May 22, 2015 4:58 PM by News Staff, Photo: Chad J. McNeeley / MGN
Memorial Day weekend is here and a there will be quite a few events across the North State.
Starting at 9 a.m. Saturday in Paradise, 130 American flags will be placed at the cemetery. Congressman Doug LaMalfa will be in attendance.
On Monday, the Chico cemetery will begin at 10 a.m., while the Glen Oaks Memorial program begins at 2 p.m.
In South Butte County, Oroville will be hosting two events, the first at Oroville Memorial Cemetery at 11 a.m. and the second at the Historic Green Bridge on Table Mountain Boulevard off of Montgomery Street at 1:15 p.m.
In Glenn County, a Memorial Day observance will be held at the at the International Order of the Odd Fellows Cemetery on County Road P between Roads 24 and 25 south of Orland. The ceremony kicks off at 11 a.m.
In Shasta County there will be a ceremony and fly over at the Igo Veterans Cemetery on Gas Point Road. The ceremony gets underway at 4:45 p.m. and the fly over is planned for 5:55 p.m.
A Veterans Memorial Service in Redding will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday May 30 at the Veterans Memorial Grove Civic Auditorium.