Red Park in Oakdale, in the 1700 block of Greger, will be the site for some special Memorial Day activities on Monday, May 27.
Hosted cooperatively by Infinite Athletics, Fit Republic and Oakdale VFW Post 2922, there will be a free barbecue, presentation of the colors, a VFW Honor Guard, a number of games and fun for the whole family. The event is scheduled from noon to 4 p.m. on Monday.
For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 209-844-5616.
Also, a Memorial Day flag placement event will be hosted over the weekend at the Oakdale Citizens Cemetery, 701 E. J St., Oakdale. Local Scouts in uniform will be placing flags on the graves of veterans at the local cemetery on Saturday; they will remain posted until Monday afternoon.
Memorial Day is a federal holiday; banks are closed, there is no mail delivery and businesses have the option of closing. The Leader offices will be closed Monday in observance of the holiday.