Tara Winds will perform a special Veterans Day Concert at 4 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 12.
The program includes the Miami Beach Police and Fire Department Honor Guards' presentation of the colors; a recital of the Pledge of Allegiance, the National Anthem and a moment of silence in honor of our First World War Armistice Day tradition.
"This is a chance to allow today's youth to see, honor and thank veterans for their service to our nation", said Post 197 commander Bryan Richardson.
"We would like to recognize the linemen for their hard work during Hurricane Irma", Jim Broe of American Legion Post 107 said.
Join the City of Miami Beach for their annual Veterans Day parade on Saturday, November 11, 2017 at 11:11 a.m. presented by Miami Beach Medical Group.
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The parade route runs from the Suwannee Elementary School continuing up U.S. Highway 129, turning west on U.S. Highway 90 and ending at the high school football field.
The keynote speaker will be chaplain Colonel (retired) Todd Combee and recognition of the branches of services will be made by John M. Moore. "Seating is limited, so members of the public are encouraged to bring their lawn chairs".
Following the ceremony, the Live Oak Elks Lodge and Garrison Farms will be holding the fifth annual Salute to Veterans at the Elks Lodge.
MORE SALUTES TO VETERANS: More than 100 Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts will be serving a free breakfast to veterans Saturday morning before the San Jose parade.
The blood mobile will be on site and antique farm tractors will be on display. It'll travel east along Santa Clara to Market Street, where it'll turn south toward the reviewing stand in front of the park.