EPHRATA — Art Semro Post and Unit 28, American Legion and Auxiliary will host the 2013 International Gavel Passing Friday through Sunday.
The event will celebrate the comradeship among the branches of the Royal Canadian Legion and the posts of the American Legion in the 9th District of Washington state. The weekend will have a military theme.
Events include a Friday dinner at the Legion hall, 276 8th Ave. N.W., for members and guests only, a “recon” scavenger walk throughout the community on Saturday, war games throughout the community on Saturday, a golf tournament at Oasis Park, on Saturday, a dinner at 6 p.m for members and guests at the Legion hall, a king and queen contest on Saturday after dinner; a small parade at 10 a.m. Sunday and a special ceremony after the small parade on Sunday.
The gavel will be passed from Canada to the United States in the Sunday ceremony.
Those interested in attending any of the events should call 989-4417 or 760-1433.
For more information, call 754-4889.