Even though Memorial Day is our signal that summer is beginning, it is truly a day to remember all of the U.S. Soldiers who died while serving our country in the military. Here is a listing of parades and services that will be going on all weekend throughout Long Island.
Memorial Day Parades – Saturday, May 28, 2011
– New Hyde Park 10am parade beginning at Hillside Boulevard and ending at Memorial Park, with a 15 minute ceremony at 11am.
Memorial Day Parades – Sunday, May 29, 2011
– Centereach 1pm parade beginning at corner of Middle Country Road and Henry Road and ending at VFW Hall Post 4927 on Horseblock Road, with a memorial service at the end of the parade.
– Hempstead 230pm parade beginning at Hempstead Legion Square (Greenwich Street & Marvin Avenue) and ending at the cemetery on Greenwich Street.
– Inwood 1130am parade beginning at the railroad station parking lot (Doughty Boulevard) and ending at John J. Oliveri VFW Post 1582 (Mott Avenue).
– Yaphank 1130am parade beginning at Yaphank Avenue and ending at Yaphank Fire Department (451 Main Street).
Memorial Day Parades – Monday, May 30, 2011 – Nassau County
– Baldwin 930am parade beginning at Grand Avenue & Linden Street and ending at Silverlake Park, with a ceremony.
– Bayville 1pm parade beginning at village hall and ending at Soundside Beach.
– Bethpage 10am parade beginning at Central & Park Avenues and ending at Bethpage Community Park
– East Meadow 10am parade beginning at East Meadow High School and ending at Veterans Memorial Park (Prospect & East Meadow Avenues).
– East Norwich 9am parade beginning at Walnut Avenue & Route 106 and ending at the fire department.
– East Rockaway 10am parade beginning at VFW Post 3350 (164 Main Street) and ending at Village Hall.
– Floral Park 10am parade beginning at Elizabeth Street and ending at Memorial Park with ceremonies. (Rain location is Our Lady of Victory School).
– Freeport 10am parade beginning at South Brookside Avenue and ending at the library.
– Garden City 10am parade beginning at Cherry Valley Avenue & 10th Street and ending at the Middle School for a ceremony.
– Glenwood Landing 9am parade beginning at Fire Station 1 and ending at Fire Station 2.
– Great Neck 930am parade beginning at Susquehanna Avenue & Middle Neck Road and ending at the Veterans Memorial at village green.
– Hicksville 9am parade beginning at Sears (North Broadway) and ending at Hicksville Middle School (Fourth Street).
– Levittown 10am parade beginning at Island Trees Middle School and ending at the Levittown Library.
– Locust Valley 9am parade beginning at 280 Forest Avenue and ending at the athletic field on Bayville Road.
– Long Beach 930am parade beginning at Ohio Avenue & Beach Street and ending in front of City Hall.
– Massapequa Park 10am parade beginning on Front Street and ending at Klestinec Park with a ceremony.
– Merrick 930am parade beginning at Veterans Plaza (Merrick & Brooklyn Avenues) and ending at Veterans Monument with a ceremony.
– Mineola 11am parade beginning at Wilson Park. In case of rain, the ceremony will be held at Mineola Village Community Center at 11am.
– Plainview 930am parade beginning at Old Country Road and ending at the Plainview Community Park (Washington Avenue) with a ceremony.
– Pt. Washington 10am parade beginning at Main Street.
– Rockville Centre 10am parade beginning on Maple Avenue and ending at Veterans Memorial Park (Oceanside Road) with a ceremony.
– Seaford 930am parade beginning at Verity Plaza and ending at Four Chaplains Monument with a ceremony.
– Valley Stream 930am parade beginning at Rockaway Parkway & Wheeler Avenues and ending at Veterans Monument (Hicks & Valley Streal Blvds).
– Wantagh 10am parade beginning at Beltagh and Wantagh Avenues and ending at American Legion Post 1273.
– West Hempstead 10am parade beginning at Nassau Boulevard & Hempstead Avenue and ending at Echo Park with a ceremony.
– Williston Park 930am parade beginning at the American Legion Hall (Willis Avenue) and ending at the Williston Park Village Hall with a ceremony. After the ceremony, the parade will proceed to the Willison Park Fire House for another ceremony to honor those firemen who died during the past year.
Memorial Day Parades – Monday, May 30, 2011 – Suffolk County
– Amityville 930am parade beginning at Broadway Triangle gazebo.
– Bay Shore 830am parade beginning at Lanier Lane / Main Street and ending at Oakwood Cemetary.
– Blue Point 11am parade beginning at Blue Point Avenue & Middle Road and ending at the Blue Point Fire Department.
– Bohemia 10am parade beginning at Hubal Street & Ocean Avenue and ending at the firehouse on Pearl Street.
– Brookhaven 9am parade beginning at Bellport High School and ending at Gillespie Path for a ceremony.
– Center Moriches 9am parade beginning at Lake Avenue & Main Street and ending at Mount Pleasant Cemetery for a ceremony.
– Centerport 1030am parade beginning at Harrison Drive and ending at Park Circle.
– Central Islip 10am parade beginning at Carleton Avenue & Irving Street and ending at Anthony Alfano School.
– Commack 10am parade beginning at Jericho Turnpike & Larkfield Road and ending at Jericho Turnpike & Veterans Memorial Highway.
– East Hampton 1030am parade beginning at Guild Hall and ending at Hook Mill. Ceremony will take place before the parade at 9am.
– East Islip 9am parade beginning at Main Street & Greenwood and ending at town hall.
– East Northport 1215pm parade beginning at Clay Pitts & Larkfield Roads and ending at John Walsh Memorial Park (next to East Northport Library).
– East Setauket 10am parade beginning at Memorial Park and ending at East Setauket Memorial Park.
– Greenlawn 9am parade beginning at East Maple Road and ending at Memorial Park (Pulaski & Broadway).
– Holbrook 1030am parade beginning at Holbrook Bagel Shopping Center and ending at the Alex Diguardia Memorial.
– Huntington 1130am parade beginning at the Big H Shopping Center on New York Avenue and ending on Main Street.
– Kings Park 9am parade beginning at RJO School and ending at Veterans Plaza (Church Street & 25A).
– Mastic Beach 11am parade beginning at Neighborhood and Commack Roads and ending on Washington Road.
– Medford 11am parade beginning at the school on Tremont Avenue and ending at Medford Memorial Park.
– Northport 930am parade beginning at Laurel Aveue and ending at Northport Village Park.
– Sayville 9am parade beginning at Main Street & Handsome Avenue and ending at Lincoln Avenue.
– Smithtown noon parade beginning at Singer Lane and ending at Town Hall.
– Southampton 1045am parade beginning at First Presbyterian Church and ending at Agwam Park with a service.
– St. James 10am parade beginning at Woodland & Lake Avenues and ending at St. James Elementary School with a ceremony.
– Stony Brook 10am parade beginning at Stony Brook Shopping Center and ending at Veterans Memorial Park.
– West Babylon 930am parade beginning at Arnold Avenue & Route 109 and ending at American Legion Hall Post 1634.