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, Sparta 10:00 am
Play Shoppe, Sparta @ The Parenting Place, Sparta
Sep 1 @ 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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Play Shoppe, Tomah 9:30 am
Play Shoppe, Tomah @ The Parenting Place, Tomah
Sep 4 @ 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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1st Day of School Get Together 8:30 am
1st Day of School Get Together @ The Parenting Place, La Crosse
Sep 5 @ 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[...]
Nurturing Parenting for Military Families 4:00 pm
Nurturing Parenting for Military Families @ Fort McCoy
Sep 5 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Classes will be held Tuesdays, August 29, 2017 – September 26th, 2017 at Fort McCoy. Nurturing Parenting classes offer an opportunity to think about your parenting with a small group of other parents like you.[...]
Wisconsin Model Early Learning Standards (WMELS) 6:00 pm
Wisconsin Model Early Learning Standards (WMELS) @ The Parenting Place, La Crosse
Sep 5 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Wisconsin Model Early Learning Standards specify developmental expectations for children from birth to entrance to first grade. This 15-hour training series will explore all domains of a child’s learning and development and provide concrete tips[...]
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Parent Connection, Tomah 9:30 am
Parent Connection, Tomah @ The Parenting Place, Tomah
Sep 6 @ 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
Sep 6 @ 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, La Crosse 10:00 am
Muscles in Motion, La Crosse @ Seminary Park
Sep 7 @ 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 on Thursday mornings. Running, tumbling, playing ball, and a simple guided activity[...]
Positive Parenting Seminars – Raising Confident, Competent Children (Sparta) 5:30 pm
Positive Parenting Seminars – Raising Confident, Competent Children (Sparta) @ Sparta Public Library
Sep 7 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Topic: Raising Confident, Competent Children 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 won’t[...]
Shared Parenting Responsibilities August 10th – September 14 6:00 pm
Shared Parenting Responsibilities August 10th – September 14 @ The Parenting Place, La Crosse
Sep 7 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Join us Thursday evenings August 10th – September 14th for this co-op parenting course that will help parents work together to raise their children after a separation, divorce or break up. This means learning to understand[...]
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Play Shoppe, La Crosse 9:30 am
Play Shoppe, La Crosse @ The Parenting Place, La Crosse
Sep 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, Sparta 10:00 am
Play Shoppe, Sparta @ The Parenting Place, Sparta
Sep 8 @ 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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Play Shoppe, Onalaska 9:30 am
Play Shoppe, Onalaska @ Coulee Life Church, Onalaska
Sep 11 @ 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 11 @ 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 12 @ 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[...]
Nurturing Parenting for Military Families 4:00 pm
Nurturing Parenting for Military Families @ Fort McCoy
Sep 12 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Classes will be held Tuesdays, August 29, 2017 – September 26th, 2017 at Fort McCoy. Nurturing Parenting classes offer an opportunity to think about your parenting with a small group of other parents like you.[...]
Wisconsin Model Early Learning Standards (WMELS) 6:00 pm
Wisconsin Model Early Learning Standards (WMELS) @ The Parenting Place, La Crosse
Sep 12 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Wisconsin Model Early Learning Standards specify developmental expectations for children from birth to entrance to first grade. This 15-hour training series will explore all domains of a child’s learning and development and provide concrete tips[...]
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Parent Connection, Tomah 9:30 am
Parent Connection, Tomah @ The Parenting Place, Tomah
Sep 13 @ 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
Sep 13 @ 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, La Crosse 10:00 am
Muscles in Motion, La Crosse @ Seminary Park
Sep 14 @ 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 on Thursday mornings. Running, tumbling, playing ball, and a simple guided activity[...]
Positive Parenting Seminars – Raising Confident, Competent Children (Sparta) 5:30 pm
Positive Parenting Seminars – Raising Confident, Competent Children (Sparta) @ Sparta Public Library
Sep 14 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Topic: Raising Confident, Competent Children 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 won’t[...]
Shared Parenting Responsibilities August 10th – September 14 6:00 pm
Shared Parenting Responsibilities August 10th – September 14 @ The Parenting Place, La Crosse
Sep 14 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Join us Thursday evenings August 10th – September 14th for this co-op parenting course that will help parents work together to raise their children after a separation, divorce or break up. This means learning to understand[...]
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Play Shoppe, La Crosse 9:30 am
Play Shoppe, La Crosse @ The Parenting Place, La Crosse
Sep 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, Sparta 10:00 am
Play Shoppe, Sparta @ The Parenting Place, Sparta
Sep 15 @ 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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Play Shoppe, Onalaska 9:30 am
Play Shoppe, Onalaska @ Coulee Life Church, Onalaska
Sep 18 @ 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 18 @ 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 19 @ 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[...]
Nurturing Parenting for Military Families 4:00 pm
Nurturing Parenting for Military Families @ Fort McCoy
Sep 19 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Classes will be held Tuesdays, August 29, 2017 – September 26th, 2017 at Fort McCoy. Nurturing Parenting classes offer an opportunity to think about your parenting with a small group of other parents like you.[...]
Wisconsin Model Early Learning Standards (WMELS) 6:00 pm
Wisconsin Model Early Learning Standards (WMELS) @ The Parenting Place, La Crosse
Sep 19 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Wisconsin Model Early Learning Standards specify developmental expectations for children from birth to entrance to first grade. This 15-hour training series will explore all domains of a child’s learning and development and provide concrete tips[...]
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Parent Connection, Tomah 9:30 am
Parent Connection, Tomah @ The Parenting Place, Tomah
Sep 20 @ 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
Sep 20 @ 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 Seminars – Stoddard 6:00 pm
Positive Parenting Seminars – Stoddard @ St. Matthew's Lutheran School
Sep 20 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Positive Parenting Seminar Learn to use positive strategies for behavior management while focusing on self-worth and personal empowerment. We will also focus on helping children manage their feelings, developing daily routines, and understanding and managing[...]
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Muscles in Motion, La Crosse 10:00 am
Muscles in Motion, La Crosse @ Seminary Park
Sep 21 @ 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 on Thursday mornings. Running, tumbling, playing ball, and a simple guided activity[...]
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Play Shoppe, La Crosse 9:30 am
Play Shoppe, La Crosse @ The Parenting Place, La Crosse
Sep 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, Sparta 10:00 am
Play Shoppe, Sparta @ The Parenting Place, Sparta
Sep 22 @ 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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Play Shoppe, Onalaska 9:30 am
Play Shoppe, Onalaska @ Coulee Life Church, Onalaska
Sep 25 @ 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 25 @ 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 26 @ 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[...]
Nurturing Parenting for Military Families 4:00 pm
Nurturing Parenting for Military Families @ Fort McCoy
Sep 26 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Classes will be held Tuesdays, August 29, 2017 – September 26th, 2017 at Fort McCoy. Nurturing Parenting classes offer an opportunity to think about your parenting with a small group of other parents like you.[...]
Wisconsin Model Early Learning Standards (WMELS) 6:00 pm
Wisconsin Model Early Learning Standards (WMELS) @ The Parenting Place, La Crosse
Sep 26 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Wisconsin Model Early Learning Standards specify developmental expectations for children from birth to entrance to first grade. This 15-hour training series will explore all domains of a child’s learning and development and provide concrete tips[...]
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Parent Connection, Tomah 9:30 am
Parent Connection, Tomah @ The Parenting Place, Tomah
Sep 27 @ 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
Sep 27 @ 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, La Crosse 10:00 am
Muscles in Motion, La Crosse @ Seminary Park
Sep 28 @ 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 on Thursday mornings. Running, tumbling, playing ball, and a simple guided activity[...]
Sparta Family Fun Night – Under the Stars 5:30 pm
Sparta Family Fun Night – Under the Stars @ The Parenting Place, Sparta
Sep 28 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
A time for families to craft, snack, and learn about the stars and planets around us. Please sign up for this free event by calling Katrina at (608) 269-3151 or by registering online using the form below.
Supporting Conversations #3 6:00 pm
Supporting Conversations #3 @ The Parenting Place- La Crosse
Sep 28 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Participants in this training will have the opportunity to explore the role of diversity in their programs as a way to better support  children and families in their programs.    
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Play Shoppe, La Crosse 9:30 am
Play Shoppe, La Crosse @ The Parenting Place, La Crosse
Sep 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, Sparta 10:00 am
Play Shoppe, Sparta @ The Parenting Place, Sparta
Sep 29 @ 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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