Veterans Day Events

YMCA Breakfast for the Brave

The Benjamin Harrison YMCA is hosting a breakfast 9:30 to 11 a.m. Nov. 8 at 5736 Lee Rd. Indianapolis. The breakfast is free and food is provided by Art’s Skillet. Please register in advance at the Member Services desk or call 317-547-9622. 

Volunteers of America Veterans Day celebration

Join the VOA for a veterans day celebration from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 8 at Northwood Christian Church 4550 Central Ave. Indianapolis. Food provided by City Barbeque. For more information contact Yvette Lewis at 855-332-8387. 

A concert to honor veterans

The Indianapolis Municipal Band proudly presents a concert to honor our veterans from 3 p.m. Nov. 10 at the Indiana State Museum 650 W. Washington St. Indianapolis. Free and open to the public, distinguished guest Col. (Ret.) Michael Colburn, U.S. Marine Corps Band, will conduct.  

Veterans Day Council of Indianapolis hosts Veterans Day breakfast

Join us starting at 8 a.m. Nov. 11 in the Arabian Room of the Old National Centre 502 N. New Jersey St. Indianapolis for a special Veterans Day Breakfast sponsored by the Veterans Day Council of Indianapolis.

Indiana Veterans Memorial Cemetery Veterans Day service

The IVMC is holding a Veterans Day service starting at 11 a.m. Nov. 11 at the Indiana Veterans Memorial Cemetery 1415 North Gate Rd. Madison. Mike Thompson, IDVA operations director is the keynote speaker this year. We will also hear from 67th District State Representative Randy Frye. The service will be held outside rain or shine and chairs are provided. For more information, call 812-273-9220. 

IVH Veterans Day program

The Indiana Veterans Home invites you to attend their free Veterans Day program beginning at 2 p.m. Nov. 11 in the MacArthur Auditorium IVH 3851 N. River R. West Lafayette. The keynote speaker this year is Command Sgt. Maj. Courtney M. Ross. A native of North Augusta, S.C, Ross serves as the U.S. Army Financial Management Command’s senior enlisted advisor. For more information, click here.

IVH Veterans Day Sunset Salute

The Indiana Veterans Home is excited to invite the community to join members of the Purdue ROTC as they host the 2019 Sunset Salute to honor veterans beginning at 5:30 p.m. Nov. 11 in the IVH cemetery (Indiana State Soldier’s Home Cemetery). The ROTC and other community members will decorate the IVH cemetery driveways to honor the memory of service members who have passed on. Members of the community are invited to walk or drive to the cemetery and participate in this heartfelt tribute to those who are no longer with us by those who are the current and future of the U.S. military. This event is free and open to the public. For more information, click here.

Sky Zone Cares Military Night

The first Sky Zone Cares Military Night is 6 to 8 p.m. Nov. 11 at Sky Zone Indy South 4150 Kildeer Dr. Indianapolis. This event is free for veterans and their families with valid proof of service. Visit this link for more information.