Melrose: Ceremony at noon at Memorial Hall; Parade at 1:30 p.m. along Main Street. Closing ceremonies at Wyoming Cemetery. www.cityofmelrose.org/MemorialDayParade.cfm
Somerville: Parade at 1 p.m. from City Hall; Proceeds to the Veterans’ Memorial Cemetery on Broadway. www.somervillema.gov/departments/veterans-services/memorial-day
Westford: Parade begins at noon from Roudenbush Community Center; Walk to Common, stopping at memorials on the way. westfordma.gov/pages/government/towndepartments/WestfordMA_veteran/documents/2013%20Memorial%20Day%20Event%20Guide.pdf
Amesbury: Ceremonial wreath throwing 7:30 a.m. at Alliance Park; Ceremonies at VFW Cemetery and Polish War Memorial 8:30 a.m. Parade at 10 a.m. in front of the fire station, followed by gathering at stadium.
Andover: Parade at 10 a.m. starts at intersection at Elm and Florence streets. andoverma.gov/news/
Beverly: Program at 1:30 p.m. at Odell Park with bands, politicians, and National Guard.
Boxford: 7:30 a.m. service at Harmony Cemetery; 8 a.m. service at Roundtop (Curtis Guild Camp); 8 a.m. ceremony at the Ancient Cemetery. Parade 9:30 a.m. with march to Village Cemetery and James L. Melvin Green.
Billerica: Parade at 10 a.m. starts at Marshall Middle School, followed by ceremony at WWI/WWII Monument on the town common. www.davmembersportal.org/chapters/ma/47/Lists/Announcements/Attachments/128/2013%20Memorial%20Day%20Activities.pdf
Burlington: 8 a.m. on town common to honor women and nurses in the military; 10 a.m. at Chestnut Hill Cemetery will honor medics. Refreshments at the Human Services Building. www.burlington.org/community_development/docs/Website_invite_MD_2013_2.pdf
Chelsea: Parade 8 a.m. starts at 718 Broadway followed by 9 a.m. ceremony at City Hall.
Chelmsford: Parade 10 a.m. from American Legion Post 313, ends on common at Vinal Square. www.townofchelmsford.us/CivicAlerts.aspx?AID=83
Danvers: Parade starts 9 a.m. at Town Hall; Walk includes a stop at Plains Park before ceremony back at Town Hall with guest speaker John Archer, Coast Guard veteran.
Dracut: Parade starts 11 a.m. at the Greenmont School; Walk to the high school for ceremony.
Essex: Parade starts 9 a.m. at Town Hall; Walk to Town Cemetery and then to Causeway Bridge. www.visitessexma.com/essex_ma_pg/essex_events.html?=essex_events_list.html
Everett: 9:30 a.m. gathering at new Veterans Plaza; 10 a.m. ceremony with plaque dedications for Korean and Vietnam veterans.
Georgetown: Gathering 9:30 a.m. at high school; Parade starts 10 a.m. with stops at the firemen’s memorial, Civil War monument, Harry Murch Park, and back to the high school.
Gloucester:Parade starts 9 a.m. from high school; walk to Korean War Memorial for wreath ceremony before 11 a.m. Vietnam Memorial ceremony back at the high school. www.gloucestertimes.com/local/x701048166/Remembering-the-Korean-War
Hamilton: Parade starts 9 a.m. at Town Hall with stops at the firemen’s memorial and veterans cemetery with ceremonies at Town Hall and Parton Park.
Haverhill: Police memorial recognition at the Citizens Center 9 a.m.; Parade starts 10 a.m. at Lorraine VFW Post 29 and ends at Linwood Cemetery.
Georgetown: Meet at Park & Ride 8:15 a.m. for ceremonies at the three graveyards and the VFW. Meet 9:30 a.m. at high school to assemble for Commemorative March, which begins 10 a.m. at Public Safety Building, Civil War Memorial, and Harry Murch Veterans Park. Refreshments at VFW Post 7608 on Andover Street follow march. www.georgetownma.gov/Public_Documents/GeorgetownMA_BBoard/03FB5E78-000F8513
Ipswich: Parade starts 9:45 a.m. at Town Hall. Ends at VFW Post 1093 for ceremony.
Lawrence: Ceremony begins 9:30 a.m. at the Bellevue Cemetery; Walking tour at about 10:45 a.m. www.cityoflawrence.com/SharedFiles/Download.aspx?pageid=295&mid=648&fileid=2240
Lowell: Mass at St. Anthony’s Church 11 a.m.; Memorial service 1 p.m at Charles and Central Streets.
Lynn: 9 a.m. service at Sacred Heart Church and 10 a.m. service in Breed Square; Parade starts 1:30 p.m. at the North Shore Community College parking lot, Washington Street entrance, and ends at Pine Grove Cemetery. www.ci.lynn.ma.us/citydepartments_veterans.shtml#gpm1_2
Lynnfield: Muster 8:15 a.m. at Our Lady of Assumption Church; March to South Burying Ground, Willow Cemetery, and South Lynnfield Fire Station for recess before reassembling at 10 a.m. and continuing to the common around 11 a.m. events.lowellsun.com/lynnfield_ma/events/show/327793983-lynnfield-memorial-day-parade
Malden: Parade begins 10 a.m. at the corner of Salem, Ferry, and Main streets; Walk to Forest Dale Cemetery for brief ceremony before resuming parade. www.cityofmalden.org/index.cfm?fuseaction=content.pageDetails&id=210479&typeID=97
Manchester: See Essex observance, same event www.americantowns.com/ma/essex/events/memorial-day-parade-2013-05-27
Marblehead: Parade begins 9 a.m. at the Old Town House; Walk to Memorial Park and Waterside Cemetery. www.marblehead.org/CivicAlerts.aspx?AID=819
Medford: Ceremony begins 10 a.m. at the Oak Grove Cemetery; Mayor McGlynn and other officials will be present. medford.org/Pages/MedfordMA_News/Memorial%20Day
Merrimac: Service 8:15 a.m. at Locust Grove Cemetery on School Street honoring Coast Guard and Navy veterans; 9 a.m. service for all other armed service members.
Methuen: Parade leaves American Legion Post 122 10 a.m. with stops for three separate ceremonies. www.ci.methuen.ma.us/Documents/Vets/MEMORIAL2013.pdf
Middleton: Parade leaves 9 a.m. from Memorial Hall and stops at Middleton Flint Library for short ceremony; Service will be held at the Veterans Monument before returning to Memorial Hall. www.townofmiddleton.org/Pages/MiddletonMA_News/01AF7CDD-000F8513
Nahant: Muster 9 a.m. at Cliff Street and Nahant Road for 9:30 a.m. parade; Stops at cemetery and Tudor Wharf and ends at Town Hall.
Newburyport: 10:45 a.m. at Pond Street CVS; walk to City Hall for invocation before march to the waterfront and ceremony at the Veterans Cemetery at noon.
North Andover: Parade assembles 10 a.m. on west side of Center Common (Osgood and Andover streets), ending at Ridgewood Cemetery for ceremony; Events dedicated to the late Corporal Sean Gallagher of the United States Marines.
North Reading: Parade begins 10 a.m. on town common; Service at the gazebo at 11 a.m.
Peabody:Memorial ceremony at 9:30 a.m. at Cedar Grove Cemetery; Parade begins 11 a.m. before ceremony at City Hall. www.peabody-ma.gov/mayors/Memorial%20Day%202012.pdf
Reading: Parade forms 8:30 a.m. at the American Legion Post 62; Cemetery services at Laurel Hill, 9:15 a.m.; Forest Glen, 10:45 a.m.; Charles Lawn, 11:30 a.m.; Wood End, noon. www.ci.reading.ma.us/Pages/ReadingMA_Notes/01AB96A5-000F8513
Revere: Ceremony begins 11 a.m. on the lawn of the American Legion Building www.revere.org/news/post/revere-to-hold-memorial-day-exercises-monday-may-27-2013
Rockport: Parade starts 10 a.m. at the American Legion; Walk to Beech Grove Cemetery.
Rowley: Parade starts 1:30 p.m. at VFW Post 5707 with stops at the town cemetery, the fire and police memorials, the village green, and back to the VFW.
Salem: Parade musters 10:30 a.m. and departs Commercial Street toward Harmony Grove Cemetery for an 11 a.m. dedication.
Salisbury: Parade starts 10 a.m. at fire station, leads to a ceremony on the town green by the library.
Saugus: Parade begins 9 a.m. on Jackson Street; walk to Veterans’ lot at Riverside Cemetery for service before a memorial ceremony at Town Hall. www.saugus.com
Stoneham: March begins 10 a.m. at the corner of Washington and Elm streets; Walk to Lindenwood Cemetery. homenewshere.com/stoneham_independent/news/article_55cd0086-a207-11e2-8638-001a4bcf887a.html
Swampscott: Ceremony at veterans cemetery at noon followed by an open house around 12:40 p.m. at the VFW on Pine Street.
Tewksbury: Wreath-laying at noon at the Shawsheen River and Main Street for those lost at sea; Ceremony at the Tewksbury Cemetery followed by 2 p.m. parade starting at Tewksbury Center.
Topsfield: Parade begins at 9 a.m. at Proctor School; Walk to Veteran’s Green in front of the library. www.topsfield-ma.gov/
Tyngsborough: Parade begins 11 a.m. from the old Kendall Road Town Hall; Walk to American Legion Post 247 for celebration. www.tyngsboroughma.gov/news-updates/memorial-day-parade-2013/
Wakefield: Parade starts 1 p.m. at the Galvin Middle School; Walk to World War II Memorial in Veterans Memorial Common; A ceremony will follow. www.wakefield.ma.us/Public_Documents/WakefieldMA_EmerNews/03FC9969-000F8513
Wenham: Parade starts 1:30 p.m. at Legion Hall on School Street.
West Newbury: Gathering at 10:30 a.m. a mile west of the Green; Parade marches to Green for ceremony.
Wilmington: Parade starts 10 a.m. at Market Basket lot on Main Street; walk to Wildwood Cemetery for flag ceremony before continuing to Wilmington Common.
Winchester: Parade starts 9:15 at Winchester High School; Wreath-laying at the Lincoln School and ends at town hall.
Winthrop: 10 a.m. service at Winthrop Cemetery with speaker Rose Mazzuchelli, a US Army veteran.
Woburn: Muster at Woburn Common at 8:45 a.m. for ceremonies and parade; Walk to Woodbrook, Jewish, and Calvary Cemeteries. calendar.boston.com/woburn_ma/events/show/326865503-woburn-memorial-day-parade