Memorial Day Observances In Dutchess County



Dutchess County Division of Veterans Services has reached out to local municipalities and community organizations and compiled this listing of events taking place on or around Memorial Day.

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2018 Memorial Day

Community Observances

(Based on information provided by municipalities and community organizations)

Listed by date, then alphabetically by municipality:

Castle Point VA Hospital:

 Wednesday, May 23th, 2018 @ 2:00 P.M.

Ceremony

 LocationCastle Point Campus, River Memorial Garden

Point of Contact: Yvette Rodriguez-Cacho @ (845) 831-2000 ext. 5135

Hopewell Junction:

 Friday, May 25th, 2018 @ 7:00 A.M.Ceremony & Light BreakfastLocation: John Jay High School, 2012 Route 52 Point of Contact: Dave Kedzielawa @ 897-6700 ext. 30043Pre-registration is required – contact allison.fedigan@wcsdny.org to register

Hyde Park:

 Friday, May 25th, 2018 @ 7:00 P.M.USO ShowLocation: Roosevelt Library, 4079 Albany Post RoadPoint of Contact: Clifford Laube @ (845) 486-7745Pre-registration is required – visit www.fdrlibrary.org to register  

Hyde Park:

 Saturday, May 26th and Sunday, May 27th, 2018 WWII Encampment & Military DisplaysLocation: Roosevelt Library, 4079 Albany Post RoadPoint of Contact: Clifford Laube @ (845) 486-7745

Milan:

Sunday, May 27th, 2018 @ 11:30 A.M.

Parade & Ceremony

Location: Milan Town Hall, Route 199

Hosted by: Town of Milan Veterans

Point of Contact: Bill Gallagher @ (845) 758-5133 ext. 2, supervisor@milan-ny.gov

 

 

Pawling:

Sunday, May 27th, 2018 @ 11:30 A.M.

Ceremony

Location: Holy Trinity Episcopal Church, 22 Coulter Avenue, Pawling

Hosted by: Congregation of Holy Trinity Episcopal Church & American Legion Hasler Kamp Post # 215

Point of Contact: John Ford @ (845) 416-5576

City of Poughkeepsie:

Sunday, May 27th, 2018 @ 3:00 P.M.

 Ceremony

Location: Soldier & Sailor Fountain, South Ave.

Hosted by: City of Poughkeepsie and American Legion Lafayette Post # 37

Point of Contact: Jacquemae Perotta @ (845) 452-5960, perrotta305@aol.com

Poughkeepsie:

Sunday, May 27th, 2018 @ 8:00 P.M.

Ceremony – Illuminate the Walkway

Location: Flag Pole in the center of the Walkway over the Hudson

Hosted by: Dutchess County Executive Marc Molinaro and Dutchess County Division of Veterans Services

Point of Contact: Dutchess County Division of Veterans Services @ (845)486-2060

 

Rhinebeck:

 

Sunday, May 27th, 2018 @ 11:00 A.M.

 Ceremony

 Location: 6368 Mill St, Rhinebeck

Hosted by: Rhinebeck Reformed Church

Point of Contact: Anna Pavord @ (845) 876-3727

Rhinebeck: 

 

Sunday, May 27th, 2018 @ 12:00 P.M.

Ceremony Dedication

Location: Village/Town Hall

Hosted by: American Legion Montgomery Post # 429 & Village/Town of RhinebeckPoint of Contact: Dennis McGuire @ (845) 876-4429

Amenia:

Monday, May 28TH, 2018 @ 11:00 A.M.

Ceremony

Location: Amenia Veterans Memorial Park

Hosted by: VFW Post # 5444

Point of Contact: Vicki Doyle @ (845) 489-7826, vdoyle@ameniany.gov

 

Beacon:

 Monday, May 28th, 2018 @ 11:00 A.M.

 Ceremony 

 Location: 413 Main Street

Hosted by: American Legion Beacon Post # 203 & VFW Post 666

Point of Contact: Daniel Morea @ (914) 885-4064, d.morea@aol.com or daniel.morea@yonkersny.gov

Dover:

Monday, May 28th, 2018 @ 9:00 A.M.

Parade and Ceremony 

Location: Dover Elementary School, Route 22

Hosted by: American Legion Post # 1949

Point of Contact: John Conto @ (845) 877-3771

East Fishkill:

Monday, May 28th, 2018 @ 11:00 A.M.

Parade and Ceremony

Location: East Fishkill Community Center and East Fishkill Memorial, Route 82 and Beekman Road

Hosted by: American Legion Manny Bacon Post # 1758

Point of Contact: Don Burns @ (845) 554-4734

Hopewell Junction:

Monday, May 28TH, 2018 @ 9:00 A.M.Catholic MassLocation: St. Denis Cemetery, 602 Beekman RoadHosted by: St. Denis ChurchPoint of Contact: St. Denis Church @ (845) 227-8382, fr.bob@stdenischurch.org

Hyde Park:

Monday, May 28th, 2018 @ 1:30 P.M.Rose Garden Memorial Service Location: Roosevelt Library, 4079 Albany Post RdHosted by: The National Park ServicePoint of Contact: Clifford Laube @ (845) 486-7745

Millbrook: 

Monday, May 28th, 2018 @ 10:00 A.M. 

Parade and CeremonyLocation: Franklin Ave and Tribute Garden Park

Hosted by: Millbrook VFW Post # 9008

Point of Contact: Lonn Moore @ (845) 392-4911, lemoore@us.ibm.com

Pawling:

Monday May 28th, 2018 @ 9:30 A.M.

Parade and Ceremony

Location: Utter Brothers, Memorial Drive to Veteran Memorial Plaza at the Village

Green

Hosted by: American Legion Hasler Kamp Post # 215

Point of Contact: John Claudet @ (845) 855-9477

Pleasant Valley:

 

Monday, May 28th, 2018 @ 11:00 A.M.

Ceremony

Location: Pleasant Valley Mill site, Main St.

Hosted by: Pleasant Valley American Legion Post # 739

Point of Contact: Carl Rennia @ (845) 635-2626

Poughkeepsie:

Monday, May 28th, 2018 @ 11:00 A.M.

Ceremony

Location: Dutchess County War Memorial; corner of Raymond Ave. and Main St.

Hosted by: Dutchess County Executive Marc Molinaro and Dutchess County Division of Veterans Services

Point of Contact: Dutchess County Division of Veterans Services @ (845) 486-2060

Red Hook:

Monday, May 28th, 2018 @ 10:00 A.M.

Parade and Ceremony

Location: Red Hook High School to Memorial Square Park

Hosted by: Red Hook VFW Post # 7765

Point of Contact: William Moore @ (845) 758-8175, wmoore@hvc.rr.com

Rhinecliff:

Monday, May 28th, 2018 @ 9:00 A.M.Flag Raising Ceremony Location: Center of TownHosted by: Rhinecliff Fire DepartmentPoint of Contact: Dennis McGuire @ (845) 876-4429 or John Spencer @ (845) 876-4429

Stanford: 

Monday, May 28th, 2018 @ 9:00 A.M.

Parade and Ceremony

Location: Grange Hall to Bangall Monument, Hunns Lake Road

Hosted by: Leroy Campell American Legion Post # 1793

Point of Contact: John Quinn @ (845) 868-7742

 

Beekman:

 

Monday, May 28th, 2018 @ 10:00 A.M.

Parade & Ceremony

Location: Town Hall and Fire House

Hosted by: Town of Beekman

Point of Contact: Rachael Rancourt @ (845) 724-5300 ext 221, townclerk@townofbeekmanny.us

Hyde Park:

Monday, May 28th, 2018 @ 10:00 A.M.

Parade and Ceremony

Location: Route 9 Roosevelt Theater to Town Hall

Hosted by: Town of Hyde Park and American Legion Hyde Park Post # 1303

Point of Contact: Diane Cullen @ (845) 229-8086 ext. 4, recprogramleader@hydeparkny.us

LaGrange:

Monday, May 28th, 2018 @ 11:00 A.M.CeremonyLocation: 120 Stringham RoadHosted by: Town of LaGrangePoint of Contact: Kelly Tighe @ (845) 452-9064, ktighe@lagrangeny.gov  

North East:

 Monday, May 28th, 2018 @ 6:00 A.M.

 Flag Raising Location: Millerton American Legion Post #178Hosted by: Millerton American Legion Post #178Point of Contact: Sean Klay @ (518) 929-3624

 Monday, May 28th, 2018 @ 10:00 A.M.

Parade

Location: Veterans Park, Main StreetHosted by: Millerton American Legion Post #178

Point of Contact: Sean Klay @ (518) 929-3624

 

Pine Plains:

Monday, May 28th, 2018 @ 10:30 A.M.

Parade 

Location: Town Clock Memorial at South Main Street in the Town of Pine Plains

Hosted by: Shekomeko American Legion Post # 426 and Pine Plains VFW Post # 5519Point of Contact: Marie Stewart @ (845) 546-7349 one.phoenix.rhysing@gmail.com

Wappinger:

Monday, May 28th, 2018 @ 2:00 P.M.

Ceremony

Location: Schlathaus Park, at the intersection of Myers Corners Road and 126 All Angels Hill Road

Hosted by: Town of Wappinger

Point of Contact: Ralph Holt @ (845) 297-0720

 

Union Vale:

 

Monday, May 28th, 2018 @ 9:00 A.M.

Ceremony

Location: On-The-Green, Verbank (Town of Union Vale)

Hosted by: Union Vale Fire Company

Point of Contact: David McMorris @ (914) 475-8397, dbmcmorris@optonline.net

 

Fishkill:

 

Monday, May 28th, 2018 @ 1:00 P.M.

 Parade and Ceremony

 Location: Main Street and Broad Street

Hosted by: VFW Post # 1286 and Village of Fishkill

Point of Contact: Julie Spann @ fishkillactivity@gmail.com

 

Rhinebeck:

 Monday, May 28th, 2018 @ 10:30 A.M.

Parade and Ceremony 

Location: Fairgrounds through Village to Rhinebeck Cemetery

Hosted by: American Legion Montgomery Post # 429

Point of Contact: Dennis J. McGuire @ (845) 876-4429, denles69@aol.com

 

 

Tivoli:

Monday, May 28th, 2018 @ 10:00 A.M.

 Ceremony

 Location: Northside Red Church Cemetery Route 9G

Hosted by: American Legion Harris Smith Post # 524

Point of Contact: Commander Thomas Mabie @ (845) 758-1330

 

Wappingers Falls:

Monday, May 28th, 2018 @ 9:00 A.M.

Ceremony 

 Location: Mesier Park

Hosted by: J.M. Goring-WM. Hurtz American Legion Post # 427 and VFW # 5913

Point of Contact: Raymond C. Chase Jr. @ (845) 297-2943



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