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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Winnebago Wednesdays June 28 – August 2nd 10:00 am
Winnebago Wednesdays June 28 – August 2nd @ Winnebago Park
Aug 2 @ 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 @ Seminary Park
Aug 3 @ 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
Aug 4 @ 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
Aug 4 @ 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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Nurturing Parenting – La Crosse 9:30 am
Nurturing Parenting – La Crosse @ The Parenting Place, La Crosse
Aug 5 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Join us for a FREE 5 week parenting class and join the nurturing movement. Nurturing Parenting classes offer an opportunity to think about your parenting with a small group of other parents like you. Learn[...]
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Play Shoppe, Onalaska 9:30 am
Play Shoppe, Onalaska @ Coulee Life Church, Onalaska
Aug 7 @ 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
Aug 7 @ 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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Shaken Baby Syndrome and SIDS Prevention 5:30 pm
Shaken Baby Syndrome and SIDS Prevention @ The Parenting Place, La Crosse
Aug 8 @ 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, Tomah 9:30 am
Parent Connection, Tomah @ The Parenting Place, Tomah
Aug 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[...]
Parent Connection, Sparta 10:00 am
Parent Connection, Sparta @ The Parenting Place, Sparta
Aug 9 @ 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 @ Seminary Park
Aug 10 @ 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[...]
Shared Parenting Responsibilities August 10th – September 14 6:00 pm
Shared Parenting Responsibilities August 10th – September 14 @ The Parenting Place, La Crosse
Aug 10 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Join us Thursday evenings August 10th – September 14th for this co-op parenting course that will help parents work together to raise their children after a separation, divorce or break up. This means learning to understand[...]
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Play Shoppe, La Crosse 9:30 am
Play Shoppe, La Crosse @ The Parenting Place, La Crosse
Aug 11 @ 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
Aug 11 @ 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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Nurturing Parenting – La Crosse 9:30 am
Nurturing Parenting – La Crosse @ The Parenting Place, La Crosse
Aug 12 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Join us for a FREE 5 week parenting class and join the nurturing movement. Nurturing Parenting classes offer an opportunity to think about your parenting with a small group of other parents like you. Learn[...]
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Play Shoppe, Onalaska 9:30 am
Play Shoppe, Onalaska @ Coulee Life Church, Onalaska
Aug 14 @ 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
Aug 14 @ 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
Aug 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[...]
Parent Connection, Sparta 10:00 am
Parent Connection, Sparta @ The Parenting Place, Sparta
Aug 16 @ 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 @ Seminary Park
Aug 17 @ 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[...]
Shared Parenting Responsibilities August 10th – September 14 6:00 pm
Shared Parenting Responsibilities August 10th – September 14 @ The Parenting Place, La Crosse
Aug 17 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Join us Thursday evenings August 10th – September 14th for this co-op parenting course that will help parents work together to raise their children after a separation, divorce or break up. This means learning to understand[...]
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Play Shoppe, La Crosse 9:30 am
Play Shoppe, La Crosse @ The Parenting Place, La Crosse
Aug 18 @ 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
Aug 18 @ 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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Nurturing Parenting – La Crosse 9:30 am
Nurturing Parenting – La Crosse @ The Parenting Place, La Crosse
Aug 19 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Join us for a FREE 5 week parenting class and join the nurturing movement. Nurturing Parenting classes offer an opportunity to think about your parenting with a small group of other parents like you. Learn[...]
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Play Shoppe, Onalaska 9:30 am
Play Shoppe, Onalaska @ Coulee Life Church, Onalaska
Aug 21 @ 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
Aug 21 @ 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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Developmentally Appropriate Practice 6:00 pm
Developmentally Appropriate Practice @ The Parenting Place- La Crosse
Aug 22 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Young children develop and learn in the early years through play and exploration!  This training will help child care providers to learn more about developmentally appropriate practices and how to be intentional about classroom activities and practices.[...]
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Parent Connection, Tomah 9:30 am
Parent Connection, Tomah @ The Parenting Place, Tomah
Aug 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[...]
Parent Connection, Sparta 10:00 am
Parent Connection, Sparta @ The Parenting Place, Sparta
Aug 23 @ 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 @ Seminary Park
Aug 24 @ 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[...]
Positive Parenting Seminars – Raising Confident, Competent Children (Sparta) 5:30 pm
Positive Parenting Seminars – Raising Confident, Competent Children (Sparta) @ Sparta Public Library
Aug 24 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 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[...]
Shared Parenting Responsibilities August 10th – September 14 6:00 pm
Shared Parenting Responsibilities August 10th – September 14 @ The Parenting Place, La Crosse
Aug 24 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Join us Thursday evenings August 10th – September 14th for this co-op parenting course that will help parents work together to raise their children after a separation, divorce or break up. This means learning to understand[...]
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Play Shoppe, Sparta 10:00 am
Play Shoppe, Sparta @ The Parenting Place, Sparta
Aug 25 @ 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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The Children’s Festival 9:00 am
The Children’s Festival @ Myrick Park, La Crosse
Aug 26 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
The Children’s Festival: Where Play Happens! Saturday, August 26, 2017, 9 am – Noon at Myrick Park (rain or shine) Join us for our annual Children’s Festival and don’t miss the dumping of the dirt[...]
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Play Shoppe, Onalaska 9:30 am
Play Shoppe, Onalaska @ Coulee Life Church, Onalaska
Aug 28 @ 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
Aug 28 @ 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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Nurturing Parenting for Military Families 4:00 pm
Nurturing Parenting for Military Families @ Fort McCoy
Aug 29 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Classes will be held Tuesdays, August 29, 2017 – September 26th, 2017 at Fort McCoy. Nurturing Parenting classes offer an opportunity to think about your parenting with a small group of other parents like you.[...]
Wisconsin Model Early Learning Standards (WMELS) 6:00 pm
Wisconsin Model Early Learning Standards (WMELS) @ The Parenting Place, La Crosse
Aug 29 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Wisconsin Model Early Learning Standards specify developmental expectations for children from birth to entrance to first grade. This 15-hour training series will explore all domains of a child’s learning and development and provide concrete tips[...]
Wisconsin Model Early Learning Standards (WMELS) 6:00 pm
Wisconsin Model Early Learning Standards (WMELS) @ The Parenting Place, La Crosse
Aug 29 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Wisconsin Model Early Learning Standards specify developmental expectations for children from birth to entrance to first grade. This 15-hour training series will explore all domains of a child’s learning and development and provide concrete tips[...]
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Parent Connection, Tomah 9:30 am
Parent Connection, Tomah @ The Parenting Place, Tomah
Aug 30 @ 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
Aug 30 @ 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 @ Seminary Park
Aug 31 @ 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[...]
Shared Parenting Responsibilities August 10th – September 14 6:00 pm
Shared Parenting Responsibilities August 10th – September 14 @ The Parenting Place, La Crosse
Aug 31 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Join us Thursday evenings August 10th – September 14th for this co-op parenting course that will help parents work together to raise their children after a separation, divorce or break up. This means learning to understand[...]