The SPARK ! program offers free, engaging experiences for people with early- to mid-stage memory loss and a friend, family member, or caregiver at the John Michael Kohler Arts Center.

Wednesday, May 14, 10:00–11:30 a.m.
Tour the Arts/Industry exhibition and see how casting is done.

Sunday, June 22, 10:00–11:30 a.m.
Explore the Arts Center’s beautiful gardens with Allissa Montgomery from Caan’s Floral and Greenhouses and show off your green thumb by doing some container gardening of your own.

In July and August, SPARK! participants are invited to join Bookworm Gardens for INSPIRE: Creative Programming for the Young at Heart. Programs are scheduled on Mondays and Wednesdays from 10:00–11:30 a.m., July 7, 16, 21, and 30, and August 4, 13, 18, and 27. Visit for additional information on this program and Bookworm Gardens.

To register for a session or for more information about SPARK!, contact Jen Balge at 920-694-4697. Participation is free for individual caregivers and participants. The Arts Center also offers SPARK! activities to adult care facilities by appointment for a nominal fee.