The Abbotsford Hospice Society holds its annual memorial butterfly release on Saturday at Tanglebank Gardens. (Abbotsford News file photo)

Abbotsford Hospice hosts fourth annual memorial butterfly release

Event on Saturday, July 27 at Tanglebank Gardens

The Abbotsford Hospice Society hosts its fourth annual memorial butterfly release on Saturday, July 27.

The event runs from 11 a.m to 1 p.m. at Tanglebank Gardens, 29985 Downes Rd.

The public is invited to purchase a butterfly 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.

The event also includes a complimentary barbecue, a string quartet, face painting, a zen garden station for adults, and stations for kids to make balsa wood airplanes or floral headbands.

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