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Memorial Day Events

Published May 26, 2013 6:38 pm

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Memorial Day Service - Ogden

The George E. Wahlen Veterans Home will hold a Memorial Day Service that includes music, a white dove release, a presentation by Retired General Bruce Carlson, USAF, flag ceremony and gun salute by the Veterans of Foreign Wars Honor Guard. After the ceremony, all Veterans and guests are invited into the Multi-Purpose Room for refreshments.

When • Friday, May 24 at 11 a.m.

Where • George E. Wahlen Ogden Veterans Home, 1102 N. 1200 West, Ogden

Tickets • Free

Johnston's Army Adventure Camp

Visitors experience camp life and participate in several activities performed by soldiers of Johnston's Army. Events include reenactments, encampments, storytelling, stagecoach rides, firearm and cannon demonstrations, marches, drills, 1861 period games, and photos in period uniform. Call 801-768-8932 for information or visit stateparks.utah.gov/parks/camp-floyd/stuff-to-do.

When • Saturday-Monday, May 25-27 from 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Where • Camp Floyd State Park and Stagecoach Inn Museum, 18035 W. 1540 North, Salt Lake City

Tickets • $2; $6 per family

PCHS Memorial 5K Walk/Run

Park City High School will hold a 5K Walk/Run on Memorial Day. If you are interested in signing up as a team, please email gmurphy@pcschools.us with your team name and a list of team members. The race will begin at Dozier Field at the high school. Visit http://www.runnercard.com/e/runner.Main?meet=474 to register.

When • Monday, May 27 at 9 a.m.

Where • Park City High School, 1750 Kearns Blvd., Park City

Tickets • $25

Memorial Day Celebration

The Veterans Administration's Memorial Day events include a ceremony at 10 a.m., a re-dedication of the cemetery at 11:15 a.m. and a Special Forces Monument Dedication at noon. Visit veterans.utah.gov/documents/MemorialDay2013Flyer.pdf for information.

When • Monday, May 27 at 10 a.m.

Where • Veterans Memorial Park - Bluffdale, 17111 Camp Williams Road, Bluffdale

Tickets • Free

Farmington Memorial Day Ceremony

The public is invited to attend a Memorial Day ceremony planned at the Farmington Veteran's Memorial in the city cemetery. Major General Donald M. Bagley, U.S. Army (retired), will speak. Visit http://www.farmington.utah.gov/displayarticle363.html for information.

When • Monday, May 27 at 12 p.m.

Where • Farmington City Cemetery, 200 E. 548 South, Farmington

Tickets • Free

Memorial Day Chuck Wagon Breakfast

Herriman City will hold a Memorial Day Chuck Wagon Breakfast starting at 7 a.m. Visit http://www.herriman.org/events for information.

When • Monday, May 27 from 7-11 a.m.

Where • Main Street Park - Herriman, 13000 S. 5900 West, Herriman

Tickets • Visit bit.ly/10jlcCv

Memorial Day Tribute

Herriman City will hold a Memorial Day Tribute. Riverton American Legion Post 140 will honor those who have passed on with a free program of patriotic music and poetry. There will also be a reading of veteran names, a 21-gun salute and playing of "Taps." Visit herriman.org for information.

When • Monday, May 27 at 9 a.m.

Where • Herriman City Cemetery, 12520 S. Pioneer St. (6000 W.), Herriman

Tickets • Visit bit.ly/10jlcCv

Military Appreciation Event

Young Chevrolet will sponsor the Military Appreciation Event on Memorial Day featuring Winged Sprint Cars, Maverik Modifieds, Figure 8's, Mini Cups and Trains. Visit smithstix.com/events/item/root/military-appreciation-event-may-27 for information.

When • Monday, May 27 from 4-9:30 p.m.

Where • Rocky Mountain Raceways, 6555 W. 2100 South, West Valley City

Tickets • Adults: $20/Youth (5-12) $10/Reserved $25; visit bit.ly/11VJK7v

Memorial Day Tribute

West Jordan City will present a candlelight Memorial Day Tribute. Visit http://www.wjordan.com/visitor.aspx?pgid=6.1 for information.

When • Monday, May 27 at 7 p.m.

Where • Veterans Memorial Park, 1985 W. 7800 South, West Jordan

Tickets • Free

Memorial Day Program

Wasatch County presents a Memorial Day Program to honor all veterans, past and present. There will also be a breakfast at 7 a.m. at the Outdoor Event Center. Visit http://www.gohebervalley.com/2013-Memorial-Day-Program for information.

When • Monday, May 27 at 7 a.m. (breakfast) and ceremony at 8 a.m.

Where • Wasatch County Event Center, 415 S. Southfield Road, Heber City

Tickets • Free

Memorial Day Service

Provo City will hold a Memorial Day Service that will include musical numbers by the Timpview High School Band and the Covey Center's youth a cappella group FreQuency. Miss Provo, Kaitlin Purse will give the Pledge of Allegiance, and a wreath-laying ceremony will be led by Provo Mayor John Curtis. Keynote speaker will be Mayor General John M. Hafen, Utah Air National Guard, Retired. There will be a re-dedication of the Veteran's Monument, a 21-gun salute by the Metro SWAT and "Taps" bugle call by Timp View High School Band. In the event of bad weather, the service will be held at the Covey Center for the Arts, 425 W. Center Street.

When • Monday, May 27 at 10 a.m.

Where • Provo City Cemetery, 619 S. State, Provo

Tickets • Free

Memorial Day Dedication

Helper City will dedicate a newly constructed granite monument in honor of fallen veterans on Memorial Day. Charles Hamilton, President of Stella D'America, State Sen. David Hinkins and the St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church will do the rededication.

When • Monday, May 27 at 1 p.m.

Where • Mountain View Cemetery, Cemetery Road, Helper