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Memorial Day Events

Memorial Day Events

Hudson - 10:15 a.m. -  Seventh Street Park Veterans Monument with the Call to Assembly and the laying of the wreath.  From there, a parade proceeds down Warren Street, across Fourth Street to the Court House Park where Memorial Day Services take place and Judge Nichols speaks.  Refreshments follow at the Hudson American Legion Post, 7 Fairview Avenue.  All are welcome.

Watervliet - 10:00 a.m. -Parade proceeds from the high school to 19th Street, east to Second Avenue, then south to 16th Street, ending at Veterans Memorial Park for a memorial service.

Glens Falls/Queensbury - 10:00 a.m. John Webster, a 93-year-old World War II veteran and a former Queensbury supervisor, will serve as grand marshal of the Glens Falls/Queensbury Memorial Day Parade.

Schenectady - 10:30 a.m. Wreath laying ceremony at Vale Cemetery. The program includes the massing of colors, tributes, addresses by city and county leaders, laying of wreaths and flowers, memorial address, firing squad and taps.

Bethlehem - 11:00 a.m. The parade begins at the Elsmere Fire House and heads down Elsmere Avenue to Kenwood Avenue to Adams Place, Adams Street and Delaware Avenue, ending with a ceremony at the Bethlehem Veterans Memorial Park.

Halfmoon - 11:00 a.m. Annual Memorial Day Ceremony to be held at the American Legion Pavilion at 275 Grooms Rd.

Charleston - 12:00 noon -Brief ceremony in the cemetery behind the church and a free cookout for the community after that. There will also be War of 1812 demonstrations

North Greenbush - 1:30 p.m. The parade steps off from Dana Avenue along Brookside Avenue to Marion Avenue to Main Avenue and to the Town Hall for ceremonies. Afterward, refreshments will be served at the American Legion on Main Avenue and the Wynantskill Fire Department on Church Street.

 
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