Check out the August Memory Café Calendar!
Please note that we follow the mask policies of host sites. We will update this page as we learn more about each site's policy.
River Tyme Bistro 425 W. Water Street, Appleton Thursday, August 5 – 1:30 – 3:00p
National Sandwich Month – We’re talking sandwiches in all their forms. Bring your favorite “recipe” or secret ingredient to share with the group. We’ll be learning about this most popular food that has been a favorite for hundreds of years.
River Tyme Bistro 425 W. Water Street, Appleton Thursday, August 19 – 1:30 – 3:00p
Sweet Summer Sing-A-Long. Songs and music can transport us in a moment. Music opens our hearts, our joy, and our memories. Come savor reminiscent tunes and homemade pies.
Kaukauna Public Library 207 Thilmany Road, Suite 200, Kaukauna Monday, August 9 – 1:30 – 3:00p
Happy American Adventures Month! Come and join us for some travelling in your chair to various American destinations! If you have some favorite souvenirs or collections from trips you have taken in the USA, bring them to “show and tell” us about it!
*Masks requested for all vaccinated and unvaccinated patrons*
Kimberly Municipal Complex 515 W Kimberly Avenue, Kimberly Wednesday, August 25 – 1:30 – 3:00p
“Ice Cream Social and Ukelele Sing-along” John McFadden will lead us in song. We’ll pass the time with engaging activities around the theme of Wisconsin’s favorite dairy treat – ice cream! We’ll be serving up a sundae bar with ice cream and choose-your-own fixings to coordinate with stories and games.
Mosquito Hill Nature Center N3380 Rogers Road, New London Wednesday, August 11 – 1:30 – 3:00p
Our prairie will be bursting in pre-fall blooms and grasses! We will welcome Kelly, a Master Gardener, to talk to us about all the benefits of native plants. Not only are they beautiful, but they benefit our environment so much. Join us as we celebrate the end of summer beauty as we learn, laugh, and enjoy each others’ company.
*Masks required for all vaccinated and unvaccinated patrons*
New London Senior Center 600 W. Washington St., New London Monday August 23 – 1:30 – 3:00p
For our second café at the New London Senior Center, we will have a surprise musical guest!
Oshkosh YMCA, 3303 W 20th Ave, Oshkosh August 30 – 1:30 – 3:00p
From lowering stress hormones to increasing the feel good endorphins, studies have shown that laughing can help improve a person’s health. Join special guest Joanne Murphy-Spice from the Winnebago County Health Department for our very own Laughter Yoga practice! Laughter Yoga starts out as breathing, clapping, and fake laughing and ends with everyone smiling and laughing.
Virtual – Zoom
Virtual Weekly Chair Yoga – Monday 11:00 – 11:15a
Join Nicole from Absolute Wellness in a quick round of chair yoga to start your week off right
Virtual Café – Monday, August 16 – 1:30 – 2:30p
Let’s go cloud gazing! When we gaze up at the clouds we often see patterns and images that resemble something from our memories. We will discuss the different types of clouds and view images of clouds to see what we see. Feel free to bring photos of impressive cloud formations you have witnessed.
Virtual Café – Wednesday, August 18 – 1:30 – 2:30p
Build your own Zen garden! We’ll deliver the supplies to your home to create your own miniature sized sand & rock box. These Zen gardens are great for developing mindfulness and relaxation. Email Harper or call 920-225-1711 to register for delivery by Monday August 16
Virtual Café – Thursday, August 25 – 1:30 – 2:30p
Let’s focus on Wellness this month! Carrie Esselman will have an afternoon of relaxation prepared to help us focus on taking good care of ourselves.