Memorial Day

Anoka: 10 a.m. program at Veterans Memorial at Forest Hills Cemetery. Speaker Lyle Bradley. Music by North Suburban Concert Band.

Apple Valley: 11 a.m. ceremony at Veterans Park, Post 1776 Apple Valley American Legion, 14521 Granada Dr. Sponsored by American Legion Post 1776.

Bloomington: 11 a.m. program at Washburn-McReavy Dawn Valley Memorial Park. Sponsored by Everett McClay Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1296 and Earl C. Hill American Legion Post 550.

Excelsior: 11 a.m. parade, with service following, at Oak Hill Cemetery, just north of Hwy. 7.

Fort Snelling National Cemetery: 10 a.m. program (9:45 a.m. wreath presentation) at intersection of Peck Avenue and Mallon Road on cemetery grounds. Speaker is Brig. Gen. Joe Kelly (retired).

Maple Plain: 10:30 a.m. service at Lewis Cemetery, Hwy. 12 and County Road 90. Speaker Dean Mooney. Music by Orono High School Band. Sponsored by Paul Stinson American Legion Post 514.

Maplewood: 11 a.m. program, Forest Lawn Memorial Park, 1800 Edgerton St.

Mendota Heights: 10 a.m. program, Acacia Park Cemetery, 2151 Pilot Knob Rd. Speaker Paul Monteen. Music by Prince Henry III Players.

Minneapolis: 10:30 a.m. ceremony, Lakewood Cemetery, 3600 Hennepin Av. S. Speaker David Geister. Music by Robert Robinson and his gospel quartet. Afternoon activities will include live music, art classes and guided tours.

Minneapolis: 10 a.m. ceremony, Minneapolis Pioneers and Soldiers Memorial Cemetery, 2925 Cedar Av. S. History talk and tour at 1 p.m.

Rockford: 10 a.m. parade starts from Rockford Middle School, with services at the Crow River and Elmwood Cemetery.

St. Paul: 3 p.m. service at Minnesota Vietnam Veterans Memorial at the State Capitol grounds. Speaker Beth West. Sponsored by Anoka County Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 470.

St. Paul: 9:30 a.m. event sponsored by Veterans for Peace on grassy area near Vietnam Veterans Memorial on State Capitol grounds. Speakers, poetry, music.

St. Paul: 1 p.m. program at Minnesota Korean War Veterans Memorial on State Capitol grounds.

St. Paul: 11 a.m. program at Mount Zion Cemetery, 1670 Payne Av.

Stillwater: 11 a.m. ceremony at Stillwater Veterans Memorial, 3rd and Pine streets, to honor St. Croix Valley area casualties of war. Speaker Pete Hegseth. Music by the Stillwater Wind Symphony and the Croix Chordsmen. T-6 Thunder Flight Team flyover and rifle salute by local VFW members. Special recognition of Army Pfc. Douglas Merrill, a former Stillwater High School student killed in Vietnam on Aug. 18, 1969.

Stillwater: 7 a.m. program at Rutherford Cemetery, Washington County Roads 12 and 15.

Woodbury: 11 a.m. program at Woodbury Lions Veterans Memorial Park, 8301 Valley Creek Rd. Speaker Staff Sgt. Marcus Kuboy (retired).