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Memorial Day event round up

Saturday

Community Day in Prospect will include a Memorial Day parade beginning at 11 a.m. Saturday on Main Street. Included in the parade will be the Prospect Borough-Franklin Township Volunteer Fire Department, and various vendors and activities will be available during the remainder of Community Day, which begins at 10 a.m.

Sunday

Memorial Day will be commemorated in Cranberry Township beginning at 1 p.m. Sunday at the veterans’ memorial in North Boundary Park, 1171 North Boundary Road. The 45-minute Memorial Day presentation will start at 1 p.m., and a flyover will occur during the presentation. After there will be free refreshments at the Reynolds Shelter.

Monday

The Frank P. Cheeseman American Legion Post 393 will conduct Memorial Day services at 10 a.m. Monday at the Slippery Rock Cemetery. The service will include a keynote speaker, the high school band, a military salute and performing elementary students. The public is invited to mark this annual remembrance to fallen veterans.

Chicora will commemorate Memorial Day beginning at 10 a.m. at the Chicora Elementary School, 205 Kittanning St., and proceeding down Main Street. Following the procession, a service recognizing local veterans will be held on Main Street.

Butler County’s Memorial Day parade will begin on Butler’s Main Street at 10:30 a.m. Included in the procession will be veterans’ entities and organizations. A ceremony will occur in Diamond Park following the parade, honoring county veterans who died in the past year.

The annual Memorial Day Parade in Saxonburg will take place on Main Street starting at 10:30 a.m. The procession ends at Roebling Park where a traditional ceremony will take place.

Harrisville will recognize Memorial Day with an 11 a.m. ceremony at the American Legion Post 852. The Harrisville band will play patriotic tunes following the ceremony. The parade will follow, beginning from the Harrisville Volunteer Fire Company.

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