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Veterans’ Day Events

Wednesday Nov. 11

  • US Veterans who have served in wars from World War II to the War on Terror will take part in a panel discussion at noon at Aims Community College, 5401 W. 20th St., Greeley. “Journeys of Veterans in Foreign Lands,” will include a demonstration and tasting of selected MREs or Meals Ready to Eat. The presentation is sponsored by the Aims Human2Human project and is free and open to the public.
  • The Bureau of Land Management will waive recreation-related fees for veterans and military personnel, along with their families on Veteran’s Day. The waiver of entrance and/or standard amenity fees on Veterans Day applies annually on Nov. 11.
  • The first Veteran’s Day Celebration at the Highlands Ranch Veterans Monument is at 5:30 p.m. with songs from the Cougar Chorale, a bagpipe performance, stories of veterans honored at the monument For more information visit http://www.hrvets.org/VeteransDay09Invite.pdf. Proceeds from 20 percent of breakfast sales at The Egg & I Restaurant in the Highlands Ranch Town Center Wednesday will support the Highlands Ranch Veteran’s Monument.
  • The Children’s Museum of Denver, 2121 Children’s Museum Drive, is commemorating Veterans’ Day with special programming. Canine Companions for Independence is bringing a story and a service dog to the Museum at 11:30 a.m. to teach kids how service dogs help Veterans and people with disabilities. he kids will get a chance to interact with an Assistance Dog in Training and there will be time for questions.