Memorial Day 2010 Parade, Events and Offers - The annual National Memorial Day Parade is on Monday, May 31, along Constitution Avenue in Northwest. It will begin at 7th Street and end at 18th Street, after which the parade heading north on Virginia Avenue to disperse.
The parade will run from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and close a great number of streets, so read on if you think this might impact your Monday:
Here’s some info from the Metropolitan Police Department:
— Streets along the parade route will be closed to traffic beginning at 1:15 p.m. on Monday (and reopen when it is finished).
— 7th Street NW between Constitution Avenue NW and Independence Avenue SW will be closed to traffic on Monday at 5 a.m.
PARKING RESTRICTIONS (Monday from 6 a.m. to 5 p.m.):
— No parking on Monday along the parade route (Constitution Avenue NW, between 7th and 23rd streets NW).
— No parking on Virginia Avenue NW between Constitution Avenue and 23rd Street.
Memorial Day 2010 Events: San Marcos Memorial Day observances: 10 a.m. toay. Hays County Veterans Memorial, Hopkins Street and Riverside Drive. www.sanmarcostx.gov/news.
Memorial Day ceremony: 9:30 a.m. today. Speeches, patriotic music and wreath laying. Georgetown-Williamson County Veterans Memorial Plaza, 2 Texas Drive, Sun City Texas. 512-864-1202.
Memorial Day event.10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. today. Volunteers will place flags on graves at Austin Memorial Park, 2800 Hancock Drive. www.lutheransonline.com/memorialday.
Memorial Day service: 10 a.m. today. Sponsored by the Thankful Hubbard Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution and the Patrick Henry Chapter of Sons of the American Revolution. Ceremony includes speeches and musket salute by members of the Sons in Revolutionary War dress. Patriotic music by the Austin Symphonic Microband begins at 9:40 a.m. Texas State Cemetery, 909 Navasota St. 845-0155.
Kyle Memorial Day ceremony.10 a.m.today. Kyle/Buda Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 12058, 103 S. Front St., Kyle. www.cityofkyle.com/memorialday2010.php.
Killeen Memorial Day event.11 a.m. today. Sponsored by the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 9192 and Killeen Police Department, ceremony in tribute to ‘Fallen Heroes of the Afghanistan-Iraq Combat.’ Central Texas Veterans Cemetery, 11463 Texas 195, Killeen. www.centexfallenheroes.com.
‘Honoring Our Fallen Heroes.’Noon to 4 p.m. Event includes flag raising ceremony, presentations, flyover with World War II-era planes, lunch and live music. American Legion Post 76, 2201 Veterans Drive. www.travispost76.org, www.lutheransonline.com/memorialday.
National Moment of Remembrance: 3 p.m. Monday. Americans are asked to observe a moment of silence for one minute. www.remember.gov.
Memorial Day 2010 Parade, Deals and Offers: MEMORIAL DAY is observed on the last Monday of May i.e. on May 31. Memorial Day is a day of remembrance for those who have died serving the United Nations. Many people visit cemeteries and memorials to honor everyone, who has died, and those, who have died in military service, in particular. Memorial Day is a federal holiday. All non-essential Government offices are closed, as are schools, businesses and other organizations.
The Memorial Day weekend is three days long in United States. In Washington, DC region people celebrates with family and friends. On Sunday, May 30, a concert is going to organize on the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol for Memorial Day 2010. On Monday 31, on Memorial Day 2010, a parade of Marching Bands and Veterans units from all 50 states steps off at the corner of Constitution Avenue and 7th Streets, and proceeds along Constitution Avenue, past the White House, ending at 17th Street.
On the three-day holiday weekend on the Memorial Day 2010, many deals and freebies come out for the customers. As per the Memorial Day 2010 deals sales and promotion, offer 10″ Notebook will be available under $200, laptop dual core under $400, Laptop Core 2 Duo under $400.
From the Newegg Memorial Day Sale 2010, Acer Aspire One AOD250-1151 Black Notebook is available under $200 and Acer Aspire AS5732Z-4598 Notebook Intel T4400 is under $400 from May 25th May 31. According to Sears Appliances Memorial Day Sales, customers can save up to 20-70% for Appliances. The offer is valid from May 27 to June 9.
On Lee Jeans Memorial Day Deals Weekend Deals, customers can save $15 off their purchase of $75 or more from May 28 to June 1. Bev Mo is having a Memorial Day sale on beer, wine, and spirits. Patron Silver Tequila (750 ml) is $4 off, bringing the price to $40. There are others lot promotion and deals are available on various stores on the Memorial Day 2010.
Washington Post, Austin American-Statesman and Merinews contributed this reports.