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JULY Death Cafe 7-16-14

LOCATION: Death Café meets at China Sun, 108 West 39th Street, between Avenue of the Americas & Broadway. In exchange for your Paypal payment of $11, we enjoy China Sun's carpeted private balcony, endless pots of tea and small plates of savory foods (such as scallion pancakes). If you order other dishes at China Sun, that separate check becomes your responsibility.

Note: China Fun's second story balcony is not handicapped-accessible.

No-Shows and Wanna-Be-There(s)

  1. If you are not coming, even if it's a last minute decision, please have the courtesy of RSVP-ing "NO" on our page so your seat can be filled by someone who really wants to be here.
  2. If you discover this Meetup is full by the time you RSVP, no worries. We have a waiting list deployed and attendance has been expanded to 50, so there will always be that random cancellation.

If you're looking for a Death Café closer to home (or a more structured version where the host leads the conversation), check out our Meetup page entitled "All NYC Death Cafés by Location" to join Death Cafés located in other parts of the city.


"OVERHEARD NUGGETS": If you hear some really memorable things said or overheard at Death Café, please race home to write it down on our Facebook page. Or email your hosts through so we can capture it on our Overheard Nuggets page.


FACEBOOK: Have you seen some of the brain-sharpening items now coming through the Death Café Facebook page?

Discount tickets to lecture series  Documentaries with live Q&As with the director   The Tragicomedia Interviews  The Wise Widow blog series

Make sure to visit and Like Death Café Facebook so that these goodies float in your Timeline and you can share them with others.


See you soon!

Audrey and Nancy


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  • Fred W.

    As per Audrey's inquiry, my wife is Fran Busch. She is able to negotiate stairs but needs to convince herself she feels comfortable with the Death Cafe program.
    We'll see but I look forward to our Sept. meeting.

    July 24, 2014

  • Bryan M.

    I have a class Wed evenings and next month I'm out of town - hope to attend in Sept.

    1 · July 14, 2014

    • Audrey P.

      Always so happy to see you, Bryan. We had an amazing discussion around "beshert" and the notion one member had of exiting her life now while completely rational (and without any visible or palpable trace of depression). Pretty compelling, huh?

      1 · July 23, 2014

    • Bryan M.

      That's fascinating. Last night I participated in a death and dying webinar and one of the things talked about was this notion of an "easy" death. One that is chosen when the time comes with full participation in the process from the one dying. So interesting!

      July 24, 2014

  • Fred W.

    Look forward to our Sept. meeting...will try to convince my wife to attend.

    1 · July 17, 2014

    • Audrey P.

      Let us know how we can make it as easy as possible for her to make her way to the balcony. BTW: what's your wife's name, Fred?

      July 23, 2014

  • Lynda

    I had a great evening talking about a wide range of topics with wonderful people.

    1 · July 18, 2014

8 went

  • Nancy G.
    Memory artist, VNSNY/Haven Hospice, Co-Organizer,
    Event Host
  • Audrey P.
    Certified Nurse Case Manager and Grief Recovery Specialist, Organizer,
    Event Host
  • A former member
  • A former member

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