Don’t forget to turn out for Memorial Day parades this weekend. The American Legion Daniel M. O’Connell Post #272 will hold its annual parade on Monday beginning after a 10:30 a.m. memorial mass at St. Francis de Sales on Beach 129th Street. In Broad Channel, the parade begins at 1 p.m. from 17th Road Park. These parades are conducted to remember the people who died while serving the country in the armed forces.
Wild about animals? Jill Lauri of Healing With Animals is looking for volunteers to participate in Animal Rock 2017 on Sunday, July 30 at Beach 94th Street. This event will be “A Celebration of Our Relationship With Animals” and will feature speakers, demonstrations, adoptions, animal-friendly vendors, a memorial