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Why to Write - Counting Our Blessings (by Dennis Miller)

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2/10/2018 - Starts: 1:00 PM
Chippewa Valley Cultural Association, Inc./Heyde Center for the Arts, 3 South High Street, Chippewa Falls, WI, 54729
Writers call them benchmarks - those important moments that transform your life. To Dennis Miller, the author of 12 books and the producer of 7 films, they are blessings. Learn why as he celebrates 30 years of writing by sharing those precious moments behind his life and books with you.
Following the discussion, stay and watch the premiere of the film "What Happened to Brian?" based on a live readers theater production by Dennis Miller. "What happened to Brian?" is a film about the death of a fellow worker and friend at the now closed Uniroyal tire plant in Eau Claire, Wisconsin.
P. Larson, 715-726-9000, cvca@cvca.net

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Women's Retreat, 'A Sister's Act, Come As You Are'

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2/10/2018
First Church of Christ 701 E. Menasha Ave. Ladysmith, WI
Day designed to experience the joy and love God so richly lavishes upon us.
Donna Wishowski 715-415-5851

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Kevin Kling and Simone Perrin :Kindly Relying on the Strangeness of Others

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2/10/2018 - Starts: 7:30 PM
Mabel Tainter Center for the Arts, Menomonie
Featuring NPR’s All Things Considered storyteller, Kevin Kling’s sharp perspective on the world pairs with Simone Perrin’s music in this humorous and poignant show full of eccentric yet familiar characters. An unforgettable evening of stories and songs.
715-235-0001

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Social Media for Writers

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2/10/2018 - Starts: 10:00 AM - Ends: 2:00 PM
The Volume One Gallery Located inside the Local Store at the Volume One World Headquarters, 205 N. Dewey St. Eau Claire, 54703
The presentation will focus on tips and tricks to help you use the most popular social media platforms to promote your writing without burning hours of your precious writing time. Sponsored by the Wisconsin Romance Writers - Chippewa Valley Chapter. Speaker: Karissa Zastrow, social media manager for new Chippewa Valley literary journal, Barstow & Grand.
Lindsey Quinnies 715.552.0457

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5th Annual JIG’S UP Blugold Ice Fishing Contest

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2/10/2018 - Starts: 7:00 AM - Ends: 2:00 PM
9504 County Hwy S, Chippewa Falls, WI 54729
Site: Weigh-in locations at The Edge Pub & Eatery and The View on Lake Wissota. Prize distribution will take place at The View starting at 3pm.

Over $80,000 in cash and prizes including a 2017 Ice Castle Scout, win a Ford F150 Truck if you catch and register the tagged fish! Prizes awarded to the top 25 fish by weight and every 5th place thereafter to 300th place so even a small fish can win big! Each participant may register one fish per ticket; tickets are $25 with no limit on the number of tickets an individual can purchase. Raffle prizes include a 2017 Polaris Sportsman 450 4-wheeler, raffle tickets are $5 each or 5 for $20! Prizes for the top fish by weight in each category: northern, walleye, and pan fish.

All state regulations and bag limits apply and no person may bring in more than the legal limit of fish allowed, which for this contest includes northern, walleye, and pan fish (perch, bluegills, crappies).

Purchase tickets at the following locations:

Ø Online at jigsup.org
Ø Scheels
Ø Mega Holiday Stations
Ø Eau Claire Ford
Ø UWEC Recreation
Ø The Edge
Ø The View

For contest rules and additional information, visit jigsup.org or contact UWEC Recreation at 715-836-3377.
Sheryl Poirier; 715-836-3377; poiriersj@uwec.edu

http://www.weau.com/content/events/450768583.html | 450768583

5th Annual JIG’S UP Blugold Ice Fishing Contest

Event Dates and Times

2/10/2018 - Starts: 7:00 AM - Ends: 2:00 PM
Chippewa Falls; Weigh-in locations at The Edge Pub & Eatery and The View on Lake Wissota. Prize distribution will take place at The View starting at 3pm.
UWEC Recreation, Blugold Athletics, and the Wissota Lions Club brings presents:
Over $80,000 in cash and prizes including a 2017 Ice Castle Scout, win a Ford F150 Truck if you catch and register the tagged fish! Prizes awarded to the top 25 fish by weight and every 5th place thereafter to 300th place so even a small fish can win big! Each participant may register one fish per ticket; tickets are $25 with no limit on the number of tickets an individual can purchase. Raffle prizes include a 2017 Polaris Sportsman 450 4-wheeler, raffle tickets are $5 each or 5 for $20! Prizes for the top fish by weight in each category: northern, walleye, and pan fish.

All state regulations and bag limits apply and no person may bring in more than the legal limit of fish allowed, which for this contest includes northern, walleye, and pan fish (perch, bluegills, crappies).

Purchase tickets at the following locations:

Ø Online at jigsup.org
Ø Scheels
Ø Mega Holiday Stations
Ø Eau Claire Ford
Ø UWEC Recreation
Ø The Edge
Ø The View
Sheryl Poirier, For contest rules and additional information, visit jigsup.org or contact UWEC Recreation at 715-836-3377.

http://www.weau.com/content/events/449441283.html | 449441283

ACT Prep Winter 2018

Event Dates and Times

1/6/2018
1/13/2018
1/20/2018
1/27/2018
2/3/2018
2/10/2018
2/17/2018
University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire, 105 Garfield Avenue , Eau Claire WI, 54701 9:00am-4:00pm
Taking the ACT is a big deal for college admission - but you don’t have to stress about it if you get yourself test-ready! We’ve got a full program that walks you through each exam section.

Full subject reviews

Refresh your memory in reading, writing, math, English and scientific reasoning with a full class on each ACT subject area taught by expert instructors. They’ll focus on the concepts that show up on the ACT most often.

Practice tests and essay feedback

You’ll take two full-length practice tests and see detailed results. Since these are official, retired ACT tests, you’ll know the exam format long before test day. Plus you’ll write a practice essay using a typical ACT essay question and get individual written feedback.

Master your nerves

What about how you feel on test day? You’re covered there too, with helpful test-taking strategies, info on how to recognize when you’re getting anxious and ways to manage those pesky test-day nerves.

Tons of scheduling options

We offer convenient weekend classes year round or an accelerated summer program if you can’t fit it in during the school year.

Affordable and local

This ACT prep course is hundreds of dollars less than other in-person ACT prep classes and is located on the beautiful UW-Eau Claire campus. Full scholarships are available for students with financial need. Complete the scholarship application and submit it with your registration.
Chelsea Higley, 715-836-3636