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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Monday Play Shoppe 9:30 am
Monday Play Shoppe @ North Side Library
Oct 2 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Monday Play Shoppe has moved to the North Side Community Library and it will now be literacy-focused. We will still offer the same great opportunities for parent-child interaction; the access to our Parent Educator who[...]
Play Shoppe, Tomah 9:30 am
Play Shoppe, Tomah @ The Parenting Place, Tomah
Oct 2 @ 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, La Crosse 9:30 am
Parent Connection, La Crosse @ The Parenting Place, La Crosse
Oct 3 @ 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[...]
Individual Learning 6:00 pm
Individual Learning @ The Parenting Place- La Crosse
Oct 3 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Lesson planning, child portfolios and assessments are extremely valuable when you understand how these tools can help you to create learning experiences that are meaningful to each child in your program. This training will take[...]
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Parent Connection, Tomah 9:30 am
Parent Connection, Tomah @ The Parenting Place, Tomah
Oct 4 @ 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
Oct 4 @ 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 – Stoddard 6:00 pm
Positive Parenting Seminars – Stoddard @ St. Matthew's Lutheran School
Oct 4 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Positive Parenting Seminar 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, developing daily routines, and understanding and[...]
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Muscles in Motion, La Crosse 10:00 am
Muscles in Motion, La Crosse @ Erickson Boys and Girls Club
Oct 5 @ 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[...]
Tomah Parent Café 5:30 pm
Tomah Parent Café @ Lemonweir School
Oct 5 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Our Parent Cafe’ themes incorporate the Protective Factors and provide a framework for parents to relate them to their own lives. Parents gather in small groups at individual tables to explore questions and have a[...]
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Play Shoppe, La Crosse 9:30 am
Play Shoppe, La Crosse @ The Parenting Place, La Crosse
Oct 6 @ 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
Oct 6 @ 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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Monday Play Shoppe 9:30 am
Monday Play Shoppe @ North Side Library
Oct 9 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Monday Play Shoppe has moved to the North Side Community Library and it will now be literacy-focused. We will still offer the same great opportunities for parent-child interaction; the access to our Parent Educator who[...]
Play Shoppe, Tomah 9:30 am
Play Shoppe, Tomah @ The Parenting Place, Tomah
Oct 9 @ 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, La Crosse 9:30 am
Parent Connection, La Crosse @ The Parenting Place, La Crosse
Oct 10 @ 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[...]
Teen Pregnancy and Parenting Support Group (Sparta) 3:00 pm
Teen Pregnancy and Parenting Support Group (Sparta) @ The Parenting Place, Sparta
Oct 10 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Young pregnant or parenting men and women are encouraged to come to our monthly meetings to make connections with other parents, gain support from others, and discuss the resources available to them in our community.[...]
Ages and Stages Questionnaire 3 (ASQ-3) 6:00 pm
Ages and Stages Questionnaire 3 (ASQ-3) @ The Parenting Place- La Crosse
Oct 10 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
This 6- hour workshop examines the benefits of childhood developmental screening, research supporting the use of the ASQ-3. the features of the ASQ-3, how to score the questionnaire, prepare a written summary for parents, share[...]
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Parent Connection, Tomah 9:30 am
Parent Connection, Tomah @ The Parenting Place, Tomah
Oct 11 @ 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
Oct 11 @ 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 @ Erickson Boys and Girls Club
Oct 12 @ 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[...]
Individual Learning 6:00 pm
Individual Learning @ The Parenting Place- Sparta
Oct 12 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Lesson planning, child portfolios and assessments are extremely valuable when you understand how these tools can help you to create learning experiences that are meaningful to each child in your program. This training will take[...]
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Play Shoppe, La Crosse 9:30 am
Play Shoppe, La Crosse @ The Parenting Place, La Crosse
Oct 13 @ 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
Oct 13 @ 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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Monday Play Shoppe 9:30 am
Monday Play Shoppe @ North Side Library
Oct 16 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Monday Play Shoppe has moved to the North Side Community Library and it will now be literacy-focused. We will still offer the same great opportunities for parent-child interaction; the access to our Parent Educator who[...]
Play Shoppe, Tomah 9:30 am
Play Shoppe, Tomah @ The Parenting Place, Tomah
Oct 16 @ 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[...]
Good Night, Sleep Tight! (La Crosse) 6:00 pm
Good Night, Sleep Tight! (La Crosse) @ The Parenting Place, La Crosse
Oct 16 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Good Night, Sleep Tight: Developing Good Bedtime Routines Monday, October 16th – The Parenting Place – La Crosse What is bedtime like at your house? The number one issue that many families struggle with is getting the[...]
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Parent Connection, La Crosse 9:30 am
Parent Connection, La Crosse @ The Parenting Place, La Crosse
Oct 17 @ 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[...]
Ages and Stages Questionnaire 3 (ASQ-3) 6:00 pm
Ages and Stages Questionnaire 3 (ASQ-3) @ The Parenting Place- La Crosse
Oct 17 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
This 6- hour workshop examines the benefits of childhood developmental screening, research supporting the use of the ASQ-3. the features of the ASQ-3, how to score the questionnaire, prepare a written summary for parents, share[...]
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Parent Connection, Tomah 9:30 am
Parent Connection, Tomah @ The Parenting Place, Tomah
Oct 18 @ 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
Oct 18 @ 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 – Stoddard 6:00 pm
Positive Parenting Seminars – Stoddard @ St. Matthew's Lutheran School
Oct 18 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Positive Parenting Seminar 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, developing daily routines, and understanding and[...]
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Muscles in Motion, La Crosse 10:00 am
Muscles in Motion, La Crosse @ Erickson Boys and Girls Club
Oct 19 @ 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[...]
Tomah Parent Café 5:30 pm
Tomah Parent Café @ Lemonweir School
Oct 19 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Our Parent Cafe’ themes incorporate the Protective Factors and provide a framework for parents to relate them to their own lives. Parents gather in small groups at individual tables to explore questions and have a[...]
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Play Shoppe, La Crosse 9:30 am
Play Shoppe, La Crosse @ The Parenting Place, La Crosse
Oct 20 @ 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
Oct 20 @ 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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Monday Play Shoppe 9:30 am
Monday Play Shoppe @ North Side Library
Oct 23 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Monday Play Shoppe has moved to the North Side Community Library and it will now be literacy-focused. We will still offer the same great opportunities for parent-child interaction; the access to our Parent Educator who[...]
Play Shoppe, Tomah 9:30 am
Play Shoppe, Tomah @ The Parenting Place, Tomah
Oct 23 @ 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[...]
Positive Parenting Seminars – Tomah 6:00 pm
Positive Parenting Seminars – Tomah @ The Parenting Place, Tomah
Oct 23 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Positive Parenting Seminar 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, developing daily routines, and understanding and[...]
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Parent Connection, La Crosse 9:30 am
Parent Connection, La Crosse @ The Parenting Place, La Crosse
Oct 24 @ 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[...]
Supporting Conversations #4 6:00 pm
Supporting Conversations #4 @ The Parenting Place- La Crosse
Oct 24 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Participants in this training will have the opportunity to explore the role of diversity in their programs as a way to better support  children and families in their programs.    
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Parent Connection, Tomah 9:30 am
Parent Connection, Tomah @ The Parenting Place, Tomah
Oct 25 @ 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
Oct 25 @ 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[...]
Family Feud Fundraiser 5:30 pm
Family Feud Fundraiser @ Weber Center for Performing Arts
Oct 25 @ 5:30 pm
Family Feud Fundraiser @ Weber Center for Performing Arts | La Crosse | Wisconsin | United States
An event for grownups who care about kids, to benefit The Parenting Place Doors open at 5:30 pm for social hour  ♦  Game begins at 6:45 pm Pizza and dessert included  ♦  Cash bar available[...]
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Muscles in Motion, La Crosse 10:00 am
Muscles in Motion, La Crosse @ Erickson Boys and Girls Club
Oct 26 @ 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[...]
Good Night, Sleep Tight! (Sparta) 6:00 pm
Good Night, Sleep Tight! (Sparta) @ The Parenting Place, Sparta
Oct 26 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Good Night, Sleep Tight: Developing Good Bedtime Routines Thursday, October 26th – The Parenting Place – Sparta What is bedtime like at your house? The number one issue that many families struggle with is getting the children[...]
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Play Shoppe, Sparta 10:00 am
Play Shoppe, Sparta @ The Parenting Place, Sparta
Oct 27 @ 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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Bubble, Bubble, Toil and Trouble – Family Fun Night 10:00 am
Bubble, Bubble, Toil and Trouble – Family Fun Night @ The Parenting Place, La Crosse
Oct 28 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Come join The Parenting Place for its annual Halloween Party. Activities will include spooky crafts, boo-tacular treats, fiendishly cool games, ride the pumpkin express, and many more tricks and treats. Sign up early to reserve[...]
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Monday Play Shoppe 9:30 am
Monday Play Shoppe @ North Side Library
Oct 30 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Monday Play Shoppe has moved to the North Side Community Library and it will now be literacy-focused. We will still offer the same great opportunities for parent-child interaction; the access to our Parent Educator who[...]
Play Shoppe, Tomah 9:30 am
Play Shoppe, Tomah @ The Parenting Place, Tomah
Oct 30 @ 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, La Crosse 9:30 am
Parent Connection, La Crosse @ The Parenting Place, La Crosse
Oct 31 @ 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[...]