There are several parades and picnics happening throughout the area today to celebrate Memorial Day. In Manitowoc, the Memorial Day Parade will begin at 9 AM, at the corner of South 8th and Washington Streets, and will conclude at North 18th Street by Citizens Park, with a post parade ceremony at the Veterans Memorial. The AMVETS Post 99 is also holding their annual Memorial Day Picnic from 11 AM until 6 PM today. That will be taking place at the AMVETS Clubhouse in Manitowoc Rapids. In Two Rivers, a wreath laying ceremony will take place at the Soldiers Monument in Central Memorial Park at 8:45 AM, with a parade to follow at 9:00. The parade will begin at the corner of 18th and Washington Streets, and will end at Calvary/Pioneers Rest Cemetery. For more details, visit or