Acacia Park Cemetery, 2151 Pilot Knob Road, Mendota Heights. Memorial Day Celebration starting at 10 a.m., including a patriotic address by retired U.S. Navy Capt. Judge Thomas Poch, music and tributes. Refreshments to follow.
Aronson Park, 8250 202nd St. W., Lakeville. Memorial Day Ceremony from 12:30 to 1 p.m.
Champlin Cemetery, 917 Cartway Av., Champlin. Champlin American Legion Memorial Day Observance at 9:30 a.m.
Champlin Legion Veterans Memorial Park, Hwy. 169 and Hayden Lake Road, Champlin. Champlin American Legion Memorial Day Observance, starting at 10:30 a.m.
Chaska Memorial Day Parade. Begins at the Carver/Scott Co-op and proceeds to City Square Park, 300 Chestnut St. 10 a.m. 952-448-4090.
Delano City Park, 650 River St. N., Delano. Parade from the Delano American Legion, 200 Babcock Blvd. W., starting at 10:30 a.m., proceeding to the city park, where Master Sgt. Roger Rands will be the guest speaker, and music will be provided by the Delano High School band. Visit delanoamericanlegion.org for more information.
Eden Prairie Veterans Memorial, Purgatory Creek Park, 13001 Technology Drive, Eden Prairie. Ceremony starts at 11 a.m. and includes the T-6 Thunder Planes, a cannon salute and three veterans. Go to www.edenprairieveterans.com or call 952-949-8300 for more information.
Forest Hills Cemetery, W. Main Street and Hwy. 10, Anoka. Anoka Veterans Memorial Service. Guest speaker will be Minnesota Army National Guard Brig. Gen. Jerry Lang. 10 a.m. 763-421-0883.
Forest Lawn Memorial Park, 1800 Edgerton St., Maplewood. Memorial Day program at 11 a.m.
Golden Valley Memorial Day parade, starting from Seeman Park at Hampshire Avenue N. and Golden Valley Road at 10:15 a.m. and proceeding to City Hall, 7800 Golden Valley Road. Ceremony starts at City Hall at 11 a.m. Free hot dogs, chips and pop for all. Visit www.chesterbird.com or call 763-377-4252 for more information.
Fort Snelling National Cemetery, 7601 34th Av. S., Minneapolis. Memorial Day ceremonies, with music beginning at 9:30 a.m. followed by a program from 10-11 a.m. Speaker will be Lt. Col. John Morris, chaplain with the 34th Infantry Division.
Greenlawn Cemetery, Minnetonka Avenue and Park Street, Wayzata. Brief program starting at 9:15 a.m., featuring the Wayzata American Legion honor guard ceremony with rifle salute and taps. Visit www.wayzatalegion.org or call 952-473-7678 for more information.
Heritage Park, Wayzata Boulevard and Central Avenue, Wayzata. Brief program featuring Wayzata American Legion honor guard ceremony with rifle salute and taps, starting at 11:30 a.m. Visit www.wayzatalegion.org or call 952-473-7678 for more information.
Historic Fort Snelling History Center, 200 Tower Av., St. Paul. Military history timeline, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Explore military life throughout American history, with costumed staff and re-enactors. Free for veterans and military families, $10 for other adults, $8 for seniors and college students, $5 for ages 6-12.
Lakewood Cemetery, 3600 Hennepin Av. S., Minneapolis. Service at 10:30 a.m., featuring gospel quartet led by Robert Robinson, the Minneapolis Police Band and a dove release. Also, guided tours of Lakewood's historic Byzantine-style chapel, celebrating its 100th anniversary, from noon-3 p.m., starting every half-hour. Visit www.lakewoodcemetery.com or call 612-822-2171 for more information.
Lanesboro War Memorial Community Center, 202 S. Parkway Av., Lanesboro, Minn. Honor Flight fundraising breakfast starting at 7 a.m. Cost is $5. Bake sale, short parade and program starting at 9:45 a.m. Proceeds to send WWII vets to WWII Memorial in Washington, D.C.
Long Lake Veterans Memorial at Nelson Lakeside Park, 1860 Symes St., Long Lake. Ceremony honoring the services of all veterans of all wars starts at 11:30 a.m. Light refreshments served prior to ceremony at 10:45 a.m. Visit www.ci.long-lake.mn.us or call 952-473-6961 for more information.
Minneapolis Pioneers and Soldiers Memorial Cemetery, 2925 Cedar Av. S., Minneapolis. Rededication of Sgt. James Nettle Glover's War of 1812 service marker, sponsored by Daughters of the Veterans of the War of 1812, starting at 9 a.m. The 142nd annual Memorial Day observance, starting at 10 a.m., featuring keynote speaker retired Maj. Gen. Curtis Norenberg, music by Seward Community Band. Call 612-729-8484 for more information.
Minnesota Veterans Home, 5101 Minnehaha Av. S., Minneapolis. Memorial Day ceremony at 2 p.m. in the auditorium, with guest speaker Michael Pugliese, commissioner of the Minnesota Office of Veterans Affairs.
Minnesota Veterans Home-Hastings, 1200 E. 18th St., Hastings. Flag ceremony beginning at 9 a.m. Memorial ceremony at 10 a.m. at Roadside Park, followed by short programs at the Soldiers and Sailors Cemetery on W. First Street and Nininger Road and then at the Levee Veterans Memorial on Ramsey and First Streets.
Minnesota Vietnam Veterans Memorial, State Capitol grounds, John Ireland Boulevard and Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard, St. Paul. Service at 3 p.m., sponsored by Anoka County Chapter 470, Vietnam Veterans of America. The guest speaker is Vietnam veteran Chris Sauro Jr., author of the book "Twins Platoon."
Old Wayzata Cemetery, Wayzata Boulevard and Walker Avenue, Wayzata. Brief program featuring the Wayzata American Legion honor guard ceremony with rifle salute and taps, starting at 9:45 a.m. Visit www.wayzatalegion.org or call 952-473-7678 for more information.
Parkers Lake Cemetery, County Road 6 and Niagara Lane N., Plymouth. Brief program featuring the Wayzata American Legion honor guard ceremony with rifle salute and taps, starting at 8:30 a.m. Visit www.wayzatalegion.org or call 952-473-7678 for more information.
Rockford Memorial Day Parade and services, starting at 10 a.m. from Rockford Middle School and moving on to the Crow River for Navy services and Elmwood Cemetery for a memorial service. Call 763-477-5045 for more information.
Rosemount Veterans Memorial, Central Park at 2893 145th St. W., Rosemount. Memorial Day Ceremony at 8:45 a.m., followed by visits to five area cemeteries to honor veterans.
St. Fridolin Cemetery, 11700 Goose Lake Road, Champlin. Champlin American Legion Memorial Day observance, starting at 8:30 a.m.
St. Mary's Orthodox Cathedral Cemetery, 3025 Stinson Blvd. NE. Service at 10 a.m. with speaker Edward Haider, a WWII veteran, the St. Mary's Men's Choir and Veterans Rifle Team. Lunch follows at parish, 1701 5th St. NE. Visit www.stmarysoca.org or call 612-781-7667 for more information.
St. Paul Como Park Pavilion, 1360 N. Lexington Pkwy., St. Paul. Concert featuring the Roseville Community Band playing its annual salute to veterans, starting at 3 p.m. The Roseville American Legion also will offer a 21-gun salute. Visit www.rosevillecommunityband.org or call 651-266-6400 for more information.
Sartell Veterans Park, 49 Riverside Av. N., Sartell, Minn. Service at 9 a.m. U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann, R-Minn., will speak at the Sartell American Legion Post 277.
Summit Hill Cemetery, Wayzata Boulevard and Old Hwy. 12, Wayzata. Brief program featuring Wayzata American Legion honor guard ceremony with rifle salute and taps, starting at 10:30 a.m. Visit www.wayzatalegion.org or call 952-473-7678 for more information.
Sunset Funeral Home and Cemetery, 2250 NE. St. Anthony Blvd., Minneapolis. Service at 12:30 p.m. at the chapel on the mall.
Union Cemetery, Hwy. 12, Long Lake. Ceremony starts at 9:30 a.m., with guest speaker Randy Gilbert, mayor of Long Lake, before proceeding to St. George's Catholic Church at 10:15 a.m. Visit hamelvfw.org or call 763-478-2077 for more information.
United Hebrew Brotherhood Cemetery, Penn Av. S. and 70 1/2th St., Richfield. Service at 11 a.m. Call 763-427-6282 for more information.
Veterans for Peace, State Capitol Grounds at John Ireland Boulevard and Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard. Service at 9 a.m. at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial. The public is invited for music, poetry and guest speakers during a shared remembrance in the grassy area adjacent to the memorial.
Washburn McReavy Dawn Valley Memorial Park, 9940 Bush Lake Road, Bloomington. Everett McClay VFW Post 1296 and Earl C Hill American Legion Post 550 will sponsor a service at 11 a.m.
Woodbury City Hall campus, 8301 Valley Creek Road. Service at 11 a.m. with guest speaker Maj. Gen. Larry Shellito. Woodbury resident Ron Kane will receive his long-lost Silver Star at the end of the service. Call 651-730-9846 for more information.