Muriel Strell watches with delight as a butterfly relaxes on her hand for a few moments before taking flight at the Royale Peninsula’s live butterfly release Tuesday. The event – which invited attendees to purchase a butterfly for $10 and then release it – raised money for the Peace Arch Hospital and Community Health Foundation.

Muriel Strell watches with delight as a butterfly relaxes on her hand for a few moments before taking flight at the Royale Peninsula’s live butterfly release Tuesday. The event – which invited attendees to purchase a butterfly for $10 and then release it – raised money for the Peace Arch Hospital and Community Health Foundation.

PHOTO: Butterfly effect

Muriel Strell watches as a butterfly relaxes on her hand before taking flight.