Memorial Day events in south suburbs

2013-05-26T00:00:00Z 2013-05-26T00:24:07Z Memorial Day events in south suburbs nwitimes.com
May 26, 2013 12:00 am

CALUMET CITY | A Memorial Day ceremony is set for noon Monday at American Legion Calumet Memorial Post 330, 950 Legion Drive. For information call (708) 862-8685.

CRETE | Crete Memorial Day veterans service and parade will start with memorial services at 11 a.m. Monday at Crete Park, 515 First St., followed by a parade at noon down Main Street to Burville Road. Parade apps available. For information, call Barbara Ray at (708) 672-5479.

LANSING | Lansing Veterans Memorial will host a Memorial Day service at 2 p.m. today at the Lansing Memorial site, Glenwood-Lansing Road and Burnham Avenue at the Lansing Municipal Airport. In memory of all servicemen and servicewomen, attendees are asked to bring their deceased loved ones' burial flag and be recognized during the ceremony. Appearing at this year's ceremony will be members of the Our Lady of Knock Contemporary Guitar Group. The Memorial Ceremonial Honor Guard will be presented with U.S. Vietnam War Commemoration Commemorative Partner Program membership and commemorative flag. All veterans and family are welcome. The traditional gun salute and taps will follow the guest speaker. A wreath laying and the raising of service flags will be part of the program. Bring lawn chairs; no seating is provided. In case of inclement weather, ceremonies will be in the historic Ford Hangar. For information, call Rich Dominiak at (708) 862-7731 or Larry Grzywinski, assistant, at (708) 474-3049.

SOUTH HOLLAND | The Memorial Day parade will start at 11 a.m. Monday along South Park Avenue from 170th Street to 160th Place. The Remembrance Ceremony will start about 1 p.m. near the Veterans Memorial Plaza and War Monument at Veterans Memorial Park, 160th Place and South Park Avenue. Little League baseball and softball all-star games will follow at 2 p.m., with refreshments available for purchase from Home Plate Grill. For more information (708) 210-2900.

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