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
Apr 2 @ 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
Apr 2 @ 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
Apr 3 @ 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[...]
Parent Connection, Sparta 10:00 am
Parent Connection, Sparta @ The Parenting Place, Sparta
Apr 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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Parent Connection, Tomah 9:30 am
Parent Connection, Tomah @ The Parenting Place, Tomah
Apr 4 @ 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 Provider Cohort – Tomah 6:00 pm
Family Provider Cohort – Tomah @ The Parenting Place-Tomah
Apr 4 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Foster your professional learning by sharing your passion, knowledge and experiences with a small group of your peers. Collaborate with fellow family care providers while sharing a meal. Dinner is included. Topics that will be[...]
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Muscles in Motion, La Crosse 10:00 am
Muscles in Motion, La Crosse @ Erickson Boys and Girls Club
Apr 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[...]
Family Provider Cohort – Westby 6:00 pm
Family Provider Cohort – Westby @ The United Methodist Church
Apr 5 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Foster your professional learning by sharing your passion, knowledge and experiences with a small group of your peers. Collaborate with fellow family care providers while sharing a meal. Dinner is included. Topics that will be[...]
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Play Shoppe, La Crosse 9:30 am
Play Shoppe, La Crosse @ The Parenting Place, La Crosse
Apr 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, Sparta 10:00 am
Play Shoppe, Sparta @ The Parenting Place, Sparta
Apr 6 @ 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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North Side Library Play Shoppe 9:30 am
North Side Library Play Shoppe @ North Side Library
Apr 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[...]
Play Shoppe, Tomah 9:30 am
Play Shoppe, Tomah @ The Parenting Place, Tomah
Apr 9 @ 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
Apr 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[...]
Parent Connection, Sparta 10:00 am
Parent Connection, Sparta @ The Parenting Place, Sparta
Apr 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[...]
Young Parents Support Group (Sparta) 3:00 pm
Young Parents Support Group (Sparta) @ The Parenting Place, Sparta
Apr 10 @ 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
Apr 11 @ 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 @ Erickson Boys and Girls Club
Apr 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[...]
Positive Parenting Seminars (Sparta) 5:00 pm
Positive Parenting Seminars (Sparta) @ Location will vary with dates; see details below
Apr 12 @ 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[...]
Positive Parenting Seminars for Separated or Single Parents – Tomah 5:00 pm
Positive Parenting Seminars for Separated or Single Parents – Tomah @ The Parenting Place
Apr 12 @ 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Positive Parenting Seminar Most of the time, parenting is great fun. But, there are times when things get a little tricky and stressful as a single or separated parent. Maybe your toddler won’t eat her[...]
Bringing the Protective Factors to Life in Your Work 6:00 pm
Bringing the Protective Factors to Life in Your Work @ The Parenting Place - La Crosse
Apr 12 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 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[...]
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Play Shoppe, La Crosse 9:30 am
Play Shoppe, La Crosse @ The Parenting Place, La Crosse
Apr 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, Sparta 10:00 am
Play Shoppe, Sparta @ The Parenting Place, Sparta
Apr 13 @ 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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North Side Library Play Shoppe 9:30 am
North Side Library Play Shoppe @ North Side Library
Apr 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[...]
Play Shoppe, Tomah 9:30 am
Play Shoppe, Tomah @ The Parenting Place, Tomah
Apr 16 @ 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
Apr 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[...]
Parent Connection, Sparta 10:00 am
Parent Connection, Sparta @ The Parenting Place, Sparta
Apr 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[...]
Stewards of Children- Darkness to Light 6:00 pm
Stewards of Children- Darkness to Light @ The Parenting Place, La Crosse
Apr 17 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
This nationally acclaimed training opportunity is designed to educate adults to prevent, recognize, and react responsibly to child sexual abuse. The class is highly recommended for all adults who work with children and youth –[...]
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Parent Connection, Tomah 9:30 am
Parent Connection, Tomah @ The Parenting Place, Tomah
Apr 18 @ 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 @ Erickson Boys and Girls Club
Apr 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[...]
Tomah Family Fun Night – Give Back Day 5:00 pm
Tomah Family Fun Night – Give Back Day @ The Parenting Place, Tomah
Apr 19 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Join us to help create tie blankets for the residents at the VA, decorate cookies for the nursing home residents & hand sew little pillows for the animal hospital! This is a great way to[...]
Family Provider Cohort – Westby 6:00 pm
Family Provider Cohort – Westby @ The United Methodist Church
Apr 19 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Foster your professional learning by sharing your passion, knowledge and experiences with a small group of your peers. Collaborate with fellow family care providers while sharing a meal. Dinner is included. Topics that will be[...]
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Play Shoppe, Sparta 10:00 am
Play Shoppe, Sparta @ The Parenting Place, Sparta
Apr 20 @ 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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Down and Dirty Family Fun Day 10:00 am
Down and Dirty Family Fun Day @ The Parenting Place, La Crosse
Apr 21 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Come investigate – appreciate – join in – share signs of spring. The messy, glorious, signs of spring! Our Down and Dirty Fun Day will be in our backyard at The Parenting Place. Dress for[...]
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North Side Library Play Shoppe 9:30 am
North Side Library Play Shoppe @ North Side Library
Apr 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[...]
Play Shoppe, Tomah 9:30 am
Play Shoppe, Tomah @ The Parenting Place, Tomah
Apr 23 @ 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
Apr 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[...]
Parent Connection, Sparta 10:00 am
Parent Connection, Sparta @ The Parenting Place, Sparta
Apr 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[...]
Positive Parenting and Your Child with Special Needs 12:00 pm
Positive Parenting and Your Child with Special Needs @ The Parenting Place, La Crosse
Apr 24 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Gather with other parents/caregivers with special needs children and explore how you can apply positive parenting skills to tackle problems specific to your family. You’ll learn some quick ways to put more positive in your[...]
WI Pyramid Model Infant Toddler Series 6:00 pm
WI Pyramid Model Infant Toddler Series @ The Parenting Place- La Crosse
Apr 24 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
WI Pyramid Model Infant Toddler Series @ The Parenting Place- La Crosse | La Crosse | Wisconsin | United States
NEW TRAINING!!! The Infant/Toddler Pyramid Model is an 8-part series specifically for Infant/Toddler caregivers. The goal of the series is to offer Infant/Toddler caregivers strategies they can explore and practice to support the optimal development[...]
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Parent Connection, Tomah 9:30 am
Parent Connection, Tomah @ The Parenting Place, Tomah
Apr 25 @ 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[...]
Shared Parenting Responsibilities April 25th – May 30th 6:00 pm
Shared Parenting Responsibilities April 25th – May 30th @ The Parenting Place, La Crosse
Apr 25 @ 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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Muscles in Motion, La Crosse 10:00 am
Muscles in Motion, La Crosse @ Erickson Boys and Girls Club
Apr 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 Seminars (Sparta) 5:00 pm
Positive Parenting Seminars (Sparta) @ Location will vary with dates; see details below
Apr 26 @ 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[...]
Tomah Parent Café 5:30 pm
Tomah Parent Café @ Lemonweir School
Apr 26 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Parent Cafés are an avenue for parents to come together to talk, to listen, and to support others with stressors, worries and challenges that many have struggled with alone. The Parent Cafés support parents in[...]
Bringing the Protective Factors to Life in Your Work 6:00 pm
Bringing the Protective Factors to Life in Your Work @ The Parenting Place - La Crosse
Apr 26 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 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[...]
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Play Shoppe, La Crosse 9:30 am
Play Shoppe, La Crosse @ The Parenting Place, La Crosse
Apr 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, Sparta 10:00 am
Play Shoppe, Sparta @ The Parenting Place, Sparta
Apr 27 @ 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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North Side Library Play Shoppe 9:30 am
North Side Library Play Shoppe @ North Side Library
Apr 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[...]
Play Shoppe, Tomah 9:30 am
Play Shoppe, Tomah @ The Parenting Place, Tomah
Apr 30 @ 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[...]
Family Fun Night – Michael Scott in Onalaska 6:30 pm
Family Fun Night – Michael Scott in Onalaska @ Onalaska Public Library
Apr 30 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Join professional storyteller and Parent Educator, Michael Scott, as he presents story time for the whole family along with some parenting tips and strategies. This even is sure to be fun for all! Family Nights[...]