Play & Learn
River Source Family Center, 403 High Street, Chippewa Falls
Need to get out of the house and experience something new? Spend some time with your child at River Source Family Center during our Play & Learn sessions! This fun and playful setting encourages learning through free paly, interactive activities, and story time.
River Source Family Center, 715-720-1841
Planetarium Show: Cultural Constellations
L.E. Phillips Planetarium, UW-Eau Claire, 101 Roosevelt Ave., Eau Claire, WI
UW-Eau Claire's L.E. Phillips Planetarium announces a special program offerings for the month of November.
The planetarium an opportunity to learn more about space, the solar system and the stars in the night sky. During the show, a planetarium presenter will discuss the night sky and help you learn to identify constellations. Following are the shows scheduled for November:
"Cultural constellations," Tuesdays at 7 p.m.: A discussion of some of the myths associated with constellations. Different cultures often view star patterns in similar ways, but with varying stories. Americans are most familiar with the Greek mythology associated with constellations. This program will feature views from other cultures including stories from Japan and Native American tribes. \
"Cricket and Friends see a Comet," Saturdays at 11a.m. (no show on Thanksgiving weekend): Audience members will learn about comets, stars and planets in the night sky in a timely presentation that coincides with Comet ISON's visit to our solar system. Comet ISON is expected to be the brightest at the end of the year when it is positioned in the evening sky. Currently, Comet ISON is in the morning sky near Mars and can only be seen with a powerful telescope.
Public shows at the planetarium begin at 7 p.m. on Tuesdays for adults and children 12 and older. Shows for children ages four through 12 are presented at 11 a.m. on Saturdays and last 45-60 minutes. Group shows and school field trips can be arranged.
Admission to the presentations is $2 at the door. Visitors are encouraged to arrive ten minutes before the event begins. The L.E. Phillips Planetarium is located in Phillips Science Hall on the UW-Eau Claire campus. Free parking is available during weekends and evenings.
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Joint PREP (Patient Resource & Education Program)
Orthopedic Center conference room at Mayo Clinic Health System in Eau Claire, 1400 Bellinger St
This two-hour program will discuss the benefits and risks of joint replacement as well as any special needs and concerns. Presenters include orthopedic surgeons, nurses, occupational and physical therapists, and social services case managers. Hip replacement will be discussed Tuesdays, Nov. 5 and 19. Knee replacement will be discussed Thursday, Nov. 14. Shoulder replacement will be discussed Wednesday, Nov. 20. Hip and knee classes are held from 1 to 3 p.m., and shoulder classes are held from 11:30 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. in the Orthopedic Center conference room at Mayo Clinic Health System in Eau Claire, 1400 Bellinger St. This is a free service. Registration is required. Call the Orthopedic Center at 715-838-6161 to register or for more information.
Call the Orthopedic Center at 715-838-6161 to register or for more information.
Sharing the Cancer Journey Support Group
4 to 5:30 p.m.
Meditation Room of the Cancer Center located on the first floor of the Luther Building at Mayo Clinic Health System in Eau Claire, 1221 Whipple St.
This support group is for cancer patients, survivors, caregivers and family members who may be struggling with the challenges of cancer and are feeling afraid, overwhelmed or alone. It offers participants the opportunity to exchange ideas, feelings, information and encouragement in a safe and support setting, and is facilitated by trained professionals. The group meets from 4 to 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 19, in the Meditation Room of the Cancer Center located on the first floor of the Luther Building at Mayo Clinic Health System in Eau Claire, 1221 Whipple St.. This is a free service. Call the Oncology Department at 715-464-8140 for more information.
Call the Oncology Department at 715-464-8140 for more information.
Mild Brain Injury Support Group
5:30 to 6:30 p.m
lower level Deli at Mayo Clinic Health System in Eau Claire, 1400 Bellinger St.
This support group is designed for people with mild traumatic brain injuries from accidents, falls, tumors, etc., and their family and friends. The group provides individuals the opportunity to obtain information on brain injury symptoms, listen to guest speakers and talk with other persons with brain injuries and health care professionals. The group also promotes brain injury prevention and community awareness. The meeting is from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 19, in the lower level Deli at Mayo Clinic Health System in Eau Claire, 1400 Bellinger St. This is a free service. Call 715-838-1725 for information.
Call 715-838-1725 for information.
6 to 7:30 p.m.
the lower level Gold Conference Center at Mayo Clinic Health System in Eau Claire, 1221 Whipple St.
This one-session class is designed for women in their seventh, eighth or ninth months of pregnancy who are either considering breast-feeding or who have decided to breast-feed. The 90-minute class covers the anatomy and physiology of the breast along with various breast-feeding techniques, including information about working and breast-feeding. Partners are strongly encouraged to attend. Please bring either a doll or stuffed animal to the class to be used to simulate baby as you practice breast-feeding positions. The class meets from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 19, in the lower level Gold Conference Center at Mayo Clinic Health System in Eau Claire, 1221 Whipple St. The cost is $10. Please register at least two weeks prior to the class as space is limited. Visit mayoclinichealthsystem.org/locations/eau-claire/classes-and-events or call the Wellness Clinic at 715-838-6767 to register or for more information.
Visit mayoclinichealthsystem.org/locations/eau-claire/classes-and-events or call the Wellness Clinic at 715-838-6767 to register or for more information.
McDonell Blood Drive
9:00 - 2:00 pm
McDonell High School, 1316 Bel Air Blvd, Chippewa Falls
Save a life by donating blood. McDonell Student Council have invited the American Red Cross and you to McDonell High School for their annual blood drive. Call 715.723.9126 to reserve a time between 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. on November 19th.
Cathy Greenseth, 715.723.0538, firstname.lastname@example.org
Rice Lake Public Library Rice Lake, WI
This month's movie features Sandra Bullock and Melissa McCarthy.
Rice Lake Public Library 715-234-4861 x 18
A Girl Like Her, a film by Ann Fessler
6:00 – 8:00 PM
L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library – Eau Claire Room, Eau Claire, WI
Touched by Adoption will present A Girl Like Her, a film by Ann Fessler. This film reveals the hidden history of over a million young women who became pregnant in the 1950s and 60s when “nice girls” didn’t get pregnant. Expelled to maternity homes or distant relatives, they were told to keep their secret and forget it ever happened. But did they?
Touched by Adoption is a peer support/discussion group for all members of the adoption triad: adoptees, adoptive parents, and birth parents.
Betty Qualheim, 715-835-2657
The Ideal Body: How to Achieve Yours!
Clarion Hotel, 2703 Craig Road, Eau Claire, WI 54701
Tighten, tone and reduce body fat with inside secrets and breakthrough treatments from plastic surgeon, Dr. Joseph Rucker.
Bring a friend and join Dr. Joseph Rucker and the Rucker MD + Enza Medispa team as we share all of the latest innovative options on attaining the body you’ve always wanted.
Plus, learn about all the latest non-surgical procedures to help transform your face and body with no downtime. It will be a fun and informative evening with live demonstrations, refreshments and prizes.
LIVE demonstration of our newest breakthrough treatment for skin tightening, cellulite reduction, and body fat reduction: REACTION by Viora!
Lori Heck, elite personal trainer and owner of ASPIRE Personal Training!
Special event pricing on the lifestyle skincare line, Enza Essentials by Rucker MD!
Refreshments and prizes!
Kiana Tom, email@example.com, 715-833-2116
Operation Christmas Child Drive at Health4Life
2204 N Hillcrest Parkway Suite 1, Altoona, WI
Tuesday November 19th 7:30 am-6:00 pm
Wednesday November 20th 7:30 am-6:00 pm
On Tuesday, November 19th Health4Life is offering FREE adjustments for existing patients with a donation to Operation Christmas Child. There will be fun, food and prizes!
On Wednesday, November 20th Health4Life is offering FREE new patient consultations with a donation to Operation Christmas Child. Visit our website for more details: www.health4lifellc.com.
**Note: Due to federal and state insurance laws, we cannot offer free exams or x-rays to new Medicare patients. However, you are still welcome to stop by and join in on the fun!!!