Date(s) - 10/19/2023
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
110 N Tioga st
Ithaca, New York 14850
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The Ultimate Last Word: Write Your Own Obituary – Class w/ Roger Segelken
WHEN: Thursdays 2-4pm, 10/19, 10/26, 11/2, and 11/9
WHERE: Joe Mareane Conference Room (Second Floor) in the Tompkins Center for History & Culture on the Ithaca Commons – 110 North Tioga St. Ithaca NY 14850.
PRESENTERS: Roger Segelken
Do you trust your next-of-kin to get your story straight? If not, write your own obituary in advance – while theres still time! Join a 4-session workshop led by former New York Times obituary writer and docent at The History Center, H. Roger Segelken. The sessions will be held Thursdays from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. (10/19, 10/26, 11/2, and 11/9). The expectation is that participants attend all four sessions in-person.
The program is open to all free of charge — if you’re interested sign up with GIAC soon as there are only a limited number of spaces available. Contact Zachary Nelson at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 607-272-3622 with your name, address, phone number, and email address.
ACCESSIBILITY – This program is offered in a wheelchair and mobility device accessible room on the second floor, steps from the elevator. The program will be presented in English. If you have other questions please explore thehistorycenter.net/accessibility or contact us.
COVID-19 POLICY – The History Center will follow the most up to date guidance from the Tompkins County Health Department. Our organization is a mask friendly space and encourage visitors to practice what is most comfortable to them regarding mask wearing. Learn more at thehistorycenter.net/health. The event space can hold up to 45 people. There is no current plan to offer a virtual option for this program.
This event will take place in the traditional and contemporary lands of the Gayogo̱hó꞉nǫˀ Nation (Cayuga), one of the Six Nations of the Haudenosaunee Confederacy. Learn more at thehistorycenter.net/land-acknowledgement.