Selected Community Events

Save Email Print Bookmark and Share

Savvy City Cycling: A Bicycle-Commuting Workshop

The Local Store at Volume One World Headquarters, 205 N. Dewey Street, Eau Claire, WI 54703
Savvy City Cycling is a bicycle commuting workshop - for beginners. Whether you've been riding for a while and want to commute to work or school, or just starting out and need to learn the basics, this workshop is for you. We'll cover safety, rules of the road, new city infrastructure projects, and share tips and tricks for making your bike part of your daily life.

Lindsey
localstore@volumeone.org
715-552-0457



Landscaping 101

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


Perennials: Attracting Birds and Butterflies Workshop

Down to Earth Garden Center, 6025 Arndt Lane, Eau Claire, WI 54701
This FREE class is designed for anyone looking to learn about perennials and attracting some birds and butterflies, too. Some plants are attractive for their flowers and/or food, while others provide shelter for the birds and butterflies. We will start with the basics of using perennials in your landscaping as well as in your containers, then work from there. There is no registration necessary for this class.

Leanne Lefebvre Larson, 715-833-1234


CLIMB Theater Skills for Grades 1-4: CLIMBing Into Imagination

Heyde Center for the Arts, 3 South High Street , Chippewa Falls, WI 54729
CLIMB Theater Skills for Grades 1-4: CLIMBing Into Imagination Monday, June 15 – Friday, June 19 from 3:15 – 5:15 p.m. Does your child have an endless imagination? Well then sign him or her up for CLIMB's Theater Skills workshop.
During this session, your child puts their imagination to work by learning the basics of voice, movement, and characterization through games and theatre exercises. CLIMB's professional Actor-Educators create a fun, non-threating environment perfect for any child to explore their own creativity. At the end of the workshop you are invited to see the results during a unique sharing piece created by the class with the help of the CLIMB Actor-Educators.

The learning objectives are: 1. To teach students about basic theatre 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



CLA Estate Planning Workshop

The Orchard, 571 U.S. 63, Baldwin, WI 54002
FREE workshop providing valuable information for seniors on securing one's estate and retirement planning.

Guests will receive a workbook and information regarding:

- The pros and cons of wills and trusts;
- How to avoid probate;
- Long-term health care concerns;
- Tax reduction planning.

Seating is limited. Please RSVP by calling 1-866-252-8721 9am-5pm CST.

CLA Estate Services is a firm devoted to assisting area residents in protecting their assets and ensuring their money lasts.


Lisha MacPherson, (866) 252-8721, lmacpherson@wsimail.com


CLA Estate Planning Workshop

Best Western Plus Trail Lodge, 3340 Mondovi Rd., Eau Claire, WI 54701
FREE workshop providing valuable information for seniors on securing one's estate and retirement planning.

Guests will receive a workbook and information regarding:

- The pros and cons of wills and trusts;
- How to avoid probate;
- Long-term health care concerns;
- Tax reduction planning.

Seating is limited. Please RSVP by calling 1-866-252-8721 9am-5pm CST.

CLA Estate Services is a firm devoted to assisting area residents in protecting their assets and ensuring their money lasts.


CLA Estate Services (866) 252-8721
workshop@wsimail.com



CLA Estate Planning Workshop

Turtleback Golf & Conference Center, 1985 18 ½ St., Rice Lake, WI 54868
FREE workshop providing valuable information for seniors on securing one's estate and retirement planning.

Guests will receive a workbook and information regarding:

- The pros and cons of wills and trusts;
- How to avoid probate;
- Long-term health care concerns;
- Tax reduction planning.

Seating is limited. Please RSVP by calling 1-866-252-8721 9am-5pm CST.

CLA Estate Services is a firm devoted to assisting area residents in protecting their assets and ensuring their money lasts.


CLA Estate Services (866) 252-8721
workshop@wsimail.com



Raising a Thinking Child Series

Family Resource Center, Oakwood Malls Sears Wing Mondays: April 27, May 4, May 11, May 18, June 1, June 8, June 15, June 22
Are you a parent of a 4-7 year old and are interested in improving your child’s problem-solving skills and your parent-child communication? If so, join us for this 8 week workshop designed to decrease both impulsive and inhibited behaviors in young children.
*This 8 week class has a $25.00 fee, which includes materials and participant workbook. Register online at www.frcec.org or call 715-833-1735.


Family Resource Center
715-833-1735



Freebee the Grebe Children's Book Storytelling & Art Workshop

The Volume One Gallery Located inside the Local Store at the Volume One World Headquarters, 205 N. Dewey St. Eau Claire, 54703
Cloudia CloudMaker will be arriving in her Cloud Chariot to tell the children's story, written by Karen Wise, about Freebee the Grebe. In this book, Freebee sets off on an adventure to find out how storms are made and meets some unusual characters along the way. Following the story telling, participants will be able to make their own painting on Yupo Paper.

The local store staff, 715.552.0457


Make Your Own Snowshoes

Beaver Creek Reserve, Wise Nature Center, S1 County Road K, Fall Creek, WI 54742
Snowshoeing has become a popular winter activity. Make your own snowshoes in this two-day workshop. Choose from three styles of snowshoes: Green Mountain bear paw (10” x 36”), Alaskan trail shoe (10” x 56”) or the great, all-purpose Ojibwa style (11” x 54”). All shoes are laced with tubular nylon, which is comfortable to work with, and have great strength when varnished. Bring to class: PATIENCE, bag lunch, tape measure, pencil, scissors and matches or lighter.
Registration and full payment required by December 15.
Friends $160 Nonmembers $170


Sarah Bergstrom, 715-877-2212


Free Technology Workshop at Verizon Wireless in Eau Claire

Aug 17, 2011 7:30 – 8:30 p.m.

Verizon Wireless Store in Eau Claire, located at 3755 Oakwood Mall Drive
Verizon Wireless is offering a free technology workshop at the company’s Eau Claire store, located at 3755 Oakwood Mall Drive, on Wednesday, Aug. 17, from 7:30 – 8:30 p.m. Reservations are required by registering online at www.verizonwireless.com/workshops. Seating is limited.

The workshop is geared toward helping customers get the most out of their advanced wireless devices by learning about new features and technologies, such as 4G LTE, explore useful data apps and offer an open forum to address questions.

Additionally, Verizon Wireless offers customers a free online learning center, making it easier and faster for customers to get the most out of their devices and services by learning the functions and features—on their own schedule. Log in for online tutorials anytime by visiting www.verizonwireless.com/learning.


Ashley Christophersen