Monday, Jan. 21st, 2019

Mon. Jan. 21

Eau Claire - Area Game Developers

Join local game developers in playtesting each other's digital and analog games while discussing game design and development. Open to everyone regardless of background or experience.

D20 Gaming LLC 2158 EastRidge Center, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Tuesday, Jan. 22nd, 2019

10am-2pm Tue. Jan. 22

Rug Hooking Guild

The Tree City Guild Rug Hook Crafters meet weekly on Tuesdays at the Chippewa Valley Museum. Rug hook crafters use a cutter to prepare strips of material, mainly wool, which are then hooked to monk's cloth set on a frame. The Tree City Guild welcomes new members.

Chippewa Valley Museum 1204 E. Half Moon Dr., Eau Claire

1-3pm Tue. Jan. 22

Dunn Dulcimers

All ages, all skill levels, and all string instruments welcome.

Christ Lutheran Church 1306 Wilcox St., Menomonie

5:30-9:30pm Tue. Jan. 22

Training Tuesday CPR/AED and First Aid Part 1 of 2 (Initial)

This CPR/AED and First Aid Part 1 course is designed for anyone with little or no medical training who wants to be prepared for an emergency. Register online.

Life Safety Training Center 2425 Seymour Road, Eau Claire

Cost: $65

Age: 15+

6:30-7:30pm Tue. Jan. 22

Self Defense for Every Day Life - Session 3

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: $20

Age: 13+

6:30-7:30pm Tue. Jan. 22

Eau Claire Guitar Club

Looking to improve your playing? Want to learn more about chords, strumming, improvising, and musical styles? Join instructor Tim Litscher (Evergreen Grass Band) for the Eau Claire Guitar Club. Bring your favorite songs to share (rock, country, folk, etc.) and learn new songs from others, too.

Eau Claire Music School 1620 Ohm Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $5

Age: 12+

6:30-7:30pm Tue. Jan. 22

Group Vibrational Sound Therapy

Audrey Van Wey, RN, Reiki Master, will do a soothing guided meditation followed by the relaxing sounds of singing bowls, tuning forks, & chimes to balance your energy, remove negativity, & leave you refreshed and rejuvenated. Space is limited to 30 people, please call to register.

Soulstice Wellness Center 1316 Fairfax Street, #104, Eau Claire

Cost: $10 introductory offer for 1st class

Age: All ages

Wednesday, Jan. 23rd, 2019

6-9pm Wed. Jan. 23

West Wisconsin Wood Carvers Guild

All carvers are welcome to come and carve and share ideas. Learning kits available for those who would like to learn.

L.E. Phillips Senior Center 1616 Bellinger St., Eau Claire

Cost: Annual membership: $15

6-7pm Wed. Jan. 23

Young at Heart New Optimistic Single Seniors Club

Young at Heart is a local single seniors club for the separated, divorced, and widowed. It's a chance to get out and enjoy social gatherings. Email or call for more information. Second and Fourth Wednesdays the group meets for a burger night out.

Brickhouse Pub & Grub - Bar & Banquet Hall 2233 Birch St, Eau Claire

Age: 50+

Thursday, Jan. 24th, 2019

11am-1pm Thu. Jan. 24

Lunch n Learn

Lunch 'n Learn Meal and short program (Registration is required for meal). Topic: Local Drug Trends & Proper Storage & Disposal of Prescription Medicines. Hosted by Alliance for Substance Abuse. Meal and program sponsored by: Unity Bank, Augusta WI.

Augusta Senior and Community Center 616 West Washington St., Augusta

Cost: FREE to Seniors

Age: 60 and above

noon-3pm Thu. Jan. 24

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

1-4pm Thu. Jan. 24

West Wisconsin Wood Carvers Guild

All carvers are welcome to come and carve and share ideas. Learning kits available for those who would like to learn.

Chippewa Falls Masonic Center 650 Bridgewater Avenue, Chippewa Falls

Cost: Annual membership: $15

4-7pm Thu. Jan. 24

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

5:30-9pm Thu. Jan. 24

United Way Emerging Leaders Friendraiser: Up Your Cooking Game

An evening of toasted walnuts, sautéed apples, and equal amounts of butter and cheer. The United Way of the Greater Chippewa Valley's Emerging Leaders group is hosting its first ever Friendraiser - a cooking class.

The Community Table 320 Putnam St., Eau Claire

Cost: $30

6-7:30pm Thu. Jan. 24

'Home SMART Home' Seminar

This event will explain how to transform your home with cutting-edge home technology. Home security specialists explore home security system basics as well as the many benefits of home technology.

Chippewa Valley Home Builders Association Board Room 4319 Jeffers Road, Eau Claire

Cost: $10/per person

Age: 18+

6:30-7:30pm Thu. Jan. 24

Free Home Buyer Seminar

A free home buyer seminar where we will answer questions regarding the home buying process. Topics will include importance of working with a Buyer's Agent, home loan programs available, importance of a mortgage pre-approval, and buyer versus renting.

Eau Claire Realty 3420 Mall Drive, Suite 4, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7-7:45pm Thu. Jan. 24

Beginner Ukulele for Adults

5, weekly 45-min classes. Covers proper technique, playing melody and chords, and basic music theory. If students don’t have an instrument, one may be rented for the duration of the course for just $15. Contact the office to verify availability.

Eau Claire Music School 1620 Ohm Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $59

Age: 21+

Friday, Jan. 25th, 2019

8:30am-12:30pm Fri. Jan. 25

Ethics and Boundaries: End of Life Care

In this interactive half-day workshop, enhance your understanding of the complicated issues in end-of-life care. Through case studies and discussions, you will gain a better understanding of the ethical decision-making process in relation to the complex values, tasks, and decisions at the end of life.

Clarion Inn Campus Area 2703 Craig Rd., Eau Claire

Cost: $89/person

7:30-9:30pm Fri. Jan. 25

Eau Claire International Folk Dancers

A weekly recreational international dance group where you dance the dances of many lands. Come and join us whenever you like. No partners necessary. Wear comfortable clothes and soft-soled, non-marking clean shoes. First Fridays of the month are specialized for beginners.

YMCA Fitness Center 206 Emery St., Eau Claire

Cost: Usually $2/night; more if live music

Saturday, Jan. 26th, 2019

9am-4pm Sat. Jan. 26

Timber Wolf Ecology Workshop

The Timber Wolf Information Network (TWIN) members discuss wolf ecology, population biology, management issues and field study techniques including a winter tracking field trip into wolf territory. Bring your own Saturday lunch and beverage, and clothing and footwear for winter weather.

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

Cost: $65-70 for registration, $13 for rustic lodging; Register by 1/18

9-11am Sat. Jan. 26

Intro to Backyard Beekeeping

Learn about beekeeping as a backyard hoppy in this beginner friendly class. You will receive all of the information needed to get started with backyard bees. Instructor Randy Rykal is the owner and operator of R. Honey, a local supplier of MMFC.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

9:30am-12:30pm Sat. Jan. 26

Learn to Spin Yarn

Beginners will learn to spin yarn and how the wheel works. Loose fibers from a local farm will be provided. As well as various fibers for sale. Bring your own wheel or learn on one provided for you. All materials included. Space is limited. Pre-Registration required.

Blue Boxer Arts 416 S Barstow Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $40

Age: Ages 18+

10am-noon Sat. Jan. 26

European Travel Tips, with Paul Schwartz

This presentation will offer travel tips to help you take that trip you have always wanted to do. Plane tickets, websites, how to pack, housing, places to go, getting around and more will be discussed. Paul Schwartz of Menomonie has traveled to over 30 countries on vacation and loves to talk travel.

Menomonie Public Library 600 Wolske Bay Rd, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

1:30-4:30pm Sat. Jan. 26

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

Sunday, Jan. 27th, 2019

9am-noon Sun. Jan. 27

Timber Wolf Ecology Workshop

The Timber Wolf Information Network (TWIN) members discuss wolf ecology, population biology, management issues and field study techniques including a winter tracking field trip into wolf territory. Bring your own Saturday lunch and beverage, and clothing and footwear for winter weather.

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

Cost: $65-70 for registration, $13 for rustic lodging; Register by 1/18

4-6pm Sun. Jan. 27

Shire of Shattered Oak (SCA) Meetings

The Shire of Shattered Oak is a local chapter of the Society for Creative Anachronism. The SCA is an international organization dedicated to researching and re-creating the arts and skills of pre-17th-century Europe. Members, dressed in clothing of the Middle Ages attend events which feature tournaments, royal courts, feasts, dancing, various classes & workshops, and more.

Banbury Place, Building 17 800 Wisconsin St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Monday, Jan. 28th, 2019

Mon. Jan. 28

Eau Claire - Area Game Developers

Join local game developers in playtesting each other's digital and analog games while discussing game design and development. Open to everyone regardless of background or experience.

D20 Gaming LLC 2158 EastRidge Center, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

9am-4pm Mon. Jan. 28

Launching Your Food Truck

If you are an Individual interested in starting a food truck business in the Chippewa Valley, but are unsure of where to start, this course is for you.

River Prairie Center 1445 Front Porch Place, Altoona

Cost: Registration information online

Tuesday, Jan. 29th, 2019

10am-2pm Tue. Jan. 29

Rug Hooking Guild

The Tree City Guild Rug Hook Crafters meet weekly on Tuesdays at the Chippewa Valley Museum. Rug hook crafters use a cutter to prepare strips of material, mainly wool, which are then hooked to monk's cloth set on a frame. The Tree City Guild welcomes new members.

Chippewa Valley Museum 1204 E. Half Moon Dr., Eau Claire

1-3pm Tue. Jan. 29

Dunn Dulcimers

All ages, all skill levels, and all string instruments welcome.

Christ Lutheran Church 1306 Wilcox St., Menomonie

6-8:45pm Tue. Jan. 29

Entrepreneurial Training Program

The sessions are designed to help people learn the fundamentals of small business start-up, management and how to create a business plan.

UW-Eau Claire Human Sciences and Services Building 239 Water St, Eau Claire

Cost: $250 (after scholarship applied)

Age: All Ages

6:30-7:30pm Tue. Jan. 29

Eau Claire Guitar Club

Looking to improve your playing? Want to learn more about chords, strumming, improvising, and musical styles? Join instructor Tim Litscher (Evergreen Grass Band) for the Eau Claire Guitar Club. Bring your favorite songs to share (rock, country, folk, etc.) and learn new songs from others, too.

Eau Claire Music School 1620 Ohm Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $5

Age: 12+

6:45-7:45pm Tue. Jan. 29

Intro to Ballroom Dance - Session 2

Learn how to glide around the dance floor in this fun intro dance class. Whether you are just beginning or brushing up on your skills, this class is for you. Learn swing, waltz and rumba. Pre-register online or at the Altoona Parks & Recreation Office.

River Prairie Center 1445 Front Porch Place, Altoona

Cost: $50/person

Age: 16+

7:45-8:45pm Tue. Jan. 29

Ballroom Dance Level 2 - Session 2

Learn how to glide around the dance floor in this fun intro dance class. Whether you are just beginning or brushing up on your skills, this class is for you. Learn swing, waltz and rumba. Pre-register online or at the Altoona Parks & Recreation Office.

River Prairie Center 1445 Front Porch Place, Altoona

Cost: $50/person

Age: 16+

Wednesday, Jan. 30th, 2019

5:30-6:30pm Wed. Jan. 30

"Up Your Marketing Game in 2019 - 50 Tips You Can Use Today!"

In this fast paced presentation attendees will be provided with 50 innovative, low-and no-cost marketing tips for 2019. Presented by The Western Dairyland Business Center at the Augusta Memorial Public Library.

Augusta Memorial Public Library 113 North Stone St, Augusta

Cost: FREE

Age: 18+

Thursday, Jan. 31st, 2019

noon-3pm Thu. Jan. 31

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

1-4pm Thu. Jan. 31

West Wisconsin Wood Carvers Guild

All carvers are welcome to come and carve and share ideas. Learning kits available for those who would like to learn.

Chippewa Falls Masonic Center 650 Bridgewater Avenue, Chippewa Falls

Cost: Annual membership: $15

4-7pm Thu. Jan. 31

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

7-7:45pm Thu. Jan. 31

Beginner Ukulele for Adults

5, weekly 45-min classes. Covers proper technique, playing melody and chords, and basic music theory. If students don’t have an instrument, one may be rented for the duration of the course for just $15. Contact the office to verify availability.

Eau Claire Music School 1620 Ohm Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $59

Age: 21+

Friday, Feb. 1st, 2019

7:30-9:30pm Fri. Feb. 1

Eau Claire International Folk Dancers

A weekly recreational international dance group where you dance the dances of many lands. Come and join us whenever you like. No partners necessary. Wear comfortable clothes and soft-soled, non-marking clean shoes. First Fridays of the month are specialized for beginners.

YMCA Fitness Center 206 Emery St., Eau Claire

Cost: Usually $2/night; more if live music

Saturday, Feb. 2nd, 2019

8am-3:15pm Sat. Feb. 2

Ready, Set, Grow: 2019 Winter Garden Seminar

The Eau Claire Area Master Gardener Volunteers are proud to host 10 speakers at the 2019 Winter Garden Seminar. Keynote speaker Susan Frame, a CVTC horticulture instructor, will make a presentation on integrated pest management. Some of the breakout topics will include 2019 new plants, monarch butterflies, earthworms, and garden design. Lunch is included.

CVTC Clairemont Campus, Room 103 620 W. Clairemont Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $35 advance; $40 at the door

Age: All Ages

1:30-4:30pm Sat. Feb. 2

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

7:30pm Sat. Feb. 2

The Ones that Got Away: Nate Plummer and Friends

Chippewa Falls native and successful actor, voice teacher and audition coach, Nate Plummer, along with a friends Kobi Shaw, Chase Brucheger, and Cathy Reitz will perform a selection of popular songs from award-winning Broadway musicals such as Newsies, West Side Story, The Little Mermaid, and Catch Me If You Can.

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

Cost: $15 adults, $13 seniors, $6 youth

Monday, Feb. 4th, 2019

Mon. Feb. 4

Eau Claire - Area Game Developers

Join local game developers in playtesting each other's digital and analog games while discussing game design and development. Open to everyone regardless of background or experience.

D20 Gaming LLC 2158 EastRidge Center, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6pm Mon. Feb. 4

Clearwater Quilters Guild

New members are always welcome. Call for more information.

Christ Church Cathedral 510 S. Farwell St., Eau Claire

Tuesday, Feb. 5th, 2019

7-7:50am Tue. Feb. 5

Distance Running

All levels are welcome, but this class is specifically designed for anyone, at any level, interested in running a half or full marathon. Provides you with the training tools to help you on this 14-week journey. Attend either the Tuesday morning or evening lecture, and training runs are on Saturdays.

UWEC McPhee Strength & Performance Center 509 University Drive, Eau Claire

Cost: $149

Age: All Ages

1-3pm Tue. Feb. 5

Dunn Dulcimers

All ages, all skill levels, and all string instruments welcome.

Christ Lutheran Church 1306 Wilcox St., Menomonie

5:30-9:30pm Tue. Feb. 5

Training Tuesday CPR/AED Course (Initial)

This CPR/AED course is designed for anyone with little or no medical training who needs a course completion card for a job, regulatory (for example OSHA), or other requirements. This course can also be taken by anyone who wants to be prepared for an emergency in any setting.

Life Safety Training Center 2425 Seymour Road, Eau Claire

Cost: $55 Per Person

Age: Age 15+

5:30-6:20pm Tue. Feb. 5

Distance Running

All levels are welcome, but this class is specifically designed for anyone, at any level, interested in running a half or full marathon. Provides you with the training tools to help you on this 14-week journey. Attend either the Tuesday morning or evening lecture, and training runs are on Saturdays.

UWEC McPhee Strength & Performance Center 509 University Drive, Eau Claire

Cost: $149

Age: All Ages

6-8:45pm Tue. Feb. 5

Entrepreneurial Training Program

The sessions are designed to help people learn the fundamentals of small business start-up, management and how to create a business plan.

UW-Eau Claire Human Sciences and Services Building 239 Water St, Eau Claire

Cost: $250 (after scholarship applied)

Age: All Ages

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