If your looking for an event to attend to celebrate our veterans, check out these events happening around the county: (Montgomery County Holiday Schedule is listed below these events.)
4th Annual Veterans Day program Sunday, November 10th, 2:30 pm
6125 Montrose Rd, Rockville 20852
At the American Jewish Veterans Memorial on the grounds of the Bender Jewish Community Center, 6125 Montrose Rd., Rockville 20852
This year’s program will take place on Sunday, 10 November at 2:30PM. Among the VIPs invited, are Mr. George Owings III, Maryland’s Secretary of Veterans Affairs or a representative from his office, Mr. Marc Elrich, Montgomery County Executive, and Ms. Bridget Newton, Mayor of Rockville
VFW Post 2562 Veterans Day Ceremony
Monday, November 11th, 2019 at 11:00 am
VFW Post 2562
11316 Fern Street Wheaton , MD 20902
Join us at Wheaton Veterans Urban Park on Fern St. at 11:00 on November 11, 2019 for a ceremony to honor our veterans and then join us at Post 2562, 11316 Fern Street Wheaton , MD 20902 for a meal following the ceremony. All are welcome.
City of Gaithersburg – https://www.
Monday, November 11, 2019, 11 am
Concert Pavilion (31 South Summit Avenue, Gaithersburg, MD 20877The entire community is invited to join the City for its annual Veterans Day Observance on Monday, November 11, 2019, honoring & recognizing all U.S. military personnel who play an important role in safeguarding our nation & our future. The observance takes place at 11 a.m. at the Concert Pavilion (31 South Summit Avenue, Gaithersburg, MD 20877).
City officials and members of local veterans groups will be on hand to honor those who have served in all branches of the military. Officials, veterans and community organizations will also participate in a solemn wreath laying ceremony, followed by a reception inside City Hall.
Joining the observance will be special guest speaker Colonel (Ret.) David Rhodes, a graduate of the United States Air Force Academy. In his 40-year professional career, Col. Rhodes served in various combat and leadership positions as an F-15 fighter pilot, squadron commander and NATO Deputy Operations Commander. He was a White House Fellow, assigned as the National Security Affairs Special Advisor for Global Issues to Vice President Al Gore, and led the DoD Task Force on the response to Hurricane Katrina. He sits on the Board of Directors of both the White House Fellows Foundation and Association and the Air Traffic Control Association.
City of Rockville
Monday, November 11th, 11 am – 12pm
Veterans Park – Route 28 and Route 355, Rockville, MD 20850Join Rockville’s Mayor and Council at this annual ceremony in honor of the men and women who served in the nation’s armed forces. American Legion Post 86 will lead the wreath-laying ceremony and their honor guard will present a twenty-one gun salute. 11am to 12pm. Veterans Park – Route 28 and Route 355, Rockville, MD 20850
Montgomery County Council Veterans Day Proclamation
Tuesday, November 12th, 1 pm
100 Maryland Avenue, Rockville, MD 20850
Proclamation presented by Council Member Sidney Katz to Dan Bullis, Chair, Montgomery County Commission on Veterans Affairs. Can be watched on Comcast HD 996, Comcast SD 6, RCN HD 1056, RCN SD 6, and Verizon 30
Montgomery County Commission on Veterans Affairs
Tuesday, November 19, 2019, 6 -7:30 pm
401 Hungerford Drive, Rockville MD 20850
County Executive Marc Erich will be making a presentation to the Commission on Veterans Affairs
Holiday Schedule for Veterans Day
Montgomery County government will observe the following holiday schedule for Veterans Day, Monday, Nov. 11:
County Offices – closed
Libraries – closed
Alcohol Beverage Services (ABS) – retail stores will operate on regular schedules
Recreation – Aquatic centers are open. Recreation, and senior centers and administrative offices are closed
Montgomery Parks – visit www.MontgomeryParks.org
Ride On and Ride On Flex – operates on the holiday schedule
Metrorail and Metrobus – visit www.wmata.com
TRiPS Commuter Store (Silver Spring) – open
TRiPS Mobile Commuter Store – closed
County-provided refuse/recycling pickup – No County-provided collection services will occur on this day. After the holiday, all County-provided trash and recycling and recycling collections will slide, and be one day later than normal with the last pickup on Saturday, Nov. 16
Shady Grove Processing Facility and Transfer Station – open normal hours
Parking at public garages, lots, curbside meters – free
State offices and courts – closed