What's Happening?

Memorial Funeral Homes is pleased to offer a wide variety of both on-going and seasonal events. We invite you to return often to see what’s coming up on our calendar. If you’d like to keep up-to-date, we invite you to visit our social media pages.

September Events

  • Grief Recovery Method
    Tuesday, September 23, 2014 : 6:00 PM to Tuesday, November 11, 2014 : 8:00 PM

    On September 23 we will be introducing a new course to our grief support and education program. This is a serious workshop for those who want to move beyond their grief. Additional details to follow. Space will be limited. Please call to register, 401-846-0698.

October Events

  • Building Bridges
    Thursday, October 02, 2014 : 4:30 PM to Thursday, November 06, 2014 : 6:00 PM

    If you have lost a loved one, you know how hard grief can be. The confusion and strong emotions can make you feel out of step with the rest of the world. Join us for our 6-week foundation group with Hospice at VNS of Newport and Bristol Counties to share stories and strategies for coping with others who truly understand.

  • Re-imagining Life After Loss
    Monday, October 20, 2014 : 1:00 PM to Monday, November 03, 2014 : 2:30 PM

    Facilitated by Transition Coach Paula Avena, this workshop aims to provide tips and practical ideas for living through loss. In three parts, on Mondays, October 20, 27 and November 3. Scheduled time to be determined. Please RSVP to Mary, 401-846-0698.

November Events

  • Hope for the Holidays
    Wednesday, November 19, 2014 : 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM

    If you have experienced a loss this year, thoughts of the approaching holiday season can cause anxiety and apprehension. Join us for a free workshop and discover ways of reducing stress and finding peace this season. Please contact Mary at 846-0350 to sign up.
    At Hambly Brick House, 30 Red Cross Ave, Newport

  • Survivors of Suicide Loss Day
    Saturday, November 22, 2014 : 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM

    Held at Newport Hospital, 11 Friendship Street, (entrance on Powel Avenue), Newport, RI 02840
    For more information, contact: Brenda Bachman, MSW, brendabachman@cox.net, or 401-846-1192
    Includes a screening of the movie "The Journey", discussion groups and a closing ceremony.
    learn more at http://www.survivorday.org/

June Events

  • Open Door Grief Support
    Monday, June 08, 2015 : 10:00 AM to Monday, September 28, 2015 : 12:00 PM

    Our Community Education Director Lark d'Helen is available to discuss grief, and help identify the available resources that may best suit each situation. Mondays from 10am to Noon at the Hambly Brick House, 30 Red Cross Ave.