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Memorial Day activities

This weekend there are a number of different Memorial Day activities to do in Spokane and Spokane County. The following is a partial list of some of those events:

Sunday: Memorial service, 10 a.m., Spokane Memorial Gardens, sponsored by the Greater Spokane Elks Club. Lt. Col. Darrel Maxfield speaking

Monday: Memorial Day service, 11:30 a.m., Fairmont Memorial Cemetery, 5500 W. Wellesley, 2,000 flags on display

Picnic for veterans and churches, Liberty Park, 3rd and Pittsburg, 11 a.m.

Bugler, Southeast Plaza Spokane Veterans Memorial Arena, 3 p.m.Idaho

Friday and Saturday: Hayden Lake VFW Post 9831, Buddy Poppy Fund Drive, Hayden and Coeur d'Alene Super One Foods. All donations support veterans and veteran's families in the local area.

Saturday: Military Appreciation Day, Silverwood Theme Park, Athol.

Monday: Memorial Day services, Veterans Park by Third Street Docks, 9 a.m. A wreath will be placed in the water to honor those lost at sea, Coeur d'Alene

A KC-135R refueling tanker from Fairchild Air Force Base will make a low-level flyover to initiate Memorial Day services at Coeur d'Alene Memorial Cemetery, 2 p.m., hosted by Marine Corps League Pappy Boyington Detachment 966 and Hayden Lake VFW Post 9831. The names of approximately 600 deceased veterans will be read during service.

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