Families and Communities

Join the Chequamegon Community Play Group every Wednesday from 10:15-11:30.

Summer Locations 2017

1st Wednesday of each month: Hines Park in Park Falls (Hwy 182 & turn towards the Golf Course)

2nd Wednesday: Smith Lake Park in Park Falls (take Hwy E west a few miles & turn left at the brown sign)

3rd & 5th Wednesdays: Industrial/Tuscobia Park in Park Falls (west on Hwy E, turn at “Industrial Park” sign after 9th Ave.)

4th Wednesday of each month: Movrich Park in Fifield (across from the Fifield gas station on Hwy 70)

**** Rain location is the Children’s section of the Park Falls Library****

Our Family Living Educator, Libby Slack, takes over the fun once a month! September’s theme is FALLING LEAVES!

If you would like more information check our the Chequamegon Community Play Group’s Facebook page! https://www.facebook.com/Chequamegon-Community-Play-Group-219943184706700/



Parenting and Family Relationships – Trustworthy resources …


Family relationships matter! Your source of well-researched, quality information about families and relationships.


Home Alone–Preparing Children For Self Care: http://fyi.uwex.edu/homealone/ 

Printed and Electronic Materials

The UW-Extension Parenting Website will connect you to research-based information for parents of infants to teens, all of the resources listed here, plus more!

Parenting Newsletters offer research-based information for parents of infants, young children, preschoolers and grandparents. Newsletters can be accessed online or in print at your county office.

Just in Time Parenting is a newsletter series that can be emailed to parents monthly and is specific to your child’s age and needs, from prenatal to age 5. The articles Include important information on child development, nutrition, health, safety, child care and much more.


Parenting the Preschooler fact sheets support parents and caregivers of preschool aged children. They cover a wide variety of topics including health, development and relationships.


Parenthetical is an e-newsletter, website and social network for parents of tweens and teens. Parents can connect and share ideas with other parents, as well as receive trustworthy information on parenting and teen development. Parenthetical features weekly articles about parenting topics based on research and the collected lessons and wisdom of parents.


Grandparents Raising Grandchildren is a 10-part newsletter series for grandparents raising young children (birth to age 8). The focus is on family relationships and child development rather than legal or financial issues. Topics include: understanding child behavior, the importance of close relationships and open communication, and maintaining contact with parents.