Calendar of Events
- May 29, 2016 - Memorial Day
The annual Memorial Day Parade and Ceremony, sponsored by the American Legion and the Borough of Oakland, will be held on Sunday, May 25 beginning at 1:00 PM at Grove Street and Ramapo Valley Road. The parade will close with a ceremony in Veterans’ Park. Complimentary food and refreshments will be served at the American Legion Post at 65 Oak Street immediately following the parade. Please join us in honoring our departed veterans.
If you would like to be recognized as a supporter of the Memorial Day Parade and have your name appear in the booster section of the Parade Program, please send your name to our parade chairman, Mario Lembo, 11 Monhegan Avenue. A donation of $5 is suggested.
- June 14, 2016 - Flag Day
The American Legion will be joining the Oakland Elks Club for a Flag Day ceremony in Veterans Park. Please contact the Elks Club for the starting time. In the event of bad weather, the ceremony will be held inside the Elks Club lodge, located at 33 Ramapo Valley Road.
- November 11, 2016 - Veterans' Day
Each year on Veterans' Day, the American Legion celebrates the armistice of the First World War and veterans of all wars with formal ceremonies in communities worldwide. Our annual ceremony in Oakland is held at Veterans' Park at 11:00 AM. Join us at this solemn ceremony as we honor those who served our country.