Veterans Day events in the south suburbs

2013-11-07T00:00:00Z 2013-11-07T23:30:10Z Veterans Day events in the south suburbs
November 07, 2013 12:00 am


Calumet City

Thornton Fractional North High School, 755 Pulaski Road, is hosting a Veterans Day program from 9 to 10 a.m. in the auditorium. Public and veterans are welcome.


Calumet City

A Veterans Day tribute to the Schrum family is from 3 to 4 p.m. at the Calumet City Cultural Center, 760 Wentworth Ave. The Schrum family were the first residents of the city's Heritage Cabin.


There will be a Veterans Day ceremony at 2 p.m.  at the Lansing Veterans Memorial on the grounds of the Lansing Municipal Airport, Glenwood-Lansing Road and Burnham Avenue. Bring lawn chairs. In the event of inclement weather, the ceremony will be in the Ford hangar. The event will especially honor female veterans.


Calumet City

The American Legion Post 330, 950 Legion Drive, is hosting a ceremony from 11 a.m. to noon outdoors. In case of inclement weather, the event will take place indoors.


Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5414 in the Chicago neighborhood of Hegewisch is hosting an event at 11 a.m. at Mann Park, 131st Street and Exchange Avenue. They will also celebrate the 238th birthday of the U.S. Marine Corps and the Navy.

Sauk Village

A Veterans Day observance takes place at 11 a.m. at St. James Cemetery at Ill. 394 and Sauk Trail.

South Holland

American Legion Post 9964 is hosting a ceremony at 11 a.m. at the war monument at Veterans Park, 520 E. 160th Place.

Nov. 15


Reservations are due by Nov. 8 for the noon Nov. 15 luncheon at the Glenwoodie Golf Course, 19301 State St., for Glenwood veterans and seniors 60 and older. This is a different time and date than previously reported. RSVP to (708) 753-2438 and leave name, address and phone number. The event will also honor World War II veteran John Wrana, who recently passed away.

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