** Most events are canceled due to the COVID-19/coronavirus pandemic. Call ahead to verify if any scheduled events/meetings are still happening due to the statewide restrictions.

Feb
3
Mon
SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP Online Certification Prep
Feb 3 – Apr 24 all-day

The HR profession is no longer just about what you know – but how you do your job. By becoming SHRM certified, you prove your knowledge, competency and value to colleagues and to employers looking for a competitive edge in today's global economy. Wherever your career takes you, your SHRM certification will define you as an HR expert and leader.

Ensure you're prepared with our online course designed for SHRM credential candidates. Expand and test your knowledge and practical, real-life competencies in areas critical for HR career success.

This intensive twelve-week online program combines expert instruction with the 2020 SHRM Learning System®.

Fee: $1,299

Apr
3
Fri
Spring Fling 2020 @ Downtown Mainstreet
Apr 3 @ 4:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Spring Fling 2020 @ Downtown Mainstreet

SPRING OPEN HOUSE
Friday, April 3rd 4 – 8 pm
Our charming shops invite you to kick off the season with open houses to discover new spring fashions, products, and fun!

SPRING FLING WEEKEND
Celebrate springtime in the city. Enjoy great restaurants, food, beverages, art, music and more throughout downtown!

Fish Fry @ St. Paul's Catholic Church
Apr 3 @ 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Tickets
Adults $12.00
Children 11 years & under $6.00

Serving 5:00pm to 7:00pm

Menu: baked or fried cod, baked or American fried potatoes, coleslaw, rolls, dessert, beverage

 

HAPPY HOUR STAGE LIVE WITH MATT MAHLUM @ Pearl Street Brewery
Apr 3 @ 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
HAPPY HOUR STAGE LIVE WITH MATT MAHLUM @ Pearl Street Brewery

Enjoy Live Local Licks Every Friday Night in our Tasting Room!

Pearl Street Brewery supports local musicians by featuring them on our Friday Happy Hour Stage from 6-9pm.

Apr
4
Sat
FORGIVEN: Finding Freedom and Extravagant Joy @ Harvestime Church
Apr 4 all-day
FORGIVEN: Finding Freedom and Extravagant Joy @ Harvestime Church

Would you like to enjoy amazing relationships with your spouse, family members, co-workers and friends? You are invited to join us at FORGIVEN:

This one-day event is designed to intentionally take our relationships to the next level! You will discover how FORGIVENESS plays a key role in recovering or enhancing our most important relationships AND leads to greater personal freedom and extravagant joy!
Join the Incredible Life Makeover team for worship with the Stephen Witt band, Biblical life-transforming messages, activities, and spa surprises as we discover the power of FORGIVEN!

Sponsored by: Julie Court and the Incredible Life Makeover Team
Cost: $35 if registered by 3/31. $40 at the door.
Age: Females and males over 13

Red Cross Blood Drive @ Wilton Community Center
Apr 4 all-day

Blood Drive, whole units and power red units collected. Appointments appreciated, but not necessary. Walk-ins welcome!

Spring Book Sale @ Bekkum Memorial Library
Apr 4 @ 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Spring Book Sale @ Bekkum Memorial Library

Friends of Bekkum Spring Book Sale
Friends of Bekkum shop early at 8:00 am, you can become a Friend at the door.

Luna Story Slam @ Pearl Street Brewery
Apr 4 @ 7:00 PM
Luna Story Slam @ Pearl Street Brewery

Join us for the first 2020 Luna Story Slam. Put your name in the hat for a chance to tell a 5 minute story on the theme ‘the Moral of the Story’. Or just come to listen! If you like the Moth, you will love the Luna. Or, if you’ve never been to a story slam, this is a great one to begin your slam journey. Admission: $7 if you put your name in the hat; $10 for listeners

Apr
6
Mon
La Crosse Area Retired Educators Meeting @ Piggy’s Restaurant
Apr 6 @ 11:30 AM

LA CROSSE AREA RETIRED EDUCATORS’ ASSOCIATION / WISCONSIN RETIRED EDUCATORS’ ASSOCIATION
Lunch and Meeting Announcement

The La Crosse Area Retired Educators will meet for lunch at Piggy’s Restaurant (501 Front Street, La Crosse) on Monday, April 6, 2020 beginning at 11:30 a.m. Everyone who has worked in/retired from Wisconsin public schools is invited. After lunch and before our meeting, Denise Christy and Rebecca Mormann Krieger will be speaking about Black History in La Crosse. The cost of the meal is $13.00. Reservations can be made through Mary Nugent at mnugent492@gmail.com . The next LAREA meeting will be on May 4, 2020.

Apr
9
Thu
Wisconsin Health Education Network (WHEN) Annual Meeting
Apr 9 @ 9:00 AM – 3:15 PM

This annual meeting is for those who are interested in community health, counseling, human services, and personal/professional development.

$109 Early registration fee by February 14; $139 Regular registration fee; $85 Student (full-time) Fee; $85 Senior Rate (65 yrs+) Fee. Fee includes breaks, luncheon, and resource materials.

For more information or to register, please visit our website.

Meditation for Emotional Health
Apr 9 @ 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM

Facilitator: Sarah Hennessey, FSPA

Investment: Freewill offering

No registration required.

This group is open to anyone experiencing anxiety or depression and offers meditation as a coping skill. Gatherings are on the first Thursday of the month, and you are welcome to attend any or all session as your schedule permits. Practicing coping skills such as meditation can change the way we interact with the world and with ourselves. Each evening will include a meditative practice followed by a brief discussion. 

This program is sponsored by the Charles F. Mathy Fund of the La Crosse Community Foundation.

Apr
10
Fri
JUSTICE AND PEACE STATIONS OF THE CROSS @ Franciscan Spirituality Center
Apr 10 @ 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
JUSTICE AND PEACE STATIONS OF THE CROSS @ Franciscan Spirituality Center

Investment: Free and open to the public
No registration necessary. Meet at the front entrance to the Franciscan Spirituality Center.

An annual tradition, this form of the Way of the Cross is a silent prayer walk from the heart of La Crosse to the Mississippi River. Along the way, we stop to pray and sing at places that represent suffering in our community and world today. The two-mile walk recalls the journey of Jesus as he carried his cross to Calvary. Adults, students and families are all welcome to experience this special Good Friday event.
Please dress according to the weather. Please also note that participants will have to walk back to the stations’ starting point or arrange for a ride back from Riverside Park.

HAPPY HOUR STAGE LIVE WITH DEEP TRACK @ Pearl Street Brewery
Apr 10 @ 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
HAPPY HOUR STAGE LIVE WITH DEEP TRACK @ Pearl Street Brewery

Enjoy Live Local Licks Every Friday Night in our Tasting Room!

Pearl Street Brewery supports local musicians by featuring them on our Friday Happy Hour Stage from 6-9pm.

Apr
11
Sat
Clearwater Farm Easter Egg Hunt @ Shari Collas
Apr 11 @ 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM

Easter Egg Hunt: Saturday, April 11, 9:30-11:30
Come early, visit the farm animals and watch the sheep shearing. Egg Hunt starts promptly at 10:45 for Ages 0-3, 4-6, 7-10
Weather Permitting-Watch our website for cancellations.

Free Easter Community Dinner @ Hope Gospel Mission Renewal Center for Men
Apr 11 @ 11:30 AM – 1:30 PM
Free Easter Community Dinner @ Hope Gospel Mission Renewal Center for Men

Free Easter Community Dinner. All are welcome! Free shuttle service from Phoenix Park every 30 minutes beginning at 11:00am