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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Winnebago Wednesdays 10:00 am
Winnebago Wednesdays @ Winnebago Park
Aug 1 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Winnebago Wednesdays takes place at Tomah’s Winnebago Park from 10am-11am. Lunch is provided at 11am FREE for children, small charge for adults. Every week brings a different theme sponsored by local businesses. This is a[...]
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Muscles in Motion, La Crosse 9:00 am
Muscles in Motion, La Crosse @ Powell Park
Aug 2 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 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
Aug 3 @ 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
Aug 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 playthings, crafts, circle time, and snacks. Come and share in[...]
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North Side Library Play Shoppe 9:30 am
North Side Library Play Shoppe @ North Side Library
Aug 6 @ 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
Aug 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[...]
Shared Parenting Responsibilities 6:00 pm
Shared Parenting Responsibilities @ The Parenting Place, La Crosse
Aug 6 @ 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
Aug 7 @ 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
Aug 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[...]
Positive Parenting Seminars – The Power of Positive Parenting (La Crosse) 5:30 pm
Positive Parenting Seminars – The Power of Positive Parenting (La Crosse) @ The Parenting Place, La Crosse
Aug 7 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 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[...]
Positive Parenting Seminars – Tomah 5:30 pm
Positive Parenting Seminars – Tomah @ The Parenting Place, Tomah
Aug 7 @ 5:30 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[...]
Strengthening Families – Tomah 6:00 pm
Strengthening Families – Tomah @ The Parenting Place - Tomah
Aug 7 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
In this 3 hour training, participants will learn about the 5 protective factors which are demonstrated to strengthen family function. They will also be able to identify at least three next steps that they could[...]
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Winnebago Wednesdays 10:00 am
Winnebago Wednesdays @ Winnebago Park
Aug 8 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Winnebago Wednesdays takes place at Tomah’s Winnebago Park from 10am-11am. Lunch is provided at 11am FREE for children, small charge for adults. Every week brings a different theme sponsored by local businesses. This is a[...]
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Muscles in Motion, La Crosse 9:00 am
Muscles in Motion, La Crosse @ Powell Park
Aug 9 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 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
Aug 10 @ 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.[...]
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North Side Library Play Shoppe 9:30 am
North Side Library Play Shoppe @ North Side Library
Aug 13 @ 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
Aug 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[...]
Tomah Family Fun Night – Give Back Day 5:00 pm
Tomah Family Fun Night – Give Back Day @ The Parenting Place, Tomah
Aug 13 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Come with your “messy” clothes ready to create! Registration IS required. Please contact Bryanna at 608-374-4190 or registration@theparentingplace.net by Friday, August 10th to make sure we have enough supplies for everyone!  
Shaken Baby Syndrome and SIDS Prevention – Tomah 5:30 pm
Shaken Baby Syndrome and SIDS Prevention – Tomah @ The Parenting Place-Tomah
Aug 13 @ 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[...]
Shared Parenting Responsibilities 6:00 pm
Shared Parenting Responsibilities @ The Parenting Place, La Crosse
Aug 13 @ 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
Aug 14 @ 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
Aug 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[...]
Young Parents Support Group (Sparta) 3:00 pm
Young Parents Support Group (Sparta) @ The Parenting Place, Sparta
Aug 14 @ 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.[...]
Positive Parenting Seminars – Raising Confident, Competent Children ( La Crosse) 6:00 pm
Positive Parenting Seminars – Raising Confident, Competent Children ( La Crosse) @ The Parenting Place, La Crosse
Aug 14 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Topic: Raising Confident, Competent Children Most of the time, parenting is great fun and you know you are doing a good job but there are times when things get a little tricky. Maybe your toddler won’t[...]
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Parent Connection, Tomah 9:30 am
Parent Connection, Tomah @ The Parenting Place, Tomah
Aug 15 @ 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 9:00 am
Muscles in Motion, La Crosse @ Powell Park
Aug 16 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 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
Aug 17 @ 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
Aug 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 playthings, crafts, circle time, and snacks. Come and share in[...]
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North Side Library Play Shoppe 9:30 am
North Side Library Play Shoppe @ North Side Library
Aug 20 @ 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
Aug 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[...]
Shared Parenting Responsibilities 6:00 pm
Shared Parenting Responsibilities @ The Parenting Place, La Crosse
Aug 20 @ 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
Aug 21 @ 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
Aug 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[...]
Positive Parenting Seminars – Raising Resilient Children (May 31st – La Crosse) 6:00 pm
Positive Parenting Seminars – Raising Resilient Children (May 31st – La Crosse) @ The Parenting Place, La Crosse
Aug 21 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Topic: Raising Resilient Children   Most of the time, parenting is great fun and you know you are doing a good job but there are times when things get a little tricky. Maybe your toddler won’t eat[...]
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Outdoor Activities with Children 8:30 am
Outdoor Activities with Children @ YWCA Child Center
Aug 22 @ 8:30 am – 12:30 pm
Explore ways to bring Art, Science, Math, and Literacy outside. This 4-hour training will cover the importance of outdoor play in children’s lives and how simple it is to incorporate into every day play such[...]
Parent Connection, Tomah 9:30 am
Parent Connection, Tomah @ The Parenting Place, Tomah
Aug 22 @ 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 9:00 am
Muscles in Motion, La Crosse @ Powell Park
Aug 23 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 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[...]
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
Aug 23 @ 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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Play Shoppe, Sparta 10:00 am
Play Shoppe, Sparta @ The Parenting Place, Sparta
Aug 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 playthings, crafts, circle time, and snacks. Come and share in[...]
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The Children’s Festival 9:00 am
The Children’s Festival @ Myrick Park, La Crosse
Aug 25 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
The Children’s Festival: Where Play Happens! Saturday, August 25, 2018, 9 am – Noon at Myrick Park (rain or shine) Join us for our annual Children’s Festival and don’t miss the dumping of the dirt[...]
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North Side Library Play Shoppe 9:30 am
North Side Library Play Shoppe @ North Side Library
Aug 27 @ 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
Aug 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[...]
Shaken Baby Syndrome and SIDS Prevention – La Crosse 5:30 pm
Shaken Baby Syndrome and SIDS Prevention – La Crosse @ The Parenting Place-La Crosse
Aug 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[...]
Shared Parenting Responsibilities 6:00 pm
Shared Parenting Responsibilities @ The Parenting Place, La Crosse
Aug 27 @ 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
Aug 28 @ 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
Aug 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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Parent Connection, Tomah 9:30 am
Parent Connection, Tomah @ The Parenting Place, Tomah
Aug 29 @ 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
Aug 29 @ 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 9:00 am
Muscles in Motion, La Crosse @ Powell Park
Aug 30 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 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
Aug 31 @ 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
Aug 31 @ 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[...]