Veterans Day calendar
Veterans Appreciation Breakfast - All local veterans and their families are invited for a breakfast of pancakes, sausage and scrambled eggs. 8-10 a.m. 36 Mason Ave., Blanchard, Idaho. Free. (208) 437-0348.
Race to Feed Our Veterans - Pay tribute to veterans of the past and present by joining us on an educational and historic 5K run/walk. Volunteers will educate you on your path as you reflect on past wars, and participants will receive a flag to be placed on a gravesite of their choosing. Enjoy warm refreshments at the end of your journey while viewing the collection of memorabilia at Heritage Funeral Home. Benefits Meals on Wheels. 10 a.m. Riverside Memorial Park Cemetery, 508 N. Government Way. $20/person. (509) 232-0864.
Veterans Day Service Celebration - An Honor Guard and Patriot Riders will take part, with reception following for veterans and current military personnel along with patriotic music. 10 a.m. Christ the King Lutheran Church, 1700 E. Pennsylvania Ave., Coeur d’Alene. (208) 765-8600.
Veterans Day Ceremony - We will honor our veterans of all eras and thank them for their service and sacrifice. Col. Brian Newberry, 92nd Air Refueling Wing commander, will speak. Veterans, their families and the general public are encouraged to attend. 10 a.m., Spokane Arena, 720 W. Mallon Ave. Free. (509) 434-7508.
Hayden Veterans Day Parade - 10 a.m., Grand marshal will be local veteran David Sheldon, featuring an A-10 flyover by the Idaho Air National Guard. Ceremony follows at 11 a.m. with Army veterans John and Stacey Holley, of Post Falls, as speakers. Hayden City Hall, Pfc. Robert J. Gordon Veterans Memorial Plaza, 8930 N. Government Way. Free. (208) 209-1080.
Veterans Memorial Service - Veterans Memorial outside AUD, 11:30 a.m., Whitworth University, 300 W. Hawthorne Road. (509) 777-3254.
Author Carol Hipperson - Veterans Day event presenting “Radioman: An Eyewitness Account of Pearl Harbor and World War II in the Pacific,” to support our local Pearl Harbor survivors. These amazing men will be in the store to sign copies of “Radioman” and answer questions. Honor Flight representatives will also be in the store selling their recently Grammy-nominated CD, “In Your Honor.” All proceeds from the CD as well as a portion of the day’s sales will be donated to Honor Flight. 1-2 p.m. Auntie’s Bookstore, 402 W. Main Ave. (509) 838-0206.
Veterans Observance Ceremony - Col. Brian Newberry, 92nd Air Refueling Wing commander, will speak and pay tribute to the nation’s veterans and all who continue to selflessly serve the country. 1 p.m. Felts Field, 6105 E. Rutter Ave., Spokane Valley. (509) 247-5705.
Honoring Our Veterans - Service honor certificate ceremony and social. 2-4 p.m. Moran Vista Senior Living, 3319 E. 57th Ave. (509) 443-1944.
Veterans Day Dinner - Hosted by the University of Idaho’s Graduate and Professional Student Association, featuring keynote speaker Col. Robert Wakefield. Veterans and guest admission is free. All proceeds remaining from the event will be donated to the UI’s Operation Education. Reservations requested to www.surveymonkey.com or contact email beta8669@ vandals.uidaho.edu by Nov. 8. 5:30-9 p.m. University of Idaho, Student Union Building Ballroom, 709 Deakin Ave., Moscow. Free to veterans and a guest; $10/general. (208) 885-7251.
Rathdrum Veterans Day Remembrance Ceremony – Monday, 11 a.m. at Pinegrove Cemetery, 6693 W. state Highway 53, Rathdrum. Keynote speaker is Rep. Frank Henderson.