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Spark programming

Loved to Death: Effective Relationships and the Prevention of Dating and Break-Up Violence 
Tuesday, April 5 at 6:30pm at Natick High School
For parents, caregivers, educators, community members and older high school students 
This program was designed by Lori Hodin, and will feature a video from the CBS show 48 Hours about the tragic loss of Lauren Astley in 2011. During this interactive evening, Natick High School students will facilitate important conversations for community members, high school students and parents to promote healthy relationships, while recognizing the signs of unhealthy relationships and developing effective intervention skills. Register and learn more about this free online program and other upcoming events at


Boston 2022 - A Marathon of Kindness!
SPARK Kindness is thrilled to have two charity runners - Melissa Hanna and Julie Luistro - making the 26.2 mile journey from Hopkinton to Boston to support kindness and community! We are so excited to cheer for these amazing women, every step of the way!  Every time we do something to help our community grow more kind, resilient and welcoming, we SPARK Kindness. Together as families, schools, organizations, businesses, coaches, artists, faith and community leaders, we can make sure no one feels alone, bullied, unsupported or unconnected every day, and especially in challenging times. Visit to learn more and to support these two amazing runners!


How to Move Forward During Difficult Times
Wednesday, May 4 at 7pm via Zoom
For parents, caregivers, and community members 
Are you, your child or someone you care for feeling stressed or stuck?  Psychologist and author Lisa Coyne, PhD will share actionable microskills to help you tolerate the discomfort of living through challenging times, confront obstacles and difficult emotions, and move forward to live a more meaningful life. Simultaneous Spanish Language and ASL Interpretation will be provided at this event. Register and learn more about this free online program and other upcoming events at