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Memorial Day parades and festivities in Eastern Iowa



Cedar Rapids, Iowa – Memorial Day is observed on Monday in remembrance of those who died while serving in the armed forces.

Veterans’ Day events are being conducted throughout Eastern Iowa.

At ten in the morning, the Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Cedar Rapids will host a memorial service for veterans.

Memorial ceremonies at the Oakland Cemetery in Iowa City will take place from 9:30 to 11 a.m.

In memory of those who lost their lives while serving their nation, Boy Scout Troop 40 of Mount Vernon will hold a pancake breakfast at the United Methodist Church from 7:30 to 11 a.m.

A second cemetery service will take place at Ridgewood Cemetery in North Liberty at 10 a.m.

Club 76 At the American Legion Post 1976, the Lodge will hold a rededication of the Veterans Memorial in honor of an Eagle Scout effort that contributed to the Veterans Memorial.

It is scheduled for 10:45 a.m., and will be followed by a luncheon to carry on the dignified remembering of military personnel.

In Eastern Iowa, there are numerous Memorial Day parades as well.

A procession in McGregor is scheduled to begin at Triangle Park at 10 a.m.

A procession on West Sixth Street in Waterloo is scheduled to begin at 10 a.m., and the event will culminate in the customary Memorial Day celebration.

The yearly parade in Cedar Valley’s Downtown Waterloo is scheduled to begin at 10 a.m.

Additionally, a procession on Schmitt Island in Dubuque will begin at noon and conclude with a ceremony at the Veterans Memorial Plaza.