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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Muscles in Motion, La Crosse 10:00 am
Muscles in Motion, La Crosse @ Powell Park
Aug 1 @ 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
Aug 2 @ 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.[...]
3
Dad and Me Walkabout 9:00 am
Dad and Me Walkabout @ Global Grounds
Aug 3 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Dads and kids of all ages are welcome to join this walk looping through UWL and Myrick marsh. Meet in front of Global Grounds across from UWL at 9am! Partners are encouraged to take this[...]
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North Side Library Play Shoppe 9:30 am
North Side Library Play Shoppe @ North Side Library
Aug 5 @ 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
Aug 5 @ 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
Aug 5 @ 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 and[...]
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Parent Connection, La Crosse 9:30 am
Parent Connection, La Crosse @ The Parenting Place, La Crosse
Aug 6 @ 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[...]
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Muscles in Motion, La Crosse 10:00 am
Muscles in Motion, La Crosse @ Powell Park
Aug 8 @ 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
Aug 9 @ 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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Dad and Me Walkabout 9:00 am
Dad and Me Walkabout @ Global Grounds
Aug 10 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Dads and kids of all ages are welcome to join this walk looping through UWL and Myrick marsh. Meet in front of Global Grounds across from UWL at 9am! Partners are encouraged to take this[...]
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North Side Library Play Shoppe 9:30 am
North Side Library Play Shoppe @ North Side Library
Aug 12 @ 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
Aug 12 @ 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
Aug 12 @ 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 and[...]
13
Parent Connection, La Crosse 9:30 am
Parent Connection, La Crosse @ The Parenting Place, La Crosse
Aug 13 @ 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[...]
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 13 @ 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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Muscles in Motion, La Crosse 10:00 am
Muscles in Motion, La Crosse @ Powell Park
Aug 15 @ 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
Aug 16 @ 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.[...]
17
Dad and Me Walkabout 9:00 am
Dad and Me Walkabout @ Global Grounds
Aug 17 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Dads and kids of all ages are welcome to join this walk looping through UWL and Myrick marsh. Meet in front of Global Grounds across from UWL at 9am! Partners are encouraged to take this[...]
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North Side Library Play Shoppe 9:30 am
North Side Library Play Shoppe @ North Side Library
Aug 19 @ 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
Aug 19 @ 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
Aug 19 @ 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 and[...]
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Parent Connection, La Crosse 9:30 am
Parent Connection, La Crosse @ The Parenting Place, La Crosse
Aug 20 @ 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[...]
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Breastfeeding Friendly Child Care 9:00 am
Breastfeeding Friendly Child Care @ YWCA Child Care Center
Aug 22 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Child care centers have an opportunity to support breastfeeding mothers and make the separation of mom and baby a smoother transition. Being a supportive center will allow mom to focus on spending time with baby[...]
Muscles in Motion, La Crosse 10:00 am
Muscles in Motion, La Crosse @ Powell Park
Aug 22 @ 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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Children’s Festival 9:00 am
Children’s Festival @ Myrick Park, La Crosse
Aug 24 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
It’s time for the annual Children’s Festival! Join us for three full hours of amazing play. Get wet, get blissfully dirty, get creative, make art, play in the mud kitchen, direct your own play… and[...]
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North Side Library Play Shoppe 9:30 am
North Side Library Play Shoppe @ North Side Library
Aug 26 @ 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
Aug 26 @ 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
Aug 26 @ 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 and[...]
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Parent Connection, La Crosse 9:30 am
Parent Connection, La Crosse @ The Parenting Place, La Crosse
Aug 27 @ 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[...]
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Muscles in Motion, La Crosse 10:00 am
Muscles in Motion, La Crosse @ Powell Park
Aug 29 @ 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
Aug 30 @ 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.[...]
31
Dad and Me Walkabout 9:00 am
Dad and Me Walkabout @ Global Grounds
Aug 31 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Dads and kids of all ages are welcome to join this walk looping through UWL and Myrick marsh. Meet in front of Global Grounds across from UWL at 9am! Partners are encouraged to take this[...]