Families invited to light a candle

A "Wave of Light" candle-lighting ceremony will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday in Modesto for parents who lost a baby during pregnancy or the first year of life.

The Central Valley chapter of Helping After Neonatal Death, which assists grieving parents, is holding the ceremony at the McHenry Mansion, 906 15th St. Participating families are asked to bring candles.