There are a variety of ways that the cities, towns and Villages in Waukesha County will celebrate this Memorial day weekend. A service, a parade, a picnic,....you can find it listed here. A time for reflection and honor for those who gave their very best for all of us to enjoy the freedoms our country offers us every day.
Brookfield. Services by Behling-Kutchera American Legion Post 296. 10 a.m. Monday at Oak Hill Cemetery, 3500 N. Brookfield Road. A wreath will be placed on the grave of Revolutionary War soldier Nathan Hatch. Call Betty Hoffmann at 782-5848.
Delafield. Memorial Day/Post Everlasting Service, 9 a.m. Monday at the American Legion Post 196, 333 N. Lapham Peak Road, Delafield.
New Berlin. Hare and Tortoise Run and Walk. Two- or 5- mile run or walk. 9 a.m. Monday at Wells Fargo Bank, 16000 W. Cleveland Ave. Race-day registration until 8:30 a.m. $20 per person; $50 for a family up to four members. To register, call 785-4980 or visit www.wcfls.lib.wi.us/newberlin. Monday 11 am Highland Memorial Park Cemetary,, 14874 West Greenfield Avenue, Memorial Service - Bring lawn chairs - shuttle service will be offered to cars for people in need.
Oconomowoc. 10 a.m. ceremony Monday at City Band Shell at City Beach. Iraq veteran Dave Pelis will speak. Parade to follow. Sponsored by the Oconomowoc Area Veterans Committee. Call (920) 474-4017.
Waukesha. River service. Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 425 Auxiliary. 9 a.m. Monday in front of the Lee Sherman Dreyfus State Office Building, 141 NW. Barstow St. Parade begins at 10:15 a.m. Program begins at 11 a.m. at Cutler Park. Call Wally Hahn of Soat-Vergenz Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 721 at 547-1004.
• Flag-raising ceremony, 11 a.m. Monday at Prairie Home Cemetery, 605 S. Prairie Ave. Call 524-3540.
Dousman. Parade, 10 a.m. Monday followed by ceremony at the flag pole at Cory Park.
Elm Grove. Parade, 10:30 a.m. Monday Sponsored by the Elm Grove Junior Guild.
Hartland. Parade, 10:15 a.m. Monday. Ceremony, 10:30 a.m. James Olson, commander of the American Legion Post 294 and a Vietnam veteran, will be a featured speaker.
Menomonee Falls. Parade, 10 a.m. Monday. Sponsored by the Knights of Columbus. Free ice cream for kids after parade.
Merton. Parade, 10 a.m. Monday. Begins on Main St. and ends at Merton Village Hall/Fire House. Ceremony to follow.
Mukwonago. Parade, 9:30 a.m. Monday. The parade will pause for a short ceremony along the parade route at Oak Knoll Cemetery. Service will follow at the Mukwonago Community Library.
Pewaukee. Spring Fling Festival, noon to 11 p.m. Sunday; Noon to 5 p.m. Monday at Village Park, 325 Capitol Drive. Parade, 10 a.m. Monday with a short service along the parade route. Sponsored by Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 9537.
Sussex. Veterans of Foreign Wars Horne-Mudlitz Post 6377. Parade, 1 p.m. Monday. Ceremony at post follows. Hot dogs and soda will be served. Call 820-9704.
Genesee. Veterans of Foreign Wars Bralick-Miller Post 5270. Service, 1 p.m. Sunday at Genesee Town Park on Depot Road. Followed by a free picnic lunch.