Published on January 3, 2023
30th Anniversary of Alive & The Bluebird
The 30th annual Alive & The Bluebird series kicks off on January 3 at The Bluebird Cafe! This year’s artist lineup includes Tom Douglas, Kathy Mattea, Brett Young, Liz Rose, The Warren Brothers, and more added daily. Tickets on sale now via The Bluebird Cafe.
Ticket details: Weekday show tickets go on sale one week prior; weekend shows go on sale the Monday of that same week.
Grief Center Offerings in January
Finding Lost Words
Join us on 1/18 for this in-person writing workshop, helping participants cope with loss through self-expression. Guided by a facilitator, participants will engage in writing activities that culminate in creating a poem based on a provided prompt. Register here.
Winter Grief Journey Groups Forming Now!
Winter Grief Journey groups, led by grief counselors, launch on February 9 for adults who have experienced the loss of someone significant to them 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 are available. Groups include:
- Loss of Spouse/Partner
- Loss of a Loved One
A one-time payment of $80 covers the cost of participation for the 8-week series; scholarships available. The deadline to register is February 2. Click here to register, and a staff member will contact you to confirm attendance. Participants attending virtually will receive a Zoom link on February 9.
For more information, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Walking Through Grief
Grief is anything but a walk in the park. Join us every Tuesday at 10 a.m. for a weekly walk at Brentwood Library walking path with Alive Grief Counselors and other grieving community members to connect with others and the healing that comes with being in nature.
Good Mourning Group
Join us Wednesdays for this weekly virtual meeting to start your day with support from others who understand what you’re going through. To attend, visit AliveHospice.Zoom.US
and click “Join”
Wednesdays | 9:30 – 10:30 a.m.
Meeting ID: 980 4199 4226
Weekly Guided Meditation
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. To attend click here.
Meeting ID: 827 9104 6280
Youth Grief Support Groups
Join us Tuesdays, February 14 – April 11 at 6:00 – 7:30 p.m. for grief support groups for youth ages 3-17 at the Alive Nashville Grief Center (1721 Patterson St. in Nashville). Dinner included! Youth and families will express their thoughts and feelings with others who have also experienced the death of an important person. Sessions include grief education, games, and more.
To register, call 615-963-4732 or email email@example.com.
Drop-in Grief Support Groups
These virtual grief groups are FREE to attend and meet weekly or monthly. Participants are welcome to join at any time. Join us for a group that fits your need, including:
- Support for Widowed Men (first Monday)
- Child Loss Group (third Monday)
- Coping with Cancer (third Tuesday)
- Navigating Grief (third Tuesday)
- Survivors of Sudden Loss (fourth Monday)
- Mother’s Grief Group (fourth Monday)
- & more!
Scroll down for the full schedule.
Save the date! Culture & Mourning Series
Join us on March 4 at Mt. Zion Baptist Church (7594 Old Hickory Blvd in Nashville) as we highlight and explore the African American Christian tradition. Stay tuned for more details!
Private Creative Arts Memorials
Looking for a unique way to honor your loved one? Alive’s Grief Sevices offers 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.
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The Butterfly Collection by Judith Bright
Inspired by Alive’s annual butterfly release, this collection by Judith Bright Jewelry offers necklaces, earrings, and more as gentle reminders of a new season of life as we pay tribute to those who have gone before. 15% of the proceeds from this collection help support those we serve. Shop today!