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Memorial Day Events 2019

posted May 9, 2019, 10:00 AM by Gretchen Anderson   [ updated May 16, 2019, 6:51 AM ]
The following events are being held:

  1. Ashland
    • Memorial Day Parade
      • Monday May 27th
      • 10:30am
      • Parade participants form at the cemetery for services and proceed to Gordon Green Square for additional services.Lunch will follow for all participants.

  2. Holliston
    • Dressing of Graves
      • Thursday May 23rd
      • 5:00pm
      • Veterans and scouting organizations meet to care for markers in town cemeteries. Flag disposal ceremonies are also held. Meet in the VFW parking lot.
    • Irreverent Warriors Silkies Hike
    • Cemetery Visitations
      • Monday May 27th
      • 9am
      • Flag bearers, firing squad, and clergy visit each town cemetery for memorial ceremonies. Meet in the VFW parking lot.
    • Memorial Day Parade
      • Monday May 27th
      • 11am
      • The parade participants will meet and form in the Adams School parking lot opposite the VFW. The parade will proceed to Chesmore Square, Blair Square, Town Hall, and the Police Station for services. Refreshments will be served afterwards at the Historical Society.

  3. Hopkinton
    • Dressing of Graves
      • Thursday May 23rd
      • 4:00pm
      • The American Legion (Post 202) and local scouts meet to place flags on veterans graves for the three large cemeteries in town. The ceremonies will be begin at Evergreen Cemetery, continue to Mt. Auburn, and finish at St. Johns. Any interested citizens are welcome to participate.
    • Memorial Day Parade
      • Monday May 27th
      • 9:45am
      • Parade participants form at Evergreen Cemetery on Wood Street for services and proceed to the Town Common for the remainder of the program. Refreshments will be served following the ceremony at Town Hall.

  4. Medway
    • Memorial Day Parade
      • Monday May 27th
      • 9:30am
      • Parade participants will form at the VFW Hall and proceed to Matondi Square for ceremonies.


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