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Park Rapids - Steering into the Skid

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Steering Into the Skid by Arnold Johnston & Deborah Ann Percy. With small group discussions led by Jim Pounds & Danette McCarthy.

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Join our effort to raise awareness and fight the stigma of memory loss. This virtual Remember Project event for the Park Rapids area is part of our Fall 2020 tour. Watch the short play "Steering into the Skid," and participate in the Dementia-Friendly Communities movement, learn about resources in the Park Rapids community, and meet with others who are interested in learning more while supporting those who live with dementia.

Danette plays Amanda and Jim as Tim in this one act play that follows the story of a loving couple's journey with memory loss over the course of a year. Twelve short scenes, one for each month of the year, help audiences connect with the subtle changes that impact Tim and Amanda starting and ending on New Year's Eve.

Dates: Wednesday, 10/21/20 and Tuesday, 11/10/20

Times: 5:45 log in on 10/21 and 1:45 log in on 11/10

Link: Will be sent via email four hours prior to event.

Steering into the Skid

Playwrights: Arnold Johnston & Deborah Ann Percy as published in the MemoryCare Plays Anthology

Director: Brian Bethune

Sound/lighting design/engineering: Rachael Cady

Videography: Hannah Robb

Theatrical Video Editing: Rachael Cady & Hannah Robb

Digital/still photography: Molly O'Connor

Set Design: Steve Kath

Production Assistance: Peter Weber, St. Croix Festival Theatre

Learn more about The Remember Project with this short documentary by Hannah Robb. Find resources and additional information at our website The Remember Project .

The Remember Project is a program of the Metropolitan Area Agency on Aging. The Remember Project Dementia Awareness Tour is an Arts Tour Minnesota activity made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a grant from the Minnesota State Arts Board, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the arts and cultural heritage fund.

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