Greendale — Veterans Day celebrations will span more than one day, Nov. 11 and 12, in Greendale.
The Greendale Library, 5647 Broad St., will be host to Veterans Day festivities from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.
At the library, a Quilt of Honor presentation will be conducted, war memorabilia will be on display, patriotic songs will be sung by Lumen Christi Ministry singers and soloist Joy Bach, and Chief Petty Officer Mark Stevens will speak. Light refreshments will be served.
On Nov. 12, beginning at 9 a.m., a parade will take place down Broad Street starting at the Hose Tower on Parking Street to the memorial site at Broad Street and Southway. The Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) and American Legion Color Guard will participate in the parade along with residents.
A flag ceremony with opening prayer will also be held. Village President and veteran Jim Birmingham will speak and individual veterans will be recognized. A closing prayer will be held as well in memory of veteran service, said Bill Kewan, member of the Greendale veterans memorial committee.
Additional parking for the event will be offered across from the memorial site at the baseball field.