Kingston and area Re­mem­brance Day ser­vices

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Kingston

City of Kingston Re­mem­brance Day Civic Cer­e­mony of Re­mem­brance at the Cross of Sac­ri­fice Ceno­taph, King Street at the base of Ge­orge Street (be­side Mur­ney Tower) from 9:15 to 11:45 a.m.

Cer­e­mony will take place rain or shine. Dress ap­pro­pri­ately for the weather.

The gen­eral pub­lic is in­vited to at­tend any or all of the above-men­tioned cer­e­monies. School groups are also wel­come to at­tend.

Wreaths are to be laid at the Cross of Sac­ri­fice ahead of the cer­e­mony by com­mu­nity groups, start­ing at 9:15 a.m. and by vet­eran and mil­i­tary groups start­ing at 10:15 a.m.

There will be an Amer­i­can Sign Lan­guage In­ter­preter on-site for the Civic Ser­vice only.

Spec­ta­tors gen­er­ally stand for the ser­vice, how­ever, some ac­ces­si­ble seat­ing is avail­able for vet­er­ans and peo­ple with dis­abil­i­ties at the Ceno­taph

Re­mem­brance Ser­vice: Royal Cana­dian Le­gion Branch 560, at 1 p.m. with en­ter­tain­ment by “Hick­town” fol­low­ing. Ev­ery­one wel­come.

Royal Cana­dian Le­gion Branch 631 ser­vice starts at 10:45 a.m. with a pa­rade to the ceno­taph at War­nica Me­mo­rial Park on Hil­lview Road, near Mona Drive, with ser­vice to fol­low.

Re­mem­brance Day: The Royal Cana­dian Horse Ar­tillery Bri­gade As­so­ci­a­tion (RCHA) hosts a Re­mem­brance Day Me­mo­rial Ser­vice at the RCHA Na­tional Me­mo­rial in City Park (at the cor­ner of King and Bar­rie streets) on Novem­ber 11. The pub­lic is in­vited to the RCHA Me­mo­rial in City Park by 10:30 a.m. The Ser­vice will com­mence at 10:45 a.m. con­ducted by re­tired Gun­ner Lt.-Col. Bob Cham­ber­lain. The ser­vice will be sup­ported by two RCHA from Petawawa, who will pro­vide a gun de­tach­ment to fire two rounds at the be­gin­ning and end of the two min­utes of si­lence. Two gun­ners, dressed in RCHA pe­riod uni­forms, will as­sist in the wreath lay­ing. Bishop Ge­orge Bruce, will of­fer prayers for the fallen and serv­ing mil­i­tary. Par­tic­i­pants are in­vited to a re­cep­tion at the RCHA Club, 193 On­tario St., fol­low­ing the ser­vice.

St. Ge­orge’s Cathe­dral will hold a spe­cial evening ser­vice com­mem­o­rat­ing the 100th an­niver­sary of the end of the First World War on Nov. 11 at 4 p.m. The aug­mented Cathe­dral Choir will sing spe­cial mu­sic for the oc­ca­sion, and lead the con­gre­ga­tion in singing hymns. A mil­i­tary band will also play. The cathe­dral is at 270 King St. E. (at John­son) in Kingston. Call 613-548-4617 or visit www.stge­orgescathe­dral.ca.

Wil­ton

LEST WE FOR­GET: Cana­dian Forces Base Kingston, in as­so­ci­a­tion with the Li­ons Club of Odessa and District, will be con­duct­ing the an­nual Re­mem­brance Day Ser­vice at the Wil­ton Ceno­taph in Wil­ton at 11 a.m. All those in at­ten­dance are in­vited to the Odessa Li­ons Lub Hall, Palace Fair­grounds, in Odessa fol­low­ing the ser­vice for re­fresh­ments and fel­low­ship.

Sy­den­ham

Re­mem­brance Day Cer­e­mony at 10:30 a.m. at the Ceno­taph, 4400 Point Rd.

Verona

Re­mem­brance Day Cer­e­mony at 10:40 a.m. at the Ceno­taph, 6094 Car­leton Dr.

Sand­hill Ceme­tery

Re­mem­brance Day Cer­e­mony at 10:30 a.m., 4448 Bat­tersea Rd

See­ley’s Bay

SUN­DAY SER­VICE: 11 a.m. ev­ery Sun­day at See­ley’s Bay United Church.

Gananoque

Pop­pies and Re­mem­brance Day: Nov. 11, 2018 marks the 100th an­niver­sary of the end of the First World War, which claimed the lives of 58 Gananoque area men. Wear a poppy in re­mem­brance of the more than 60,000 Cana­di­ans who died in the cause of free­dom. If you or your or­ga­ni­za­tion would like a wreath for Re­mem­brance Day, Nov. 11, con­tact Bill Besweth­er­ick at the Gananoque Le­gion or send an E mail to rclbr92@bell­net.ca.

Bath

Re­mem­brance Day Ser­vices: at 10:45 a.m. at the Royal Cana­dian Le­gion Bath Branch. In­door ser­vice fol­lowed by out­door ser­vice. Light Lunch to fol­low.

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