AUGUSTA: A grave flag program will be held at the Maine Veterans Memorial Cemetery at 9 a.m., at Civic Center Drive and Mount Vernon Road, with an opening by Maine Public Safety Pipes and Drums.

BRISTOL: The Friends of Colonial Pemaquid are hosting a performance by the Maine St. Andrew’s Pipe and Drum Corps at 2 p.m. at the Colonial Pemaquid State Historic Site. The Corps is a kilted band that performs traditional tunes of the British Isles. There will also be a commemorative commentary and a salute to all those who have served our nation.

PORTLAND: Peaks Island will host a parade sponsored by American Legion Post 142 starting at the Lions’ Club at 10:45 a.m., with ceremonies at the cemetery off Central Avenue. A barbecue lunch will follow the parade.


ARUNDEL: The Arundel Historical Society holds a service at 11 a.m. Sunday at the Veterans Memorial at the fire station on Limerick Road.



BIDDEFORD-SACO: A ceremony and parade begins with an opening ceremony at 10 a.m. at Veterans Memorial Park on the corner of Alfred and Pool Street in Biddeford, with guest speaker U.S. Sen. Angus King. The parade proceeds to Main Street, then Saco’s Main Street. Master of ceremonies is Marshall Archer of AmVets Post 1, and grand marshal is Joseph Armstrong, president of Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 1044 in Biddeford.

BRUNSWICK-TOPSHAM: A parade and ceremony begins at 8:30 a.m. with an observance on the plaza, with a parade immediately following and proceeding down Main Street in Topsham, across the Frank J. Woods Bridge, where there will be a wreath laying. The parade ends at the gazebo on the Brunswick mall. The grand marshal is Alice Johnson, a World War II Navy veteran, and speaker is Tim Martel, who served in the Navy from 1963-1988 as a naval flight officer.

CAPE ELIZABETH: A parade will start at 9 a.m. at the intersection of Fowler and Ocean House roads, continues north on Ocean House Road, turns left onto Scott Dyer Road and ends at the War Veterans Memorial, where there will be a ceremony and wreath laying. Parade grand marshals will be Frances Jordan Banks, an Army nurse during World War II, and Ernest Brien, an infantryman who saw combat in World War II and Korea. An open house will follow the ceremony at the town center fire station. The event will be canceled in case of rain.

CUMBERLAND: Parade along Main Street starts at 10 a.m. at Tuttle Road and ends with a ceremony at the Veterans Monument. The guest speaker will be Brig. Gen. Gerald Bolduc. The event will be held in the Greely High School gym in case of rain. In addition, there will be a fun run at 8 a.m. and a 5K road race at 8:30.

DURHAM: Parade begins at 10 a.m. at Davis Road and runs south on Royalsborough Road (Route 136) to the back entrance of the Durham Community School. Stops will be made at the Gazebo and at Sawyer Cemetery.


FALMOUTH: Parade and ceremony start at 10 a.m. from American Legion Post, 65 Depot Road, and proceeds to Foreside Road. The ceremony will be held at Pine Grove Park.

FREEPORT:  The parade will leave Holbrook Street at 9:30 a.m., with the ceremony at the town park on Bow Street at 10 a.m.

GORHAM: Parade begins at 11 a.m. at the Village School and ends at Eastern Cemetery on Johnson Road.

KENNEBUNK: A band concert will be held on the steps of Town Hall at 1:30 p.m. The parade down Main Street will begin at 2 p.m. from the Fire Station at Town Hall and proceed across the Mousam River Bridge up High Street.

KENNEBUNKPORT: Parade in Dock Square will start at 9:30 a.m. on Temple Street and wind along Spring Street and down Western Avenue to Cooper’s Corner in Kennebunk and back. A 21-gun salute will be held at the Mathew Lanigan Bridge. About 11 a.m., a smaller version of the parade will regroup for a second parade in the Cape Porpoise section of town.

OLD ORCHARD BEACH: Parade begins at 1 p.m. by the Police Station on E. Emerson Cummings Blvd, goes down Saco Avenue, turns right on Old Orchard Street and right onto First Street and ends at 2 p.m. with a ceremony in Veterans Memorial Park.


PORTLAND: Parade begins at 10:30 a.m. at Longfellow Square, with the route going down Congress Street and ending at Monument Square about 11 a.m. with a wreath laying ceremony and speeches. The event is sponsored by the city and the Harold T. Andrews Post 17, American Legion. Formation for marchers begins at 9:30 a.m.

• Friends of Evergreen’s fourth annual commemoration begins with a 2 p.m. parade along Stevens Avenue starting at Longfellow School and proceeding to Evergreen Cemetery gate near the chapel. The program will be held in the cemetery, followed by a talk by local historian Herb Adams on Maine involvement in World War I, at Wilde Memorial Chapel. Refreshments will be served.

SANFORD: Parade begins with the annual water ceremony at 9:30 a.m. at Number One Pond, then travels up Gowen Park Drive, onto Main Street to Central Park, where a commemoration ceremony will be held.

SCARBOROUGH: Parade begins at 10 a.m. starting at Scarborough High School and ending with a service at the Maine Veterans Home at 11 a.m., sponsored by American Legion Post 76. Parade participants should form behind Scarborough High at 9:30 a.m. The parade route will be on Route 1 to the Veterans Home. The American Legion will also hold services at local cemeteries starting at 8 a.m. at Black Point, Dunstan and Blue Point. The bus leaves the Veterans Home at 42 Manson Libby Road at 7:45 a.m.

SOUTH PORTLAND: The parade begins at 10:30 a.m. near the Southern Maine Community College campus and continues down Broadway to the Veterans Memorial Monument at Mill Creek Park and will be followed by a short ceremony. At noon there will be a wreath-laying ceremony at the public boat landing adjacent to Bug Light Park.

WESTBROOK: Events begin at 8 a.m. with a remembrance ceremony at Veterans Circle and the Stephen W. Manchester Gravesite at Woodlawn Cemetery on Stroudwater Street. The parade begins at 10 a.m. and travels along Main Street from Longfellow Street to Riverbank Park, where ceremonies are scheduled for 10:30 a.m.

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