Happy Memorial Day everyone,
Chris Miles here filling in for Scott and Danielle. Today is the day we honor those who have died while serving in the military. If you’re looking for a service in your area check the list below. Please make sure you click the links provide for CoVid policies and restrictions.
Post 84 Memorial Day ceremonies: Monday, May 31, at four area cemeteries. Members of the Roosevelt-Aurora American Legion Post 84 visit four cemeteries to pay respect to the fallen veterans from the Aurora area community. Meet at 8 a.m. at Lincoln Memorial Cemetery, 675 Route 30, Aurora; 9 a.m. at Annunciation Cemetery, 1820 Church Road, Aurora; 9:30 a.m. at St. Michael’s Cemetery on Route 25 at Mitchell Road in Aurora; and 10 a.m. at River Hills Memorial Park Cemetery, 1650 S. River St., Batavia. Visit www.post84.com.
Batavia Memorial Day remembrance: 11 a.m. Monday, May 31, at Batavia VFW Post, 645 S. River St. Batavia Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1197 is hosting an outdoor remembrance ceremony. vfw1197.org.
Carol Stream Memorial Day Service: 11 a.m. Monday, May 31, at Veterans Memorial Plaza at the Ross Ferraro Town Center, Gary Avenue and Lies Road. Attend in person or watch on Facebook Live via the Carol Stream Park District or Veterans Memorial Plaza
Elmhurst Memorial Day Convoy: Starts at 9:30 a.m. Monday, March 31, at the Veteran’s Memorial in Wilder Park. www.elmhurst.org.
Glen Ellyn Memorial Day ceremony: 11 a.m. Monday, May 31, at Lake Ellyn in Glen Ellyn. Glen Ellyn American Legion Post 3’s salute to veterans begins promptly at 11 a.m.
Glendale Heights Memorial Day ceremony: 11 a.m. Monday, May 31, at Veterans Memorial Park, 220 Civic Center Plaza in Glendale Heights. glendaleheights.org.
Itasca’s Memorial Day Parade: 9:30 a.m. Monday, May 31. It will start at the Metra commuter lot at Irving Park Road (Route 19) heading north on Maple Street. www.itasca.com.
Lisle Memorial Day Remembrance Ceremony and Silent Convoy: 10 a.m. Monday, May 31. Lisle VFW Ross Bishop Memorial Post 5696 will host the Memorial Day Remembrance Ceremony and Silent Convoy to honor those who have served and sacrificed. www.villageoflisle.org.
Naperville Memorial Day Parade and ceremonies: Parade steps off at 9 a.m. Monday, May 31, from VFW Post 3873, 908 S. Jackson Ave., Naperville, and proceeds to the Dandelion Fountain on Jackson Avenue on the Naperville Riverwalk. www.napervillememorialdayparade.com
St. Charles Memorial Day Ceremony: 9:30 a.m. Monday, May 31, at the St. Charles Freedom Shrine, along the river, west of the former police station, 211 N. Riverside Ave. For details, call (630) 329-6444.
West Chicago Memorial Day service: 10 a.m. Monday, May 31, at West Chicago VFW Post 6791, 431 N. Neltnor Blvd. westchicago.org.
Wood Dale Memorial Day Parade: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday, May 31. A shortened parade will start and end near the city hall on Wood Dale Road. www.wooddale.com.
DuPage County: The DuPage County Veterans Assistance Commission is virtually celebrating Memorial Day again this year with its interactive Memorial Day portal. www.dupageco.org/memorial.