The American Legion is turning 100, and San Dieguito American Legion Post 416 is planning to celebrate. Post 416 will host “A Salute to the Greatest Generation” on Saturday, March 2 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., featuring distinguished guest, 97-year-old WWII Paratrooper Tom Rice.

Admission to the family-friendly event is free, and lunch tickets are available for purchase. Doors open at 11 a.m., the National Anthem will be at 11:30 a.m., and festivities will begin at 12 p.m. Post 416 is located at 210 West F St. in Encinitas.

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