December 7, 2008

Pearl Harbor Day events today

  • Commemoration in Balboa Park: Ceremony will take place from 9:15 to 10:45 a.m. at the Veterans Museum and Memorial Center's main chapel in Balboa Park. (619) 239-2300 or
  • Meeting in Balboa Park: Pearl Harbor survivors Jack Evans, Stu Hedley, John Hancock and John Morrill will headline a symposium from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Veterans Museum and Memorial Center in Balboa Park. Free to museum members and $5 for the public. (619) 239-2300 or
  • Gathering on the Midway: Remembrance ceremony and wreath-laying will be held at 9 a.m. on the flight deck of the Midway Museum, 910 N. Harbor Drive, San Diego. (619) 544-9600 or
  • Tribute on the seas: The privateer LYNX, a tall ship that's 122 feet long, will embark on a three-hour cruise at 9 a.m. Trip will include a wreath-laying ceremony and broadside salute from the cannons aboard. Sponsored by Maritime Museum of San Diego, 1492 N. Harbor Drive, San Diego. To register for this $50 event, call (866) 446-5969.
  • Service in Oceanside: Memorial service will start at 9:30 a.m. at Dolphin Pier, 1500 Harbor Drive N., Oceanside Harbor.
  • Program in Imperial Beach: Memorial service will begin at 8 a.m. at the Imperial Beach Pier Plaza. If there's rain, the event will be moved to the Fleet Reserve Branch Home, 659 Silver Strand Blvd. (619) 395-2207.

Source: Sign On San Diego

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