Remembrance Day Ceremonies

November 11th, Remembrance day a time to honor and remember the achievements and sacrifices made by the men and women who have served their country during times of war, conflict, and peace. A number of Remembrance Day ceremonies will be held in and around the City of Calgary, for people to pay their respects. Here are some ceremonies you can attend to listed below:

Remembrance Day Service 2013

Monday, November 11th, 2013 Doors open 9:30AM Ceremony is from 10:30AM – 11:45AM

Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium (1415 14 AVE N.W.)

Please join the ceremony that will be commemorating World War I, World War II, Korea, Afghanistan and Peacekeeping operations. Wreaths will be laid by political, veterans, military, civic and community organizations. All others are welcome to lay a private wreath.

Remembrance Day Service

Monday, November 11th, 2013 10:30AM

Aerospace Museum (4629 McCall Way NE, Calgary, AB T2E 7H1)

The museum will be open after the service with admission by donation.

Remembrance Day Service

Monday, November 11th, 2013 10:30AM – 12:00PM

Battalion Park (3001 Signal Hill Dr. S.W.)

The ceremony will center on the monument at the bottom of the steps leading up to the battalion numbers after which the site is named.

Remembrance Day Service

Monday, November 11th, 2013 11:00AM

Central Memorial Park (1221 Second St. S.W.)

Remembrance Day ceremonies are held every year in this Beltline Park. Pay tribute to troops past and present in front of the World War I soldier statue, a memorial honouring Rt. Hon.

Remembrance Day tours

Monday, November 11th, 2013 12:30 – 2:00PM and 2:30 – 4:00PM

Union Cemetery (28 Avenue and Spiller Road S.E.)

Union Cemetery tour guides will reflect on the contributions of military units and those buried there.

Remembrance Day is a day for remembering. Remembering the efforts men and women have made in battle. Remembering all the pain and suffering the soldiers went through. Realizing the ultimate sacrifice soldiers made in order for the citizens of Canada to be safe. If you cannot attend any of the ceremonies above please just take two minutes of your time on November 11th on the eleventh hour and remember. Please remember and be grateful that we are fortunate to live in this time of peace and prosperity.

Lest We Forget.


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s