Following are the Memorial Day parades and events in Huntington to commemorate those who have died in military service of the United States.
The holiday is different from Veterans Day, which honors both the living and the dead who have served in the military.
Sunday, May 26, 2019
TIME: 9:00 a.m.
PLACE: Huntington Veterans Plaza, 100 Main Street, Huntington
(front lawn of Town Hall facing 25A)
The public is invited to honor our veterans at Huntington Town Hall, Sunday, May 26, 2019, at 9:00 AM on Huntington Veterans Plaza, 100 Main Street, Huntington, in commemoration of Memorial Day. Wreaths will be placed at the World War I, World War II, Korean War, Vietnam, and Women’s Veteran Monument and to honor our troops in the Middle East; Iraq and Afghanistan conflicts. The Church of Saint Patrick’s Adult Chorale & Children’s Choir will perform patriotic songs. Refreshments to follow ceremony, for additional information contact Carol Rocco, Coordinator of Veterans Affairs (631) 351-3012.
MEMORIAL DAY PARADES & EVENTS
MONDAY, MAY 27, 2019
There will be parades and a memorial service held on Memorial Day, Monday, May 27, 2019, at locations throughout the Town of Huntington as follows:
Hosted by: Nathan Hale VFW Post #1469 & American Legion Post #360
Route: West Neck Rd. & Gerard St. to Main St., east on Main St. to Stewart Ave.
Hosted by: Centerport Fire Department
Route: Centershore Rd., to Harrison Dr., Mill Dam Rd., Prospect Rd., Little Neck Rd.
Hosted by: Elwood-Commack VFW Post #9263
Route: Larkfield Rd. & Jericho Tpke. east on Jericho Tpke. to junction at Veterans Hwy.
Hosted by: Knights of Columbus
Route: Clay Pitts Rd. & Larkfield Rd., north to Pulaski Rd. to John Walsh Memorial Park adjacent to East Northport Library.
Hosted by: Greenlawn Fire Department
Route: East Maple Rd., south on Broadway to Memorial Park, Pulaski Rd. & Broadway
Hosted by: Melville Fire Department
Memorial Service honoring fallen firefighters, servicemen and women.
Melville Fire Department, 531 Sweet Hollow Rd., Melville
Hosted by: Northport American Legion Post #694
Route: North end of Laurel Ave. down Main St. to Northport Harbor, Village Park.
HUNTINGTON SENIOR CENTER
MEMORIAL DAY COMMEMORATION
FRIDAY, MAY 24, 2019
Ceremony: 11:00 AM – Noon
Lunch: Noon – 1:20 PM
DJ Bob: Noon – 3:00 PM
423 Park Avenue, Huntington
On May 24th, the Town of Huntington Senior Center will commemorate Memorial Day with a Color Guard, St. Anthony’s Celtic Friars Pipe Band, cake, DJ Bob and many of senior veterans will wear their military hats or uniform shirts. , Retired Marine Lance Cpl. Ken Lavoie will be guest speaker.