Memorial Day events

Through Monday

9 a.m.-5 p.m.: “Remember Our Fallen From Texas,” Greenwood Mausoleum’s Independence Chapel, 3100 White Settlement Road, Fort Worth.


9 a.m.: Grand Army of the Republic Monument, Oakwood Cemetery, 701 Grand Ave., Fort Worth. Service will honor the men who served in the Union Army from 1861 to 1865.

10 a.m.: Bluebonnet Hills Memorial Park, 5725 Colleyville Blvd., Colleyville.

10 a.m.: Laurel Land Memorial Park, 7100 Crowley Road, Fort Worth. Speaker is retired Lt. Col. Jack L. Mattson.

10 a.m.: Moore Memorial Gardens, 1219 N. Davis Drive, Arlington. Guest speaker is retired Marine Cpl. Aaron P. Mankin. Complimentary hot dog lunch after the ceremony.

10:30 a.m.: Remembrance Service for 12 British, Canadian and American volunteer pilots of the Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force in World War I, Greenwood Memorial Park, 3100 White Settlement Road, Fort Worth. Special guests include retired Canadian Forces Brig. Gen. David Kettle, now the secretary-general of the Canadian Agency of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission, and Brig. Gen. Guy Hamel, Royal Canadian Air Force.

11 a.m.: Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery, 2000 Mountain Creek Parkway, Dallas. Cemetery opens at 8 a.m.

6:30 p.m.: Mount Olivet Cemetery, 2301 N. Sylvania Ave., Fort Worth. Keynote speech by Navy Capt. Gilbert “Gil” Miller, commanding officer of Naval Air Station Fort Worth, and Mayor Betsy Price. The Moslah Shrine Band and First Christian Church Chancel Choir will perform, and the Lone Star Chapter of Paralyzed Veterans will do a rifle salute. After the ceremony, a motorcade will proceed to the East Northside Drive bridge for a brief service. Wreaths will be cast into the Trinity River. In the event of rain, the ceremony will be inside the funeral home chapel.

What’s closed, open

Nonessential federal, state, county and municipal offices will be closed Monday for Memorial Day.

Post offices, banks and stock exchanges will be closed.

School districts that are closed: Arlington, Birdville, Burleson, Carroll, Castleberry, Crowley, Hurst-Euless-Bedford, Fort Worth, Grapevine-Colleyville and Mansfield.

School districts that are open: Everman, Lake Worth, Northwest.

The Trinity Railway Express will not run. The T’s buses and Mobility Impaired Transportation Service will operate on a reduced Sunday schedule. Molly the Trolley will run on a regular schedule (10 a.m.-10 p.m.).

Most municipal and public pools, aquatic centers, tennis centers and golf courses will be open.

The Fort Worth Botanic Garden and Japanese Garden, the Fort Worth Nature Center and Refuge, and the Fort Worth Zoo will be open.

Trash pickup

Trash will be picked up as usual in most municipalities, including Arlington, Bedford, Colleyville, Euless, Fort Worth, Haslet, Hurst, Keller, Mansfield, North Richland Hills, Saginaw, Southlake and Watauga.