Sweet Auburn: The Magazine of the Friends of Mount Auburn A Landscape of Lives - Page 24

Friends of Mount Auburn Cemetery 580 Mount Auburn Street Cambridge , Massachusetts 02138-5517
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Upcoming Events

Here is a sampling from the exciting schedule of upcoming programs . Visit us online today to register for any of these programs or to get a complete list of other events on our calendar .
0 Longfellow Birthday Celebration Saturday , February 25 , 10 AM
Join us for this annual program in Story Chapel , co-sponsored by the Longfellow House – Washington ’ s Headquarters National Historic Site . Following a talk about Longfellow ’ s lasting legacy , we ’ ll enjoy birthday cake and then walk to the Longfellow Lot on Indian Ridge Path for a wreath-laying ceremony .
0 Winter Tree & Shrub Identification and Signs of Spring Monday , March 20 , 2 PM
Join Mount Auburn President Dave Barnett as the snowcovered ground gives way to the earliest spring flowers and buds . We will observe the early signs of spring ’ s arrival and learn how to identify some of the most interesting trees and shrubs at Mount Auburn by their buds , twig , and bark characteristics .
$ 7 for members / $ 12 non-members
0 Women ’ s History Walk : Honoring Women in Labor and Business Saturday , March 25 , 1PM
Mount Auburn Staff and Docents will share the stories of the women who they most admire on this walking tour celebrating Women ’ s History Month .
$ 7 for members / $ 12 non-members
0 Talking About Death Won ’ t Kill You Wednesday April 19 , 6PM
Author Virginia Morris discusses some common obstacles that stand in the way of a more peaceful death , and ways to ensure your wishes are actually followed . Morris is the author of the books , Talking About Death Won ’ t Kill You and How to Care for Aging Parents .
0 Service of Commemoration Wednesday May 24 , 5:30PM
We invite you to join us for our annual Service of Commemoration . Words and music will help us to remember those who have gone before us during this Memorial Day service on Bigelow Chapel Lawn .
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