Schedule of Events for Memorial Day

Monday May 27, 2019

See map below followed by 2018 event archive

PLEASE NOTE: SOME DATABASES NAME ALL LOCAL ADDRESSES AS BEING IN LITTLE NECK. CHURCH STREET IS ALSO KNOWN AS 44TH AVENUE ON SOME DATABASES
9:30 a.m.
Honorees and attendant volunteers arrive at Father Smith Hall, 245-02 Alameda Avenue, Douglaston, NY. Father Smith Hall is located behind Divine Wisdom Catholic Academy, 45-11 245th Street, Douglaston, NY.
10:00 a.m.
Interfaith Service at  Zion Episcopal Church, 243-10 Northern Boulevard Douglaston, NY 11363. Easy drop off and temporary parking on the Church Street  side of Zion Church, one block north of Northern Boulevard
11:15 a.m.
Wreath Laying Ceremony at the Monument Park in Divine Wisdom Schoolyard at Alameda Avenue and Northern Boulevard, opposite 247th Street
11:45 a.m.
Veterans' Continental-style Breakfast to be held at Father Smith Hall.
1:00 p.m.
Line up begins and we transport Parade Marshals and select others to their place of assembly
1:45 p.m.
Elected Officials line up and press availability at Assembly Area E 
in front of Starbucks on Northern Boulevard opposite Buttonwood Road in Great Neck
2:00 p.m.
Parade steps off from Jayson Avenue and Northern Boulevard -- Division 1 leading. 
Division 1 includes the Grand Marshal, Honorary Grand Marshals, Division Marshals,
Veterans organizations, and Elected Officials. Maximum parade distance: 1.5 Miles.
Presentation of colors and honors at the Reviewing Stage along parade route.
2:30 p.m.
Division 1 enters the Divine Wisdom Catholic Academy schoolyard
(Alameda Avenue and Northern Boulevard, opposite 247th Street). 
Honorees may remain, or be shuttled to the hospitality area at the Reviewing Stand.
Photo opportunities and press will be present.  
2:31 p.m. - 3:59 p.m.
Complimentary food and beverages will be served  in the refreshment area of
Divine Wisdom Catholic Academy schoolyard. We reserve the right to limit individual 
servings to assure that all marchers can be served.
4:00 p.m.
Closing Ceremony, presentation of Parade awards
4:45 p.m.
Closing Ceremony ends. Parade breakdown continues to completion.

INTERACTIVE PARADE MAP

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9:30 AM
Arrive at Father Smith Hall, 245th Street and Alameda Avenue. Cross street is Northern
Boulevard, Douglaston, NY. Father Smith Hall is located in the parking lot of Divine
Wisdom Catholic Academy, 45-11 245th Street, Douglaston, NY.
10:00 AM
Interfaith Service at  Congregation L'Dor V'Dor Oakland Little Neck Jewish Center
49-10 Little Neck Parkway, Little Neck, NY 11362
11:15 AM
Wreath Laying Ceremony at the Monument Park in Divine Wisdom Schoolyard
11:45 AM
Veteran's Breakfast at Father Smith Hall.
1:00 PM
Line up and transport Marshals to their place of assembly
1:45 PM
Elected Officials line up and press availability at Assembly Area E 
2:00 PM
Parade step off from Jayson Avenue and Northern Boulevard -- Division 1 leading. 
Division 1 includes the Honorary Grand Marshal, Grand Marshal, Division Marshals,
Veterans, and Elected Officials. Maximum parade distance: 1.5 Miles.
Presentation of colors and honors at the Reviewing Stage along parade route.
2:30 PM
Division 1 enters the Divine Wisdom Catholic Academy schoolyard
(Alameda Avenue opposite 247th Street). 
2:31 PM - 3:59 PM
Complimentary food and beverages served in the Divine Wisdom Catholic Academy schoolyard
4:00 PM
Closing Ceremony and free Community Concert featuring Voices for Veterans Band!
4:45 PM
Closing Ceremony ends. Parade breakdown continues to completion.

Schedule of Events for Memorial Day Monday May 28, 2018

The Little Neck Douglaston Memorial Day Parade Assoc., Inc. is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit.

Contributions are deductible to the extent allowed by law. Consult your tax preparer.

Photos Courtesy the original copyright holders.

Thanks to Dominick Totino Photography, John Zaverdas, the Bishop Family, the Mugdan family, and others.

Parade Route

Northern Blvd. from Jayson Ave. in Great Neck

to 245th St. in Douglaston

Call

    (718) 279-3200

    (917) 282-1934

 Contact

info@LNDmemorialday.org

 242-17 Church St. Suite 1 East

 Douglaston, NY 11363

All images are the property of  their respective copyright holders.

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