Monday 5/27, 9:30am , Cambridge Common
The Parade will begin with a cannon salute at 9:30 a.m., by the MA Bicentennial Battery on Cambridge Common and proceed through Harvard Square, up Mount Auburn Street to Coolidge Avenue, and conclude at the Cambridge Cemetery, 76 Coolidge Avenue. Cambridge Mayor Marc C. McGovern and CVO President Philip Anderson will serve as parade commentators. Parade participants will include veterans’ groups, elected officials, police and fire personnel, color guards, bands, drill teams and youth organizations.
The Memorial Day Observance will begin at approximately 11 a.m., at Cambridge Cemetery. CVO President Philip Anderson will serve as Master of Ceremonies and CVO Chaplain Ronald Dailey will give the Invocation and Benediction. Mayor Marc C. McGovern, City Manager Louis A. DePasquale, and Director of Cambridge Veterans' Services Neil MacInnes-Barker will give the City's greetings and make brief remarks.. Amigos School 4th graders will lead the audience in the Pledge of Allegiance and a CRLS (Cambridge Rindge & Latin School) Drama student will read the Governor's Memorial Day Proclamation.
Posted by Dee T.