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Memorial Day Events
Monday, May 30, 2016
From stirring ceremonies to military tributes throughout Orange County to salute those who served our country.

Anaheim Dana Point
Fullerton Huntington Beach
Laguna Hills
Irvine Lake Forest
San Clemente Santa Ana
 

 

ANAHEIM

Memorial Day Program
Monday, May 30, 2016
Program begins at 11:00 am

The Orange County Cemetery District will host Memorial Day Services honoring veterans at all three of the District's cemeteries; Anaheim Cemetery, El Toro Memorial Park and Santa Ana Cemetery.

All services are open to the public and attendance is free. Services will be held rain or shine. Seating may be limited, however you are able to bring a blanket or chair too.

LOCATION:
Anaheim Cemetery, on the steps of the Community Mausoleum
1400 E Sycamore St
Anaheim, CA

INFORMATION:
If you want further information about the services, please call the District office at (949) 951-9102, extension 10.

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DANA POINT

Veterans of War Memorial Day Event
Monday, May 30, 2016
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Dana Point Veterans of War Post 9934 presents this annual Memorial Day Event held at Pines Park in Capistrano Beach. This special memorial for all fallen veterans of all wars with flowers to be placed on memorial for loved ones and friends who served our country and have passed on. Special presentation of Marine Corps traditional empty boots ceremony honoring those who lost their lives defending our country.

LOCATION:
Pines Park
34941 Camino Capistrano
Capistrano Beach, California

INFORMATION:
For more information about the event, or VFW membership or donations, call 949-248-7696

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FULLERTON

The Greatest Generation and US Marines Saluted in Fullerton Memorial Day Service

Free to the public, the program is sponsored by the nonprofit American Veterans Memorial Association and the City of Fullerton. Members of the public including all veterans, especially the World War II veterans whom Tom Brokaw appropriately named “the Greatest Generation,” are invited to attend.

LOCATION:
Loma Vista Memorial Park
701 E. Bastanchury Road
Fullerton

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HUNTINGTON BEACH

Memorial Day Ceremony
Monday, May 30, 2016
11:00 AM

This Memorial Day ceremony in honor of veterans who have lost their lives in battle is hosted by the American Legion, Veterans of Foreign Wars, and the Jewish War Veterans. The Ceremony includes a flag raising, rifle salute, and a playing of taps. Local dignitaries will officiate.

LOCATION:
Huntington Beach Pier Plaza
Located at Pacific Coast Highway and Main Street

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IRVINE

Memorial Day Ceremonies
Two ceremonies - May 29 & 30, 2016

To honor our nation’s fallen, the City of Irvine is hosting two Memorial Day events.

Sunday, May 29 @ 4:00 PM -
The Northwood Memorial Ceremony, held in partnership with the Northwood Memorial committee, will take place at the Northwood Gratitude and Honor Memorial site and will feature presentations by Gold Star families. Please bring lawn chairs or a blanket for seating.

Monday, May 30 @ 10:00 AM -
The City of Irvine will host its annual Memorial Day Ceremony in the Formal Garden at Colonel Bill Barber Marine Corps Memorial Park. Attendees will have the opportunity to memorialize our troops’ sacrifice by writing down a brief remembrance to be posted on a memory board at the event. Cards will also be available for well-wishers to send a message of appreciation and support to members of Irvine’s adopted 2/11 Marine Battalion.

LOCATIONS:
Northwood Community Park (Sunday)
Col. Bill Barber Marine Corps Memorial Park (Monday)
Irvine, California

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LAGUNA HILLS

Memorial Day Half Marathon
May 30, 2016

This favorite Memorial Day running event takes place in the beautiful Orange County cities of Laguna Hills, Aliso Viejo, Laguna Woods, and Laguna Niguel. Runners and walkers of all experience levels are invited to come out and enjoy the Memorial Day festivities!

With a half marathon (13.1 miles), 5K Run/Walk (3.1 miles), 10K Run/Walk (6.2 miles) and a Kid's Run (1/2 Mile), there is something for everyone!

INFORMATION:
Starts in front of the Saddleback Memorial Medical Center and finishes at the Laguna Hills Community Center.

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LAKE FOREST

Memorial Day Program
Monday, May 30, 2016
11:00 a.m.

Boeing C - 17 Globemaster III Flyover, March Air Reserve Base 729th Airlift Squadron, VFW Honor Guard Firing Salute, Combined Color Guard, Buddy Poppy Display, Wreath Laying Ceremony.

Keynote Speaker: Samantha Sanchez, U.S. Army Staff Sergeant & Combat Field Medic dep loyed in Iraq. Guest Speaker: Darrell Rivers, Huntington Beach Historical Society. Services will be held rain or shine. Seating may be limited, however you are able to bring a blanket or chair too.

The Orange County Cemetery District hosts Memorial Day Services honoring veterans at all three of the District's cemeteries; Anaheim Cemetery, El Toro Memorial Park and Santa Ana Cemetery.

LOCATION:
El Toro Memorial Park
25751 Trabuco Rd
Lake Forest, CA

INFORMATION:
If you want further information about the services, please call the District office at (949) 951-9102, extension 10.

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SAN CLEMENTE

Memorial Day Event
Monday, May 30, 2016

The City of San Clemente invites the community to join in our annual observance to remember all fallen soldiers of war. The program features key note speakers from the military and local leaders, color guards dressed in authentic uniforms, patriotic music, bagpipers, and a floral ceremony.

This event is co-sponsored by the local chapter of VFW, South Coast Detachment, Marine Corps League, Orange County Sheriff Department, MOWW, and many civic organizations and volunteers. The event is free and open to the public.

LOCATION:
City of San Clemente Community Center
100 N. Calle Seville
San Clemente, California 92672

INFORMATION:
For more information please contact the City’s Recreation Division at (949) 361-8264.

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SANTA ANA

Memorial Day Program
Monday, May 30, 2016
10 am

The Orange County Cemetery District will host Memorial Day Services honoring veterans at all three of the District's cemeteries; Anaheim Cemetery, El Toro Memorial Park and Santa Ana Cemetery.

All services are open to the public and attendance is free. Services will be held rain or shine. Seating may be limited, however you are able to bring a blanket or chair too.

LOCATION:

Santa Ana Cemetery
1919 E Santa Clara Ave
Santa Ana, CA

INFORMATION:
If you want further information about the services, please call the District office at (949) 951-9102, extension 10.

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