Sunday, May 27, 2012

PAST: MEMORIAL DAY: "Home for the Holidays" at Rockville Town Square in MD commemorates Memorial Day with Parade and Activities MON, May 27th, 9:00am - 12:00pm or so, Free

Family Friendly Celebration this Weekend 
Over 30 bands perform + Memorial Day Events Saturday, May 25th - Monday, May 27th

Memorial Day schedule below:

Monday, May 27th - Memorial Day

69th Annual Memorial Day Ceremony and Parade
Rockville Concert Band and Chorus
The City of Rockville supported all-volunteer band, directed by John Saint Amour, and the Rockville Community Chorus will perform a musical tribute to America before and during the Memorial Day Ceremony.

Memorial Day Ceremony
The ceremony in the plaza at Rockville Town Square includes music by the Rockville Concert Band and the Rockville Chorus, the traditional wreath laying led by American Legion Post 86, and a 21-gun salute and presentation of colors by American Legion Post 86 Color Guard and Rockville City Police Department Honor Guard.

69th Memorial Day Parade
View parade map.
Following the ceremony, the 69th Memorial Day parade kicks off from Martins Lane and North Washington Street, turning left onto Beall Avenue, turning right onto Maryland Avenue through Rockville Town Center and then making a left on East Montgomery Avenue. The parade has something for everyone with drill teams, marching bands, community groups, military units,
multi-cultural groups and more!

Rockville Town Center
a short walk from the metro, see directions here
Metro: Please Note: The Rockville Metro station will be closed. "Free shuttle buses will replace Red Line trains between Shady Grove and Twinbrook. Shady Grove and Rockville stations will be closed. Riders using shuttle bus service from Shady Grove should allow about 20 minutes of additional travel time. Those boarding at Rockville should allow about 10 minutes of additional travel time."

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