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Memorial Day Roundup: Your Guide to Memorial Day in the D.C. Area

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For our Memorial Day Roundup, we scanned the local papers, blogs, and news websites to find the most interesting stories in them you might have missed.

A Mahvelous Memorial Day is on tap before it gets steamy and stormy later this week Memorial Day marks the unofficial start of summer and mother nature sure has the message. (Capital Weather Gang)

Your guide to Memorial Day events Your guide to events and happenings around the area for the holiday, including parades and concerts, as well as traffic updates and more. (WTOP)

Road closures for National Memorial Day Parade  Several streets on and around the National Mall will be closed for much of Memorial Day for the annual parade. (WTOP)

A roundup of Memorial Day events in the DC-area Hundreds of veterans and a handful of celebrities are expected to attend Memorial Day events in D.C. on Monday. (WJLA)

Memorial Day Jazz Festival Program will include entertainment by various bands and begin with a performance by The Army Blues Jazz Ensemble, from the U. S. Army Band “Pershing’s Own”. The other performers, in order are: Origem, featuring Brazilian Jazz; Halley Shoenberg Jazz Quartet featuring Modern Jazz; The Larry Brown Quintet, featuring Straight Ahead Jazz; and Night & Day Quintet featuring Swing/Big Band Jazz. (Red Brick Town)

“Friends of Rocky Versace” 13th Annual Memorial Day Ceremony The “Friends of Rocky Versace” will host the 13th Annual Memorial Day Ceremony in Alexandria on Monday, 25 May 2015 at 11:00 AM. The approximately 1-hour Ceremony will honor posthumous Medal of Honor recipient, RANGER Hall of Fame inductee and Distinguished Member of the Special Forces Regiment Captain Rocky Versace, the 66 other Alexandrians who died during the Vietnam War and all those in uniform who made the ultimate sacrifice. (Red Brick Town)

Memorial Day sales in Alexandria Here are the sales and special events in the Boutique District for the Memorial Day weekend (OTBD)

Lee Hernly, Editor
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Lee Hernly is the Founder and Editor of Port City Wire, Alexandria, Virginia's best source for hyper-local news, opinion, and events. I live in the Old Town Alexandria area with my fantastic wife and son Sam. Oh, there’s Serena & Bea too. I’m so excited to meet new readers and see where you are from! Please be sure to leave a comment with a link to your blog so I can check it out!

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