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Parent Playgroups!

Jul 29, 2019 01:54PM ● By Meg Schoh


La Crosse Area Playgroups


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Big Latch On 2019
Saturday, August 3rd, 2019. 
https://www.facebook.com/events/716622812044520/
Want to learn more about The Big Latch On? Check out the global website at https://biglatchon.org/! Stay tuned to this event page for updates and more information about our local event! This event is hosted and organized by the Western Wisconsin Breastfeeding Coalition.

Holistic Moms Network – La Crosse Area Chapter
Community of parents interested in green living, alternative health options, and mindful parenting.
When: Monthly
Where: Various locations in the Coulee Region
Cost: $15 for annual membership
Contact: [email protected]

La Crosse Library Story Time
The La Crosse Public Library prides itself on offering innovative and developmentally appropriate storytimes.  All are welcome at our storytimes, and the ages are a suggestion. Please attend the storytime you think will fit your child best. Siblings are always welcome at all of our storytimes. If you have any questions or concerns, please call the Youth Services desk at 608-789-7128 
https://www.lacrosselibrary.org/children-teens/storytime

New Mom & Baby Group
Facilitated by a lactation consultant, new moms, babies, and guest speakers gather for conversation, education, and support.
When: Tuesdays 10:30am-11:30am
Where: Mayo Family Health Clinic, Sally Olson Conference Room, 815 South 10th St.
Cost: Free
Contact: 392-4172 

Muscles in Motion
Parents, caregivers, and kids of all ages keep active running and playing with balls, hula hoops, tents, and other equipment at a gym.
When: Thursdays, 10-11am
Where: Boys and Girls Club of Greater La Crosse, 1331 Clinton St.
Cost: Free
Contact: 784-8125

MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers)
Moms of newborns through kindergarteners support one another at playdates and embrace the journey of motherhood.
When: 1st and 3rd Thursdays, 9-11am or 2nd and 4th Thursdays, 7-8:30pm
Where: First Free Church, 123 Mason St., Onalaska (link to http://www.mops.org/groups/http--wwwmopsorg-groups-first-evangelical-free-church) or Olivet Lutheran Church, 2100 Bainbridge St. (link to http://www.mops.org/groups/olivet )
Cost: $25 for annual membership
Contact: 575-6986 or 414-436-7438

MOMS Club of La Crosse/West Salem (Moms Offering Moms Support)
At-home and part-time working mothers establish a support system and children of all ages do activities supervised by volunteer babysitters.
When: Monthly
Where: Various locations in the Coulee Region
Cost: $30 for annual membership
Contact: [email protected]

Parent Connection
Facilitated by a parent educator, parents and caregivers gather in a safe, supportive place to talk about raising children, while independent walkers play supervised in the room next door.
When: Tuesdays, 9:30-11am
Where: The Parenting Place, 1500 Green Bay St.
Cost: Free
Contact: 784-8125

Parenting Place
Every day we see how time, effort and knowledge devoted to improving the lives of children is richly rewarded. Want to experience those rewards yourself, meet other grownups and kids and have a great time in the process? You belong at The Parenting Place!

With The Parenting Place you can:
  • Learn parenting tips and skills
  • Interact with other parents
  • Find the best options for child care
Our programs, referrals and resources are available to any parent or caregiver FREE of charge.

Play Shoppe
Parents and caregivers join kids of all ages in play, crafts, snack, and a story.
When: Mondays (Onalaska); Fridays (La Crosse), 9:30-11am
Where: Coulee Life Church, N5761 County Rd. SN, Onalaska; The Parenting Place, 1500 Green Bay St.
Cost: Free
Contact: 784-8125