Rumson, above, and Red Bank, below, are among the towns on the Green with traditional Memorial Day events scheduled for Monday. (Photos by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge)[UPDATE: With possibly heave rain forecast for Memorial Day, several towns have changed their Memorial Day plans. Scroll down to see which ones.
Memorial Day Commemoration, Monday, 11 a.m., Veterans’ Monument, 51 Monmouth Street, corner of Drummond Place. The featured speaker is U.S. Navy Lieutenant Sean Geary, Command Judge Advocate for Naval Weapons Station Earle and Naval Support Activity Lakehurst.
The event follows a 10 a.m. ceremony hosted by the volunteer fire and first aid squads at borough hall, 90 Monmouth Street.[Update: This event has been relocated to the Elks Lodge #233, at 40 West Front Street. Same time and lineup.]
Fair Haven’s Memorial Day Parade will take place on Monday at 9 a.m., beginning at Knollwood School, up Hance Road to River Road, and ending at Memorial Park, River Road.
A ceremony featuring guest speakers and musical selections is to follow.[UPDATE: The parade has been canceled, and the Memorial Day observances will now take place at the Knollwood School’s all-purpose room at 9 a.m.]