In keeping with our new theme of Capability Connections we wanted to share with you some of the great Veterans Events held locally.
Veterans Day Ceremony
Veterans Day programs for youth, adults and families at the Museum of Flight. Chamber music from the Bottom Line Duo, patriotic music from Boeing Employees Concert Band, ceremony featuring Museum officials, City of Tukwila Mayor Jim Haggerton, City of Tukwila Councilmembers, distinguished veterans, and the Civil Air Patrol Overlake Squadron color guard. Included with admission. $16, $14 seniors, $9 ages 5 to 17, free ages 4 and younger, U.S. veterans and current U.S. military personnel FREE today. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-764-5720. Friday, November 11, 2011, 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM. Museum of Flight 9404 E. Marginal Way S. Seattle WA 98108. For more info visit www.museumofflight.org.
Veterans Free at NAAM
Admission is FREE today for military veterans, active service members and their families. Includes The Right to Dream performance by Living Voices (1 p.m.). Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: No. Phone: 206-518-6000. Friday, November 11, 2011, 11:00 AM – 4:30 PM. Northwest African American Museum 2300 S. Massachusetts St. Seattle WA 98144. For more info visit www.naamnw.org.
Wall of Thanks Veteran’s Day Tribute
Honor the men and women who have courageously and with great personal sacrifice served in our armed forces. Design a “brick” to add to the “Wall of Thanks. Included with admission, FREE admission today for all veterans. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: No. Phone: 425-258-1006. Friday, November 11, 2011, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Imagine Children’s Museum 1502 Wall St. Everett WA 98201. For more info visit www.imaginecm.org.
Veterans Day at Museum of Glass
In observance of Veterans Day, Museum of Glass is offering complimentary admission to veterans, active duty and retired members of the U.S. Armed Forces on Friday, November 11. This offer is also extended to spouses and children of active duty military personnel. Valid ID is required. Age recommendation: All ages. Pre-register: No. Phone: 866-468-7386. Friday, November 11, 2011, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Museum of Glass 1801 Dock St. Tacoma WA 98402. For more info visit www.museumofglass.org.
Military Appreciation Day
Northwest Trek Wildlife Park honors active duty and retired military with free admission on Veterans Appreciation Day. To qualify for free admission on Nov. 11, visitors must bring their military or veteran identification. Age recommendation: All ages. Cost: Fee. Pre-register: No. Phone: 360-832-6117. Friday, November 11, 2011, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. Northwest Trek Wildlife Park 11610 Trek Drive E. Eatonville WA 98328. For more info visit www.nwtrek.org.
Even if you aren’t able to attend any of these events, please take a moment to thank a veteran. My thank you is to my grandfather, Bob Watson who flew in WWII in the Irish Lassie! He is my hero!
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