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Alzheimer’s Association meet-up events are social\cultural activities for individuals with mild memory loss and their family members, friends and/or other supporters.      

Meet-Up Events Calendar

Registration is required. To register for any of the meet-up events, contact Deb Bryer, at 800.272.3900 or stlfamilyservices@alz.org.  
April-June 2016 Calendar and Tip sheet (PDF)   
July-Sept 2016 Calendar and Tip sheet (PDF)                                              

Thursday, June 23, 2016 | 11 a.m.
Pulitzer Museum – Ellipsis Exhibit and Lunch
Address: 3716 Washington Blvd, St. Louis, MO 63108
Cost: Exhibit is free. Lunch is on your own.
Parking: Free
Description: Explore the Ellipsis Exhibit at the Pulitzer “that invites visitors to listen, look, touch, taste, and pause—celebrating the senses and embracing a range of individual and collective experiences. Spanning artistic practices and eras, Ellipsis brings out unexpected variations in perception, interaction, and awareness.” Afterwards, guests can attend an optional lunch at the Café in the Contemporary Art Museum next door.

Thursday, July 7, 2016 | 4 p.m. – 6 p.m.
“Let Freedom Ring” Picnic
Address: Alzheimer’s Association, 9370 Olive Blvd., St.
Louis, MO 63132
Cost: Free, Potluck – bring dish to share
Parking: Free
Description: Bring your favorite picnic food item to share and come celebrate Independence Day at the Alzheimer’s Association! Music will be played to accompany our meal. Last name begins with A-M, bring sides (Potato salad, slaw, baked beans, pasta salads), last name begins with N -Z, bring the meats/sandwiches or desserts (Fried chicken, deli sandwiches, pie, cake, ice cream).

Monday, July 18, 2016 |11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Pi Pizza & the National Blues Museum
Address: Pi Pizza: 610 S. Washington Ave.| St. Louis, MO
Blues Museum: 615 Washington Ave., St. Louis, MO
Cost: $12/person for tour. Pay to Box Office. Participants responsible for lunch.
Parking: $1/hour, directly behind museum on 6th & Lucas
Description: Meet at Pi Pizza at 11 a.m. for lunch before crossing the street to attend self-guided tours at the National Blues Museum.

Friday, August 5, 2016 | 9:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Missouri History Museum – “Route 66” Guided Tour & Lunch at Bixby’s
Address: 5700 Lindell Blvd., St. Louis, MO 63112
Cost: Tour is free. Participants responsible for lunch.
Parking: Free – West parking lot entrance off of Lindell and to the right of the building. Must give your name to the guard and confirm you are with the Alzheimer’s Association event. Only those with reservations will be able to park in the reserved lot.
Description: Known as the “Mother Road” and the “Main Street of America”, Route 66 plays an important role in American History. It has a story to tell about St. Louis. Let’s explore the history of this famous road and its effect on St. Louis. Meet in the back lobby directly inside, in front
of the museum store. Door by the west parking lot. Let us know if you will be staying for lunch so that you can be included in the Bixby’s reservation! Attendance is limited to a 30 person maximum. Reservations are REQUIRED for tour and lunch.

Tuesday, August 23, 2016 | 11 a.m. - ?
Fitz’s Lunch & St. Louis Walk of Fame
Address: Fitz's Root Beer: 6605 Delmar Blvd., St. Louis 63130
Cost: Participants responsible for lunch.
Parking: Free, large parking lot behind Fitz’s
Description: Visit the Delmar Loop beginning with lunch at Fitz's Root Beer. After lunch we will take a stroll down the St. Louis Walk of Fame which features the lives of famous St. Louisians and their contributions to our fair city.

Thursday, September 8, 2016 | 10:30 a.m. – Noon
Horsin’ Around
Address: Equine Assisted Therapy | 3369 Highway 109, Wildwood, MO, 63038
Cost: Free, Participants responsible for cost of lunch (lunch optional).
Parking: Free, On-site
Description: Hold your horses! Join our group at the Equine Assisted Therapy facility this Fall. Listen to a presentation on the E.A.T. program of horseback riding for children with disabilities. After the presentation, we will meet the horses and get to pet, groom, and lead them. Bring your camera for a photo with a horse! Meet in the office/meeting room at the facility. The event will take place indoors so it is “rain or shine”. Any interested participants can go to lunch nearby following the program.

Wednesday, September 28, 2016 | 1 p.m. – 2 p.m.
“Laumier Gems”
Address- Laumier:12580 Rott Rd., St. Louis, MO, 63127
Ruby Tuesday: (Optional Lunch) 10797 Sunset Plaza (Watson Road)
Cost: $15/ per couple (One participant w/ one support person), Participants responsible for optional lunch.
Parking: Free
Description: Laumier Gems offers an opportunity for exercise and interactions with Arts and Nature! Enjoy an interactive docent-led tour of the sculptures around the Kranzberg Education Lab. Participants will walk/stand up for about 45 minutes. Paths are walker and wheel chair accessible. Hats and sunglasses recommended. Check in will be in the main house.

MedicAlert + Alzheimer’s Association Safe Return®: It’s easy for a person with memory loss to get separated or lost in an unfamiliar setting. We recommend enrolling in MedicAlert + Alzheimer’s Association Safe Return.

Caregiver Tip Sheet: Participating in Community Activities/Programs (pdf)


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