Don’t forget about these events happening on Memorial Day: The New Morning Fitness Association presents “Never Forget Memorial Run, 1.4 Mile Silent Run”, Monday, May 27, around noon, through the heart of VCU to the Virginia War Memorial, assembly and sign in between 11:00 -11:45 am, info 804-828-1196 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Richmond National Battlefield Park, in cooperation with the Department of Veterans Affairs, sponsors a Memorial Day program and wreath-laying to honor and remember those who have died in our nation’s service, especially those soldiers and sailors from the Civil War, 12 p.m., at the Fort Harrison National Cemetery, on the Fort Harrison battlefield, 8620 Varina Road, two miles south of Route 5, More details at 804-226-1981, www.nps.gov/rich or www.Facebook.com/RichmondNPS.
Commonwealth’s Memorial Day Ceremony, co-hosted with American Legion 11th District, program starts at 10aM at the Virginia War Memorial, 621 South Belvidere Street, Thomas Jefferson High School Corps of Cadets Alumni Band will perform in the Shrine from 2-3pm, www.vawarmemorial.org or 804-786-2060.
Memorial Day Service & Parade at Seven Pines Cemetery, 400 East Williamsburg road, service,, 400 East Williamsburg Road, community celebration, music, children’s activities, refreshments, Free, 804-737-4121.
Memorial Ceremony at Museum of the Confederacy, 10:30am at the Museum of the Confederacy, Representatives will memorialize our ancestors by placing two red Azalea plants at its entrance, the ceremony will begin at 10:30 a.m. followed by a group tour. For more information, please feel free to contact Rev. Dr. Paige Lanier Chargois, Coordinator 643-3825 or 261-6501.