The Cokato Museum & Historical Society will host its annual Memorial Day Open House from 9 a.m. to Noon Monday, May 27. Stop by the museum for refreshments before, during, and after the Cokato Legion and Auxiliary parade and program.
This will be the final day for our current display, Cokato Is Open For Business. Visitors can also see some of the many changes we have been making to our exhibit gallery as we work to update those areas.
For more information please contact the museum (320) 286-2427, or e-mail, cokato
The Cokato Museum is a cooperative effort of the City of Cokato and the Cokato Historical Society.
Assemble for the parade at the west side of the American Legion building at 10:30 (Legion Firing Squad members, all other Legion members, at 10:30 at the Legion Post) The parade will consist of the Colors with the Guard, all veterans and members of the American Legion, American Legion Auxiliary, Junior Auxiliary, POW/MIA Honor Guard, Eden Valley Girl Scouts, Eden Valley Cub Scouts, and Boy Scouts.
The parade will begin on Stearns Avenue, west to State Street, and south to the Legion Park.
The Kimball American Legiuon, Auxiliary, SAL, and Junior Auxiliary will be meeting at the Legion Club at 9:30 a.m. Monday, May 27, Memorial Day, for parade line-up. We will march up to the Kimball Elementary School for the Memorial Day program. The public is encouraged to meet along the parade route and attend the program at the school that will start at 10 a.m.
The Amnerican Legion Frederick A. Metcalf Post 261 will present the colors.
The public is invited to follow the Legion and Auxiliary to the school lawn for the gravesite service.
Pleast Note: There will be a potluck lunch at the Kimball Legion Club following the ceremony. Please bring a dish to share and join us as we continue to pay tribute.
The annual Memorial Day services honoring the sacrifices of our armed forces again will be at the Kingston Veterans Memorial in Kingston. The program will be at 10 a.m. Monday, May 27. The guest speaker will be Mike Kingery,. (You may want to bring your own lawn chair.)
Refreshments following the program will be served at the Kingston Community Center.
Members of the American Legion and Auxiliary, VFW, and Auxiliary, will assemble at the City Hall on Central Ave. The Military Color Guard will lead the parade to Veterans Park. The program at Veterans park begins at 9:30 a.m.
Following the Veterans Park observance, the Color Guard will lead us to St. Anthony Cemetery where Fr. Jack Brunner will hold an outdoor Mass, weather permitting. (In case of inclement weather, Mass will be held at St. Anthony Church.)