Coming Events

Valentine’s Dance at the Memory Arts Café

Wednesday, February 13th, at 6 pm
New York Memory Center
199 14th Street at 4th Avenue • Brooklyn, NY 11215
(Take the R to Prospect Ave.)
For info: call (718) 499-7701
Memory Arts Café is series of free art events for people living with Alzheimer’s disease, their caregivers and the general public and is co-produced by New York Memory Center and the Alzheimer’s Poetry Project. The series includes light refreshments and the opportunity to chat with the guest artist. Please join us for an evening of fun, dancing and socializing. Poet Gary Glazner will host the dance party and read love poems.

Saint Patrick’s Day Celebration at the Memory Arts Café
Featuring: Violinist Samantha Gillogly

Sat. March 16th, Noon
New York Memory Center
199 14th Street at 4th Avenue • Brooklyn, NY 11215
(Take the R to Prospect Ave.)
For info: call (718) 499-7701

Memory Arts Café is series of free art events for people living with Alzheimer’s disease, their caregivers and the general public and is co-produced by New York Memory Center and the Alzheimer’s Poetry Project. The series includes light refreshments and the opportunity to chat with the guest artist. Please join us for an afternoon of Irish Fiddle music, fun and socializing. Poet Gary Glazner will host the party.
About the Guest Artist:

Born in Los Angeles, Samantha Gillogly began her musical training in violin at age six on the island of Martha's Vineyard. She holds a Bachelor’s in Performance, summa cum laude, from Berklee College of Music in Boston. Samantha is an avid fan and performer of traditional Irish, Scottish and other Celtic and roots genres. She is fluent in an extensive list of classical repertoire.

Memory Cafe Creativity Training

Monday, 18th, 1pm (Tentative Date and Time)
Colonial Club
301 Blankenheim Lane
Sun Prairie, WI 53590
In partnership with the Alzheimer's & Dementia Alliance of Wisconsin Glazner gives a talk and hands-on workshop on using creativity at Memory Cafes. This high-energy, fun workshop gives examples of how to add dance, music, theater improvisation and poetry to your programming. The techniques may also be adapted to one-on-one home care and for groups in assisted living and adult day care centers.

poetry for life

Friday March 22nd, 10:10am
Oregon Manor
354 N. Main Street
Oregon, WI 53575
Celebrate World Poetry Day with an intergenerational poetry performance with students Prairie View Elementary School and poet Gary Glazner
(This is a private event please contact Gary at garyglaznerpoet@gmail.com for info on attending.)

Celebrating Creativity in Aging Workshop

Wednesday, March 27th, 1pm
Arden Courts Potomac
10718 Potomac Tennis Ln, Potomac, MD 20854

Glazner gives a talk on creativity in aging, followed by a hands-on workshop with the residents.
For info on attending please contact Francia Smith at: Francia.Smith@hcr-manorcare.com


Arts in Aging Conference

Thursday, April 4th, (Time and Location TBA)
This event is hosted by the Missouri Arts Council. Glazner gives a workshop, “Creativity in Elder Care.) Please check back for details.

Inter-generational Creativity Workshop

Friday, April 26th, 4 to 5:30pm, 6:30 to 8pm
Location TBA
This event is hosted by the RAPP (Relatives as Parents Program) of Orange County, NY. Glazner gives a workshop on using creativity in intergenerational settings. This high-energy, fun workshop gives examples of how to add dance, music, theater improvisation and poetry to your programming. The techniques may also be adapted to one-on-one home care and for groups in assisted living and adult day care centers.
For info on attending please contact Emi DiSciullo at: emi.disciullo@gmail.com