The American Legion Hall Jennings Post 153 in Kent will offer several Veterans Day related programs in the coming days.

+Local veterans will visit Kent Center School Nov. 10 at 10 a.m.

Students will learn about the meaning of Veterans Day and Martin Lindenmayer, the commander of the post, will demonstrate to students the proper handling of the American Flag.

+A Veterans Day ceremony will be held Nov. 11 at 11 a.m. at Veterans Memorial on Maple Street.

First Selectman Bruce Adams will share a few words and Nick Dirio of Sacred Heart Church will provide an invocation.

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Following the ceremony, veterans and their families in attendance are invited to the Sacred Heart Church at 17 Bridge St. for a light luncheon and brief ceremony.

+The American Legion, in cooperation with Davis IGA, will collect monies Nov. 12 through Nov. 18 to support Operation Comfort Warriors and the temporary financial assistance program that aids veterans.