Here is the schedule of Salem's Memorial Day observances for this weekend.
|Photo by Leighton O'Connor|
10:30 AM . . . Wreath laying ceremony at the Veterans Section of St. Mary's cemetery 226 North Street, Salem, MA
11:30 AM . . . Mass at St. John's 28 Saint Peter Street, Salem, MA
12:30 PM . . . (Approximately) following Mass will be a naval cannon salute to those lost at sea, at Winter Island, Salem, MA
1:00 PM . . . (Approximately) Collation at the Polish League of American Veterans (PLAV) club at 9 Daniels Street, Salem, MA. All are welcome to attend.
Monday, May 27
10:30 AM . . . Parade departs from Commercial Street near North St. Free Salem Trolley ride for any veteran unable to march.
11:00 AM . . . Memorial Day ceremony at Green Lawn Cemetery. Green Lawn Cemetery is near North and Orne Streets, about 6 minute drive from the Hawthorne Hotel. Guest speaker is Gold Star mother, Christina Ayube
12:30 PM . . . (Approximately) Collation at the VFW, 95 Derby Street. All are welcome to attend.
Whether you are in the area or traveling this weekend, have a safe and enjoyable time, and please pay your respects to those that have made the ultimate sacrifice for us.
I hope to see you here.