Melrose Veterans Memory Project
Melrose Veterans Memory Project 

Barnes and Noble Bookfair

 

Sat., August 12, 2017

 

Activities include:

  • making cards for veterans at the VA Hospital in Bedford and the Chelsea Soldiers Home;
  • examining artifacts representing local veterans' service;
  • stories and crafts for the kids;
  • and so much more!!!

 

Can't make it to the store?  You can support us when you shop online at www.bn.com/bookfairs beginning on Aug. 12; Bookfair ID will be posted soon!

 

Summer 2017 Events

Here's a look at what's going on this summer!

 

August 12 - Barnes and Noble BookFair 

Barnes and Noble, Rte. 1, Saugus

 

*Support MVMP while shopping for summer reading!

*Activities for the whole family include:

  • summer and patriotic themed crafts and stories for the kids
  • examining artifacts representing local veterans' service
  • opportunity to create cards for veterans at the VA Hospital and Chelsea Soldiers Home
  • and so much more!!!

 

**Can't make it to the store?  You can support us by shopping online at bn.com/bookfairs beginning on Aug. 12; BookFair ID to be posted soon

 

 

Winter 2016-17 Events

Here's a look at what's going on this winter!

 

November 28 - December 9 - Sock Drive for the Homeless

Help Alderman Scott Forbes and the Forbes Family collect socks for the homeless! Drop off locations include:

  • Melrose High School, Main Lobby
  • 41 Mystic  Avenue, Melrose
  • 19 Ravine Terrace, Melrose
  • Veteran Services Office, Melrose City Hall (1st Floor)
  • The Cloud Nine, 40 Wyoming Ave., Melrose

 

 

December 3 - Barnes and Noble BookFair 

Barnes and Noble, Rte. 1, Saugus

 

*Support MVMP while doing your holiday shopping!

*Activities for the whole family include:

  • holiday themed crafts and stories for the kids
  • art demonstration by a local veteran
  • opportunity to create cards for veterans at the VA Hospital and Chelsea Soldiers Home
  • free gift wrapping (donations accepted)

 

**Can't make it to the store?  You can support us by shopping online at bn.com/bookfairs from Dec. 3 to Dec. 8; don't forget to enter BookFair ID: 11854031

 

 

 

 

10th Annual

Veterans in the Classroom

 

 

Nov. 2

9am-1pm

Memorial Hall

 

 

Veterans, join us and share your stories

with Melrose High School students

 

 

To sign up, email us at:           melroseveteransmemoryproject@yahoo.com

 

Fall 2016 Events

These are some of the exciting events that took place this fall!  


October 15 - 3rd Annual Melrose Veteran Open Golf Tournament

Registration begins at 11:30pm

Mount Hood Golf Course - Slayton Road, Melrose

 

*For more information about registering to play or sponsoring the event, please check out the event website:    http://www.melrosevetopen.com/

 

 

November 2 - Veterans in the Classroom 

9am-1pm

Memorial Hall - Main Street, Melrose

 

* if you are a local veteran who would like to share your story with high school students, please email us at:    melroseveteransmemoryproject@yahoo.com

 

 

November 7 - Tuskegee Airmen

6:30pm

Melrose High School Learning Commons

 

*Hear the history of the Tuskegee Airmen from the men who made that history!

 

 

November 10 - MVMMS Veterans Day Assembly

8:30am

MVMMS Auditorium

 

 

November 11 - Veterans Day

Breakfast

9am

GAR Room, Memorial Hall

 

Tour of Monuments

10am - Honor Roll

10:30am - Vietnam Memorial

11:11am - World War I Memorial (at the Knoll)

 

Comedy Night 

7pm

Memorial Hall

*Disabled and Limbless Veterans Fundraiser, to benefit Bill Forbes Scholarship Fund

 

 

November 19 - VFW Post 2394 Auxiliary Craft Fair

12-4pm

Sgt. Harold O. Young VFW Post 2394, Chipman Ave.

 

 

November 20 - VFW Post 2394 Turkey Shoot

1-4pm

Sgt. Harold O. Young VFW Post 2394, Chipman Ave.

 

 

 

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