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Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Bend Celebrates Veterans Day with Parade, Events and Freebies

Posted By on Tue, Nov 11, 2014 at 10:17 AM



Today is Veteran's Day, and there is a host of ways to honor the service of military veterans and enjoy some of that appreciation if you are a vet or active military service member yourself. 

EVENTS

Veterans Day Parade

Local groups march down Wall Street to honor veterans.
11 am-2 pm. Downtown Bend. Free.

Veterans Day Party
Featuring Notables Swing Band, vintage cartoons and newsreels, a picnic and more. Benefits Caring for Troops and Band of Brothers.
6:30 pm. Tower Theatre, 835 NW Wall St. $7. 

FREEBIES 
(Proof of military service may be required)

Free food:
Applebees, Chilis, California Pizza Kitchen, Denny's, Hooters, IHOP, Olive Garden, Red Lobster, Reb Robin, Ruby Tuesday, Sizzler, Starbucks.

Free fun:
Chuck-E-Cheese (20 free tokens through No. 19), National Parks (free entry).

Don't forget, most banks, public schools (including COCC), Jefferson and Crook County libraries and the post office are closed today.

How will you spend your Veterans Day?

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Erin Rook

Erin is the Source Weekly's Associate Editor. Before moving to Bend in 2013, Erin worked as a writer and editor for publications in Portland including PQ Monthly and Just Out. He has also written for the Willamette Week, El Hispanic News, Travel Portland, OUT City, Boston magazine and the Taunton Daily Gazette...
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