Memorial Day 2018 Events in Huntington
HUNTINGTON MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND WREATH CEREMONY
DATE: Sunday, May 27, 2018
TIME: 9:00 a.m.
PLACE: Huntington Veterans Plaza, 100 Main Street, Huntington
(front lawn of Town Hall facing 25A)
The public is invited to honor our veterans at Huntington Town Hall, Sunday, May 27, 2018, at 9:00 AM on Huntington Veterans Plaza, 100 Main Street, Huntington, in commemoration of Memorial Day. Wreaths will be placed at the World War I, World War II, Korean War, Vietnam, and Women’s Veteran Monument and to honor our troops in the Middle East; Iraq and Afghanistan conflicts. The Church of Saint Patrick’s Youth Choir and Adult Chorale will perform patriotic songs. Refreshments to follow ceremony, for additional information contact Carol Rocco, Coordinator of Veterans Affairs (631) 351-3012.
MEMORIAL DAY PARADES & EVENTS
MONDAY, MAY 28, 2018
There will be parades and a memorial service held on Memorial Day, Monday, May 28, 2018, at locations throughout the Town of Huntington as follows:
Hosted by: Nathan Hale VFW Post #1469 & American Legion Post #360
Route: North on New York Ave. from Big H Shopping Center, west on West Carver St., north on Green St., east on Main St. (past reviewing stand) to Stewart Ave.
Hosted by: Centerport Fire Department
Route: Harrison Dr. to Park Cir.
Hosted by: Elwood-Commack VFW Post #9263
Route: Larkfield Rd. & Jericho Tpke. east on Jericho Tpke. to junction at Veterans Hwy.
Hosted by: Knights of Columbus
Route: Clay Pitts Rd. & Larkfield Rd., north to Pulaski Rd. to John Walsh Memorial Park adjacent to East Northport Library.
Hosted by: Greenlawn Fire Department
Route: East Maple Rd., south on Broadway to Memorial Park, Pulaski Rd. & Broadway
Hosted by: Melville Fire Department
Memorial Service honoring fallen firefighters, servicemen and women.
Melville Fire Department, 531 Sweet Hollow Rd., Melville
Hosted by: Northport American Legion Post #694
Route: North end of Laurel Ave. down Main St. to Northport Harbor, Village Park.
HUNTINGTON SENIOR CENTER
MEMORIAL DAY COMMEMORATION
FRIDAY, MAY 25, 2018
Ceremony: 11:00 AM – Noon
Lunch: Noon – 1:20 PM
DJ Bob: Noon – 3:00 PM
423 Park Avenue, Huntington
On May 25th, the Town of Huntington Senior Center will commemorate Memorial Day with a Color Guard, St. Anthony’s Celtic Friars Pipe Band, DJ Bob and many of our senior veterans will wear their military hats or uniform shirts. We will also have a guest speaker, Paul Tropeano, a 94-year-old Army Veteran residing at Huntington Hills, who proudly served in World War II. Mr. Tropeano was with the 544 Heavy Maintenance Ordinance Field Company in the United States Army and landed in Sainte Mere Eglise one month after the attack on June 6, 1944.