>>> STATUE DEDICATION
“THE SAILOR” DEDICATION CEREMONY: 3 p.m. Tuesday at Memorial Park, 700 Hampton St. A bronze statue honoring all South Carolinians who served in the Navy in World War II be unveiled. The statue, created by Camden artist Maria Kirby-Smith, is a gift from Columbia native Henry W. Crede in memory of Crede’s shipmates who were killed during the war. U.S. Rep. James Clyburn will deliver the main address and Columbia mayor pro tem Brian DeQuincey Newman will accept the gift on behalf of the city and present the Key to the City to Crede’s grandson. Military and World War II vintage music from the Dick Goodwin Brass Quintet will begin at 2:30 p.m.
>>> AT THE ZOO
Free admission for military
RIVERBANKS ZOO AND GARDEN: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday at 500 Wildlife Parkway; active duty and retired military personnel with a military ID card will receive free admission in honor of Veterans Day. Regular admission is $13.95 for adults, $11.50 for ages 2-12; free for children younger than 2. (803) 779-8717; http://www.riverbanks.org
>>> VETERANS DAY
CITY OF COLUMBIA VETERANS DAY PARADE: 11 a.m. Tuesday at Sumter and Laurel streets, south on Sumter Street and ending at Pendleton Street, near the State House. (803) 545-3100; http://columbiasc.net