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 3 @ 8:30 am – 10:30 am
Ease into the beginning of School. Come share the morning with other parents – coffee, treats, conversation, door prizes, support! Free Childcare available for independent walkers.
Play Shoppe, Sparta 10:00 am
Play Shoppe, Sparta @ The Parenting Place, Sparta
Sep 3 @ 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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Parent Connection, Tomah 9:00 am
Parent Connection, Tomah @ The Parenting Place, Tomah
Sep 4 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am
Parent Connection, Tomah @ The Parenting Place, Tomah | Tomah | Wisconsin | United States
Welcomes anyone who has kiddos in their lives, who are looking for a place to unwind and share the joys as well as the challenges of parenting within an inclusive supportive group. This group will[...]
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Muscles in Motion, La Crosse 10:00 am
Muscles in Motion, La Crosse @ Powell Park
Sep 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. Running, tossing, balancing, and bouncing are combined with a guided activity to[...]
Positive Parenting Discussion Groups – Raising Resilient Children (La Crosse) 6:00 pm
Positive Parenting Discussion Groups – Raising Resilient Children (La Crosse) @ The Parenting Place, La Crosse
Sep 5 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Parenting is rewarding, but sometimes it can be frustrating! Join us to learn how you can make those sticky situations more positive. In these groups we will share ideas about positive discipline, encouraging behaviors you[...]
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Play Shoppe, La Crosse 9:30 am
Play Shoppe, La Crosse @ The Parenting Place, La Crosse
Sep 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, Tomah 9:30 am
Play Shoppe, Tomah @ The Parenting Place, Tomah
Sep 6 @ 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[...]
Parent Connection, Sparta 10:00 am
Parent Connection, Sparta @ The Parenting Place, Sparta
Sep 6 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Welcomes anyone who has kiddos in their lives, who are looking for a place to unwind and share the joys as well as the challenges of parenting within an inclusive supportive group. This group will[...]
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North Side Library Play Shoppe 9:30 am
North Side Library Play Shoppe @ North Side Library
Sep 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[...]
Nurturing Parenting – La Crosse 6:00 pm
Nurturing Parenting – La Crosse @ The Parenting Place, La Crosse
Sep 9 @ 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[...]
Shared Parenting Responsibilities 6:00 pm
Shared Parenting Responsibilities @ The Parenting Place, La Crosse
Sep 9 @ 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 and[...]
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Parent Connection, La Crosse 9:30 am
Parent Connection, La Crosse @ The Parenting Place, La Crosse
Sep 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[...]
Play Shoppe, Sparta 10:00 am
Play Shoppe, Sparta @ The Parenting Place, Sparta
Sep 10 @ 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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Parent Connection, Tomah 9:00 am
Parent Connection, Tomah @ The Parenting Place, Tomah
Sep 11 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am
Parent Connection, Tomah @ The Parenting Place, Tomah | Tomah | Wisconsin | United States
Welcomes anyone who has kiddos in their lives, who are looking for a place to unwind and share the joys as well as the challenges of parenting within an inclusive supportive group. This group will[...]
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Muscles in Motion, La Crosse 10:00 am
Muscles in Motion, La Crosse @ Powell Park
Sep 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. 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 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, Tomah 9:30 am
Play Shoppe, Tomah @ The Parenting Place, Tomah
Sep 13 @ 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[...]
Parent Connection, Sparta 10:00 am
Parent Connection, Sparta @ The Parenting Place, Sparta
Sep 13 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Welcomes anyone who has kiddos in their lives, who are looking for a place to unwind and share the joys as well as the challenges of parenting within an inclusive supportive group. This group will[...]
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Learning Environments and Curriculum Through the Lens of DAP 9:00 am
Learning Environments and Curriculum Through the Lens of DAP @ The Parenting Place
Sep 14 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
This training will provide participants with an in-depth review of the requirements for developmentally appropriate environments as required by the YoungStar evaluation criteria. The materials, learning centers and interactions of the early childhood learning environment[...]
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 14 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
In this combined class, participants will learn strategies to reduce the risk of Shaken Baby Syndrome and Sudden Infant Death Syndrome. We will discuss alternative ways to cope with an infant’s crying and how these[...]
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North Side Library Play Shoppe 9:30 am
North Side Library Play Shoppe @ North Side Library
Sep 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[...]
Shared Parenting Responsibilities 6:00 pm
Shared Parenting Responsibilities @ The Parenting Place, La Crosse
Sep 16 @ 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 and[...]
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Parent Connection, La Crosse 9:30 am
Parent Connection, La Crosse @ The Parenting Place, La Crosse
Sep 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[...]
Play Shoppe, Sparta 10:00 am
Play Shoppe, Sparta @ The Parenting Place, Sparta
Sep 17 @ 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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Parent Connection, Tomah 9:00 am
Parent Connection, Tomah @ The Parenting Place, Tomah
Sep 18 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am
Parent Connection, Tomah @ The Parenting Place, Tomah | Tomah | Wisconsin | United States
Welcomes anyone who has kiddos in their lives, who are looking for a place to unwind and share the joys as well as the challenges of parenting within an inclusive supportive group. This group will[...]
Shaken Baby Syndrome and SIDS Prevention Training – Tomah 5:30 pm
Shaken Baby Syndrome and SIDS Prevention Training – Tomah @ The Parenting Place - Tomah (Gloria Dei Lutheran Church)
Sep 18 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
In this combined class, participants will learn strategies to reduce the risk of Shaken Baby Syndrome and Sudden Infant Death Syndrome. We will discuss alternative ways to cope with an infant’s crying and how these[...]
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Muscles in Motion, La Crosse 10:00 am
Muscles in Motion, La Crosse @ Powell Park
Sep 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. 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 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, Tomah 9:30 am
Play Shoppe, Tomah @ The Parenting Place, Tomah
Sep 20 @ 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[...]
Parent Connection, Sparta 10:00 am
Parent Connection, Sparta @ The Parenting Place, Sparta
Sep 20 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Welcomes anyone who has kiddos in their lives, who are looking for a place to unwind and share the joys as well as the challenges of parenting within an inclusive supportive group. This group will[...]
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North Side Library Play Shoppe 9:30 am
North Side Library Play Shoppe @ North Side Library
Sep 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[...]
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Parent Connection, La Crosse 9:30 am
Parent Connection, La Crosse @ The Parenting Place, La Crosse
Sep 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[...]
Play Shoppe, Sparta 10:00 am
Play Shoppe, Sparta @ The Parenting Place, Sparta
Sep 24 @ 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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Parent Connection, Tomah 9:00 am
Parent Connection, Tomah @ The Parenting Place, Tomah
Sep 25 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am
Parent Connection, Tomah @ The Parenting Place, Tomah | Tomah | Wisconsin | United States
Welcomes anyone who has kiddos in their lives, who are looking for a place to unwind and share the joys as well as the challenges of parenting within an inclusive supportive group. This group will[...]
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Muscles in Motion, La Crosse 10:00 am
Muscles in Motion, La Crosse @ Powell Park
Sep 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. Running, tossing, balancing, and bouncing are combined with a guided activity to[...]
Positive Parenting Discussion Groups – The Bedtime Battle (La Crosse) 6:00 pm
Positive Parenting Discussion Groups – The Bedtime Battle (La Crosse) @ The Parenting Place, La Crosse
Sep 26 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Parenting is rewarding, but sometimes it can be frustrating! Join us to learn how you can make those sticky situations more positive. In these groups we will share ideas about positive discipline, encouraging behaviors you[...]
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Play Shoppe, La Crosse 9:30 am
Play Shoppe, La Crosse @ The Parenting Place, La Crosse
Sep 27 @ 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
Sep 27 @ 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[...]
Parent Connection, Sparta 10:00 am
Parent Connection, Sparta @ The Parenting Place, Sparta
Sep 27 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Welcomes anyone who has kiddos in their lives, who are looking for a place to unwind and share the joys as well as the challenges of parenting within an inclusive supportive group. This group will[...]
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North Side Library Play Shoppe 9:30 am
North Side Library Play Shoppe @ North Side Library
Sep 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[...]