“…I believe this is what we can do for our dead: tread over the ground that nourishes them so they will hear us and know that life goes on.”
– Susan Swan, from “What Casanova Told Me”
Schedule of Events
Thursday, October 19
7pm – Volunteer Orientation
7:30pm – “Creating Personal Memorials”: Presentation and Talk
Saturday, October 28
6-10 pm – All Souls Opening
Music, tea, flowers and candles.
Find your Ancestors at Mountain View
Sunday, October 29 to Wednesday, November 1
7-9pm – Tea & personal memorials in the Celebration Hall
Sunday, October 29
3-5pm – Mourners’ tea
A community conversation about death & grieving through personal experiences.
7:00pm and 8:30pm – Leah Abramson’s “Songs for a Lost Pod”
• a 30-minute song cycle for 8 voices exploring themes of inter-species communication, inter-generational trauma, and grief for a polluted planet..
Mon., October 30
8pm – Feature Documentary screening of “For Dear Life”
The story of theatre producer James Pollard as he attempts to adapt his looming death into a lasting final project
Tuesday, October 31
7:30-9pm – An Evening of Beautiful Music
• with harpist, Janelle Nadeau
A quiet refuge from the chaos of Hallowe’en. For all ages.
Wednesday, November 1
8:00-9:00pm – Processional Music with Balkan Shmalkan
• closing night procession to the shrines throughout the Cemetery
For more details or to get involved,
please call 604-325-2646 or send us an email.
All events are free. Donations welcome.