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SLIDESHOW: Volunteers place flags on veterans' graves as Memorial Day tribute
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School friends Kira Senter, 7, and Emmie Sims, 7, place a flag on the grave of a veteran at Alta Vista Cemetery in Gainesville. - photo by Erin O. Smith
The American Legion Women’s Auxiliary provided flags Friday as about 45 people showed up to place flags on veterans’ graves at Alta Vista Cemetery in Gainesville. Individuals will be picking up the flags early Tuesday morning and welcome the help of others in the community. Here is a list of Memorial Day events in the area: Parade When: 10 a.m. Monday Where: Green Street, GainesvilleMore info: Dave Dellinger, 770-718-7676 Ceremony What: Featuring speaker Lt. Col. Kevin JarrardWhen: 10 a.m. MondayWhere: Lula Veterans Park, 6007 Main Street, Lula Ceremony Who: Law enforcement and emergency respondersWhen: NoonWhere: Memorial Park Funeral Home and Cemetery, 2030 Memorial Park Drive, Gainesville Northwinds Symphonic Band concert When: 7:30 p.m. MondayWhere: First Baptist Church, 751 Green St. NW, GainesvilleMore info: