Happy Memorial Day!!! Here's A List Of Events To Help Celebrate:
CROWN POINT | St. Matthias parish will celebrate a Roman Catholic Mass at 10 a.m. Monday at Historic Maplewood Cemetery.
Those attending the service at 347 Maple Lane are asked to bring a lawn chair and encouraged to stay for the American Legion/Veterans of Foreign Wars program at 11 a.m. Following that, a Memorial Day dedication service and historical tour will honor Crown Point Civil War veterans and launch a preservation and tourism initiative throughout Lake and Porter counties.
GARY | Gary Patriotic Memorial Association holds its Memorial Day and program, beginning with the parade lineup at 9 a.m. Monday at 13th and Massachusetts Street. The theme is Veterans Now and Then. The program follows at Buffington Park.
GRIFFITH | Griffith observes Memorial Day with a program at 10 a. m. Monday in Central Park at the intersection of Broad and Oak streets. U.S. Rep. Pete Visclosky, D-Ind., is scheduled to speak.
HAMMOND | VFW Post 802 hosts a Memorial Day ceremony at 10 a.m. Monday at Harrison Park at Hohman Avenue and Waltham Street.
The Hammond Mohawks Club's annual Memorial Day parade begins at 11 a.m. at Gostlin Street and Baltimore Avenue and ends at St. Casimir Catholic Church at Cameron Avenue and Huehn Street. A wreath-laying ceremony will be held at St. Casimir's war memorial.
HIGHLAND | Highland's Memorial Day service begins at 10 a.m. Monday at Main Square Park gazebo.
HOBART | Hobart's Memorial Day service is at 11 a.m. Monday at the Hobart Doughboy Monument at 7th and Main streets. It includes speeches by Mayor Brian Snedecor and Hobart American Legion Post 54 Cmdr. Mike Adams. Hobart veterans organizations will lay a wreath
LAKE STATION | Lake Station honors its veterans with an 11 a.m. celebration Monday at Veterans Memorial Park off of Putnam and Fairview streets.
LEROY | Presented by the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Committee, Lake County Parks and Recreation Department hosts a Memorial Day service at 2:30 p.m. Monday at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Stoney Run County Park, 142nd and Union Street, about seven miles east of Crown Point.