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Posted on: May 1, 2018

[ARCHIVED] A Day to Remember: Memorial Day Events on May 28

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To salute Memorial Day, the City of Boca Raton invites you to a Commemorative Ceremony at the Boca Raton Cemetery and a Concert in the Park at Mizner Park Amphitheater on May 28.

9:00am to 10:00am
Boca Raton Cemetery
449 SW 4th Avenue

Featuring veteran groups, City officials, music by the Fort Lauderdale Highlanders, drills by Boca Raton Community High School NJROTC, and the Boca Raton Police and Fire Honor Guard.

6:00pm to 9:00pm
Mizner Park Amphitheater
590 Plaza Real
(Federal Hwy, S of Glades Road)
Enjoy a concert in the park by The Helmsmen Band Opens a New Window  and The Shane Duncan Band Opens a New Window , plus food trucks, including Tucker Duke's and a beer garden featuring local breweries.

Doors open at 5:30pm. Blankets and chairs are welcome at this free event, and chairs will also be available to rent for $5.00 (free for veterans). There is limited free parking for Veterans in the lot adjacent to the amphitheater. No coolers or outside alcoholic beverages permitted. The event is rain or shine. 

For both events, the City of Boca Raton is once again teaming up with Forgotten Soldiers Outreach, a local non-profit, to offer an area where attendees can write a letter to a soldier and where goods may be donated to create “We Care” packages to be sent to deployed soldiers.

Needed items include foil tuna packs, individual packs nuts/dried fruits, individual packs of drink mixes, ramen noodles, trail mix, snack/breakfast bars, oatmeal/grits packs,crackers, hot chocolate, microwaveable ravioli, mac & cheese, snack storage bags, gallon storage bags, scotch tape refills, Q-tips, tissues, baby wipes, lip balm/chapstick, baby/foot powder, insect repellent wipes, tampons, bar soap, mouthwash, toothpaste, toothbrushes, dental floss, hand sanitizer, disposable razors, and shave cream packets.

Admission is FREE for both events.
For more information, please call 561.393.7807

In observance of Memorial Day, City offices will be closed Monday, May 28.

Holiday Sanitation schedule changes will affect pickups for Memorial Day.

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