Memorial Day Events

21st annual Grattan Township Memorial Day Celebration

May 14, 2009 // 0 Comments

The 21st annual Grattan Township Memorial Day Celebration and Bridge Walk will be held on Monday, May 25. The day will start at 7:00 a.m. with the fireman’s pancake breakfast. A memorial service will take place at Grattan Center cemetery at 11:00 a.m. Following the service is a foot parade across the Seeley Creek bridge and back to the township hall. A flag retirement ceremony conducted by Boy Scout troop 228 will take place at 12:00 p.m.  Activities for the entire family are scheduled throughout the day. Please join us! The 2nd annual Veteran’s Memorial golf tournament will be held on Saturday, May 30 at Arrowhead Golf Course. All proceeds from the tournament will be used for the Veteran’s Memorial at Grattan Center cemetery. For more information on any of these events please contact Dianna at 826-1872 or Vivian at 691-7105. Schedule of Events – May 25 7-10 a.m. Pancake Breakfast – Fire Station 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. Historical Society Bake Sale & Raffle Grattan Museum 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. Grattan Township Parks and Recreation Information Booth 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. St. Patrick’s School Information Booth 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. Letter Writing Station – Township Hall 9:30 a.m. Frog Jumping Contest – Township Hall   Bring your own frog. (extra frogs available) 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. Grattan Academy – Open House 0 a.m. – 2 p.m.     Hands of Fun – Township Hall Make and Take Crafts for all ages 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.   Face Painting – Township Hall 10-11a.m.     Decorating of the Bikes – Town Hall 11-11:45 a.m. Memorial Service 11:45 a.m. -noon Bridge Walk and Foot Parade (shuttle will be available) 11a.m. – 2 p.m. Food Booth – Family, Friends & Neighbors-Township Hall 12 p.m. Flag Retirement – Township Hall Boy Scout Troop 228 12- 2 p.m.      Grattan General Store 25 cent single dip ice cream cones 11a.m. – 2 p.m. Grattan Bar Check out our Bridge Walk Specials! 12:30 p.m.            Turtle Race – Township Hall         Bring your own turtle! (extras available) 1 p.m.                  Penny Scramble – Township Hall 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Shuttle Service Courtesy of Klackle Orchards