Events

Aug. 27, 2015, 6:00pm-8:00pm
Location: Veterans Memorial Park , 9th Ave. and Bayfront Parkway, Pensacola 32502
Categories: WWII, Education & Learning, History & Heritage, Outdoors & Nature
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The “Heroes Among Us “event is part of a monthly series that salutes Northwest Florida residents from all branches of military service. The Aug. 27 ceremony will honor World War II veterans for their service to the United States.Water and light food will be provided; people should bring their own... Read More

Aug. 21, 2015, 10:00am-11:00am
St.AndrewsStatePark
Location: St. Andrews Military Reservation, 4607 State Park Lane, Panama City 32408
Categories: WWII, Education & Learning, History & Heritage, Outdoors & Nature, Tours & Exhibits
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Learn about the effect German U-boat operations had in the Gulf of Mexico, and the role that this area played in national defense during World War 2.Things to bring… sunscreen and drinking water

Aug. 09, 2015, 4:15pm-7:15pm
WWII veterans and spouses attend for FREE. Please come out to support this event. Attendance is by reservctaion only. Please see flyer for more information.
Location: Sanibel Harbour Marriott, 17260Harbour Pointe Dr., Ft. Myers, FL 33908
Categories: WWII, History & Heritage, Tours & Exhibits, WWII
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Lee County, FL Spirit of '45-WWII veterans celebration. Elegant sit-down dinner and well-rounded veterans ceremony which includes: Aerial salute, Color Guard, Honor Guard, WWII veteran guest speakers, and much more! For reservations, please call: (800)-527-5395, ext 852. Ask for Eryka

Aug. 16, 2015, 6:00pm-7:00pm
Location: Patriot Plaza: Sarasota National Cemetery, 9810 State Road 72, Sarasota 34241
Categories: WWII, Education & Learning, History & Heritage, Outdoors & Nature
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A Memorial Service and Wreath Presentation is planned at the Sarasota National Cemetery to remember those that gave the ultimate sacrifice and to those veterans who have passed since August 14, 1945. Program includes 70 Buglers performing Taps - that is one bugler for every year. This event is recognized... Read More

Aug. 03, 2015, 7:10pm-11:00pm
Rear Admiral Korn in 2014 Marlins game
Location: Marlins Park , 501 Marlins Way, Miami 33125
Categories: WWII, Entertainment, Outdoors & Nature, Sports, WWII
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The public is invited to celebrate with us to mark the 225th Birthday of the U.S. Coast Guard! Come to the Miami Marlins vs. New York Mets MLB game at Marlins Park, Miami on Monday, August 3, 2015, at 7:10 p.m. Active Duty Military, Veterans and their immediate families will be admitted FREE with valid... Read More

Feb. 12, 2015 - Oct. 24, 2015, 10:00am-5:00pm
U.S. Army Communications Bunker
Location: Plantation Historical Museum, 511 North Fig Tree Lane, Plantation 33317
Categories: WWII, History & Heritage, Tours & Exhibits, WWII
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An exhibit commemorating the anniversary of the end of World War II featuring: military artifacts and items, panels depicting Broward County during WWII, a recreated U.S. Army Communications Bunker & U.S. Army Pup Tent, special displays of local WWII veterans and special presentations during the... Read More

Aug. 08, 2015, 10:00am-4:00pm
WWII re-enactors demonstartion
Location: Armed Forces History Museum, 2050 34th Way North, Largo 33770
Categories: WWII, Education & Learning, History & Heritage, Tours & Exhibits, Visual & Performing Arts, WWII
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Come recognize the 70th year anniversary of the ending of World War II. Ride Through History - featuring WWII re-enactors, military vehicle rides, 10% off in our gift shop and free hot dogs. Throughout the day, the re-enactors will do indoor presentations and then outdoor firearms education and... Read More

Aug. 14, 2015, 10:00am-1:00pm
Brevard Spirit of 45 Event Flyer
Location: Space Coast Convention Center - Holiday Inn Express, 301 Tucker Lane, Cocoa 32926
Categories: WWII, Education & Learning, Entertainment, History & Heritage, Tours & Exhibits, Visual & Performing Arts
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Film aficionados will get a unique treat Friday, Aug. 14 at the Senior Life celebration to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II. “Keep the Spirit of '45 Alive” will feature live music, video premiere, a barbecue and dessert tasting, exhibits and speakers, costume contest and... Read More

Aug. 12, 2015, 4:10pm-11:00pm
Spirit of 45 Logo
Location: Marlins Park , 501 Marlins Way, Miami 33125
Categories: WWII, Outdoors & Nature, Sports
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Come out to the Miami Marlins Stadium to watch the Miami Marlins vs. the Boston Red Sox for this special Spirit of '45 promotional game. August 14 is the opening day for the Spirit of '45 Commemorative weekend which recognizes veterans of WWII and their families as we reach 70 years since the end of... Read More

Aug. 16, 2015, 1:15pm-3:00pm
Location: Jacksonville National Cemetery, 4083 Lannie Road, Jacksonville 32218
Categories: WWII, Education & Learning, History & Heritage, Outdoors & Nature
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Mototcycle ride beginning at Hardage Giddens Town & Countrty Funeral Home, 7242 Normandy Blvd. at 1:15pm , riding to Jacksonville National Cemetery for a wreath laying ceremony to be held at 2pm

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