OREM — Veterans will be honored Saturday with free tickets to shows and movies at the SCERA Center for the Arts.
A march will start at 8 a.m. All veterans are invited to assemble at the entrance to the Orem City Cemetery and participate in a symbolic march to the Veterans Memorial for a flag exchange ceremony. The Civil Air Patrol, Veterans of Foreign Wars, 11 active military units, the Orem Heritage Commission and student body presidents from Orem junior and senior high schools will take part.
Veterans are encouraged to wear their uniforms. Orem resident Karl Furr will begin the march and Orem American Legion Post commander, Doug Rowley, will bring the group to attention. The Orem High School band will march and play. Mayor Jerry Washburn will speak.
At 10:30 a.m., the SCERA will show "In Harm's Way; free for veterans, $3 for the general public.
Patriotic exhibits will be on display in the SCERA Center lobby between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. One is a print showing the "Raising of the U.S. Flag on Iwo Jima."
A USO-style patriotic program will begin in the afternoon at 1:30 p.m. in the SCERA Showhouse II. Several musical acts and special performances are planned.
Veterans are free, $3 for the general public.
At 3:45 p.m, "The Work and the Glory: American Zion" will play in the SCERA Showhouse I. Admission is $4.
The live theater production of "HMS Pinafore" starts at 7:30 p.m. Veterans are free, $12 for the general public, $10 for children and seniors.