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Death Cafe

Drink Tea, Eat Cake and Discuss Death

2023-06-12 18:30:00 2023-06-12 20:00:00 America/Chicago Death Cafe At a Death Cafe people drink tea, eat cake and discuss death. Our aim is to increase awareness of death to help people make the most of their (finite) lives. *This is a one-time date change!* Robert Crown Branch Library - Robert Crown Multipurpose Room

Monday, June 12
6:30pm - 8:00pm

Add to Calendar 2023-06-12 18:30:00 2023-06-12 20:00:00 America/Chicago Death Cafe At a Death Cafe people drink tea, eat cake and discuss death. Our aim is to increase awareness of death to help people make the most of their (finite) lives. *This is a one-time date change!* Robert Crown Branch Library - Robert Crown Multipurpose Room

Robert Crown Branch Library

Robert Crown Multipurpose Room

At a Death Cafe people drink tea, eat cake and discuss death. Our aim is to increase awareness of death to help people make the most of their (finite) lives. *This is a one-time date change!*

"Death Cafes offer individuals a place to gather together to discuss various topics related to death in a safe environment without an agenda, judgment, or criticism. Join to learn more, expanding your awareness around topics of death that can help you make the most out of life"

Are you curious about what you can expect from a Death Cafe? Here are some basics from the Death Cafe website:

"Our principles are that Death Cafes are always offered:

• With no intention of leading participants to any conclusion, product or course of action.

• As an open, respectful and confidential space where people can express their views safely.

• On a not for profit basis.

• Alongside refreshing drinks and nourishing food – and cake! Vegan, gluten-free option available, too.


It's also worth stating here what Death Cafes is not:

• Death Cafe is not a bereavement support or grief counselling setting. Death Cafe doesn't work for people who, for whatever reason, aren't able to discuss death comfortably and openly. There are many projects better set up for this.

• Death Cafes aren't an opportunity to give people information about death and dying - regardless of how good or important it is. Rather we create time to discuss death without expectations. For this reason having guest speakers and information materials available is actively discouraged

• Death Cafe doesn't work as a method of community engagement, research or consultation." 

CDDC Vice President Alejandro Salinas will be our host. He has held Death Cafés since 2017. He is an avid advocate for grief and has a passion for exploring death, dreams, dying, and the afterlife. Alé works as a clinical massage therapist, yoga teacher, and musician. 

Please arrive on time. As per the request of the facilitator, we will not allow participants arriving after 6:40pm. Thank you

AGE GROUP: | Adults |

EVENT TYPE: | Health & Wellness |

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Robert Crown Branch Library

Phone: (847) 448-8101
Branch manager
Yolande Wilburn, Executive Director

Hours
We're closed Monday May 27 due to Memorial Day
Mon, May 27 Closed
(Memorial Day)
Tue, May 28 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Wed, May 29 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Thu, May 30 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Fri, May 31 9:00AM to 6:00PM
Sat, Jun 01 9:00AM to 6:00PM
Sun, Jun 02 12:00PM to 6:00PM

About the branch

 

The City of Evanston is committed to promoting a Citywide culture of accessibility and inclusivity. To request an accommodation for a program, service, or activity, please call 847-866-2919 to make an ADA service request or fill out a request form online.

Upcoming events

Sun, May 26, All day
Main Library

Sun, May 26, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Robert Crown Branch Library - Robert Crown Multipurpose Room
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Rescheduled
Sun, May 26, 2:30pm - 5:30pm
New date Sunday, May 26, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Robert Crown Branch Library

Sun, May 26, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Robert Crown Branch Library
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Tue, May 28, All day
Main Library

Canceled
Tue, May 28, 10:00am - 1:00pm
Main Library

Tue, May 28, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Robert Crown Community Center - Multipurpose Room B/C

Rescheduled
Tue, May 28, 3:00pm - 7:00pm
New date Tuesday, May 14, 3:00pm - 7:00pm
Main Library

Canceled
Tue, May 28, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Main Library

Tue, May 28, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Robert Crown Branch Library - Robert Crown Multipurpose Room

Tue, May 28, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Main Library

Tue, May 28, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Main Library - Zoom Main 2 (Virtual)

Wed, May 29, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Robert Crown Branch Library - Robert Crown Multipurpose Room,Zoom Robert Crown (Virtual)

Wed, May 29, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Robert Crown Center - Room B-C

Thu, May 30, All day
Main Library

Thu, May 30, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Zoom - Register to receive an email with a Zoom link and instructions on how to get into this class.

Thu, May 30, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Main Library - Zoom Main 2 (Virtual)

Thu, May 30, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Zoom - Register to receive an email with a Zoom link and instructions on how to get into this class.

Thu, May 30, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Robert Crown Branch Library - Robert Crown Multipurpose Room

Thu, May 30, 5:00pm - 6:30pm
Main Library - Falcon Room (303)

Thu, May 30, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Robert Crown Branch Library - Robert Crown Multipurpose Room

Fri, May 31, All day
Robert Crown Branch Library

Canceled
Fri, May 31, 10:00am - 1:00pm
Main Library

Sun, Jun 02, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Main Library - Children's Room

Sun, Jun 02, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Robert Crown Branch Library - Robert Crown Multipurpose Room

Mon, Jun 03, All day
Main Library

Mon, Jun 03, 10:00am - 8:00pm
Main Library

Mon, Jun 03, 10:30am - 11:30am
Robert Crown Branch Library

Mon, Jun 03, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Main Library - Community Meeting Room (107)
This event is full

Mon, Jun 03, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Main Library - Community Meeting Room (107)

Mon, Jun 03, 6:30pm - 7:45pm
Main Library - Zoom Main 2 (Virtual)
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Mon, Jun 03, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Main Library

Canceled
Tue, Jun 04, 10:00am - 1:00pm
Main Library

Rescheduled
Tue, Jun 04, 11:00am - 12:15pm
New date Tuesday, June 11, 11:00am - 12:15pm
Main Library

Tue, Jun 04, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Main Library - Small Meeting Room (108)

Tue, Jun 04, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Main Library - Small Meeting Room (108)

Tue, Jun 04, 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Main Library - The Loft

Canceled
Tue, Jun 04, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Robert Crown Branch Library

Tue, Jun 04, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Main Library

Tue, Jun 04, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Main Library

Wed, Jun 05, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Main Library - Barbara Friedberg Storytelling Room (104)

Wed, Jun 05, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Robert Crown Branch Library - Robert Crown Multipurpose Room,Reading Garden

Wed, Jun 05, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Robert Crown Branch Library - Robert Crown Multipurpose Room

Wed, Jun 05, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Main Library - Zoom Main 1 (Virtual)

Thu, Jun 06, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Zoom- Register to receive an email with a Zoom link and instructions on how to get into this class.

Thu, Jun 06, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Main Library - Zoom Main 2 (Virtual)

Thu, Jun 06, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Zoom - Register to receive an email with a Zoom link and instructions on how to get into this class.

Thu, Jun 06, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Robert Crown Branch Library - Robert Crown Multipurpose Room

Thu, Jun 06, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Robert Crown Branch Library - Robert Crown Multipurpose Room

Canceled
Fri, Jun 07, 10:00am - 1:00pm
Main Library

Sat, Jun 08, 9:30am - 10:00am
Main Library - Barbara Friedberg Storytelling Room (104)

Sat, Jun 08, 10:00am - 1:00pm
Robert Crown Branch Library - Lobby

Sat, Jun 08, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Main Library - Barbara Friedberg Storytelling Room (104)

Sat, Jun 08, 12:00pm - 3:30pm
Main Library - Falcon Room (303)
This event is full

Sat, Jun 08, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Main Library - Community Meeting Room (107)

Sun, Jun 09, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Robert Crown Branch Library - Robert Crown Multipurpose Room

Mon, Jun 10, All day
Main Library

Mon, Jun 10, 10:30am - 11:30am
Robert Crown Branch Library

Mon, Jun 10, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Main Library - Community Meeting Room (107)

Mon, Jun 10, 11:30am - 1:30pm
Fleetwood-Jourdain Park

Mon, Jun 10, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Main Library

Mon, Jun 10, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Robert Crown Branch Library - Robert Crown Multipurpose Room

Canceled
Tue, Jun 11, 10:00am - 1:00pm
Main Library

Tue, Jun 11, 11:00am - 12:15pm
Main Library - Zoom Main 1 (Virtual)
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Tue, Jun 11, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Robert Crown Branch Library - Robert Crown Multipurpose Room

Tue, Jun 11, 5:30pm - 8:00pm
Main Library

Wed, Jun 12, 10:00am - 8:00pm
Main Library

Wed, Jun 12, 11:00am - 12:30pm
Main Library - Zoom Main 1 (Virtual)

Wed, Jun 12, 11:30am - 1:30pm
Mason Park

Wed, Jun 12, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Northlight Theatre Zoom

Wed, Jun 12, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Temperance Beer Co.
This event is full

Thu, Jun 13, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Main Library - Community Meeting Room (107)

Thu, Jun 13, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Zoom - Register to receive an email with a Zoom link and instructions on how to get into this class.

Thu, Jun 13, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Main Library - Zoom Main 2 (Virtual)

Thu, Jun 13, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Elks Park

Thu, Jun 13, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Main Library - Art Garden

Thu, Jun 13, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Zoom - Register to receive an email with a Zoom link and instructions on how to get into this class.

Thu, Jun 13, 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Leah Lomer Park

Thu, Jun 13, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Main Library - Small Meeting Room (108)

Thu, Jun 13, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Main Library - Community Meeting Room (107)

Thu, Jun 13, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Robert Crown Branch Library - Zoom Robert Crown (Virtual)

Thu, Jun 13, 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Main Library - Children's Room

Canceled
Fri, Jun 14, 10:00am - 1:00pm
Main Library

Fri, Jun 14, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Main Library - Small Meeting Room (108)

Sat, Jun 15, 11:00am - 4:00pm

Sat, Jun 15, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Robert Crown Branch Library - Robert Crown Multipurpose Room

Sat, Jun 15, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Robert Crown Community Ctr, 1801 Main St., Evanston, IL 60202 - Rms. B-C (main floor, to the left as you enter)

Sat, Jun 15, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Fleetwood-Jourdain Theater 927 Noyes St. Evanston, IL 60201

Sun, Jun 16, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Fleetwood-Jourdain Theater 927 Noyes St. Evanston, IL 60201

Mon, Jun 17, All day
Main Library

Mon, Jun 17, 10:30am - 11:30am
Robert Crown Branch Library

Mon, Jun 17, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Main Library - Community Meeting Room (107)

Mon, Jun 17, 11:30am - 1:30pm
Fleetwood-Jourdain Park

Mon, Jun 17, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
New venue Main Library - Small Meeting Room (108)

Mon, Jun 17, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Robert Crown Center - Room B/C

Canceled
Tue, Jun 18, 10:00am - 1:00pm
Main Library

Tue, Jun 18, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Main Library - Zoom Main 1 (Virtual),Library Board Room (406)

Tue, Jun 18, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Main Library - Small Meeting Room (108)

Tue, Jun 18, 6:30pm - 7:45pm
Main Library - Community Meeting Room (107)

Rescheduled
Wed, Jun 19, 11:00am - 12:30pm
New date Monday, June 24, 11:00am - 12:30pm
Main Library

Wed, Jun 19, 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Main Library - Small Meeting Room (108)

Thu, Jun 20, 10:00am - 8:00pm
Main Library

Thu, Jun 20, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Zoom - Register to receive an email with a Zoom link and instructions on how to get into this class.

Thu, Jun 20, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Main Library - Zoom Main 2 (Virtual)

Thu, Jun 20, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Elks Park

Thu, Jun 20, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Zoom - Register to receive an email with a Zoom link and instructions on how to get into this class.

Thu, Jun 20, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Robert Crown Branch Library - Robert Crown Multipurpose Room

Thu, Jun 20, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
The Loft (Teen Space)

Canceled
Fri, Jun 21, 10:00am - 1:00pm
Main Library

Fri, Jun 21, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Main Library - Community Meeting Room (107)

Sat, Jun 22, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Main Library - Community Meeting Room (107)

Sat, Jun 22, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Main Library - Lobby

Sat, Jun 22, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Main Library - Community Meeting Room (107)

Sat, Jun 22, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Fleetwood-Jourdain Theater 927 Noyes St. Evanston, IL 60201

Sun, Jun 23, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Fleetwood-Jourdain Theater 927 Noyes St. Evanston, IL 60201

Sun, Jun 23, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Main Library - Community Meeting Room (107)

Mon, Jun 24, All day
Main Library

Mon, Jun 24, 10:30am - 11:30am
Robert Crown Branch Library

Mon, Jun 24, 11:00am - 12:30pm
Main Library - Small Meeting Room (108)
This event is full

Mon, Jun 24, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Main Library - Community Meeting Room (107)

Mon, Jun 24, 11:30am - 1:30pm
Fleetwood-Jourdain Park

Mon, Jun 24, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Main Library - Small Meeting Room (108)

Mon, Jun 24, 6:30pm - 7:45pm
Robert Crown Branch Library - Robert Crown Multipurpose Room

Mon, Jun 24, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Main Library

Canceled
Tue, Jun 25, 10:00am - 1:00pm
Main Library

Tue, Jun 25, 3:00pm - 7:00pm
New venue Main Library - Community Meeting Room (107),Falcon Room (303)

Tue, Jun 25, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Main Library

Tue, Jun 25, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Robert Crown Branch Library - Robert Crown Multipurpose Room

Tue, Jun 25, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Main Library - Small Meeting Room (108)

Tue, Jun 25, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Main Library

Tue, Jun 25, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Main Library - Zoom Main 2 (Virtual)