Memorial Day schedule in Farmington, Wilton

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The Color Guard and other members of Roderick-Crosby Post #28 of the American Legion are seen during a Memorial Day wreath laying ceremony at the World War I Monument last year in Farmington. Pictured, from left, are Horace LaBree, Stephan Bunker, Matthew Smith, Robert Hallman, Langdon Adams, Tim Callahan and Munroe Hawkins.

* Memorial Day – Monday, May 29, 2017

FARMINGTON:

The American Legion Roderick-Crosby Post 28 will hold their annual services and parade on Monday. These include:

* 9 a.m. Wreath Laying Ceremony at WWI Monument on upper Main Street with Color Guard.

* 9:30 a.m. – Services at the Post Home, corner of High and Middle Streets, with guest speaker Senator Tom Saviello and welcome by Commander Tim Callahan. Wreath placed at American Legion memorial.

* 10 a.m. – Memorial Day Parade with wreaths placed at Meetinghouse Park and Courthouse Cemetery.

* Noonish – Light lunch served by the Auxiliary after the parade at the Post.

The Color Guard and other members of Roderick-Crosby Post #28 of the American Legion are seen during a Memorial Day wreath laying ceremony at the World War I Monument last year in Farmington. Pictured, from left, are Horace LaBree, Stephan Bunker, Matthew Smith, Robert Hallman, Langdon Adams, Tim Callahan and Munroe Hawkins.

(File photo)

WILTON:

The Wilton Memorial Day event takes place on Sunday, May 28.

* 1 p.m. Sunday – Memorial observation at the Monument in downtown Wilton. Speakers, wreath placed on monument and one dropped in to brook.

Followed by a procession – not a parade – from Monument to Wilton Lion’s Club on Main Street. Covered wagon ride available. Prayer and wreaths placed at monuments there.

Major Richard Daigle of the Maine Air National Guard will speak. Light refreshments served afterwards.

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