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TO-DAY'S ARRANGEMENTS. PROCESSION AND SPORTS. BOXFIRE AND rXLUMINATION'S The programme of events in connection with the celebrations, extending from. to-day to Tuesday, inclusive, is as follows :— To-toy. 8 .-—Peace will be rung in by the church bells of the city and suburbs. 10 Procession win assemble at the waterfront. 10.30 a.m.—Procession will move off up Queen Street for the Domain, via Karangahapa Hood, Grafton Bridge, and Park Bead. 12 noon.—Tribute to the fallen. Procession will halt and all activities cease for five minutes. Church bells will toll, and "Last Post" will be sounded by buglers. Procession will resume at 12.5 p.m. On arriving at the Domain the troops will march past the salutingbase, and Colonel H. E. Potter, G.H.G., officer commanding the Auckland military district, will take the salute. Tie King's proclamation will be read. Salute of 21 guns will be fired front the Elopes of Mount Eden. 12.10 p.m. Athletic events at the Domain to commence. 1.30 Football match, Sugby Union Representatives v. Returned Soldiers to commence. a —atatcn Between -Rugby League Representatives and Returned Soldiers to commence. Association loot Dan and nockey games will also be played during the afternoon, and a gymnastic display will be given by 30 members of the y.M.C.A. In the evening, at dusk, illuminations of city buildings will commence. 7 Bonfire on Mount Eden will be ignited. 8 pjn.—Soldiers' ball at Town Hall will commence. The Orphans' Club peace night programme will start at the same hour. 3 Sunday. At all church services on Sunday special reference to peace will be made. Special thanksgiving peace service at St. Matthew's Church at 11 a.m., at which members of the Auckland District Grand Lodge of English Freemasons will attend. Laying of foundation-stone oS peace "memorial tram shelter at St. Paul's Church at 8 p.m. by the Anglican Bishop of ' Auckland, Dr. A. W. Averill, at 3 p.m. Peace thanksgiving service and unveiling of a portrait shield of church and Sunday-school members who served at the front, at the Tabernacle at 6.45 p.m. Monday. Entertainment of children at picture theatres, schools, and orphanages, commencing at £ p.m. Entertainment for widows and orphans of soldiers killed in the war, and for dependants of men now on active service or in hospital, at Strand Theatre, commences at 2 p.m. After the theatre performance an adjournment will be made to the Town kail, where a high tea, games, and music will be provided. Peace bowling tournaments will be played at Ponsonby and Epsom greens during the day. Tuesday. Entertainment of children of Auckland Kindergartens at Myers Par*, commencing 2 p-m.

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OFFICIAL PROGRAMME., New Zealand Herald, Volume LVI, Issue 17217, 19 July 1919

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OFFICIAL PROGRAMME. New Zealand Herald, Volume LVI, Issue 17217, 19 July 1919

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