LIMA — There will be Memorial Day festivities and services throughout the area this weekend, both to celebrate and remember those who have served.
The following events will take place Monday:
Lima: Parade 10 a.m., beginning on Main Street toward Town Square. Wreath laying ceremony noon at Lima VFW Post 1275.
Bluffton: Parade 9:30 a.m., Service 10 a.m. at Maple Grove Cemetery. American Legion Post 382 chicken barbecue 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Citizens National Bank parking lot.
Lafayette: Parade 9:30 a.m. on Washington Street. Memorial Day chicken barbecue 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Lafayette-Jackson Township Fire Department. Cost is $8 per meal.
Ottawa: Parade 10:30 a.m., beginning at the corner of Main and Perry streets. Memorial service to follow parade in front of the Courthouse.
Kalida: Church service 8 a.m., St. Michael’s Catholic Church. Memorial service 9 a.m. at Pioneer Pavilion.
Cloverdale: Memorial service 10 a.m. at Flower Garden, Mahoning Street.
Continental: Memorial service 11:15 a.m. at the south side of the American Legion Hall. Post 541 Legionnaires, spouses and spouses of deceased Legion members are invited for breakfast from 8 to 9:15 a.m. prior.
Delphos: Parade 10:45 a.m. beginning at the Delphos Fire Station. Memorial Day program 11 a.m. at the Veterans Memorial.
Lake Cody Campground will also host festivities including bingo, cornhole, a golf cart parade and more throughout Memorial Day Weekend beginning at 6 p.m. each night.
Reach Tara Jones at 567-242-0511.