Memorial Day is a wonderful opportunity to remember those who have sacrificed their lives for us to enjoy the many freedoms we have in the United States. If you’re looking for some family-friendly Memorial Day activities to enjoy this year near Westminster, check these out:
Memorial Day Program
Boeing C – 17 Globemaster III Flyover, March Air Reserve Base 729th Airlift Squadron, VFW Honor Guard Firing Salute, Combined Color Guard, Buddy Poppy Display, Wreath Laying Ceremony.
Keynote Speaker: Samantha Sanchez, U.S. Army Staff Sergeant & Combat Field Medic deployed in Iraq. Guest Speaker: Darrell Rivers, Huntington Beach Historical Society. Services will be held rain or shine. Seating may be limited, however, you are able to bring a blanket or chair too.
The Orange County Cemetery District hosts Memorial Day Services honoring veterans at all three of the District’s cemeteries; Anaheim Cemetery, El Toro Memorial Park, and Santa Ana Cemetery.
El Toro Memorial Park
25751 Trabuco Rd
Lake Forest, CA
If you want further information about the services, please call the District office at (949) 951-9102, extension 10.
Memorial Day Half Marathon
May 29, 2017
This favorite Memorial Day running event takes place in the beautiful Orange County cities of Laguna Hills, Aliso Viejo, Laguna Woods, and Laguna Niguel. Runners and walkers of all experience levels are invited to come out and enjoy the Memorial Day festivities!
With a half marathon (13.1 miles), 5K Run/Walk (3.1 miles), 10K Run/Walk (6.2 miles) and a Kid’s Run (1/2 Mile), there is something for everyone!
Starts in front of the Saddleback Memorial Medical Center and finishes at the Laguna Hills Community Center.