It’s going to be a busy week between Monday, May 31 and Sunday, June 6. Here’s a glance at the calendar on the wall:
Whitman veterans will be gathering by 10 a.m., Memorial Day, Monday, May 31 at American Legion Post 22, 33 Legion Parkway, setting off to visit all four Whitman Cemeteries starting with High Street. They will then travel to Zion, St. James and Colbrook cemeteries for ceremonies before ending with a ceremony at Whitman Park.
A breakfast will be served at Post 22 after the ceremonies.
Hanson will be conducting a Memorial Day service at Fern Hill Cemetery at 9 a.m., Monday, May 31. The 22nd Mass, Vol. Infantry honor guard, American Legion flag-lowering and Don Teague on bagpipes during the event. Prayers, speakers and Scouts honor the nation’s war dead. The names of Hanson veterans who have died in the past year will be read.
Whitman’s annual Town Meeting has been changed to 7:30 p.m., Wednesday, June 2 in the Town Hall auditorium as town buildings will reopen to normal pre-pandemic hours on June 1.
WHRHS Scholarship Night will be streamed on June 1 over Whitman-Hanson Community Access TV.
W-H Community Evening School graduation is at 6 p.m., Thursday, June 3. It will be held indoors in either the Performing Arts Center or library.
High School commencement, 6 p.m., Friday, June 4. Each student receives six tickets for the reserved seating area during the outdoor ceremony, with the doors opening to general admission at 5:15 p.m.
South Shore Tech’s graduation is slated for 10 a.m., Saturday, June 5 at the school’s football field. The rain date is 2 p.m., Sunday, June 6. Graduates are limited to one car per family and streaming coverage will be available for those unable to attend. Two student speeches and an administrator address are planned.
As with last year’s graduation, students will form a procession by shop to receive their diplomas.