Events include observances at cemeteries, discounted train rides for veterans and a ceremony at the Museum of Flight.

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Here are events planned around the Puget Sound region for the Memorial Day weekend:


Arlington Northwest Memorial Display: Interactive replica of Arlington National Cemetery, with markers showing deaths in Afghanistan and Iraq wars. Saturday-Monday, Cummings Park, 3939 Ruston Way, Tacoma (

Trains Salute America’s Military: Vintage steam train through Cascade foothills including the top of Snoqualmie Falls, discounted $5 round-trip fare for active, Guard, reserve and retired military with ID and their dependents; trains depart 11:30 a.m., 1, 2:30, 4 and 4:45 p.m., Saturday-Monday, Northwest Railway Museum, 38625 S.E. King St, Snoqualmie; $12-$20 (425-888-3030 or


Acacia Memorial Park: Community gathering to remember those who gave their all in service to our country, 11 a.m. Monday, 14951 Bothell Way N.E., Seattle (206-362-5525 or

Edmonds Memorial Cemetery: 33rd annual Memorial Day observance, bring lawn chairs, 11 a.m.-noon Monday, Edmonds Memorial Cemetery, 820 15th St. S.W., Edmonds (425-771-4741).

Museum of Flight: Performance by Boeing Employee Concert Band, free museum admission for active and veteran U.S. military with ID, 11 a.m. Monday, Museum of Flight, 9404 E. Marginal Way S., Seattle; $12-$20 (206-764-5720 or

Sunset Hills Memorial Park: Laying of the wreaths, B-25 flyover, Keith Highlanders Pipe Band, dove release, 11 a.m. Monday, 1215 145th Place S.E., Bellevue (425-746-1400).

Tahoma National Cemetery: Commemorating Memorial Day and the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War, with Vietnam veteran and former First Gentleman Mike Gregoire, keynote speaker; and state Sen. Joe Fain, 1 p.m. Monday, Tahoma National Cemetery, 18600 S.E. 240th St., Kent; parking limited (425-413-9614).

Veterans Memorial Park, Renton: Recognizing the men and women who served our country, 1 p.m. Monday, Veterans Memorial Park, Main Avenue South and South Third Street, Renton (

Forest Lawn Cemetery: Ceremony in partnership with American Legion Post 160 of West Seattle, 2 p.m. Monday, Forest Lawn Funeral Home and Cemetery, 6701 30th Ave. S.W., Seattle (206-932-0050).

Bonney-Watson: Ceremonial dove release, Keith Highlanders Pipe Band, 3 p.m. Monday, Bonney-Watson, 16445 International Blvd., SeaTac (206-242-1787 or