Want to know where to Celebrate Veterans Day this year? Here is your guide across our coastal towns:
Barrington: Official Veterans' Day Ceremony
Time: 11:00am on Wednesday, November 11th, 2015. Location: Barrington Town Hall--Veterans' Memorial
283 County Road, Barrington RI 02806
Details: Join Master of Ceremonies Paul Dulchinos (Retired Lt. Colonel, US Army) and Listen to guest speaker Jim Quinn (Retired Captain, US Navy). Stay to watch the Memorial Wreath Laying and Gulf War & Cold War Plaque Dedication. Refreshments served immediately following the event.
Bristol:Veteran's Council Ceremony
Time: 8:30am Wreath Laying, 10:00am Guest Speaker on Wednesday, November 11th, 2015. Location: Rhode Island Veterans' Home
480 Metacom Avenue, Bristol RI 02809
Details: Arrive early to watch he Wreath laying at the home's memorial garden. Stay to listen to guest speaker Rear Adm. P. Gardener Howe III (President of the U.S. Naval War College) speak.
Newport:Veteran's Day Ceremony
Time: 11:00am on Wednesday, November 11th, 2015. Location: Newport City Hall
43 Broadway, Newport RI 02840
Details: Join the Newport Artillery Company, Local Veterans' Organizations, Rogers High School Army JROTC Viking Battalion, city and legislative officials. Listen to guest speaker Capt. Francic Molinari (Chief of Staff, Naval War College). Event will be moved to the Newport Police Department Assembly Room in the event of inclement weather.
Newport:Miantonomi Park Tower
Time: All Day on Wednesday, November 11th, 2015 Location: Miantonomi Park
Hillside Avenue, Newport, RI 02840
Details: Tower open to the public in honor of Veterans' Day. The tower was originally built as a memorial to veterans of World War I. This is the highest point in Newport!
Portsmouth:Veterans' Day Ceremony
Time: 9:00am on Wednesday, November 11th, 2015 Location: Portsmouth Town Hall
220 East Main Rd, Portsmouth RI 02871
Details: Honor our Veterans in the theme "Blue Star Families" with guest speaker Master Sgt. Lenny S. Vasques (USMC--Purple Heart Medal Recipient). Ceremony Starts indoors at the Portsmouth Town Hall and moves outdoors for a wreath laying and playing of "Taps". Collections for gently used coats or new hats and gloves are encouraged to support Operations Stan Down's Winter Coat Program.
Warren: Veterans Remembrance Gala
Location: Warren Armory
11 Jefferson Street, Warren RI 02885
Cost: $50 Details: Honor Maj. Gen. Morphis Jamiel,1st Lts. Charles Pratt, and Warren MacDougall. With a night full of appetizers, champagne musical entertainment and a revitalization of the Warren Armory.