Community Events & Activities

You can find other local Pregnancy & Infant Loss events and activities on this page.  Events and activities listed here are hosted by other groups or organizations.  For events and fundraisers hosted by PAILA of WCMD, click on the "Events/Fundraisers" tab above. If you would like to have your event or activity added to this page, please click here.



October 2020 Events and Activities

Pregnancy & Infant Loss Remembrance Month

October is Pregnancy & Infant Loss Awareness Month.

October 15 is Pregnancy & Infant Loss Remembrance Day.

Pregnancy & Infant Loss Awareness of Washington County, MD

will be participating in events throughout the county to help

spread awareness and remember our babies. Below is a list of

community events, some of which we are hosting or attending.

All month long – PAILA 2nd Annual Virtual Walk – A month long event to spread awareness and start conversations about Pregnancy & Infant Loss. Register now to receive your Virtual Walk shirt. For more information, visit, www.paila-wcmd.com/virtual-walk.

All month long - Online Pregnancy & Infant Loss Education Course - Receive a 25% discount if you register during October 2020. For more information, visit www.paila-wcmd.com/education.

Now – October 15 – Luminaries - Stop by Remember Me Butterfly Haven any time

now through October 15th to pick up a bag of luminaries to light at your home on October 15. Light your luminaries at 7:00 pm to help create a Wave of Light around the world to remember all the babies gone too soon. www.paila-wcmd.com/eventsfundraisers

Thursday, October 1 – Pinwheels for Pregnancy & Infant Loss (drive through) at 4:45 pm at Hospice of Washington. For more information, visit www.facebook.com/events/711985242636022/.

Wednesday, October 7 - Labor of Love - Monthly meeting at 7:00 pm at Robinwood Professional Center, Suite 122B.

Saturday, October 10Sweet Walk to Remember - Norlo Park in Fayetteville, PA at 2:30 pm. For more information, visit www.sweetgraceministries.com.

Thursday, October 15 - Pregnancy & Infant Loss Remembrance Day – Light a candle at 7:00 pm to help create a Wave of Light around the world to remember all the babies gone too soon. You can also pick up luminaries at Remember Me Butterfly Haven to light at your home at 7:00 pm. For more information and to register, please visit www.paila-wcmd.com/eventsfundraisers.

Thursday, October 15Wave of Light Luminary Lighting - Remember Me Butterfly Have (our Monarch Waystation) at 7:00pm. Our Father 2 Father Support Group will light the Luminaries this year. For more information, visit www.paila-wcmd.com/eventsfundraisers.

Thursday, October 15 – Father 2 Father: Grieving Fathers Support Group – Meeting will be held at 7:00 pm at Remember Me Butterfly Haven. For more information, visit www.paila-wcmd.com/father-2-father:-grieving-fathers-support-group.

Thursday, October 15 - Stillbirthday Hearts Release of Hagerstown (virtual) – For more information, www.facebook.com/events/1249124688592484/.

Saturday, October 17 - A Walk to Remember - Saint Andrew Presbyterian Church at 6:00 pm. The entire event will take place outside and will include a memorial service and candlelight walk. Each baby’s name will be read during the service. Families will be invited to light luminaries in memory of their baby(s). For more information and to register, please visit www.paila-wcmd.com/eventsfundraisers. Registration is now open. Please note the time change. This is different than previous years. Face masks and social distancing will be required.

Labor of Love Support Group

1st Wednesday of each month

Labor of Love is a support group for anyone who has experienced a miscarriage, stillbirth, or newborn loss.

The group meets on the first Wednesday of each month at 7:00pm at Robinwood Professional Center, suite 122.

For more information, call 301-739-3863 or 301-739-2439.

Hope Through Birth Meetings

Please contact Stephanie Nalley for more information at 240-452-6323 or [email protected]

Monthly meetings and events held throughout the year.

Cuddling Angels

Check www.cuddlingangels.com for upcoming events.

A Charlie Brown Christmas

Cancelled for 2020

PAILA of WCMD will be decorating our Angel Tree again this year to honor our Angel Babies and spread awareness about Pregnancy & Infant Loss. There will be paper butterflies in a basket under the tree. Please write the name of your Angel Baby on a butterfly and hang it on the tree. 

Cuddling Angels will also have a tree on display.


The Barn at Springfield Farm

12 Springfield Lane

Williamsport, MD 21795