30pm Wed. May. 1

Tween Scene

Tweens (grades 3-6) are invited to a new series in the Dabble Box makerspace. Each week will feature a new maker activity.

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

4-5pm Wed. May. 1

Savvy Seniors Series

As part of The Classic’s ongoing Savvy Seniors Series program, Mary Beth Gardner, Attorney at Law will present “Understanding Power of Attorney - POA” on Wednesday, May 1 from 3:45 to 5 p.m. Older adults are more…

The Classic at Hillcrest Greens 2455 Sawgrass Pl, Altoona

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages, 21+

5:30-8:30pm Wed. May. 1

Wild Spring Edibles

Learn to identify, harvest and prepare wild morel mushrooms. Students will learn to identify all forms of true and false morels, as well as how to prepare them for the table. Learn about Oyster mushrooms and Pheasants Back mushrooms along with several edible spring plants.

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

Cost: $35

Age: All Ages

5:30-6:15pm Wed. May. 1

Fitness 3...2...1

Come join this high energy, full body workout and see the benefits yourself. Workouts will always be different and consist of exercises for improving your strength, cardio and core.

River Prairie Center 1445 Front Porch Place, Altoona

Cost: $25

Age: Adult (16+)

6-8pm Wed. May. 1

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. May. 1

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

6pm Wed. May. 1

Leinenkugel's Beer Dinner

Back by popular demand. Enjoy a delicious five-course meal paired to perfection with a variety of classic Leinenkugel's beers. Dick, John, and Katie Leinenkugel will spend the evening educating and delighting you with in-depth knowledge of the 150-year history of the Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company.

Leinenkugel's 124 E. Elm St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: $49.95

Age: 21+

6-8pm Wed. May. 1

Oliphant Tasting Event

An Oliphant Tasting Event. Beer rep Josh will be there to answer any questions, get $1 off all Oliphant taps, and a chance to win swag every 30 min.

The Growler Guys 2832 London Road, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

6-8pm Wed. May. 1

Knit Night

Knit Night, also known as Knit Club, is open to the public. Knit, crochet, embroider, bead, or bring any craft you like. Visit with like-minded folks, share and show off your project, bring snacks and get crafty. All are welcome. No purchase necessary.

Blue Boxer Arts 416 S Barstow Street, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6:30-8:30pm Wed. May. 1

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+

6:30-9pm Wed. May. 1

First Wednesday Wine Pairing Dinner

The first Wednesday of every month Forage EC teams up with William the Eau Claire Wine Guy to offer a four-course meal paired with four wines. The May food menu will prime you for Cinco de Mayo. Vegetarian meal available by advance request, please contact Chef Michelle.

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

Cost: $40

7pm Wed. May. 1

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

7-10pm Wed. May. 1

Classic Country Jam

Hosted by the "Bear Creek Boys" (Bear Creek Band w/steel guitar), this jam invites singers, musicians, or bands to perform their favorite classic country hits with or without the backup band. Backline provided but please bring your axe. The public is invited.

Northwoods Brewpub & Grill 50819 West St., Osseo

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

7-9pm Wed. May. 1

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. May. 1

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+

7-10pm Wed. May. 1

Jenny and the Jets Returns

Jenny and the Jets is a karaoke band with Nick Foytik on guitar, Billy Angell on keyboards, Bentley Harder on bass, and John LeBrun on drums. These music veterans team up with Jennifer Hazen, for Eau Claire's unique live karaoke band.

Stones Throw 304 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Cost: $5

7-8pm Wed. May. 1

Women Writers on Wednesday: Featuring Sarah Fabiny

Sarah Fabiny worked for Penguin Books as an author and publisher, living in New York City and London. Her books include many children's books: "Madlibs Juniors", "What is Nasa?", "What is Antarctica?", "Who is Madam Curie?", and more. She will share her experiences as both an author and publisher.

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

7-8pm Wed. May. 1

One Book, One Community: Our Magnificent and Vulnerable Great Lakes

The Great Lakes are one of Earth’s most precious freshwater ecosystems, but they are also vulnerable to pollution, invasive species, and other threats. Learn more about the lakes and practical steps to safeguard them. Presented by Jane Elder. Register online.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7:30-9pm Wed. May. 1

University Band Concert

The University Band is open to all UW - Eau Claire students regardless of major. The band is comprised of approximately 120 talented musicians from many academic disciplines and a few music majors who choose to perform on a secondary instrument.

Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center UW-Eau Claire, Eau Claire

Cost: $2 for students/faculty, $5 for senior citizens/youth, $7 for general public. $1.00 service fee applied to each ticket.

Age: All Ages

8pm Wed. May. 1

Big Mouth Trivia

How much do you know about the hit Netflix series Big Mouth? All of our questions in this evening's trivia will be about the show. No need to preregister, just show up ready to play, solo or with a group of friends.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

9pm Wed. May. 1


Come to Bennyoke every Wednesday and Sunday and sing your favorite karaoke songs.

Scooter's 411 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Age: 21+

Ongoing Events For 05/01/2019

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