Calendar of Upcoming Events

For more information about any of the events listed below, call 503.588.3600. Unless otherwise noted, all events take place at the Willamette Valley Hospice offices at 1015 3rd St NW in Salem, Oregon.

For upcoming grief support group schedules, visit the grief support and services page. Click here for a printable schedule of all support groups offered June-December 2021.

Click here for a complete list of annual events.

Advance Directive Webinar: Why you Need it and How to Complete it

July 13, 2021
12:00 – 1:00 pm
Who would make trusted medical decisions for you in a health emergency if you were unable to do so yourself? Join Melissa Lindley, Outreach Coordinator at Willamette Valley Hospice, and Ryan Collier, Attorney with Collier Law, for a free webinar focused on explaining, updating, and completing an Advance Directive for Health Care. In recent years, the Advance Directive has had some changes. Come learn about updating or completing an advance directive to help ensure your healthcare wishes are followed.

Register at

4th Annual Reflections on the River

Two events to honor, celebrate, and remember our loved ones who have died. A live River Walk with personalized luminarias lining the paths of Salem’s Riverfront Park. Join us for a self-paced walk and time of reflection. An online presentation of Reflections on the River will feature music, words of comfort, and memorials to veterans and to the Oregonians who have died from Covid-19.

River Walk – September 9, 2021 from 7:30-9:00 pm at Salem’s Riverfront Park

Reflections on the River Online Event – September 23, 2021 at 7:30 pm, program can be viewed at or at

Order a personalized luminaria in honor of a loved one at

9th Annual Walk-n-Wag

Save the date: September 18, 2021, 9 am – noon
Minto Brown Island Park + online event
More details at

Heartstrings Music Therapy Gala

Save the Date: February 5, 2022
Reed Ballroom