Past Community Events
Father’s Day Rose Ceremony Remembrance
4 p.m. Sunday, June 18, 2017
Uniquely inspiring, this hour-long program supports loss of parent, loss of child, and general loss. This is a free and family-friendly community event open to the entire public. MORE INFO
Essay Contest Awards Ceremony
6 p.m. Friday, May 19, 2017
The winners of our inaugural Youth Essay Contest will be recognized during a special ceremony at 6 p.m. Friday, May 19, in the Sacramento Memorial Lawn Chapel. Six winners will share cash prizes totaling $1,600.
Mother’s Day Memorial Butterfly Release
4 p.m. Sunday, May 14, 2017
The loss of a mother, child, or other loved one can make Mother’s Day a very sad time of year. In remembrance of those who touched our hearts and shaped our lives, we invite all members of our community to our Memorial Butterfly Release. MORE INFO
Youth Essay Contest
Entry Deadline: April 1-30, 2017
Open to all area middle and high school students, we hope our Memorial Day Youth Essay Contest will inspire young people in our community to learn more about the true meaning of this special day. All contest entries must be presented in a personal essay format with 500 to 525 words on the true meaning of Memorial Day. Six winners of this contest will share cash prizes totaling $1,600! MORE INFO
Candlelight Service of Remembrance
7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 8, 2016
We understand the holiday season can be difficult for those who have lost a loved one, especially during the first year when many bereaved are left to make new rituals and traditions. We at Sacramento Memorial Lawn are here to offer help and support during this time. Please join us in honoring your loved one during our Candlelight Service of Remembrance at 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 8, 2016. RSVP: (916) 421-1171.