Feb 7 (Sat), 4:00pm to 7:00pm
Candlelight Dinner Fundraiser - Enjoy a candleight dinner with old-style Italian background music featuring Olive Garden style salad and Bohemian Oven bread. Take out is available. Tickets are available at the church or can be purchased at the door. Proceeds to benefit the First Presbyterian Church 2015 Youth Mission Trip Fund and the churches outreach fund.
Location: 2112 Rudolph Rd., Eau Claire
For info & tickets: (715) 832-1011
Feb 13 (Fri), 5:00pm to 9:30pm
Free Dinner & Movie - Bring your whole family to this event. The movie The Song is based on the Song of Solomon. Suggested age 16 and up, but child care will be provided. Serving for the Spaghetti dinner starts at 5pm. The movie at 7pm with plenty of free hot popcorn, cold drinks and warm friendly people. All FREE!
Location: Fairchild Church of Hope, 200 W. Main St., Fairchild
For info: (715) 533-5650
Feb 21 (Sat), 11:00am to 4:00pm
6th Annual Fiber Arts Festival - This family-friendly event is open to all ages and celebrates the work of area fiber artists and enthusiasts. Visitors can watch more than 30 local fiber artists demonstrate their skills in many mediums, including weaving, rug hooking and braiding, spinning, quilting, knitting, tatting and more. Visitors are welcome to bring along their own projects, either in progress or completed, to particiapate in an idea exchange with others. Children and grown-ups are invited to try out a varitety of hands-on learning experiences. New in 2015 - Enjoy the debut of the Always Beading exhibit featuring both traditional and contemporary Ojibwe and Ho-Chunk art.. Not only view, but join in the fun of the event.
Location: Chippewa Valley Museum, Carson Park, Eau Claire
For info: (715) 834-7871
Admission: $5 - Adults; $2 - ages 5-17; 4 & under free. Free to Chippewa Valley Museum members.
Mar 3 (Tue), 6:00pm to 7:30pm
Fraktur Class - There's an art medium called Fraktur that is asssociated with Rug Hooking. The teaching of this art will be taught in a series of classes at the Chippewa Valley Museum. Fraktur refers to hand-drawn fonts and designs that were common in rug hooking in Colonial America. Those who attend will be taught how to perform this art medium. The classes will be held each Tuesday evening from March 3rd through 31.
Location: Chippewa Valley Museum, Carson Park, Eau Claire
For info & registration: (715) 834-7871
Advance registration is required, as space is limited to 15 people. Students are asked to bring their own hook, frame and scissors, if they have them. Otherwise these items will be provided by the instructor.
Cost: $40 - CVM members, or $45 for non-members.
Mar 9 (Mon), 6:30pm to 9:30pm (each Mon evening for the next 7 weeks)
APPLE Volunteer Training - If you have a personal relationship with Jesus Christ, are a compassionate advocate for life, love people and enjoy listening to others, and have a desire to touch lives, God can use you and we would love to have you serve Him with us in pregnancy care ministry. By particpating in the training, you will be equipped to meet with our clients in the office. Training begins March 9th from 6:30pm - 9:30pm and will continue each Monday evening for the next seven weeks. Training will be held at the APPLE office.
Location: APPLE, 2600 Stein Blvd., Eau Claire
For info & to sign up: (715) 834-5254
Jun 6 (Sat), 11:00am to 3:00pm
Chippwa Valley Motorcycle Show & Blessing - This is an event to "love" on our community.. As well as, provide a fun and safe place for fellow cycle lovers. Everyone in the family is welcome. There will be a speaker, multiple vendors, including the local cycle shops. There will be merchandise on display. Also, come see the Midwest Mayhem show, inflatables, coloring contst, kiddy tattoo shop, caricature, hair beading/braiding, & etc. all for free.
Info: (715) 579-3113
Cycle show registration - $10.00
Iron Disciples - The Iron Disciples Christian Motorcyclists Assn., Eau Claire Chapter meet on the second Sunday of each month of April through October. The meetings are held beginning at 4:30pm at the Culver's Restaurant, 2753 Commercial Blvd., Chippewa Falls, across from Wal Mart in Lake Hallie. Join us for burgers and ice cream for fellowship, share ride stories, evangelism experiences and talk bikes. Meeting locations, ride and event schedules are posted on the Iron Disciples website (cmancr3.org). Everyone is welcome.
Leading With Power - Leading With Power, Chippewa Falls meet on the second Thursday of each month at 11:45am to 1:00m.. A men's leadership lunch open to all men. Lunch and door prizes followed by an inspirational speaker on topics realted to leadership.
Location: Eagle's Club, Hwy 53 Bus, Hallie (across Hwy. 53 Bus from Farm & Fleet)
For more info & RSVP: go to leadingwithpower.org
Cost: Free lunch
Website: leadingwithpower.org < speakers list
Thursday's (weekly), 12noon
Mondovi Area Prayer Meeting - If you live in the Mondovi area and would like to pray for your community and the entire Chippewa Valley, then join other Christians each Thursday at noon in the basement of the Mondovi City Hall to pray. Join other Christians and pray for our schools, families, singles, our churches, businesses, government and more.
Location: Mondovi City Hall, 156 S. Franklin St., Mondov (basement of City Hall)
Info: 287-4435, Margie Meis
Sammy's Groups In The Area - Mom's do you need a "soft" place to land every week? A mother's life can be tough! In the midst of a mom's busy week, with all of her errands, cleaning, child raising, and home management. Be a part of this mother's group - where you can "refuel." Develop genuine friendships, Bible studies and where you can be yourself. Whether you're a first time mother, expectant mom, or a grandmother - as well as any place in between, your welcome.
Locations & contact info:
- Harvestime Church, 3231 S. Hastings Way, Eau Claire, Cathy Jensen, "cathy firstname.lastname@example.org"
- Faith Evangelical Free Church, 705 N. Madison Ave., Stanley, Emily Eichstadt, "email@example.com"
- United Methodist Church, 2703 Bongey Dr., Menomonie, Kris Redman, "firstname.lastname@example.org"
Web site: "strengthamongmomsministry.com"
Hope Gospel Mission
Hope Gospel Mission, in Eau Claire, has a favor to ask of you if you're a small business owner. Would you help Hope Gospel Mission help others by considering helping a Hope resident who has successfully completed a one year employment readiness course? If you would like to be notified when applicants are available or are interested in helping to give someone a second chance, call Hope Gospel Mission.
Info: 839-9498, Ext. 108
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