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.

Jun
29
Mon
North Side Library Play Shoppe @ North Side Library
Jun 29 @ 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

Jun
30
Tue
Parent Connection, La Crosse @ The Parenting Place, La Crosse
Jun 30 @ 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
Jun 30 @ 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.

 

Jul
1
Wed
Parent Connection, Tomah @ The Parenting Place, Tomah
Jul 1 @ 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!

Jul
2
Thu
Muscles in Motion, La Crosse @ Boys and Girls Club
Jul 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 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.

 

Jul
3
Fri
Play Shoppe, La Crosse @ The Parenting Place, La Crosse
Jul 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. 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
Jul 3 @ 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
Jul 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 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

 

Jul
6
Mon
North Side Library Play Shoppe @ North Side Library
Jul 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 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

Jul
7
Tue
Parent Connection, La Crosse @ The Parenting Place, La Crosse
Jul 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 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

 


Due to the rapid changes to our programs to adapt to the pandemic, the information on our website currently is not up to date. Please check our Facebook page for the most current information. Thank you!