The McKinney Armed Services Memorial Board is hosting a Memorial Day ceremony at Veterans Memorial Park in McKinney. The memorial board will be inducting new names on the Wall of Honor, and gold star families will lay wreaths. According to the city's website, the Memorial Park features the "names of Collin County servicemen and women who sacrificed their lives in defense of our freedom." 10 a.m. Free. 6053 Weiskopf Ave, McKinney
A Memorial Day ceremony will be held at 11 a.m. at the Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery, located at 2000 Mountain Creek Parkway in Dallas. Attendees must park at The Potter’s House church at 6777 W. Kiest Blvd. in Dallas to catch a shuttle bus to the cemetery. Buses will run from 8-10:30 a.m. and resume service after the ceremony. The ceremony is expected to last about 50 minutes. Attendees are encouraged to bring lawn chairs. Bottled water will be provided. Free. www.cem.va.gov/cems/nchp/dallasftworth.asp
The town of Trophy Club is hosting a Memorial Day ceremony at Medlin Cemetery, according to the town’s website, to honor all of those who gave the “ultimate sacrifice for our country.” The event itself will include remarks and performances by Trophy Club Mayor Alicia Fleury, Trophy Club Town Council members, town leadership and staff, and U.S. Army service members. In addition, the National Anthem and “Taps,” which is the country’s song of remembrance, will be played. Tentatively, the event will begin with the National Anthem and posting of the colors before moving into the welcome address and Memorial Day reading. After the address and reading, the invocation will take place followed by comments from various community leaders and veterans. 10-11 a.m. Free. 1130 Trophy Club Drive, Trophy Club. 682-237-2900. www.bit.ly/3OEtuRp
The city of Frisco, the Frisco Garden Club and Frisco VFW Post 8273 collaborate to present a Memorial Day observance at Frisco Commons Park. The event will include a traditional flag and wreath-laying ceremony, and local scout troops will participate. 9 a.m. Free. 8000 McKinney Road, Frisco.
The 93rd annual Fort Worth Memorial Day Service will be at 10 a.m. May 30 at Mount Olivet Cemetery, 2301 N. Sylvania Ave. in Fort Worth. Tarrant County Judge Glen Whitley and Fort Worth Mayor Mattie Parker will speak before the keynote address by Capt. Mark McLean, commander of the Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base Fort Worth. Seating is provided. Admission is free. After the ceremony, an escorted motorcade will form at the cemetery's Watauga Street entrance and go to the East Northside Drive Bridge for a brief Naval Service, according to a city news release. In case of rain, the ceremony will be moved to the funeral home chapel on cemetery grounds. Click here to learn more.
The Texas Pool will open for the summer May 30 with a national moment of remembrance at 3 p.m. in honor of Memorial Day. Noon-6 p.m. $10 (visitor admission), free (for members). The Texas Pool, 901 Springbrook Drive, Plano. 972-881-8392. https://texaspool.org
Editor's note: This article has been updated to add the opening day event for The Texas Pool.