Events for Friday, February 08, 2013

Upcoming Events

Schedule subject to Change *Events Held Outdoors

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.
National POW/MIA Recognition Day
Girl Scout Patch Program 10/18/2014 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Come out and be a part of the Girl Scout Patch Program - "See Freedom Speak." Participants will learn about the Virginia War Memorial, go on a scavenger hunt, wear period clothing and more during this morning event. Pre-registration is mandatory and scouts can register through the Girl Scouts of the Commonwealth of Virginia ( Registration closes October 3 and is $3/scout.
Girl Scout Patch Program
Commonwealth's Veterans Day Ceremony* 11/11/2014 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
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 WWI Armistice on November 11, 1918, with the playing of Taps at the conclusion of the ceremony. The 100th Anniversary of WWI is also commemorated. Co-hosted with the 11th District American Legion
Commonwealth's Veterans Day Ceremony*
Celebrate the Peace* 12/5/2014 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Starting before Christmas Eve during WWI 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.
Celebrate the Peace*
Pearl Harbor Remembrance Ceremony* 12/7/2014 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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 - rain or shine. Co-sponsored by the Navy League of the United States, Richmond Council.
Pearl Harbor Remembrance Ceremony*

Virginia War Memorial
621 S. Belvidere Street
Richmond, VA 23220
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