From the Committee charge:
The Committee plans and carries out the proper observance of Patriots Day and all other holidays and special events that the Board of Selectmen may designate from time to time.
Members should have specific knowledge of Lexington's history and historic celebrations; represent Lexington's newer citizens; have good working relations with the Lexington Minute Men; and work well with others.
Members: 11 full, up to 15 on subcommittee
Appointed by: Board of Selectmen
Term: 3 years full; 1 year subcommittee
The Town Celebrations Committee plans and carries out observances of holidays and special events including:
Dr. Martin Luther King's birthday, January: March, ceremony and Day of Service.
Patriots' Day: normally celebrated on the third Monday in April. Activities throughout the weekend. Patriots' Day 2016 is April 18.
Memorial Day, May: Wreath laying, parade, and Battle Green ceremonies.
Veterans Day Observances, November: Veterans Breakfast, Parade, and ceremony.