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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, 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.

**Building is handicap accessible with elevators.  Jewelry is NOT permitted & suggested to keep at home.  Lockers are available.
Go to back of building to secured parking lot.  Press CALL button at gate, gate will open for you.  Proceed to THIRD floor "Viewing Room"

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.

Friday, August 28 | 11 a.m. - 2:15 p.m.
The Fountain on Locust & Tour of St. Louis Public Library Central Branch
Cost: lunch on your own, tour is free
Parking: metered street parking; free lot at Olive & 15th St. for the Library (get token in the Library)
Start at 11:00 a.m. (please be prompt) with lunch at The Fountain on Locust, 3037 Locust St., St. Louis, MO 63103—an old fashioned soda fountain diner dating back to 1916.  They have great salads, sandwiches & ice cream dishes!
St. Louis Public Library, 1301 Olive St., St. Louis, MO, 63103—docent-led tour of the recently renovated library.

Thursday, September 17 | 1-4 p.m.

Silver Screen Movie (free movies sponsored by Maturity and Its Muse)
AMC Creve Coeur 12 Theater
10465 Olive Blvd, Creve Coeur, MO 63141
Cost: Movie is free; St. Louis Bread Co is on your own
Parking: Free
We'll be viewing Driving Miss Daisy.  Great movie; great fun getting together.  After the movie, those who would like to will go next door to St. Louis Bread Co for treats, discussion of the movie and socialization.



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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