Organizers of the Healing Kidsí Hearts Retreat have extended the deadline for registrations.

The event, scheduled for 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 8 at Sternberg Museum of Natural History in Hays, is sponsored by the Center for Life Experiences.

The deadline to register is now March 10.

Cost is $10 per child, and includes a shirt, lunch, tote and snacks.

The cost for families with two or more children attending is $5. It is for ages 7 to 12.

The event is designed as a confidential place for youth to learn about healthy grief and loss in responding to the death of a loved one, said Ann Leiker, executive director of the Center for Life Experiences.

To register, call Leiker at (785) 259-6859 or email