Memorial Day events in, around Lubbock

Memorial Day events in, around Lubbock

(KCBD) - Memorial Day is Monday and all around Lubbock offers, discounts and events will be offered in honor of those who have served for the United States.

Look here for special events or email NewsChannel 11 at 11Listens@kcbd.com to give us a heads up on anything that is going on. This story will be updated as more information becomes available.

Monday, Memorial Day:

Legionnaires Veteran Breakfast: The American Legion Post 575 will host a free pancake and sausage breakfast open to all veterans and their families from 7 to 9 a.m. Monday at the American Legion Bingo Hall at 6628 66th St. For more information contact Joe Kelly, post commander, at 806-928-0543 or at Chief@ALR575.com

The City of Lubbock's Memorial Day service will be at 10 10 a.m. Monday morning at the city cemetery at 2011 East 31st Street. Retired Air Force Colonel Michael Bob Starr will be the featured speaker.

Girl Scouts and Boy Scouts will place flags on grave sites that have a VA memorial headstone or footstone.

The Lubbock County Sheriff's Office honor guard will present our nation's colors and honor our veterans with a 21-gun salute, followed by the playing of taps.

More than 2,000 veterans are buried at the city cemetery.

Kiwanis Club: Lubbock's Kiwanis Club will put out American flags at many businesses and residences starting Monday.

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