Go Back
http://www.weau.com/community/events/304286951.html | 304286951

Beginning Sign Language

Date(s): 9/14/2015, 9/21/2015, 9/28/2015, 10/5/2015, 10/12/2015, 10/19/2015, 10/26/2015, 11/2/2015

6:30 to 8 p.m.

UW-Eau Claire Campus – Human Science and Services Building
Knowing the basics of Sign Language can be an invaluable skill. Our Beginning Sign Language class is designed for anyone interested in learning to communicate through sign including parents, teachers, health care professionals, child care providers and others who work directly with the public.
Check web for more info: http://www.uwec.edu/CE/programs/signcourses.htm
Karen Konz, 7158363636, ce@uwec.edu

http://www.weau.com/community/events/304141921.html | 304141921

Ceramics 101- Creating with Clay (Carol Way) - TWO DAY CLASS

Date(s): 7/29/2015

6pm – 8pm

Heyde Center for the Arts, 3 South High Street , Chippewa Falls, WI 54729
TWO DAY CLASS: Wednesday, July 29 and Wednesday August 5 from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. This is an introductory class for anyone who wants to dive right into clay. You will make two handbuilt projects and experiment with textures and design. You will also learn the basic methods for finishing and glazing your pieces. Wear comfortable clothing that you don't mind getting a little dirty. This workshop will meet twice - Week 1 – Making your projects, and Week 2 – Glazing your projects. Class size is limited so register now! Cash bar available. Cost: $40 per person.
Debra Johnson, Executive Director
715-726-9000
cvca@cvca.net

http://www.weau.com/community/events/304140191.html | 304140191

Paint-a-Palooza (Watercolors with Ruth Lundblad)

Date(s): 7/22/2015

6pm – 8pm

Heyde Center for the Arts, 3 South High Street , Chippewa Falls, WI 54729
Come spend two hours trying your hand at watercolor painting – each class is different. At the end of the night, you will have had a fun evening and you will go home with your own work of art! Register early as class sizes are limited to 12 people! Payment must be made in advance and is not refundable; however, if someone is unable to attend the class he/she signed up for, he/she can choose another class. Cash bar available. Cost: $30 per person.
Debra Johnson, Executive Director
715-726-9000
cvca@cvca.net

http://www.weau.com/community/events/304139821.html | 304139821

Paint-a-Palooza (Watercolors with Ruth Lundblad)

Date(s): 6/24/2015

6pm – 8pm

Heyde Center for the Arts, 3 South High Street , Chippewa Falls, WI 54729
Come spend two hours trying your hand at watercolor painting – each class is different. At the end of the night, you will have had a fun evening and you will go home with your own work of art! Register early as class sizes are limited to 12 people! Payment must be made in advance and is not refundable; however, if someone is unable to attend the class he/she signed up for, he/she can choose another class. Cash bar available. Cost: $30 per person.
Debra Johnson, Executive Director
715-726-9000
cvca@cvca.net

http://www.weau.com/community/events/303784151.html | 303784151

Bike Maintenance 101

Date(s): 6/9/2015

7pm

The Local Store at Volume One World Headquarters, 205 N. Dewey Street, Eau Claire, WI 54703
Sean of Eau Claire Mobile Bicycle Repair offers quick, friendly, on-the-spot professional service to Eau Clairians on a daily basis. Join him, and Dan from Bike Think, for a basic run-down of bike maintenance, tune-ups, and repairs.
Lindsey
localstore@volumeone.org
715-552-0457

http://www.weau.com/community/events/303783981.html | 303783981

Landscaping 101

Date(s): 6/13/2015

10 a.m.

Down to Earth Garden Center, 6025 Arndt Lane, Eau Claire, WI 54701
Join us at Down to Earth Garden Center in the Greenhouse for a beginner’s class on how to plan, layout, and install your own landscaping designs. If you are wondering where to start, we can help.
Leanne Lefebvre Larson, 715-833-1234, home@dwntoearth.com

http://www.weau.com/community/events/303626281.html | 303626281

Learn These Secrets of Estate Preservation

Date(s): 6/4/2015

2-3:30pm or 7-8:30 pm

Hallie Eagles Club, 2588 Hallie Rd., Chippewa Falls, WI 54729
Learn about 5 ways to avoid probate, How living trusts work, Types of wills and trusts, Ways to avoid being taxed on Social Security, Ways to reduce or eliminate estate and inheritance taxes, Ways to protect your home and real estate from nursing home attachment, and Determine whether you need nursing home insurance.
Complimentary refreshments will be served prior to the presentation. Call (800) 823-1154 by June 3, 2015 to Reserve FREE seats!
.
Chris Hasenberg, (715) 839-1006

http://www.weau.com/community/events/303626101.html | 303626101

Fermentation for Better Health

Date(s): 6/7/2015

1:00-4:30 p.m.

Driftless Folk School, Viroqua Wisconsin
The garden will be bringing you lots of delicious food, but finding healthful and creative ways to preserve this bounty can be a challenge. Fermentation is a wonderful way to not only preserve food, but also add nutritional value and delicious variety to the table. In this course, you will learn how to make your own fermented foods at home such as sauerkraut and brined vegetables, as well as refreshing fermented beverages--just like our ancestors once did. This course will be educational and fun for those brand new to fermentation, or even those who have had lots of practice!
Melody Smith, Registrar 608_632-3348
registrar @driftlessfolkschool.org

http://www.weau.com/community/events/303625881.html | 303625881

Introduction to Wall Plastering

Date(s): 6/7/2015

9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Driftless Folk School, Soldier's Grove Wisconsin
Whether it was the cave, the cathedral, or the farmhouse we humans have been protecting and adorning our walls with plaster. Join us in this workshop for a crash course in the basics of wall plastering. Whether it be plastering a new wall, skim coating an old wall, or even fixing a hole in the drywall, this workshop will cover both traditional and modern plastering materials and methods. Students will be introduced to clay, lime, gypsum, and cement based plasters and learn which ones are appropriate for specific applications. Throughout the workshop students will be mixing and applying plaster to walls and getting the feel of using a Hawk and Trowel. (The materials fee includes a personal hawk and trowel)
limited to 5 participants
Melody Smith, Registrar 608-632-3348
registrar@driftlessfolkschool.org

http://www.weau.com/community/events/303473371.html | 303473371

CLIMB Theater Skills for Grades 5-8: CLIMBing Into Character

Date(s): 6/15/2015, 6/16/2015, 6/17/2015, 6/18/2015, 6/19/2015

1:00 to 3:00 p.m

Heyde Center for the Arts, 3 South High Street , Chippewa Falls, WI 54729

CLIMB Theater Skills for Grades 5-8: CLIMBing Into Character Monday, June 15 – Friday, June 19 from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. Do you have a budding actor or actress at home? Does your child love to perform? Watch them create their own sharing piece with the help of professional CLIMB Actor-Educators.

During this workshop, your child will learn basic acting skills such as projection, articulation, breathing, stage directions, movement, and how to make strong character choices. They’ll play improvisational games and practice basic scene work. They will also learn how to be part of a production and collaborate to make their own unique sharing piece for you and your family to enjoy!

The learning objectives are: 1. To teach students about basic theater skills including: voice, movement, characterization, projection, stage directions, and breathing. 2. To produce a “sharing piece” that will help students understand what goes into a production. 3. To teach students skills for speaking and acting in front of others and give them experience doing so in non-threatening and fun environment.

NO COST for the drama camp, but REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. Contact the Heyde Center for the Arts at cvca@cvca.net or (715)726-9000.
Debra Johnson, Executive Director
715-726-9000
cvca@cvca.net

http://www.weau.com/community/events/303467191.html | 303467191

Adult Watercolor Class - Landscapes

Date(s): 6/24/2015 Date(s): 6/25/2015

10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Beaver Creek Reserve, Citizen Science Center, S1 Cty Road K, Fall Creek, WI 54742
Paint a Northern Wisconsin Landscape with reflections of trees and rocks in water with local watercolor artist, Bonnie Fetzek. Students will learn several transparent watercolor techniques for painting texture and shadow on rocks and reflections in water. No previous watercolor experience necessary. This lesson is for beginning and intermediate watercolor artists. You will have at least one finished painting at the end of the workshop. Examples of the type of painting we will be working on can be seen at French Press Café in Eau Claire. Students will receive a materials list after they sign up for the class.
Please bring your own lunch for this two-day class. Open to adults 18 and older.
Registration and full payment required by June 17.
Friends $85 Nonmembers $95
Sarah Bergstrom, 715-877-2212

http://www.weau.com/community/events/303303091.html | 303303091

Parent and Child Smallmouth Fly Fishing Clinic

Date(s): 6/30/2015

9 a.m. - 12 p.m

Beaver Creek Reserve, Wise Nature Center, S1 Cty Road K, Fall Creek, WI 54742
Enjoy the thrill of catching smallmouth bass on a fly-rod! This introductory mini-camp will provide a parent/child experience that will last a lifetime! Parent/child teams will learn the art of fly casting and fly fishing and what equipment to use. You will work together to tie your very own flies for smallmouth bass, and then practice what you learned on the Eau Claire River in pursuit of bass. The clinic, facilitated by Trout Unlimited volunteers and Beaver Creek staff, will give you hands-on experience, and introduce you to the wonderful world of fly fishing! The program is open to a parent or adult guardian, and child who is 10 years old or older. No prior fly fishing experience is needed. All equipment and supplies are provided. Please wear shoes that can get wet. Note: registration and fee reserves space for 1 child and 1 adult.
Registration and full payment required by June 24.
Friends $10 Nonmembers $15
Sarah Bergstrom, 715-877-2212

http://www.weau.com/community/events/302790031.html | 302790031

Initial Level O-G Teacher Certification

Date(s): 5/15/2015 Date(s): 5/16/2015 Date(s): 5/17/2015 Date(s): 6/12/2015 Date(s): 6/13/2015 Date(s): 6/14/2015

.

616 Graham St, Eau Claire, WI 54702 Registration: 4:30-6:00 PM Distribution: 5:30-7:00 PM
Children’s Dyslexia Center of Upper Wisconsin will be starting new training classes this spring. CDC training classes are accredited by the International Multisensory Structured Language Education Council (IMPSLEC) and the International Dyslexia Association (IDA). Successful completion of the program leads to a certification at the initial teacher level. The CDC training program is offered at no charge as a charity of the Scottish Rite, but space is limited. May 15, 16, 17 and June 12, 13, 14 - classroom lectures and observation. Supervised practicum begins in June and continues through the academic year. Additional monthly classroom lectures also continue through the year.
Tammy Tillotson, 715-598-4986

http://www.weau.com/community/events/302592381.html | 302592381

Initial Level O-G Teacher Certification

Date(s): 6/12/2015 Date(s): 6/13/2015 Date(s): 6/17/2015

.

Children’s Dyslexia Center of Upper Wisconsin, 616 Graham St, Eau Claire, WI Friday, June 12, 6pm-10pm June 13, and 17 9am -pm
Children’s Dyslexia Center of Upper Wisconsin will be starting new training classes this spring. CDC training classes are accredited by the International Multisensory Structured Language Education Council (IMPSLEC) and the International Dyslexia Association (IDA). Successful completion of the program leads to a certification at the initial teacher level. The CDC training program is offered at no charge as a charity of the Scottish Rite, but space is limited.
Tammy Tillotson, 715-598-4986

http://www.weau.com/community/events/302591771.html | 302591771

Initial Level O-G Teacher Certification at the Children’s Dyslexia Center of Upper Wisconsin

Date(s): 6/12/2015 Date(s): 6/13/2015 Date(s): 6/14/2015 Date(s): 5/15/2015 Date(s): 5/16/2015 Date(s): 5/17/2015

.

Eau Claire, WI
Children’s Dyslexia Centers in Eau Claire, Milwaukee, and Madison will all be starting new training classes this spring. CDC training classes are accredited by the International Multisensory Structured Language Education Council (IMPSLEC) and the International Dyslexia Association (IDA). Successful completion of the program leads to a certification at the initial teacher level. The CDC training program is offered at no charge as a charity of the Scottish Rite, but space is limited.
CDCUW at 715-598-4986 or visit their website www.wicdc.org

http://www.weau.com/community/events/301706731.html | 301706731

Adoption Records Search Seminar

Date(s): 5/30/2015

10:30am-noon

Jacobs Well Church, Chippewa Falls
Join us for a free seminar presented by Jacy Allen-Boldebuck LCSW, Adoption Search Specialist from the WI Department of Children and Families Adoption Records Search Program. She will talk about the law, program services and will share some great reunion stories. This event is sponsored by Catholic Charities Post Adoption Resource Center. Please RSVP to arozeboom@cclse.org or call 715-832-6644 x1520
Catholic Charities Post Adoption Resource Center
715-832-6644 x1520 arozeboom@cclse.org

http://www.weau.com/community/events/301574271.html | 301574271

Farmer's Market Basket

Date(s): 5/18/2015

5:30-9:30 p.m.

Beaver Creek Reserve, Wise Nature Center, S1 Cty Road K, Fall Creek, WI 54742
Just in time for summer and visits to the local farmer’s market is this large, practical basket. This basket features sturdy construction and a D handle to support the weight of anything you might want to purchase. Basket has a filled bottom, is 10 inches wide by 17 inches long and is 7 inches deep. You may choose to incorporate color into the basket or weave with natural materials. This is a beginner level basket
Registration and payment required by May 3.
Friends $50 Nonmembers $55
Sarah Bergstrom
715-877-2212

http://www.weau.com/community/events/301573571.html | 301573571

Sharing Responsibilities

Date(s): 5/14/2015 Date(s): 5/21/2015 Date(s): 5/28/2015

6:00pm-8:00pm

River Source Family Center, 403 High Street, Chippewa Falls
This 3 week class is designed to help parents work together as partners (married or not) to raise their children together. This class is free of charge. (No childcare is available)
River Source Family Center, 715-720-1841

http://www.weau.com/community/events/300809651.html | 300809651

Creating a Winning Team: A 3 Part Series on Attracting and Retaining the Right Employees

Date(s): 6/10/2015 Date(s): 6/17/2015 Date(s): 6/24/2015

9:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.

UWEC HSS Building, 239 Water Street, Eau Claire, WI 54703
Session 1: Aligning Your Employees with your Organizations Goals
June 10, 2015
Attend this session and understand why having the right people in the right seat is important to achieving your organization’s goals. In addition, learn how to clearly define what a good team member is for your organization and how this impacts your success.

Session 2: Hiring and Recruiting Team Members
June 17, 2015
This session takes you from the process of deciding to hire all the way through the new hire orientation. Learn about questions to ask during the interview along with creating a score card to help you determine who the right fit is. Once you have selected your new hire, get tips on getting them onboard, from the job offer to the orientation program.

Session 3: Retaining Your Winning Team
June 24, 2015
Now that you have that winning team in place, this session will give you tips on creating a culture that will keep them from looking elsewhere. Understand the key components of retention and how to evaluate your organizations ability to keep employees.

For more information, visit our website at http://www.uwec.edu/CE/programs/hiring-good-employees.htm
Brett Schroedel
715.836.4914

http://www.weau.com/community/events/300683741.html | 300683741

Trampoline Bounce Class

Date(s): 4/22/2015

.

Tiny Tots Children's Playhouse, 320 S. Wisconsin Street, Fall Creek, WI 54742 April 14, 4:00 PM April 22, 4:00 PM
Come join Sally is a fun energetic bounce class, designed for all ages. Set to fun children's dance music in our new Bounce & Sensory Room. Children will have a blast bouncing and watching themselves on TV. Only eight trampolines in each class schedule. If more than eight children register, another class will be created after the first. Let's everyone join in the fun!!!
Sally Ellison
sally@tinytotsplayhouse.org
715-267-6823

http://www.weau.com/community/events/299076871.html | 299076871

Potty Training 101

Date(s): 6/10/2015

10:00-11:00am

Family Resource Center, Oakwood Mall, Sears Wing
Come and learn toilet training basics and discuss those challenging behaviors as our toddlers are becoming more independent.
Register online at www.frcec.org or call 715-833-1735.
Family Resource Center
715-833-1735

http://www.weau.com/community/events/299074991.html | 299074991

Feeding Your Family on a Budget

Date(s): 6/5/2015

10:00-11:30am

Family Resource Center, Oakwood Malls, Sears Wing
Do you think healthy foods are too expensive for your family? Come to learn about ways to feed your family healthy foods, and stick to your budget! We will share tips and tools for smart shopping, meal planning, and reading food labels. Register online at www.frcec.org or call 715-833-1735.
Family Resource Center
715-833-1735

http://www.weau.com/community/events/296599271.html | 296599271

Laughter Yoga - 4 Sessions

Date(s): 3/19/2015 Date(s): 4/16/2015 Date(s): 5/21/2015 Date(s): 6/18/2015

.

Big Dot of Happiness 412 Technology Drive E. Menomonie, WI Thu. Mar. 19 5:15-6pm Thu. Apr. 16 5:15-6pm Thu. May. 21 5:15-6pm Thu. Jun. 18 5:15-6pm
Laughter yoga is positive energy that will boost your immune system and help heal a variety of illnesses. No prior yoga experience necessary. Laughter yoga instructor, Jodi Ritsch, M.D., is a certified coach and also board certified in Family Medicine and Integrative Holistic Medicine. She will show you how laughter yoga can improve your overall quality of life. Come in and see how to brighten your day with laughter yoga.

Bring your own yoga mat or towel for relaxation afterward. This is an upstairs space without elevator access. If you have concerns, please call ahead.

Cost: $40 for all 4 sessions
$15 for a single session

Please register in advance.
Lindsey Mattson
funevents@bigdotofhappiness.com
(800) 274-4282

http://www.weau.com/community/events/292094411.html | 292094411

Growing Beyond Your Business feat. Priya Bettadapur, Streetsense / Vibrant Streets

Date(s): 2/25/2015

7:30 - 8:30 am

The Volume One Gallery Located inside the Local Store at the Volume One World Headquarters, 205 N. Dewey St. Eau Claire, 54703
Your stores, shops, and restaurants have stories to tell, but what's the best way to tell them? Communication is key, and everything from internal & external storefront improvements, streetscape design, and making your street and business memorable is important. Learn how to make small, incremental changes to boost presence and visibility in the community, engage with each other to form a cohesive Eau Claire vision, and share it with the world. No registration required.

Cost: FREE
Time(s)

Wed. Feb. 25 7:30-8:30am
The Local Store, 715.552.0457, 205 N. Dewey St. Eau Claire, WI 54703

http://www.weau.com/community/events/287032601.html | 287032601

Paint-a-Palooza (Charcoal Drawing)

Date(s): 1/21/2015

6:30-8:30 pm

Heyde Center for the Arts, 3 South High Street, Chippewa Falls, WI 54729
Charcoal Drawing with artist DeVona Brodt
Wednesday, January 21 from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
DeVona Brodt will lead a beginner class on drawing with charcoal. Charcoal has a unique look and texture when applied to paper and is perfect for the beginning artist to perfect her technique. Charcoal is a favorite artist medium for many people due to its versatile nature. Come give charcoal drawing a chance and leave the class with your own creation. DeVona Brodt a retired art teacher who is continuing her passion of teaching at her in home studio , Revelations Studio LLC near Cadott. All materials are provided. Cost $30 per person (paid in advance)
Debra Johnson, Executive Director
cvca@cvca.net
715-726-9000

http://www.weau.com/community/events/285983741.html | 285983741

Childhood ADHD: Evidence-Based Practice and Practical Solutions

Date(s): 1/23/2015

8:30 am to 4 pm

Clarion Hotel Campus Area, Eau Claire WI
Describe the symptoms, diagnostic criteria and associated problems of ADHD.
Summarize the literature of conceptualization of ADHD including etiological formulations, developmental progression, gender differences and cultural considerations.
Identify four misconceptions about what causes ADHD.
Describe how negative reinforcement might contribute to inattention.
Implement best practices regarding ADHD assessment and conduct structured behavioral observations.
Effectively discuss ADHD with families and help parents cope with their child's ADHD diagnosis.
Implement evidence-based interventions that target problem solving, social and self-management skills.
http://www.uwec.edu/CE/programs/childhood-adhd.htm
Check the web for more info and prices.
Karen Konz, 836-5637, konzkl@uwec.edu

http://www.weau.com/community/events/245402671.html | 245402671

Co-Parenting: Little Children, Big Challenges

Date(s): 3/4/2014

6:00-7:30pm

Family Resource Center, Oakwood Malls, Sears Wing
Whether you’re divorced, separated or are looking for guidance in co-parenting, “Co-Parenting: Little Children, Big Challenges” is the place for you. While you learn about seeing through your child’s eyes and practical solutions for co-parenting—your child will be engaging in fun activities, learning about regulating emotions and ‘two-hug days’. Register online at www.frcec.org or call 715-833-1735.
Family Resource Center
715-833-1735

http://www.weau.com/community/events/235212671.html | 235212671

Yoga Tree Fundraiser

Date(s): 12/14/2013

10 A.M. & 4 P.M.

3701 Highway 12, Eau Claire, WI
Have some fun by doing yoga this weekend! Signup to join any of the two classes being offered. The proceeds will benefit the Community Table in Eau Claire, which supplies meals to those less fortunate.

http://www.weau.com/community/events/124650074.html | 124650074

Using QuickBooks in Your Business

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

418 Wisconsin Street, Eau Claire, WI.
The Western Dairyland Business Center and Evlyn Carlile of Simple Office Solutions are presenting the hands-on training series Using QuickBooks in Your Business. Classes will be held from 6-9 p.m. on July 12 & 19 at the Western Dairyland Community Action Agency, 418 Wisconsin St., Eau Claire.

In Session 1 (July 12) attendees will learn the basics, create a company file, and learn how to process and pay bills. Session 2 (July 19) will cover transactions with vendors and customers, including invoices and receiving payments.

During the classes, attendees will set up a personalized company file which they will be able to import to their own business computer system. Classes will use Premier QuickBooks 2011.

Laptops will be provided for use during the classes, therefore space is limited to 20 participants. Payment and registration are required by July 8. Tuition is $99 for the series and scholarships are available for income-eligible individuals. No experience with QuickBooks is necessary, but attendees should have basic computer skills.

There are three easy ways to register and pay: online at www.SuccessfulBusiness.org, by phone at 836-7511 ext. 171, or in person at the Western Dairyland office at 418 Wisconsin Street, Eau Claire.
Karman Briggs
715-836-7511

http://www.weau.com/community/events/122022744.html | 122022744

Weight Management

5:30 pm

Luther Midelfort Clinic, 733 W. Clairemont Ave
Free orientation meetings are held weekly on alternating Mondays and Tuesdays at 5:30 p.m. at Luther Midelfort’s clinic on 733 W. Clairemont Ave. This month’s meetings will be held June 6, 14, 20 and 28. Call 715-838-6731 to register.
715-838-6731

Go Back