Where to honor veterans in Richmond, San Pablo

Local residents have several opportunities this weekend to honor military veterans.

Big events will occur at the Craneway Pavilion in Richmond on Friday, Nov. 10 and at San Pablo City Hall on Veteran’s Day, which is Saturday, Nov. 11.

Salute to Veteran’s Day

On Friday, Nov. 10, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Craneway Pavilion at 1414 Harbour Way S.

This all-encompassing Veteran’s Day event includes historic exhibits, a Veterans Expo providing resources to veterans, a buffet, the ability to hear compelling narratives about Richmond’s rich history of supporting national war efforts and plenty of opportunities to thank veterans and active military members in person. Among them will be Richmond Mayor Tom Butt, a Vietnam War veteran.

There will also be education on how local and regional organizations are working to support veterans, including in workforce development after military service.

For more information, see the flyer or contact celebrateveteransday@gmail.com.

San Pablo City Hall Veteran’s Day celebration

Saturday, Nov. 11 from 10 a.m. to noon at San Pablo City Hall, 13831 San Pablo Ave. — The De Anza High Air Force JROTC will present the colors as well as do a flag folding ceremony at this event.  The East Bay Singers (from Cal State East Bay) will sing the National Anthem as well as two other songs.  The event will be followed with light refreshments and giveaways.  Everyone is welcome!