Sweet Auburn: The Magazine of the Friends of Mount Auburn A Modern Vision for an Historic Cemetery - Page 24

Friends of Mount Auburn Cemetery 580 Mount Auburn Street Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138-5517 NON-PROFIT ORG. U.S. POSTAGE PAID LEOMINSTER, MA PERMIT NO. 17 www.mountauburn.org • 617-547-7105 PRESORTED BOUND PRINTED U.S. POSTAGE PAID LEOMINSTER, MA PERMIT NO. 17 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. w The Great Rose Window Restored: An early Scottish masterwork sees new light Wednesday, September 26, 2018, 6 PM As part of the Bigelow Chapel revitalization project, the historic, hand-painted glass of the Great Rose Window is being meticulously restored by Serpentino Stained & Leaded Glass Studio. Commissioned by Cemetery founder Jacob Bigelow in 1845 as an integral part of his design of the Chapel, the window is an important example of early stained glass in this country. Join Curator of Historical Collections Meg L. Winslow to learn the remarkable story of the Great Rose Window and see behind-the-scenes photos of the exciting and complex project. This talk takes place in Story Chapel. Free w Keeping Life in Order as you Plan for End of Life Issues Tuesday, October 16, 2018, 6 PM Join us for this panel discussion moderated by attorney Rosemary Wilson, Sullivan & Worcester LLP. The conversation will range from the preparation of basic legal documents and increasing support through personal caregivers, to planning for immediate post-death issues such as funerals and burial. Attendees will leave with an end-of-life planning kit for their own use. Come prepared with any and all questions! Free 22 | Sweet Auburn w Bigelow Chapel Open House Saturday, December 15, 2018 Celebrate the reopening of historic Bigelow Chapel. The Open House will include a performance by Mount Auburn’s 2017 Composer-in-Residence Mary Bichner and the Planetary Quartet. Visit our website for more details as the date nears. Free w Candle Lighting Service Wednesday, December 19, 2018, 4 PM Our annual Candle Lighting Service, held each December, provides the opportunity to remember all of the loved ones no longer with us. Join us in Story Chapel for this seasonal program of words and music. During the service, you will have the opportunity to light a candle in honor of someone you wish to remember. Free USE T USE T