Memorial Day is a somber day to honor those fallen heroes who died while serving our country. Many towns, villages, and organizations in the area will be holding ceremonies and parades to pay homage …
Memorial Day is a somber day to honor those fallen heroes who died while serving our country. Many towns, villages, and organizations in the area will be holding ceremonies and parades to pay homage to those who made the ultimate sacrifice for our country. Here are some events taking place in the area this year.
Bay Shore-Brightwaters Parade
Monday, May 29 at 9 a.m.
The Bay Shore-Brightwaters Memorial Day Parade, hosted by Amvets Post 76, in Bay Shore, will come together to show their patriotism by having a parade in honor of the departed veterans from our community. The day will begin with veterans’ services at 9 a.m. at Memorial Park/Bay Shore Train Station. The Parade step-off will commence at 10 a.m., at Lanier Lane and Main Street, and proceed down Main Street to Brentwood Road and on to Oakwood Cemetery. To join in and march in honor of our departed veterans contact Amvets Post 76 at 631-665-3526 and leave a message for someone to get back to you.
Islip Hamlet Memorial Day Parade
Monday, May 29, at 11 a.m.
The Islip Hamlet Memorial Day Parade is once again hosted by American Legion Rusy-Bohm Post 411. The parade will start at 11 a.m., at the south side of Main Street and Saxon Avenue, and proceed down Main Street to the Vietnam Veterans Memorial.
West Islip Historical Society
Monday, May 29, at 10 a.m.
The West Islip Historical Society will hold their annual Memorial Day wreath presentation at 10 a.m. on Monday, at Paul J. Bellew Elementary next to the library. After the ceremony, there will be a complimentary barbecue, open to all, behind the high school (just before Bellew set back from Higbie Lane). Many residents and dignitaries are expected to attend.
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