Memorial Day Events Around New Hampshire

Memorial-Day-Pictures-1While events have been occurring all weekend there are plenty planned for today. New Hampshire.com has a list here which you can see below.
MONDAY (5-28-18)

ANTRIM: Observances at 8:15 a.m. at North Branch Cemetery and 8:45 a.m. at Maplewood Cemetery. Parade begins at 9:30 a.m. starting at gym. More at townofbennington.com.

ATKINSON: Parade begins at 10:30 a.m. at town hall, goes to Academy and Leroy avenues and Main Street before ending at Dow Common, where a ceremony will be held. More at town-atkinsonnh.com.

BENNINGTON: Observances at 10:45 a.m. at town cemeteries. Parade begins at 11:30 a.m. at the VFW.

BOW: Wreath ceremony at 4:15 p.m. at the Town Pond, with a parade and cookout to follow. A Memorial Day observance will be held from 4:30 to 5:15 p.m. at the town bandstand and attendees are encouraged to bring a chair. Food available from 5 to 7 p.m. with music and entertainment from 5:15 to 7 p.m. More at bownh.gov.

CANAAN: Parade at 9 a.m. starting at Canaan Elementary School, School Street and proceeds to Route 4 to end at Village Common. More at canaannh.org.

CENTER HARBOR: Parade begins at noon. More at centerharbornh.org.

CLAREMONT: Parade begins at 10 a.m. at Claremont Middle School, proceeds down South and Pleasant streets, to West Pleasant Street Cemetery for an observance at the Tomb of the Unknowns. Parade continues up Pleasant Street to Opera House Square and onto Broad Street for a ceremony in Broad Street Park.

CONCORD: Parade begins at 9 a.m. and travels Main, Pleasant, Franklin and North State streets, before ending at Statehouse Plaza for a closing ceremony. More at concordnh.gov.

DERRY: Parade begins at 11 a.m. at Hood Commons on Crystal Avenue, onto East Broadway and ends at MacGregor Park, next to Derry Public Library, for a ceremony and observances. More at derry.nh.us.

DOVER: The Woodman Museum will hold wreath–laying ceremonies and cannon salutes to honor Civil War veterans at 10 and 11 a.m.

DUBLIN: Parade begins at 11:15 a.m. at Yankee Publishing’s parking lot and proceeds to the cemetery for a short observance before returning to the village center for a closing ceremony. More at dublinadvocate.com.

DURHAM: 71st annual parade begins at 10 a.m. at Mill Pond Road and heads downtown to Memorial Park.

EPPING: Parade begins at 10 a.m. with a cookout to follow at the American Legion. More at speakupepping.com.

EXETER: Parade begins at 10:30 a.m. at Swasey Parkway. More at exeternh.gov/community/annual-events.

GILFORD: Annual Run to Remember 5k begins at 9 a.m. Parade assembles at Gilford Community Church parking lot at 9:45 a.m. and proceeds at 10 a.m. to the World War I and World War II veterans memorial near Gilford Community Church. Observances at 10:15 a.m. at Pine Grove Cemetery. with a flag raising by servicemen at 10:30 a.m., before returning to Gilford Community Church about 10:45 a.m. More at gilfordnh.org.

GREENLAND: Parade at 10 a.m. starting in the town hall parking lot and proceeding to town green for a short ceremony. More at greenland-nh.com.

HAMPSTEAD: Observance 10 to 11 a.m. at the bandstand behind town offices. Bring lawn chairs, blankets. In the event of rain, observance will be held at Veterans Memorial Gymnasium. More at 329-4288.

HAMPTON FALLS: Ceremony at 9 a.m. at Weare Common. More at hamptonfalls.org

HANCOCK: Parade begins at 2 p.m. on Main Street and continues to Norway Plains Cemetery. More at hancocknh.org.

HENNIKER: Parade begins at 10 a.m. at Henniker Community School, heads to the town square and ends in Community Park on Main Street. More at henniker.org/general/page/memorial-day-parade.

HOLLIS: Veterans are invited to assemble at Memorial Park at 5:15 p.m., where the VFW chaplain will reads POW-MIA prayer at 5:30 p.m.; Daughters of the American Revolution will set wreaths at Scouts Memorial Park at 5:32 p.m.; the assembly marches to town commons for ceremony at 5:35 p.m. In case of rain, ceremony will be at Hollis Lawrence Barn. More at hollisnh.org.

HOPKINTON: Parade begins at 10 a.m. in Hopkinton Village, with the American Legion hosting a hot dog lunch at the VFW, 169 Bound Tree Road.

HUDSON: Parade begins at 2 p.m. at the Hannaford parking lot and continues to Derry Road and the Hudson Common for a ceremony. Parade then continues to the American Legion. More at hudsonnh.gov.

KEENE: Parade begins at 10 a.m. on Gilbo Avenue, proceeds to Main Street, before turning up Washington Street to Veterans Monument at the Keene Parks and Recreation Center for bservance. More at ci.keene.nh.us.

KENSINGTON: Parade begins at 8:30 a.m. at town hall and proceeds to the town cemetery. Refreshments at the fire station after. More at town.kensington.nh.us.

KINGSTON: Parade begins at 1 p.m. at town hall to North Road to the entrance of Greenwood Cemetery for an observance. All veterans are invited to Kingston Veteran’s Club, 36 Church St, for an open house and refreshments after.

LACONIA: Parade begins at 10 a.m. at Wyatt Park and marches up South Main to end at Veteran’s Square.

LEBANON: Parade begins down Route 120 at 11 a.m., pausing at Hanover Street Bridge for a service. It continues around Colburn Park, down Church Street and enters the School Street Cemetery for another brief service. Parade continues onto School Street to Colburn Park. More at lebanonnh.gov.

LONDONDERRY: Parade begins at 10 a.m. at high school on Mammoth Road, goes to Glenwood Cemetery and returns to town common. Ceremonies will be at the cemetery and the common. More at londonderrynh.org.

MANCHESTER: Manchester VA Medical Center will host a ceremony at 10:30 a.m. Rain or shine.

MANCHESTER: Parade begins at 2 p.m. at Webster and Elm streets and proceeds to Veterans Memorial Park for a ceremony.

MEREDITH: A service at 8 a.m. at Oakland Cemetery in Meredith Center; 9 a.m. service at Meredith Village Cemetery on Route 3 led by The Rev. Msgr. Belanger. Parade particpants assemble at 9:30 a.m. in Post 33 parking lot on Plymouth Street. Parade proceeds to Meredith Library at 9:50 a.m. and on to the town library for a 10 a.m. ceremony at Hesky Park bandstand. An observance at 10:45 a.m. at the POW/MIA Memorial will feature a speech by Bob Jones and guest speaker Jeanie Forrester. Post 33 will host ice cream and lunch at 11 a.m. More at laconiadailysun.com.

MERRIMACK: Parade at 11 a.m. from Rite Aid on DW Highway to Last Rest Cemetery, Baboosic Lake Road. Wreath laying along parade route at Fraser Square Monument and the Civil War Monument. Services at Last Rest Cemetery after parade. More at merrimacknh.gov.

MILFORD: Parade begins at 10 a.m. at West Street Cemetery, proceeds down West and Elm streets to Milford Oval and on to VFW post. More at milford.nh.gov.

MOULTONBOROUGH: Parade begins at 10 a.m. at Blake Road near the Central School and continues on Route 25 to town hall. More at thelaker.com.

NASHUA: Parade begins at 10:30 a.m. at Holman Stadium on Amherst Street, continues to city hall on Main Street and ends at Elm Street Middle School. More at nashuanh.gov.

NORTHWOOD: Parade begins at 10 a.m. at Coe Brown High School and continues along Route 4 to town hall. More at northwoodnh.org.

PELHAM: Ceremony at 9 a.m. at Veterans Memorial Park. Parade begins at 10:30 a.m. and marches to Gibson Cemetery. More at pelhamweb.com.

PETERBOROUGH: Parade begins at 8:30 a.m. on Elm Street and proceeds along Main, Depot, School and Grove streets, before pausing at Main Street Bridge to honor the veterans who served at sea. More at townofpeterborough.com.

PLAISTOW: Parade begins at 9:30 a.m. at Pollard School and ends at Elm Street Cemetery for a service. Observances at town hall begin at 10 a.m. More at carriagetownnews.com.

PLYMOUTH: Parade begins at 10:30 a.m. at the National Guard Armory, Armory Road. More at plymouth-nh.org.

RAYMOND: Parade begins at 10 a.m. on Main Street near Harriman Road and proceeds down Epping Street to Pine Grove Cemetery and back. A ceremony and 21-gun salute will follow on the town common at 11 a.m. More at raymondareanews.com.

ROCHESTER: Parade begins at 10 a.m. at Holy Rosary Church, 189 N. Main St., and proceeds to the bridge and the city commons.

RYE: Parade begins at 9 a.m. at the Veterans Monument and ends at Central Cemetery. Participants include NH Police Association Pipes and Drums, Rye Police and Fire Departments, Rye Junior High Marching Band, Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts and vintage fire trucks. Veterans invited to march. For information, contact Lee Arthur at 964-6281.

SALEM: Ceremony at 10 a.m. at Pine Grove Cemetery followed by a parade from the cemetery to Main Street and Veteran’s Park. More at townofsalemnh.org.

SANDOWN: 9:40 a.m. service at the Old Meetinghouse, 40 Fremont Road. No parade this year. More at sandown.us.

SOMERSWORTH: American Legion’s Memorial Day Parade begins at 11 a.m. on Constitutional Way, proceeds from Green Street to Franklin Street to Main Street. A ceremony will be held at Somersworth Museum Service Men and Women Memorial in the park. The parade will continue to Berwick Bridge and return up High Street to end at Constitutional Way.

STRATHAM: Celebration begins at 1:30 p.m. with a parade starting on Jackrabbit Lane, east onto Portsmouth Avenue to Stratham Hill Park for an observance. More at strathamnh.gov.

SWANZEY: Parade begins at 2 p.m. at Cutler School, crosses Denman Thompson bridge and ends at W. Swanzey Community Church War Memorial, where lunch will be served. In the event of rain, the ceremony will move inside the church at 2 p.m. More at town.swanzey.nh.us.

TILTON: Parade begins at 9 a.m. at Winnisquam Regional High School and proceeds to the WWII Veterans Monument, down Main Street to Park Cemetery and Riverside Park. More at tiltonnh.org.

WINDHAM: Parade begins at 9:30 a.m. at Windham Center School and ends at the Cemetery on the Plain. More at windhamnewhampshire.com.

WOLFEBORO: Parade and observances from 9 a.m. to noon. Parade begins at Brewster Memorial Field, proceeds to Carpenter School, Wolfeboro Post Office and Cate Park Bandstand. More at wolfeboronh.us.

WEDNESDAY

BOSCAWEN: Ceremony, rain or shine, from 11 a.m. to noon at New Hampshire State Veterans Cemetery, 110 Daniel Webster Highway. Seating is limited so bring a chair and arrive by 10:30 a.m. to avoid traffic.

NEWMARKET: Parade begins at 6 p.m. at town library.

RINDGE: Service from 4 to 6 p.m. at Cathedral of the Pines. More at cathedralofthepines.org/events.

 

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