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Chippewa Valley Book Festival: Non-Fiction Writing Workshop w/ BJ Hollars

The Volume One Gallery Located inside the Local Store at the Volume One World Headquarters, 205 N. Dewey St. Eau Claire, 54703
lecture and discussion on various techniques of the nonfiction form.

Register online at www.cvbookfest.org/writ-wrkshps/ or via the Eau Claire Regional Arts Center by phone, web, or in person at 316 Eau Claire St., EC.

Cost: $10 registration fee

The Local Store Staff, 715-552-0457, info@volumeone.org


Chippewa Valley Book Festival: Fiction Writing Workshop w/ Karen Loeb

The Volume One Gallery Located inside the Local Store at the Volume One World Headquarters, 205 N. Dewey St. Eau Claire, 54703
A 90-minute fiction workshop. While Karen Loeb might make a few comments about writing, the emphasis will be on creating stories from words and images. Come ready to participate aloud and to write in a notebook.

Register online at www.cvbookfest.org/writ-wrkshps/ or via the Eau Claire Regional Arts Center by phone, web, or in person at 316 Eau Claire St., EC.

Cost: $10 registration fee

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