Springfield and surrounding communities will observe Memorial Day with a number of events.
Two ceremonies are planned for Oak Ridge Cemetery Monday morning — 9am at the Grand Army of the Republic Mound, and 10am at the war memorials. A Memorial Day Field Mass will be held at Calvary Cemetery at 9:30. And Camp Butler National Cemetery will hold its annual program at 2pm.
Ceremonies are also planned at American Legion posts around the area, including Chatham, Pleasant Plains and Lincoln among others.