The Albuquerque NM Croak & Dagger chapter of Sisters in Crime welcomes mystery fans who enjoy felonious fun, absolutely criminal companionship and sensational speakers. Unless otherwise noted, programs are free and open to the public.
North Domingo Baca Multigenerational Center
7521 Carmel Avenue NE
Classroom 7 on the second floor, accessible by stairs or elevator
Meetings begin at 7pm
4th Tuesday each month:
No December Meeting
Tuesday, September 25 - Dee Williams, AARP Representative
AARP Fraud Watch Network: Inside the Mind of a Criminal
Every 2 seconds, a con artist steals someone's identity. In the last year alone, Americans lost $16 billion of their hard-earned dollars to fraud, identity theft and scams.
- What tricks do con artists use to steal your money?
- How can you outsmart scammers before they strike?
Learn the psychology of con artists and identity thieves from Dee Williams, AARP Volunteer, a retired programmer and IT professional.
Tuesday, October 23 - Gail Rubin, The Doyenne of Death®
“Talking about sex won’t make you pregnant;
talking about funerals and end-of-life issues won’t make you dead."
Gail Rubin, CT, is a pioneering death educator who uses humor and funny films to teach about end-of-life topics. An award-winning speaker, she "knocked 'em dead" at TEDxABQ in 2015. Watch Gail's TEDx Talk: https://youtu.be/r9qR4ZiGX2Y
Gail has published three books on end-of-life issues:
Gail is an informed advocate for planning ahead, a Certified Funeral Celebrant, and the coordinator of the 2nd annual Before I Die New Mexico Festival, Oct 30 - Nov 2, 2018. A behind-the-scenes tour of the Office of the Medical Investigator is part of the second annual Before I Die New Mexico Festival. The free tour is limited to 30 people, by advance reservation only. It takes place on Thursday, November 1 from 3:30 to 5:30 pm. Full festival schedule and link to register online: http://beforeidienm.com/events/second-annual-before-i-die-nm-festival/