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Down Home!

A Virtual Memory Café series featuring

artists and musicians of Nova Scotia

Please feel free to use this 4 session series to launch a virtual or in-person Memory Café in your community!

This series consists of four 1-1.5 hour sessions held either virtually or in-person approximately once a month. Generally groups have 1-2 facilitators and should be consist of a maximum of 20 participants (persons with memory challenges and family members or caregivers). This number ensures all voices have a chance to be heard and that everyone has the opportunity to socialize. Each session follows a basic structure of art sharing, followed by musical entertainment, storytelling and casual conversation.

SESSION 1

Summer

New Beginnings - Winter & Spring

With Artist Arnaud Beghin & Musicians Chrissy Crowley and Colin Grant

session 2

Sea Creatures & Adventure

With Guest Artist Holly Carr

session 3

Getting Out & Getting Together

With Artist Doretta Groenendyk with music by Stephen Muise & family

session 4

Transformation and Creating Something New

Featuring Sculpture Elizabeth Sircom