Dozens of October events, from workshops to art exhibits, will discuss the choices surrounding death and preparing for it.
The Art of Death exhibition begins with a 5 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 2, wine social and speaker discussing concerns for the aging LGBT community, followed by the film “GenSilent,” at the Pickford Film Center, 1318 Bay St. More films — from “The Bucket List” to “The Tibetan Book of Dying” — follow in the next several days at The Leopold, The Limelight and the PFC.
Workshops include how to write a death plan (1 p.m. Oct. 3 at The Leopold) and “Tools For Loss: A First Peoples Approach” (9 a.m. Oct. 10 at The Leopold).
The Leopold, 1224 Cornwall Ave., also hosts a series of presentations covering legal issues, medical care coordination, advanced directives and Death With Dignity.
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Entrance is free to a juried art exhibit at The Majestic, 1027 N. Forest St., from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Oct. 11. An artist reception and exhibit opening starting at 6 p.m. Oct. 10 is $15. A book sale also will be at The Majestic those days. A “Death & Dying” book exchange is planned for noon to 5 p.m. Oct. 6 at The Leopold.
A series of music events also is planned.
Details about each event will appear in the calendar listings in Take 5 each week and can be found in the calendar listings at calendar.bellinghamherald.com.