Remembrance Day 2017 is here. Below is a list of scheduled events taking place on November 11, to allow you to plan your day. As is usual, there will be multiple services throughout the city taking place before the main Remembrance Day Service at the Guelph Sleeman Centre, and then an opportunity to get together after the parade at the ANAF Club as well as other service clubs around town. Wherever you end up after the service and parade, be sure to end your day at the ANAF with food, drink and music provided by DJ John McGlone. The Club doors will remain open well into the evening on November 11.
In the meantime, the 2017 Poppy Campaign is in full effect, with poppies being made available throughout the city. Make a donation and proudly wear your poppy today! Why do we wear the poppy? Click this link for a well written explanation of why the poppy is so important.
NOVEMBER 11 schedule of Events in Guelph:
MCCRAE HOUSE REMEMBRANCE DAY SERVICE
9 a.m. McCrae House (108 Water Street, Guelph) Admission to the house by donation, Rev. Christine Clatworthy officiating.
9:45 a.m., the parade to Sleeman Centre forms on Farquhar St. beside Guelph Armoury (presenters to pick up wreaths by 10:10 a.m.).
SLEEMAN CENTRE REMEMBRANCE DAY SERVICE
from 9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. (service begins at 10:10 a.m.)
Sleeman Centre (50 Woolwich St., Guelph)
Free, Guest speaker Sgt. Douglas Bailey CD. The parade will continue following the Sleeman ceremony (to the Guelph Cenotaph then on Wyndham St., past the Reviewing Stand at the Quebec St. Mall, then back to the Guelph Armoury).
WOODLAWN MEMORIAL PARK REMEMBRANCE DAY SERVICE (starting at 10:45 a.m.) Woodlawn Memorial Park (762 Woolwich Street, Guelph)
Free, audio enhanced, service takes place in the veterans’ area located below the Canadian flag.
Remember, you and yours are invited to join us at the ANAF Club 344 immediately after the Sleeman Centre Remembrance Day Service or anytime throughout the day and evening for food, drinks, companionship and music. All are welcome!