Upcoming Memorial Day Celebrations in the Sauk Valley – Shaw Local

A list of announced Memorial Day celebrations in the Sauk Valley area.

Tp submit Remembrance Day activities to this calendar, send the item with time, date, location and contact information to [email protected]

Sunday May 22

Dixon. 2 p.m., Sugar Grove Church and School and Palmyra Cemetery.

Saturday May 28

Polo. 9:15 a.m. Parade from Mason Street to Farmount Cemetery. Wreath laying by Polo VFW and American Legion Auxiliary at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.

Monday May 30

Sterling. 11:00 a.m., Grandon Civic Center, Sterling American Legion Post 296. Speaker: Staff Sgt. Luke Moritz, Illinois Army National Guard. (Rain location: Woodlawn Arts Academy).

Morrisson. 10:30 a.m., parade down Main Street to Grove Hill Cemetery. Keynote speech, wreath laying, rifle salute, tap dancing at the Legion-VFW pavilion. Reopening ceremony at Morrison American Legion Post 328, meal included.

Amboy. 10 a.m., Veterans Park. Opening speech by Cody Martinez, Amboy native and Chief of the United States Navy, Great Lakes Naval Station, Chicago. Traditional reading of the Gettysburg address.

Subtle. 11 a.m., Ellice Dinges Center.

Sunday June 5

New Bedford. 2 p.m., Greenville-Fairfield Cemetery. (Place of rain: New Bedford Christian Church).

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