November 11th marks the day in which we honour and remember those who gave their lives to protect and serve our country. Make time out of your day this Remembrance day to celebrate the historic and significant day.
Here is a short list of Remembrance Day events around Calgary for you to check out with family or friends this year:
Remembrance Day Ceremony, The Hangar Flight Museum
This event will take place on Friday, Nov. 11, at 10:30 am and will be aired live on both CTV and CTVNewsCalgary. The ceremony is a gathering to ensure that our country's heroes are never forgotten. People of all ages are welcome to attend. The event's location also has significant meaning, as during the Second World War's British Commonwealth Air Training Plan formerly used the helicopter landing area behind The Hangar Flight Museum as a parade centre.
To learn more about the ceremony, click the link below!
Remembrance Day Service, Fort Calgary
Also held on Friday, Nov. 11, Fort Calgary is hosting a Remembrance Day Service accompanied by the RCMP Veterans' Association, Calgary Division. Starting at 10:15 am, the RCMP Veteran's Association chaplain, Reverend Larry J. Nicolay, Cpl., Ret., will deliver a memorable speech and present a prayer preceding a commemorative address from Pambrum, Sgt. Major, Ret., of the Métis Nation of Alberta.
To learn more about the service, click the link below!
Field Of Crosses, Memorial Drive
Field Of Crosses is one of The City's reoccurring Remembrance Day ceremonies. This event serves as a memorial space for thousands of men and women from Southern Alberta and across Canada who gave their tomorrows for our today. It is about teaching and showcasing the importance of remembering our heroes to our present and future generations. Field Of Crosses will be held from Nov. 1st to Nov. 11th.
To find out more about this event, click the link below!
*A little Boudoir note: Companion albums make meaningful and intimate gifts for couples with a deployed partner, especially for those stationed far from home. They are a sweet way to express to your partner the unconditional love you have for them and a great reminder that you will be there for them once they come home.*