Fairhaven Veterans Day Parade
Fri., 11/11. Assemble at Benoit Square (merger of Adams and Main Street) at 9:30 a.m. Step off at 10 a.m.
Al veterans are invited to march. If you are unable to march, you may ride in the Council on Aging van. Be at the COA/Senior Center, 229 Huttleston Ave. (near Stop & Shop), by 9 a.m., or call 508-979-4029.
Parade route: Benoit Square along Main Street o Fairhaven High School, where we will raise the Big Flag.
Proudly supported by Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2891, Fairhaven Lions Club, Veterans Service Office.
For information contact Brad or Jane, 508-979-4023, Ext. 115.
The Town of Acushnet will hold Veterans Day ceremony on Friday, 11/11 at the Veterans Memorial Park on Main Street at Pope Park (99 Park Avenue, Acushnet).
Events begin at 9:50 a.m. with a series of march tunes from the branches of the military.
Selectboard chairperson David Wojnar will make some remarks. Other activities include the raising of the flag, the national anthem by the Ford Middle School chorus; excerpt from a Civil War letter; the laying of the wreath; and several musical performances.
If weather permits, the Coast Guard will fly over the site at abouit 10:15 a.m.
The town will also treat attendees to coffee and donuts.
New Bedford Parade
New Bedford’s Veterans’ Advisory Board and the City of New Bedford are proud to announce the 2022 New Bedford Veterans Day Parade.
The parade, which will take place on Friday, November 11, will form at the intersection of Rockdale Avenue and Union Street, in Buttonwood Park, beginning at about 10 a.m. and stepping off at 11 a.m.
The parade will march east on Union Street to County Street, then turn left and head north on County Street to William Street, then turn right onto William Street and head east to City Hall, and end at the reviewing stand in front of the New Bedford Main Library, at the intersection of Pleasant Street and William Street. An address for the end of the parade is 613 Pleasant St. in downtown New Bedford.
A Veteran’s Day service will be held at the reviewing stand following the conclusion of the parade, and all are invited to attend. Seating will be reserved near the reviewing stand for elderly veterans and veterans with disabilities.
In the case of inclement weather, there will be a service at the Fort Taber Community Center at Fort Taber Park, 1000A S. Rodney French Blvd., beginning at 12 p.m.
If you plan on marching in this year’s parade and have yet to RSVP, please email Veterans’ Agent Christopher Gomes at: cgomes@ newbedford-ma.gov or call the New Bedford Veteran’s Services Department at (508) 991-6184.
If you have not sent an RSVP but still would like to march, we invite you to still show up to the parade. All who want to participate in the parade will be given the opportunity.
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