Memorial Day Observance schedule

11 a.m. Ceremony at the Shirley Center Cemetery on Brown Road, followed by placement of flowers at the Civil War statue on the Shirley Center Green.

11:45 a.m. Ceremony at the Shirley Village Cemetery on Harvard Road.

12:45 p.m. Ceremony at St. Anthony's Cemetery on Shaker Road.

1:30 p.m. Parade participants gather at the War Memorial Building on Church Street.

1:45 p.m. Parade to Whiteley Memorial Park, on Front Street for the Shirley Memorial Day service.

After the Whitely Memorial Park ceremony, the parade returns up front street, to the west, to the Shirley town flagpole at Church Street.

For the conclusion of the ceremonies, the playing of our National Anthem and the raising of the flag. The Town of Shirley asks that spectators carpool, as parking may be limited in some locations. Following the ceremonies, spectators are encouraged to stop by for refreshments at the War Memorial Building.