Veterans Day ceremony tops Gilbert events through weekend

Gilbert will commemorate Veterans Day with a ceremony Nov. 7. (Amy Ellsworth/Community Impact Newspaper)
Gilbert will commemorate Veterans Day with a ceremony Nov. 7. (Amy Ellsworth/Community Impact Newspaper)

Gilbert will commemorate Veterans Day with a ceremony Nov. 7. (Amy Ellsworth/Community Impact Newspaper)

Nov. 7

Honor America's veterans at town ceremony


The town of Gilbert will hold a Veterans Day event for the public Nov. 7 with retired U.S. Army Lt. Gen. Jeffrey Talley as the keynote speaker. Talley was the chief of Army Reserve and commanding general of the U.S. Army Reserve Command from 2012-16. Patriotic music will start at 11 a.m. with the ceremony at 11:30 a.m. A free lunch with beverages will be served after the ceremonies. Free. Civic Center Campus, 50 E. Civic Center Drive, Gilbert. 480-503-6200. www.gilbertaz.gov

Nov. 7

A little bit of Las Vegas comes to Gilbert


Las Vegas Strip performer Frankie Moreno will bring his musical act to Gilbert. The singer had a residency at the Golden Nugget Hotel and Casino from 2000-17 and also has headlined at the Planet Hollywood Hotel & Casino and the Stratosphere. 7 p.m. $31-$43. Higley Center for the Performing Arts, 4132 E. Pecos Road, Gilbert. 480-279-7194. http://higleycenter.org

Nov. 9

Assist those with special needs


The Suzy Foundation is hosting its first “All Abilities 5K” allowing all participants, regardless of ability, to have fun, exercise, and help make a difference in the community. Proceeds raised will go toward helping individuals with special needs by helping with the cost of assistive equipment not covered by insurance. A 1-mile fun run/walk also will be held. 8 a.m. $15-$35. Freestone Park, 1045 E. Juniper Ave., Gilbert. https://suzyfoundation.org/event/1st-inaugural-all-ability-race

Nov. 9

Take a look at a variety of Mazda Miatas


The Sahuaro Miata Club and Berge Mazda will host their annual all-Miata car show. The event is open to all Miata owners, not just club members, and the cars do not have to be show cars. Car owners should arrive between 9 a.m. and 9:30 a.m. to position their cars. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Free. Berge Mazda, 385 W. Baseline Road, Gilbert. www.sahuaromiataclub.com
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