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50-plus Veterans Day events in Utah for 2019

In recognition of the military men and women who have served the country, many organizations will hold special events for Veterans Day

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Honor those who have served and continue to serve our country with special events this Memorial Day.

Scott G Winterton, Deseret News

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SALT LAKE CITY — Join your fellow Americans in recognizing the women and men who have sacrificed in service to our country. Many cities, schools and veterans homes will honor veterans, current service members and their families with special events.

Note: This list is not all-inclusive, and events and prices are subject to change. To submit an event listing, email features@deseretnews.com.

Salt Lake City “Saluting Our Heroes” Luncheon with Keynote Speaker James Bradley, Nov. 6, noon-1:30 p.m., Grand America Hotel, 555 S. Main, free for military members, veterans and their family (discovernac.org)

Ogden Veterans Day Program, Nov. 8, 10-11 a.m., George E. Wahlen Ogden Veterans Home, 1102 N. 1200 West, Ogden, free (veterans.utah.gov)

Salt Lake City Veterans Day Program, Nov. 8, 10-11 a.m., William E. Christoffersen Veterans Home, 700 Foothill Drive, free (veterans.utah.gov

Ivins Veterans Day Programs, Nov. 8, 2 and 4 p.m.; Nov. 11, 1:30 p.m.; and Nov. 13, 11 a.m., Southern Utah Veterans Home, 160 N. 200 East, Ivins, Washington County (435-634-5220 or search Southern Utah Veterans Home Ivins on Facebook)

Vernal Veterans Day After-school Activity, Nov. 8, 3-5 p.m., Uintah County Library, 204 E. 100 North, Vernal, free, for families (facebook.com/uintahcountylibrary)

The 23rd Army Band of the Utah National Guard will perform at several locations for Fourth of July celebrations, including UVU in Orem, Midvale, Tooele and Temple Square.

The 23rd Army Band of the Utah National Guard will perform at the Veterans Day Concert on Temple Square on Friday, Nov. 8.

23rd Army Band, UTNG

Temple Square Veterans Day Concert with Utah National Guard 23rd Army Band, Nov. 8, 7 p.m., Tabernacle, Temple Square, free (801-570-0080 or templesquare.com/events)

South Jordan Veterans Day Breakfast, Nov. 9, 8-10 a.m., South Jordan Community Center, 10778 S. Redwood Road, South Jordan, free for veterans, active and retired service members and their family, RSVP preferred (801-446-4357 or sjc.utah.gov/event)

Natural History Museum Veterans Day, Nov. 9-11, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Natural History Museum of Utah, 301 Wakara Way, free admission to military veterans with ID plus one guest (801-581-4303 or nhmu.utah.edu)

Orem Celebration of Veterans, Nov. 9, 10 a.m., SCERA Center for the Arts, 745 S. State, Orem, free (801-225-2787 or scera.org

Kaysville Veterans Day Program, Nov. 9, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Davis High School Commons Area, 325 S. Main, Kaysville, free (801-544-1788 or kaysvillecity.com)

Layton Veterans Parade and Veterans Honors Ceremony, Nov. 9, 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Layton Commons Park, 465 N. Wasatch Drive, Layton, free (801-393-3461 or laytoncity.org)

Weber State University Davis Veterans Day Celebration, Nov. 9, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., WSU Davis, 2730 N. University Park Blvd., Layton, free (801-395-3565 or weber.edu)

Logan Canyon Winds Concert, Nov. 10, 4-5 p.m., Utah State University, Russell/Wanless Performance Hall, Logan, free (435-797-8022 or usu.edu/calendar)

Bryce Canyon National Park

The National Park Service will offer free admission to all national parks on Veterans Day, Nov. 11.

Utah Office of Tourism

Jiffy Lube Service for Veterans Day, Nov. 11, all day, participating Jiffy Lube locations, free Signature Service Oil Change (up to 5 quarts conventional) to veterans and active military personnel with ID (jiffylubeutah.com)

National Parks, Nov. 11, all day, all National Parks, free admission on Veterans Day (nps.gov/planyourvisit/fee-free-parks.htm)

Salt Lake Film Society Veterans Day, Nov. 11, all day, Broadway Centre Cinemas, 111 E. 300 South and Tower Theatre, 876 E. 900 South, two-for-one deal to any military veteran with ID at box office (801-321-0310 or saltlakefilmsociety.org)

Utah Valley University Veterans Day Breakfast, Nov. 11, 8-10 a.m., Sorensen Student Center, Center Stage, UVU, Orem, free for veterans, student, staff and faculty (uvu.edu/veterans/events)

Salt Lake Community College Taylorsville Veterans Day Observation and Flag Ceremony, Nov. 11, 8:30 a.m., SLCC, Student Center, 4600 S. Redwood Road, Taylorsville, free (slcc.edu/today)

FatCats Salt Lake City Veterans Day Breakfast, Nov. 11, 9 a.m.-noon, FatCats Salt Lake City, 3739 S. 900 East, Millcreek, $10, includes two games of bowling with shoes, breakfast plate and gift; for veterans and active military (801-713-0834 or facebook.com/FatCatsSLC)

The Leonardo Veterans Day, Nov. 11, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., The Leonardo, 209 E. 400 South, free admission for active duty military and veterans (801-531-9800 or theleonardo.org)

St. George Veterans Day Service, Nov. 11, 9 a.m., SunRiver Communities, Veterans Honor Park, 4782 S. Wallace Dr., St. George, free (sunriver.com/bucketlistliving)

Weber State University Ogden Military Display and Veterans Organizations, Nov. 11, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., WSU, Shepherd Union, Ogden, free (801-626-6042 or weber.edu)

Chim, one of Hogle Zoo’s snow leopards.

Soldiers and veterans with their immediate family can enjoy free entrance to Hogle Zoo on Monday, Nov. 11.

Heather Tuttle

Hogle Zoo Military Appreciation Day, Nov. 11, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Utah’s Hogle Zoo, 2600 E. Sunnyside Ave., free for soldiers, veterans and their immediate families with ID (facebook.com/HogleZoo)

Living Planet Veterans Day, Nov. 11, 10 a.m.-8 p.m., Loveland Living Planet Aquarium, 12033 S. Lone Peak Parkway, Draper, free admission for veterans and their immediate family members with military ID (801-355-3474 or thelivingplanet.com)

Provo Veterans Day Celebration with Capt. Luke Ferrel, Nov. 11, 10 a.m., Timpview High School, 3570 Timpview Drive, Provo, free; luncheon for veterans and their families after tribute, RSVP to cassidyb@provo.edu (freedomfestival.org)

Col. Jon Eberlan salutes as he becomes the 75th Air Base Wing commander at Hill Air Force Base during a change-of-command ceremony on Friday, April 13, 2018.

Col. Jon Eberlan salutes as he becomes the 75th Air Base Wing commander at Hill Air Force Base during a change-of-command ceremony on Friday, April 13, 2018. Col. Eberlan will speak at Provo’s Veterans Day Celebration on Monday, Nov. 11, at Timpview High School. A luncheon for veterans will follow the tribute.

Scott G Winterton, Deseret News

Riverdale Veterans Day Ceremony with Col. Jon Eberlan, Nov. 11, 10 a.m., Riverdale Veterans Memorial, 4600 S. Weber River Drive, Riverdale, free (riverdalecity.com)

Spanish Fork Free Haircuts for Veterans, Nov. 11, 10 a.m.-7 p.m., The Fellas Chop Shop, 740 N. Main, Spanish Fork, free haircuts for active and retired veterans, appointments and walk-ins welcome (801-798-4631 or facebook.com/thefellaschopshop)

Dixie State University Veterans Day Ceremony and Marine Corps Birthday Celebration, Nov. 11, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., North Encampment Mall, DSU, St. George, free (dixie.edu)

Draper Veterans Day Ceremony with The Utah National Guard, Nov. 11, 11-11:30 a.m., Draper Park North Pavilion, 12500 S. 1300 East, Draper, free (801-576-6584 or draper.ut.us)

Highland Veterans Day Ceremony, Nov. 11, 11 a.m., Highland City Cemetery, 6200 W. 11000 North, Highland, free (highlandcity.org/calendar)

Magna Veterans Day Parade, Nov. 11, 11 a.m., Magna Elementary, along 8560 West and 2700 S. Main, Magna, free, staging at 9 a.m. at church, 3100 S. 8400 West (801-688-8485 or magnautah.org/veterans-day)

Robert Pagnani, chairman of the Utah Veterans Advisory Council, left, and past Veterans of Foreign Wars Department Commander Danny Zaharias, center, carry a wreath to the Utah Vietnam Veterans Memorial at the state Capitol during a ceremony in observance

Robert Pagnani, chairman of the Utah Veterans Advisory Council, left, and past Veterans of Foreign Wars Department Commander Danny Zaharias, center, carry a wreath to the Utah Vietnam Veterans Memorial at the state Capitol during a ceremony in observance. Pagnani will speak at the Bennion Veterans Home in Payson on Monday, Nov. 11.

Steve Griffin, Deseret News

Payson Veterans Day Program with Robert D. Pagnani, Nov. 11, 11 a.m.-noon, Bennion Veterans Home, 1551 N. Main, Payson, free (801-465-5400 or facebook.com/bennionveterans)

Southern Utah University Veterans Day Observance Ceremony, Nov. 11, 11 a.m., Veterans Resource and Support Center, SUU, Cedar City, free (suu.edu/veteransaffairs)

Tooele Veterans Day Program, Nov. 11, 11 a.m., Utah Army National Guard Building, 16 S. 100 East, Tooele, free (veterans.utah.gov)

University of Utah Veterans Day Commemoration Ceremony, Nov. 11, 11 a.m.-noon, Student Union Ballroom, U., free (veteransday.utah.edu)

Utah State University Letters to Veterans and Peanut Butter Bars, Nov. 11, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Taggart Student Center HUB, USU, Logan, free, write a letter to a veteran (435-841-4486 or usu.edu/calendar)

Washington Veterans Day Parade and Program, Nov. 11, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Veterans Park, 75 E. Telegraph St., Washington, Washington County, free (washingtoncity.org)

Weber State University Ogden Veterans Grove Rededication, Nov. 11, 11 a.m., WSU, below Stromberg Complex next to Browning Center, free (801-626-6042 or weber.edu)

Farmington Veterans Day Ceremony, Nov. 11, noon, Farmington City Cemetery, 500 S. 200 East, Farmington, free (farmington.utah.gov)

Salt Lake Community College Taylorsville “Navajo Code Talkers of World War II” Screening, Nov. 11, noon-3 p.m., SLCC, Student Center, 4600 S. Redwood Road, Taylorsville, free (slcc.edu/today)

St. George “Freedom Is Not Free” program with Jennie Taylor, Nov. 11, 2 p.m., Spilsbury Mortuary Chapel, 110 S. Bluff St., St. George, free (facebook.com/spilsburymortuary)

West Valley City Veterans Day Program, Nov. 11, 5:30 p.m., Utah Cultural Celebration Center, 1355 W. 3100 South, West Valley City, free (801-955-4000 or wvc-ut.gov)

Riverton Veterans Day Program, Nov. 11, 6:30 p.m., Sandra Lloyd Community Center, 12830 S. Redwood Road, Riverton, free (rivertoncity.com)

Utah State University: “No Greater Love” Screening with Director, Nov. 11, 7-10 p.m., Eccles Conference Center, USU, Logan, free, introduction and closing message with director Justin Roberts (435-797-9187 or usu.edu/calendar)

Utah Valley University Keynote Celebration, Nov. 11, 7-8:30 p.m., Lockhart Arena, UVU, Orem, free (uvu.edu/veterans/events)

Logan American Festival Chorus and Orchestra Veterans Day Memorial with Sterling Poulson, Nov. 11, 7:30 p.m., Chase Fine Arts Center, Daines Concert Hall, Utah State University, Logan, free for ages 8 and older; sold out but standby line will form that night (americanfestivalchorus.org)

Utah Valley University Discussion Panels, Nov. 12, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Sorensen Center, Grande Ballroom, UVU, Orem, free (uvu.edu/veterans/events)

Dixie State University: “Healing the Warrior’s Heart” documentary, Nov. 12, 5:30-8:30 p.m., Brown Learning Resource Center, DSU, St. George, free (dixie.edu)

University of Utah Veterans Cup Dodgeball, Nov. 12, 6:30-9:30 p.m., Student Life Center, U., donation requested (veteransday.utah.edu)

University of Utah: “Military Working Dogs — Man’s Best Friend” Discussion, Nov. 13, noon-1 p.m., Gardner Commons Building, Hinckley Institute Caucus Room, U., free (veteransday.utah.edu)

A restored and colorized image shows a moment from Peter Jackson’s World War I documentary “They Shall Not Grow Old.”

Peter Jackson’s World War I documentary “They Shall Not Grow Old,” will play at UVU in Orem on Wednesday, Nov. 13

Warner Bros. Pictures

Utah Valley University: “They Shall Not Grow Old” Screening, Nov. 13, 1-4 p.m., Science Building, room SB134, UVU, Orem, free (uvu.edu/veterans/events)

Ogden Nature Center “Wild Wednesday: In Honor — A Special Veterans Day Program,” Nov. 13, 3:45-4:30 p.m., Ogden Nature Center, Visitor Center, 966 W. 12th St., Ogden, $5 for adults, $4 for seniors, $3 for children ages 2-11, free for veterans and current military members (801-621-7595 or ogdennaturecenter.org)

University of Utah: Meet a Vet BBQ, Nov. 14, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Marriott Library Plaza, U., free (veteransday.utah.edu)

Dixie State University: “Red Tails” Screening, Nov. 14, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Brown Learning Resource Center, DSU, St. George, free (dixie.edu)

University of Utah: “Vietnam Through My Lens,” Nov. 14, 7 p.m.; Nov. 15, 7:30 p.m., Kingsbury Hall, 1395 Presidents Circle, U., $5 (veteransday.utah.edu)

Utah State University: Canoe Battleship Veterans Edition, Nov. 14, 7-10 p.m., HPER Building, USU, Logan, $25-$30 (435-932-5724 or usu.edu/calendar)

University of Utah vs. UCLA Football Game with Military Highlights, Nov. 16, time TBD, Rice Eccles Stadium, U., ticket required (veteransday.utah.edu)

SUU Veteran Holiday Dinner, Dec. 1, 6:30 p.m., Southern Utah University, Smith Student Center, Starlight Room, Cedar City, RSVP to veterans@suu.edu (facebook.com/SUUSVA)