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

Apple Valley: 11 a.m. ceremony at Veterans Park, Post 1776 Apple Valley American Legion, 14521 Granada Dr. Sponsored by American Legion Post 1776. Will include the Post 1776 Honor Guard, Legion Officers, the Legion Auxiliary, Boy and Girl Scouts, as well as music by the Scott Highland Middle School band. The Civil Air Patrol will lead a POW ceremony.

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, located 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 Brigadier Gen. Joe Kelly (retired), director, Homeland Security and Emergency Management.

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. (In case of rain, service will be at Christ Lutheran Church, Maple Plain.)

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. For more information, call 612-822-2171 or go to

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

Rockford: 10 a.m. parade starts from Rockford Middle School, with services at the Crow River and Elmwood Cemetery. Parade will be led by Wright County Sheriff’s unit. After the Elmwood Cemetery service, the Rockford Lions will serve a pork chop dinner at Rockford Riverside Park starting at 11 a.m. In addition, a pie and ice cream social will be held at from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Ames-Florida-Stork House. For more information, go to

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. For more information, go to or

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 retired Staff Sgt. Marcus Kuboy. Color guards of the Woodbury High School Air Force Junior ROTC, the American Heritage Girls and the Woodbury Boy Scout Troop 559 will lead the Woodbury American Legion/VFW Rifle Squad to the Veterans Memorial.


Resurrection Cemetery, Mendota Heights: 10 a.m., 2101 Lexington Av. S. Celebrant is the Rev. Harry Flynn, Archbishop Emeritus.

St. Mary’s Cemetery, Minneapolis: 10 a.m., 4403 Chicago Av. Celebrant is the Rev. Joseph Gillespie of the Church of St. Albert the Great.

St. Anthony’s Cemetery, Minneapolis: 10 a.m., 2730 Central Av. NE. Celebrant is the Rev. Earl Simonson of the Church of St. Clement.

Gethsemane Cemetery, New Hope: 10 a.m., 8151 42nd Av. N. Celebrant is the Rev. J. Michael Joncas, University of St. Thomas, St. Paul.

Calvary Cemetery, St. Paul: 10 a.m., 753 Front Av. Celebrant is the Rev. Kevin McDonough of the Church of St. Peter Claver and Sagrado Corazón de Jesús.