Veterans Day events
November 8 at 11 a.m. Bend Senior High School Ceremony. Event will honor veterans in attendance and rededicate the school’s World War II plaque. Veteran guest speakers. The school’s band and choir will present patriotic music.
Saturday November 10 at 9 am. – Marine Corps Birthday 5K Run/1 Mile Walk in Bend. Honor the Marine Corps birthday and sign up for the 5K/1 Mile Walk downtown Bend. Arrive 30 minutes before start time to register. Pick up Registration forms at The Footzone or COCC. Fee is $21 with shirt, or $14 without shirt. http://www.vetsdayrun.homestead.com
November 10 at 5 p.m. to Midnight - Marine Corps Ball at the Elks Lodge, 63120 Boyd Acres Rd., Reservations required. Dress is not ‘black tie.” Contact: Susie, 541.388-2604
Veterans Day November 11:
13th Annual Veterans Day Parade of Bend 11am. F-15 fighter jet will flyby at 11 a.m. to kick off the parade. Civil Air Patrol will flyby during parade. Parade begins on NW Newport Avenue and will march over Veterans Memorial Bridge, south on NW Wall, NW Franklin, around Drake Park on NW Riverside, concluding on NW Galveston & Harmon.
Parade of Flags - flags will be installed by American Legion Post 4 and Bend Band of Brothers at Bend Heroes Memorial, on Veterans Memorial Bridge and Wall Street. Flags have names of veterans, some of whom died during wars and other patriots
Noon - 6 p.m. -Open House at the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1643 at 1503 NE 4th Street, Bend. The public is encouraged to come out and meet military service members and veterans. Refreshments will be served.
Schlotzsky’s/Cinnabon, 62080 NE 27th Street, Bend is offering a free small original combo meal to veterans after the Veterans Day Parade. Show the cashier your military ID or give your name, rank and serial number.
November 11 at 11 am. - Veterans Day Parade in Prineville, beginning on Elm Street and 4th. Contact John Ferguson, 541. 447-2329.
November 11 at 11 a.m. – Veterans Day Parade downtown Redmond. After parade a free Chili Feed is offered to Veterans and families at the Redmond Veterans of Foreign Wars – Deschutes Post #4108 at 1836 S.W. Veterans Way from 12 noon – 2 p.m.
November 8 at 10:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sisters High School Ceremony. Veterans and families are invited to participate in Veterans Assembly honoring all those who have served their country. Contact Michele Hammer, 541.549-4045 ext 1024
The City of Madras is planning their 1st annual Veterans Day Parade November 11 at 2 p.m.. A Civil Air Patrol (CAP) Cessna 182 fly over is planned. Contact David Fairclo 541.382-8281.