Spring 2020 Grief Services Events


    COMPASS Movie Viewing

    March 7 (10a-2p) in Flat Rock

    Children and families will watch the film A Dog’s Purpose and incorporate activities that center on finding our purpose when we feel disconnected.


    Remembrance Recipe Share & Potluck

    March 17 (5:30-7p) in Asheville

    March 19 (3-4:30p) in Flat Rock

    Bring a special food and recipe in honor of a deceased loved one, and talk with others about how grief can change our relationship to eating.


    Grief 101

    March 3 (3:15-4:30) in Flat Rock

    March 25 (4-5p) in Asheville

    April 8 (11:45-1:00) in Flat Rock

    May 7 (3:15-4:30) in Flat Rock

    Explore myths and truths of the grief process, as well as strategies for effective coping.


    “Grief Speaks” poetry & song share

    April 6 (6-7p) at Malaprop’s Bookstore & Café in downtown Asheville

    Gather in community to witness songs and poems from people navigating the grief journey.


    Eight Week Support Group

    April & May (Wednesdays 4-5p) in Asheville

    April & May (Thursdays 2:30-4p) in Flat Rock


    Group for Grieving Parents

    May 6 & 20 (3-4:30p) in Flat Rock


    COMPASS Celebration and Hike

    May 2 (10:30a-2p) at Taylor Ranch in Fletcher

    Families will celebrate the COMPASS program and the difference it has made in their lives.  The event will be centered in outdoor activities, hiking, and coming together to remember loved ones.


    Butterfly Release Community Memorial Gathering

    May 17 (1:30p) at Carrier Park in West Asheville

    Family event that will involve a beautiful outdoor ritual and time for reflection.

    Flat Rock offerings are at 571 South Allen Rd. (28731)

    Asheville offerings are at 373 Biltmore Ave. (28801)


    CLICK HERE for more information about any upcoming events. To register for a grief services group, click here or call (828) 692.6178.