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American Legion Centennial Celebration

The American Legion - 100 Years logo - Veterans Still Serving America

Free, family-friendly event! The American Legion is the nation’s largest veterans’ service organization and was founded by veterans of WWI and chartered by the U.S. Congress in 1919. It has been fulfilling its commitment of service to veterans, service members and their families and local communities for 100 years.

Saturday, October 12, 2019 - 11:00am-4:00pm 

Attendess can meet members of the active duty military, the Reserves, and the Nat’l Guard, veterans from WWII to the present, and emergency first-responders (including the Oro Valley Police Department, Pima County Sheriff’s Department, Border Patrol and Golder Ranch Fire District.)

Learn about the award winning programs of the four entities that comprise the American Legion Family: The American Legion, the Auxiliary, the Sons of the American Legion and the Legion Riders!

Meet players of the Oro Valley Post 132 sponsored local Legion baseball team and members of the Post 132 sponsored local law enforcement Explorer Unit.

Get your free hand-held American flag and drop off your unserviceable American flags for proper disposal.

Event also includes: 

  • Live band and DJ
  • Food vendors
  • Pet costume contest at 1 p.m.
  • Face painting
  • Balloon artists
  • Police and Golder Ranch Fire District demos and home safety tips
  • U.S. flag etiquette demo from the Boy Scouts
  • Authentice military equipment and uniforms dating from WWI on display
551 W. Lambert Ln.
Oro Valley, AZ 85737