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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Parent Connection, Tomah 9:30 am
Parent Connection, Tomah @ The Parenting Place, Tomah
May 1 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 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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Play Shoppe, Tomah 9:30 am
Play Shoppe, Tomah @ The Parenting Place, Tomah
May 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[...]
Muscles in Motion, La Crosse 10:00 am
Muscles in Motion, La Crosse @ Boys and Girls Club
May 2 @ 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
May 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.[...]
Parent Connection, Sparta 10:00 am
Parent Connection, Sparta @ The Parenting Place, Sparta
May 3 @ 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
May 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[...]
Nurturing Parenting – La Crosse 6:00 pm
Nurturing Parenting – La Crosse @ The Parenting Place, La Crosse
May 6 @ 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
May 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
May 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[...]
Play Shoppe, Sparta 10:00 am
Play Shoppe, Sparta @ The Parenting Place, Sparta
May 7 @ 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[...]
DAP Interest Centers Workshop 6:00 pm
DAP Interest Centers Workshop @ The Parenting Place
May 7 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Learn how to incorporate interest centers into your child care environment and create a Developmentally Appropriate Environment. This training is divided into four modules related to different interest centers. Join us in La Crosse on[...]
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Parent Connection, Tomah 9:30 am
Parent Connection, Tomah @ The Parenting Place, Tomah
May 8 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 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[...]
Family Provider Cohort – Sparta 6:00 pm
Family Provider Cohort – Sparta @ The Parenting Place, Sparta
May 8 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Are you looking for a chance to connect with other family child care providers in the area? Join this professional learning community for discussions on topics such as Professionalism, Child Development, Curriculum and Learning Environments.[...]
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Play Shoppe, Tomah 9:30 am
Play Shoppe, Tomah @ The Parenting Place, Tomah
May 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[...]
Walking On Egg Shells 9:30 am
Walking On Egg Shells @ The Parenting Place
May 9 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Walking on egg shells – does that describe you as you move through the day with your child trying to avoid the next full-blown tantrum? Join us at the Parenting Place Positive Parenting Discussion group[...]
Muscles in Motion, La Crosse 10:00 am
Muscles in Motion, La Crosse @ Boys and Girls Club
May 9 @ 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
May 9 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Are you looking for a chance to connect with other family child care providers in the area? Join this professional learning community for discussions on topics such as Professionalism, Child Development, Curriculum and Learning Environments.[...]
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Play Shoppe, La Crosse 9:30 am
Play Shoppe, La Crosse @ The Parenting Place, La Crosse
May 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.[...]
Parent Connection, Sparta 10:00 am
Parent Connection, Sparta @ The Parenting Place, Sparta
May 10 @ 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
May 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[...]
Nurturing Parenting – La Crosse 6:00 pm
Nurturing Parenting – La Crosse @ The Parenting Place, La Crosse
May 13 @ 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
May 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
May 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[...]
Play Shoppe, Sparta 10:00 am
Play Shoppe, Sparta @ The Parenting Place, Sparta
May 14 @ 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[...]
Young Parents Support Group (Sparta) 3:00 pm
Young Parents Support Group (Sparta) @ The Parenting Place, Sparta
May 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.[...]
Tomah Family Fun Night – Shapes of Spring 5:00 pm
Tomah Family Fun Night – Shapes of Spring @ The Parenting Place, Tomah
May 14 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Squares, circles, triangles oh MY! Join us for a fun night of exploration of all the shapes you see during the spring time. Through games, crafts and fun activities everyone will walk away with projects![...]
DAP Interest Centers Workshop 6:00 pm
DAP Interest Centers Workshop @ The Parenting Place
May 14 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Learn how to incorporate interest centers into your child care environment and create a Developmentally Appropriate Environment. This training is divided into four modules related to different interest centers. Join us in La Crosse on[...]
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Shaken Baby Syndrome and SIDS Prevention – La Crosse 5:30 pm
Shaken Baby Syndrome and SIDS Prevention – La Crosse @ The Parenting Place-La Crosse
May 15 @ 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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Play Shoppe, Tomah 9:30 am
Play Shoppe, Tomah @ The Parenting Place, Tomah
May 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[...]
Muscles in Motion, La Crosse 10:00 am
Muscles in Motion, La Crosse @ Boys and Girls Club
May 16 @ 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 – Tomah 2:00 pm
Positive Parenting Seminars – Tomah @ The Parenting Place, Tomah
May 16 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 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[...]
Sparta Family Fun Night – Grow With Me Family Fun Night 5:00 pm
Sparta Family Fun Night – Grow With Me Family Fun Night @ The Parenting Place, Sparta
May 16 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
A night for the whole family to experience the magic of growing. Everyone will get a chance to explore fun crafts and projects sure to bring out the gardener in each of you. Don’t forget[...]
Balancing Work and Family 6:30 pm
Balancing Work and Family @ The Parenting Place
May 16 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Are you trying to figure your busy schedule out? What can help? Are you looking for ways to cope with the day-to-day stress of juggling work and family? If you’re thinking there must be an[...]
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Play Shoppe, La Crosse 9:30 am
Play Shoppe, La Crosse @ The Parenting Place, La Crosse
May 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.[...]
Parent Connection, Sparta 10:00 am
Parent Connection, Sparta @ The Parenting Place, Sparta
May 17 @ 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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Strengthening Families 9:00 am
Strengthening Families @ The Parenting Place- La Crosse
May 18 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 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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North Side Library Play Shoppe 9:30 am
North Side Library Play Shoppe @ North Side Library
May 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[...]
Shared Parenting Responsibilities 6:00 pm
Shared Parenting Responsibilities @ The Parenting Place, La Crosse
May 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
May 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[...]
Play Shoppe, Sparta 10:00 am
Play Shoppe, Sparta @ The Parenting Place, Sparta
May 21 @ 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 9:30 am
Parent Connection, Tomah @ The Parenting Place, Tomah
May 22 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 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[...]
Family Provider Cohort – Sparta 6:00 pm
Family Provider Cohort – Sparta @ The Parenting Place, Sparta
May 22 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Are you looking for a chance to connect with other family child care providers in the area? Join this professional learning community for discussions on topics such as Professionalism, Child Development, Curriculum and Learning Environments.[...]
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Play Shoppe, Tomah 9:30 am
Play Shoppe, Tomah @ The Parenting Place, Tomah
May 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[...]
Muscles in Motion, La Crosse 10:00 am
Muscles in Motion, La Crosse @ Boys and Girls Club
May 23 @ 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
May 23 @ 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[...]
Family Provider Cohort – Westby 6:00 pm
Family Provider Cohort – Westby @ The United Methodist Church
May 23 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Are you looking for a chance to connect with other family child care providers in the area? Join this professional learning community for discussions on topics such as Professionalism, Child Development, Curriculum and Learning Environments.[...]
Positive Parenting Seminars – The Power of Positive Parenting 6:00 pm
Positive Parenting Seminars – The Power of Positive Parenting @ The Parenting Place, La Crosse
May 23 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Topic: The Power of Positive Parenting 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[...]
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Play Shoppe, La Crosse 9:30 am
Play Shoppe, La Crosse @ The Parenting Place, La Crosse
May 24 @ 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
May 24 @ 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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Parent Connection, La Crosse 9:30 am
Parent Connection, La Crosse @ The Parenting Place, La Crosse
May 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[...]
Play Shoppe, Sparta 10:00 am
Play Shoppe, Sparta @ The Parenting Place, Sparta
May 28 @ 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 9:30 am
Parent Connection, Tomah @ The Parenting Place, Tomah
May 29 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 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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Play Shoppe, Tomah 9:30 am
Play Shoppe, Tomah @ The Parenting Place, Tomah
May 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[...]
Muscles in Motion, La Crosse 10:00 am
Muscles in Motion, La Crosse @ Boys and Girls Club
May 30 @ 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 – Raising Confident, Competent Children ( La Crosse) 6:00 pm
Positive Parenting Seminars – Raising Confident, Competent Children ( La Crosse) @ The Parenting Place, La Crosse
May 30 @ 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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Play Shoppe, La Crosse 9:30 am
Play Shoppe, La Crosse @ The Parenting Place, La Crosse
May 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.[...]
Parent Connection, Sparta 10:00 am
Parent Connection, Sparta @ The Parenting Place, Sparta
May 31 @ 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[...]