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2013 Daffodil Brunch
Saturday, May 11, 9:00am to 11:00am $12.00 pp
This will be asuch an exciting tour! Led by the highly entertaining Michael Barrett, we will do a combination walking/driving tour to learn about the families that build these gorgeous resting places. We hope to take a rare peek inside 1 or 2 of these beautiful memorials.
Memorial Day Ecumenical Service
Saturday, May 25, 9am FREE
Join Oakwood Cemetery and the Veterans of Lansingburgh for their annual graveside Wreath Laying Ceremony, and the placement of flags on the gravesites of Veterans in the Soldiers' Plot. Oakwood President Tom Maggs and fellow trustee Charles R. Johnson, Col. US Army Ret. will officiate. The service will be brought indoors in case of heavy rain only. Registration is not required.
Spring Bird Walk
Saturday, June 1, 8am-10am $12.00 pp
Oakwood is home to more than 70 species of birds. Clint Anglin, Naomi Jaffe and Heidi Klinowski will lead this annual tour. Previous year's birds have included bluebird, oriole, indigo bunting, red-tailed hawk, bald eagle, and six species of woodpecker. Bring binoculars & wear comfortable shoes. A few loaner binoculars may be available. Beginners welcome. Rain date: June 2nd
Special Event: Unveiling of Troy Burial Site Memorial
Saturday, June 8, 10am-12pm Free
Please join us as we honor the 163 people who were re-interred from the Troy Burial Ground in downtown Troy in 1875. Hear their special story and see their beautiful new memorial unveiled. Representatives of the Daughters of the American Revolution will lay a wreath in honor of soldiers bureid in this section. Following the ceremony, we invite you to join us for a short walking tour of the area. Donations are optional but appreciated!
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