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Veterans Day: Local events schedule

Tuesday

Carmichael

10 a.m.-2 p.m. – An observance with presentation of colors is planned at 11 a.m. at La Sierra High School’s Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Earl J. Koobs Nature Area, 5321 Engle Road.

Citrus Heights

10:30 a.m. – American Legion Citrus Heights Post 637 presents a ceremony beginning with the Avenue of the Flags, and includes speakers and music at Sylvan Cemetery, 7410 Auburn Blvd.

Davis

11 a.m.-noon – The city holds a ceremony with presentation of colors by Boy Scout Troop 466, speakers and music by Davis High School Madrigal at Davis Cemetery and Arboretum, 820 Pole Line Road.

Rancho Cordova

10 a.m. – The ninth annual Veterans Day celebration, “Appreciating the USO for Lifting Spirits of Our Military Forces Past and Present,” with music and speakers is at Veterans Memorial Plaza, Sacramento VA Medical Center, 10535 Hospital Way, Mather. Entertainment begins at 9:30 a.m. Cordova High School United States Air Force ROTC Jr. presents colors. The Vultures Row Formation Team will provide a flyover at the end of the ceremony. The event is sponsored by the city, the Department of Veterans Affairs Northern California Health Care System and Alphagraphics Rancho Cordova.

Rocklin

7:45 a.m. – William Jessup University Public Policy and Business departments host the sixth annual ceremony with the California State University, Sacramento, Air Force ROTC and the university’s Veterans Club, speaker and a flag ceremony at 333 Sunset Blvd.

11 a.m. – The American Legion Post 620 and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 904 present a ceremony with speakers, Whitney High School Junior ROTC Gold Guard presenting colors, music with Parker Whitney Elementary School and Boy Scout Troop No. 29 placing the flags and crosses at Rocklin Cemetery, 4090 Kannasto St.

Roseville

9 a.m.-4 p.m. – Veterans receive a free admission to Maidu Museum and Historic Site through Saturday at 1970 Johnson Ranch Drive. A special one-hour documentary, “Original Patriots: Northern California Indian Veterans of World War II,” will be shown at 2 p.m. daily. Author and filmmaker Chag Lowry will show his film at 7 p.m. Saturday.

Sacramento

The Global War on Terror Wall of Remembrance is open for display through Tuesday at State Capitol Park, between L Street and Capitol Avenue and 13th and 14th streets. The wall honors fallen service members from the Marine barracks bombing in Beirut, Lebanon, in 1983, the 1991 Gulf War and current conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan. It also honors civilians and first responders who died during the terror attacks of 9/11.

9 a.m.-4 p.m. – UC Davis student-run Willow Clinic offers the fifth annual Veterans Day Health Fair with free exams, free “quit smoking” kits at Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 67, 2784 Stockton Blvd. For an appointment, call (916) 572-4502.

11 a.m. – The city of Sacramento honors military personnel and veterans at the fourth annual Veterans Day Parade on Capitol Mall between Third and Ninth streets.

11 a.m. – A wreath-laying ceremony presented by the McClellan Chiefs Group at 3200 Freedom Park Drive, McClellan. The museum offers free admission to all guests. Visitors can meet with local chapter members of Tuskegee Airmen.

1-3 p.m. – California State Railroad Museum offers veterans and active military members free admission to the museum and a free excursion ride on the Sacramento Southern Railroad at 1, 2 and 3 p.m. at 125 I St.

6-7:30 p.m. – SAGE Anxiety Treatment Center offers free tinnitus therapy treatment for veterans with a meeting at 601 University Ave.

West Sacramento

▪ The Sacramento River Cats offer a special Veterans Day ticket package on today and Tuesday at Raley Field, 400 Ballpark Drive.

Woodland

10 a.m.-5 p.m. – Heidrick Ag History Center offers free admission to veterans and active military personnel who provide a valid ID at 1962 Hays Lane.

Tuesday

Carmichael

10 a.m.-2 p.m. – An observance with presentation of colors is planned at 11 a.m. at La Sierra High School’s Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Earl J. Koobs Nature Area, 5321 Engle Road.

Citrus Heights

10:30 a.m. – American Legion Citrus Heights Post 637 presents a ceremony beginning with the Avenue of the Flags, and includes speakers and music at Sylvan Cemetery, 7410 Auburn Blvd.

Davis

11 a.m.-noon – The city holds a ceremony with presentation of colors by Boy Scout Troop 466, speakers and music by Davis High School Madrigal at Davis Cemetery and Arboretum, 820 Pole Line Road.

Rancho Cordova

10 a.m. – The ninth annual Veterans Day celebration, “Appreciating the USO for Lifting Spirits of Our Military Forces Past and Present,” with music and speakers is at Veterans Memorial Plaza, Sacramento VA Medical Center, 10535 Hospital Way, Mather. Entertainment begins at 9:30 a.m. Cordova High School United States Air Force ROTC Jr. presents colors. The Vultures Row Formation Team will provide a flyover at the end of the ceremony. The event is sponsored by the city, the Department of Veterans Affairs Northern California Health Care System and Alphagraphics Rancho Cordova.

Rocklin

7:45 a.m. – William Jessup University Public Policy and Business departments host the sixth annual ceremony with Sacramento State University’s Air Force ROTC and the university’s Veterans Club, speaker and a flag ceremony at 333 Sunset Blvd.

11 a.m. – The American Legion Post 620 and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 904 present a ceremony with speakers, Whitney High School Junior ROTC Gold Guard presenting colors, music with Parker Whitney Elementary School and Boy Scout Troop No. 29 placing the flags and crosses at Rocklin Cemetery, 4090 Kannasto St.

Roseville

9 a.m.-4 p.m. – Veterans receive a free admission to Maidu Museum and Historic Site through Saturday at 1970 Johnson Ranch Drive. A special one-hour documentary, “Original Patriots: Northern California Indian Veterans of World War II,” will be shown at 2 p.m. daily. Author and filmmaker Chag Lowry will show his film at 7 p.m. Saturday.

Sacramento

The Global War on Terror Wall of Remembrance is open for display through Tuesday at State Capitol Park, between L Street and Capitol Avenue and 13th and 14th streets. The wall honors fallen service members from the Marine barracks bombing in Beirut, Lebanon, in 1983, the 1991 Gulf War and current conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan. It also honors civilians and first responders who died during the terror attacks of 9/11.

9 a.m.-4 p.m. – UC Davis student-run Willow Clinic offers the fifth annual Veterans Day Health Fair with free exams, free “quit smoking” kits at Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 67, 2784 Stockton Blvd. For an appointment, call (916) 572-4502.

11 a.m. – The city of Sacramento honors military personnel and veterans at the fourth annual Veterans Day Parade on Capitol Mall between Third and Ninth streets.

11 a.m. – A wreath-laying ceremony presented by the McClellan Chiefs Group at 3200 Freedom Park Drive, McClellan. The museum offers free admission to all guests. Visitors can meet with local chapter members of Tuskegee Airmen.

1-3 p.m. – California State Railroad Museum offers veterans and active military members free admission to the museum and a free excursion ride on the Sacramento Southern Railroad at 1, 2 and 3 p.m. at 125 I St.

6-7:30 p.m. – SAGE Anxiety Treatment Center offers free tinnitus therapy treatment for veterans with a meeting at 601 University Ave.

West Sacramento

▪ The Sacramento River Cats offer a special Veterans Day ticket package on today and Tuesday at Raley Field, 400 Ballpark Drive.

Woodland

10 a.m.-5 p.m. – Heidrick Ag History Center offers free admission to veterans and active military personnel who provide a valid ID at 1962 Hays Lane.

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