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Monday (Nov. 11)

Veterans Day Ceremony - We will honor our veterans of all eras and thank them for their selfless service and sacrifices. Col. Brian Newberry, 92nd Air Refueling Wing commander, will speak and pay tribute to the nation's veterans and all who continue to selflessly serve the country. Veterans, their families and the general public are encouraged to attend. 10 a.m., Spokane Arena, 720 W. Mallon Ave. Free. (509) 434-7508.

Hayden Veterans Day Parade - 10 a.m., Grand Marshall will be local veteran David Sheldon, featuring an A10 fly-over by the Idaho Air National Guard. Ceremony follows at 11 a.m. with Army veterans John and Stacey Holley of Post Falls as speakers. Hayden City Hall, PFC Robert J. Gordon Veterans Memorial Plaza, 8930 N. Government Way. Free. (208) 209-1080.

Veterans Memorial Service - Veterans Memorial outside AUD, 11:30 a.m., Whitworth University, 300 W. Hawthorne Road. (509) 777-3254.

Author Carol Hipperson - Veterans Day event presenting "Radioman: An Eyewitness Account of Pearl Harbor and World War II in the Pacific," to support our local Pearl Harbor survivors. These amazing men will be in the store to sign copies of Radioman and answer questions. Honor Flight representatives will also be in the store selling their recently Grammy-nominated CD, In Your Honor. All proceeds from the CD as well as a portion of the day's sales will be donated to Honor Flight. 1-2 p.m. Auntie's Bookstore, 402 W. Main Ave. (509) 838-0206.

Veterans Observance Ceremony - Col. Brian Newberry, 92nd Air Refueling Wing commander, will speak and pay tribute to the nation's veterans and all who continue to selflessly serve the country. 1 p.m. Felt's Field, 6105 E. Rutter Ave., Spokane Valley. (509) 247-5705.

Honoring Our Veterans - Service honor certificate ceremony with veterans social offering finger foods and beverages. 2-4 p.m. Moran Vista Senior Living, 3319 E. 57th Ave. (509) 443-1944.

Veterans Day Dinner - Hosted by the University of Idaho's Graduate and Professional Student Association, featuring keynote speaker Col. Robert Wakefield. Veterans and guest admission is free. All proceeds remaining from the event will be donated to the UI's Operation Education. Reservations requested to www.surveymonkey.com or contact email beta8669@vandals.udaho.edu by Nov. 8. 5:30-9 p.m. University of Idaho, Student Union Building Ballroom, 709 Deakin Ave., Moscow Free to veterans and a guest; $10/general. (208) 885-7251.

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