SOUTH PORTLAND — The Veterans of Foreign Wars and American Legion invite the public to attend two Memorial Day weekend events.

VFW Post 832 will place flags on the graves of veterans at five cemeteries throughout the city on Saturday, May 23. Those interested in helping should meet at the VFW, 50 Peary Terrace, at 9 a.m.

On Monday, May 25, the Memorial Day parade will start at 10:30 a.m. in the parking lot of Southern Maine Community College. The parade will move along Broadway to the roundabout on Ocean Street. A viewing stand will be located in front of City Hall, 25 Cottage Road. 

At noon, there will be a service and wreath-laying event at Bug Light Park, led by the VFW Color Guard.