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One event to attend on Veterans Day is Veterans Memorial Dedication in Missouri City. (Photo courtesy Canva)
One event to attend on Veterans Day is Veterans Memorial Dedication in Missouri City. (Photo courtesy Canva)

One event to attend on Veterans Day is Veterans Memorial Dedication in Missouri City. (Photo courtesy Canva)

Nov. 10: 246th birthday of the United States Marine Corps

The Semper Fi Society of Brazos Valley will hold a celebration to celebrate the 246th birthday of the Marine Corps. The speaker at the event will be Medal of Honor recipient Air Force Col. James P. Fleming. The event will also include a cake-cutting ceremony and a silent and live auction. All service branches and members of the public are invited. 6 p.m. Free (admission). 28533 Morton Road, Katy. http://semperfiorganization.com/events

Nov. 11: McMeans Junior High’s Veterans Day assembly

McMeans Junior High School will hold a Veterans Day assembly to honor all veterans who have served. A reception will be held following the event.

9:45 a.m. Free. 21000 Westheimer Parkway, Katy. www.facebook.com/vfwpost9182/photos/pcb.5226618927365148/5226618094031898



Nov. 11: Veterans Memorial dedication

The new Missouri City Veterans Memorial is set to be unveiled on Veterans Day. Located at 1522 Texas Parkway, Missouri City, the memorial—which was proposed in 2011—will be next to the Missouri City City Hall complex. 11 a.m. Free. 1522 Texas Parkway, Missouri City. http://missouricitytx.gov/Calendar.aspx?EID=3420

Nov. 11: Central Green Park Veterans Day

A Veterans Day event will be held at Central Green Park at the south end of LaCenterra. The event will feature public speaking by veterans and vendors selling goods.

11 a.m.-2 p.m. Free (admission). 23501 Cinco Ranch Blvd., Katy. http://centralgreenpark.com/event/veterans-day

Nov. 13: 246th Marine Corps Birthday Ball Celebration

Nov. 13 is the 246th Marine Corps Birthday Ball Celebration at the Houston Marriott Sugar Land located at 16090 City Walk, Sugar Land. The ball will include a ceremony, dinner and dancing.

5 p.m.-midnight. $75 (individual tickets), $600 (table of eight). http://houstonmarines.org/birthday-ball



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