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2017 Topsfield Strawberry Festival ~ Community Outreach

Wally, Houdini (dog), Margaret & Mary

Wally, Houdini (dog), Margaret & Mary
Wally, Houdini (dog), Margaret & Mary
Topsfield resident Wally Harmer introduced me to his friend Margaret Niska of Rowley Saturday at Topsfield’s Strawberry Festival. I encouraged them to come and smell the roses at our next Saturday Memory Café, 6/17, 10am – 12pm, or Sunday Stroll, 6/18, 11am – 2pm. Karl and I had fun at the festival, meeting and greeting folks who stopped by our Rest.Stop.Ranch table. This was our first year at the festival, thanks to the invitation of Norm and Peggy Isler of the Topsfield Historical Society. Organizer Barbara Pratt said we could return in 2018. I’m looking forward to it. It’s a great event to meet our neighbors and explain about the services we’re offering at our home: individual and group support for caregivers, and accessible garden programs for families living with chronic illness and disability, especially families impacted by Alzheimer’s/Dementia.

Upcoming events:
6/17 Memory Café in the Garden, 10am – 12pm
6/18 Father’s Day Sunday Stroll, 11am – 2pm
6/21 The Longest Day, Open Garden Day, 10am -4pm. Open to the Public.
6/24 Memory Café in the Garden, 10am – 12pm

All programs are free-of-charge.
If you are unable to attend an event and would like to smell the roses…
Please feel free
to schedule with me
a tour and tea
at a time convenient for you
.

Moving forward with a listening heart,
vision, inquiry, and action,
~ Mary

We are raising funds for the Alzheimer’s Association of MA/NH. To donate online, please visit:
Our Online “The Longest Day” Fundraising Page
or
http://act.alz.org/goto/marymacmissions