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Alexandria D-Day Commemoration Remembering the 74th Anniversary

June 7 - June 9

The Alexandria-Caen Sister City Committee promotes educational and cultural exchange between the city of Caen in Normandy, France and the city of Alexandria.

The Committee organizes Alexandria’s Annual D-Day Commemoration Events, Summer Teen and Intern Exchanges, Lecture Series, Children’s Programs and other cultural events.

Thursday, June 7th
D-Day: The Decision to Go
Lecture by Dr. Aaron George
Historical Office, Office of the Secretary of Defense
7:00pm
The Lyceum
201 S. Washington Street
$10/person includes wine and dessert reception afterwards

Saturday, June 9th
Alexandria’s 8th Annual
D-Day Commemoration
on Market Square
2:30—5:00pm
Alexandria City Hall
WWII Re-enactors and Memorabilia
1940’s Music and Swing Dancing
Commemoration Ceremony with Special Guests
United States Army Old Guard Color Guard
and Fife and Drum Corps
French Market
Children’s Activities
This event is free to the public!

Details

Start:
June 7
End:
June 9
Website:
https://alexandriacaen.wordpress.com/