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Veterans Day events in Southland

November 11, 2009 12:04:55 AM PST
Check out Veterans Day events around the Southland on Wednesday.LOS ANGELES

Los Angeles National Cemetery Ceremony
11 a.m.
Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger will speak at a ceremony at the Los Angeles National Cemetery in Westwood, along with the author Tom Ruck.

950 South Sepulveda Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90049
(310) 268-4494

50th Annual Veterans Day Ceremony at Forest Lawn
11 a.m.
Forest Lawn's 50th Annual Veterans Day program will feature skydivers, a military vehicle display, patriotic music arrangements and a presentation of the Presidential Proclamation.

6300 Forest Lawn Dr.
Los Angeles, CA 90068
(800) 204-3131
  • Link: http://www.forestlawn.com/Special-Events-And-Facilities/Event-Detail.asp?EventID=29


  • Pepperdine's 10th Annual Veterans Day Ceremony
    11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
    Pepperdine University hosts a tribute to veterans at Heroes Garden on the Drescher Graduate campus.

    24255 Pacific Coast Highway
    Malibu, CA 90263


  • Link: http://www.pepperdine.edu/pr/events/2009/november/veterans-day-ceremony-09.htm


  • San Fernando Valley Veterans Day Parade
    11:11 a.m.
    The parade begins at the corner of Laurel Canyon Boulevard and San Fernando Mission Boulevard and will end at the Ritchie Valens Recreation Center and Park, 10736 Laurel Canyon Boulevard.

  • Link: http://www.sfvveteransdayparade.com/


  • Annual Veterans Day Ceremony in Monterey Park
    11 a.m.
    The event will include the presentation of a wreath at the city's War Memorial, as well as patriotic music and speeches by local elected officials.

    For more information, call (626) 307-1390.

  • Link: http://ci.monterey-park.ca.us/index.aspx?page=10&recordid=2364&returnURL=%2Findex.aspx


  • Duarte Veterans Day Ceremony
    9 a.m.
    Congresswoman Judy Chu will join community leaders in honoring veterans and those currently serving in the military at Thorsen Park, 2800 Huntington Dr..

    For more information, call the city of Duarte at (626) 357-7931.

    ORANGE COUNTY

    22nd Annual Fullerton Veterans Day Parade and Ceremony
    10:30 a.m.
    The parade will begin in the Downtown Plaza on Wilshire Avenue and Harbor Boulevard and will end at Hillcrest Park at the intersection of Harbor Boulevard and Valley View Drive.

    For more information, call the Fullerton American Legion at (714) 871-2412.

  • Link: http://www.cityoffullerton.com/civica/press/display.asp?Layout=1&Entry=1886


  • Nixon Presidential Library
    10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
    Free admission all day
    There will be a special program saluting the military at 11 a.m. in the East Room.

    18001 Yorba Linda Blvd.
    Yorba Linda, CA 92886

  • Link: http://www.nixonlibraryfoundation.org/index.php?src=events&srctype=detail&refno=123&category=Upcoming%20Events

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