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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.  
      
Jan-Mar 2016 Calendar and Tip sheet (PDF)
April-June 2016 Calendar and Tip sheet (PDF)                                                 


Saturday, Mar. 12 | 1 – 3 p.m.
Self Expression with Percussion
Address: Alzheimer’s Association, 9370 Olive Blvd., St. Louis, MO 63132
Cost: $5 per person
Parking: Free
Description: Mr. Adam Rugo will present a fun afternoon of music and movement. You are guaranteed to have an enjoyable time listening to great music and participating freely! A free light lunch will be provided at 1 p.m. The music program will begin at 1:30 p.m.

Monday, Mar. 28 | 11:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Anheuser Busch Brewery – Lunch & Tour
Address:  1200 Lynch St., St. Louis, MO 63118
Cost:  Tour is free.  Lunch is on your own.
Parking:  Free
Description: The group will meet at the Biergarten for lunch at 11:30 a.m. Afterwards, on the 45-minute tour, you will observe the entire 7-step brewing process and see the Budweiser Clydesdales in the historic stables. At the end of the tour, we get to sample the beer!

Tuesday, April 12, 2016 | 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Movie & Ice Cream
Address: 24:1 Cinema (6755 Page Ave, Pagedale, MO 63133) | Jilly’s Ice Cream (8509 Delmar Blvd, St. Louis, MO 63124)
Cost: Movie and lunch is to be paid on your own.
Parking: Free
Description: Watch a current film at the brand new 24:1 Cinema, ending our time together with Ice Cream at Jilly’s!

Saturday, April 30, 2016 | 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Chair Exercise & Salad Exchange
Address: Alzheimer’s Association, 9370 Olive Blvd., St. Louis, MO 63132
Cost: Lunch is potluck style- bring a salad to share!
Parking: Free
Description: Come to learn easy chair exercises with fellow Meet-Up participants! The group will meet at the Alzheimer’s Association and will be led in exercises followed by a Salad Exchange- bring a salad to share! Wear comfortable work-out clothing and tennis shoes for comfort.

Monday, May 9, 2016 | 11 a.m. – ?
Missouri Botanical Garden - Guided Tour & Lunch
Address:  4344 Shaw Blvd, St. Louis, MO 63110
Cost: Cost of lunch and $10.00/person. Tour is to be paid on your own.
Parking: Free – parking lot
Description: Come enjoy a guided walking tour of the Missouri Botanical Garden in bloom and learn about its history. The group will first meet inside the front entrance lobby to begin the tour. Then lunch is on your own at the Sassafras Café inside the front entrance building. 

Thursday, May 26, 2016 | 5 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Almost Summer Potluck & Music
Address:  Alzheimer’s Association, 9370 Olive Blvd., St. Louis, MO 63132
Cost:  Free
Parking:  Free
Description:  Meet at the Alzheimer’s Association Office to celebrate the end of spring and beginning of summer with an evening of good food, friends, and music!  Those with a last name of A through M can bring a main dish or salad, and those who have a last name of N through Z can bring a dessert.

Saturday, June 4, 2016 | 2 p.m. - ?
World Bird Sanctuary
Address: 125 Bald Eagle Ridge Rd, Valley Park, MO 63088
Cost: Free
Parking: Free
Description: Visit the World Bird Sanctuary and attend the Amazing Animal Encounters presentation, a fun, family-friendly environmental education program presented by naturalists, using snakes, parrots, birds and mammals to teach you about the amazing creatures that share our planet, and what we can do to help them survive. 

Wednesday, June 8, 2016 | 11 a.m. – ?
Mini Golf & Lunch
Address: Aloha Pitch N Putt, Miniature Golf Course, 13502 Big Bend Rd, Valley Park, Missouri, 63088
Cost: Cost for lunch and golfing fee of $7/person ($5.50 if there are 6 or more people)
Parking: Free
Description: Enjoy a round of miniature golf or just relax on the deck and enjoy the view at the Aloha Pitch N Putt in Valley Park. Then join the group for lunch at JJ Twig’s Pizza & Pub across the street. 

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.


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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