• 8th Annual Sunrise Vigil for International Overdose Awareness Day

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    Name: 8th Annual Sunrise Vigil for International Overdose Awareness Day
    Date: August 31, 2023
    Time: 5:45 AM - 6:15 AM EDT
    Event Description:
    The Town of Scituate, Scituate FACTS Coalition and South Shore Peer Recovery announce the 8th Annual Sunrise Vigil on International Overdose Awareness Day, Tuesday, August 31, 2023. The Scituate service is open to all communities and will acknowledge police officers, firefighters, emergency room workers, individuals in recovery, and members of the
    community groups who have been working to reduce fatal overdoses and help those who still suffer.

    The non-sectarian service will begin at 5:45am on the jetty, and will include words of remembrance from family members, and acoustic music performed by local musicians. Information on grief support, Narcan access, as well as substance use treatment and recovery resources, will be available before and after the service in the resource tent in the parking lot.
    New Location This Year - Peggotty Beach
    Date/Time Information:
    Aug. 31, 5:45-6:15am
    Free, open to all
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