Veterans Day Events around the Valley

November 11, 2013 6:05:56 AM PST
Cities around the Central Valley will be celebrating Veterans Day by thanking our men and women in uniform.

Fresno

Veterans Day Parade
Monday morning, the Fresno State Bulldog Marching Band will lead the Fresno Veterans Day Parade. The parade, which is hailed as the largest of its kind on the West Coast, will take place in Downtown Fresno at 11 a.m.

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Clovis

Pancake Breakfast Fundraiser
7 a.m. to 11 a.m.
VFW Post 3225 and Post 3225 Ladies Auxiliary at the Clovis Veterans Memorial Distri
Fifth and Hughes in Clovis.
Donations are $5 per person.

Veterans Day Celebrated with Local Authors
A Book Barn
Monday, Nov. 11 from 12:30 p.m. To 3:30 p.m
In celebration of Veterans Day, A Book Barn will partner with the Clovis Veterans Memorial District to host five local veterans for a book signing on Monday, Nov. 11 from 12:30 p.m. To 3:30 p.m. The event-which will include authors Gid. B. Adkisson, Kenneth Eaton, George Gruner, Dave Leue', and Janice Stevens-will offer an opportunity for these authors to share their stories.

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Lemoore

Veterans Day Parade
The city will be holding a Veterans Day Parade in Downtown Lemoore at 5 p.m. on Monday.

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Merced

Field of Honor
10 a.m.
Merced College on Yosemite Avenue and M Street
The Field of Honor is a display of 1,000 U.S. flags dedicated to veterans, active duty military and first responders.

Merced Veterans Day Parade
1 p.m. in Downtown Merced
At noon in downtown Merced, a ceremony honoring veterans will happen in Bob Hart Square, followed by the annual Merced Veterans Day Parade at 1 p.m. The parade route will proceed along West Main Street, between G and O streets.

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Porterville

Porterville Veterans Day Parade
10 a.m. in Downtown Porterville
The historic parade is scheduled to roll down Main Street at 10:00 a.m. The parade route will begin at the corner of Morton Avenue and Main Street, and end at Main Street and Walnut Avenue. At 11:00 a.m. a moment of silence will be observed.

Band-a-Rama
Granite Hills High School, 1701 E. Putnam Avenue.
Gates for the event will open following the conclusion of the parade, and admission is free. Donations will be accepted after the show to help cover the costs for the event.


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