Family Activities


We are in the business of providing smiles and helping families make memories!
Every month, we offer family activities at no cost. Not only do families get to come together and be a part of a close knit community, but they are able to put aside challenges, and just have fun for a day with other families who simply “get it.” Our families have made life long friends and shared countless hours of comradery with those who have shared their journey.  Family activities are offered throughout our different branches around the state. Check out our calendar to see what is happening around you!‚Äč

Oregon and SW Washington - Statewide Activities

  • October 12th and 19th - Parent Support Group

Candlelighters is hosting a workshop in conjunction with Child Psychologist, Dr. Marianne Kabour, for parents both on and off treatment to learn how to cope with the stress of a cancer diagnosis and treatment.

We would love to see you there, PLUS childcare is provided!

Randall Children's Hospital
3rd Floor Conference Room
2801 N. Gantenbein Ave
Portland, OR 97227
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Portland Metro & SW Washington

RSVP: Contact Karsen at 503.719.4244 or karsen@candlelightersoregon.org

  • November 26 - Holiday Party
  • December 2 - ZooLights
  • December 15 - Time of Remembrance

Mid-Willamette Valley Chapter

RSVP: Contact Mary Lou at 541.687.4528 or mloubradley@comacast.net

Robyn at 541.343.4528 or robynthompson8035@gmail.com

  • October 22 - Pumpkin Patch at Thistledown Farms
  • October 24 - Mom's Night Out at Chapalas Mexican Restaurant
  • November 12 - Bowling Night
  • November 20 - Dinner & Toy Shopping for Holiday Party
  • December 3 - Christmas Party

Central Oregon Chapter

RSVP: Contact Darcy at 541.419.6426 or centraloregoncandlelighters@gmail.com

  • November TBD - Family Photo Shoot
  • December 2 - Holiday Party

Southern Oregon Chapter

RSVP: Contact Kim at 541.292.3058 or kimberlybruhn@hotmail.com

  • November 5 - Family Bowling Party at Roxy Ann Lanes
  • November TBA - Holiday Party Prep
  • December 2 - Holiday Party