Published on January 24, 2022
Join us for these upcoming events!
Alive & The Bluebird
There are still several shows left for this month’s Alive & The Bluebird benefit series. Click here for ticket details to remaining shows, and join us live at The Bluebird Cafe for performances featuring world-renowned singer-songwriters in support of the patients and families we serve!
Creative Interventions for Grieving Children
Did you know that roughly 1.5 million children have lost a caregiver during the pandemic? Join us 1/28 for a hands-on, creative training for mental health professionals who want to enhance their skills in working with bereaved children while fulfilling CE requirements. Register below.
Drop-In Grief Support Groups
Check out these virtual grief group offerings that are FREE to attend and meet monthly. Participants are welcome to join at any time. Join us for a group that fits your need, including:
- College Age Group (third Tuesday)
- Serenity In Grief (every Wednesday)
- Good Mourning Group (every Wednesday)
- & more!
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SoulCollage® is an expressive arts process that uses the power of images to encourage self-discovery. Each month on the second Wednesday (2/9) we will work on building and adding to our incredible deck of cards and deepening our understanding of ourselves through their use. Your guide through this process is Alive’s grief counselor and trained SoulCollage® Facilitator Terri Kuberski. Register below.
Recipes and Memories: A Grief Writing Workshop (Virtual)
Join us 2/12 as we write together in a supportive and encouraging environment to share stories about food, family, and friends. Food is about more than nutrition. It’s about memory and experience and connection. It’s oatmeal cookies on your grandmother’s front porch, or your younger sister who refused to eat the cranberry relish at Thanksgiving. These food-based memories serve to unite us with our past. Register below.
Walking Through Grief
Grief is anything but a walk in the park. Join us every Tuesday for a weekly walk at Centennial Park with Alive Grief Counselors and other grieving community members to connect with others and the healing that comes with being in nature. Register below.
Sound Bath Meditation (Virtual)
On 2/23 participants will experience the vibration and auditory properties of sound to achieve a relaxed state. Headphones are recommended but not necessary. Register below.
Need a moment of peace in your day? We invite you to join Alive on Zoom for a free and relaxing 30-minute guided meditation led by our volunteer, Ben Glover, every Thursday at 1 p.m. CST on Zoom. Register below.
Eight-Week Grief Journey Groups Forming Now!
Grief Journey groups launch on 3/17 and meet for eight consecutive Thursdays at 1:00-2:30 p.m. or 6:00-7:30m p.m. In-person and virtual options available. There is an $80 registration fee per participant; scholarships available. To register, call 615-963-4732 or email email@example.com.
Registration Now Open for Grief Camp
Alive’s Camp Forget-Me-Not is accepting applications for campers and volunteers! This camp will take place at the YMCA’s Camp Widjiwagan, August 13-14, for kids and teens (8-17) who have experienced a significant loss. Teens will have their own space and schedule to keep their experience exclusive and special for their age group. Register here: AliveHospice.org/Camps
Private Creative Arts Memorials
Looking for a unique way to honor your loved one? We’re now holding Private Creative Arts Memorials for groups of 10 or fewer with access to our Creative Room, menu of memorialization projects, supplies, and support from a grief counselor and activity facilitator. Book yours by calling 615-963-4732 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
We hope you can join us for these special events.