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Memorial Day Ceremony Guide

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Posted at 1:26 PM, May 23, 2019
and last updated 2019-05-27 07:17:54-04

Boca Raton

Memorial Day Ceremony
449 SW 4th Ave.
Boca Raton, FL 33432
Mon., May 27 from 9 a.m. - 10 a.m.
A ceremony featuring veteran groups, city officials, music by the Fort Lauderdale Highlanders, drills by Boca Raton Community High School NJROTC, and the Boca Raton Police and Fire Honor Guard.

Memorial Day Concert (Free)
Mizner Park Amphitheater, 590 Plaza Real
Mon., May 27 at 7 p.m.
The city of Boca Raton is teaming up with Forgotten Soldiers Outreach, a local non-profit, to offer an area where attendees can write a letter to a soldier and where goods may be donated to create “We Care” packages to be sent to deployed soldiers. Needed items include foil tuna packs, individual packs nuts/dried fruits, individual packs of drink mixes, ramen noodles, trail mix, snack/breakfast bars, oatmeal/grits packs, crackers, hot chocolate, microwaveable ravioli, mac & cheese, snack storage bags, gallon storage bags, scotch tape refills, Q-tips, tissues, baby wipes, lip balm/chapstick, baby/foot powder, insect repellent wipes, tampons, bar soap, mouthwash, toothpaste, toothbrushes, dental floss, hand sanitizer, disposable razors, and shave cream packets.

At 7 p.m. on Monday, May 27, a free concert under the stars will be held by the New Gardens Band with vocal accompaniment by Brandon Mills and conducted by Dwight Robert Roadman. Blankets and chairs are welcome at this free event, and chairs will also be available to rent for $5 (free for veterans). There is limited free parking for veterans in the lot adjacent to the amphitheater. No coolers or outside alcoholic beverages permitted. The event is rain or shine. Doors open at 6 p.m.

On Wednesday, May 29, the Boca Raton Downtown Library, 400 NW 2nd Ave., will host its annual Military Intel Program beginning at noon. Since November 2016, the Boca Raton Public Library's Military Intel programs have provided veterans and their families with information about benefits, counseling, jobs and more. Veterans are welcome to explore and learn more
about the many programs and benefits available to them.

The final event for the week, Yoga for Veterans, will take place at the Boca Raton Community Center, 150 Crawford Blvd. on Friday, May 31, from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Unwind from the week with Connected Warriors, Inc., who empower service members, veterans, and their families worldwide through trauma-conscious yoga. Veterans and their families are invited to enjoy this free yoga class.

Boynton Beach

Memorial Day Observance
Boynton Beach Memorial Park
1611 S. Seacrest Blvd.
Sun., May 26 starting at 2 p.m.
The observance is to remember those currently serving in the armed forces and those who have fallen.

Lake Park

Memorial Day Ceremony
Hosted by VFW Post 9610
Mon., May 27 at 11 a.m.
601 US Highway 1, Lake Park, Florida 33403
VFW 9610 will doing the Memorial Day ceremony at Kelsey Park. This year is even more special because they will be dedicating the gold star families memorial marker at the park.
Remember the veterans that are with us in spirit.

Lake Worth Beach

Memorial Day Ceremony
Mon., May 27 at 9 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
South Florida National Cemetery
6501 South State Road 7
Lake Worth, FL 33467
The Department of Veterans Affairs and the Palm Beach County Veterans Committee invite all citizens to the annual Memorial Day Ceremony. Join the VA as they pay their respects to those who gave all in defense of our nation.

Lantana

14th Annual Forgotten Soldiers Outreach Memorial Day Service
Mon., May 27 starting at 11:50 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Palm Beach Memorial Park
3691 North Seacrest Boulevard
Lantana, FL 33462
Honor and remember those military service members who gave the ultimate sacrifice. The service will include wreath presentations, guest speakers and dove release and there will be complimentary refreshments.

Palm Beach Gardens

Memorial Day Ceremony
Mon., May 27 from 9 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Veterans Plaza Amphitheater
10500 N. Military Trail
Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33410
The City of Palm Beach Gardens will host a wreath ceremony to honor the men and women who have given their lives in service to our country. Flags will be presented by the Palm Beach Gardens Police and Fire/Rescue Honor Guard.

Port St. Lucie

Memorial Day Picnic
Mon., May 27 starting at noon
451 SW Ravenswood Ln.
The Annual Memorial Day picnic which will be held indoors at the Council Hall. Food will be served from noon to 3 p.m. They are asking for a $10 donation per person, they will have chicken, sausage and peppers, hamburgers, hot dogs, corn on the cob, and watermelon. For tickets and information please call Vinnie 772-879-1351 or Bill 772-380-5817

Stuart

Stuart Memorial Day Parade 2019
Mon. May 27 starting at 10 a.m.
Memorial Park
300 SE Ocean Blvd, Stuart, FL 34994
There will be a service honoring the women and men who are/have serving our country starting at 11 a.m.

West Palm Beach

Memorial Day Chapel Service
VA Medical Center
Fri. May 24, from noon to 1 p.m.
7305 N. Military Trail, West Palm Beach, Florida 33410
Honor the lives of our Veterans who have passed in service to the nation and post-service. All Veterans, their families, staff members and visitors are invited to this service.