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Here's a rundown of local Memorial Day events

What: Memorial Day Observance, presented by Desert Veterans' Memorial Association & Palm Springs Cemetery District, with welcome message from Congressman Raul Ruiz, MD, keynote speakers and music. When: 9 a.m. Where: Desert Memorial Park Cemetery, 31705, Da Vall Dr., Cathedral City. 

What: Memorial Day ceremony, with patriotic music, wreath-laying, refreshments and souvenirs. When: 10:30 a.m. Where: Forest Lawn, 69855 E. Ramon Road, Cathedral City. Info at (888) 204-3131 or

What: City of Desert Hot Springs Memorial Day ceremony. When: 11 a.m. Where: Veterans Memorial Park, 10101 Palm Dr., Desert Hot Springs. 

What: City of Beaumont will honor local veterans by inscribing 15 names on the Beaumont Veteran's Memorial Wall. When: 11 a.m. Where: 550 E. 6th Street, Beaumont.

What: Annual Memorial Day Flower Drop & Air Fair, with flight exhibitions, food, music and beer garden. Regular museum admission. When: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Where: Palm Springs Air Museum, 745 N. Gene Autry Trail, Palm Springs. 

What: Memorial Day Sgt. Roaul Prieto clubroom dedication, with live entertainment and barbecue. When: 1:30 p.m. Where: American Legion Owen Coffman Post 519, 400 N. Belardo Road, Palm Springs.

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