For grownups who care about kids
Parents, child care providers, grandparents, educators and other caregivers.

All events

We offer a variety of programs, classes, workshops and events for parents and providers alike.

For information about these events call 608-784-8125, or visit the parent events page or provider events page.

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Muscles in Motion, La Crosse 10:00 am
Muscles in Motion, La Crosse @ South Branch Library Park
Jun 1 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Muscles in Motion is a shared time for parents, grandparents, or caregivers to participate with their toddler or preschooler in open-ended physical activities on Thursday mornings. Running, tumbling, playing ball, and a simple guided activity[...]
Nurturing Parenting for Military Families 4:00 pm
Nurturing Parenting for Military Families @ The Parenting Place, Sparta
Jun 1 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Classes will be held Thursdays, May 11th, 2017 – June 8th, 2017 at The Parenting Place in Sparta. Nurturing Parenting classes offer an opportunity to think about your parenting with a small group of other parents[...]
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Play Shoppe, La Crosse 9:30 am
Play Shoppe, La Crosse @ The Parenting Place, La Crosse
Jun 2 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Play Shoppe is a shared time for parents and their children, ages birth to five years of age. Join us and enjoy open-ended playtime, a simple art activity, circle and story time, and a snack.[...]
Play Shoppe, Sparta 10:00 am
Play Shoppe, Sparta @ The Parenting Place, Sparta
Jun 2 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Play Shoppe is a shared time for parents and caregivers to interact with their children and other adults in a fun, prepared environment-offering age appropriate crafts, circle time, and snacks. Come and share in the[...]
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Play Shoppe, Onalaska 9:30 am
Play Shoppe, Onalaska @ Coulee Life Church, Onalaska
Jun 5 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Play Shoppe is a shared time for parents and their children, ages birth to five years of age. Join us and enjoy open-ended playtime, a simple art activity, circle and story time, and a snack.[...]
Play Shoppe, Tomah 9:30 am
Play Shoppe, Tomah @ The Parenting Place, Tomah
Jun 5 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Play Shoppe is a shared time for parents and caregivers to interact with their children and other adults in a fun, prepared environment-offering age appropriate crafts, circle time, and snacks. Come and share in the[...]
Shaken Baby Syndrome and SIDS Prevention 5:30 pm
Shaken Baby Syndrome and SIDS Prevention @ The Parenting Place, La Crosse
Jun 5 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
There are things that parents and caregivers can do to reduce the risk of SIDS death. During this training you will learn more about SIDS and how to prevent it. Cost is $10. To register[...]
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Parent Connection, La Crosse 9:30 am
Parent Connection, La Crosse @ The Parenting Place, La Crosse
Jun 6 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Parent Connection welcomes moms, dads, grandparents, and caregivers who are looking for a place to unwind and share the joys and challenges of parenting within an informal and supportive group. Connect over coffee and conversation[...]
Pyramid Model for Social Emotional Development 6:00 pm
Pyramid Model for Social Emotional Development @ Red Balloon-North
Jun 6 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Pyramid Model for Social Emotional Development @ Red Balloon-North | La Crosse | Wisconsin | United States
The Wisconsin Pyramid Model for Supporting Social Emotional Competence in Infants and Young Children is a framework to promote the social emotional well-being of children birth to age five.  Participants in this training will learn[...]
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Parent Connection, Tomah 9:30 am
Parent Connection, Tomah @ The Parenting Place, Tomah
Jun 7 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Parent Connection, Tomah @ The Parenting Place, Tomah | Tomah | Wisconsin | United States
Parent Connection welcomes moms, dads, grandparents, and caregivers who are looking for a place to unwind and share the joys and challenges of parenting within an informal and supportive group. Connect over coffee and conversation[...]
Positive Parenting Discussion Groups – Hassle Free Shopping (La Crosse) 9:30 am
Positive Parenting Discussion Groups – Hassle Free Shopping (La Crosse) @ The Parenting Place, La Crosse
Jun 7 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Topic: To Market We Shall Go: Hassle-Free Shopping with Children Wednesday, June 7th – The Parenting Place – La Crosse Positive Parenting Discussion Groups are short sessions that bring together a group of parents to talk about a[...]
Parent Connection, Sparta 10:00 am
Parent Connection, Sparta @ The Parenting Place, Sparta
Jun 7 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Parent Connection welcomes moms, dads, grandparents, and caregivers who are looking for a place to unwind and share the joys and challenges of parenting within an informal and supportive group. Connect over coffee and conversation[...]
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Muscles in Motion, La Crosse 10:00 am
Muscles in Motion, La Crosse @ South Branch Library Park
Jun 8 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Muscles in Motion is a shared time for parents, grandparents, or caregivers to participate with their toddler or preschooler in open-ended physical activities on Thursday mornings. Running, tumbling, playing ball, and a simple guided activity[...]
Nurturing Parenting for Military Families 4:00 pm
Nurturing Parenting for Military Families @ The Parenting Place, Sparta
Jun 8 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Classes will be held Thursdays, May 11th, 2017 – June 8th, 2017 at The Parenting Place in Sparta. Nurturing Parenting classes offer an opportunity to think about your parenting with a small group of other parents[...]
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Play Shoppe, La Crosse 9:30 am
Play Shoppe, La Crosse @ The Parenting Place, La Crosse
Jun 9 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Play Shoppe is a shared time for parents and their children, ages birth to five years of age. Join us and enjoy open-ended playtime, a simple art activity, circle and story time, and a snack.[...]
Play Shoppe, Sparta 10:00 am
Play Shoppe, Sparta @ The Parenting Place, Sparta
Jun 9 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Play Shoppe is a shared time for parents and caregivers to interact with their children and other adults in a fun, prepared environment-offering age appropriate crafts, circle time, and snacks. Come and share in the[...]
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Play Shoppe, Onalaska 9:30 am
Play Shoppe, Onalaska @ Coulee Life Church, Onalaska
Jun 12 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Play Shoppe is a shared time for parents and their children, ages birth to five years of age. Join us and enjoy open-ended playtime, a simple art activity, circle and story time, and a snack.[...]
Play Shoppe, Tomah 9:30 am
Play Shoppe, Tomah @ The Parenting Place, Tomah
Jun 12 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Play Shoppe is a shared time for parents and caregivers to interact with their children and other adults in a fun, prepared environment-offering age appropriate crafts, circle time, and snacks. Come and share in the[...]
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Parent Connection, Tomah 9:30 am
Parent Connection, Tomah @ The Parenting Place, Tomah
Jun 14 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Parent Connection, Tomah @ The Parenting Place, Tomah | Tomah | Wisconsin | United States
Parent Connection welcomes moms, dads, grandparents, and caregivers who are looking for a place to unwind and share the joys and challenges of parenting within an informal and supportive group. Connect over coffee and conversation[...]
Parent Connection, Sparta 10:00 am
Parent Connection, Sparta @ The Parenting Place, Sparta
Jun 14 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Parent Connection welcomes moms, dads, grandparents, and caregivers who are looking for a place to unwind and share the joys and challenges of parenting within an informal and supportive group. Connect over coffee and conversation[...]
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Muscles in Motion, La Crosse 10:00 am
Muscles in Motion, La Crosse @ South Branch Library Park
Jun 15 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Muscles in Motion is a shared time for parents, grandparents, or caregivers to participate with their toddler or preschooler in open-ended physical activities on Thursday mornings. Running, tumbling, playing ball, and a simple guided activity[...]
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Play Shoppe, La Crosse 9:30 am
Play Shoppe, La Crosse @ The Parenting Place, La Crosse
Jun 16 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Play Shoppe is a shared time for parents and their children, ages birth to five years of age. Join us and enjoy open-ended playtime, a simple art activity, circle and story time, and a snack.[...]
Play Shoppe, Sparta 10:00 am
Play Shoppe, Sparta @ The Parenting Place, Sparta
Jun 16 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Play Shoppe is a shared time for parents and caregivers to interact with their children and other adults in a fun, prepared environment-offering age appropriate crafts, circle time, and snacks. Come and share in the[...]
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Play Shoppe, Onalaska 9:30 am
Play Shoppe, Onalaska @ Coulee Life Church, Onalaska
Jun 19 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Play Shoppe is a shared time for parents and their children, ages birth to five years of age. Join us and enjoy open-ended playtime, a simple art activity, circle and story time, and a snack.[...]
Play Shoppe, Tomah 9:30 am
Play Shoppe, Tomah @ The Parenting Place, Tomah
Jun 19 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Play Shoppe is a shared time for parents and caregivers to interact with their children and other adults in a fun, prepared environment-offering age appropriate crafts, circle time, and snacks. Come and share in the[...]
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Parent Connection, Tomah 9:30 am
Parent Connection, Tomah @ The Parenting Place, Tomah
Jun 21 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Parent Connection, Tomah @ The Parenting Place, Tomah | Tomah | Wisconsin | United States
Parent Connection welcomes moms, dads, grandparents, and caregivers who are looking for a place to unwind and share the joys and challenges of parenting within an informal and supportive group. Connect over coffee and conversation[...]
Parent Connection, Sparta 10:00 am
Parent Connection, Sparta @ The Parenting Place, Sparta
Jun 21 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Parent Connection welcomes moms, dads, grandparents, and caregivers who are looking for a place to unwind and share the joys and challenges of parenting within an informal and supportive group. Connect over coffee and conversation[...]
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Muscles in Motion, La Crosse 10:00 am
Muscles in Motion, La Crosse @ South Branch Library Park
Jun 22 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Muscles in Motion is a shared time for parents, grandparents, or caregivers to participate with their toddler or preschooler in open-ended physical activities on Thursday mornings. Running, tumbling, playing ball, and a simple guided activity[...]
Sparta Family Fun Night – We Like to Move It! 5:30 pm
Sparta Family Fun Night – We Like to Move It! @ The Parenting Place, Sparta
Jun 22 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Summer is here and it is the perfect time to get ACTIVE! Come join The Sparta Parenting Place exploring new ways for families to stay active. Enjoy movement activities, snacks, and the summer weather with[...]
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Play Shoppe, La Crosse 9:30 am
Play Shoppe, La Crosse @ The Parenting Place, La Crosse
Jun 23 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Play Shoppe is a shared time for parents and their children, ages birth to five years of age. Join us and enjoy open-ended playtime, a simple art activity, circle and story time, and a snack.[...]
Play Shoppe, Sparta 10:00 am
Play Shoppe, Sparta @ The Parenting Place, Sparta
Jun 23 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Play Shoppe is a shared time for parents and caregivers to interact with their children and other adults in a fun, prepared environment-offering age appropriate crafts, circle time, and snacks. Come and share in the[...]
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Play Shoppe, Onalaska 9:30 am
Play Shoppe, Onalaska @ Coulee Life Church, Onalaska
Jun 26 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Play Shoppe is a shared time for parents and their children, ages birth to five years of age. Join us and enjoy open-ended playtime, a simple art activity, circle and story time, and a snack.[...]
Play Shoppe, Tomah 9:30 am
Play Shoppe, Tomah @ The Parenting Place, Tomah
Jun 26 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Play Shoppe is a shared time for parents and caregivers to interact with their children and other adults in a fun, prepared environment-offering age appropriate crafts, circle time, and snacks. Come and share in the[...]
Supporting Conversations #2 6:00 pm
Supporting Conversations #2 @ The Parenting Place- La Crosse
Jun 26 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Module 2 will briefly review American history from the perspective of American Indians, African Americans, Latinos, and Asian   Americans. This training will explore how these experiences are linked to equity and social justice today. This training has been[...]
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Winnebago Wednesdays June 28 – August 2nd 10:00 am
Winnebago Wednesdays June 28 – August 2nd @ Winnebago Park
Jun 28 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Winnebago Wednesdays takes place at Tomah’s Winnebago Park from 10am-11am. Lunch is provided at 11am FREE for children, small charge for adults. Every week brings a different theme sponsored by local businesses. This is a free event[...]
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Muscles in Motion, La Crosse 10:00 am
Muscles in Motion, La Crosse @ South Branch Library Park
Jun 29 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Muscles in Motion is a shared time for parents, grandparents, or caregivers to participate with their toddler or preschooler in open-ended physical activities on Thursday mornings. Running, tumbling, playing ball, and a simple guided activity[...]
Development Appropriate Practice (DAP) 6:00 pm
Development Appropriate Practice (DAP) @ The Parenting Place, Sparta
Jun 29 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Best practice in early care and education is based on how children develop and learn in the early years. Attend this training to learn what Developmentally Apropriate Practice is and reflect on your role in[...]
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Play Shoppe, La Crosse 9:30 am
Play Shoppe, La Crosse @ The Parenting Place, La Crosse
Jun 30 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Play Shoppe is a shared time for parents and their children, ages birth to five years of age. Join us and enjoy open-ended playtime, a simple art activity, circle and story time, and a snack.[...]
Play Shoppe, Sparta 10:00 am
Play Shoppe, Sparta @ The Parenting Place, Sparta
Jun 30 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Play Shoppe is a shared time for parents and caregivers to interact with their children and other adults in a fun, prepared environment-offering age appropriate crafts, circle time, and snacks. Come and share in the[...]