Royal Canadian Legion members Chuck Fournier

North Island remembers

Royal Canadian Legion branches in several North Island communities will host Remembrance Day ceremonies and fellowship Monday, Nov. 11.

Royal Canadian Legion branches in several North Island communities will host Remembrance Day ceremonies and fellowship Monday, Nov. 11. Here’s where you can take part:

 

 

 

ALERT BAY

Guests will gather at the Legion Hall for a service, address and the laying of the wreaths following the two-minute silence at 11:11 a.m. A free lunch with dessert follows, hosted by the Legion Auxiliary.

 

 

 

PORT ALICE

Muster at the arena at 10:30 a.m. for a parade to cenotaph in front of the Legion Hall. After the ceremony, lunch is served in the Hall, with free hot dogs and ice cream for the kids.

 

 

 

PORT HARDY

Participants assemble at the Carrot Park Cenotaph prior to 11 a.m. Following the ceremony and laying of wreaths, lunch will be served to adults at the Legion Hall and the Lions Club will provide hot dogs and hot chocolate to kids at the Civic Centre.

 

 

 

PORT McNEILL

 

Parade participants are asked to muster at the Legion Hall at 10 a.m. Parade to the cenotaph on Campbell Way for the ceremony, followed by lunch at the Legion Hall for adults. Guides and Scouts will offer free hot dogs and hot chocolate for children at NISS.

 

 

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