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.
Saturday, January 12, 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. — “Kicking the Bucket List: Downsizing and Organizing Things to Do Before You Die” Gail Rubin speaks at the Cherry Hills Library, 6901 Barstow St NE, Albuquerque, NM. More information here.
Thursday, January 17, 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. — Albuquerque Death Cafe at Passages International, 4516 Anaheim Ave. NE. 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.
Friday, January 25, 10:00 a.m. — ICCFA Wide World of Sales convention in Las Vegas, Nevada, Gail Rubin presents “Your Customers are Discussing Death, Where are You?” The event takes place Wednesday, January 23 to 25 in Bally’s Las Vegas. More information here.
Sunday, January 27, 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.
Thursday, January 31, 11:00 a.m. — “Kicking the Bucket List: Downsizing and Organizing Things to Do Before You Die” Gail Rubin speaks at Bear Canyon Estates, 4440 Morris Street NE, Albuquerque.
Saturday, February 16, 10:00 a.m. to noon — Book Signing and Presentations by Albuquerque Authors Who Have Written About Grief at the Grief Resource Center, 1113 University Blvd. NE. Gail Rubin is one of 13 authors who have written books that address grief and hope. Free event, learn more at www.GriefNM.org.
Saturday, February 23, 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. — Texas & New Mexico Hospice Organization 37th Annual Conference, Irving, Texas, Gail Rubin presents the kickoff plenary presentation, “Laughing in the Face of Death: Movies, Medicine and Mortality.” More information here.
Sunday, February 17, 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.
Friday, March 8 to Sunday, March 10 — Frozen Dead Guy Days in Nederland, Colorado. Gail Rubin presents “Grandpa’s in the TUFF Shed” and emcees The Newly-Dead Game® at this wild and wacky festival celebrating all things dead and frozen. Learn more at www.FrozenDeadGuyDays.org.
Friday, March 22, 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. — Laughing and Learning Workshop: A Practical End-of-Life Workshop held by Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at UNM. Register here for course number 19865. The tuition is $20.
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.