Pine Island MN - In the Garden

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Pine Island MN - In the Garden

In the Garden by Matthew Widman 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 Pine Island, Minnesota area is part of our Winter 2021 tour. Watch the short play "In the Garden," and participate in the Dementia-Friendly Communities movement, learn about resources in the Pine Island area, and meet with others who are interested in learning more while supporting those who live with dementia.

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Jim Pounds plays Arthur Monsetin in this one act play that explores the role adult children play in the sometimes difficult decision-making process that surrounds the journey of memory loss. The roles Karen, Peter, and Jamie Monsetin are performed by Megan Hanks, Jason Richards, and Mark Benzel.

Dates: February 16 at 6:30 pm February 27 at 2:00 pm. March 11 at 6:30 pm

Please log on and take your virtual seats 15 minutes before your start time. You will be treated to pre-shows videos and music while you wait.

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In the Garden

Playwright: Matthew Widman as published in the MemoryCare Plays Anthology

Director: Danette McCarthy

Sound/lighting design/engineering: Rachael Cady

Director of Photography/Videography: Hannah Robb

Theatrical Video Editing: Rachael Cady & Hannah Robb

Digital/still photography: Danette McCarthy

Set Design: Peter Weber, Steven Kath, Danette McCarthy

Production Assistance: 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. In Minnesota, 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 teh arts and cultural heritage fund.

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