The Amherst Memorial Day Ceremony is Monday, May 30, 2016. The Parade will assemble at the North Common beginning at 9 a.m. and depart at 9:30 a.m., moving down N. Pleasant St., to E. Pleasant St., turning into the War Memorial Pool Grounds for the ceremony. The Master of Ceremonies is Select Board member Doug Slaughter and the guest speaker Ray Elliott. The VFW and American Legion will lead the pledge of allegiance, the roll call of departed comrades, provide a gun salute and raising of colors. There will be performances by the Hopkins Academy Band and the Amherst Pelham Regional High School Chorale.
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