There will be several Memorial Day observance ceremonies in the area, including one at 11 a.m. Monday at Harbor Lawn-Mt. Olive Memorial Park & Mortuary, 1625 Gisler Ave., Costa Mesa. Organizers will offer complimentary hot dogs and drinks to attendees. For more information, call (714) 540-5554 or visit harborlawn.com.
The Newport Beach American Legion will hold two Memorial Day ceremonies with performances by the Mountain Fifes and Drums at 11 a.m. Monday at the Pacific View Memorial Park, 3500 Pacific View Drive, Corona del Mar, and at 1 p.m. at Newport Harbor Post 291, 215 E. 15th St., Newport Beach. For more information, visit al291.com.
Make a Splash
As per tradition, Newport Dunes & Marina, 11331 Back Bay Drive, Newport Beach, is opening its Aquatic Water Park this weekend — and is planning the biggest Memorial Day Weekend celebration in its history. On Saturday, enjoy a Hawaiian barbecue starting at 12:30 p.m. ($25 adults and $12 kids ages 12 and younger), followed by a tug-o-war game at 1 p.m., limbo at 2 p.m., Polynesian dancers at 3 p.m., crafts at 5 p.m. ($1 each), a live performance by Jumpin' Jack Flash at 6 p.m. and a Movies on the Beach screening of "Despicable Me" at 8:30 p.m. Those who wear a Hawaiian shirt to the barbecue will receive a free soft drink or ice cream coupon. For more information, call (949) 729-3863 or visit newportdunes.com.