VESTING CEREMONY. Monday, Nov. 12, 2 to 3:30 p.m., Essex Park Rehabilitation & Skilled Nursing Center, 265 Essex St., Beverly. To present Manchester, N.H., K-9 Bud with a bullet and stab protective vest, which was purchased by nonprofit Vested Interest in K-9s using funds raised at Essex Park’s dog wash in July. Meet Officer Jake Tyler and Bud. Light refreshments served. Not a pet-friendly event. 508-824-6978 or www.vik9s.org.
ANNUAL VETERANS DAY PROGRAM. Thursday, Nov. 8, 5:30 p.m., Judge Samuel Holten House, 171 Holten St., Danvers. The Gen. Israel Putnam Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution will host its annual Veterans Day program. Guests, veterans, spouses and DAR District I are invited to enjoy a potluck supper and guest speaker Jim McAllister’s presentation, “The War of 1812: The North Shore’s Role.” 781-599-5885.
“SAVING PRIVATE RYAN” SCREENING. Friday, Nov. 9, 7 p.m., Ipswich Performing Arts Center, Ipswich High School, 134 High St. In observance of Veterans Day, the Ipswich Recreation Department presents a screening of Steven Spielberg’s five Academy Award-winning film. Free. 978-375-0324.
REDEDICATION CEREMONY TO HONOR GEN. GEORGE S. PATTON’S HEROES. Saturday, Nov. 10, 10 a.m., Green Meadows Farm, 656 Asbury St., Hamilton. Patton’s first fields were named for fallen heroes, and the tradition has continued with the opening of each new field. New bronze markers have been erected in the fields, and a large descriptive panel will be unveiled near the farm stand, which tells the story of each honored veteran. All veterans encouraged to attend. 978-468-3769.
HONORING OUR VETERANS: “RESTREPO” FILM VIEWING. Saturday, Nov. 10, 1 p.m., Boxford Town Library, 10 Elm St. Screening of feature-length documentary that chronicles the deployment of a platoon of U.S. soldiers in Afghanistan’s Korengal Valley. Free. 978-887-7323.
FREE CAR WASH FOR VETS. Sunday, Nov. 11, all day, Triton Car Wash, 232 Highland Ave., Salem. For all veterans and active-duty military servicemen and servicewomen. www.tritonwash.com.