Halloween is the night when the veil between the world of the living and the world of the dead thins and magicla things happen! Join Christian Day, Brian Cain, Sandra Mariah Wright, and Leanne Marrama with drumming by the Dragon Ritual Drummers as Witches from around the globe gather for the sacred and magical ritual of Halloween! This event is free and open to all who wish to attend with an open heart and a love for their dead. There is also no limit on the number of participants.
Wenham Massachusetts Memorial Day Services commence with and a Decoration of the Cheeseman Memorial in Pingree Park. The Wenham Memorial Day Parade kicks off at the American Legion building.The parade forms at American Legion building (Wenham COA and Buker School) starting at 12:30 p.m. Parade starts at 1 p.m. with stops at the Veterans Memorial Monument, the Civil War Memorial, and the Wenham Town Cemetery on Main Street. The Council on Aging van will be avaiulable to provide transportation between locations for anyone requiring assistance.
Peabody Celebrates Memorial Day by remembering fallen veterans with services, a parade and a ceremony at the Peabody City Hall. A service will be held at 9:30am the Cedar Grove Cemetary followed by a parade at 11am. Parade begins on Washington Street at the corner of Allen's Lane and ends at City Hall, where there will be a wreath-laying ceremony in front of the World War I, World War II, Korean and Vietnam war monuments, and Medal of Liberty awards starting at 12:30pm.
Hamilton’s American Legion A.P. Gardner Post 194 host the annual parade. Marchers will assemble and step off the parade from Town Hall to the Soldiers Monument, then to Hamilton Cemetery for a short ceremony. The parade continues to Town Hall, the Community House, Patton Park, and ends at the Legion Post with a reading of deceased members/veterans.
Memorial Day ceremonies in Beverly Farms are hosted by the Michael J. Cadigan American Legion Post. Veterans march a 1-mile route from Private Anthony Rezza Road to West Beach, with stops at several locations to lay wreaths at memorials honoring veterans, where ancestors of veterans are active participants. The parade leaves Rezza Road at 9:30 a.m. and ends at West Beach with a tossing of wreaths into the water to honor those who died at sea. Upon completion, there will a Howitzer Salute at West Beach
The Memorial Day Parade will begin at The American Legion Spear Post on Judson Street. The Parade will cover two miles throughout downtown Beverly's Cabot and Rantoul Streets and feature military vehicles, including a halftrack and a tank. The parade will also include the Beverly High School Band, Classic Cars and motorcycles, Junior ROTC group and many other local groups and bands. All military vehicles will be on display at the American Legion Spear Post after the parade.
Memorial Day in Wenham, Massachusetts is as foillows:
- 11:45am: Decoration Ceremony at the Alan B. Cheeseman Memorial hosted by the American Legion.
- 1:00pm: There will be a 'Salute to Colors' ceremony at the American Legion Headquarters followed by a parade downtown. The parade begins on School Street and follows to Perkins, Bruce, Arbor and Main streets. The parade will stop at the Civil War Monument, then proceed to the cemetery for another ceremony and dedication. Light refreshments will follow.
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