11/12 at 10am – The Montauk Chamber of Commerce will host its annual Veterans Day flag raising ceremony at the Montauk Playhouse. Reception with refreshments as well as singing. Troops from the Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts will be present. For more information, contact the Community Playhouse at 631-668-1124 or email Susan Henkin at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Veterans of Foreign Wars Everit Albert Herter Post 500 will host Veterans Day events on Sunday, November 11. Also on that day, a monument acknowledging the sacrifice of Patrick Flynn, an East Hampton native who died in Vietnam, will be dedicated.
The events will start at the American Legion Post in Amagansett at 11 a.m. The parade will start at noon at the old VFW building in East Hampton (now London Jewelers) for a march to the green and a short ceremony, followed by the dedication at 12:30. For more information, contact 631-965-2744.
The Commission on Veterans Patriotic Events of Southampton Village will host its annual Veterans Day parade and ceremony on Monday, November 12, starting at the First Presbyterian Church on Jobs Lane at 10 a.m.
The parade will continue down Jobs Lane and will conclude at Agawam Park, where a memorial service will be held starting at 11 a.m. followed by a reception at the Veterans Memorial Hall on Pond Lane.
For more information, contact the village at 631-283-0247, ext. 231.
The Hampton Bays Library will host its fifth annual “Salute To Our Hampton Bays Veterans” on Thursday, November 8, at noon at the library on Ponquogue Avenue. Guests will have the opportunity to meet with and hear war-time stories from local residents who served overseas.
Historical memorabilia will also be on view, in addition to the Hampton Bays Historical Society’s Veterans Exhibition, on display in the lobby. Lunch and refreshments will be served
For more information, call the library at 631-728-6241.
Veterans and active duty service members are invited to a Veterans Day barbecue on Sunday, November 11, from 2 to 4 p.m. at New Moon Cafe in East Quogue. The event is free to attend and will include a full barbecue lunch with refreshments included. A ceremony and group photo will take place at 3 p.m.