- The Washington Times - Thursday, November 8, 2001

The ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery is only one of several around the area on Sunday. Here is an extended list of events.
Congressional Cemetery, 1801 E St. SE. 202/543-0539. The D.C. Children of the American Revolution chapter hosts a Veteran's Day Remembrance ceremony. 2 p.m. Nov. 11. Free.
Gaithersburg City Hall Pavilion, 31 S. Summit Ave., Gaithersburg. 301/258-6310. A Veterans Day Observance ceremony features local veteran groups. 3 p.m. Nov. 11. Free.
Mount Vernon, George and Martha Washington's home and burial place at the south end of the George Washington Memorial Parkway. 703/780-2000. Veterans Day observances begin at 2 p.m. with a wreath laying at Washington's Tomb. Veterans and active-duty military are invited to place a floral tribute at the gravesite. Free admission for all current and former servicemen and women throughout the day. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 11. Regular admission $4.50-$9.
Navy Memorial and Naval Heritage Center, Pennsylvania Avenue NW between Seventh and Ninth streets. 202/737-2300. Wreathlaying ceremony for Veterans Day. 1 p.m. Nov. 12. Free.
Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Bacon Drive and Constitution Avenue NW and French Drive SW. 202/426-6841. Memorial ceremony featuring country music singer Lee Greenwood and speakers who include Vietnam veteran Sen. Chuck Hagel, Nebraska Republican. Jan Scruggs, founder of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund, serves as master of ceremonies. More than 5,000 veterans and their families are expected. 1 p.m. Nov. 11. Free.
The Memorial Day Writers' Project, featuring veterans who are poets, novelists and songwriters, runs from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 10 and 11. Veterans will share original works with the public on the East Knoll adjacent to the memorial. Free. 301/681-3085.
Washington National Cathedral, 3000 Wisconsin Ave. NW. 202/537-8980. Commemorative Veterans Day concerts with the Cathedral Choral Society and the Washington Bach Consort. 7:30 p.m. Nov. 9, 4 p.m. Nov. 11. $15-$45.
Women in Military Service for American Memorial, Gateway to Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington. 703/533-1155. The Women's Memorial Veterans Day ceremony includes formal military honors, remarks from veterans and a wreath laying. Dr. Irene Trotwell-Harris, retired Air National Guard major general, will give the keynote address. 4 p.m. Nov. 11. Free.


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