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 10:00 am
Muscles in Motion @ La Crosse Southside Community Library
Sep 1 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
**New Time and Location!** 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[...]
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Play Shoppe, La Crosse 9:30 am
Play Shoppe, La Crosse @ The Parenting Place, La Crosse
Sep 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
Sep 2 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Play Shoppe is a shared time for parents, grandparents, or other caregivers and their children to enjoy art activities, story time, and to spend time with friends.
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Play Shoppe, Onalaska 9:30 am
Play Shoppe, Onalaska @ Coulee Life Church, Onalaska
Sep 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.[...]
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Parent Connection, La Crosse 9:30 am
Parent Connection, La Crosse @ The Parenting Place, La Crosse
Sep 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[...]
Wisconsin Model Early Learning Standards 6:00 pm
Wisconsin Model Early Learning Standards @ The Parenting Place- La Crosse
Sep 6 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
The Wisconsin Model Early Learning Standards provide a common language and guidance for families, professionals and policy makers around early childhood education and care to know and understand developmental expectations for young children. Participants in[...]
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Parent Connection, Tomah 9:30 am
Parent Connection, Tomah @ The Parenting Place, Tomah
Sep 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[...]
Parent Connection, Sparta 10:00 am
Parent Connection, Sparta @ The Parenting Place, Sparta
Sep 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 10:00 am
Muscles in Motion @ La Crosse Southside Community Library
Sep 8 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
**New Time and Location!** 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[...]
Sparta Family Fun Night – Arts and Crafts Fair 5:30 pm
Sparta Family Fun Night – Arts and Crafts Fair @ Sparta Parenting Place
Sep 8 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
We will be making several different arts and crafts and doing other fun activities. You can choose which craft(s) you want to do! Bring the family for an enjoyable and “crafty” night! For more information[...]
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Play Shoppe, La Crosse 9:30 am
Play Shoppe, La Crosse @ The Parenting Place, La Crosse
Sep 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
Sep 9 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Play Shoppe is a shared time for parents, grandparents, or other caregivers and their children to enjoy art activities, story time, and to spend time with friends.
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Play Shoppe, Onalaska 9:30 am
Play Shoppe, Onalaska @ Coulee Life Church, Onalaska
Sep 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
Sep 12 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Play Shoppe is a shared time for parents, grandparents, or other caregivers and their children to enjoy art activities, story time, and to spend time with friends. Held during the school year only.
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Parent Connection, La Crosse 9:30 am
Parent Connection, La Crosse @ The Parenting Place, La Crosse
Sep 13 @ 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[...]
Sparta Teen Pregnancy and Parenting Support Group 3:00 pm
Sparta Teen Pregnancy and Parenting Support Group @ The Parenting Place, Sparta
Sep 13 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Are you, or soon to be, a teen mother? Are you trying to balance being a parent, school, and work? Join us the second Tuesday of each month and discover ways to deal with the[...]
Wisconsin Model Early Learning Standards 6:00 pm
Wisconsin Model Early Learning Standards @ The Parenting Place- La Crosse
Sep 13 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
The Wisconsin Model Early Learning Standards provide a common language and guidance for families, professionals and policy makers around early childhood education and care to know and understand developmental expectations for young children. Participants in[...]
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Parent Connection, Tomah 9:30 am
Parent Connection, Tomah @ The Parenting Place, Tomah
Sep 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
Sep 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 10:00 am
Muscles in Motion @ La Crosse Southside Community Library
Sep 15 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
**New Time and Location!** 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[...]
Nurturing Parenting 3:30 pm
Nurturing Parenting @ Northside Elementary La Crosse
Sep 15 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Class will be held Thursdays, September 15 – November 3, 2016. We will learn to use positive strategies for behavior management, while focusing on self-worth and personal empowerment.  We will also focus on helping children[...]
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Play Shoppe, La Crosse 9:30 am
Play Shoppe, La Crosse @ The Parenting Place, La Crosse
Sep 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
Sep 16 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Play Shoppe is a shared time for parents, grandparents, or other caregivers and their children to enjoy art activities, story time, and to spend time with friends.
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Play Shoppe, Onalaska 9:30 am
Play Shoppe, Onalaska @ Coulee Life Church, Onalaska
Sep 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
Sep 19 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Play Shoppe is a shared time for parents, grandparents, or other caregivers and their children to enjoy art activities, story time, and to spend time with friends. Held during the school year only.
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Parent Connection, La Crosse 9:30 am
Parent Connection, La Crosse @ The Parenting Place, La Crosse
Sep 20 @ 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[...]
Wisconsin Model Early Learning Standards 6:00 pm
Wisconsin Model Early Learning Standards @ The Parenting Place- La Crosse
Sep 20 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
The Wisconsin Model Early Learning Standards provide a common language and guidance for families, professionals and policy makers around early childhood education and care to know and understand developmental expectations for young children. Participants in[...]
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Parent Connection, Tomah 9:30 am
Parent Connection, Tomah @ The Parenting Place, Tomah
Sep 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
Sep 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 10:00 am
Muscles in Motion @ La Crosse Southside Community Library
Sep 22 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
**New Time and Location!** 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[...]
Nurturing Parenting 3:30 pm
Nurturing Parenting @ Northside Elementary La Crosse
Sep 22 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Class will be held Thursdays, September 15 – November 3, 2016. We will learn to use positive strategies for behavior management, while focusing on self-worth and personal empowerment.  We will also focus on helping children[...]
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Play Shoppe, La Crosse 9:30 am
Play Shoppe, La Crosse @ The Parenting Place, La Crosse
Sep 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
Sep 23 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Play Shoppe is a shared time for parents, grandparents, or other caregivers and their children to enjoy art activities, story time, and to spend time with friends.
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Play Shoppe, Onalaska 9:30 am
Play Shoppe, Onalaska @ Coulee Life Church, Onalaska
Sep 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
Sep 26 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Play Shoppe is a shared time for parents, grandparents, or other caregivers and their children to enjoy art activities, story time, and to spend time with friends. Held during the school year only.
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Parent Connection, La Crosse 9:30 am
Parent Connection, La Crosse @ The Parenting Place, La Crosse
Sep 27 @ 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[...]
Nurturing Parenting 6:00 pm
Nurturing Parenting @ Sparta Parenting Place
Sep 27 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Class will be held Tuesdays, September 27 – November 29. We will learn to use positive strategies for behavior management, while focusing on self-worth and personal empowerment. We will also focus on helping children to manage their feelings,[...]
Wisconsin Model Early Learning Standards 6:00 pm
Wisconsin Model Early Learning Standards @ The Parenting Place- La Crosse
Sep 27 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
The Wisconsin Model Early Learning Standards provide a common language and guidance for families, professionals and policy makers around early childhood education and care to know and understand developmental expectations for young children. Participants in[...]
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Parent Connection, Tomah 9:30 am
Parent Connection, Tomah @ The Parenting Place, Tomah
Sep 28 @ 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
Sep 28 @ 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 10:00 am
Muscles in Motion @ La Crosse Southside Community Library
Sep 29 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
**New Time and Location!** 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[...]
Nurturing Parenting 3:30 pm
Nurturing Parenting @ Northside Elementary La Crosse
Sep 29 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Class will be held Thursdays, September 15 – November 3, 2016. We will learn to use positive strategies for behavior management, while focusing on self-worth and personal empowerment.  We will also focus on helping children[...]
WMELS Next Steps Training 6:00 pm
WMELS Next Steps Training @ The Parenting Place- La Crosse
Sep 29 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Does your curriculum align with the Wisconsin Model Early Learning Standards? Learn how to link experiences to goals,outcomes and/or child assessments and create lesson plans and learning centers that reflect the WMELS five domains.    
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Play Shoppe, La Crosse 9:30 am
Play Shoppe, La Crosse @ The Parenting Place, La Crosse
Sep 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
Sep 30 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Play Shoppe is a shared time for parents, grandparents, or other caregivers and their children to enjoy art activities, story time, and to spend time with friends.