Presented by: City of Irving

Veterans Day Ceremony

11:30 a.m. Nov. 11
Central Library Auditorium, 801 W. Irving Blvd.
The Irving Veterans Memorial Park Committee will host a Veterans Day program with music, moments of reflection by military personnel and remarks by city officials. Following, attendees will convene at Veterans Memorial Park, 644 Rock Island Road, to affix a wreath to the Wall of Commemoration.

Unite for Troops Veterans Day Celebration

10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 8
Porter’s Army and Navy, 600 E. Irving Blvd.
Enjoy music, food, games, crafts, a reptile exhibit and a petting zoo at the Unite for Troops Veterans Day Celebration. Event highlights are as follows:

  • Noon – Children’s Patriotic, Military Costume Contest
  • 1 p.m. – Salute to Our Veterans Ceremony
  • 3 p.m. – Joshua Experience Orchestra

Donations for care packages to be shipped overseas will be accepted at this event (new items, original packaging). See wish list below. Call (972) 579-1155 for more information.

  • Batteries
  • Black beanie caps
  • Cold medicine
  • Deodorant
  • Disposable razors
  • Ear plugs
  • Eye drops
  • Flavored bottled-water packets
  • Lip balm
  • New children’s books
  • Non-breakable holiday ornaments
  • Playing cards
  • Snacks (e.g., beef jerky, granola bars)
  • Socks, T-shirts
  • Towels, washcloths
  • Travel pillows

This event is sponsored by the City of Irving Parks and Recreation Department. For more details, visit

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