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February 24 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
My History as an Heirloom: How Will I Be Remembered?
This event is presented by the Fairfield Museum & History Center.
Click here to register and you will receive a private link to this Zoom meeting.
Join the Fairfield Museum for a conversation about remembrances, celebrations of life, and preserving our histories for future generations. In this virtual program, meet guest speakers, learn about oral history and how to begin yours, and participate in a biographical sketch activity. Guest speakers include: Bonnie Collier, Director for the Yale Law School Oral History Project, Rebecca Lautenslager from Shaughnessey-Banks Funeral Home, and Anita Peters, a Humanist Celebrant.
About Lives Well Lived
“A warm, uplifting and enlightening feast for the heart, mind and soul.”
— The NYC Movie Guru
Forty people aged 75 to 100, with a collective life experience of 3000 years, share their secrets, wit, and wisdom on how to live a meaningful life. Watch the film, participate in a special Q&A with filmmaker/director Sky Bergman, and learn how to record your own personal memoir or oral history as we celebrate our lives well lived together.
Full List of Events:
February 20-24 – Film Screening Days
February 21 – Virtual Q&A with Writer/Director Sky Bergman
February 24 –My History as an Heirloom: How Will I Be Remembered?
February 27 – Oral History: A Virtual Hands-On Workshop
March 6 – Death Cafe
The Lives Well Lived Film & Event Series is presented by Fairfield Museum and History Center.
Co-sponsored by Shaughnessey Banks Funeral Home and Mark This Day with Love, a service for commemorating the milestones in one’s life. Special thanks to our fellow partners, Pequot Library, Fairfield Public Library, SHU Community Theater, and the Bigelow Center of Fairfield.