September Events Schedule

Get connected at one of Iowa City Hospice’s community events this month. Visit our Events Calendar for a full schedule of upcoming events.

Wednesday, September 5

– Lensing Funeral Home: Living Through Loss –

Living Through Loss is an educational program for bereaved individuals that provides a supportive environment to receive education, support, and resources to help with loss. Topics vary by month.

When: 5:15- 6:15 p.m.

Where: Kirkwood Room, 515 Kirkwood Ave., Iowa City

Contact: Lensing Funeral & Cremation Service, 319-338-9171

Caregiver Support Group –

A group for caregivers that offers emotional and educational support in a nonjudgmental atmosphere.

When: 1:00 – 2:30 p.m.

Where: Johnson County Extension, 3109 Old Highway 218 South, Iowa City

Details: Free respite care from Pathways Adult Health Center, 817 Pepperwood Lane, Iowa City. Reservations required, call 319-339-6162.

Contact: Polly Porter, Iowa City Hospice Social Worker,  319-351-5665, polly.porter@iowacityhospice.org

Monday, September 10

Understanding Your Grief: 7-Session Support Group

A professionally led 7-session grief support program open to adults in the community and surrounding area who are dealing with the death of a loved one. Pre-registration required.

When: Mondays from 5:30 – 7:00 p.m. September 10, 17, 24, October 1, 8, 15, 22

Where: New Song Episcopal Church, 912 20th Ave. Coralville

RSVP: 319-351-5665 or info@iowacityhospice.org

Wednesday, September 12

– Grieving Your Spouse –

A professionally led, ongoing support group for individuals who have lost a spouse or partner within the past two years.

When: 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.

Where: Iowa City Hospice, 1025 Wade Street, Iowa City

RSVP: 319-351-5665 or info@iowacityhospice.org

Sunday, September 16

Butterfly Release Memorial Service –

Iowa City Hospice invites you to acknowledge the people who have been important to you at our Honoring Memories butterfly release event. Join Iowa City Hospice staff and volunteers for an afternoon of healing and remembrance, surrounded by the beauty of nature and the camaraderie of friendship and shared experience. We’ll have refreshments, music, a memorial service, and of course, the butterflies.

When: 1:30 p.m.

Where: The Celebration Farm, 4696 Robin Woods Lane NE, Iowa City

RSVP: Barbara Barrows, 319-351-5665, barbara.barrows@iowacityhospice.org

 

Wednesday, September 19

Caregiver Support Group –

A group for caregivers that offers emotional and educational support in a nonjudgmental atmosphere.

When: 1:00 – 2:30 p.m.

Where: Johnson County Extension, 3109 Old Highway 218 South, Iowa City

Details: Free respite care from Pathways Adult Health Center, 817 Pepperwood Lane, Iowa City. Reservations required, call 319-339-6162.

Contact: Polly Porter, Iowa City Hospice Social Worker,  319-351-5665, polly.porter@iowacityhospice.org

– Lensing Funeral Home Group: Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow –

Please join Lensing Funeral & Cremation Service for a self-help support group for any adult who has experienced a death.

When: 5:15 – 6:30 p.m.

Where: Kirkwood Room, 515 Kirkwood Avenue, Iowa City

Contact: Lensing Funeral & Cremation Service, 319-338-9171

 

Thursday, September 20

– Bereavement Luncheon –

A social luncheon, open to all who’ve lost someone close to them, provides an opportunity to connect and share common experiences with others. Many people who are struggling with grief and loss find it helpful to have social outlets, such as this luncheon, where support is available. You will be greeted at the luncheon by hospice staff and volunteers.

When: 11:30 a.m.

Where: Gus’ Food and Spirits, 2421 Coral Ct. Ste 3, Coralville

Questions?: 319-351-5665 or info@iowacityhospice.org

 

Wednesday, September 26

– Grieving Your Spouse –

A professionally led, ongoing support group for individuals who have lost a spouse or partner within the past two years.

When: 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.

Where: Iowa City Hospice, 1025 Wade Street, Iowa City

RSVP: 319-351-5665 or info@iowacityhospice.org