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.

 

Appleton

River Tyme Bistro, 425 W. Water Street, Appleton – Thursday, May 5 – 1:30 – 3:00p

Happy Cinco De Mayo! Join us for a fun afternoon at our Mexican-themed café with music, games, & trivia.  We’ll have a fiesta, olé!

River Tyme Bistro, 425 W. Water Street, Appleton – Thursday, May 19 – 1:30 – 3:00p

Flowers for Mother.  We all have a mother. Tell us about yours. What’s your favorite memory growing up?  We will make paper flowers. 

 

Brillion

Brillion Public Library, 326 North Main Street, Brillion – Tuesday, May 3 – 1:30 – 2:30p

We will have a Cinco De Mayo Celebration! Join us at the library for a themed party with trivia about Cinco De Mayo.

 

Chilton

Ledge View Nature Center, W2348 Short Road, Chilton – Tuesday, May 10 – 1:30 – 2:30p

Join us for an afternoon of moving our bodies and learning new techniques with Tai Chi and yoga.  What a great way to restart and refresh ourselves during this spring season!

 

Greenville

Fox West YMCA, W6931 School Road, Greenville – Wednesday, May 4 – 1:30 – 3:00p

Stretch your limits.  Learn about stretching exercises that be done seated or standing.  Do you have a nagging muscle or stiffness?  Perhaps the right stretch will do the trick.  This class is for all levels of exercisers.  

 

Kaukauna

Kaukauna Public Library, 207 Thilmany Road, Suite 200, Kaukauna – Monday, May 9 – 1:30 – 3:00p

Susan McFadden will lead us in talking about loneliness and connection during the pandemic. We’ll create a poem and maybe a song with ukulele accompaniment. We’ll also use colors to express these feelings. Our creations will become part of a project at the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee called “Lonely No More.” 

 

Kimberly

*NEW Heart of the Valley YMCA, 225 W Kennedy Avenue, Kimberly – Thursday, May 12 – 1:30 – 3:00p

Join us for our inaugural Memory Café at the Y!  It’s the perfect time of the year to plant flowers, but first, we need a beautifully decorated flowerpot. We will spend the afternoon painting our own pots to take home to use for our spring planting.

Kimberly Municipal Complex, 515 W Kimberly Avenue, Kimberly – Wednesday, May 25 – 1:30 – 3:00p

Let’s make art!  McKenzie Krohn, a Life Enrichment Specialist with an emphasis in Art Therapy, will be helping at our Memory Café today!  Join us for an afternoon of creativity as we craft an item that you can take home and display during the spring months!  Enjoy an afternoon of fun and laughter, while you work together to create a work of art.

 

Menasha

Menasha Public Library, 440 First Street, Menasha – Wednesday, May 18 – 1:30 – 3:00p

Join Menasha Mayor, Don Merkes, for his “Memories of Menasha” presentation and learn about the history, present, and future projects that are on the horizon for the city. 

 

Neenah

Neenah Public Library, 240 E Wisconsin Avenue, Neenah – Monday, May 16 – 1:30 – 3:00p

April Showers bring May Flowers.  Today at our Memory Café, we will plant flowers in teacups and discuss the traditions and holidays associated with the month of May.

 

 

New London

Mosquito Hill Nature Center, N3380 Rogers Road, New London – Wednesday, May 11 – 1:30 – 3:00p

Mother’s Day just passed, and our animal kingdom has the same thing going on! Staff Naturalist Jessica Miller follows up her February “love” talk to bring news of baby animals. Join us as we explore our natural world and celebrate families and friends being together.

New London Senior Center, 600 W Washington Street, New London – Monday, May 23 – 1:30 – 3:00p

Today we will be talking about “Our flag, Our freedoms” and remembering our loved ones who served in the military.  Also, Jim Yeager, the New London VFW Post Commander will stop by.

 

Oshkosh

Oshkosh Public Library, 106 Washington Avenue, Oshkosh – Wednesday, May 11 – 1:30 – 3:00p

Flowers, Flowers, Flowers! Join us as we take a virtual tour through the Paine Gardens. Taste edible flowers while creating a flower-themed craft.   

Oshkosh YMCA, 3303 W 20th Avenue, Oshkosh – Monday, May 23 – 1:30 – 3:00p

Say aloha to summer fun with a colorful luau party! Hawaiian shirts and grass skirts are welcome! There will be tropical snacks, island music, and lots of laughs. Exciting activities will include chair “beach volleyball” and “pass the coconut”. We look forward to celebrating sweet summertime together!  

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