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Learn @ Lakewood: Considering Cremation?

We decided to cancel this event for April, but we are working on rescheduling it and doing it virtually! We'll post here and on Facebook to let you know when it's been rescheduled.

About this event

More than half of all Americans are now choosing cremation, and even more in Minnesota — probably including people you know. Why is cremation so popular? How can you make meaningful memories? What’s possible beyond an urn on a shelf?

 

Join us for a conversation at Lakewood about cremation, including the process, answers to common questions and what to consider when choosing cremation.

 

After the session, you can choose to take a tour of Lakewood's historic and new crematories, located in the lower level of the beautiful Lakewood Chapel, where more than 1,400 cremations are performed each year. 

 

This free event takes place in the reception area of our Garden Mausoleum. To find this building inside the cemetery, take a sharp right after entering our front gates and look for the modern-looking building about a half-block down the road. You can park along the road in front of the building.

 

About the Learn @ Lakewood Series
Learn @ Lakewood is a new series of events that explore topics associated with death, dying and remembering. These workshops and seminars invite diverse perspectives and shine fresh light on meaningful subjects that haven't always been easy to talk about.

 

What past attendees have said about Lakewood seminars:

"Great knowledgeable speakers. Beautiful venue."

"I learned a lot in such a short time."

"Main speaker struck just the right tone. Very informative. Just the right length."

"Program covered many topics I wasn't aware of."

 

 

Parking and transportation options

Parking (free) is available along roads near the Garden Mausoleum inside the cemetery, including reserved spaces for handicap parking. To find this building inside the cemetery, take a sharp right after entering our front gates and look for the modern-looking building about a half-block down the road.

 

There is also Metro Transit bus stop just outside of Lakewood's front gates at 36th & Hennepin Ave. It is within walking distance to the Garden Mausoleum (about 1-1/2 to 2 blocks).

 

If you come by bicycle, you can lock your bike in the racks provided near the front gates.

 

Questions?

Call Lakewood at 612-822-2171 or send an email to info@lakewoodcemetery.org.

 

Stay connected with Lakewood

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Learn more about Lakewood

See more upcoming events

Learn about cremation at Lakewood

Tour the Lakewood Chapel (video)

Art & Symbolism at Lakewood

Lakewood Garden Mausoleum

Self-guided tour brochures

 

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