The Abbotsford Hospice Society holds a memorial butterfly release on July 28, featuring the Painted Lady butterfly.

The Abbotsford Hospice Society holds a memorial butterfly release on July 28, featuring the Painted Lady butterfly.

Abbotsford Hopsice Society hosts third annual memorial butterfly release

Event on Saturday, July 28 at Tanglebank Gardens

The Abbotsford Hospice Society hosts its third annual memorial butterfly release on Saturday, July 28.

The event runs from 11 a.m to 2 p.m. at Tanglebank Gardens, 29985 Downes Rd.

The public is invited to purchase a Painted Lady butterfly – one of many species that are native to the area – and release it in memory of a loved one.

All butterflies must be pre-ordered online at abbotsfordhospice.org/butterfly. The cost is $25 per butterfly.

Registration begins at 11 a.m., with the release at noon. Face painting and children’s activities are also included.

For more information and sponsorship opportunities, contact Karin at Karin@abbotsfordhospice.org.