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vondale will hold a Memorial Day service to commemorate the lives of those lost while serving our great nation.

Avondale’s Memorial Day service will take place 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Monday, May 31, at the Avondale Civic Center’s outdoor amphitheater, 11465 W. Civic Center Drive. The public is invited to attend to honor those who have served.

Avondale Mayor Kenn Weise will address the crowd at this reflective event, which will also include music, special tributes and a candlelight vigil. The evening musical performances feature a string quartet from the West Valley Youth Orchestra, taps performed on trumpet by local professional bugler Todd Bevins, and a bagpipe performance by Avondale Fire and Medical Department Deputy Chief Aaron Glass.  

There is no cost to attend. Bring lawn chairs or blankets. For more information, call the Parks and Recreation Department at 623-333-2400 or go to avondaleaz.gov/events.

This city of Avondale event is hosted in partnership with the American Legion Crandall Palmer Post 61, VFW Pat Tillman Memorial Post 40, the VFW and American Legion Women’s Auxiliary Groups, Scottish American Military Society Post 48, Blue Star Moms, Gold Star Moms, Combat Veterans Motorcycle Association and West Valley View.