How to celebrate Veterans Day in the Phoenix area
There are several events honoring veterans Friday and throughout the weekend. Here are a few to check out.
When and where: Friday at 11am. The route starts on Central Avenue just south of Bethany Home Road.
Details: Floats, ROTC units, military vehicles, classic cars, marching bands and equestrian units will trek through central Phoenix.
When and where: Saturday at 8am at Kiwanis Park in Tempe.
Details: Participate in a 10k, 5k or 1-mile walk/run to benefit Team Red, White and Blue, an organization that connects veterans to their communities through physical activity.
When and where: Sunday at 10:45am at the Mesa Cemetery.
Details: Mesa will host a commemorative program with a historic aircraft fly-over to honor the 23 British Royal Air Force cadet pilots who died while training at Falcon Field during the 1940s.
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