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Calendar Details for 11 Nov 2017

Veterans Day Parade
Start Time: 10:00 AM
End Time: 4:30 PM

Members are invited to march with our Youth Program participants for the annual Veterans Day Parade, hosted by the United Veterans War Council and led by this year's Grand Marshall Buzz Aldrin.

The parade's opening ceremony will be held at at the Eternal Light Memorial (5th Avenue @ 24th Street, inside Madison Square Park). The ceremony begins at 10:00 A.M. and concludes with a wreath laying at 11:00 A.M. — the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month. Seating is available at the opening ceremony, with preference given to disabled and elderly veterans. 

The parade steps off rain or shine upon completion of the ceremony at approximately 11:15 A.M. The 1.3-mile route goes north on 5th Avenue from 26th Street to 52nd Street and takes 30–40 minutes to march. Rear units usually end between 3:30 and 4:30 P.M.

 


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