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Memory Cafés welcome persons experiencing memory loss, along with family and friends who love and care for them. Attendees participate in activities, learning, music, conversation, refreshments, laughter, and fun.
River Tyme Bistro, 425 W. Water Street, Appleton – Thursday, January 6 – 1:30 – 3:00p
Are you feeling lucky in 2022? Join us for some fun bingo and silly conversations to start the New Year out right!
River Tyme Bistro, 425 W. Water Street, Appleton – Thursday, January 20 – 1:30 – 3:00p
Spread Joy! Lights off, caroling done, gifts given. What’s left? A fresh perspective on Joy. Carry Joy into 2022. Happy New Year!
Ledge View Nature Center, W2348 Short Road, Chilton – Tuesday, January 11 – 1:30 – 2:30p
What animals hibernate in the winter? Where do they go? Are they really sleeping the whole time? Join us for an afternoon learning about winter hibernation at the nature center!
Fox West YMCA, W6931 School Road, Greenville – Wednesday, January 5 – 1:30 – 3:00p
Intro to exercise. No matter your fitness level, come to this Memory Café to learn and try the basics of a complete exercise routine with cardiovascular activity, strength training and stretching. Bring your exercise and fitness questions with you and a fitness professional will answer them for you.
Kaukauna Public Library, 207 Thilmany Road, Suite 200, Kaukauna – Monday, January 10 – 1:30 – 3:00p
Join us for an upbeat, energizing afternoon. We will be participating in our very own Drum Circle! Come find your rhythm and inner musician as we play our drums together. No musical experience needed!
Kimberly Municipal Complex, 515 W Kimberly Avenue, Kimberly – Wednesday, January 26 – 1:30 – 3:00p
Celebrate Elvis Presley’s Birthday with a performance by Elvis Tribute Artist, Elvis John. Put on your blue suede shoes and listen to the music while enjoying one of Elvis’ favorite snacks.
Menasha Public Library, 440 First Street, Menasha – Wednesday, January 19 – 1:30 – 3:00p
Mayor Don Merkes will present on what is happening in Menasha in 2022! Come with questions!
Neenah Public Library, 240 E Wisconsin Avenue, Neenah – Monday, January 17 – 1:30 – 3:00p
Beat the cold with a Winter Carnival full of Minute to Win It games – celebrate the season! No skill necessary, just join in to have fun and get moving! We hope to see you!
Mosquito Hill Nature Center, N3380 Rogers Road, New London – Wednesday, January 12 – 1:30 – 3:00p
We may all feel a bit tired this time of year, but some take sleep to a whole different level! Mary Swifka, a Staff Naturalist at Mosquito Hill, will help us learn about hibernation and winter survival in the animal kingdom. Venture out and join us for an afternoon—it’s cold outside, but warm in our building!
New London Senior Center, 600 W Washington Street, New London – Monday, January 24 – 1:30 – 3:00p
Join us for a Jamaican themed afternoon with special guest, Melissa Mulroy, who will be performing with her ukulele! Let’s spend the afternoon “Warming up Winter”.
Oshkosh Public Library, 106 Washington Avenue, Oshkosh – Wednesday, January 12 – 1:30 – 3:00p
Happy New Year! We’re going to start this year out right by partaking in New Year traditions from around the world, playing carnival games, and enjoying each other’s company in a warm, fun atmosphere.
Oshkosh YMCA, 3303 W 20th Avenue, Oshkosh – Monday, January 31 – 1:30 – 3:00p
Join Jessica Smith, from Aspire Senior Living, for a therapeutic rock painting activity! Painting promotes creativity, can be an emotional release for people struggling with stress, and can improve hand-eye coordination. We’ll also learn about the history of rock painting and it’s significance.
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