Memorial Day events in southern Maine

Memorial Day events in southern Maine

Biddeford / Saco – Sgt. The first Clifford W. Oliver Class will lead the opening ceremony at 9:45 a.m. in Veteran Biddeford Memorial Park, followed by a parade which ends on Main Street in Saco. There will be veterans from the American Legion and from AmVets in the parade. Bonds from the local and high schools will operate.

Brunswick / Topsham – The annual parade of Brunswick and Topsham starts at 9 o'clock at Topsham Town Hall. Since then, the participants travel across Brunswick / Topsham bridge for short observance and finishing at Mallow Brunswick, where there is other respect.

Elizabeth – Tim Pollick, former Reserve Reserve in Iraq and first respondent to attacks on 11 September, will be Marshal's Day of Cape Elizabeth Memorial Day. Participants will collect the parade at the intersection of Fowler's roads and Ocean House at 8:15 a.m., with the parade starting at 9 a.m. A ceremony will follow at the Veteran War Memorial on Scott Dyer Road.

Cumberland – The events start at 8pm with the Kids Fun Run on the Greek High School track; 5K Run and Remember The race will be followed at 8:30 a.m. The parade will commence at 10 o'clock and will follow a route to a monument ceremony in Moss's Cemetery.

Falmouth – A parade, inspired by ex-soldiers or a march, will begin at the American Legion in Falmouth at 10 o'clock and at the end at Pine Grove Park. Falmouth middle and high school bands will be playing during a ceremony after the parade.

Freeport – The parade begins at 9:30 a.m. on Holbrook Street, culminating in a ceremony at the Town Park on Bow Street at 10 a.m.

Kennebunk Parade starting at 2 p.m. Kennebunk Town Hall will see Kennebunk's High School marching band and a 21-gun courtesy ceremony at Mousam River Bridge.

Kennebunkport – The parade begins on Church Street at 9:30 am, it goes down Spring Street, then West Avenue and a west bend. Mathew Lanigan Bridge will have 21 guns courtesy.

North Yarmouth – A ceremony will be held at Veterans Memorial Park North Yarmouth at 3 p.m. to reveal a new monument to honor old soldiers. Guest discovery will be by guest speakers Dixie Elaine Hayes from North Yarmouth Historical Society and Joseph Reagan from Easterseals Maine.

Old Orchard Beach – t The annual parade will be hosted by Veterans of Foreign Affairs and the American Legion of Orchard Old Beach from 1 to 2 pm. and departure from Old Orchard Street.

Portland – Memorial Day Center of Agents A parade begins at Stevens Avenue at 2 p.m. in front of Longfellow School and finishing at Evergreen Cemetery. After the parade, there will be a commemorative event with speakers, including former John Gov. John Baldacci and City Councilor Justin Costa.

South Portland – The parade begins at 10:30 pm at Southern Maine Community College and will travel down to Broadway to end the Veterans Monument in Mill Creek where there will be a short service. The Parade is organized by the Veterans War South Warland Memorial Society.

Wells – The parade begins at 9 o'clock from Wells High School and continues on Post Road (Route 1), finishing at Ocean View Cemetery. Once in the graveyard, Wells Elks Lodge 2738 will provide wreaths at grave graves. To ensure that everyone in the area can attend, a trolley will be available to transport people along the route of the parade and to the cemetery.

Westbrook – A ceremony will be held at Veterans Circle and Stephen W. Manchester Gravesite at Woodlawn Cemetery at 8am, with a parade starting at 10 o'clock from Longfellow Street, finishing at Riverbank Park, where ceremonies will begin at 10:30 a.m.

Yarmouth – The parade at 10 o'clock from Yarmouth High School, heading towards Green Green towards the Town Hall. A ceremony and raising of casket flags will be available to the whole team at 11 a.m.

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