VETERANS DAY

Saturday, November 11, 2017

9:00am to 11:00am
Boca Raton Cemetery
449 SW 4th Avenue

Featuring veterans groups, City officials, music by Ft. Lauderdale Highlanders and Boca Raton Community High School Band; drills by Boca Raton Community High School NJROTC; and Boca Raton Police and Fire Honor Guards. Volunteers provided by Boca Raton Kiwanis.

7:00pm to 9:00pm
Mizner Park Amphitheater
590 Plaza Real
(Federal Hwy, S of Glades Road)

A Veterans Day evening concert will feature the Florida Wind Symphony: “An American Tribute.”

Admission is FREE for both events.

New this year, the City of Boca Raton is teaming up with Forgotten Soldiers Outreach, a local non-profit, in implementing two new initiatives at these events. Two new stations will include an area where attendees can write a letter to a soldier and another where goods and/or funds may be donated to create “We Care” packages to be sent to deployed soldiers.

***Needed items include travel-size toiletries such as baby wipes, bar soap, baby/foot powder, dental floss, disposable razors, hand sanitizer, lip balm, mouthwash, Q-tips, tampons, tissues, toothpaste, toothbrushes and shave cream packets. Food items include crackers, trail mix, hot chocolate, foil tuna packets, packaged drink mixes, oatmeal/grit packages, ramen noodles, and snack/breakfast bars. Other items needed include insect repellant wipes, storage bags (gallon and snack sizes) and Scotch tape refills***
  
Submit an application today to volunteer to assist at the event!
For more information, please call 561.393.7807



VET DAY