Here's a look at some of the Veterans Day activities going on around Dallas County.


The Perry Community School District will celebrate Veterans Day with a number of activities on Monday, Nov. 11.

A complimentary breakfast will be served by Hy-Vee from 6-10 a.m. for veterans, active service, National Guard and Reserve personnel.

Morning refreshments will be served from 8-8:45 a.m. in the Perry High School Dr. Eugene Brady Library, sponsored by Dallas County Hospital and Family Medicine Clinics.

The 31st-annual Perry High School Social Studies Department Veterans Day Panel Presentation will be held from 9-9:45 a.m. in the Perry Performing Arts Center.

The 22nd-annual Veterans Day Celebration will be held at 10 a.m. in the Performing Arts Center. The event will feature readings, musical selections, video presentations and special recognition. The keynote speaker will be John Powell.

A luncheon will follow the program in the high school gym, sponsored by PHS, Bluejay Congress and the Student Activities Department.

Van Meter

The annual Veterans Day program at the Iowa Veterans Cemetery near Van Meter will be held at 8 a.m. on Monday, Nov. 11 in the cemetery shelter.


The Woodward-Granger Elementary students will be celebrating Veterans Day with a program at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, Nov. 11 in the elementary gym. The program will also be shown on Facebook live.

The Woodward-Granger eighth grade band will host a Veterans Day Concert at 3 p.m. during Hawk Time in the auditorium.