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Memorial day events

Today is Memorial Day, and several area events are slated to observe the holiday. Here are some of them:

•Memorial Day Special Tribute Exhibit and Entertainment, Military Museum, 9 to 6 p.m., Willshire Home Furnishings, 318 State St., Willshire, Ohio. Music by John Brodbeck, 1 p.m., Willshire Park; 419-495-2833.

•Memorial Day breakfast, 7 to 8:30 a.m., Congregational Christian Church, North Manchester.

•Memorial Day service, 9 a.m., Halderman Field, North Manchester, free-will offering; 260-982-2882.

•Memorial Day parade and ceremony. Parade begins at 11 a.m. at Parnell Avenue and State Boulevard and ends at Coliseum Boulevard; ceremony following parade outside Memorial Coliseum, 4000 Parnell Ave.; 747-2977.

•“Honor Flight, One Last Mission,” movie; 6 p.m., Parkview Field, 1301 Ewing St.; 478-3314.