11/11/11 – Honoring our Veterans & Elevating Consciousness

Friday 11-11-11
 
Day long events at South Park

-Breakfast 10 am –

11/11 – Time of silence
Consciousness Raising Activities in the afternoon at South Park

4:30pm Occupy Lawrence March to the Haskell Veteran’s Powwow

*Occupy Lawrence encourages you to patronize Veteran Day events around the city, we will be.

The Veterans of Foreign Wars and the American Legion will host a combined Veterans Day ceremony at 11 a.m. Friday at the VFW Post No. 852 building, 138 Ala. The event will feature an opening prayer, a speaker from the Command and General Staff College at Fort Leavenworth and a rifle salute to veterans, said Ed Mount, commander of American Legion Post 14.

• 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Ask a Vet — Wescoe Beach, KU campus

• 3 p.m., Walking tour of KU war memorials, featuring presentations from family members of KU veterans who died in service to the country. Tour begins at the Campanile.

• 4:15 p.m., Army ROTC retreat ceremony, Strong Hall.

• 4:30 p.m., U.S. Army Brig. Gen. Victor Braden speaks, 130 Budig Hall. Braden is the assistant division commander of the 35th Infantry Division headquartered at Fort Leavenworth.

• 7 p.m., Air Force ROTC memorial vigil at the campus war memorials.

• The Haskell Indian Nations University Color Guard will host a Veterans Day Traditional Powwow at Haskell’s Coffin Sports Complex from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Friday. Gourd Session will be from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. with a special Veterans Honoring at 5:30 p.m. with the playing of taps, a special Honor Song and a 21-gun salute. The Grand Entry will begin at 6 p.m.

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