Memorial Day Family Event, Sat May 28 at 10am

Memorial Day Family Event, Sat May 28 at 10am
May 28, 2016 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Mesa Market Place Swap Meet
10550 E Baseline Rd
Mesa, AZ 85209
Joan Wells


Memorial Day Remembrance, Saturday, May 28, at the Mesa Market Place Swap Meet

The public is invited to attend a Memorial Day Remembrance at the Mesa Market Place Swap Meet Saturday, May 28 at 10:00 a.m. The event will take place in their Food Court in the middle of the second row, Row B.

Chapter 1011 of the Vietnam Veterans of America will begin the remembrance by presenting the American flag, and will also honor veterans in the audience by presenting flags for the five branches of the Armed Forces.

Well-known Arizona performers, The Needham Twins, will sing the National Anthem, and other patriotic favorites.

Children are also welcomed at the event. There will be face painters and balloon magicians to entertain young and old alike from 10:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m.

Before and after the remembrance, adults and children are invited to write notes and color pictures to go into ‘Packages From Home’ care packages. Packages From Home sends thousands of care packages to military personnel serving in the Middle East every year, and will not send a package out without including a personal note or picture in it.

The Jewish War Veterans Copper State Post 619, a significant contributor to the Carl T. Hayden Veterans Affairs Hospital and Arizona StandDown, a three day event serving homeless and at risk veterans and their families will participate as well.

Mesa Market Place is open Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, 7:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. and is at 10550 E. Baseline Rd., Mesa, AZ 85209, at exit 193 Signal Butte Rd. and Hwy 60. Info: 480-380-5572 and Fully handicapped accessible. Free Parking, admission, and entertainment.