Hamlets throughout the Twin Forks will pay tribute to those who gave their lives for their country with services and parades during Memorial Day weekend.
The Remsenburg-Speonk Elementary School will host a Memorial Day parade on Friday, May 25, at 10 AM. It will start at the Mill Road School and continue west on South Country Road. A service will follow at 10:30 AM at the monument.
The East Quogue Fire Department will hold a parade on Sunday, May 27, at 1 PM near Walker Avenue, ending with a guest speaker at the firehouse on Bay Avenue.
The annual East Hampton Veterans of Foreign Wars services will take place on Memorial Day, Monday, May 28, with a ceremony at 9 AM at Main Beach in East Hampton, followed by a parade at 10:15 AM on Main Street in the village. A service, featuring guest speakers, will follow the parade on the village green.
In Southampton Village, a parade will begin outside the First Presbyterian Church at 2 South Main Street at 10:45 AM and will march to Agawam Park, where there will be a Memorial Service at 11.
The parade in Sag Harbor, on May 28, will start at the Chelberg and Battle American Legion Auxiliary Post 388 at 26 Bay Street and continue on Main Street to the monument across from Mashashimuet Park.
Quogue village will hold a service at 11 AM on Memorial Day on the lawn outside the firehouse on Jessup Avenue.
In Westhampton, the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5350 will offer a ceremony at 11 AM at the Westhampton Cemetery, followed by refreshments at the VFW Post on Old Riverhead Road.
Riverhead’s annual combined veterans parade begins at 10 AM Memorial Day at the World War II memorial, at the corner of Pulaski Street and Osborn Avenue. It will proceed down Main Street, returning to the memorial for a service.
The Southold Town Memorial Day parade begins at Boisseau Avenue/Hobart Road and Main Road at 9 AM. Hot dogs and soda follow at the Southold American Legion. A ceremony will be conducted at about 10:10 AM at the gazebo at Silversmith’s Corner.