Martha's Vineyard ceremonies will commemorate Memorial Day

In this 2013 Times file photo, veteran Edson Rodgers plays the trumpet — Michael Cummo

Updated 9:30 am, Monday

Martha’s Vineyard will honor Memorial Day with an official ceremony in the Tisbury School gymnasium, beginning at 10 am.

The guest speaker is Coast Guard Station Menemsha Chief Robert Riemer.

The Tisbury Memorial Day picnic has been canceled due to rain.

Moment of Remembrance

At 3 pm Monday, Americans nationwide have been asked to pause in silence for the National Moment of Remembrance, established by Congress to remember and honor those who gave their lives in service to their country.