Upcoming events with Gail Rubin, CT
July 14-17 — Gail is now a national member of the National Speakers Association! She’s attending their annual convention in Dallas.
Sunday, July 22, 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. — Albuquerque Death Cafe in the Fifth Floor Lounge at Manzano Del Sol Village, 5201 Roma NE, Albuquerque, NM. The objective of the Death Cafe is “To increase awareness of death with a view to helping people make the most of their (finite) lives.” It’s all about an interesting, unstructured conversation – open and free-flowing with no specific agenda. Relax over some coffee or tea, some cake or cookies, and join in a group discussion to talk about what’s on your mind about mortality issues.
Refreshments will be provided at this free event. Donations are gratefully accepted. RSVP to Gail[at]AGoodGoodbye.com. Join the Albuquerque Death Cafe Meetup group to be kept apprised of upcoming events. Click here to go to the Meetup page.
Tuesday, July 31, 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. — “Ethical Wills” Death educator Gail Rubin teams up with estate attorney Jim Plitz with Morris Hall, PLLC, in a presentation about ethical wills and estate planning. This free event will be held at the Montecito in Santa Fe, 500 Rodeo Road.
Thursday, August 2 — Gail Rubin presents “Laughing in the Face of Death: Movies, Medicine and Mortality” at the New Mexico Association for Home & Hospice Care. The conference will take place at the Hotel Andaluz, 125 2nd Street NW, Albuquerque, NM.
Thursday, August 16, 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. — Gail Rubin presents “How to Prepare for Death and End-of-Life Issues” at the monthly meeting of the New Mexico Association for Continuity of Care. The meeting will take place at Tanoan Country Club, Albuquerque, NM.
Tuesday, September 4, 7:00 p.m. — Gail Rubin presents “Kicking the Bucket List: Downsizing and Organizing Things to Do Before You Die” at Rest Haven Funeral Home and Cemetery in Rockwall, Texas. Learn more at www.RestHavenFuneral.com.
Wednesday, September 26 — Gail Rubin presents “Kicking the Bucket List: Downsizing and Organizing Things to Do Before You Die” at Olson Burke-Sullivan Funeral & Cremation Center in Chicago. She will be doing an afternoon and evening talk at two different locations.
Look for other events coming soon!
Mark your calendar to attend the second annual Before I Die New Mexico Festival, October 30 to November 4, 2018. Before I Die offers upbeat activities to openly think about, talk about and do something about our inevitable mortality.
Activities will take place in Albuquerque, Santa Fe, and Belen. Event include movies, panel discussions, Death Café conversations, field trips to cemeteries, the Office of the Medical Investigator, and a crematorium, a yoga for grief class, and Dia de los Muertos celebrations. Learn more at www.BeforeIDieNM.com.