Bay Area Memorial Day Ceremonies

May 30, 2011 2:34:50 PM PDT
More than 80,000 soldiers who remain missing in action will be remembered in Memorial Day ceremonies around the Bay Area.

9 a.m. -- Memorial Day Ceremony at Mare Island Naval Cemetery
Naval Cemetery
Blake Avenue, Mare Island, Vallejo

10 a.m. -- The 90th Memorial Day Commemoration Mountain View Cemetery in Oakland
There will be a traditional placing of a wreath and a 21-gun salute to veterans.
Mountain View Cemetery
5000 Piedmont Ave., Oakland

10 a.m. -- Memorial Day Observance
Includes a keynote address by Cmdr. Renee Richardson, USN, with the Department of Defense prisoner of ar/missing personnel office in Washington, D.C.
The gazebo, Civic Park
North Broadway and Civic Drive, Walnut Creek

10 a.m. -- Memorial Day Remembrance Ceremony Grand Army of the Republic Plot
Evergreen cemetery
Evergreen Street near Harvey West Park, Santa Cruz

10 a.m. -- Memorial Day Ceremony
Union Cemetery, 11545 Brentwood blvd., Brentwood

10:30 a.m. -- Memorial Day Concert by the Pleasanton community
concert band, followed by an 11 a.m. Memorial Day observance.
Pleasanton Senior Center
5353 Sunol Blvd., Pleasanton

10:30 a.m. -- Memorial Day Parade to kick off San Francisco's Memorial Day Program
Followed by a formal program at the National Cemetery
Beginning at 11 a.m. when Mayor Ed Lee will make a brief address. Ends at about noon with a 21-gun salute.
Parade begins at Sheridan Avenue and Montgomery Street, continues to San Francisco national Cemetery, 1 Lincoln Blvd., San Francisco

10:30 a.m. -- Memorial Day Submarine "Lost Boat Ceremony"
Honors sailors and submarines lost at sea. includes the tolling of 65 bells
representing the 65 submarines and crew lost at sea. USS Pampanito
Pier 45, Fisherman's Wharf
Taylor Street and the Embarcadero, San Francisco

10:30 a.m. -- Memorial Day Ceremony
Oak Hill Park
3005 Stone Valley Road, Danville

1 p.m. -- Memorial Day Service Aboard the Aircraft Carrier USS Hornet
USS Hornet, Pier 3, Alameda Point, Alameda

1:30 p.m. -- Memorial Day Service
Chapel of the Chimes
32992 Mission Blvd., Hayward

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