Memorial Day Activities to Plan for Your Family

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1) Tune Into the National Memorial Day Concert

Turn on your TV and watch a moving tribute that honors America’s servicemen and women from the comfort of your home. This year’s event airs Sunday, May 30, at 8:00 p.m. EST on PBS, and includes performances by Sara Bareilles, Vince Gill, and Alan Jackson.

Slide 2 of 22: Get everyone outside by hosting a tournament of DIY lawn games for family and friends.

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2) Organize Lawn Games

Get everyone outside by hosting a tournament of DIY lawn games for family and friends.

Slide 3 of 22: Kids will love exploring the historic rooms and fascinating history of The White House via this online tour, created by the The White House Historical Association.

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3) Take a Virtual Tour of The White House

Kids will love exploring the historic rooms and fascinating history of The White House via this online tour, created by the The White House Historical Association.

Slide 5 of 22: Whether you donate time or money, your contribution to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs will be greatly appreciated. To see how you can help, visit the VA's website.

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4) Donate to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

Whether you donate time or money, your contribution to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs will be greatly appreciated. To see how you can help, visit the VA’s website.

Slide 8 of 22: With all the hustle and bustle of a long weekend, it's easy to forget to pause and think about what Memorial Day is really about. Simply take a moment or two with your family to remember those who have served.

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5) Offer a Moment of Silence

With all the hustle and bustle of a long weekend, it’s easy to forget to pause and think about what Memorial Day is really about. Simply take a moment or two with your family to remember those who have served.

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Article by Jennifer Aldrich, Jenae Sitzes for Country Living©

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