Hundreds of butterflies to be released Saturday to remember loved ones lost

Hundreds of butterflies to be released Saturday to remember loved ones lost
The Wings of Hope “Butterfly Release and Remember” is set for Saturday, Sep. 7 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at Amarillo College’s Memorial Park. Source: Gray TV (Source: Michael Dakota)

AMARILLO, Texas (KFDA) - Hundreds of butterflies will be released this weekend to remember and celebrate loved ones individuals have lost.

The Wings of Hope “Butterfly Release and Remember” is set for Saturday, Sep. 7 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at Amarillo College’s Memorial Park.

The family-friend event is free to the public, and butterflies can be reserved for $25 in memory of loved ones. They can be reserved online here.

Around 500 butterflies will be released, so bring a lawn blanket or chair to reflect on loved ones. There will also be a chalk walk and butterfly crafts.

The event is hosted by the Hope & Healing Place, which works to walk individuals through the stages of grief after losing a loved one.

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