Memorial Day Ceremony and Picnic is this Monday, 5.27! Featuring speeches, food provided for sale from the Broomfield Crossing Rotary, music from the Broomfield Civic Chorus and the Rocky Mountain Brassworks, and a patriotic fly-over (weather permitting), this event is a Broomfield mainstay.

Join us on April 13 at 10am, when Flint Whitlock will give a special presentation about the Nazi massacre of over 600 men, women and children of the French town, Oradour sur Glane. Flint is an award-winning author and military historian. He is a former US Army officer who served on active duty from 1965 to 1970, including a tour in Vietnam. Flint is a BVM board member and member of the Colorado Authors Hall of Fame.

This Saturday, March 23, at 10am we are presenting the career story of Joe McGowan, AP world reporter and author of “From Fidel Castro to Mother Teresa.” McGowan will share his experiences here in Broomfield. This will be held at the Veteran’s Museum, 12 Garden Center.

TERRE DEEGAN-YOUNG’S “Donut Dollies” C & C presentation is rescheduled to Feb. 17 due to weather. Thank you!

New 10th Mountain Exhibit on display now. Chock full of artifacts and information about this path-breaking unit which served in the European theater during WWII, you won’t want to miss this exhibit.

Holiday closure: The Museum will close for a special holiday party for volunteers on Saturday, Dec. 23 at noon. We will reopen to the public on Thursday, Jan. 4 at 10am. Thanks for a great 2023 and here’s to an even better 2024. Start 2024 right by coming to our first C & C of the year on January 6 all about the 10th Mountain Division.

Make your December brighter with a trip to the Veterans Museum. We have two upcoming Coffee & Conversation programs on Dec. 9 and Dec. 16 at 10am that you’ll want to check out. Dec. 9 features Don Brookings, whose father portrayed Father Christmas as a young infantryman in WWII. On the 16th, we’ll have a special Christmas movie screening accompanied by cider, donuts, and coffee.

The leaves programs this fall at the Museum will be spectacular! Visit http://www.broomfieldveterans.org/coffeeandconversation/ for the lineup of Coffee & Conversations, and don’t forget about the annual Veteran’s Day Ceremony at the Museum on Nov. 11. This year we will feature Col. Don Davis (Marine retired) and current Deputy City Manager for Broomfield as our speaker for Veteran’s Day!

Check out the new Toy Train exhibit at the Museum for a limited time. From Dec. 8 through Dec. 22 in partnership with the Colorado Toy Train Foundation.