Escondido, CA

Candle-lighting ceremony Nov. 17 celebrates departed loved ones

Joshua lighting a candle. Families are welcome to attend this remembrance event to pay tribute to someone close that has died.

The community is invited to Light Up a Life, a special candle-lighting ceremony to celebrate the people whose lives have warmed their heart and whose memories illuminate their life. 

This family-friendly event will be hosted by The Elizabeth Hospice on Sunday, November 17, from 3:30 to 5:30 pm, at the California Center for the Arts at 340 N. Escondido Blvd in Escondido. 

Light Up a Life blends inspirational messages, music, and a memorial ceremony to lift the hearts of those touched by loss, illness or sorrow. Registration is required Admission and parking are free.

All attendees will be invited to light a candle during the memorial ceremony. In support of The Elizabeth Hospice’s nonprofit mission, a donation of $50 is suggested. Individuals can receive a 2019 keepsake ornament with a $100 donation or a personalized ornament with a donation of $250 or more. Information on sponsorship opportunities can be found at or by calling 760.796.3708.

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