The eighth annual Butterfly Release in Butterfly Park at 320 Marlboro St. in Keene next to Home Healthcare, Hospice and Community Services (HCS), will be held Thursday, June 13, at 4 p.m.

More than 100 butterflies are set to be released in honor or memory of loved ones. All service members and veterans are invited to attend and be recognized for their service. This event is open to the public, and all are welcome. Light refreshments will be served.

To RSVP or reserve butterflies, contact Marianne at 352-2253, extension 4294, or send an email to events@HCSservices.org. There are a limited number of butterflies available and orders will be filled on a first-come first-served basis. For more information, visit www.HCSservices.org/calendar.

All proceeds from the event benefit Hospice at HCS, providing end-of-life care to patients and their families in southwestern New Hampshire with offices in Keene, Peterborough and Charlestown. HCS is a Monadnock United Way agency.