The "Remembering Our Fallen" exhibit will open at the Abel Maldonado Community Youth Center at 8 a.m. Dec. 7 and continue through Dec. 12.
A veterans' memorial and wreath ceremony will be held at 10 a.m. Dec. 7.
The display, which honors California’s men and women in the U.S. military who have made the ultimate sacrifice while in the line of duty, will include hometown heroes, flag etiquette, red poppies and a Million Thanks drop-off for letters to the troops.
Hours will be 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. each day, and all ages are invited.
The event is sponsored by the City of Santa Maria Recreation and Parks Department and the Santa Maria Valley Chamber of Commerce.
The Youth Center is located at 600 S. McClelland St. in Santa Maria.