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UPDATED: Memorial Day weekend events planned to remember New Bedford veterans

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Several events, including in-person and virtual events, are planned in New Bedford throughout the upcoming Memorial Day weekend to honor the courageous men and women who lost their lives serving the United States.

Social distancing and mask-wearing is advised at in-person events to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

CANCELED: Saturday, May 29, 2021
9:00 a.m. at Rural Cemetery

The Greater New Bedford Civil War Round Table will conduct a memorial exercise at the Union Soldier’s Burial Site at Rural Cemetery, 149 Dartmouth Street. These services typically include historical reenactment, music, and a gun salute.

Monday, May 31, 2021
10:00 a.m. (Virtual) at Seamen’s Bethel

The New Bedford Port Society’s Annual Memorial Day Fishermen’s Service, Pier 3, New Bedford Waterfront.

12 Noon (Virtual) Broadcast Live on Facebook from Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Monument
City Memorial Service and Wreath Laying Ceremony at Soldiers and Sailors Monument, Clasky Common Park.

About Michael Silvia

Served 20 years in the United States Air Force. Owner of New Bedford Guide.

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