As we all celebrate this Memorial Day weekend, having fun with family and friends, there are also many ways to honor the brave men and women who gave the ultimate sacrifice for our country. Check out the list of parades and memorials happening this weekend. I'll be at the East Greenbush Parade tomorrow. Will you head out to a parade this weekend?
MEMORIAL DAY EVENTS
Saturday, May 27
East Greenbush Memorial Day Parade: 10 a.m. Begins at the East Greenbush Bowling Center, marching north (toward Albany), and ends at the American Legion Hall Melvin Roads Post (200 Columbia Turnpike, Rensselaer, NY 12144).
Monday, May 29
Parade: 9 a.m. Watervliet Junior Senior High School, 1245 Hillside Drive, Watervliet.
Albany Memorial Day Parade: 9:30 a.m. Central Avenue from Ontario Street.
The annual Remembrance Ceremony: 10:30 a.m. Honors the four unknown soldiers of the French and Indian War whose remains are interred at Lake George Battlefield Park, Fort George Road, Lake George. The Visitor Center, at 75 Fort George Road across from the unknown soldiers’ burial site, will be open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. to accommodate those who attend.
Ceremony to honor those who made the supreme sacrifice: 11 a.m. American Legion, 275 Grooms Road, Halfmoon. Refreshments follow.
Parade: 1 p.m. North Greenbush Town Office, 2 Douglas St., Wynantskill.