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Here's where you can celebrate Memorial Day around Atlanta

Gené Hunter

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(ATLANTA, Ga.) Looking for a way to celebrate Memorial Day with friends and family? Here are four events happening in and around Atlanta this weekend that pays tribute to those who’ve served:

Memorial Day Classic 5K

Monday, May 30, 8 a.m.

Historic Old Fourth Ward

Pay your respects to the men and women of the U.S. Armed Forces by participating in the classic 5K run. Participants are able to place photos of loved ones along the final mile.

Memorial Day Weekend at Stone Mountain Park

Friday, May 27 - Monday, May 30.

1000 Robert E Lee Blvd

Throughout Memorial Day weekend, Stone Mountain Park will be hosting a specially choreographed musical tribute to honor the troops with an extended fireworks finale immediately following the laser show.

Memorial Day Ceremony

Monday, May 30 10 a.m.

Roswell City Hall Rear Lawn, 38 Hill St

The Rotary Club of Roswell and the City of Roswell will be hosting a day of displays and music followed by a military ceremony, presentation of colors, the national anthem, Pledge of Allegiance and more to honor those in the armed services. Food trucks will be on site after the program for lunch.

Memorial Day Remembrance

Monday, May 30

11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Thrasher Park, 93 Park Dr.

The city of Norcross invites the public to gather in Thrasher Park to honor those who served in the armed forces with a special tribute.

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