Soldiers & Sailors hold free Memorial Day event
A free Memorial Day celebration to honor and celebrate the military will be held 11 a.m.-4 p.m. May 27 at Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hall & Museum Trust Inc., 4141 Fifth Ave., Oakland.
Scheduled rain or shine, the day begins at 11 a.m. with a reflective ceremony in the auditorium honoring nearly 300 fallen Pennsylvania service members who made the ultimate sacrifice in the War on Terrorism.
The afternoon will include free museum admission, raffles and patriotic concert by The Brass Roots, museum officials say.
Family fun activities will include a bounce house, balloons, caricatures, face-painting, craft table with assorted patriotic crafts and spin art.
Bring blankets and chairs to picnic on the front lawn. Food and beverages also will be available for purchase.
Mary Pickels is a Tribune-Review staff writer. You can contact Mary at 724-836-5401, [email protected] or via Twitter .