Good news if you were on the wait list for the OASIS cremation talk! They’ve secured a larger venue and opened it up to more attendees!
And don’t wait to register for the three Six Feet Under classes at UNM’s Osher Lifelong Learning Institute in March.
Here’s more information about both programs.
Ashes to Ashes, Dust in Your Face: OASIS Talk on Cremation Issues
Tuesday February 19 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm – Everything you wanted to know about cremation and life planning but were afraid to ask!
Certified Celebrant Gail Rubin, author of A Good Goodbye: Funeral Planning for Those Who Don’t Plan to Die, teams with Merri Rudd, former probate judge and author of Life Planning in New Mexico and the state’s self-authorization cremation law. This year is the 20th anniversary of that law.
Watch funny and serious film clips related to cremation, ask questions, laugh and learn! Only $7 to participate. Get more information and sign up at the OASIS ABQ website (search for “Ashes to Ashes” to get the online listing)
University of New Mexico Continuing Education Osher Lifelong Learning Institute
Everybody Dies: Lessons from Six Feet Under
March 4, 11 and 18, 10:00 am to noon ($35 for three sessions) An expanded exploration of the award-winning HBO television series Six Feet Under and the lessons we learn going behind the scenes at the Fisher and Sons Funeral Home. Register online through this link.
Class One (March 4): “Funeral Planning for Those Who Don’t Plan to Die” starts with a screening of the pilot episode of Six Feet Under where we are introduced to all of the characters.
Class Two (March 11): “Buying the Farm” focuses on funeral arrangement conferences from Six Feet Under to illuminate important consumer issues.
Class Three (March 18): “Everybody Dies” looks at different grief responses in the Fisher family characters of Six Feet Under. Film clip viewings will alternate with Q&A and class discussion.