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.

Oct
28
Mon
North Side Library Play Shoppe @ North Side Library
Oct 28 @ 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 is steeped in knowledge of child development and parenting skills; and the chance to meet other parents/ caregivers of young children.

Don’t forget to plan a little extra time at the end of Play Shoppe to check out books for everyone in the family!

There is no Play Shoppe on May 27th in observation of Memorial Day

Oct
29
Tue
Parent Connection, La Crosse @ The Parenting Place, La Crosse
Oct 29 @ 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 while toddlers and preschoolers play in our supervised playroom. Children that are not independent walkers are welcome to join their parents.

Registration is not required. For more information contact Heather at (608) 784-8125

 

Play Shoppe, Sparta @ The Parenting Place, Sparta
Oct 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 power of play! No registration required and this program is free for everyone.

If for any reason Play Shoppe is cancelled it will be posted on The Parenting Place Facebook page and a note will be left on facility door. If the School District cancels – Play Shoppe will also be cancelled.

 

Family Feud Fundraiser @ Weber Center for Performing Arts
Oct 29 @ 5:30 pm

An event for grownups who care about kids, to benefit The Parenting Place

Raffles, games, food, and a rousing Family Feud tournament played by 8 local teams! Who will be crowned the 2019 La Crosse Family Feud winner?

Doors open at 5:30 pm for social hour  ♦  Game begins at 6:45 pm
Gourmet hot dog bar and dessert included  ♦  Cash bar available
Check our Facebook page for event news and updates!

Tickets are $10 in advance and $15 at the door.
Tickets also available for purchase at The Parenting Place offices and all area Festival Foods.

Purchase tickets here!

 

 

Oct
30
Wed
Parent Connection, Tomah @ The Parenting Place, Tomah
Oct 30 @ 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 help you feel more “normal” about situations you are working through at home. If it deals with children most conversations are not off limits and Parent Connection will allow you to network and connect (child free if you like) with other adults over snacks. Childcare providers will entertain and play with your toddlers and preschoolers in our safe adjoining fun playroom. This is a free program and snacks will be provided for all participants! Registration is not required.

If for any reason PC is cancelled it will be posted on The Parenting Place Facebook page and a note will be left on facility door. If the School District cancels – Parent Connection will also be cancelled.

There will be no Parent Connection in July – join us at Winnebago Wednesdays!

Oct
31
Thu
Muscles in Motion, La Crosse @ Boys and Girls Club
Oct 31 @ 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 promote large motor development. Get ready to move!

**Muscles in Motion will be in the gym at the Boys and Girls Club for the winter months.

 

Nurturing Parenting – La Crosse @ The Parenting Place, La Crosse
Oct 31 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 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 positive strategies for behavior management while focusing on self- worth and personal empowerment. Nurturing Parenting topics will include developing daily routines, disciplining with dignity, and building family rules and values.

Contact Heather at (608) 784-8125 ext. 215 or registration@theparentingplace.net with questions or to register.

Limited child care is available with advanced notice.

 

 

 

 

Nov
1
Fri
Play Shoppe, La Crosse @ The Parenting Place, La Crosse
Nov 1 @ 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. No registration necessary.

PLAY SHOPPES IN THE PARK:
August 2nd – South Branch Library

August 9th – Copeland Splash Park

August 16 Springbrook Park

August 23rd – No Play Shoppe

August 30th – Weigant Park

September 6th – Seminary Park

 

 

Play Shoppe, Tomah @ The Parenting Place, Tomah
Nov 1 @ 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 power of play! No registration required and this program is free for everyone.

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If for any reason PC is cancelled it will be posted on The Parenting Place Facebook page and a note will be left on facility door. If the School District cancels – PC will also be cancelled.

 

 

 

Parent Connection, Sparta @ The Parenting Place, Sparta
Nov 1 @ 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 help you feel more “normal” about situations you are working through at home. If it deals with children most conversations are not off limits and Parent Connection will allow you to network and connect (child free if you like) with other adults over snacks. Childcare providers will entertain and play with your toddlers and preschoolers in our safe adjoining fun playroom. This is a free program and snacks will be provided for all participants! Registration is not required.

If for any reason PC is cancelled it will be posted on The Parenting Place Facebook page and a note will be left on facility door. If the School District cancels – PC will also be cancelled.

There will be no Parent Connection on April 19th