(WWLP) – Communities across western Massachusetts will be honoring our nation’s veterans on Tuesday with parades, ceremonies, and special tributes. If you would like to come out and show your support for those who have defended our freedom, here is a listing of local events:
- Ceremony, begins at 10:45 A.M. at Agawam Veterans’ Green on Main St.
- Ceremony, begins at 10:45 A.M. at Amherst Town Common
- Ceremony, begins at 8:30 A.M. at 50 Doverbrook Rd.
- Ceremony, begins at 11:30 A.M. at Veterans’ Plaza on Front St.
- Parade, begins at 10:55 A.M. at American Legion Post 239, 3 Legion Ct. Marches down Maple Street to Town Hall for ceremony. Bells at First Congregational Church will toll 11 times.
- Parade, begins at 10:00 A.M. at the Middle School parking lot. Runs from Federal Street to Veteran’s Mall on Main Street. Ceremonies to follow.
- Parade, begins at 10:45 A.M. from Thorndike Post Office, runs to Veteran’s Park with ceremony to follow.
- Parade, begins at 10:00 A.M. from Fenn Street City Hall, to North Street, ending at Peace Memorial on Veterans Way. Ceremony to follow.
- Parade, begins at 11:00 A.M. at Springfield Technical Community College, proceeds down State Street onto Main Street; ending at Court Square. Ceremony to follow at approximately 12:00 P.M.
- Ceremony, begins at 11:00 A.M. at American International College Veterans’ Memorial
- Parade, begins at 1:00 P.M. on Maple Street, proceeds to Veterans Park on Main Street for ceremonies.
- Parade, begins at 11:30 A.M. with ceremony to follow at Parker Memorial Park.
- Parade, begins at 10:00 A.M. at St. Thomas School parking lot, continues to Town Common, with ceremony to follow.
- Ceremony, begins at 11:00 A.M. at Civil War Statue at Crane Park on Main Street.