Happy Memorial Day weekend everyone! If you’re in the area this weekend, there are some great celebrations of this weekend of remembrance and respect for those who have given their lives for our freedom. God Bless The U.S.A., and God Bless Texas! Hope to see y’all around town, and have a safe and happy weekend with your family and friends.
Public Flag Retirement Ceremony
May 23, 2015 7:30 pm
A patriotic ceremony with music and guest speakers on Memorial Day weekend in downtown Garland Town Square. We will honor our U.S. flags that are no longer able to serve as emblems of our country due to being worn or faded. We will also honor our fallen service members who have fought to protect those very flags.
Speakers: Mayor Douglas Athas and Garland Fire Fighters Association President, David Riggs
Singing the National Anthem: Miranda Dawson
Singing God Bless America: Michael Tillberg
CARRY THE LOAD
Sunday, May 24, 2015 8 am
906 Highway 66, Garland, Tx 75040
Carry the Load will start at corner of Highway 66 and Dairy in Garland, Texas on Sunday, May 24, 2015 at 8:00 am. It will proceed west on Ave B. Garland Fire Engines will be posted at intersection of Garland Road, and at Forest Lane & Jupiter intersection. Support the mission and bring a flag to wave! http://on.fb.me/1E5oWq6
Memorial Day Concert
Sunday, May 24th 7:00pm
The Harbor Amphitheater
Memorial Day/Touch a Truck Celebration – Saturday, May 23
Saturday, May 23
10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Rowlett Community Centre
Bring the entire family to the Rowlett Community Centre as we celebrate Memorial Day and honor our fallen military heroes. The event begins with the Memorial Day ceremony at 10:00 A.M., which honors the men and women who gave their lives to preserve our freedom.
Following the ceremony, the event continues with ‘Touch-A-Truck’, a fun and educational opportunity for children of all ages to touch, climb on and in, and explore vehicles of all sizes. Featured will be a School bus, Dump Truck, Front End Loader, Tractor Trailer, Fire Truck, Rowlett Ambulance, Police Car, Motorcycle and SWAT vehicle, Police Command Post, VIPS unit, Mowers, Tractor, Trash Truck, Tow Truck and more! There will also be bounce houses, crafts and face painting as well as other kid’s activities.