Memorial Day Highlights

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Ceremony Pays Respect to Those in Uniform

Post Commander Richard Moore, left, and Chaplain Norm Abbod,during an earlier ceremony at Heisler Park’s Monument Point. Photo by Jim Selkin.
Post Commander Richard Moore, left, and Chaplain Norm Abbod,during an earlier ceremony at Heisler Park’s Monument Point. Photo by Jim Selkin.

Laguna Beach American Legion and Veterans of Foreign Wars will conduct their 89th Memorial Day ceremony in remembrance of military service personnel Monday, May 30.

Constitutional historian and Post 222 member Howard Hills is the keynote speaker at the service, which begins at 11 a.m. The public is invited to come early as seating is limited.

Floral arrangements should be dropped by 10:30 a.m.

For more infor: contact Richard Moore at 949 376-6340 or Dave Connell at 949 494-2065.

Veterans Treated to Free Breakfast

Enjoy an ocean view and entertainment at the annual Memorial Day pancake breakfast from 7 to 10:30 a.m. Monday, May 30, in Heisler Park.

Police and firefighters prepare the $5 breakfast at the corner of Myrtle and Cliff Drives. The fundraising endeavor by the Exchange Club supports child abuse prevention and youth projects.

Entertainment includes violinist Doug Miller, No Square Theater’s Laguna TOTS, watermelon fairy Jessica DeStefano and local hero Skipper Carillo. Sponsors including Las Brisas and White House restaurants and Whole Foods.

Band Fires Up Patriotic Fervor

The 50-member Laguna Concert Band performs patriotic tunes and more in 12:30

Expect a crowd on Main Beach with their back to the water at midday on Memorial Day, listening to the 60-strong Laguna Concert Band performance..
Expect a crowd on Main Beach ignoring the ocean, at least at midday on Memorial Day, listening to the 60-strong Laguna Concert Band performance..

p.m. concert on the Main Beach cobblestones Monday, May 30.

 

 

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