Veterans Day events

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PANCAKE BREAKFAST: 7:30-10:30 a.m. Saturday, American Legion Post 71, 333 E. Spring Grove Ave., North Augusta; sponsored by Ladies Unit 71; tickets sold at Parks Pharmacy, Sno-Cap Drive-in; (706) 831-9624

VETERANS APPRECIATION PROGRAM: 6 p.m. Saturday, Tabernacle Baptist Church family life center, 1223 Laney-Walker Blvd.; sponsored by the Augusta Branch of the NAACP; awards will be presented to retired area combat veterans; $25; (706) 733-6242

RED WHITE & BLUE CELEBRATION: 6-8 p.m. Saturday, Evans Towne Center Park, 7016 Evans Town Center Blvd., Evans; bring blankets, chairs; Army Signal Corps Band, 6 p.m.; fireworks at dusk; free

WIFE SAVER HONORS OUR MILITARY: 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Sunday, Wife Saver, 1100 Furys Ferry Road, Evans; free entree for veterans and active-duty military; dine-in only; beverage not included; proof of military service required

CEREMONY: 9 a.m. Monday, Georgia War Veterans Nursing Home, 1101 15th St., Augusta; Maj. Gen. LaWarren V. Patterson, guest speaker; free

PROGRAM: 9 a.m. Monday, North Aiken Elementary School, 100 Bears Rock Road, Aiken; 80 second-graders performing Welcome Home and We the People; guest speaker

CEREMONY: 9-9:45 a.m., Monday, North Augusta High School gymnasium, 2000 Knobcone Ave., North Augusta; featuring band, choir and NJROTC drill team; Fort Gordon officer, guest speaker

CEREMONY: 9 a.m. Monday, Nov. 12, South Aiken High School gymnasium, 232 E. Pine Log Road, Aiken; Aiken Mayor Fred Cavanaugh, guest speaker

WESTMINSTER ASSEMBLY: 9:55-10:30 a.m. Monday, Westminster Schools of Augusta Middle/Upper School gym, 3067 Wheeler Road, Augusta; honoring those who are serving or have served in the armed forces; retired Air Force Lt. Gen. Dana Atkins, speaker, wsa.net

CSRA-AUGUSTA PARADE: 10-11 a.m. Monday, begins at Sacred Heart Cultural Center, to Broad Street, to Fourth Street, ends at All Wars Monument for 11 a.m. ceremony; grand marshals, Maj. Gen. LaWarren Patterson and Command Sgt. Maj. Ronald Pflieger

NORTH AUGUSTA AMERICAN LEGION POST 71 CEREMONY: 11 a.m. Monday, Wade Hampton Veterans Park, Georgia Avenue, North Augusta; Col. Robert A. Barker, guest speaker; free

CEREMONY: 11 a.m. Monday, All Wars Monument, Fourth and Broad streets, Augusta; joint color guard, firing detail, Signal Corps Band; Maj. Gen. LaWarren Patterson, guest speaker; free

CEREMONY: 1 p.m. Monday, Heroes’ Overlook, Riverwalk at 10th Street, Augusta; Signal Corps Band, firing detail, bugler; free

PROGRAM: Tuesday 1:30 p.m., Aiken Middle School gym, 101 Gator Lane, Aiken; Student music, speakers, presentations; Lt. Col. Allen Burnham, guest speaker


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