September 12, 2019

The September theme is "School Days". Participants are invited to bring a yearbook or autograph album from their own school days.  There will be music to go with the theme, and we may have "old school" artifacts from the VHS collection as well.


June 17, 2019

At the next Memorable Times Cafe (Wed., June 19, 1:30-3 pm) a guest from the collections team at Vermont Historical Society will be bringing some artifacts related to the history of dairy farming and agriculture, such as:

-Butter working paddle or spade
-Waxed cream bot...

April 13, 2019

The April Memorable Times Cafe honors National Poetry Month, with guided interactive activities led by Mary Rose Dougherty from Central Vermont Council on Aging.

We meet at the Vermont History Center (formerly Spaulding Graded School) for social time, music and refreshm...

December 7, 2018

The Memorable Times Café is off to a fine start.  An enthusiastic gathering of over twenty people met in October. The theme was "school days", which sparked many fascinating conversations among the participants grouped around three large tables.  Over coffee and treats...

September 7, 2018

We are very excited to announce that, starting this fall,  Memory Café is going to be meeting on the third Wednesday afternoon of each month,  at the Vermont History Center in Barre.  Many thanks to the Central Vermont Council on Aging and the ABLE Library for the...

September 6, 2018

Thanks for your patience, as our Steering Committee, facilitated by Barb Asen at Central Vermont Council on Aging, has been working on plans for how we'll come back with renewed energy this fall

August 13, 2018

This short film of people living with memory loss will move you. It will remind you of why we created our Memory Café. These are real people who support one another and make the human connections that we all seek and need. It’s free to watch online or download to your...

June 23, 2018

I just saw this on Facebook this morning...a short film of people living with memory loss, describing what it's like for them. They are a group of people in Seattle who meet regularly just to hang out in a comfortable place and share their ups and downs. Sound familiar...

May 22, 2018

Montpelier Memory Cafe will be going on hiatus for the summer months of June, July and August. The Steering Committee will be meeting to plan for future Cafes, and welcomes  volunteers to attend and participate; call Ellen S. at 802-465-1973 for information. Memory Caf...

May 6, 2018

Join us for the last Memory Cafe until the fall ...on Saturday, May 12th , 10 AM to 11:30 AM. Tell us what you love about Memory Cafe, and what you'd like to see happening there as we go forward!

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