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Lakewood has served as a community gathering place for more than 150 years. We continue this proud tradition by inviting the public to enjoy our beautiful grounds and architectural treasures, and to explore meaningful ways to grieve and remember. All are welcome to attend any of our events. You do not need to be affiliated with Lakewood in any way. 

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Events Calendar

February Death Cafe (Zoom)

Virtual over Zoom

Join Lakewood for this free-flowing, community guided discussion on topics related to death, dying, and memorialization in a safe and welcoming virtual environment.

Free
Book Club

Lakewood Book Club: The Beginner’s Goodbye

Garden Mausoleum

How do we learn to heal from a sudden loss, especially when we feel like the one we lost is still there? Join Lakewood for the Lakewood book club for this month's read: "The Beginner's Goodbye" by Anne Tyler.

Free
Grief and remembrance

Processing Grief – A Sound Meditation

Lakewood Chapel

Join Lakewood for a healing sound meditation in the historic Lakewood Memorial Chapel, hosted by Thomasina and Bob Fisk of Waking Nomad.

$10 in advance / $15 at the door

March Death Cafe in the Garden Mausoleum

Garden Mausoleum Reception Area

Join Lakewood for this free-flowing, community guided discussion on topics related to death, dying, and memorialization in a safe and welcoming virtual environment.

Free
Grief and remembrance

Spring Equinox Tea Ceremony and Grief Circle

Lakewood Chapel

Explore the meditative and peaceful properties of the historic tradition of tea rituals. This powerful experience will allow time for reflection and contemplation on grief and loss.

$30 in advance / $40 at the door

Sundays at Lakewood

Sundays at Lakewood: Mother’s Day

Onsite near the Living Memory Tree

Join Lakewood this Mother's Day as we honor and remember those mothers and mother figures who are loved and missed. Pickup a free pink carnation and a ribbon for the Living Memory Tree.

Community Celebrations

Memorial Day

Lakewood Cemetery

Ceremony | 10:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Celebration and Activities | Noon - 4 p.m.

Sundays at Lakewood

Sundays at Lakewood: Father’s Day

Onsite near the Living Memory Tree

On this day we honor the fathers and father figures who are loved and missed. Free white roses will be available to anyone while supplies last.

Community Celebrations

Midsummer Memory Mandalas

Onsite near the Living Memory Tree

Save the date!

Community Celebrations

Lantern Lighting Celebration

Onsite near Jo Pond

Save the date!

Do you have questions about an upcoming event? Need assistance reserving tickets?
We’re here to help.
Call our events line at (612) 540-5165 or email us

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