Area Veteran's Day Activities
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Groton’s Annual Veteran’s Day Ceremony
Will be held on Monday, Nov 11, 2019 at 11 a.m. The 11th Hour, on the 11th day of the 11th Month at THE GROTON FIRE STATION 45 Farmers Row
Please plan to attend by bringing a Friend and a Veteran.
Honor Veterans at Fort Devens Museum, November 9
On Saturday November 9, the Fort Devens Museum will hold its annual Open House cel- ebrating Veterans of the United States Armed Forces. The museum will be open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Exhibits are on view that chronicle the history of Camp and Fort Devens and the roles its men and women played overseas and on the home front. Additionally, there will be two special programs during the day.
Pages for Peace Veterans Day Event
Veterans Reception at the Big Book: Pages for Peace Exhibit
Monday, November 11, 2019 6:00 PM -7:30 PM
Prescott School Community Center, Groton, MA
Area veterans, family members and friends are invited to attend a special evening reception honoring veterans and their contributions towards peace in our world. The evening will feature guest speakers and will highlight the letters and artwork in the Veterans chapter of Big Book: Pages for Peace. Light refreshments will be served. Admission is free and all are welcome. The event is being sponsored by the Pages for Peace Foundation and the Town of Groton Lecture Fund.
Mass Audubon Wildlife Sanctuaries Free for Veterans and Families on Veterans Day
Mass Audubon is offering military veterans and their families free admission to its 60 wildlife sanctuaries across the Commonwealth on Veterans Day, Monday, November 11. Welcoming vets and their families to wildlife sanctuaries at no cost on November 11 has become a tradition on the holiday, and is a modest way for the state’s largest nature conservation nonprofit to thank the men and women who have served their country in the military.
Mass Audubon operates a network of wildlife sanctuaries extending from the Cape and Islands to the Berkshires, and attracting more than a half million visitors annually. To learn more and to confirm that a specific wildlife sanctuary will be open, visit www.massaudubon.org
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