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May 26, 2013


Rye Playland


All Ages


Description: Veterans, service members, and their families are invited to Westchester County's 6th annual Veterans Appreciation Day and Memorial Day Tribute at Playland, Sunday, May 26.

The event, sponsored by Westchester County, will take place from 12-4pm. Veterans may pick up their wrist bands beginning at 11am at the Boathouse area located at the far end of the park.

At 12:10pm on the Main Stage, County Executive, Rob Astorino, will deliver a tribute in memory of those who made the supreme sacrifice in defense of the United States.

Prior to that, the Westchester Police Emerald Society Pipe and Drum Corps will perform at the main gate at 12pm, and lead the officials and veterans gathered to the tribute area. A barbecue will be held immediately following the ceremony (at about 12:30pm) in picnic areas 7, 8, 9, and 10. The barbecue is co-sponsored by Fordham University and the Generoso Pope Foundation.

All Westchester veterans are required to pre-register for this event. Veterans and active duty members and their families will receive one free parking pass and up to five free ride/entrance bands. Additional discount ride coupons will be available if needed. A valid military and or veteran organization/VA Health ID card is required.

Pre-registration will take place at the following locations/times:

May 13 9-11am Mohansic Golf Course

May 13 1-3pm Peekskill City Hall

May 13 9-11am Maple Moor Golf Course

May 14 9-11am Dunwoodie Golf Course

May 14 1-3pm Sprain Lake Golf Course

May 15 9-11am Saxon Woods Golf Course

May 15 1-3pm Glen Island Park

May 16 9-11am Saxon Woods Pool

May 16 1-3pm Tibbetts Brook Pool

May 17 9-11am Westchester County Center

May 17 1-3pm County Center

May 13-May 22 � May 22 9am-4pm Westchester County Veterans 112 E. Post Road, White Plains

May 13-May 22 9am-4pm Yonkers Veterans Agency 120 New Main St., Yonkers

May 13-May 22 9am-4pm Mt Vernon Veterans Agency Roosevelt Square, City Hall, Mt. Vernon

For further information, contact the Westchester County Veterans Service Agency at 914-995-2145 or 914-995-2146, or log on to

Address: Playland Parkway
Rye, NY 10580
Phone: 914-995-2145 or 914-995-2146