Grief Class Schedule

Hospice of the Red River Valley is committed to making ongoing educational and support opportunities available to our communities. Grief support classes are offered in-person, free and open to the public. Registration is required for all classes. Register for classes below or call (701) 356-1533.

A complete listing of available classes follows:

 

6-Week Grief Support Group

Join our 6-Week Grief Support Group designed for individuals coping with a significant loss through death. Recognizing that there is no time limit on grief, we welcome those who have experienced loss at any point. Our sessions, held weekly on Wednesdays from April 3rd to May 8th, will begin with a brief educational session, followed by sharing and listening of stories within the group.

To ensure a consistent environment throughout the six weeks, registration is required. Each week’s discussion will build on the previous week.

This class is free and open to the public. Limited to 10 participants, early registration is recommended.

Detroit Lakes Public Library
1000 Washington Ave. Detroit Lakes, MN

  • Wednesdays, April 3rd – May 8th, 2024, 10:00am

Perham Public Library
225 2nd Ave. NE. Perham, MN

  • Wednesdays, April 3rd – May 8th, 2024, 2:00pm


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Etched in Memory – A Remembrance Service

Join us in etching a glass candle to be used as we gather to honor and remember your loved ones. You will be able to take home your etched candle following the service.

“Together, we will light our way through grief.”

This event is open to the public. Please register as space is limited.

Bismarck Hospice of the Red River Valley Office
1400 43rd Ave. NE. Suite 212, Bismarck, ND

  • Sunday, April 28, 2024, 3:00 – 4:30pm – This class is FULL. There is currently a wait list.

Thief River Falls Heritage Community Center
301 4th St. E. Thief River Falls, MN

  • Thursday, May 2, 2024, 12:30 – 2:00pm

Fargo Hospice of the Red River Valley Office
1701 38th St. S. Suite 101, Fargo, ND (use west door)

  • Thursday, May 2, 2024, 2:00 – 3:30pm – This class is FULL. There is currently a wait list.
  • Thursday, May 2, 2024, 5:30 – 7:00pm – This class is FULL. There is currently a wait list.

East Grand Forks Campbell Library
422 4th St. NW. East Grand Forks, MN

  • Tuesday, May 7, 2024, 2:00 – 3:30pm
  • Tuesday, May 7, 2024, 5:30 – 7:00pm – This class is FULL. There is currently a wait list.

Detroit Lakes Public Library
1000 Washington Ave. Detroit Lakes, MN

  • Wednesday, May 8, 2024, 5:30 – 7:00pm – This class is FULL. There is currently a wait list.

Fergus Falls Public Library – Jean Dahling Community Room
205 E. Hampden Ave. Fergus Falls, MN

  • Thursday, May 16, 2024, 5:30 – 7:00pm – This class is FULL.

 

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Etched in Memory – A Grief Class for Young Adults

Join us in etching a glass candle in remembrance of your loved ones who have passed.

This event is free and open to those ages 18-25. Please register as space is limited.

Atomic Coffee
222 Broadway Ave. Fargo, ND

  • Wednesday, June 12, 2024, 5:00 – 6:00pm

 

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Children’s Grief Retreat

A comfortable and inviting opportunity for children ages 6-17, who have lost a loved one to death. The retreat will foster healing and growth as we learn about grief and loss, healthy ways of coping and the importance of remembering loved ones. Attendees can expect group activities, a special remembrance project, and an opportunity to spend time with and learn about the horses and other critters on the farm. Dress for outdoor play. Snacks and cold sandwiches will be served. Parents, guardians, or special adults should return at 12pm for light refreshments and a group remembrance activity.

Registration required by June 5th.

That’s the Dream Farm
7552 70th Ave. N. Glyndon, MN

  • Wednesday, June 19, 2024, 9:00am – 1:00pm

 

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Hospice of the Red River Valley also offers a variety of support groups. It is our hope that these programs will equip attendees with a better understanding of grief and loss, as well as a place to find others who have shared a similar experience. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us at (701) 356-1533.