Sweet Auburn: The Magazine of the Friends of Mount Auburn A Landscape of Lives - Page 16
People and Happenings
Members of the Massachusetts Nursery & Landscape Association ( MNLA ), a statewide association dedicated to advancing the interests of “ green industry ” professionals , spent their annual “ Plant Geek Day ” ( top ) on August 24th touring the Cemetery and meeting with Mount Auburn staff . On September 16th several community participants ( center ) helped Cemetery staff document plant and animal species seen and heard within a 15-acre site within the heart of the Cemetery . On September 21st over 75 people from the Eastern Region Annual Conference of International Plant Propagators Society ( IPPS ) toured the Cemetery ( bottom ).
Mount Auburn ’ s Story Chapel was the site for some fantastic theatrical programming last fall . Dr . Nancy Rappaport ( top ) reflected on her journey with breast cancer during performances of Regeneration , her one-woman play on October 1st and 2nd . A Glimpse Beyond ( center ) returned for a fifth year of inspired music , dance , art , and poetry during the weekend of October 22nd and 23rd . And Artist-in-Residence Roberto Mighty ( bottom ) presented his final transmedia exhibition of earth . sky on November 10th .