January

Thu
Jan
5

Drop-in Group for Bereaved Parents – Larkspur

NEW! The loss of a child is a life-changing event. In this monthly drop-in group, you will find support and understanding from others who have experienced a similar loss. Join us to gently explore emotions, find companionship with other bereaved parents and transform grief into healing. See More »

Time:

10:00 am – 11:30 am


Location:

Hospice by the Bay – Larkspur

17 E. Sir Francis Drake Blvd.
Larkspur, CA 94939
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Hospice by the Bay

Thu
Jan
5

Free Drop-in Grief Support Group – SF

Find comfort, emotional support and healing advice after the loss of a loved one at this weekly drop-in group. See More »

Time:

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm


Location:

Hospice by the Bay – SF

180 Redwood Street, Suite 350
San Francisco, CA 94102
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Hospice by the Bay

Sat
Jan
14

Half-off Book Sale – Corte Madera

All of our new and gently-used books are 50 percent off on Saturday, January 14 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Come shop thousands of titles, including rare editions and high-quality art books. Proceeds help support Hospice by the Bay's caring community programs. Our Used Book Room is located inside Book Passage II in Corte Madera. See More »

Time:

9:00 am – 5:00 pm


Location:

Book Passage/Hospice Used Book Room

51 Tamal Vista Blvd.
Corte Madera, CA 94925
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Hospice by the Bay

Mon
Jan
16

What Color is Your Grief? Children/Teen Grief Support- Larkspur

Join with other children ages 8-13 who have lost someone important in their lives in this group that meets for eight consecutive Mondays. Together we will explore new healthy ways of coping with loss using art, writing, music and movement to express feelings, share memories and support each other. Group is facilitated by a Board-Certified Art Therapist and HBTB Youth Bereavement Specialist.. See More »

Time:

5:30 pm – 7:00 pm


Location:

Hospice by the Bay – Larkspur

17 E. Sir Francis Drake Blvd.
Larkspur, CA 94939
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Hospice by the Bay

Tue
Jan
17

Spousal/Partner Loss – Larkspur

Join us for this eight-week support group that runs on Tuesdays from Jan. 17 to Mar. 14 (skips Feb. 14). This group for adults encourages you to express grief in a supportive environment, connect with others coping with a similar loss and learn coping skills to ease the life adjustments you may encounter. See More »

Time:

6:00 pm – 7:30 pm


Location:

Hospice by the Bay – Larkspur

17 E. Sir Francis Drake Blvd.
Larkspur, CA 94939
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Hospice by the Bay

Sat
Jan
21

Why Estate Planning Especially Matters for Unmarried People – Larkspur

FREE SEMINAR The law provides a default estate plan for every person, but it may not reflect your wishes. Create a plan tailored to fit your own life and priorities —whether you are single, widowed, or in an unmarried relationship. Know the options for your financial and health care decisions, and ensure that your wishes will be followed after your death. See More »

Time:

9:30 am – 11:30 am


Location:

Hospice by the Bay – Larkspur

17 E. Sir Francis Drake Blvd.
Larkspur, CA 94939
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Hospice by the Bay

Thu
Jan
26

Coping with the Loss of a Loved One – SF

Join us for this eight-week support group that runs on Thursdays from Jan. 26 to Mar. 16. Experience the support of others, share your grief and develop strategies for coping with your loss. See More »

Time:

6:00 pm – 7:30 pm


Location:

Hospice by the Bay – SF

180 Redwood Street, Suite 350
San Francisco, CA 94102
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Hospice by the Bay

Sat
Jan
28

Annual Service of Remembrance – Marin

You are warmly invited on Saturday, January 28 to join us for an interfaith community gathering to grieve our loved ones and honor their memories. We’ll share music, prayers and messages from a variety of spiritual traditions. See More »

Time:

4:00 pm – 6:00 pm


Location:

Dominican Sisters Gathering Space

1520 Grand Ave
San Rafael, 94901
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Hospice by the Bay

February

Tue
Feb
21

Spousal/Partner Loss – Sonoma

Group Canceled. Please see link below to view other groups in Sonoma. Join us for this eight-week support group that runs on Tuesdays from Feb. 21 to Apr. 1. Express grief in a supportive environment, connect with others facing a spousal or partner loss, and learn coping skills to ease the life adjustments you may encounter. See More »

Time:

5:30 am – 7:00 pm


Location:

Hospice by the Bay – Sonoma

190 W. Napa St.
Sonoma, CA 95476
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Hospice by the Bay

Fri
Feb
24

My Life, My Choices: Planning for Future Health Care Decisions – San Rafael

FREE SEMINAR Ensure your health care wishes will be carried out, even if you can’t advocate for yourself. Learn how to document your choices, choose the right person to make decisions for you, and communicate your values and goals about medical treatment choices. Information: (415) 499-6056 No registration necessary See More »

Time:

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm


Location:

Marin County Free Library

3501 Civic Center Drive, #427
San Rafael, CA 94903
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Organizer:

Hospice by the Bay

Mon
Feb
27

Parental Loss for Adults – Larkspur

Join us for this eight-week support group that runs on Wednesdays from Feb. 27 to Apr. 17. Losing a parent can be difficult at any age. This group for adults provides emotional support and the opportunity to connect with others who can relate to your experience. See More »

Time:

6:00 pm – 7:30 pm


Location:

Hospice by the Bay – Larkspur

17 E. Sir Francis Drake Blvd.
Larkspur, CA 94939
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Hospice by the Bay

March

Sat
Mar
11

The Life of Your Estate after Death: Probate and Trust Administration – Larkspur

FREE SEMINAR - Registration is now closed. Please check our calendar for future seminars. Who decides what happens to your assets after your death and how does it work? Learn about choosing successor trustees and fiduciaries to implement your estate plan, and how to make choices to prepare for a smooth transfer of assets—large and small—to intended beneficiaries, limiting administrative hurdles, cost and heartache. See More »

Time:

9:30 am – 11:30 am


Location:

Hospice by the Bay – Larkspur

17 E. Sir Francis Drake Blvd.
Larkspur, CA 94939
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Hospice by the Bay

Fri
Mar
17

Sibling Loss – Larkspur

NEW!  Join us for this eight-week support group that runs on Fridays from Feb. 10 to Mar. 31. The loss of an adult sibling is a unique event. Join other adults navigating the loss of companionship, support and affection that can accompany sibling loss. See More »

Time:

3:00 pm – 4:30 pm


Location:

Hospice by the Bay – Larkspur

17 E. Sir Francis Drake Blvd.
Larkspur, CA 94939
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Hospice by the Bay

Sun
Mar
26

Annual Service of Remembrance – SF

You are warmly invited on Sunday, March 26 to join us for an interfaith community gathering to grieve our loved ones and honor their memories. We’ll share music, prayers and messages from a variety of spiritual traditions. See More »

Time:

4:00 pm – 6:00 pm


Location:

St. Aidan’s Episcopal Church

101 Gold Mine Dr.
San Francisco, CA 94131
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Hospice by the Bay

April

Sat
Apr
8

My Life, My Choices: Planning for Future Health Care Decisions – Larkspur

FREE SEMINAR Ensure your health care wishes will be carried out, even if you can't advocate for yourself. Learn how to document your choices, choose the right person to make decisions for you, and communicate your values and goals about medical treatment choices. See More »

Time:

9:30 am – 11:30 am


Location:

Hospice by the Bay – Larkspur

17 E. Sir Francis Drake Blvd.
Larkspur, CA 94939
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Thu
Apr
13

My Life, My Choices: Planning for Future Health Care Decisions – Petaluma

FREE SEMINAR Ensure your health care wishes will be carried out, even if you can’t advocate for yourself. Learn how to document your choices, choose the right person to make decisions for you, and communicate your values and goals about medical treatment choices. Call (707) 778-4399 to register See More »

Time:

11:00 am – 12:00 pm


Location:

Petaluma Senior Center

211 Novak Dr.
Petaluma, CA 94954
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Mon
Apr
17

Parental Loss for Adults – Larkspur

Join us for this eight-week support group that runs on Mondays from Apr. 17 to Jun. 12 (skips 5/29). Losing a parent can be difficult at any age. This group for adults provides emotional support and the opportunity to connect with others who can relate to your experience. See More »

Time:

6:00 pm – 7:30 pm


Location:

Hospice by the Bay – Larkspur

17 E. Sir Francis Drake Blvd.
Larkspur, CA 94939
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Hospice by the Bay

Mon
Apr
17

Coping with the Loss of a Loved One – Sonoma

Cancelled.  Join us for this eight-week support group that runs on Mondays from Apr. 17 to Jun. 12 (skips 5/29). Losing someone close to you can affect many aspects of life. Experience the support of others, share your grief and develop strategies for coping with your loss.. See More »

Time:

6:00 pm – 7:30 pm


Location:

Hospice by the Bay – Sonoma

190 W. Napa St.
Sonoma, CA 95476
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Hospice by the Bay

Tue
Apr
18

Spousal/Partner Loss – Larkspur

Join us for this eight-week support group that runs on Tuesdays from Apr. 18 to Jun. 6. Express grief in a supportive environment, connect with others facing a spousal or partner loss and learn coping skills to ease the life adjustments you may encounter. See More »

Time:

6:00 pm – 7:30 pm


Location:

Hospice by the Bay – Larkspur

17 E. Sir Francis Drake Blvd.
Larkspur, CA 94939
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Organizer:

Hospice by the Bay

Thu
Apr
20

Grief Education Class – SF

NEW! Join us for this free one-hour educational class on Apr. 20. We will review information about the grieving process, symptoms of grief, and strategies for coping with the death of a loved one. See More »

Time:

6:00 pm – 7:00 pm


Location:

Hospice by the Bay – SF

180 Redwood Street, Suite 350
San Francisco, CA 94102
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Organizer:

Hospice by the Bay

Sun
Apr
23

Annual Service of Remembrance – Sonoma

You are warmly invited on Sunday, April 23 to join us for an interfaith community gathering to grieve our loved ones and honor their memories. We’ll share music, prayers and messages from a variety of spiritual traditions. See More »

Time:

4:00 pm – 6:00 pm


Location:

Organizer:

Hospice by the Bay

Tue
Apr
25

Grief Education Class – Sonoma

NEW! Join us for this free one-hour educational class on Apr. 25. We will review information about the grieving process, symptoms of grief, and strategies for coping with the death of a loved one. See More »

Time:

6:00 pm – 7:00 pm


Location:

Hospice by the Bay – Sonoma

190 W. Napa St.
Sonoma, CA 95476
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Hospice by the Bay

Thu
Apr
27

Coping with the Loss of a Loved One – SF

CANCELED Join us for this eight-week support group that runs on Thursdays from Apr. 27 to Jun. 15. Losing someone close to you can affect many aspects of life. Experience the support of others, share your grief and develop strategies for coping with your loss.. See More »

Time:

5:45 pm – 7:15 pm


Location:

Hospice by the Bay – Larkspur

17 E. Sir Francis Drake Blvd.
Larkspur, CA 94939
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Hospice by the Bay

Fri
Apr
28

What Color is Your Grief? Children/Teen Grief Support – Larkspur

Join us for this eight-week support group that runs on Fridays from Apr. 28 to Jun. 16. Meet with other children/teens who have lost someone important in their lives. Together, we will explore new healthy ways of coping with loss using art, writing, music and movement to express feelings, share memories and support each other. Group is facilitated by a Board-Certified Art Therapist and HBTB Youth Bereavement Specialist See More »

Time:

5:30 pm – 7:00 pm


Location:

Hospice by the Bay – Larkspur

17 E. Sir Francis Drake Blvd.
Larkspur, CA 94939
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Organizer:

Hospice by the Bay

May

Mon
May
1

Spousal/Partner Loss – Larkspur

Join us for this eight-week support group that runs on Mondays from May 1 to Jun. 26 (skips 5/29). Express grief in a supportive environment, connect with others facing a spousal or partner loss and learn coping skills to ease the life adjustments you may encounter. See More »

Time:

1:30 pm – 3:00 pm


Location:

Hospice by the Bay – Larkspur

17 E. Sir Francis Drake Blvd.
Larkspur, CA 94939
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Organizer:

Hospice by the Bay

Sat
May
6

How to Know if You Need to Update Your Estate Plan – Larkspur

FREE SEMINAR Does your estate plan need review so it continues to meet your needs? Even if you have a personalized estate plan, it's important to periodically consider the plan that comes into effect on your incapacity or death. Learn how recent legal changes impact estate planning, and how changes in your family situation, finances, personal priorities and the needs of your loved ones can be reflected in your plan. See More »

Time:

9:30 am – 11:30 am


Location:

Hospice by the Bay – Larkspur

17 E. Sir Francis Drake Blvd.
Larkspur, CA 94939
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Hospice by the Bay

Sat
May
6

Mother’s Day Groups – Larkpsur

Join us for either one of these two one-session groups, which offer a chance to meet with others for sharing and support. See More »

Time:

1:00 pm – 3:00 pm


Location:

Hospice by the Bay – Larkspur

17 E. Sir Francis Drake Blvd.
Larkspur, CA 94939
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Organizer:

Hospice by the Bay

Mon
May
8

Visit our Annual Tea Parties!

Enjoy lemonade, tea and cookies while shopping for beautiful vintage and antique cups, saucers, tea pots and tea party accessories. See More »

Time:

9:30 am – 4:30 pm


Location:

Hodgepodge – San Rafael

910 Lincoln Avenue
San Rafael, CA 94901
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Sat
May
13

Myths & Facts about Hospice Care – Larkspur

FREE SEMINAR - Cancelled What is hospice? Who pays for hospice care? Is there a hospice facility? Is it time for hospice? Join us for free seminar featuring an informal and informative discussion of what hospice care really is and how it works. See More »

Time:

9:30 am – 11:30 pm


Location:

Hospice by the Bay – Larkspur

17 E. Sir Francis Drake Blvd.
Larkspur, CA 94939
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Wed
May
24

Grief Education Class – Larkspur

NEW! Join us for this free one-hour educational class on May 24. We will review information about the grieving process, symptoms of grief, and strategies for coping with the death of a loved one. See More »

Time:

7:00 pm – 8:00 pm


Location:

Hospice by the Bay – Larkspur

17 E. Sir Francis Drake Blvd.
Larkspur, CA 94939
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Organizer:

Hospice by the Bay

Sat
May
27

Half-off Book Sale – Corte Madera

All of our new and gently-used books are 50 percent off on Saturday, May 27 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Come shop thousands of titles, including rare editions and high-quality art books. Proceeds help support Hospice by the Bay's caring community programs. Our Used Book Room is located inside Book Passage II in Corte Madera. See More »

Time:

9:00 am – 5:00 pm


Location:

Book Passage/Hospice Used Book Room

51 Tamal Vista Blvd.
Corte Madera, CA 94925
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July

Thu
Jul
20

Coping with the Loss of a Loved One – Larkspur

Join us for this eight-week support group that runs on Thursdays from July 20 to Sept. 7. Losing someone close to you can affect many aspects of life. Experience the support of others, share your grief and develop strategies for coping with your loss. See More »

Time:

6:00 pm – 7:30 pm


Location:

Hospice by the Bay – Larkspur

17 E. Sir Francis Drake Blvd.
Larkspur, CA 94939
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Organizer:

Hospice by the Bay

Mon
Jul
24

Coping with the Loss of a Loved One – Sonoma

New Location: Our Counseling Office is now at 922 First Street West, in Sonoma. Join us for this eight-week support group that runs on Mondays from July 24 to Sept. 18 (skips Sept. 4). Losing someone close to you can affect many aspects of life. Experience the support of others, share your grief and develop strategies for coping with your loss. See More »

Time:

6:00 pm – 7:30 pm


Location:

Hospice by the Bay – Sonoma Counseling Office

922 First Street West
Sonoma, CA 95476
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Hospice by the Bay

Mon
Jul
31

Suicide Loss Group – Larkspur

Join us for this eight-week support group that runs on Mondays from July 31 to Sept. 25 (skips Sept. 4). The lingering effects of a suicide loss can be pervasive. In the safety of a professionally facilitated group, receive and provide support and gains some tools for walking through your grief. See More »

Time:

3:30 pm – 5:00 pm


Location:

Hospice by the Bay – Larkspur

17 E. Sir Francis Drake Blvd.
Larkspur, CA 94939
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Organizer:

Hospice by the Bay

August

Fri
Aug
11

Camp Erin – Youth Retreat Weekend

August 11th - 13th Camp Erin helps children, ages 6-17, express grief, build trust, increase self-esteem and learn to cope with loss during a retreat weekend. Applications will be available online starting in March 2017 Camp is free of charge and we welcome campers from the counties of Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Napa, San Francisco, San Mateo and Sonoma. To learn more or apply on line, please click the button below. See More »

Time:

10:00 am – 11:00 am


Location:

Organizer:

Hospice by the Bay

Wed
Aug
23

Free Grief Education Class – Larkspur

Join us for this free one-hour educational class. We will review information about the grieving process, symptoms of grief, and strategies for coping with the death of a loved one. See More »

Time:

6:00 pm – 7:00 pm


Location:

Hospice by the Bay – Larkspur

17 E. Sir Francis Drake Blvd.
Larkspur, CA 94939
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Organizer:

Hospice by the Bay

Thu
Aug
24

Free Grief Education Class – SF

Join us for this free one-hour educational class. We will review information about the grieving process, symptoms of grief, and strategies for coping with the death of a loved one. See More »

Time:

5:45 pm – 6:45 pm


Location:

Hospice by the Bay – SF

180 Redwood Street, Suite 350
San Francisco, CA 94102
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Organizer:

Hospice by the Bay

September

Wed
Sep
13

Free Grief Education Class – Sonoma

Join us for this free one-hour educational class. We will review information about the grieving process, symptoms of grief, and strategies for coping with the death of a loved one. See More »

Time:

6:00 pm – 7:00 pm


Location:

Hospice by the Bay – Sonoma

190 W. Napa St.
Sonoma, CA 95476
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Organizer:

Hospice by the Bay

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