Veterans Day Parades and Military Deals Freebies South Shore Boston 2019

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Here are Veterans Day parades and Celebrations South of Boston as well as discounts for military on restaurants and other activities.

Veterans Day Parades and Military Deals Freebies South Shore Boston 2018

Abington Rockland  & Whitman  Tri Town Parade 2019



Bridgewater Tri Town Veterans Day Parade 2019

Police Chief Timothy Hanlon and Fire Chief Timothy Grenno would like to invite residents and families from Whitman, Abington and Rockland to attend the 66th Annual Tri-Town Veterans Day Parade.

Each year, the three communities alternate hosting the parade and this year Whitman will serve as the host town. The parade is being organized by the Whitman Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 697.

“This tradition has been going on for nearly 70 years and each town takes tremendous pride when it is their turn to host the Veterans Day Parade,” Chief Hanlon said. “The organizers have put in a lot of hard work to plan this year’s event in Whitman and we hope to see a large turnout and a lot of flags waving to show our veterans how much we support them.”


Monday, Nov. 11 beginning at 10 a.m.


The parade will begin on South Avenue, at Colebrook Boulevard, and will travel down South Avenue to Washington Street. The procession will turn right on Washington Street and will continue down the road and then turn right onto Park Ave. The parade then bears left onto Essex Street past the Whitman Public Safety building, and will end outside of the Whitman VFW at 95 Essex St.


Ceremony: 10 a.m. to noon, Monday, Braintree Town Hall, 1 John F. Kennedy Memorial Drive. The town will host a Veterans Day ceremony with Mayor Joseph Sullivan and John Olivere, a U.S. Army veteran who served in the Vietnam War, as speakers. Residents can come at 9 a.m. for coffee.


Breakfast: 8:30 to 11 a.m., Saturday, Our Lady of Lourdes, 130 Main St. The Carver Cub Scouts Pack 63 will host a Veteran’s Day breakfast with several guest speakers who will share their stories


Ceremony: 11 a.m., Monday, Veteran’s Park, 2 Border St. The town will host a Veterans Day observance with Fran Collins, a 40-year Navy veteran and graduate of Cohasset High School, as the guest speaker.


Celebration: 11 a.m., Monday, Duxbury American Legion Post Hall, 5 West St. The Legion will hold its annual Veterans Day Ceremony and serve a buffet lunch afterward. The ceremony will also celebrate the Legion’s 100th birthday.


Ceremony: 9 a.m., Monday, Halifax Town Hall, 499 Plymouth St. The town will host a Veterans Day ceremony with a wreath-laying at the monuments near town Hhll and speeches from attendees. Anyone interested in participating should call 781-294-1316.


Breakfast: 8:30 to 10:30 a.m., Monday, Hingham Town Hall, 210 Central St. The town will host a breakfast for active service members, veterans and their families in the central meeting room on the second floor of town hall. The meal will be catered by Hart Brothers Catering of Rockland.

Ceremony: 11 a.m., Monday, Hingham Town Hall, 210 Central Street. The town will host a public ceremony moderated by Michael Puzo with music performed by the Hingham High School band. The keynote speaker will be U.S. Army Col. Wayne Libbey. After the ceremony, there will be a parade of colors and wreath-laying ceremony at the veterans monument outside town hall. Seating will be reserved for active service members, veterans and their families.


Ceremony: 11 a.m, Monday, Mary Wales Park, 50 North Franklin St. The town will host a Veterans Day ceremony with speeches from Town Manager Tom Gordon, Thomas Benvine of the Holbrook Historical Society and Ret. U.S. Navy Commander Frederick Gorell Jr. There will also be a wreath-laying by the Holbrook Cub Scouts Pack 56.

Motorcycle ride: 9 a.m., Monday, Liberty Publick House, 777 Plymouth St. The LEO Support Foundation will host a motorcycle ride with several stops around the area. The ride is $25 to participate and proceeds benefit the LEO Support Foundation and American Legion Legacy Scholarship Fund.


Ceremony: 11 a.m., Monday, Hull Veterans Memorial, 435 Nantasket Ave. The town will host a Veterans Day ceremony with Lt. Col. Rev. Michael Medas, a U.S. Air Force chaplain, as the keynote speaker.


Free concert: 11 a.m., Monday, Pinz Entertainment, 101 Kingston Collection Way. Pinz Entertainment will host a free, family-friendly concert honoring local veterans.


Breakfast: 9:30 to 11:30 a.m., Saturday, Daniel Webster Veterans of Foreign Wars Post, 655 Main St. The town’s Republican town committee will host a breakfast honoring veterans. There will be coffee, juice and pastries available at 9:30 and a buffet available at 10. Guest speakers will be retired Navy SEAL Tony O’Brien and attorney Jay McMahon. Tickets are $15; email

Parade: 10:30 a.m., Monday, Library Plaza, Marshfield. The town will host a Veterans Day parade beginning at Library Plaza, then turning left onto Ocean Street, pausing at Town Hall and heading down Plain Street to Veterans Park. Parade participants should line up at Library Plaza at 10 a.m.

Ceremony: 11 a.m., Monday, Veterans Park, Plain Street, Marshfield.


Ceremony: 11 a.m., Monday, Milton Town Hall, 525 Canton Ave. The town will host a ceremony honoring Milton’s veterans of the Gulf, Iraq and Afghanistan wars. The town’s Challenge Coin will be awarded to the veterans from those wars in attendance. To participate, call 617-898-4939.


Ceremony: 11 a.m., Monday, Pembroke High School, 80 Learning Lane. There will be a performance by the high school’s chamber chorus, and the elementary schools’ Veterans Day essay winners will read their essays.



Donation drive: 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Saturday, The Market at Pinehills, 6 Purchase St. The Pinehills Veteran’s Group will be collecting monetary donations.

WWI celebration: 3:30 to 7:30 p.m., Saturday, Three Harts Farm Veterans Growing Opportunities, 232 Beaver Dam Road. The farm will host an event celebrating the end of World War I and its history.

Celebration: 11 a.m., Monday, Plymouth Memorial Hall, 83 Court St. The town’s Department of Veterans’ Services and Veterans Council will host a Veterans Day Celebration featuring a keynote by Diane Ribeiro Hart, daughter of Edward Ribeiro, who fought in World War II.


Parade, ceremony: 10 a.m. to noon, Monday. The parade will start at the Quincy High School parking lot, 91 Russell Park. It will make two stops: one at the World War I Memorial on Hancock Street for a wreathing-laying, and another at the World War II Memorial statue in Merrymount Park. Lt. Comm. Ryan Seggerty, commanding officer of Navy Operational Support Center Quincy, will be the keynote speaker.


Breakfast: 8:30 a.m., Monday, Elks Hall, 21 School St. The Randolph Veterans Council will host a breakfast headlined by a speech from Arafat Knight, a veteran of the U.S. Marines. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased at the door.

Procession: 10:30 a.m., Monday, Elks Hall, 21 School St. The town will host a procession from the breakfast at Elks Hall to Crawford Square. Marchers will be joined by a float carrying a U.S. Army “Huey” helicopter.

Ceremony: 11 a.m., Monday, Turner Free Library, 2 North Main St. The town will host a Veterans Day ceremony including a speech from a Massahcusetts National Guard Staff Sergeant.


Meal: Noon to 4 p.m., Sunday, Barker Tavern, 21 Barker Road. The Barker Tavern will host a free dinner for veterans and active service members. The menu will include a choice of roasted turkey, ribeye steak or broiled haddock. Reservations are suggested, call 781-545-6533.

Meal: 10:45 a.m., Monday, Scituate Country Club, 91 Driftway. The Scituate American Legion Post No. 144 will host a turkey dinner for the town’s veterans. The event will begin with a flag ceremony and food will be served at 11 a.m. To reserve a spot, email or call 617-842-0092.


Ceremony: 9:30 a.m., Monday, Jackson Square. The town will host a ceremony remembering the Korean War.

Parade: 10:15 a.m., Monday, Jackson Square. The town will host a Veterans Day parade starting in Jackson Square, traveling along Middle Street and finishing at Town Hall.

Services: 11 a.m., Monday, Ralph Talbot Amphitheater, 75 Middle St. The town will host Veterans Day services.