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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

June-Sept 2015 Calendar and tip sheet (PDF)

Thursday, June 25 | 11 a.m.-12 p.m.
Contemporary Art Museum / Pulitzer Foundation for the Arts
3750 Washington Blvd, St. Louis, MO 63108
Cost: free
Parking: Street parking
The day will start with a guided tour focusing on several pieces in the museum. Upon leaving, "Joe", the walk-in sculpture by Richard Serra, can be experienced in the Pulitzer Foundation for the Arts.                                                                  

Thursday, July 9 | 2– 4 p.m.
Sheldon Art Gallery
3648 Washington Blvd., St. Louis, MO 63108
Cost: free
Parking: Free parking in the lot west of Sheldon. No permit needed if visiting the Sheldon.
“A World of Music: African and Latin American”. Historic and contemporary world musical instruments are explored from four continents: Africa, Central & South America and Asia.
“An Uncertain Present: Small Town Architecture” explores the once vibrant towns found within a day's drive of St. Louis.
“Solomon Thurman:  An Artistic Practice.”  Thurman has focused primarily on the American experience with an emphasis on the African Diaspora.

Wednesday, July 22 | 9:45 -11:30 a.m.
Bissinger Chocolate Factory Tour
1600 Broadway, St. Louis, MO 63102
Cost: free
Parking: secured parking available with handicap parking accessible
Come see the spectacularly renovated building that used to be the home of the MKT Railroad Depot.  Tour will feature a short film followed by a walking tour that highlights the company’s rich 350-year history.  The chocolate making process and cocoa growing will be discussed.  Delicious chocolate samples will be provided.

Thursday, August 13 | 1-2 p.m.
International Photography Hall of Fame and Museum
3415 Olive Street, St. Louis, MO 63103
Cost: $3.00 per person
Parking: Street and meter parking
We’ll be viewing the following exhibits:
“NANJING STYLE:  Photographs from Our Sister City” displays amazing Chinese images from their homes.
“St. Louis Architecture” reflects the beauty in St. Louis and its vistas.
For those who want to come early, lunch (additional cost) is available downstairs in the Triumph Grill.  European motorcycles can be explored at this time.


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)Friday, January 9 | 10 a.m.—Noon


 

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