Services planned for Memorial Day around Fairbanks

Published: May. 29, 2021 at 5:41 PM AKDT|Updated: May. 29, 2021 at 5:42 PM AKDT
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FAIRBANKS, Alaska (KTVF) - Memorial Day is this Monday - and after COVID limited many events last year, the celebration of those that gave it all is back.

The American Legion and Veterans of Foreign Wars are holding events around Fairbanks including services at Veteran’s Memorial Park at 10 in the morning, Clay Street Cemetery at 10:45, and Birch Hill Cemetery at noon, among other services.

They will also have an open house at post 11 starting at 3 in the afternoon.

The full list of events is below.

Continental Breakfast 09:00 a.m.

Leave Post Home 09:30 a.m.

Arrive at Veteran’s Memorial Park 09:45 a.m.

Veteran’s Memorial Park Services 10:00 a.m.

Adjourn to Clay Street Cemetery 10:45 a.m.

Clay Street Cemetery Services 11:00 a.m.

Adjourn to Birch Hill Cemetery 11:30 p.m.

Birch Hill Cemetery Services 12:00 p.m.

Adjourn to Northern Lights Cemetery 12:45 p.m.

Northern Lights Cemetery Services 1:30 p.m.

Adjourn to Golden Heart Park 2:00 p.m.

Golden Heart Park Services 2:30 p.m.

Adjourn to Post 11 for Open House 3:00 p.m.

Michelle Blackmore

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