6:30 a.m. — (CHICAGO) Annual Ridge Run 5K, 10K and Fun Run. Ridge Park, 9625 S. Longwood Dr.
8 a.m. — (NAPERVILLE/JOLIET) Diocese of Joliet celebrates Memorial Day Mass at several cemeteries, including 8 a.m. at Ss. Peter & Paul, 911 North Ave., Naperville; and 9 a.m. at St. Patrick’s Cemetery, Jefferson at Hunter, Joliet.
9:30 a.m. — (MOUNT PROSPECT) Memorial Day Parade begins at Emerson and Busse, then goes south on Emerson to Lincoln to Lions Park for ceremony at Veterans Memorial Band Shell.
9:30 a.m. — (GRAYSLAKE) Memorial Day Parade kicks off at Grayslake Central High School, then goes south on Lake Street to Junior Avenue to Memorial Park for memorial service.
9:30 a.m. — (LIBERTYVILLE) Memorial Day Parade and Ceremony starts at train station and ends at Cook Park for ceremony at 9:45 a.m.
10 a.m. — (HOFFMAN ESTATES/SCHAUMBURG) Joint Memorial Day Service begins at Verernas Memorial (411 W. Higgins Rd., Hoffman Estates); then moves to St. Peter Lutheran Church (202 E. Schaumburg Rd., Schaumburg) for outdoor and indoor ceremonies.
10 a.m. — (WHEATON) Memorial Day parade hosted by American Legion Post 76 begins at Memorial Park (208 W. Union Ave.) and ends at Wheaton Cemetery.
10 a.m. — (ROUND LAKE/ROUND LAKE PARK) Memorial Day Parade starts at 363 N. Cedar Lake Rd. in Round Lake, then goes down Cedar Lake Road to Clarendon for ceremony at American Legion, 111 E. Main St., Round Lake Park.
10 a.m. — (RIVERSIDE) Memorial Day Ceremony in Guthrie Park. Burling Road at East Avenue, Riverside.
10 a.m. — (LAKE ZURICH) Memorial Day Parade starts at Legion Hall (51 Lions Drive) and ends at Veterans Monument (200 Mohawk Trail) with brief service.
10 a.m. — (MUNDELEIN) Memorial Day Parade starts at Village Hall and goes west on Hawley to Greenview to Memorial Park, for Memorial Day ceremony.
10 a.m. — (GARY, Ind.) Memorial Day Parade starts at 13th and Massachusetts in Gary, Ind.
10 a.m. — (BARRINGTON) Memorial Day Parade kicks off at Cook and Main, and ends at Evergreen Cemetery with service to service members who dies in duty.
10 a.m. — (CHICAGO) Paul Revere American Legion Post 623 Memorial Day Parade kicks off at Chicago and Oakley and proceeds west down Chicago to Campbell and Campbell to Grand, where Illinois State Treasurer Michael Frerichs issues the keynote address.
10:30 a.m. — (DES PLAINES) Archbishop Blase Cupich celebrates Memorial Day with a Field Mass at All Saints Cemetery, while similar services will be conducted at 36 other cemeteries around the Archdiocese. 700 N. River Rd., Des Plaines.
10:30 a.m. — (PLAINFIELD) American Legion Post 13 hosts a Memorial Day Parade. Starts at Jones Middle School, 15230 S. Wallin Dr.; then goes east on Ottawa to memorial in Settler’s Park, Van Dyke and Ottawa, Plainfield.
10:30 a.m. — (NAPERVILLE) Annual VFW/American Legion Memorial Day Parade starts at West and Jackson, then goes east on Jackson to Washington, then north to Benton and Central Park; followed by Memorial Day Concert in park. 104 E. Benton Ave., Naperville.
10:30 a.m. — (WAUKEGAN) Memorial Day Parade kicks off at Genesee and Grand, the goes south to Clayton, west to MLK and south at Washington to Veterans Memorial Plaza.
10:55 a.m. — (WHITING, Ind.) Annual Memorial Day Ceremony begins with march from American Legion Post 80 (2003 Indianapolis Blvd.) to 119th and Oliver for formal ceremony and the placing of memorial wreaths.
11 a.m. — (CHICAGO) Iraq Veterans Against the War and Vietnam Veterans Against the War hold a Memorial Day ceremony and press conference. Vietnam War Memorial, Wacker and Wabash (river level).
11 a.m. — (SKOKIE) Village hosts annual Memorial Day observance with local veterans taking part. Veterans Park, Lincoln and Cleveland, Skokie.
11 a.m. — (CHICAGO) The #LetUsBreathe Collective leads Remembering Rekia, a memorial and community celebration. 15th Street and Albany Avenue.
11:30 a.m. — (DES PLAINES) Veterans, religious leaders, the Maine West High School marching band and members of the community gather to remember those who have served their country, dedicated to “Korea: The Forgotten War.” Lake Park Memorial Pavilion, 2200 Lee St., Des Plaines.
11:30 a.m. — (ELWOOD) Gov. Bruce Rauner attends the 16th Annual Memorial Day Ceremony. Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery, 20953 W. Hoff Rd., Elwood.
11:45 a.m. — (CHICAGO) Community activists hold a press conference and protest over red light cameras. 2600 S. Kolin Ave.
Noon — (GURNEE) American Legion hosts annual Memorial Day Ceremony. Veterans Memorial Park (in front of Police Dept.), 100 N. O’Plaine Rd., Gurnee.
1 p.m. — (MOUNT PROSPECT) Annual Mount Prospect Jaycees Memorial Day Carnival to benefit Northwest Compass food bank, Clearbrook, and a local school features rides, games, food, entertainment and more. Rand and Central roads, Mount Prospect.
1 p.m. — (OAK FOREST) Irish Fest features music, storytelling, food, contests and more. Chicago Gaelic Park, 6119 W. 147th St., Oak Forest.