Schedule of Events for Memorial Day

Monday May 25, 2020

See map below

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 11363
10:00 a.m.
Interfaith Service at  Community Church of Douglaston, 39-50 Douglaston Parkway, NY 11363
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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The map shows assembly areas and notable parade locations.

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