- When: Saturday Sept. 8 10AM-Noon
- Where: Citizen’s State Bank Youth Development Center, in Monticello at the fairgrounds
- RSVP: please call 465-3354 to schedule your memory garden start time
- Click on the image on the right to view a downloadable, printable flyer and share with your friends!
Please come to honor a lost loved one! We hope you will enjoy the process of recalling memorable moments with that person and that your garden will be a happy memento of that memory.”
Above & Beyond is partnering with the Monticello Public Library and Jones County ISU Extension and Outreach to provide a free memory garden event for the community.
This event offers people of all ages the opportunity to honor a loved one and recall past memories, as well as to create new memories.
The event will be held this Saturday, Sept. 16, from 10 a.m. to noon and the Citizens State Bank Youth Development Center at the fairgrounds.
A memory garden is similar to that of a fairy garden. It’s similar in size and style, but with more meaning added to it.
This event brings several recent holidays together: Grief Awareness Day, Aug. 30; Grandparents Day, Sept. 10; and Alzheimer’s Awareness Day, Sept. 21.
The idea for a memory garden event came from Above & Beyond owner Becky Cooper. Fairy gardens have been popular lately and Becky brought the idea of doing something similar with the community, only using a variety of items that could be new or used.