November 11th is a day Canadians take time to remember all those who fought and continue to fight for our freedoms. In Cambridge you have several different opportunities to show your support. Here is a breakdown of Remembrance Day ceremonies and events broken down by community:
A Remembrance Day parade will kick off at the Royal Canadian Legion Galt Branch 121 at 9:45am (Ainslie and Vetrans Way). The parade will move through Galt and will culminate at the Queen’s square cenotaph (Grand and North/South Queen’s Square). There will be wreath laying ceremonies and music from the Galt Kiltie Band as well as a 2 minute wave of silence at 11am.
Our friends at the Queen’s Square branch of the Idea Exchange will be offering music and refreshments today before and after the Remembrance Day ceremonies in Galt. Time: 9:30-12:30
Veterans are asked to form up at the Royal Canadian Legion Hespeler Branch 272 (26 Schofield Street) at 10:15am on November 11th. Ceremonies will begin at 10:30 in front of the Hespeler Cenotaph (Tannery & Queen Street) with the laying of wreaths and a 2 minute wave of silence at 11:00am. The Hespeler Legion will be offering light lunch and comradery after the ceremony in the Legion Hall (26 Schofield St).
Form up in Preston will begin at the Royal Canadian Legion Preston Branch 126 at 10:15 (Westminster and Margaret). A march to the Preston Cenotaph in Central Park will begin at 10:30 (King and Argyle). Wreath laying ceremonies and a 2 minute wave of silence at 11am will follow the parade. Members of the Preston Legion are opening the doors after the ceremony for fellowship.