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The Butterfly Effect 2024

The Central Okanagan Hospice Association (COHA) is honoured to announce the return of our Butterfly Effect, presented by Harmony Honda, on July 13th. We ask our community to join us in coming together to remember, connect and celebrate. The magnificent release of the butterflies is an opportunity for our community to release a butterfly in honour and memory of a loved one.

This meaningful remembrance is for all ages and we ask our community to join us as we connect together and release over 400 butterflies to remember the loved ones we have lost.

Date: July 13, 2024

Time: 10:30am to 12:30pm and butterfly release is at 11:45am

Location: Falcon Ridge Farms, 579 Rifle Road, Kelowna (directions)

Activities include: Live music, children’s art activities, memory wall, light refreshments, and butterfly release. Please dress accordingly as this is an outdoor event; plan to bring a lawn chair or blanket if you would like to relax on the grass.

Cost of Butterflies: $55 per butterfly or $150 for a package of 3 butterflies

Event Policy & Guidelines

No Refund Policy: All butterfly purchases are non-refundable. In the event of adverse weather conditions, including but not limited to extreme rain, wind, or extreme heat, or unforeseen circumstances such as wildfires that prevent the release of butterflies from taking place, no refunds will be issued. Due to the nature of this release, there will be no alternative date set for the event. The butterfly farmer is responsible to release the butterflies into their natural landscape.

Butterfly Release Requirement: The butterflies will be released at the time shown in our advertising. To preserve the butterfly’s welfare, the timed release is of significance to release the butterflies as part of our conservation efforts. If a purchased butterfly is not picked up on time, COHA is responsible to release the butterflies into their natural landscape.


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