Here are events to honor veterans on Memorial Day weekend 2018


Featured in this year's ceremony will be a color guard and ceremonial rifle detail, the Havelock Community Band, Sam Lewis singing the national anthem, and the Rev. Rick Moser delivering the invocation and benediction.

Elburn has a parade being hosted by American Legion Post 630, which begins at 10 Lions Park.

"We are doing a salute at the cemeteries for those who paid the ultimate sacrifice, and not only them, but those who have served and are now gone", Wilkin said.

Ottawa - 10:30 a.m. parade from the corner of Main and Perry streets.

Murrysville/Export/Delmont: White Valley AMVETS Post 85, the Export American Legion Post 858, Murrysville American Legion Post 711 and the Delmont VFW Post 481 will combine forces to hold Memorial Day services at five local cemeteries.

American Legion Caledonia Memorial Post 305 will organize the Memorial Day parade and events in Caledonia on May 28.

The schedule of events are: Deselm Cemetery, 8 a.m.; Bloom Grove Cemetery, 8:30 a.m.; Veterans Cemetery, 9 a.m.; St. Joseph Cemetery, 9:30 a.m.; Elwood Cemetery, 9:50 a.m.; March from Legion to park, 10:40 a.m.; Legion Park Remembrance, 11 a.m.

Pendleton Veterans Association, 6570 Campbell Boulevard, will host a solemn wreath laying ceremony at 11 a.m. Monday at the town hall, 6570 Campbell Boulevard.

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Irwin/North Huntingdon: Irwin/North Huntingdon VFW and Irwin American Legion will hold its annual parade at 10 a.m. with units forming at Immaculate Conception Church, Second Street. Liam Lawless, a sophomore at Nauset Regional High School, will play taps, Kristin Howard will sing patriotic songs, Sarah Marchio will play bagpipes and Scott "Abraham Lincoln" Hamilton will read his Gettysburg Address.

Canfield: The 97th annual Canfield Memorial Day services, 10 a.m., at the gazebo on the Canfield Village Green. The guest speaker will be Bill Paterson, a U.S. Navy veteran and retired school teacher.

St. Paul: 9:30 a.m. Monday at Chesed Shel Emes Cemetery, 1600 Christie Place.

¯ Dunkirk will hold its Memorial Day festivities Monday, beginning at 10 a.m. No charge for veterans. Squadron 15 Four Chaplains Memorial Service will begin at War Memorial Building Post 15 Home at 9:15 a.m. The Bradley police firing squad and color guard will participate.

Bishop McNamara High School will replant the Ryan Beaupre Memorial Tree at 8:30 a.m. Monday before the start of the annual Ken Klipp Classic 5K run. Sponsored by Falmouth Veterans' Council and Falmouth Department of Veterans' Services. A memorial service follows at Veteran's Park, and two breakfast opportunities will be offered at the fire station, 271 W. Main St., at 6 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. Information: Music by the Lakewood Salvation Army Band, floral tributes. The dedication of a new grave marker, words from a guest speaker and the playing of taps will be a part of the ceremony. The program will begin with a welcome by Commander Lyle Gordon followed by the Pledge of Allegiance, a reading by Legion member Bob Belden, a reading by Auxiliary member Mary Belden and a selection by the West Central Band. It follows a tradition that goes back to the first Memorial Day, shortly after the end of the Civil War. It's a free event open to the public with food and drinks, a short ceremony, and a vintage military aircraft flyover. Grand marshal is Cynthia Wood, CEO of the Veterans Memorial Civic Center, Lima. Christian Heights Church is at 13711 Joshua Way, Sonora.

Services will be held at 9 a.m.

The following City of Wichita facilities and operations will be closed in observance of Memorial Day: City Hall, Neighborhood Resource Centers, Wichita Public Library locations, Park & Recreation Centers, Great Plains Nature Center, Old Cowtown Museum, Mid-America All-Indian Center, Century II administrative offices, Wichita TIX administrative offices, Transit administrative offices, CityArts, Wichita Art Museum, Animal Shelter, Brooks Landfill, WATER Center and Environmental Health. 9 a.m. memorial service at the Pioneer Pavilion.