Veterans Day events
Here's a list of Veterans Day events in Southern Oregon. Have your own you'd like to add? Send it to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Monday, Nov. 11: The annual Oregon Fallen War Heroes Memorial Commemoration Ceremony will be from 9 to 10 a.m. at Don Jones City Park on Hammrick Road. Contact Jennifer Boardman at 541-423-1042.
Monday, Nov. 11: The annual parade will proceed at 11 a.m. on Main Street from Hawthorne Street to Oakdale Avenue. At 3 p.m., American Legion Post 15, 100 E. Jackson St., will serve free hot dogs to veterans. Contact Brett Johnson at 541-499-5587.
Monday, Nov. 11: An event saluting all veterans, active duty military and honoring America's fallen heroes starts at 10 a.m. at the Veterans Administration's Southern Oregon Resource Center and Clinics, 8495 Crater Lake Highway. Sgt. Mark Dalton will speak. There will also be a mini concert performed by the Rogue Valley Symphonic Band, veterans recognition, a children's patriotic activity and refreshments.
Contact Rhonda Haney, 541-830-7585, www.southernoregon.va.gov.
Saturday, Nov. 9: American Legion Post 28 will host a free dinner for veterans from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. at 206 N.W. F St. For nonveterans the cost is $5. Contact Jim Van Allen at 775-813-8025.
Monday, Nov. 11: A parade in downtown will begin at 10 a.m. on Spring Street and conclude at Veterans Memorial Park. A ceremony will follow at 11 a.m. with a guest speaker, placing of wreaths and a POW/MIA remembrance.
A free beef stew lunch will be provided at noon at VFW Post 1383, 515 Klamath Ave., and a free spaghetti feed at the Marine Corps League's Leatherneck Club, 1019 Main St.
Contact VFW Post 1383, 541-882-0057
Tuesday, Nov. 12: All veterans are invited on the Oregon Institute of Technology campus from 9 to 11 a.m. to enjoy a free breakfast hosted by OIT President Chris Maples in the Mount Bailey/Thielsen Room, second floor, College Union.
Participants are asked to make reservations ahead of time. Contact Adria Paschal, email@example.com, or 541-885-1100.