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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1st Day of School Get Together 8:30 am
1st Day of School Get Together @ The Parenting Place, La Crosse
Sep 4 @ 8:30 am – 10:30 am
After dropping off your older children at school, take a break and treat yourself and your younger children to a morning out at The Parenting Place! Meet for coffee, treats, conversation, door prizes, and check[...]
Parent Connection, La Crosse 9:30 am
Parent Connection, La Crosse @ The Parenting Place, La Crosse
Sep 4 @ 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[...]
Play Shoppe, Sparta 10:00 am
Play Shoppe, Sparta @ The Parenting Place, Sparta
Sep 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 playthings, crafts, circle time, and snacks. Come and share in[...]
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Parent Connection, Tomah 9:30 am
Parent Connection, Tomah @ The Parenting Place, Tomah
Sep 5 @ 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[...]
Nurturing Parenting – La Crosse 6:00 pm
Nurturing Parenting – La Crosse @ The Parenting Place, La Crosse
Sep 5 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
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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Muscles in Motion, La Crosse 10:00 am
Muscles in Motion, La Crosse @ Boys and Girls Club
Sep 6 @ 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, tossing, balancing, and bouncing are combined with a guided activity to[...]
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Play Shoppe, La Crosse 9:30 am
Play Shoppe, La Crosse @ The Parenting Place, La Crosse
Sep 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.[...]
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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North Side Library Play Shoppe 9:30 am
North Side Library Play Shoppe @ North Side Library
Sep 10 @ 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
Sep 10 @ 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 6:00 pm
Shared Parenting Responsibilities @ The Parenting Place, La Crosse
Sep 10 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
  This co-parenting course will help parents work together to raise their children after a separation, divorce, or break-up. This means learning to understand new roles, responsibilities, and rights. Cooperative co-parenting can help reduce stress[...]
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Parent Connection, La Crosse 9:30 am
Parent Connection, La Crosse @ The Parenting Place, La Crosse
Sep 11 @ 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[...]
Play Shoppe, Sparta 10:00 am
Play Shoppe, Sparta @ The Parenting Place, Sparta
Sep 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 playthings, crafts, circle time, and snacks. Come and share in[...]
Young Parents Support Group (Sparta) 3:00 pm
Young Parents Support Group (Sparta) @ The Parenting Place, Sparta
Sep 11 @ 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.[...]
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Parent Connection, Tomah 9:30 am
Parent Connection, Tomah @ The Parenting Place, Tomah
Sep 12 @ 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[...]
Nurturing Parenting – La Crosse 6:00 pm
Nurturing Parenting – La Crosse @ The Parenting Place, La Crosse
Sep 12 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
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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Muscles in Motion, La Crosse 10:00 am
Muscles in Motion, La Crosse @ Boys and Girls Club
Sep 13 @ 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, tossing, balancing, and bouncing are combined with a guided activity to[...]
Sparta Family Fun Night – Roar! I’m a Dinosaur! 5:30 pm
Sparta Family Fun Night – Roar! I’m a Dinosaur! @ The Parenting Place, Sparta
Sep 13 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Roaaaar!! Join us at The Sparta Parenting Place for activities, crafts, snacks and a special dinosaur themed story time courtesy of Aimee from the Sparta Free Library. Make sure to register your family in advance[...]
DAP Interest Centers Workshop 6:00 pm
DAP Interest Centers Workshop @ The Parenting Place
Sep 13 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Learn how to incorporate interest centers into your child care environment and create a Developmentally Appropriate Environment. This training is divided into four modules related to different interest centers. The four modules focus on four[...]
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Play Shoppe, La Crosse 9:30 am
Play Shoppe, La Crosse @ The Parenting Place, La Crosse
Sep 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.[...]
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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Shaken Baby Syndrome and SIDS Prevention – La Crosse 5:30 pm
Shaken Baby Syndrome and SIDS Prevention – La Crosse @ The Parenting Place-La Crosse
Sep 15 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Wisconsin’s Prevent Violence Against Children Act requires child care providers and preschool teachers to attend an approved training on Shaken Baby Syndrome Prevention. Any licensee, operator, provider, employee, or substitute who provides care and supervision to[...]
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North Side Library Play Shoppe 9:30 am
North Side Library Play Shoppe @ North Side Library
Sep 17 @ 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
Sep 17 @ 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
Sep 18 @ 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[...]
Play Shoppe, Sparta 10:00 am
Play Shoppe, Sparta @ The Parenting Place, Sparta
Sep 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 playthings, crafts, circle time, and snacks. Come and share in[...]
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Parent Connection, Tomah 9:30 am
Parent Connection, Tomah @ The Parenting Place, Tomah
Sep 19 @ 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[...]
Nurturing Parenting – La Crosse 6:00 pm
Nurturing Parenting – La Crosse @ The Parenting Place, La Crosse
Sep 19 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
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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Muscles in Motion, La Crosse 10:00 am
Muscles in Motion, La Crosse @ Boys and Girls Club
Sep 20 @ 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, tossing, balancing, and bouncing are combined with a guided activity to[...]
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Play Shoppe, La Crosse 9:30 am
Play Shoppe, La Crosse @ The Parenting Place, La Crosse
Sep 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.[...]
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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North Side Library Play Shoppe 9:30 am
North Side Library Play Shoppe @ North Side Library
Sep 24 @ 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
Sep 24 @ 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
Sep 25 @ 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[...]
Play Shoppe, Sparta 10:00 am
Play Shoppe, Sparta @ The Parenting Place, Sparta
Sep 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 playthings, crafts, circle time, and snacks. Come and share in[...]
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Parent Connection, Tomah 9:30 am
Parent Connection, Tomah @ The Parenting Place, Tomah
Sep 26 @ 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[...]
Nurturing Parenting – La Crosse 6:00 pm
Nurturing Parenting – La Crosse @ The Parenting Place, La Crosse
Sep 26 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
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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Muscles in Motion, La Crosse 10:00 am
Muscles in Motion, La Crosse @ Boys and Girls Club
Sep 27 @ 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, tossing, balancing, and bouncing are combined with a guided activity to[...]
Shaken Baby Syndrome and SIDS Prevention – La Crosse 5:30 pm
Shaken Baby Syndrome and SIDS Prevention – La Crosse @ The Parenting Place-La Crosse
Sep 27 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Wisconsin’s Prevent Violence Against Children Act requires child care providers and preschool teachers to attend an approved training on Shaken Baby Syndrome Prevention. Any licensee, operator, provider, employee, or substitute who provides care and supervision to[...]
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Play Shoppe, La Crosse 9:30 am
Play Shoppe, La Crosse @ The Parenting Place, La Crosse
Sep 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.[...]
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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