Calendar of Events and Activities

Feb
28
Wed
here:now Gallery Discussion Tours @ Frye Art Museum
Feb 28 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Art Engagement for Adults Living with Dementia and Their Care Partners
Each month, specially trained museum educators and gallery guides lead a discussion-based tour highlighting works of art in the Frye galleries. Conversation creates an exchange of ideas without relying on short-term memory or recall of art historical information. Tours also include in-gallery activities.
here:now programs are free but space is limited and registration is required.

Mar
1
Thu
Personal Safety Nets Four-Week Workshop @ Wallingford Senior Center
Mar 1 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Join a supportive group to put together YOUR Personal Safety Net—don’t wait until after you need it! You’ll leave this workshop with a personal binder with your documentation, resources, preferences, and support system all in one place, as well as a plan of action for future steps. With Denise Malm, Social Worker, and Sam Poyta, Social Work Intern.
$8 members/$10 public (no one will be turned away for inability to pay). Advance registration required. Minimum 8 participants.

Mar
6
Tue
Lessons In Female Experience (Discussion Group) @ Wallingford Community Senior Center
Mar 6 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Join a women’s discussion group that explores current affairs impacting females. Using humor, compassion and critical thinking, we will explore a wide range of topics. 1st & 3rd Tuesdays. $10 members, $13 public for the series.
Prospective members are asked to talk to group facilitator Sam Poyta before attending to assess mutual fit with the group.

here:now Gallery Discussion Tours @ Frye Art Museum
Mar 6 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Art Engagement for Adults Living with Dementia and Their Care Partners
Each month, specially trained museum educators and gallery guides lead a discussion-based tour highlighting works of art in the Frye galleries. Conversation creates an exchange of ideas without relying on short-term memory or recall of art historical information. Tours also include in-gallery activities.
here:now programs are free but space is limited and registration is required.

Mar
8
Thu
Personal Safety Nets Four-Week Workshop @ Wallingford Senior Center
Mar 8 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Join a supportive group to put together YOUR Personal Safety Net—don’t wait until after you need it! You’ll leave this workshop with a personal binder with your documentation, resources, preferences, and support system all in one place, as well as a plan of action for future steps. With Denise Malm, Social Worker, and Sam Poyta, Social Work Intern.
$8 members/$10 public (no one will be turned away for inability to pay). Advance registration required. Minimum 8 participants.

Mar
13
Tue
Alzheimer’s Café at the Frye @ Frye Art Museum
Mar 13 @ 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm

A unique opportunity for people living with dementia, their care partners, family, and friends to enjoy companionship, good food, music, and fun in a relaxed environment. There is no cost, except for food and drink ordered from the menu. No registration is required.
Immediately before the Alzheimer’s Café, visit a favorite painting or explore a new work of art in a gallery discussion tour led by a museum educator or gallery guide. Tour meets in the Rotunda at 2 pm.

Mar
14
Wed
here:now Art Making Class and Gallery Tour @ Frye Art Museum
Mar 14 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

This six-session class offers conversation-based gallery tours and studio art-making experiences for adults with dementia and their care partners. Art-making in the Frye Studio encourages experimentation with various media including watercolor paint, clay, and collage. A short social time concludes each class.
here:now programs are free but space is limited and registration is required.
Wednesdays, March 14, 21, 28, April 4, 11, 18

Mar
15
Thu
Personal Safety Nets Four-Week Workshop @ Wallingford Senior Center
Mar 15 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Join a supportive group to put together YOUR Personal Safety Net—don’t wait until after you need it! You’ll leave this workshop with a personal binder with your documentation, resources, preferences, and support system all in one place, as well as a plan of action for future steps. With Denise Malm, Social Worker, and Sam Poyta, Social Work Intern.
$8 members/$10 public (no one will be turned away for inability to pay). Advance registration required. Minimum 8 participants.

Mar
17
Sat
here:now Art Making Class and Gallery Tour @ Frye Art Museum
Mar 17 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

This three-session class offers conversation-based gallery tours and studio art-making experiences for adults with dementia and their care partners. Art-making in the Frye Studio encourages experimentation with various media including watercolor paint, clay, and collage. A short social time concludes each class.
here:now programs are free but space is limited and registration is required.
Saturdays, March 17, 24, 31

Mar
18
Sun
A Musical Celebration of the Reformation @ Westminster Presbyterian Church
Mar 18 @ 6:00 pm

Teresa Walters, renowned concert pianist is on her world tour of “A Musical Celebration of the Reformation.” It is Teresa’s only stop in the state and the concert is free. Featuring the music of Bach, Liszt, St. Francis of Assisi, and others in honor of the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation. Reception to follow.