Day: November 11, 2020

  • Happy Veteran’s Day from CMAA

    NOVEMBER 10, 2020

    HONORING OUR BRAVE
    MILITARY VETERANS

    The Central Massachusetts Agency on Aging is committed to supporting veterans near and far. For over 45 years, we’ve worked to help older Americans across Central Massachusetts get access to the resources they need. Read on to learn more about local events and happenings for this important holiday.

    Statewide Veterans' Day Activities

    Massachusetts Veterans Day 2020

    Virtual Veterans Day Ceremony, 10:00am

    Featuring speakers and musical performances, remarks by Governor Baker, and more! The ceremony will be broadcast on Facebook pages for the Department of Veterans’ Services, the Soldiers’ Home in Holyoke, and the Soldiers’ Home in Chelsea as well as on the Commonwealth’s website.

     

    Stream the ceremony online at: www.mass.gov/info-details/massachusetts-veterans-day-2020  

     

    Northern Central MA Veterans' Day Activities

    FITCHBURG

    Fitchburg Access Television (FATV)

    Virtual Veterans Day Ceremony, 11:00am

    A livestreamed broadcast available online and your television!

     

    If you reside in Fitchburg and have cable, watch on Comcast Channel 99 and Verizon Channel 37.

    To view the broadcast online, visit live.Fatv.org and click on the ‘Government Live Stream’ button.

     

    LEOMINSTER

    The City of Leominster and Leominster Veterans’ Services

    Veterans Day Presentation, 11:00am

     

    Due to the Governor of Massachusetts’ recent orders, in person attendees will be limited to staff, the Mayor, award recipients and a select few key participants. The ceremony can be watched on Leominster Access Television.

     

    If you reside in Leominster and have cable, watch on Comcast Channel 8 and Verizon Channel 34.

     

    To view the broadcast online, visit Leominster.tv and watch at 11:00am.

    Central MA Veterans' Day Activities

    WORCESTER

    Veterans Inc. presents:

    Veterans’ Day Car Parade and Pancake Breakfast-To-Go!

    Click here to register!

     

    Decorate your car in a patriotic theme and celebrate our veterans!

    Schedule:

    • 10:00am – Line up at Percy’s Appliance (19 Glennie Street, Worcester, MA)
    • 10:30am – Parade Begins
    • 11:00am – Parade Ends at Green Hill Park where there will be a WWI Memorial Unveiling

    *COVID-19 guidelines will be enforced and participants must remain in their vehicle at all times. Limited numbers, so register today!

     

    Graphic for Veterans, Inc. Veterans Day Car Parade and Pancake Breakfast-To-Go
    Southern Central MA Veterans' Day Activities

    STURBRIDGE

    Old Sturbridge Village

    Veterans’ Day Activities at The Village, 9:30am-4:00pm

    Cost: All active, veteran and retired members of the military and their families* receive free admission on Veterans Day. (*up to 6 people). For non-military guests, Veterans Day activities are included with standard daytime admission or Village membership; Please make sure to reserve/purchase tickets before arriving!

     

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    Photo courtesy of Old Sturbridge Village

    To celebrate Veterans Day, Old Sturbridge Village will present special activities celebrating the nation’s military history. Listen to fife and drum music, watch musket and cannon demonstrations, and see how American military uniforms have changed over the past 200 years.

     

    (Weather conditions could impact where and how certain activities take place. Visitors are expected to follow COVID-19 guidelines, including wearing masks when interacting with staff and other guests.)