Events For 02/20/2020

9-11:30am Thu. Feb. 20

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-noon Thu. Feb. 20

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

9:15-10:30am Thu. Feb. 20

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. 20

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

9:30-10:30am Thu. Feb. 20

Prenatal Yoga

Designed to create flexibility in your hips and pelvis, strength in your core and back, and to ease your mind and prepare for the journey of birth and mothering.

Tuning Tree 515 South Barstow, Suite 117, Eau Claire

Cost: $15/ single class - $48 /4 week series

9:30am-3:30pm Thu. Feb. 20

CANCELLED: School's Out Day Camps

Bring your child to the Children's Museum of Eau Claire for a full day of creating, cooking, and playing. Extended child care available from 8-5:30pm for an additional $10.

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

Cost: $50/member or $60/non-member

Age: Grades K - 5

10am-1pm Thu. Feb. 20

Introduction to Dance Basics

Get moving and learn the foundations of dance through warm ups and exercises in various styles of dance, including ballet, classic Broadway jazz, and even tap. No specialty footwear need - just soft tennis shoes or socks. Wear comfortable clothing.

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

Cost: $25

Age: All Ages

11am-1pm Thu. Feb. 20

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

11am-3:15pm Thu. Feb. 20

School's Out Open Skating

Session One 11:00am-1:00pm and Session Two 1:15pm-3:15pm.

Hobbs Ice Arena 915 Menomonie St., Eau Claire

Cost: $4/session or $8 for both sessions

Age: All Ages

11:30am-1:45pm Thu. Feb. 20

School's Out Rink Rat Hockey

School's Out Rink Rat Youth Hockey! Ages 15+ are NOT allowed to skate at Rink Rats. Mite/Squirt (ages 7-10): 11:30am-12:30pm. Peewee/Bantam (ages 11-14): 12:45pm-1:45pm. Must have full equipment!

Hobbs Ice Arena 915 Menomonie St., Eau Claire

Cost: $4 or City Pass (1 Punch)

Age: Ages 7-10, Ages 11-14

noon-4pm Thu. Feb. 20

VentureHome Eau Claire Launch Party

The launch of VentureHome Eau Claire; everything your startup needs. Refreshments will be served and remarks from the President of WiSys and the UWEC Chancellor will take place at 12:15pm on Wednesday. CoLab will remain open for free coworking and any questions about VentureHome from 12-4pm Wed-Fri.

CoLab 312 S Barstow Street, Suite 2, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

3-6pm Thu. Feb. 20

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. 20

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

5-7pm Thu. Feb. 20

Artists Reception: Real Life – Matt Philleo

Matt Philleo’s goal as a realistic painter is to bring comfort, encouragement, and inspiration, especially to the discouraged and brokenhearted, so they can experience true and lasting peace.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

5:30-8:30pm Thu. Feb. 20

Off the Mat: The 5 Love Languages

Offers a structure for learning & describing how to fill our love tank. Join the book study of The 5 Love Languages to discover & explore your primary love language. There is a required reading for this workshop (The 5 Love Languages by Gary Chapman.)

Latitude 44 Yoga Studio 313 E. Madison St., Eau Claire

Cost: $25 (discount for members)

Age: 16+

5:30-7:30pm Thu. Feb. 20

Tack Knowledge fitting, cleaning and repair

Learn How to fit your halter, bridle. bits & nosebands & all of the above work. How to safety check your equipment as well as cleaning. Fitting a saddle for you and your horse. Types of saddles, blanket choices and uses, how to use breast collars, martingales, croupers etc.

Red Tail Arabians, LLC N6093 840th St., Elk Mound

Cost: $50 for all 3 dates

Age: All Ages

6-8pm Thu. Feb. 20

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. 20

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. 20

Live Music: Dave Bebeau

Solo show from the lead singer of the band, Contradiction.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6-10pm Thu. Feb. 20

LISTEN: Michael Gay & Kayla Zoltak

LISTEN is a new intimate concert series in a cozy space with solo, acoustic, all original songs. 6-7pm social hour and cash bar (beer, wine, soda), 7-7:45pm Michael Gay, 8:15-9pm Kayla Koltak, and 9-10pm social hour.

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

Cost: $10

6-8pm Thu. Feb. 20

Cork and Fork: Crooked Water Spirits

A five course dinner with Heather Manley, owner of Crooked Water Spirits, pouring cocktails to pair with each course and samples of her spirits. Our main course will be Deutsch Family farm carnitas, mole, puffed rice, mole spice rubbed avocado, served with an Old Hell Roaring, Ancho Reyes chili liqueur, and bitters cocktail.

The Coffee Grounds 4212 Southtowne Drive, Eau Claire

Cost: $48

Age: 21+

6-8pm Thu. Feb. 20

Bingo at The Red Mixer

Different sponsors weekly. Plus wine & cocktail specials.

The Red Mixer 2526 Golf Road, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

6:15-7:15pm Thu. Feb. 20

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

6:30-8pm Thu. Feb. 20

International Mother Language Day Celebration

This event is to raise awareness of linguistic and cultural diversity. Various countries will be featured. Hear your neighbors read in their mother tongue. Sponsored by UW-Stout, The Menomonie Public Library and the Mabel Tainter.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6:30-7:30pm Thu. Feb. 20

Restorative Yoga & Guided Meditation

Relax, unwind, and reconnect to yourself through gentle restorative yoga postures, breath work, and guided meditation. This one hour class will help calm and restore your nervous system while providing you with easy tools and techniques to do so yourself outside of class.

Carlson Chiropractic Clinic 3119 Golf Road, Ste 103, Eau Claire

Cost: $20

6:30-8pm Thu. Feb. 20

Zero Waste Workshop

Menomonie-based zero waste blogger Hannah Gullixson will teach the class her recipes for toothpaste and dry shampoo while discussing the importance of environmentally friendly habits. Take home your handmade toiletries in a reusable jar. Beauty that's good for you and the planet.

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

Cost: $25 (pre-payment & pre-registration required)

7-9pm Thu. Feb. 20

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. 20

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. 20

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+

7-9pm Thu. Feb. 20

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. 20

Live Music: Jules Iolyn

A Madison-based musician who writes songs in the key of individuality, freedom, and egalitarianism. Her sound can be rambunctious and always holds a focus on intellectual lyrics. She is fiercely independent and refuses to apologize for it.

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

Cost: FREE

7pm Thu. Feb. 20

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+

7pm Thu. Feb. 20

Open Mic Night #1

With a full professional sound system and all of the technology needs you could dream of for your moment to shine and be heard, Blue Devil Productions is proud to present the first Open Mic Night of the semester on Thursday, February 20th at 8 pm in the MSC Terrace.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7-8pm Thu. Feb. 20

Planetarium Show: February Night Sky

Learn about the night sky - constellations and sky motions. Find out what planets are in the night sky in February.

UWEC planetarium, Phillips Science Hall 100 Roosevelt Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: $2

Age: Adults and ages 11 and up

7:30pm Thu. Feb. 20

Chippewa Valley Theater Guild: Neil Simon's "Barefoot in the Park"

Paul is a straight-as-an-arrow lawyer and Corie is a free spirit in search of the latest kick. With a run-down apartment and a surprise mother-in-law visit, life for these newlyweds is about to get a little crazy in this classic Neil Simon comedy.

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

Cost: $25 GA, $12 youth/student

7:30-9pm Thu. Feb. 20

NOTA Open Read

NOTA is the University of Wisconsin Eau Claire's bi-annual literary and fine arts publication that features the creative work of students. Its content is determined by students, and it is run and made by students.

The Cabin UWEC Davies Center, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7:30pm Thu. Feb. 20

UWEC Music & Theater: PRISM Concert

This concert will feature a variety performances from students within the Wind and Percussion Division. This is a non-stop musical performance. Ensembles include, brass ensembles, woodwind ensembles, jazz combos, jazz bands, and the Symphony Band and Wind Symphony.

Pablo Center at the Confluence 120 Graham Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $7 GA, $0.50 youth/students

7:30-8:30pm Thu. Feb. 20

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

7:30pm Thu. Feb. 20

Stand-up Confidential

Top comics, top secret. Zymyrgy has hand-picked some of their favorite stand-up comics from around the country to perform secret, one-night-only shows at special venues across the country! Pairing fine comedy with fine local beer. You won't know who's booked until the night of the show.

Zymurgy Brewing 624 Main Street. E, Menomonie

Cost: $15

Age: 18+

8pm Thu. Feb. 20

Clear Water Comedy Presents: Steve Gillespie

A decade into his standup career, Steve Gillespie moved from Minneapolis to LA, recently made an appearance on Conan, and released his critically acclaimed second album, Alive on State, which reached #1 on the iTunes charts. P

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

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

Age: All Ages (18+ recommended)

9pm Thu. Feb. 20

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 02/20/2020

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

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