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.


Click on the link for a PDF of local events and activities for October 2019.

2019 October Events and Activities

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.

240-452-6323

[email protected]

Cuddling Angels 3rd Annual Golf Scramble

Friday, September 6, 2019

It’s time to start getting your teams together for the Cuddling Angels 3rd Annual Golf Scramble. It will be at Black Rock Golf Course in Hagerstown, MD again this year with a 9:00am tee off. The cost is $80 per golfer or $300 per foursome. This includes green/cart fees, contest holes, goodie bags, beverage cart, door prizes, breakfast sandwich, coffee, juice, and catered lunch. There will also be raffle baskets. Come on out and support a great cause at a beautiful location! If you’re interested in more information or would like to register please visit https://www.cuddlingangels.com/golf-scramble

All proceeds benefit Cuddling Angels and will be used to assist families with burial markers for their baby(s), comfort bags, free events for infant loss families, and education.

Pinwheels for Pregnancy & Infant Loss

Tuesday, October 1, 2019

 at 4:45 pm

Plant a pinwheel in honor your babies. There will be cupcakes & light refreshments with a short ceremony. Donation of $5 places a pinwheel in honor of your baby. 

For more information, email [email protected]

or go to

https://www.facebook.com/events/656983251463589/

Hagerstown Hearts Release & Reception

Saturday, October 5, 2019

4:00 until 6:00 pm

Veteran's Park

Smithsburg, MD 21783

For more information, visit

https://www.facebook.com/events/2167832573547535/

Sweet Walk to Remember

Sunday, October 13, 2019

2:30 pm until 7:30 pm

Norlo Pak

Fayetteville, PA

For more information, visit

https://www.facebook.com/events/312517119682342/

"Loving in Loss" Storytime

Tuesday, October 15, 2019

at 7:00 pm

Smithsburg Library

A grief-informed storytime with the guiding hand of Maria Reed, Hospice counselor and grief educator, Miss Laura has chosen a selection of gentle books that validate the complex emotions surrounding Loss.

Afterwards everyone is invited to create a memorial rock for their loved one, connect with others, and browse community resources.

For more information, visit

https://www.facebook.com/events/913416982335213/

A Charlie Brown Christmas

December 2019

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.

If you cannot make it, click on the picture to your left.  Complete a registration form with your baby's name. We can hang a butterfly on the tree in memory of your baby.