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2022 Interest Groups
Monday, December 13, 2021, 4:00 PM until 5:00 PM
Registration is recommended
All-member Zoom meeting to match people of similar interests for ongoing activities. Come pitch your ideas or connect with others who share your interests. Here is the current list of ideas that came out of our Oct. 21 all-member meeting:
Games Group - cards and board games
Memoir Writing - Dede has offered to lead this
Meditate in Nature - not your traditional meditation; instead use quiet walks in the forest sitting by ocean, etc. as a form of meditation.
Goal Accountability: one-on-one partnering or group check-ins to keep you on track for a goal you have set for your self, whether it is fitness or another type of goal.
Morning Check-ins - partner one-on-one for a daily check-in to make sure all is well.
Symphony & Concert Group
Stronger Memory - a curriculum designed to stimulate the brain's prefrontal cortex, which governs our ability to retrieve memories. Participants spend just 20 to 30 minutes a day engaged in simple reading, writing and math activities. The StrongerMemory program is currently available in a workbook of exercises. Stronger Memory Website
Village Community Service
- connect with residents in long term care facilities through a variety of ways (visits, crafting gifts, special foods, etc.). We can partner with I-You venture to find ways to bring joy to long term care facility residents.
- Homework Helpers - for school kids; this is a program connected with the library
New Member Welcome Wagon
Interdependant Living as We Age - this group goes deeper into discussion of how we support each other (become a family of choice) as living alone becomes more difficult. Looking at our living situation, realistic expectations on what to do when we should no longer drive, etc. Learning/practicing asking for help; contemplate various living scenarios of living together or in close poximity.
Book Group (fiction, non-fiction, both?)
Consider which Interest Group(s) you'd like to join. Send in additional ideas.We'll continue taking and advertising ideas so we all can come into the Dec 13 meeting with a prioritized list of our interests and considering time commitment abilities.