Upcoming events with Gail Rubin, CT
Gail Rubin, CT, is an unconventional death educator who’s available for speaking engagements. She’ll “knock ‘em dead” with her enthusiastic approach to getting the conversation started on life and death issues using humor and funny films.
Friday, March 22, 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. — Laughing and Learning End-of-Life Workshop at Osher Lifelong Learning Institute. More information here.
Sunday, March 24, 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. — Albuquerque Death Cafe at Manzano del Sol Village, 5201 Roma NE, Fifth Floor Lounge. More information here.
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 are provided at these free events.
Monday, April 1, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Historic Congressional Cemetery in Washington, D.C. — “No Fooling: You CAN Have a Green Burial in Congressional Cemetery.” Gail Rubin will talk about green burial, alkaline hydrolysis, the carbon footprint of cremation, and related end-of-life topics. You’ll leave saying “We can do that? I had no idea.” Register for this free event here.
Tuesday, April 2, with the Montgomery County Bar Association in Rockville, MD — “I Don’t Care, I’ll Be Dead.” Gail Rubin tests lawyers and judges on how prepared they are for end-of-life issues with the Individuals Edition of The Newly-Dead Game®.
Wednesday, April 3, 12:00 to 3:00 p.m. at the Reston, VA Community Center — “Kicking the Bucket List: Downsizing and Organizing Things to Do Before You Die.” Lunch is included with the presentation, register for event number 500779 through this webpage.
Thursday, April 4 and Friday, April 5 in Charlotte, NC — Gail attends the convention and expo of the International Cemetery, Cremation and Funeral Association (ICCFA) and receives the KIP Award for Best Event for the 2018 Before I Die New Mexico Festival.
Thursday, April 11 in Los Alamos, NM — Gail presents “Kicking the Bucket List: Downsizing and Organizing Things to Do Before You Die” and “Laughing in the Face of Death: Funny Films for Funeral Planning” at the Los Alamos Senior Center, 1101 Bathtub Row, Los Alamos, NM.
Tuesday, April 30, 7:00 a.m. in Albuquerque, NM — Gail presents “Kicking the Bucket List: Downsizing and Organizing Things to Do Before You Die” to the Military Officers Association of America (MOAA).