The High River Royal Canadian Legion will be hosting an event to honour the life of Queen Elizabeth II this morning.

Beginning at 10:50 a.m., a colour guard march will commence from Whales Theatre, making its way up 5 Avenue SW. The march will stop in front of the Highwood Memorial Centre, where a small ceremony will occur.

Barricades will be placed on MacLeod Trail at 4 and 5 Avenue and along 5 Avenue during the march and ceremony. Parking will be available along 1 Street SW.

Residents are asked to refrain from driving in the area while the march and ceremony are underway.

The closures are only expected to remain in place for about a half hour with traffic resuming following the ceremony.

Residents are invited to attend the ceremony to honour the life of Queen Elizabeth II.