Four places to go for Remembrance Day services on the North Shore

If you’re hoping to pay your respects, there’s a number of Remembrance Day events happening on the North Shore tomorrow.

Head to North Vancouver’s Victoria Park cenotaph at Keith Road and Lonsdale Avenue for a ceremony from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. on Nov. 11.

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Prior to the ceremony, a parade featuring the JP Fell Pipe Band is scheduled to march from the armories at 15th Street and Forbes Avenue starting at 9:20 a.m. The parade will then proceed east to 15th Street across Lonsdale Avenue and move southbound towards the RCMP detachment.

At 9:55 a.m., the pipe band, fire and police departments are scheduled to proceed on St. Georges Avenue down to the assembly point at the corner of East Keith Road at St. Georges Avenue.

Also in North Vancouver, a maritime memorial service is being hosted by the Burrard Yacht Club – who invite people to participate on land or water – at Cates Park/Whey-ah-Wichen (4141 Dollarton Hwy.) at 10:30 a.m.

Elsewhere, a Remembrance Day service is scheduled at Veterans Plaza (3205 Institute Rd.) in Lynn Valley at 10:30 a.m. According to organizers, bar and food service will be open immediately following the Remembrance Day service at the Lynn Valley Legion, located at 1630 Lynn Valley Rd.

In West Vancouver, a ceremony and parade is scheduled at the Memorial Arch in Memorial Park on Marine Drive (located between 19th and 20th streets). The parade starts at 10:45 a.m. and the ceremony service starts at 10:55 a.m.


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