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Memorial Day Activities

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As we get closer to the end of May, we also get closer to Memorial Day. Memorial Day is not only about an extra day off from work and picnics, it is also a time to remember and thank those who have lost their lives protecting our freedom. Have fun over Memorial Day weekend, but also remember to take time to thank those individuals. Here are a few great ideas for your weekend.

Attend a local Memorial Day Parade – There are many Memorial Day parades going on around the area. One quick search on Google and you can find out about the one in your area.

Visit a National or State Park – If the weather is nice, get away for the day or weekend and go to a national or state park. While walking around and enjoying nature, you will definitely begin to feel a sense of appreciation for our great nation.

Take a Moment of Silence – On Memorial Day whether you’re at a picnic or just hanging at home with your family, make it a point for everyone to take a moment of silence for those who have lost their lives for us.

Pay Your Respect at a National Cemetery – What better way to celebrate Memorial Day than by paying your respect at a national cemetery. With us being only a few hours away from Arlington National Cemetery, it makes for an easy road trip with your family.

Celebrate with a Picnic – Many people celebrate the day with a picnic! If you have a picnic you’re going to, you may also want to take a patriotic dessert. Here are a few delicious ideas!

Get Away for the Weekend – Memorial Day weekend is the unofficial start of summer and what better way to enjoy it than on a short vacation with your family!

These are only a few simple ways to celebrate Memorial Day. Whatever you decide to do, enjoy your weekend!


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