Two Events This Week

Sep 4, 2011 | 0 comments

Thursday, September 8th is going to be a busy day! I’m speaking at the Santa Fe Doorways meeting from 11:30 to 1:00 p.m. in addition to having A Good Goodbye represented at the International Literacy Day at the Albuquerque Main Library.

Santa Fe Doorways is a network of care providers related to hospice and end-of-life issues. Here are details about this talk at Santa Fe Doorways:

“”Funny Films to Start Serious Funeral Planning Conversations” is a talk by Gail Rubin that utilizes scenes from comedies to illustrate points about important issues such as “Who’s in Charge?” “Personalizing Funerals” “Ensuring Your Plans” and “Lessons in Eulogies and Ash Scattering.”

Gail Rubin, “The Doyenne of Death,” is the author of A Good Goodbye: Funeral Planning for Those Who Don’t Plan to Die and The Family Plot Blog. She is a Certified Celebrant and a member of the Association for Death Education and Counseling.

Where and When: Thursday, September 8, 11:45 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., Ponce de Leon Retirement Community, 640 Alta Vista All are welcome – no charge. Bring a brown bag lunch. For questions, please call 505-474-8383.

Also on Thursday, September 8: Visit the Albuquerque Main Library, 501 Copper NW (downtown Albuquerque) between 10:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. and celebrate International Literacy Day at the Main Library! Events open with a proclamation by Mayor Richard J. Berry. Enjoy author readings, music and activities. Local authors will be selling signed copies of their books!

I’ll have a friend covering for me while I speak in Santa Fe. Hope you’ll come by after 2:00 p.m. for a special price on your own copy of A Good Goodbye: Funeral Planning for Those Who Don’t Plan to Die.

A Good Goodbye