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Topic Specific Groups


Adult Children
3rd Tuesday, 5:30 p.m.
Alzheimer’s Association, 2400 Bluff Creek Drive, Columbia
Facilitators: Patty Gibbs, Donna Ostercamp
Contact Alzheimer's Association office for more information, 573.443.8665

Men Emerging as Caregivers
For men caring for women with dementia
*Columbia: 3rd Thursday, 1-3 p.m.
Alzheimer's Association: 2400 Bluff Creek Drive in Columbia
Amelia Cottle, 573.808.4972

*Lake Ozark: 2nd Wednesday, 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Bob Evans Restaurant, Osage Beach
Dave Tomlinson, 573.280.4129

Days of Our Lives
For women caring for their partners with dementia
4th Tuesday, 1:30-3:30 p.m.
Alzheimer's Association, 2400 Bluff Creek Drive in Columbia
Amelia Cottle, 573.808.4972

Grief Loss
2nd Thursday of the month, 4-5 p.m.
Alzheimer's Association: 1630 W Elfindale in Springfield
Rob Hulstra  417.886.2199

Early-Stage Alzheimer's Disease 
* Columbia
April-November
3rd Wednesday of the month, 3:30 p.m.
April Bernhardt, Facilitator 
Tiger Place: 2910 Bluff Creek Drive, Columbia
Pre-registration required: 573.443.8665

*Springfield
Contact for Dates and Locations
Lisa Thompson, Facilitator
417.886.2199

Memories in the Making
Spiva Center for the Arts, Joplin
Contact for More Information
Lisa Thompson, 417.886.2199

 

Springfield Social Club

March, and April 2017

March
• 7 – All School Art Exhibit at the Springfield Art Museum  10:30-1:30   
o Meet at the Museum  1111 E. Brookside Dr. 
o Admission is free
o Every March, in celebration of Youth Art Month, the Springfield Art Museum invites student artists from across our community, in kindergarten through 12th grades from public, private, parochial, and home school groups to exhibit outstanding artwork in the "All School Exhibition." This highly anticipated show has been a staple of our exhibition schedule for well over forty years. Artwork created by children and teenagers is often relegated to education wings or hallways when it is displayed in
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museums. By showcasing students' work in one of its primary gallery spaces, the Springfield Art Museum seeks to highlight the importance of arts education and honor the accomplishments of young artists, as well as their incredibly talented teachers, many of whom are practicing artists themselves.
o Dutch Lunch to follow at Panera Bread 500 S. National .

• 20 – Relics Antique Mall  1:30-3:30
o Meet at the Mall 2015 W. Battlefield 
o This location has a wonderful tea room in an old world setting. From flaky pastry quiche, to the chicken salad on croissant, to the chocolate cheesecake and lemon peel tart, most menu items are made fresh on premises.  Be sure to try the Relics Citrus Mango house Iced Tea.
o Would we like to stay here for tea or head on over to the Braum’s on Sunshine for ice cream?

 

April
• 4 - Potluck and Uno Tournament  11:30 to 1:30 at the Association Office, 3645 South Ave. Springfield
o Bring something good to eat and share.  Uno Tournament will follow lunch.
o An email will be sent out the week before to allow for menu sign up.  When you reply to the email, select reply all so that everyone can see who is bringing what.
o I will send an email to everyone the day before listing what everyone has volunteered to bring.

• 17 – Rutledge-Wilson Farm    2:30-4:30 
o Meet at the Farm  3825 W. Farm Rd. 146
o Admission is free
o They have a pretend cow we can milk!

• 26 – Supper at the Village Inn  5:30 – 7:00
o Dutch Treat
o Meet there.  4222 S. Campbell
o Wednesday night is free pie night!



 


 

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