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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Play Shoppe, Onalaska 9:30 am
Play Shoppe, Onalaska @ The Parenting Place, Onalaska
Feb 1 @ 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
Feb 1 @ 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.
Family Engagement 6:00 pm
Family Engagement @ The Parenting Place, La Crosse
Feb 1 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Would you like to have more family involvement in your program?  In this training, we’ll explore challenges and barriers to connecting with families and learn strategies to help improve your ability to develop relationships with[...]
Positive Solutions for Families 2016 6:00 pm
Positive Solutions for Families 2016 @ Viking Elementary, Holmen
Feb 1 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Are you ready for enjoyable, effective parenting? Using the curriculum designed by Vanderbilt University, this 5 week class will help you strengthen the bond with your child while figuring out the meaning behind your child’s[...]
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Parent Connection, La Crosse 9:30 am
Parent Connection, La Crosse @ The Parenting Place, La Crosse
Feb 2 @ 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[...]
Active Early 6:00 pm
Active Early @ Leap of Faith
Feb 2 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
In this training, providers will learn about obesity prevention through physical activity programming.  Providers will learn strategies and fun play activities to bring back to their programs.  Come dressed to move! This is the second  day[...]
Active Parenting February 2016 6:00 pm
Active Parenting February 2016
Feb 2 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
What is your parenting style? Come and find out! In this 4 session class we will learn the three major parenting styles in an interactive setting. We will focus on older children, ages 5 to[...]
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Parent Connection, Tomah 9:30 am
Parent Connection, Tomah @ The Parenting Place, Tomah
Feb 3 @ 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
Feb 3 @ 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 @ The Boys and Girls Club
Feb 4 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Get your body busy and meet friends to play in the big gym! We’ll finish with a story, song or game.
Shared Parenting Responsibilities January 2016 6:00 pm
Shared Parenting Responsibilities January 2016 @ The Parenting Place, La Crosse
Feb 4 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
In this 6 session Co-Parenting class, we’ll work on communication skills necessary to successfully co-parenting when no longer in a relationship. Topics included are establishing boundaries, determining roles and keeping your child’s best interests in[...]
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Play Shoppe, La Crosse 9:30 am
Play Shoppe, La Crosse @ The Parenting Place, La Crosse
Feb 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, Sparta 10:00 am
Play Shoppe, Sparta
Feb 5 @ 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 @ The Parenting Place, Onalaska
Feb 8 @ 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
Feb 8 @ 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.
Conscious Disclipline 6:00 pm
Conscious Disclipline
Feb 8 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Imagine transforming everyday discipline conflicts with children, adults and within yourself into peace and cooperation. This 2 night, life-changing workshop is looking at and understanding Dr. Bailey’s Conscious Discipline. This discipline technique will transform your[...]
Positive Solutions for Families 2016 6:00 pm
Positive Solutions for Families 2016 @ Viking Elementary, Holmen
Feb 8 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Are you ready for enjoyable, effective parenting? Using the curriculum designed by Vanderbilt University, this 5 week class will help you strengthen the bond with your child while figuring out the meaning behind your child’s[...]
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Parent Connection, La Crosse 9:30 am
Parent Connection, La Crosse @ The Parenting Place, La Crosse
Feb 9 @ 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
Feb 9 @ 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 and discover ways to deal with the stress of pregnancy and parenting tips,[...]
Active Parenting February 2016 6:00 pm
Active Parenting February 2016
Feb 9 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
What is your parenting style? Come and find out! In this 4 session class we will learn the three major parenting styles in an interactive setting. We will focus on older children, ages 5 to[...]
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Parent Connection, Tomah 9:30 am
Parent Connection, Tomah @ The Parenting Place, Tomah
Feb 10 @ 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
Feb 10 @ 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[...]
Sparta Family Fun Night Valentine’s bash 3:30 pm
Sparta Family Fun Night Valentine’s bash @ Sparta Parenting Place
Feb 10 @ 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Come enjoy a Valentine inspired family fun night. We will be making crafts and, of course, Valentines!
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Muscles in Motion 10:00 am
Muscles in Motion @ The Boys and Girls Club
Feb 11 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Get your body busy and meet friends to play in the big gym! We’ll finish with a story, song or game.
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Play Shoppe, La Crosse 9:30 am
Play Shoppe, La Crosse @ The Parenting Place, La Crosse
Feb 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, Sparta 10:00 am
Play Shoppe, Sparta
Feb 12 @ 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 @ The Parenting Place, Onalaska
Feb 15 @ 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
Feb 15 @ 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.
Positive Solutions for Families 2016 6:00 pm
Positive Solutions for Families 2016 @ Viking Elementary, Holmen
Feb 15 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Are you ready for enjoyable, effective parenting? Using the curriculum designed by Vanderbilt University, this 5 week class will help you strengthen the bond with your child while figuring out the meaning behind your child’s[...]
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Parent Connection, La Crosse 9:30 am
Parent Connection, La Crosse @ The Parenting Place, La Crosse
Feb 16 @ 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[...]
Active Parenting February 2016 6:00 pm
Active Parenting February 2016
Feb 16 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
What is your parenting style? Come and find out! In this 4 session class we will learn the three major parenting styles in an interactive setting. We will focus on older children, ages 5 to[...]
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Parent Connection, Tomah 9:30 am
Parent Connection, Tomah @ The Parenting Place, Tomah
Feb 17 @ 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
Feb 17 @ 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[...]
Shaken Baby Syndrome and SIDS Prevention 5:30 pm
Shaken Baby Syndrome and SIDS Prevention @ The Parenting Place, La Crosse
Feb 17 @ 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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Muscles in Motion 10:00 am
Muscles in Motion @ The Boys and Girls Club
Feb 18 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Get your body busy and meet friends to play in the big gym! We’ll finish with a story, song or game.
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Play Shoppe, La Crosse 9:30 am
Play Shoppe, La Crosse @ The Parenting Place, La Crosse
Feb 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, Sparta 10:00 am
Play Shoppe, Sparta
Feb 19 @ 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 @ The Parenting Place, Onalaska
Feb 22 @ 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
Feb 22 @ 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.
Positive Solutions for Families 2016 6:00 pm
Positive Solutions for Families 2016 @ Viking Elementary, Holmen
Feb 22 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Are you ready for enjoyable, effective parenting? Using the curriculum designed by Vanderbilt University, this 5 week class will help you strengthen the bond with your child while figuring out the meaning behind your child’s[...]
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Parent Connection, La Crosse 9:30 am
Parent Connection, La Crosse @ The Parenting Place, La Crosse
Feb 23 @ 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[...]
Active Parenting February 2016 6:00 pm
Active Parenting February 2016
Feb 23 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
What is your parenting style? Come and find out! In this 4 session class we will learn the three major parenting styles in an interactive setting. We will focus on older children, ages 5 to[...]
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Parent Connection, Tomah 9:30 am
Parent Connection, Tomah @ The Parenting Place, Tomah
Feb 24 @ 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
Feb 24 @ 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 @ The Boys and Girls Club
Feb 25 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Get your body busy and meet friends to play in the big gym! We’ll finish with a story, song or game.
Curriculum, Assessment and Portfolios 6:00 pm
Curriculum, Assessment and Portfolios @ The Parenting Place, La Crosse
Feb 25 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
This training helps early care and education professionals utilize developmental portfolios in their programs as a way to track child’s progress, document child’s interests, and celebrate learning throughout the year.  Providers will learn about the[...]
Sparta Family Guided Sexuality Education 6:00 pm
Sparta Family Guided Sexuality Education
Feb 25 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
When parents or other trusted adults discuss sexuality with their children, they can make sure that they are including family values with the information. It’s important to realize that you do not need to be[...]
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Play Shoppe, La Crosse 9:30 am
Play Shoppe, La Crosse @ The Parenting Place, La Crosse
Feb 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, Sparta 10:00 am
Play Shoppe, Sparta
Feb 26 @ 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 @ The Parenting Place, Onalaska
Feb 29 @ 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
Feb 29 @ 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.
Positive Solutions for Families 2016 6:00 pm
Positive Solutions for Families 2016 @ Viking Elementary, Holmen
Feb 29 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Are you ready for enjoyable, effective parenting? Using the curriculum designed by Vanderbilt University, this 5 week class will help you strengthen the bond with your child while figuring out the meaning behind your child’s[...]