Veterans Day, also known as Armistice Day, is a holiday that has been nationally recognized on November 11th since 1919 to celebrate the end of hostilities in World War 1. This holiday, which is often confused with another military holiday, (Memorial Day), is the chance for Americans to honor veterans of the armed services.
What To Do On Veterans Day
Since it’s an official, Federal holiday, Veterans Day is a holiday that many hard working Americans and students will have off. The interesting thing about this day is that if it falls on a weekend, then the Monday after the holiday will be recognized as Veterans Day.
If you’re searching for ideas for things to do on Veterans Day, you should check online or in the OC Register for parades and a wide variety of events to honor our nations veterans on this special day.
The most important thing that you can do on Veterans Day is to thank a veteran for their service and do more for them like: buying them a meal or offering to help them in some way financially to ease their financial burden because, the average veteran sacrifices a lot for their country.
Getting Kids Involved On Veterans Day
On Veterans Day you can also get your children involved by taking them to VA facility in Long Beach or to a local cemetery to place flags on the graves of local, Orange County California veterans.
If you plan on having a party on Veterans Day 2012, make sure that you keep the party all about Veterans by inviting local Veterans to your party and also getting children involved by showing your favorite war movie then talking about the sacrifices that Veterans of wars have made for the United States.
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