Calendar of Events

This calendar includes national and regional TCF events and known national events by national bereavement organizations that may be of interest to our membership. Placement on Calendar of Events does not necessarily indicate an endorsement by The Compassionate Friends, Inc. We also cannot include specific fundraising events for outside organizations.


September 26-27, 2014

Regional Conference in Frankfort, KY- "Rainbows of Love; Transitioning Loss into Living” at the First Baptist Church, 201 St. Clair St, Frankfort, KY. Guest speakers are Steve Czirr, National TCF Board Member and bereaved parent, Alice Wisler, author and bereaved parent, and Rosemary Smith, author, producer, and bereaved parent. Click here for the full program schedule and list of workshops available. Registration is $65 per person, click here for registration form.


December 14, 2014

18th Annual Worldwide Candle Lighting - The Compassionate Friends Worldwide Candle Lighting unites family and friends around the globe in lighting candles for one hour to honor the memories of the sons, daughters, brothers, sisters, and grandchildren who left too soon. As candles are lit at 7:00 p.m. local time, hundreds of thousands of persons commemorate and honor the memory of all children gone too soon. Click here for more information and to find a Candle Lighting near you.