AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MORE11 theater productions to see in Southern California this week, Dec. 27-Jan. 2 10 a.m., Simi Valley Pioneer Cemetery, 1461 Thompson Lane, just west of Rancho Simi Community Park by the Arroyo Simi. 10:30 a.m., Los Angeles National Cemetery, 950 S. Sepulveda Blvd., includes a flyover by F-16 fighter jets from Edwards Air Force Base, a flight of AT6 planes by the Condor Squadron, music by the 300th Army Band, a rifle salute and a tribute to female veterans. Maj. Gen. James W. Comstock will speak at the event, which will also commemorate the 31st anniversary of the end of the Vietnam War. 10:30 a.m., Valley Oaks Memorial Park, 5600 Lindero Canyon Road in Westlake Village, includes musicians from the Simi Valley High School Concert Band, an F-16 fighter jet from Edwards Air Force Base and nine World War II fighter planes from the Condor Squadron doing a flyover in formation. 11 a.m., Canoga Park Memorial Day Parade, Sherman Way and Remmet Street, with the theme “Military Families Keep the Home Fires Burning.” 11:30 a.m., San Fernando Pioneer Memorial Cemetery, Foothill Boulevard and Bledsoe Street in Sylmar, includes speakers who fought in World War II, the Korean War and the Vietnam War. Military veterans, relatives and supporters will pay their respects today to fallen U.S. soldiers during Memorial Day events ranging from solemn ceremonies to community barbecues. Here are some of the events planned around Southern California: 9 a.m., Topanga Memorial Day Parade, Topanga Canyon Boulevard and Pine Tree Circle. The theme is The Spirit of Topanga: Past, Present and Future. 10 a.m., Forest Lawn Memorial Park-Mortuary, 6300 Forest Lawn Drive, includes a portrayal of Gen. Douglas MacArthur, a rifle salute by the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department and a performance by the Air National Guard Band. 1 p.m., Forest Lawn, 1712 S. Glendale Blvd., Glendale, includes a march from the Little Church of the Flowers to the burial site of a Civil War soldier, a performance by The Band of the California Battalion and a Civil War musket and cannon salute.160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set!
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