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Memorial Day events happening in San Diego

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SAN DIEGO (CNS) - Numerous events are on tap for Memorial Day Monday.

To honor those who fell in battle, the 68th Annual Memorial Day Service and reading of names is scheduled at the Veterans of Foreign Wars post in Lakeside, beginning at 9 a.m.

At 10 a.m., a service will take place at the Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery near the tip of Point Loma.

Also at 10 a.m., the Veterans Association of North County will hold a ceremony at its building, at 1617 Mission Ave. in Oceanside.

Among other events:

-- at 7 a.m., the Explosive Ordinance Disposal Warrior Foundation will hold a 5K run/walk and 1K kids run as a fundraiser at NTC Park in Libery Station;

-- at 10 a.m., a blood drive will get underway in the parking lot of the USS Midway Aircraft Carrier Museum, sponsored by radio stations 100.7 Jack FM and KFMB AM.; and

-- at 10:30 a.m., the Kensington Holiday at Home Parade will march down Marlborough Avenue between Palisades Street and Adams Avenue.

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