Plus, new Museum exhibit on Canadian Militia opens on Remembrance Day
St. Marys will mark Remembrance Day with two events.
This Sunday, November 10, the Royal Canadian Legion will hold its ceremony and parade. The parade, which includes representatives from Army, Navy and Air Force veterans, will leave the St. Marys Legion at 12:15 p.m. and march to the Town Hall cenotaph. A service of remembrance will follow.
At the end of the service, participants will parade west on Queen Street, turn north on to Wellington, then turn east on Station to return to the Legion. Church Street will be closed between Station and Queen from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m., and Queen Street will be closed between Church and Peel from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m.
On Monday, November 11, a municipal Remembrance Day ceremony will take place at the Town Hall cenotaph at 10:45 a.m. Queen Street between the Tim Hortons exit and Church Street will be closed from 10:45 to 11:15 a.m. for the event.
After the municipal service on November 11, all are welcome to the St. Marys Museum to take in a new exhibit, “First Line of Defence: The Canadian Militia,” housed in the Richard Holt Military Gallery.
Questions about the November 10 ceremony and parade may be directed to Legion Poppy Chairman Owen Marchant at 519-284-1779. Questions about flag placing and the November 11 ceremonies may be directed to the Town’s Events Coordinator, Andrea Macko, at 519-284-2340 ext. 249 or firstname.lastname@example.org.