Memorial Water Lantern Release
For decades, remembering loved ones by lighting a lantern and floating on water has been a ritual filled with emotion and has provided a sensation of peace. Please join IRIS in remembering your child at the Memorial Water Lantern Release Saturday August 29, 2015 at Alexander Park South (7th Ave. NW Faribault, MN). The park is reserved from 9am-11 pm for your enjoyment. Bring your own picnic and join together with others for dinner at 5pm, or find your own quiet place to dine and reflect. Decorating area will be open from 3-7:30 pm. Ceremonial Program will be at 7:30 pm . Lantern Release will be at 7:45 pm. Lanterns can be ordered in memory of your child regardless of where you live, when the child died, or the cause of death. Lanterns can be picked up at the IRIS Office, reserved by ordering online, or by completing the enclosed order form. A Limited Number of Memorial Water Lanterns will be for sale at the event. Order now to guarantee yours. If you are unable to join us on August 29th we will be honored to release your Memorial Lantern for you. Decorating service is also available.
Offering parents, families, friends and professionals support, education and resources on the death of a child in early pregnancy (miscarriage, ectopic pregnancy etc.), or from premature birth, stillbirth, neo-natal death, birth defects, sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS), illness and all other types of infant and early childhood death.