Sunday, May 28
▪ San Joaquin Valley National Cemetery
Activities include guest speakers Rep. Jim Costa, D-Fresno, and Lt. Gen. Karl Eikenberry, U.S. Army (retired). Master of ceremonies is Lt. Cmdr. Eric Pierce, U.S. Navy. 32053 W. McCabe Road, Santa Nella, 209-854-1040. 10 a.m.
Monday, May 29
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▪ Clovis Cemetery
Clovis Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3225 and Clovis American Post 147 will hold a flyover by the 144th Fighter Wing honoring fallen soldiers at 9 a.m.
▪ Clovis Veterans Memorial District
Activities include a car show and outside activities from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.; a patriotic performance by the Clovis Community Concert Band at 11 a.m.; screenings of military and veterans documentaries in the auditorium from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.. 808 Fourth St., Clovis, 559-299-0471.
▪ Downtown Farmersville Parade
The Kiwanis Club of Farmersville will sponsor the parade featuring nearly 80 entries. The parade will begin at Visalia Road and continue north on Farmersville Boulevard to Front Street. 10 a.m.
▪ Floral Memorial Park
Hosted by the American Legion and ROTC. 2430 Floral Ave., Selma, 559-896-2412. 9 a.m.
▪ Fresno Memorial Gardens
The 54th annual VFW Memorial Day Service. More than 1,400 full-size American flags will line the avenues with a patriotic concert performed by the Front Line Quartet and the Fresno Stag and Thistle Pipe Band. Volunteers are needed to raise flags at 7 a.m. and retire them at 5 p.m. 175 S. Cornelia Ave., Fresno, 559-268-7823. 11 a.m.
▪ Kingsburg Cemetery
Hosted by the American Legion Post #191 and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post #6152. The ceremony includes raising the American flag, a flag-folding ceremony, patriotic music by Kingsburg High School’s Jazz Choir and placing a flag with a cross and poppy on each veterans’ grave. 12782 E. Clarkson Ave., Kingsburg, 559-897-2426. 9 a.m.
▪ Roeding Park
Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States Hanford Nisei Liberty Post 5869 and Sierra Nisei Post 8499 will hold a service that includes honor roll, places of the wreath, placing of the flag, benediction, rifle salute, taps and a closing address. 890 W. Belmont Ave., Fresno, 559-275-6318. 9 a.m.
▪ Veterans Liberty Cemetery
1821 W. Belmont Ave., Fresno, 559-224-3895. 10 a.m. Refreshments will be served.
▪ Visalia District Cemetery
The program includes presentation of the colors by Navy sea cadets, stories of service, laying of wreaths, release of memorial doves, rifle salute and playing of taps. Volunteers are needed to place 3,800 small American flags on every veteran’s grave at 7 a.m. May 27; lay out flagpoles beginning at 2 p.m. May 28; put up 2,150 large American flags with the name of a veteran and branch of service at 6 a.m. May 29; or to help remove the flags at 4 p.m. May 29. 1300 W. Goshen Ave., Visalia, 559-300-2306. 10 a.m.
▪ Washington Colony Cemetery
7318 S. Elm Ave., Easton, 559-264-7577. 9 a.m.
▪ Woodward Park Sunrise Service
Organized by Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 933. Park fees have been waived and refreshments will be served. Lakewood Picnic Shelter, 7775 N. Friant Road, Fresno, 559-974-2503. 5:45 a.m.