Events For 02/06/2020

9-11:30am Thu. Feb. 6

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.

L.E. Phillips YMCA Indoor Sports Center 3456 Craig Road, Eau Claire

Cost: Member $3 | Community $5 | Parents FREE

Age: Ages 0-6

9am-4pm Thu. Feb. 6

Meth: Reframing Perspectives

Join Dr. Amy Evans, Ph.D., professor for Hazelden Betty Ford Graduate School of Addiction Studies, as she explores the resurgence of methamphetamine use both locally and nationally. She will discuss the trends and impact of methamphetamine…

HSHS Sacred Heart Hospital 900 W Clairemont Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: $199

9am-noon Thu. Feb. 6

Open Play

Kids - bring your parents, grandparents or caregivers in and spend some quality time being creative, imaginative and just plain having fun and making memories!

Tiny Tots Playhouse 320 S. Wisconsin St., Fall Creek

Cost: $5/child, free for adults and infants under 12 months

Age: All Ages

9am-4pm Thu. Feb. 6

Kids on Wheels

Kids can visit the heated greenhouse on Thursdays for Kids on Wheels. Your little ones can bring their own bike or scooter and cruise around the greenhouse while you relax amongst the tropical plants. Cookies and lemonade included with visit. Kids must wear helmets.

Green Oasis Gardens 1403 122nd Street, Chippewa Falls

Cost: $2

Age: All Ages

9:15-10:30am Thu. Feb. 6

Thursday Morning Playgroup

A free, fun, play-based learning and socializing experience that children ages 0-5 and parents (or grandparents, or caregivers!) can enjoy together. Registration suggested.

Family Resource Center for Eau Claire County 4800 Golf Rd., Suite 450, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: Children ages 0-5

9:15-10:15am Thu. Feb. 6

Gentle Yoga at The Center

Begin by arriving in The Center's beautiful natural setting. Build balanced strength, safe flexibility, and an understanding of the essence of yoga.

The Center 3701 E. Clairemont Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $10

Age: All

10:15am Thu. Feb. 6

Little Movers Storytime

All storytimes feature an assortment of stories, rhymes, fingerplays, flannels, music, and movement. This storytime also includes parachute play, bubbles, and play group. No registration is required.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: Baby Movers & Caregivers

11am-1pm Thu. Feb. 6

Lunch Break Open Skating

A great way to meet new friends and get some exercise.

Hobbs Ice Arena 915 Menomonie St., Eau Claire

Cost: $4 or City Pass (1 Punch)

Age: All Ages

noon-1pm Thu. Feb. 6

Lunch n' Learn: Foods to Help Your Heart

Heart disease is STILL the number one killer in America. Learn from a Registered Dietitian, foods to add to your meals to help support your heart health. You will learn 5 heart healthy foods, how to use/cook them, and where to add them into your meals. Please register online.

Artisan Forge Studios #213 1106 Mondovi Road, Eau Claire

Cost: $10

Age: Adults only please

3-5pm Thu. Feb. 6

Fierce Freedom Chamber Ribbon Cutting & Open House

Celebrate Fierce Freedom's new membership for the Eau Claire Chamber. Begins with the New Member Ribbon Cutting followed by light refreshments and an open house. Meet the Fierce Freedom staff and see what new programming and events are coming up.

Fierce Freedom 2519 North Hillcrest Parkway, Altoona

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

3-6pm Thu. Feb. 6

UW-Eau Claire Surplus Sale

A surplus sale in the Central Stores warehouse on upper campus. A variety of products include technology, furniture, household items, and other unique items all at extremely low prices. Check the Facebook page for more information on sales and future sale dates.

UWEC Maintenance and Central Stores Building 651 University Drive, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE entrance, products for purchase

Age: All Ages

3:30-5pm Thu. Feb. 6

Tween Scene

Come, create, and hang out with other tweens (grades 3-6). Tween Scene is a weekly series featuring a different activity each week, from art to technology and beyond.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: Grades 3-6

4-5pm Thu. Feb. 6

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

4:30-6pm Thu. Feb. 6

Kari Tauring - Nordic Roots Musician, Cultural Educator, Spiritual Leader

Kari Tauring, Nordic Roots Musician, Cultural Educator, and Spiritual Leader, is a völva (staff carrying woman) of Old Norse history and philosophy, Kari uses mythic poetry, runes, and traditional folk song and dance to address identity, gender, and belonging.

Davey J's Garage (Inside Banbury Place) 930 Galloway Street, Building 13, Suite 218, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

5-9pm Thu. Feb. 6

Valentines Beer Pairing Dinner

An upscale full table service 4 course plated dinner consisting of an appetizer, salad, entree and dessert. Each course is paired with a Northwoods beer. Cocktail hour starts at 5 pm, First Course served at 6 pm. Limited seating. To make reservations, call or stop by the brewery.

Northwoods Brew Pub 50819 West St, Osseo

Cost: $40 per person

Age: 21+

5:45pm Thu. Feb. 6

Speaker Series - Chad Ackley, Communication Design & Advertising

A nationally recognized, award-winning Creative Director with over 20 years of experience in advertising, both agency and client-side. Known as a stringent brand builder and master storyteller, he is also a recognized and respected team builder, creative strategist and management executive.

Applied Arts 321 415 13th Ave E, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6-8pm Thu. Feb. 6

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+

6-8pm Thu. Feb. 6

Winter After Hours

Eau Claire Parks and Recreation along with Volume One will again be presenting "Winter After Hours" at Pinehurst Park. There will be ice skating, snowshoeing, winter kubb, firepit, music and hot drinks.

Pinehurst Park 3523 Delbert Road, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6-9pm Thu. Feb. 6

Live Music: Michael Kaleb Harris

Live music from 6-9pm. Family night pizza deal from 5-9pm featuring a $20 large pizza, pitcher of soda, and open swim.

Bridgewater Restaurant and Pub 1009 W. Park Ave., Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6-8pm Thu. Feb. 6

Bob's House for Dogs Charity Night

Stop at Lazy Monk's and hang out with some furry friends brought from Bob's House for Dogs to help raise funds for this charity. Learn more about the organization, and $1 from every bier sold during the event will go directly to Bob's House for Dogs.

Lazy Monk Brewing, LLC 97 West Madison Street, Eau Claire

Age: All Ages

6-8pm Thu. Feb. 6

FEMA & Flood Insurance Outreach

Whether you're confused about coverage options or need assistance with flood mapping, in just one session, our professionals can offer you the guidance you need with on the spot mitigation reporting and Flood Insurance Quotes.

Chippewa Falls Public Library - VA Smith Room 105 W Central St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

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

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: $40 members, $56 community

Age: Ages 7-10

7-9pm Thu. Feb. 6

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. Feb. 6

Dj Trivia at the Pourhouse

General knowledge, family friendly trivia. Play as a team, or on your own. Prizes for the top 3 teams with points. Go to the website for the "Clue of the Day" and information on how to get bonus points for that day's game.

The Pourhouse W301 Menomonie St., Elk Mound

Cost: Free

Age: 21+

7-8:30pm Thu. Feb. 6

Dj Trivia at Dean & Sue's

General knowledge, family friendly trivia. Play as a team, or on your own. Prizes for the top 3 teams with points. Go to the website for the "Clue of the Day" and information on how to get bonus points for that day's game.

Dean & Sue’s Bar & Grill 2002 Midway Rd., Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

7pm Thu. Feb. 6

Introduction to Yoga at the Public LIbrary

If you're curious about yoga and what it can do for you, then this is your class. Learn the basics with step by step instruction with modifications to fit all.

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

Cost: FREE

7-9pm Thu. Feb. 6

Extreme Bingo at Eau Claire Ale House

Extreme Bingo is a fun and exciting spin on the traditional game of bingo. Instead of just listening for a number, you get to listen to and sing along with your favorite songs, music videos, and karaoke tracks.

Eau Claire Ale House 120 N. Clairemont, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7-9pm Thu. Feb. 6

The Great American Songbook

With trumpet/flugelhorn and guitar/vocals, Todd Bartlett & Jerry Way explore the full spectrum of jazz standards. The much-loved melodies and lyrics are iconic, while the improvisational treatments are fresh and original.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7pm Thu. Feb. 6

Stones Throw Open Mic

Come enjoy local talent or take the stage yourself.

Stones Throw 304 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

7:30pm Thu. Feb. 6

Orlando Consort: Food, Wine & Song

Throughout the ages music and dining have been natural partners, the combination of the two satisfying many of the senses at the same time. An exquisite menu and delicious wines, in combination with perfectly selected music, have the magic to create an immense feeling of well-being.

Pablo Center at the Confluence 120 Graham Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $125

7:30pm Thu. Feb. 6

UWEC Cabaret: Game Over

Upbeat and energetic. It uses singing, dancing, and short theatrical scenes to tell the story of Sam, Erin, and Ashley. The Game Master sends these three teens into the "gamer-verse" to teach them how to work together. Will they be able to defeat the final boss and make it back to the real world?

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

Cost: $22

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

Meditation 101 - 8 week class

Meditation has been shown to be an effective way to balance one’s physical, emotional, spiritual, and mental well being. Among the advantages of a meditation practice are enhanced focus, relaxation, and a more profound understanding of yourself and others.

Inner Peace University 505 S. Dewey St., Suite 108, Eau Claire

Cost: $150 non-members; $120 members

8pm Thu. Feb. 6

Clear Water Comedy Presents: Dante Powell

Dante Powell is a comedian from Bernice, Louisiana. He currently lives and performs out of Des Moines, Iowa where he moved in 2012 for a girl, but was too lazy to leave after she dumped him. Dante is best known for a photo of him holding a box of Cheerios that went viral.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

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

Age: All Ages (18+ recommended)

8pm Thu. Feb. 6

Heart to Gold w/ Lapdogs

Heart to Gold is a three-piece pop-punk band from Minneapolis, MN. Their most recent release was in 2018 with their album, “Comp”. The band is often seen locally at venues such as 7th Street Entry, the Garage, and Amsterdam Bar and Hall along touring around the country.

UW-Stout Memorial Student Center, The Terrace 302 10th Ave. E, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

9pm Thu. Feb. 6

Karaoke at Cowboy Jack's

Sing the night away at Cowboy Jack's every Thursday from 9-midnight for Karaoke night.

Cowboy Jack's 1432 Front Porch Place, Altoona

Cost: FREE

Ongoing Events For 02/06/2020

karaoke/DJ, galleries, classes, etc

"Winter Life" Art Show

Every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 10am-5pm Friday 10am-6pm Saturday 10am-4pm until Feb. 28


Every Day until Mar. 14, 8:30am-10:30pm

Kids Make Music

Every Thursday until Dec. 19, 10:30-11:15am; Every Thursday until May. 31, 10:30-11:15am

Events with Tickets

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