All-Legion Family Events Calendar

By Tim Engstrom
The Minnesota Legionnaire

April 9: Air Force Band, St. Michael-Albertville H.S.

April 10: Air Force Band, Waconia High School

April 12-13: ALA Dept. Jr. Conference, Detroit Lakes Post 15

April 15: Registration opens for 2024 National American Legion Legacy Run to end in New Orleans

April 13: Adult Prom, Blue Earth Post 89

April 15-17: National Commander’s Tour of Minnesota

April 17: Veterans Day on the Hill, St. Paul Armory

April 20: Military Ball, Fest Building, Spring Grove

April 27: President’s Testimonial, Melrose Post 101

April 30-May 1: Disabled Veterans Turkey Hunt

April 28-May 2: National President’s Tour of Minn.

June 8: 8th District Convention, Aurora Post 241

May 6-9: Spring Meetings, Sheraton Hotel, Indianapolis

May 16-19: Legionville Work & Play

May 17-19: 2024 National Oratorical Contest Finals, Hillsdale College, Hillsdale, Mich.

May 18: 1st District Convention, Austin Post 91

May 18: 3rd District Convention, New Prague Post 45

May 18: 7th District Convention, Morris Post 29

May 24: American Legion Night at Target Field

May 24: National Poppy Day

May 27: Memorial Day, local ceremonies

June 1: 6th District Convention, Brainerd Armory

June 1: 10th District Convention, Fridley Post 303

June 7: Luverne Veterans Home 30th Anniversary

June 8: 8th District Convention, Aurora Post 241

June 8: 2nd District Convention, Fairmont Post 36

June 8: 5th District Convention, Holiday Inn Bmtn. W.

June 8: 9th District Convention, Moorhead Post 21

June 8: Historian Arn Kind speaks on D-Day on its 80th anniversary, Bagley Post 16

June 8: Minnesota Boys State 75th Anniversary Banquet, Anoka Post 102

June 9-15: Minnesota Boys State, St. John’s University

June 9-15: Minnesota Girls State, Bethel University

June 15: 4th District Convention, Rosetown Post 542

June 16: 1st session of Legionville safety camp begins

June 22: Commander’s Testimonial, Montgomery Post 79

July 10: Department standing committee meetings, Willmar Conference Center, Willmar

July 11: Department Executive Committee meeting, Willmar Conference Center, Willmar

July 11-13: Department of Minnesota Convention, Willmar Conference Center, Willmar, hosted by Willmar Post 167

July 24: Fund 85 Run Kickoff Party, Pipestone Post 6

July 27: Navy Blue Angels perform at the Fargo AirSho, Fargo Air Museum, Hector International Airport, Fargo

July 29-Aug. 1: Baseball Tier 1 Tournament, Burnsville

July 28: Fund 85 Run Ending Party, Bayport Post 491

Aug. 1-4: Minnesota American Legion Baseball Div. I Sr. State Tournament, Maple Grove

Aug. 1-4: Minnesota American Legion Baseball Div. I Jr. State Tournament, Bloomington

Aug. 2: Final session of Legionville safety camp ends

Aug. 2-4: Minnesota American Legion Baseball Div. II Sr. State Tournament, Bird Island

Aug. 3-4: Minnesota American Legion Fastpitch Softball State Tournament, Bemidji

Aug. 9-11: Minnesota American Legion Baseball Div. II Jr. State Tournament, St. Charles

Aug. 9-11: Junior Auxiliary Fun Weekend at Legionville

Aug. 17: Minnesota American Legion National Mission Ride, Slayton

Aug. 18-22: American Legion Legacy Run, end in New Orleans at the 105th National Convention

Aug. 15-20: American Legion World Series, Shelby, N.C.

Aug. 23-29: 105th National Convention, Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, New Orleans

Sept. 5-8: Camporee, Legionville

Sept 12-15: Legion Riders Romp at Legionville

Sept. 13-15: NS/FR Weekend, Camp Ripley

Oct. 1-6: John Zgoda Memorial Deer Hunt, Legionville

Oct. 7-10: Fall Meetings, Sheraton Hotel, Indianapolis

Oct. 24: Department Executive Committee meeting, River’s Edge Convention Center, St. Cloud

Oct. 24-26: Fall Conference, River’s Edge Convention Center, St. Cloud