LISLE PARK DISTRICT: Honor Veterans at Sunday's Veterans Day Observance on Nov 11
Lisle Park District issued the following announcement on Nov. 7.
Join the Lisle Park District, in collaboration with Lisle VFW - Post 5696 and the Lisle Community Band, as we honor and observe Veterans Day this Sunday, November 11.
The Veterans Day Observance will be held at the Lisle Veterans Memorial located at 921 School Street on the grounds of The Museums at Lisle Station Park. Beginning at 11am, the Bells of Peace will ring to signify the start of the event, which will include ‘Posting of the Colors’ by the Color Guard, the National Anthem, as well as announcements of each branch of service with a medley performed by the Lisle Community Band, and remarks by various speakers and dignitaries. For a full listing of the sequence of events, visit lisleparkdistrict.org. Free parking for the event is available at the train station commuter lots, and limited parking is available in front of the museum on Short Street.
The Lisle Veterans Memorial Fund began in the greater Lisle community as a grassroots effort to construct a monument honoring veterans and promoting civic pride. In partnership with Lisle Park District, Lisle Partners for Parks Foundation, the Village of Lisle, and community members, construction of the memorial was completed and dedicated in the fall of 2016.
The Lisle Park District provides a variety of leisure activities for people of all ages throughout the year. Park district facilities include Lisle Community Park; the Recreation Center which houses Gentle Learning Preschool, SEASPAR, the Senior Center, and multipurpose rooms; Sea Lion Aquatic Park; River Bend Golf Course; Wheatstack – A Midwestern Eatery & Tap and numerous neighborhood playgrounds and parks offering amenities such as tennis courts, ball fields, walking paths and picnic areas totaling close to 400 acres. It is the mission of the Lisle Park District to enrich the quality of life for people of all ages by providing constructive and creative leisure opportunities. For more information about the Lisle Park District, please call 630-964-3410 or visit lisleparkdistrict.org.
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Source: Lisle Park District