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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Parent Connection, Sparta 10:00 am
Parent Connection, Sparta @ The Parenting Place, Sparta
Feb 1 @ 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[...]
Positive Parenting Seminars – The Power of Positive Parenting (Feb 1st) 5:00 pm
Positive Parenting Seminars – The Power of Positive Parenting (Feb 1st) @ St. Paul's Lutheran Church
Feb 1 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Topic: The Power of Positive Parenting Most of the time, parenting is great fun. But, there are times when things get a little tricky. Maybe your toddler won’t eat her dinner, or your six year old[...]
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Parent Connection, Tomah 9:30 am
Parent Connection, Tomah @ The Parenting Place, Tomah
Feb 2 @ 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[...]
Muscles in Motion 10:00 am
Muscles in Motion @ Erickson Boys and Girls Club - La Crosse
Feb 2 @ 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. Running, tumbling, playing ball, and a simple guided activity promote gross motor[...]
Positive Parenting Discussion Groups – Help My Child Doesn’t Listen to Me (La Crosse) 3:30 pm
Positive Parenting Discussion Groups – Help My Child Doesn’t Listen to Me (La Crosse) @ Hamilton Early Learning Center
Feb 2 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Topic: Help My Child Doesn’t Listen to Me (Dealing with Discipline) February 2nd at Hamilton Early Learning Center – La Crosse Positive Parenting Discussion Groups are short sessions that bring together a group of parents to[...]
Nurturing Parenting for Military Families 5:30 pm
Nurturing Parenting for Military Families @ Fort McCoy
Feb 2 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Classes will be held Thursdays, January 19 – February 23, 2017 from 5:30 – 7:30 pm. Nurturing Parenting classes offer an opportunity to think about your parenting with a small group of other parents like[...]
Nurturing Parenting – Sparta 6:00 pm
Nurturing Parenting – Sparta @ Sparta Parenting Place
Feb 2 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Class will be held Thursdays, January 19th  – February 23rd from 6 – 7:30 pm. We will learn to use positive strategies for behavior management, while focusing on self-worth and personal empowerment. We will also[...]
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Play Shoppe, La Crosse 9:30 am
Play Shoppe, La Crosse @ The Parenting Place, La Crosse
Feb 3 @ 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.[...]
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Play Shoppe, Tomah 9:30 am
Play Shoppe, Tomah @ The Parenting Place, Tomah
Feb 6 @ 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[...]
Shared Parenting Responsibilities January 2017 6:00 pm
Shared Parenting Responsibilities January 2017 @ The Parenting Place, La Crosse
Feb 6 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Join us Monday evenings January 9th – February 13th for this co- parenting course that will help parents work together to raise their children after a separation, divorce or break up. This means learning to understand new[...]
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Parent Connection, La Crosse 9:30 am
Parent Connection, La Crosse @ The Parenting Place, La Crosse
Feb 7 @ 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[...]
Early Literacy 6:00 pm
Early Literacy @ The Parenting Place
Feb 7 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Literacy development begins at birth.  Learn how you can help promote literacy development  for the children in your program beginning long before they can read or write. 
Positive Parenting Seminars – Raising Resilient Children (Feb 7th) 6:00 pm
Positive Parenting Seminars – Raising Resilient Children (Feb 7th) @ Holy Family School
Feb 7 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Topic: Raising Resilient Children Most of the time, parenting is great fun. But, there are times when things get a little tricky. Maybe your toddler won’t eat her dinner, or your six year old won’t pick[...]
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Parent Connection, Sparta 10:00 am
Parent Connection, Sparta @ The Parenting Place, Sparta
Feb 8 @ 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[...]
Positive Parenting Seminars – The Power of Positive Parenting (Feb 8th) 5:00 pm
Positive Parenting Seminars – The Power of Positive Parenting (Feb 8th) @ State Road Elementary
Feb 8 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Topic: The Power of Positive Parenting Feb 8th – Time to be determined Most of the time, parenting is great fun. But, there are times when things get a little tricky. Maybe your toddler won’t eat[...]
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Parent Connection, Tomah 9:30 am
Parent Connection, Tomah @ The Parenting Place, Tomah
Feb 9 @ 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[...]
Muscles in Motion 10:00 am
Muscles in Motion @ Erickson Boys and Girls Club - La Crosse
Feb 9 @ 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. Running, tumbling, playing ball, and a simple guided activity promote gross motor[...]
Positive Parenting Discussion Groups – Good Night, Sleep Tight (La Crosse) 3:30 pm
Positive Parenting Discussion Groups – Good Night, Sleep Tight (La Crosse) @ Hamilton Early Learning Center
Feb 9 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Topic: Good Night, Sleep Tight! (Developing Good Bedtime Routines) February 9th at Hamilton Early Learning Center – La Crosse Positive Parenting Discussion Groups are short sessions that bring together a group of parents to talk about[...]
Nurturing Parenting for Military Families 5:30 pm
Nurturing Parenting for Military Families @ Fort McCoy
Feb 9 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Classes will be held Thursdays, January 19 – February 23, 2017 from 5:30 – 7:30 pm. Nurturing Parenting classes offer an opportunity to think about your parenting with a small group of other parents like[...]
Nurturing Parenting – Sparta 6:00 pm
Nurturing Parenting – Sparta @ Sparta Parenting Place
Feb 9 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Class will be held Thursdays, January 19th  – February 23rd from 6 – 7:30 pm. We will learn to use positive strategies for behavior management, while focusing on self-worth and personal empowerment. We will also[...]
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Play Shoppe, La Crosse 9:30 am
Play Shoppe, La Crosse @ The Parenting Place, La Crosse
Feb 10 @ 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.[...]
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Play Shoppe, Tomah 9:30 am
Play Shoppe, Tomah @ The Parenting Place, Tomah
Feb 13 @ 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[...]
Café Conversations for Autism Parents and Caregivers 10:00 am
Café Conversations for Autism Parents and Caregivers @ The Parenting Place, La Crosse
Feb 13 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Monday, February 13th, 20th, and 27th. Join us for three sessions for parents, grandparents, or caregivers to meet and discuss challenges, celebrate successes, and share knowledge of children with Autism. A light snack as well[...]
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Parent Connection, La Crosse 9:30 am
Parent Connection, La Crosse @ The Parenting Place, La Crosse
Feb 14 @ 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[...]
Sharing Our Hearts 6:00 pm
Sharing Our Hearts @ The Parenting Place, La Crosse
Feb 14 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Sharing Our Hearts Tuesday, February 14th at The Parenting Place in La Crosse There’s no time like February to share our hearts with each other. Diversity comes in all shapes, sizes, colors, and physical abilities.[...]
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Parent Connection, Sparta 10:00 am
Parent Connection, Sparta @ The Parenting Place, Sparta
Feb 15 @ 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[...]
Positive Parenting Seminars – Raising Confident, Competent Children (Feb 15th) 5:00 pm
Positive Parenting Seminars – Raising Confident, Competent Children (Feb 15th) @ St Paul's Lutheran Church
Feb 15 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Topic: Raising Confident, Competent Children Most of the time, parenting is great fun. But, there are times when things get a little tricky. Maybe your toddler won’t eat her dinner, or your six year old won’t[...]
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Parent Connection, Tomah 9:30 am
Parent Connection, Tomah @ The Parenting Place, Tomah
Feb 16 @ 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[...]
Muscles in Motion 10:00 am
Muscles in Motion @ Erickson Boys and Girls Club - La Crosse
Feb 16 @ 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. Running, tumbling, playing ball, and a simple guided activity promote gross motor[...]
Positive Parenting Discussion Groups – Stop the Snicker and the Bicker (La Crosse) 3:30 pm
Positive Parenting Discussion Groups – Stop the Snicker and the Bicker (La Crosse) @ Hamilton Early Learning Center
Feb 16 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Topic: Stop the Snicker and the Bicker (Managing Fighting and Aggression) Thursday, February 16th Hamilton Early Learning Center – La Crosse Positive Parenting Discussion Groups are short sessions that bring together a group of parents to[...]
Nurturing Parenting for Military Families 5:30 pm
Nurturing Parenting for Military Families @ Fort McCoy
Feb 16 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Classes will be held Thursdays, January 19 – February 23, 2017 from 5:30 – 7:30 pm. Nurturing Parenting classes offer an opportunity to think about your parenting with a small group of other parents like[...]
Nurturing Parenting – Sparta 6:00 pm
Nurturing Parenting – Sparta @ Sparta Parenting Place
Feb 16 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Class will be held Thursdays, January 19th  – February 23rd from 6 – 7:30 pm. We will learn to use positive strategies for behavior management, while focusing on self-worth and personal empowerment. We will also[...]
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Play Shoppe, La Crosse 9:30 am
Play Shoppe, La Crosse @ The Parenting Place, La Crosse
Feb 17 @ 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.[...]
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Café Conversations for Autism Parents and Caregivers 10:00 am
Café Conversations for Autism Parents and Caregivers @ The Parenting Place, La Crosse
Feb 20 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Monday, February 13th, 20th, and 27th. Join us for three sessions for parents, grandparents, or caregivers to meet and discuss challenges, celebrate successes, and share knowledge of children with Autism. A light snack as well[...]
Shaken Baby Syndrome and SIDS Prevention 5:30 pm
Shaken Baby Syndrome and SIDS Prevention @ The Parenting Place, La Crosse
Feb 20 @ 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. To register call (608) 784-8125[...]
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Parent Connection, La Crosse 9:30 am
Parent Connection, La Crosse @ The Parenting Place, La Crosse
Feb 21 @ 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[...]
Positive Parenting Discussion Groups – To Market We Shall Go (Tomah) 5:30 pm
Positive Parenting Discussion Groups – To Market We Shall Go (Tomah) @ The Parenting Place, Tomah
Feb 21 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Topic: To Market We Shall Go (Hassle-Free Shopping with Children) Tuesday, February 21st at The Parenting Place in Tomah Positive Parenting Discussion Groups are short sessions that bring together a group of parents to talk about[...]
Strengthening Families 6:00 pm
Strengthening Families @ The Parenting Place- La Crosse
Feb 21 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Participants in this training will learn about Strengthening Families, a strength-based approach to preventing child abuse and neglect. The five protective factors that help to strengthen families will be discussed along with next steps to[...]
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Parent Connection, Sparta 10:00 am
Parent Connection, Sparta @ The Parenting Place, Sparta
Feb 22 @ 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[...]
Positive Parenting Seminars – Raising Confident, Competent Children (Feb 22nd) 5:00 pm
Positive Parenting Seminars – Raising Confident, Competent Children (Feb 22nd) @ State Road Elementary
Feb 22 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Topic: Raising Confident, Competent Children Feb 22nd – Time to be determined Most of the time, parenting is great fun. But, there are times when things get a little tricky. Maybe your toddler won’t eat her[...]
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Parent Connection, Tomah 9:30 am
Parent Connection, Tomah @ The Parenting Place, Tomah
Feb 23 @ 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[...]
Muscles in Motion 10:00 am
Muscles in Motion @ Erickson Boys and Girls Club - La Crosse
Feb 23 @ 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. Running, tumbling, playing ball, and a simple guided activity promote gross motor[...]
Positive Parenting Discussion Groups – To Market We Shall Go (La Crosse) 3:30 pm
Positive Parenting Discussion Groups – To Market We Shall Go (La Crosse) @ Hamilton Early Learning Center
Feb 23 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Topic: To Market We Shall Go (Hassle-Free Shopping with Children) Thursday, February 23rd at Hamilton Early Learning Center –       La Crosse Positive Parenting Discussion Groups are short sessions that bring together a[...]
Nurturing Parenting for Military Families 5:30 pm
Nurturing Parenting for Military Families @ Fort McCoy
Feb 23 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Classes will be held Thursdays, January 19 – February 23, 2017 from 5:30 – 7:30 pm. Nurturing Parenting classes offer an opportunity to think about your parenting with a small group of other parents like[...]
Breastfeeding Friendly Child Care 6:00 pm
Breastfeeding Friendly Child Care @ The Parenting Place- La Crosse
Feb 23 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Child care centers have an opportunity to support breastfeeding mothers and make the separation of mom and baby a smoother transition.  Being a supportive center will allow mom to focus on spending time with baby[...]
Nurturing Parenting – Sparta 6:00 pm
Nurturing Parenting – Sparta @ Sparta Parenting Place
Feb 23 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Class will be held Thursdays, January 19th  – February 23rd from 6 – 7:30 pm. We will learn to use positive strategies for behavior management, while focusing on self-worth and personal empowerment. We will also[...]
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Play Shoppe, La Crosse 9:30 am
Play Shoppe, La Crosse @ The Parenting Place, La Crosse
Feb 24 @ 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.[...]
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Play Shoppe, Tomah 9:30 am
Play Shoppe, Tomah @ The Parenting Place, Tomah
Feb 27 @ 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[...]
Café Conversations for Autism Parents and Caregivers 10:00 am
Café Conversations for Autism Parents and Caregivers @ The Parenting Place, La Crosse
Feb 27 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Monday, February 13th, 20th, and 27th. Join us for three sessions for parents, grandparents, or caregivers to meet and discuss challenges, celebrate successes, and share knowledge of children with Autism. A light snack as well[...]
Supporting Conversations #1 6:00 pm
Supporting Conversations #1 @ The Parenting Place
Feb 27 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Module 1 will help providers begin a productive discussion on race and culture by sharing their own experiences and learning about the role that culture plays in their lives.  Topics include learning to recognize and[...]
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Parent Connection, La Crosse 9:30 am
Parent Connection, La Crosse @ The Parenting Place, La Crosse
Feb 28 @ 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[...]