It is the time of year when we gather to pay respects in honor of our veterans for the many sacrifices they made for our freedom. Here is a list of the Remembrance Day ceremonies and services happening across Hastings County.
Tweed’s remembrance day ceremony will begin at the Tweed Royal Canadian Legion #252 at 10:40 am, with a parade leading to the cenotaph. Afterward, there will be a light lunch at the legion.
The Tyendinaga Township Remembrance Day Ceremony will take place at the Tyendinaga Municipal Office located, at 859 Melrose Road, Shannonville starting at 10:45 am.
The Deseronto Remembrance Day ceremonies will begin at the Earl J. Brant Memorial Legion Branch #280 at 10:30 am. There will then be a parade leading to the cenotaph on Main Street followed by lunch and refreshments at the legion.
Madoc & Centre Hastings
Centre Hastings will be holding Remembrance Day Services at the Madoc Cenotaph starting at 10:30 am in Thompson Park, located at 155 St. Lawrence Street.
Bancroft Remembrance Day ceremonies will take place at the Bancroft cenotaph at 10:45 am. Bancroft has created a new permanent memorial to honour the men from the community who died in service during the wars. Immediately after the placing of the wreaths, there will be a ceremony commemorating Queen Elizabeth II, service during World War II.
Marmora & Lake
Marmora & Lake will begin Remembrance Ceremonies on November 10th, at 4:30 pm, for a Candle Light Tribute taking place at the Legion. On Remembrance Day there will be a Tribute March leaving the Legion at 10:45 am to the Memorial Park, cenotaph where the ceremony will begin.