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DEATH CAFE in Albany, NY
The parking lot in the back of the Library and the street parking meters are free on Saturdays.
Learn more about this international movement at DeathCafe.com
Folks will break into small groups of 4-6, as always. Please wear a mask inside until you are seated with your small group, and your group chooses to be masked or not. Homemade treats and cold and hot water for tea; feel free to bring your own mug and/or beverage.
As always – it is not a support group. We just talk about whatever our group chooses and respect each other’s views.
Please RSVP by emailing to DeathCafeAlbany@gmail.com