Events for Friday, February 08, 2013



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Virginia's Patriot Day Ceremony 9/11/2014 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Co-hosted with Navy Recruiting District Richmond Join us during your lunch hour for this inaugural ceremony to remember those who were injured or died during the terrorist attacks across the United States on September 11, 2001. Virginia's Secretary of Veterans and Defense Affairs will serve as the Guest Speaker. An Old Glory ritual and bell chiming will be included. Heilman Amphitheater - free
Virginia War Memorial, South Belvidere Street, Richmond, VA, United States
 
National POW/MIA Recognition Day 9/19/2014 All Day
Virginians pause to remember all Americans who were Prisoners Of War and those Missing In Action and their families. Visitors are encouraged to visit the Paul and Phyllis Galanti Education Center to see the Missing Man Table and learn about Paul's captivity and his wife's tenacity in working for the release of all American POWs during the Vietnam War.
Virginia War Memorial, South Belvidere Street, Richmond, VA, United States
 
Commonwealth's Veterans Day Ceremony 11/11/2014 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Co-hosted with the 11th District American Legion We honor all veterans who served our country and remember those who made the ultimate sacrifice. Governor Terry McAuliffe is the invited speaker. This event coincides with the signing of the WW I Armistice on November 11, 1918, with the playing of TAPS at the conclusion of the ceremony. The 100th Anniversary of WW I is also commemorated.
Virginia War Memorial, South Belvidere Street, Richmond, VA, United States
 
Celebrate the Peace 12/5/2014 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Starting before Christmas Eve during WW I in December 1914, rifles were laid down and German and British soldiers shared in an unofficial cease-fire. Christmas carols were sung and small gifts were exchanged between these two nation's troops before the battle resumed. Join us as we celebrate this brief moment of peace in the Shrine of Memory with special music and hanging of the greens. Light refreshments will be served.
Virginia War Memorial, 621 S. Belvidere Street, Richmond, VA, United States
 
Pearl Harbor Remembrance Ceremony 12/7/2014 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Co-sponsored by the Navy League of the United States, Richmond Council. Virginians pause to remember those who fought so valiantly at Pearl Harbor in 1941 which resulted in the United States entering World War II. Virginians at War film, Pearl Harbor, will be shown continuously in Reynolds Theater. Free - Shrine of Memory, rain or shine
Virginia War Memorial, South Belvidere Street, Richmond, VA, United States
 


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