Veterans Day events planned throughout Grand County
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Veterans Day activities begin Friday, Nov. 9, when local school students will hold an event to honor all veterans. The program will be from 9 to 10:30 a.m. at the Helen M. Knight Elementary School gym, 505 N. MiVida Drive in Moab.

Third-graders and the Grand County High School band will be on hand to celebrate the veterans and their service to the nation.

In a nod to U.S. veterans, the National Park Service has announced that public admission to all U.S. national parks, including Arches and Canyonlands, will be free from Saturday, Nov. 10, through Monday, Nov. 12.

On Monday, Nov. 12, American Legion Post 54 and VFW Post 10900 will hold a special ceremony at 11 a.m. at the Grand County Courthouse.

The event will include a guest speaker and a performance by Grand County’s own Valley Voices a capella singing group. Local children also will sing patriotic songs during the event, which is open to everyone, organizers said.

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