Bay Area Veterans Day Events

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Here's a list of Bay Area Events for Veterans Day:
   
      8 A.M.    BREAKFAST FOR MILITARY VETERANS AND FAMILIES, SPONSORED BY OPENING DOORS 2020, www.od2020.com
    304 N. SIXTH ST., SAN JOSE
   CONTACT: (408) 401-1090
 
   9 A.M.    MILPITAS VETERANS DAY CEREMONY. 
   VETERANS PLAZA AT MILPITAS CITY HALL 455 E. CALAVERAS BLVD., 
MILPITAS
   CONTACT: (408) 586-3210 OR www.ci.milpitas.ca.gov
 
9 A.M.    VETERANS DAY TREE PLANTING EVENT, SPONSORED BY CANOPY.
   MENLO PARK VETERANS ADMINISTRATION, 795 WILLOW ROAD, MENLO PARK
   CONTACT: elise@canopy.org
   
   9:30 A.M.   MUSICAL PERFORMANCES TO KICK OFF MARIN COUNTY VETERANS 
DAY ACTIVITIES. THE OFFICIAL CEREMONY BEGINS AT 10 A.M.
   VETERANS MEMORIAL AUDITORIUM, MARIN CENTER, 10 AVENUE OF THE 
FLAGS, SAN RAFAEL
   CONTACT: SEAN STEPHENS (415) 473-6193 OR 
sastephens@marincounty.org OR BRENT AINSWORTH (415) 473-3084 OR 
bainsworth@marincounty.org
 
  10 A.M.    REDWOOD CITY VETERANS DAY CEREMONY. ACTUAL CEREMONY 
BEGINS AT 11 A.M.
   COURTHOUSE SQUARE, 2200 BROADWAY, REDWOOD CITY
   CONTACT: TERRY KIM (650) 780-7500
   
   10 A.M.    FAIRFIELD VETERANS DAY COMMEMORATION AND PARADE.
   --10 A.M.: COMMEMORATION CEREMONY, DOWNTOWN THEATRE, 1035 TEXAS 
ST., FAIRFIELD
   --12:30 P.M. PARADE STARTS AT KENTUCKY & WEBSTER STREETS, 
FAIRFIELD
   CONTACT: (707) 422-0103 fairfieldmainstreet.com
   
   10:30 A.M.    CEREMONY TO KICK OFF SANTA CLARA COUNTY VETERANS DAY 
ACTIVITIES. EVENTS INCLUDE A PARADE STARTING AT NOON, SPONSORED BY THE UNITED 
VETERANS COUNCIL OF SANTA CLARA COUNTY.
   --10:30 A.M. CEREMONY AT MARKET STREET AND PLAZA DE CESAR CHAVEZ, 
SAN JOSE
   --NOON: PARADE STARTS AT WEST SANTA CLARA STREET AND NOTRE DAME 
AVENUE, WITH A VIEWING STAND NEAR THE TECH MUSEUM, 201 S. MARKET ST., SAN 
JOSE
   --CEREMONY AT THE SAP CENTER, 525 W. SANTA CLARA ST., SAN JOSE
   CONTACT: Gene Fanucchi GBF22SJ@aol.com 
 
 
  10:30 A.M.    VETERANS DAY PROGRAM SPONSORED BY THE SAN RAMON 
VALLEY'S COMBINED VETERANS SERVICE ORGANIZATIONS (VSO).
   SAN RAMON VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL, 501 DANVILLE BLVD., DANVILLE
   CONTACT: STEVEN BURCHIK (925) 998-9433 CELLPHONE
 
   11 A.M.    VETERANS DAY CEREMONY. INCLUDES DISPLAY OF A MODEL OF A 
FUTURE MEMORIAL TO OAKLAND RESIDENTS KILLED IN THE VIETNAM WAR. INCLUDES AN 
ADDRESS BY ARMY VETERAN DANIEL HELIX, NOW HEAD OF MEN'S PROGRAMS FOR THE BAY 
AREA RESCUE MISSION.
   VETERANS MEMORIAL BUILDING, 200 GRAND AVENUE, OAKLAND
   CONTACT: ARNOLD DOS SANTOS (510) 523-4628
  
   11 A.M.    PLEASANT HILL VETERAN'S DAY CELEBRATION, SPONSORED BY 
THE VALOR CENTER AT JOHN F. KENNEDY UNIVERSITY AND THE ROTARY CLUB OF 
PLEASANT HILL. EVENT INCLUDES MUSIC, FOOD, GAMES AND SPEECHES.
   PLEASANT HILL PARK, 147 GREGORY LANE, PLEASANT HILL
   CONTACT: (925) 671-5283
   
   11 A.M.    CONCORD VETERANS DAY CEREMONY, SPONSORED BY VFW POST 
1525 AND THE CITIES OF CONCORD AND CLAYTON. FOLLOWED BY THE FOURTH ANNUAL 
VETERANS DAY INVITATIONAL SOFTBALL TOURNAMENT.
   WILLOW PASS PARK, 2748 E. OLIVERA ROAD, CONCORD
   CONTACT: LESLYE ASERA (925) 671-3272
 
   11 A.M.     CASTRO VALLEY VETERANS DAY PROGRAM.
   VETERANS MEMORIAL, CASTRO VALLEY COMMUNITY PARK, 18988 REDWOOD 
ROAD, CASTRO VALLEY
   CONTACT: TONY LINDSEY (510) 468-9942 OR JIM UHLIK (510) 593-6703
 
 11 A.M.    VETERANS DAY MEMORIAL EVENT.
   MEMORIAL PARK, CUPERTINO VETERANS MEMORIAL, MARY AVENUE & STEVENS 
CREEK BOULEVARD, CUPERTINO
   
   11 A.M.    WALNUT CREEK VETERANS DAY CEREMONY.
   LESHER CENTER FOR THE ARTS, 1601 CIVIC DRIVE, WALNUT CREEK
   CONTACT: (925) 943-5800
   
   11 A.M.    VETERANS DAY PROGRAM ABOARD THE USS HORNET MUSEUM.
   505 HORNET AVE., PIER 3, ALAMEDA
   CONTACT: (510) 521-8448
 
11 A.M. VETERAN'S DAY RECOGNITION EVENT AND OVERVIEW OF THE VETERAN'S STRENGTH AND WELLNESS PROGRAM
RICHMOND DISTRICT YMCA, COMMUNITY ROOM
360 18TH AVE., SAN FRANCISCO
 
11 A.M. VETERAN'S DAY CEREMONY 
AMPITHEATER INSIDE OAKLAND CITY HALL
1 FRANK H. OGAWA PLAZA, OAKLAND
   
   11:30 A.M.    VETERANS DAY CELEBRATION AT LITTLE HOUSE. FREE LUNCH 
TO VETERANS AND ONE FAMILY MEMBER.
   800 MIDDLE AVE., MENLO PARK
   CONTACT: (650) 272-5045
   
 
   NOON    START OF A THREE-DAY "POP-UP" MUSEUM HONORING KOREAN WAR 
VETERANS. THROUGH SUNDAY.
   VETERANS MEMORIAL BUILDING, 400 HARTZ AVE., DANVILLE
   CONTACT: info@stevenburchik.com OR (925) 998-9433
 
 NOON    VETERANS DAY COMMEMORATION BY SANTA CLARA UNIVERSITY'S 
CAMPUS MINISTRY. INCLUDES A WREATH-LAYING CEREMONY.
   VETERANS MEMORIAL, NEXT TO STEVENS STADIUM AND THE MAIN GARAGE, 
SANTA CLARA UNIVERSITY, 500 EL CAMINO REAL, SANTA CLARA
   CONTACT: TINA VOSSUGH (408) 554-5126 OR (408) 829-4836 CELLPHONE
   
   1 P.M.    PETALUMA NORTH BAY VETERANS DAY PARADE, THE LARGEST 
VETERANS DAY PARADE IN NORTHERN CALIFORNIA.
   STARTS AT WALNUT PARK, PETALUMA BOULEVARD AND D STREET AND THEN 
THEN BACK ON FOURTH STREET TO WALNUT PARK, PETALUMA
   CONTACT: STEVE KEMMERLE (707) 762-5710 OR nansen1k@att.net
 
1 P.M. OPENING OF A BERKELEY HISTOICAL SOCIETY EXHIBIT TITLED, "BERKELEY HOME FRONT", FEATURES A DISPLAY OF WORLD WAR II- RELATED ITEMS AND VIGNESTTES OF LIFE IN BERKELEY DURING THE PERIOD, THROUGH APRIL 8, 2017.
BERKELEY HISTORY CENTER, VETERAN'S MEMORIAL BUILDING
1931 CENTER ST., BERKELEY
CONTACT: (510)848-0181
 
 5:15 P.M.    VETERANS DAY VIGIL AT THE CROSSES OF LAFAYETTE, 
SPONSORED BY THE MT. DIABLO PEACE AND JUSTICE CENTER, THE CROSSES OF 
LAFAYETTE AND OTHERS.
   CROSSES OF LAFAYETTE, NORTH OF THE LAFAYETTE BART STATION AT 3601 
DEER HILL ROAD, LAFAYETTE
   CONTACT: MARGLI AUCLAIR (925) 933-7850
   
   5:30 P.M.    DINNER AND DANCE HONORING VETERANS, SPONSORED BY THE 
DEFREMERY RECREATION CENTER AND THE NATIONAL COALITION OF BLACK VETERAN 
ORGANIZATIONS.
   1651 ADELINE ST., OAKLAND
   CONTACT: DANA RILEY (510) 238-6495 OR driley@oaklandnet.com
   
 
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