Memorial Day is a one to take some time to honor those, past and present, who serve and protect our country. Here are some of the events taking place.

*Riverview Heights Cemetery in Kennewick, 10th and Olympia, will feature a Memorial Service starting at 9am Monday.

*Desert Lawn Cemetery in Kennewick, 10th and Union, will have a large Memorial Service beginning at 11am Monday.

*Sunset Memorial Gardens, on the Bypass Highway in Richland, will have their Memorial Service starting at 11am Monday. Throughout the weekend, Sunset will also feature the flying of 1,000 flags at the cemetery in honor of Veterans. It is quite a sight to see.

*Columbia Memorial Gardens, just off Lewis St. in Pasco by 24th St. 10am special Memorial Day service Monday.

--All observances are open to everyone, public is invited