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Entries in Veterans Day (2)


Honor Our Veterans - Friday @ Library

Friday, November 11  -  12pm-3pm

Des Plaines Public Library, Friends Room C
1501 Ellinwood Street

Experience living history - All ages welcome - FREE!

Pearl Harbor display, Veterans Day craft projects, write a letter to a to an active duty soldier/sailor, try on reproduction military uniforms from the Revolutionary War, World War II, Military books and movies available for checkout

VISIT WITH A VETERAN - VFW Post 2992 presents a special opportunity to visit with local veterans.  Learn the fascinating stories of men and women who served in World War II through the present day.

For more information call the History Center at 847-391-5399 or visit www.desplaineshistory.org


Thank/Remember Veterans Today

Please take a moment to remember our neighbors and loved ones who have served in the military.  Learn about a number of events taking place today in honor of our vets.