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City of Aurora Colorado - Annual “Colorado Remembers” Memorial Day Weekend Event 20 May 2022 ( news )
City of Aurora , state Colorado ( By Press Release office)
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The city of Aurora and the
Colorado Freedom Memorial Foundation
invite you to the annual
event Saturday , May 28 , for a ceremony commemorating those who have served in the military and their families . This Memorial Day weekend , the Colorado Freedom Memorial marks its 9th anniversary with what has become an integral community commemoration ceremony at the annual Colorado Remembers event . This year’s event is themed “To Honor , Educate and Remember . ”
Starting at 8 a . m . with a pancake breakfast , there will be a full day of activities , ceremonies , static military displays and concerts , all honoring generations of Colorado’s fallen veterans .
8 - 10 a . m . : Pancake Breakfast
The free - will donation pancake breakfast will be accompanied by a performance by Beverly Belles , who will share a wonderful set of music from the Korean and Vietnam wars era . A pair of WWII Jeeps will be parked as well , and Hawk Quest will have birds of prey – all perfect for photos . A collection of artifacts from WWII will also be displayed , and new CFM merchandise will be available for purchase .
10 - 11 a . m . : Colorado Freedom Memorial Ceremony
Highlights of this year’s remembrance ceremony will include a keynote address by Lt Gen Richard Clark , Superintendent of the U . S . Air Force Academy , a ceremonial laying of wreaths , presentation of steel from the World Trade Center Towers , firing of a Howitzer by the Colorado Army National Guard , tolling of the Honor Bell and more .
11 a . m . - 1 p . m . : Static Military Displays & Tours of the Memorial
Following the official ceremony , attendees are invited to tour the memorial as well as visit the vehicles on display by the Military Vehicle Collectors Club of Colorado . The 9 - 11 steel will also be on display .
While donations will be gratefully accepted , the entire day’s events are free and open to the public .
The Colorado Freedom Memorial is located at Aurora’s Springhill Park at 756 Telluride St .
For more information on the Colorado Freedom Memorial , visit
ColoradoFreedomMemorial . com
, or find the Colorado Freedom Memorial on Facebook at
Facebook . com/ColoradoFreedomMemorial
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