Traverse City Record-Eagle

May 24, 2013

Memorial Day-related services in Traverse City region


Traverse City Record-Eagle

— Today

Long Lake Township Memorial Day Service, noon, Linwood Cemetery on Church Road.

Saturday

Grand Army of the Republic (GAR) Day at Benzonia Township Cemetery, with a flag-raising at 11 a.m., laying of lilacs and Memorial Day commemoration with the Sons of the Union Veterans of the Civil War Robert Finch Camp 14. Tours of Civil War veterans’ graves start at 11:45 a.m. For details, call 882-5539 or visit www.benziemuseum.org.

Lake Leelanau St. Mary Quilters’ Memorial Day Quilt Show, Raffle & Bake Sale, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., St. Mary Church Social Hall, South St. Marys Street, Lake Leelanau; show continues through Monday.

Mesick Museum honors area veterans, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., display of items from area veterans, admission free, donations accepted; 117 Mesick Ave., Mesick; www.mesickmuseum.com.

The Disabled American Veterans of Grand Traverse Area, serving free hot dogs from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. to everyone visiting the Grand Traverse County Veterans Memorial Park on 11th Street, east of South Elmwood Avenue. For details, contact Peter Hunt, 276-6078 or adjutant@gtadav.us.

Sunday

Memorial Day Quilt Show, Raffle & Bake Sale, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., St. Mary Church Social Hall, South St. Mary’s Street, Lake Leelanau.

The Disabled American Veterans of Grand Traverse Area, serving free hot dogs from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. to everyone visiting the Grand Traverse County Veterans Memorial Park on 11th Street, east of South Elmwood Avenue. For details, contact Peter Hunt, 276-6078 or adjutant@gtadav.us.

Monday

Read-Osborne Post #531 of the American Legion in Copemish, will conduct Memorial Day services at the following times and locations; 8 a.m. flag raising at the Legion Hall, Copemish; 8;15 a.m. Nessen City Cemetery; 8;30 a.m. Nessen City Catholic Cemetery; 8;45 a.m. Grant Township Cemetery; 9 a.m. Cornell Cemetery; 9:30 a.m. Minar Cemetery; 9:45 a.m. Marilla Cemetery; 10:30 a.m. break at the Legion Hall, Copemish; 11 a.m. Springdale Township Cemetery; 11:30 a.m. Pleasanton Cemetery; noon Thompsonville Cemetery; and 12:30 p.m. Cleon Township Cemetery.

Memorial Day Service, 8:45 a.m., Village of Norwood Cemetery, followed by an open house at the Norwood Schoolhouse/Historical Society Building. Community welcome.

Williamsburg American Legion Post #289, Memorial Day services at 9 a.m. at Williamsburg Cemetery. A similar ceremony will follow at Circle Hill Cemetery with a special ceremony for Civil War veterans; Alice Sinko, 267-5944.

Paradise Valley American Legion Post #436 of Kingsley, Memorial Day Services at 9:15 a.m., Grawn Cemetery; 9:30 a.m., Monroe Center Cemetery; 9:50 a.m., Downs Cemetery; 10:30 a.m., St. Marys of Hannah Cemetery; 10:50 a.m., Barnum Cemetery; and 11:30 a.m., Evergreen Cemetery.

Memorial Day Quilt Show, Raffle & Bake Sale, 10 a.m.-noon, St. Mary Church Social Hall, South St. Mary’s Street, Lake Leelanau.

Memorial Day Service, 10:30 a.m., Leelanau Township Cemetery.

Almira Township Memorial Day Service, 11 a.m., Lake Ann Cemetery.

Kingsley United Methodist Church Memorial Day dinner, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. at the church, 113 Blair St.; $6 for adults, $3 for children 12 and younger and free for preschool children and military personnel in uniform. Call the church, 263-5278.

Interlochen VFW Post 7493 will conduct services at 11 a.m., Inland Township Cemetery; 11:30 a.m., Mt. Hope Cemetery; and noon, Green Lake Township Memorial Park; call VFW Post Commander Robert W. Garbacz Sr., 263-2931 or 633-0652.