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BY: STAFF REPORT | BocaNewsNow.com
BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) (Copyright © 2022 MetroDesk Media, LLC) — Events are set throughout the day to honor our veterans on this Veterans Day, 2022. In Boca Raton, a major event is set for the Mizner Amphitheater starting at 11 a.m. Events are also set for Delray Beach and Boynton. These are the official announcements:
BOCA RATON VETERANS DAY EVENT.
In recognition of all military personnel who have served this country, the City of Boca Raton will host a FREE Veterans Day Observance “Honoring All Who Served,” which is open to the public.
Throughout the event, Veterans and families can visit booths with information to alleviate common challenges often encountered after military service.
- Grey Team, Inc.
- Vets Helping Heroes
- Military Order of the Purple Heart
- Honor Flight
11am – 12pm | A Commemorative Ceremony
The official ceremony, set for 11 a.m. to 12 p.m., will include a processional by the Lauderdale Highlanders, Boca Raton Community High School Commanding Officer and Color Guard and the Police and Fire Honor Guards. Additionally, music will be provided by the Coastmen Chorus and Boca Raton Middle School Band. The City of Boca Raton will be recognized as a Purple Heart City, with a proclamation from Mayor Scott Singer and a plaque presented to the city.
12pm – 2pm | Lunch Provided
A free lunch will be offered for Veterans in uniform or presenting military ID. Others wishing to dine will pay $5.During lunch the American Bombshells entertain the crowd with their modern-day twist on the Andrew Sisters. This All-American show dazzles in three-part harmony. Afterward they will charm the crowd with a meet & greet.
1pm – 2pm | Concert
King Guys, billed as “The World’s Smallest Big Band,” will perform a lively concert of time-honored favorites and patriotic music from 1 p.m. to 2 p,m. During the event guest will be treated to an airplane flyover banner thanking our Veterans.
- Seating and chairs will be available for attendees at no charge.
- There is limited, free parking for Veterans in the lot adjacent to the amphitheater.
- Food and beverages will be available for purchase inside the venue for non-military members.
- No coolers or outside alcoholic beverages permitted.
- The event will continue rain or shine.
DELRAY BEACH VETERANS DAY EVENT.
Come take part in the Veterans Day Ceremony beginning at 9:30 AM on November 11 at Veterans Park. We will proudly pay tribute to the men and women who have served and continue to serve in the armed forces.
The event is set for Veterans Park at 802 NE 1st Street in Delray Beach.
CITY OF BOYNTON BEACH VETERANS DAY EVENT.
The City of Boynton Beach will honor veterans at the Boynton Beach Veterans Memorial Park — 411 North Federal Highway in Boynton Beach. Start time is 11 a.m. The program is expected to last one hour.
PALM BEACH COUNTY VETERANS DAY EVENT.
The event set for Unincorporated Boca Raton was canceled due to Hurricane Nicole. There is no event planned in Unincorporated Boca Raton as of 6 a.m. Friday.
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