Veterans Day Services Set Across The East End

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MONTAUK

The Montauk Playhouse Community Center Foundation will hold its annual Flag Ceremony on Monday, November 11, at 10 a.m., at the Suzanne Koch Gosman Flagpole Garden. Patriotic songs will be sung and Boy and Girl Scout troops will be in attendance. Refreshments will follow the service in the Senior Nutrition Center Dining Room. (631) 668-1124.

EAST HAMPTON

The Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States, Everit Albert Herter Post 550, will commemorate Veterans Day with a parade in East Hampton Village on Monday, November 11. Veterans can assemble starting at 9:45 a.m. at the old VFW Post, now London Jewelers. The parade will step off at 10 a.m. and head down Main Street. It will be followed by a service at the Memorial on the Green and a ceremony at the East Hampton Town American Legion Post 419 in Amagansett at 11 a.m. (631) 324-2768.

SAG HARBOR

American Legion Chelberg Battle Post 388 will host a Veterans Day Parade on Monday, November 11, at 9 a.m. in Sag Harbor Village. The parade will begin at the Civil War Monument on Main Street and continue to the American Legion Hall on Bay Street. New York State Assemblyman Fred W. Thiele, Jr will present a proclamation to Sag Harbor Village Mayor Brian Gilbride and Dockmaster David Thommen honoring Sag Harbor’s heroic moment in the War of 1812 following the parade at the American Legion Chelberg Battle Post 388. (631) 725-9759.

BRIDGEHAMPTON

The Bridgehampton School will hold a Veterans Day celebration on Friday, November 8, at 1:15 p.m. in the gymnasium to honor the men and women who have served in the U.S. armed forces. All veterans or relatives of servicemen are welcome to attend. (631) 537-0271, ext. 115, for information or to participate.

SOUTHAMPTON

The Commission on Veterans Patriotic Events will hold its Veterans Day services on Monday, November 11. Veterans can begin assembling behind the First Presbyterian Church on the corner of Meetinghouse Lane and South Main Street at 10:30 a.m. The parade will step off at 10:45 a.m. and will continue down Jobs Lane to Agawam Park. A service will follow at 11 a.m. with Master of Ceremonies Bill Jones. An Invocation will be given by the Reverend Peter M. Larsen of St. John’s Episcopal Church and a Benediction will be given by the Reverend Janusz Lipski, Temporary Administrator of Our Lady of Poland Parish. Retired United States Army Colonel and Tuckahoe Common School District Superintendent Chris Dyer III will be the guest speaker. Kristen Steinke will sing the National Anthem and patriotic songs will be performed by Anita Boyer and the Southampton High School Band. Refreshments will be served immediately following the service at Veterans Memorial Hall. (631) 283-0247.

The Shinnecock Indian Nation will hold its annual Veterans Day ceremony on Monday, November 11, at 9 a.m. at the Veterans Memorial Rock at the flagpole. The event was coordinated this year by newly-appointed Commander of the Southampton Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 7009, Susan Soto, who fought in the Gulf War. (631) 283-6143

HAMPTON BAYS

The Hampton Bays Elementary School will host its “American Heroes Program and Luncheon,” honoring area veterans on Friday, November 8, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. This year’s program will be presented by the fourth grade students and the Kiwanis K-Kids Club. Reservations are recommended for the luncheon. (631) 723-2121.

WESTHAMPTON BEACH

The Knights of Columbus Father Joseph Slomski Council 7423 of Westhampton will hold its annual wreath laying ceremony, honoring all veterans, at the Westhampton Cemetery on Sunday, November 10, at 10:30 a.m. A mass will follow at 11 a.m. at the Church Immaculate Conception on Quiogue at 11 a.m. (631) 801-2887.

SPEONK

A Veterans Day Ceremony will be held at The Raynor Country Day School on Thursday, November 7, at 10 a.m. to honor members of all five military branches. The ceremony will include performances by the student choirs and bands. Members of the Eastport American Legion Post 1545 will be in attendance. Lunch for the veterans will follow. (631) 288-4658.

EASTPORT

The Eastport American Legion Post 1545 will hold a ceremony on Monday, November 11, at 11 a.m. at the Post. (631) 325-2110.

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