Memorial Day celebrations
Here are just a few of the many Memorial Day parades and ceremonies scheduled for Monday. Find a complete list at www.ohio.com.
Akron — 11 a.m. service at Greenlawn Cemetery, 2580 Romig Road, at the Veterans Monument between the two mausoleums. Rifle salute, taps, laying of wreaths at base of flag by Kenmore American Legion Post.
Canton — 10 a.m. parade starts at Timken High School on Tuscarawas Street West, ending at Monument Park for a ceremony at the McKinley National Memorial.
Copley Township — 10 a.m. parade from Copley-Fairlawn Middle School, 1531 S. Cleveland-Massillon Road, to Copley Veterans Cemetery, 3788 Copley Road, followed by a service.
Cuyahoga Falls — 9 a.m. parade from Lillis Drive and Portage Trail, marching east on Portage Trail and north on Fourth Street to Oakwood Drive for an 11 a.m. ceremony at Oakwood Cemetery.
Fairlawn — 9 a.m. tribute at Memorial Monument in Bicentennial Park across from City Hall, 3482 S. Smith Road.
Green — 7-9 a.m. pancake breakfast at Fire Station No. 1, 4200 Massillon Road. 10 a.m. parade begins and ends Green High School, 1474 Boettler Road, followed by a noon ceremony at Veterans Memorial Park, 1900 Steese Road. Community picnic and car show at 12:30 at John Torok Community Center, adjacent to Veterans Memorial Park.
Hudson — 10 a.m. parade starts at Milford Road and state Route 303, to Markillie Cemetery at 410 N. Main St., followed by a service. A festival will be from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Holy Trinity Anglican Church, 55 Atterbury Blvd. Food, pony rides and games.
Kent — 10 a.m. parade, starting at DePeyster and East Main streets downtown and ending at Standing Rock Cemetery for an 11 a.m. ceremony.
Lake Township — 1:30 p.m., at the All Veterans Memorial in Uniontown Community Park, 3696 Apollo St. NW. A ceremony will recognize the service of local veterans Gerald Tawney, Dr. Robert Naugle, Adam Doane and William Overlow. Refreshments afterward in the community center. In case of rain, the ceremony will be held in the community center.
Massillon — Parade at 9:30 a.m. starts at the corner of Eighth Street NE and Lincoln Way East, ending at Veterans Memorial Park on First Street SE. Ceremony in Duncan Plaza. The Massillon Tiger Swing Band will perform. Placing of the wreaths near the Civil War monument in Massillon Cemetery following the service.
Medina — 10:15 a.m. parade from Medina County Courthouse on Public Square to Spring Grove Cemetery, followed by a ceremony. Pancake breakfast 7:30-10 a.m. at United Church of Christ, 217 E. Liberty St. Candlelight vigil at 7:30 p.m. at the square.
New Franklin — 10 a.m. parade from Grace Bible Church, 5781 Manchester Road, to Manchester Cemetery, 1030 W. Nimisila Road, followed by a service.
North Canton — 9 a.m. parade from near Dogwood Park on Seventh Street, to Bitzer Park, followed by a ceremony.
Stow — 10:15 a.m. program at Stow Cemetery, 3162 Kent Road, with presentation of the Poppy Princess and Prince. Wreath dedication at the Doughboy in front of City Hall. A reception will be at Acker-Moore Memorial Post, 3733 Fishcreek Road.
Tallmadge — Pancake breakfast, 8 a.m. to noon, at the Community Center, 80 Community Road. The annual Tallmadge Memorial 5K will be held near the circle. 10 a.m. parade from Our Lady of Victory Church on North Avenue, to Tallmadge Circle to Tallmadge Cemetery, followed by a ceremony.
Wadsworth — 10 a.m. parade from the American Legion and VFW Hall on Main Street, to Woodlawn Cemetery for a service.