Memorial Day event set in Oppenheim

OPPENHEIM – The public is invited to a Memorial Day observance and parade on the Oppenheim-Ephratah-St. Johnsville Middle School campus Thursday.

The parade, which will feature the O-E Marching Band and students in kindergarten through grade six, will step off at 12:45 p.m. and circle the campus.

The American Legion will participate in the event and will provide a 21-gun salute.

After the parade, high school musicians will perform a concert for the community in the school cafeteria.

Community members are invited to wear red, white and blue or other patriotic dress, a news release said. Banners and flags are encouraged.

In the event of rain, the parade will be held in the school hallways.