MOUNTAIN AREA — Once again this year, Veterans of Foreign Wars Post #8741 and Marine Corps League Griswold Detachment #1121 will conduct Memorial Day Ceremonies at four cemeteries in honor of those who made the ultimate sacrifice for our country.
The ceremony consists of a reading, the placement of flowers and the flag on a veteran’s grave, followed by three rifle volleys and the playing of Taps.
The times and locations for ceremonies on Monday, May 29 are as follow:
- 9 a.m. The Indian Cemetery at the Wassama Round House in Ahwahnee
- 10 a.m. The Oakhill Cemetery in Oakhurst
- 11 a.m. The Picayune Cemetery above the Casino
- 1 p.m. The North Fork Cemetery
In North Fork on Thursday, May 25, the North Fork Library offers a Memorial Day-themed story time for children, from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m.