Memorial Day events plentiful this year

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Ojai Valley News file photo

A member of the El Charro Mexican Trick Roping group performs during a recent Oak View Memorial Day parade.

Bill Warner, Ojai Valley News reporter

You won't have to travel any farther than the Ojai Valley if you have a thoughtful Memorial Day in mind. Oak View and Ojai each have slated a lineup of events.

The observances will get under way at 10 a.m. Monday in Oak View with that community's 10th annual Memorial Day parade, that will begin at the corner of Old Ventura Avenue and Old Grade Road, concluding at The Lighthouse (formerly New Hope Christian Center), 590 Old Ventura Ave., where a memorial service and barbecue will follow.

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