Memorial Day parades, other events

As usual, area municipalities and organizations have planned parades, services and ceremonies over Memorial Day weekend. The following events are planned.


LOGANTON — Sugar Valley Memorial Day Weekend Festival at Sugar Valley Community Volunteer Fire company, 24 Anthony St., Loganton, today from 6-10 p.m. and Saturday 4-9 p.m. The Sugar Valley Rural Charter School Band performs Friday; Dusty Heggenstaller and the Sugar Valley Community Band perform Saturday evening. Sponsored by Sugar Valley Rural Charter School Sports Boosters.

BOALSBURG — From 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., the Pennsylvania Military Museum will be open with a World War II Living History Bivouac. There will be a tactical demonstration at 12:45 p.m. From 1:30 to 5 p.m., the Boal Mansion will be open with Civil War Encampment; the parade line up begins at 3:30 p.m., followed by the parade at 5; the carnival runs runs until 10 p.m.; there will be live music from 7 to 9 p.m. with David Zentner and Dailey’s Lawn Care; “Over the River and Through the Woods,” will be staged at 7:30 p.m. at Nittany Theatre at the Barn.


BOALSBURG — From 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., the Pennsylvania Military Museum will be open with a World War II Living History Bivouac. There will be a tactical demonstration at 12:45 p.m.; from 10:15 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., there will be a Colonial Liturgy Service with Patriotic Hymns at Zion Lutheran Church, 105 Old Boalsburg Road. The Boal Mansion will be open from 1:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. There will be a Civil War Encampment. From 2 to 6 p.m., it will be wristband night at the Boalsburg Fire Company Carnival. Wristbands are $15 for unlimited rides.


BEECH CREEK — Memorial Day Parade, 10 a.m.; line up at 9 a.m. at the Beech Creek American Legion. Parade route begins at Wynn Avenue to Main Street and ends in Blanchard. There will be fire companies, fair queens, bands, twirling groups, floats and more. Sponsored by the Beech Creek American Legion.

LOGANTON — Memorial Day parade and chicken barbecue sponsored by Sugar Valley Fire Company. The parade at 2 p.m. forms at the east end of Loganton and moves west along Main Street, followed by a Memorial Day service at the monument at Main and Mill Streets. Keynote speaker is State Representative Stephanie Borowicz, with the Loganton mayor and Clinton County Commissioner Jeff Snyder also speaking. Other participants are Pastor John Granchie and Army Veteran Thomas Owens. Music provided by the Sugar Valley Community Band. There will also be a tractor show, food stands, and a chicken barbecue at the Sugar Valley Fire Company. Proceeds benefit the Sugar Valley Fire Company.

RENOVO — Members of the Western Clinton County Veterans Council to meet at the American Legion Post 442 at 8 a.m. Services will be held at the following times and places:

– 9 a.m. Lower Hyner Cemetery

– 9:15 a.m. Catholic Cemetery

– 9:30 a.m. North Bend Fire Hall

– 10 a.m. Fairview Cemetery

– 10:30 a.m. 16th Street Park Memorial

– 10:45 a.m. South Renovo Memorial

– 11 a.m. Center of Bridge

– 11:15 a.m. Drurys Run Cemetery

SALLADASBURG–Memorial Day parade begins at 11 a.m. Line up at 10:45 a.m. on Dochter Street. Jersey Shore High School Band will lead the parade, which will also includes scouts, baseball teams, antique cars and tractors, floats and decorated vehicles, kids on bicycles and veterans.

Immediately following the parade there will be a ceremony to honor the local veterans in the Salladasburg United Methodist Church parking lot. The invocation will be done by Pastor Kevin Brophy. The National Anthem will be sung by Rebecca Barrows. Dr. Daniel Glunk will recite Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address and then the roll call of the veterans will be read by Mayor Douglas Ellsworth, followed by taps and a 21-gun salute by The Jersey Shore Honor Guard.

BOALSBURG — Memorial Day events in Boalsburg wrap up on Monday. At 8:30 a.m, there will be the 39th annual Memorial Day Run; from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., there will be a Children’s Carnival on the side lawn of St. John’s Church United Church of Christ, 218 N. Church St.; from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., the Boalsburg Garden Club will hold its plant sale; from 10 to 11 a.m., there will be a celebration of more than 150 Years of the Durner Organ by Ryan Ditmer of St. John’s United Church of Christ; the carnival will run from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and there will be vendors on Church and Main Streets; there will be blacksmithing demonstrations at the Blacksmith Shop – east side of the Township Building, 224 E. Main St., from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and from 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., there will be live entertainment featuring local bands, dance and musical acts; finally, there will be cemetery walk at 6 p.m., emceed by Jeff Brown of The Bus.