TOPSHAM – On Saturday, Sept. 16 in Topsham, Fleetwood Mac tribute band Crystal Imaginative and prescient hopes all will flock to the Orion Performing Arts Middle for a profit live performance. The live performance and silent public sale will profit Madeline’s Mission, a 501c3 nonprofit headquartered in Bathtub that helps households which can be grieving the loss of a kid. The live performance will assist launch the nonprofit’s latest endeavor, a youngsters’s memorial backyard situated on the Midcoast Hospital Parkview Campus in Brunswick.
The Crystal Imaginative and prescient live performance will probably be Sept. 16 on the Orion Performing Arts Middle in Topsham (Mt. Ararat Center College) doorways open at 2 p.m. (2:30 to enter the theater) with the live performance at 3 p.m. Tickets are $18 every and children 5 and below are free. Tickets can be found at madelinemission.org or mmcrystalvision.eventbrite.com.
There can even be a silent public sale to assist increase funds to learn the Madeline’s Mission Memorial Backyard scholarship program, in order that any household surviving being pregnant/toddler/baby loss can have a butterfly within the backyard with their baby’s title on it ought to they need one.
“We’re past grateful for Crystal Imaginative and prescient’s assist on this profit live performance,” mentioned Amie Marzen, president Madeline’s Mission and Madeline’s mother. “It really warms my coronary heart the wonderful group assist we’ve for households of kid loss. This backyard will enable the households we serve a spot to return collectively to seek out commonality of their friends, and take away a number of the isolation that comes with this out of order loss. So it appears so becoming to return collectively and rock out to make this imaginative and prescient a actuality.”
The Madeline’s Mission Butterfly Backyard is a mission in progress on the Midcoast Hospital Parkview Campus in Brunswick. Lately, the granite stones have been positioned by Chris Tanguay of Maine Dry Stone to be the inspiration for a 3D monument the place personalised butterflies will probably be put in, every in reminiscence of a kid or child gone too quickly.
The area additionally options art work by Maine artist Judy O’Donnell, depicting a bee pollinating a big crimson daisy. Quickly, with the assist of Jen Dunlap from the Maine Botanical Gardens, vegetation and bulbs will assist improve the pure great thing about the area with flowers, shrubs and blooms. The butterflies will probably be engraved domestically by Lorelei Vella designs and are being fabricated in Vermont by Fieldstone Artistry’s BR Delaney. The usage of the area is generously gifted by Midcoast Parkview Hospital.
“Now we have huge goals for this area, however as a nonprofit we’re working by it incrementally. We’re all unpaid volunteers and are pulling collectively our abilities to create an area that’s whimsical and lightweight. I hope that bereaved siblings and oldsters can come to this area when they should replicate, or on particular events like birthdays or anniversaries, to go to this stunning flutter of butterflies and really feel their baby is all the time close to of their hearts,” mentioned Marzen.
For extra data contact Amie Marzen, Madeline’s Mission, at [email protected] or go to madelinemission.org.