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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North Side Library Play Shoppe 9:30 am
North Side Library Play Shoppe @ North Side Library
Oct 1 @ 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 1 @ 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 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[...]
Play Shoppe, Sparta 10:00 am
Play Shoppe, Sparta @ The Parenting Place, Sparta
Oct 2 @ 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[...]
ACT: Raising Safe Kids 5:00 pm
ACT: Raising Safe Kids @ The Parenting Place, Tomah
Oct 2 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Tuesday September 25: young children’s exposure to violence Tuesday October 2: understanding and controlling parents’ anger Tuesday October 16: understanding and helping angry children Tuesday October 30: children and electronic media Tuesday November 6: discipline[...]
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Parent Connection, Tomah 9:30 am
Parent Connection, Tomah @ The Parenting Place, Tomah
Oct 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[...]
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Muscles in Motion, La Crosse 10:00 am
Muscles in Motion, La Crosse @ Boys and Girls Club
Oct 4 @ 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[...]
Positive Parenting Seminars 6:00 pm
Positive Parenting Seminars @ The Parenting Place, La Crosse
Oct 4 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Topic: The Power of Positive Parenting 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[...]
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Play Shoppe, La Crosse 9:30 am
Play Shoppe, La Crosse @ The Parenting Place, La Crosse
Oct 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.[...]
Parent Connection, Sparta 10:00 am
Parent Connection, Sparta @ The Parenting Place, Sparta
Oct 5 @ 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
Oct 8 @ 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 8 @ 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 5:00 pm
Positive Parenting Seminars – Tomah @ The Parenting Place, Tomah
Oct 8 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Positive Parenting Seminar Most of the time parenting is fun and rewarding. You know you are doing a good job but there are times when things get a little tricky. Triple P is a researched-based[...]
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Parent Connection, La Crosse 9:30 am
Parent Connection, La Crosse @ The Parenting Place, La Crosse
Oct 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[...]
Play Shoppe, Sparta 10:00 am
Play Shoppe, Sparta @ The Parenting Place, Sparta
Oct 9 @ 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
Oct 9 @ 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.[...]
Triple P Positive Parenting Seminars Cashton 5:30 pm
Triple P Positive Parenting Seminars Cashton @ Cashton Scenic Bluffs
Oct 9 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Triple P Positive Parenting Seminars in Cashton, Wi at Scenic Bluffs from 5:30-7:00pm Oct 9: Positive Parenting Oct 18th: Raising Confident Children Oct 25th: Raising Resilient Children
Learning Environments and Curriculum Through the Lens of DAP 6:00 pm
Learning Environments and Curriculum Through the Lens of DAP @ The Parenting Place-La Crosse
Oct 9 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
This training will provide participants with an in-depth review of the requirements for the developmentally appropriate environments as required by the YoungStar evaluation criteria. The materials, learning centers and interactions of the early childhood learning[...]
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Parent Connection, Tomah 9:30 am
Parent Connection, Tomah @ The Parenting Place, Tomah
Oct 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[...]
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Muscles in Motion, La Crosse 10:00 am
Muscles in Motion, La Crosse @ Boys and Girls Club
Oct 11 @ 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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Parent Connection, Sparta 10:00 am
Parent Connection, Sparta @ The Parenting Place, Sparta
Oct 12 @ 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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Jeepers Creepers! 10:00 am
Jeepers Creepers! @ The Parenting Place, La Crosse
Oct 13 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Who knows what to expect at this fun Fall morning at The Parenting Place! It’s almost Halloween so just trust us – and remember there’s “fun in the scare”! Registration is required, 608-784-8125 or registration@theparentingplace.net.
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North Side Library Play Shoppe 9:30 am
North Side Library Play Shoppe @ North Side Library
Oct 15 @ 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 15 @ 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[...]
Breastfeeding Friendly Child Care 6:00 pm
Breastfeeding Friendly Child Care @ The Parenting Place- La Crosse
Oct 15 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Child care centers have an opportunity to support breastfeeding mothers and make the separation of mom and baby a smoother transition.  Being a supportive center will allow mom to focus on spending time with baby[...]
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Parent Connection, La Crosse 9:30 am
Parent Connection, La Crosse @ The Parenting Place, La Crosse
Oct 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[...]
Play Shoppe, Sparta 10:00 am
Play Shoppe, Sparta @ The Parenting Place, Sparta
Oct 16 @ 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[...]
ACT: Raising Safe Kids 5:00 pm
ACT: Raising Safe Kids @ The Parenting Place, Tomah
Oct 16 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Tuesday September 25: young children’s exposure to violence Tuesday October 2: understanding and controlling parents’ anger Tuesday October 16: understanding and helping angry children Tuesday October 30: children and electronic media Tuesday November 6: discipline[...]
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Parent Connection, Tomah 9:30 am
Parent Connection, Tomah @ The Parenting Place, Tomah
Oct 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[...]
Family Feud Fundraiser 5:30 pm
Family Feud Fundraiser @ Weber Center for Performing Arts
Oct 17 @ 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 Raffles, games, food, and a rousing Family Feud tournament played by 8 local teams! Who will be crowned the 2018 La Crosse[...]
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Muscles in Motion, La Crosse 10:00 am
Muscles in Motion, La Crosse @ Boys and Girls Club
Oct 18 @ 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[...]
Positive Parenting Seminars (Sparta) 5:00 pm
Positive Parenting Seminars (Sparta) @ The Parenting Place, Sparta
Oct 18 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Positive Parenting Seminars Most of the time parenting is fun and rewarding. You know you are doing a good job but there are times when things get a little tricky. Triple P is a researched-based[...]
Triple P Positive Parenting Seminars Cashton 5:30 pm
Triple P Positive Parenting Seminars Cashton @ Cashton Scenic Bluffs
Oct 18 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Triple P Positive Parenting Seminars in Cashton, Wi at Scenic Bluffs from 5:30-7:00pm Oct 9: Positive Parenting Oct 18th: Raising Confident Children Oct 25th: Raising Resilient Children
Positive Parenting Seminars 6:00 pm
Positive Parenting Seminars @ The Parenting Place, La Crosse
Oct 18 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Topic: The Power of Positive Parenting 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[...]
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Play Shoppe, La Crosse 9:30 am
Play Shoppe, La Crosse @ The Parenting Place, La Crosse
Oct 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.[...]
Parent Connection, Sparta 10:00 am
Parent Connection, Sparta @ The Parenting Place, Sparta
Oct 19 @ 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
Oct 22 @ 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 22 @ 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 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[...]
Play Shoppe, Sparta 10:00 am
Play Shoppe, Sparta @ The Parenting Place, Sparta
Oct 23 @ 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
Oct 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[...]
Bringing the Protective Factors to Life in Your Work 10:00 am
Bringing the Protective Factors to Life in Your Work @ The Parenting Place - La Crosse
Oct 24 @ 10:00 am – 2:30 pm
As part of our mission to support families and the healthy development of children, we are offering this 6 session training introducing the Protective Factors Framework. We will engage in a comprehensive discussion based on[...]
Positive Parenting Seminars – Tomah 5:00 pm
Positive Parenting Seminars – Tomah @ The Parenting Place, Tomah
Oct 24 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Positive Parenting Seminar Most of the time parenting is fun and rewarding. You know you are doing a good job but there are times when things get a little tricky. Triple P is a researched-based[...]
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Muscles in Motion, La Crosse 10:00 am
Muscles in Motion, La Crosse @ Boys and Girls Club
Oct 25 @ 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[...]
Positive Parenting Seminars (Sparta) 5:00 pm
Positive Parenting Seminars (Sparta) @ The Parenting Place, Sparta
Oct 25 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Positive Parenting Seminars Most of the time parenting is fun and rewarding. You know you are doing a good job but there are times when things get a little tricky. Triple P is a researched-based[...]
Triple P Positive Parenting Seminars Cashton 5:30 pm
Triple P Positive Parenting Seminars Cashton @ Cashton Scenic Bluffs
Oct 25 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Triple P Positive Parenting Seminars in Cashton, Wi at Scenic Bluffs from 5:30-7:00pm Oct 9: Positive Parenting Oct 18th: Raising Confident Children Oct 25th: Raising Resilient Children
Engaging Teachers Using Assessment and Observation to Plan for Learning 6:00 pm
Engaging Teachers Using Assessment and Observation to Plan for Learning @ The Parenting Place- La Crosse
Oct 25 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Best practice in early care and education is based on knowledge of how to use assessment and observation to plan for children’s learning. Assessment is the process of collecting information or evidence of a learner’s[...]
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Play Shoppe, La Crosse 9:30 am
Play Shoppe, La Crosse @ The Parenting Place, La Crosse
Oct 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.[...]
Parent Connection, Sparta 10:00 am
Parent Connection, Sparta @ The Parenting Place, Sparta
Oct 26 @ 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
Oct 29 @ 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 29 @ 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 30 @ 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
Oct 30 @ 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[...]
ACT: Raising Safe Kids 5:00 pm
ACT: Raising Safe Kids @ The Parenting Place, Tomah
Oct 30 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Tuesday September 25: young children’s exposure to violence Tuesday October 2: understanding and controlling parents’ anger Tuesday October 16: understanding and helping angry children Tuesday October 30: children and electronic media Tuesday November 6: discipline[...]
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Parent Connection, Tomah 9:30 am
Parent Connection, Tomah @ The Parenting Place, Tomah
Oct 31 @ 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[...]
Bringing the Protective Factors to Life in Your Work 10:00 am
Bringing the Protective Factors to Life in Your Work @ The Parenting Place - La Crosse
Oct 31 @ 10:00 am – 2:30 pm
As part of our mission to support families and the healthy development of children, we are offering this 6 session training introducing the Protective Factors Framework. We will engage in a comprehensive discussion based on[...]