Seven hundred butterflies were released at ceremonies in Spalding, Boston and Skegness as families remembered and celebrated the lives of lost loved ones.
The Annual Butterfly Release is organised by The Butterfly Hospice and this was the second event held at Springfields Festival Gardens.
There were words of welcome from trust manager Linda Sanderson and from David Norton, of Springfields.
Alison Morant began the readings with Remember Me, Linda Sanderson read On the Wings of Hope and Julie Jones read the Butterfly Release Poem.
The choir from Spalding Parish Church of England Day School sang a song called Proud.
At the end of the readings, families were invited to release their butterflies.
Laura Slayven, from the Butterfly Hospice, said: “The event is held in memory of lost loved ones and as a celebration of life.”
Between 800 and 900 people had attended the three events. The hospice is based in Rowan Way, Boston, and has a charity shop in Spalding. Butterflies, along with care and release instructions, were supplied by www.gribblybugs.com