Veterans Day 2018 in RI

Veterans Day is Sunday, November 11th. Here are some special events happening in Providence and around RI honoring veterans:

WaterFire Providence Salute to Veterans 

Join WaterFire for our sixth annual Salute to Veterans on Saturday, November 10th. Lighting will commence at 5:30 p.m.

The Moving Wall Vietnam Memorial

The Moving Wall is a half-size replica

Patriot Battalion Veterans Day Ceremony

A ceremony honoring veterans will be held at the Providence College War Memorial Grotto on Wednesday, November 7th.

Providence VA Veterans Forum 

This unique forum gives veterans the opportunity to share stories and memories from war with their community. It is hosted by the town of Middletown and Rhode Island’s Director of Veterans Affairs, Kasim Yarn.

Ocean Community Chamber of Commerce Veterans Day Parade

Celebrate veterans and their service on Saturday, November 10th at this parade beginning in Pawcatuck and ending at the Westerly Armory with a closing ceremony.

Park View Veterans Day 5K

The sixth annual Park View Veterans Day 5K is open to all with a one mile children’s race during the event on Sunday, November 11th.

Brown University Veterans Day Ceremony

Join the Brown University Student Veterans Society in honoring Veterans with a ceremony and remarks from various guests on Monday, November 12th.

Providence Children’s Museum Veterans Day Workshop 

The Providence Children’s Museum will host a special interactive and musical workshop for children and families on Monday, November 12th.

 

 

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