Memorial Day Events In WNY

9:01 AM, May 30, 2011   |    comments
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WGRZ      Here's a list of all the Memorial Day Events happening in Western New York!

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Monday May 30

Angola  - 10 a.m. Angola Fire Hall on Commercial St. - Memorial Day parade will start at the fire hall, continue to Forest Avenue Cemetary for services, then back to the fire hall.

Boston - 1:45 p.m. Faith United Church - Memorial Day parade will begin at the church led by the Boston Color Guard and proceed to Boston Town Hall. A ceremony will be held at 2 p.m. at the CPL David Finger Memorial Flag Pole at the Boston Town Park.

Buffalo  - 8:30 a.m. Forest Lawn Cemetary - Memorial Day services starting with the decoration of graves followed by services conducted by the Erie County American Legion at 9 a.m. 

9:45 a.m. Delaware Park Golf Course - Volunteers will be planting American flags at the Tomb of the Unknowns.

11 a.m. Doughboy Monument on Connecticut St. - 74th/174th Infantry Memorial Day ceremony.

2 p.m. Freedom Hall on Bailey Ave. - VA Western NY Healthcare System Memorial Day observances.

Eden - 10 a.m. St. Mary's Cemetary - Memorial Day services with a salute by the rifle squad.

Farnham - 10:30 a.m. Farnham Fire Hall on Commercial St. - Memorial Day services with Lake Shore Middle School band performing.

Hamburg - 10:15 a.m. Union Pleasant Elementary School - Memorial Day parade starting at the school, ending at the Memorial Park.

12 p.m. Hamburg Moose Lodge on Church St. - 22nd Annual Memorial Day Flag Burning.

Kenmore - 8 a.m. Elmlawn Cemetary on Delaware Ave. - Brounshidle Post hosts Vietnam Memorial and Field of Honor ceremonies.

Lackawanna - 1 p.m. Matthew Glab Post #1477 on Abbott Rd. -  Memorial Day services.

North Collins - 11 a.m. North Collins High School - Memorial Day parade proceeding along Main St. and ending at the American Legion. Services to follow.

West Seneca - 9 a.m. St. Matthew's Cemetary - West Seneca Veterans Committee and others will lay wreaths at the base of WWI and WWII monuments.

Williamsville - 11 a.m. Williamsville Cemetary - Memorial Day ceremony to honor, recognize and salute veterans.


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