Cornwall — In-person Memorial Day events beginning at the North Cornwall Cemetery at 9 a.m., continuing at the Seaman’s Memorial in West Cornwall at 10 a.m., and winding up at the town Green in Cornwall Village at 11 a.m. for a parade, speech, honor roll and taps. Though the United Church of Christ is under construction, games and the cakewalk will happen on its grounds, and a smaller lunch menu will be available.
Falls Village will be having a Memorial Day parade! Line up will be Monday, May 30th at 9:30am at Kellogg School. The parade will start at 9:45am and be at the green for the 10am ceremony. Calling all veterans, tractors, your old car, your decorated bike, Girl Scout and Boy Scout uniforms, little league uniforms, decorated wagons for your little ones and any other patriotic regalia.
Kent — The parade will start from Kent Center School at 9:30 a.m. In the event of rain there will not be a parade; however, ceremonies will be held at the KCS entrance. The parade goes along Route 341 to St. Andrew’s cemetery, then to the veteran’s memorial, the Civil War memorial and then north on Main Street (Route 7) to the library, ending at the cemetery at Kent Congregational Church.
North Canaan — The parade starts from Town Hall at 10:30 a.m. and proceeds to the Doughboy monument on Route 44 for the ceremony and guest speaker. Salisbury The parade starts at 10 a.m. heading east on Main Street (Route 44) and then north on Undermountain Road (Route 41) to the cemetery for a ceremony.
Norfolk’s Memorial Day will follow tradition Monday when its sprightly parade steps off at 9 a.m. from the Town Hall parking lot and proceeds to the Town Green, and thence to Memorial Green for speeches. The veterans memorial at Memorial Green has been restored and brass plaques listing veterans’ names were replaced Wednesday. The Region 7 band will be in the parade this year and an Air Force flyover is anticipated. At noon, the fire department will hold its annual 5-mile road race, starting at the intersection of Mountain and Westside roads.
Sharon — The parade starts at 10 a.m. and proceeds down Main Street to the veterans’ memorial for a ceremony and speeches.
Amenia — Ceremony hosted by the VFW Post #5444 at Amenia Fountain Square at 11 a.m.
Dover — Parade and ceremony hosted by the Dover American Legion Post #1949 on Monday, May 30, with a solemn march to the veterans’ section of the South Dover Cemetery in Wingdale, at 9:30 a.m., stepping off from the Wingdale firehouse at Route 55 off of Route 22; the service will start at 10 a.m. in the cemetery.
Millerton — The Millerton American Legion Post #178 will conduct its traditional morning cemetery repass on Memorial Day from the Post Home beginning at 6 a.m. by visiting local cemeteries. The line-up for the annual Memorial Day parade will begin on Century Boulevard at 9:30 a.m. Community and youth organizations are invited to participate. The parade will step off at 10 a.m. and proceed to Main Street, where it will make a brief stop at the Webutuck Creek Bridge to remember those who were lost in the nation’s Naval Services and Merchant Marine. Following the parade, participants will proceed to the Irondale Cemetery for a brief service before going to Veterans Park for the annual Memorial Day program.
Pine Plains — Parade and ceremony hosted by Shekomeko American Legion Post #426 and Pine Plains VFW Post #5519 at 10:30 a.m. The parade will then proceed from the Pine Plains firehouse to Town Clock Memorial to Evergreen Cemetery
“Book Sale Under the Tent”
CORNWALL – Cornwall Library’s “Book Sale Under the Tent” will take place May 30 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., as well as June 4 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.. and June 5 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.. at 30 Pine St. in Cornwall Village.