Events

Please see our calendar below for more details.  Some are held online while others are in-person.

Our interactive online calendar allows you to view events by month, week or day. Click on each event title for more information, including description and details about how to RSVP. Hospicare has a list of online grief resources that may be of assistance.

Throughout the year, Hospicare holds many events and programs, including ongoing grief support groups and special one-time or limited-time sessions. Hospicare also holds fundraising activities and outreach and educational events. 

 

Stitching Through Grief

Sew Green 112 N. Cayuga Street, Ithaca, NY, United States

Stitching Through Grief is a collaboration between Hospicare's Goof Grief program and Sew Green. This program is appropriate for children age 8 (must be in third grade or higher) through 12 who are grieving the loss of a loved one. Please contact Laura Ward at 607-272-0212 for more information or to register.

CANCELED: Grief Stories by Firelight

Hospicare Ithaca Office 172 East King Road, Ithaca, NY, United States

This annual event is offered for children and their families who are grieving the loss of a loved one. Sit beneath the stars by the campfire, enjoy s’mores, and hear stories and songs of wonder and amazement, life, loss and love with award winning storyteller, Regi Carpenter. Open to children ages 6-12, accompanied by a…

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Clay for the Healing Heart for Adults

The Clay School 950 Danby Road, Ithaca, NY, United States

This group is offered as a collaboration between Hospicare and the Clay School. This workshop offers adults, age 18 or older, who are grieving the loss of a loved one an opportunity to process their grief through the art of hand building a memory box. Participants will receive their creations at a later date after…

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Grief Writing Workshops

Online

Instructor: Clare Jones Dates: April 26, May 10 and June 14 Time: 6:30-8:00 pm Location: Zoom Description: Join us for an online writing workshop led by poet, Clare Jones, recipient of fellowships from the Fulbright Program, Saltonstall Foundation for the Arts, and the Iowa Writer’s Workshop. She will be providing a safe and comforting space…

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Book Discussion: Grief is Love: Living with Loss by Marisa Renee Lee

Online

Facilitator: Peaches Gillette Date: Wednesday, May 24, 2023 Time: 5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m. Location: Zoom Description:  Peaches Gillette will facilitate an interactive discussion of the book, Grief is Love: Living with Loss. In this book, author Marisa Renee Lee reveals that healing, does not mean moving on after losing a loved one — healing means learning…

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Men’s Grief Support Group

Online

Facilitator: Edward Hower Dates: Thursdays 9/7, 9/14, 9/21 and 9/28 Time: 5:30 p.m.-6:45 p.m. Location: Zoom Description: A 4-week group offering men who are grieving the opportunity to deal with their loss in a friendly and confidential setting. Registration is required by September 5th and there is no cost. Use the form below. For more…

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Men’s Grief Support Group

Online

Facilitator: Edward Hower Dates: Thursdays 9/7, 9/14, 9/21 and 9/28 Time: 5:30 p.m.-6:45 p.m. Location: Zoom Description: A 4-week group offering men who are grieving the opportunity to deal with their loss in a friendly and confidential setting. Registration is required by September 5th and there is no cost. Use the form below. For more…

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