With the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks coming up on Sunday, countless events across the country will be held to remember those who were lost and to commemorate the service of those who serve in the military, law enforcement or the fire departments. Compiled is a very small list of events taking place throughout the week.
Tuesday, Sept. 6
9 a.m.-8 p.m. Queen's College Art Center: Michael Ragsdale 9-11 (New York City)
This event will feature an exhibition of items gathered by Michael Ragsdale days after the 9/11 attack. The exhibit will be on display until Friday, Oct. 14.
5 p.m.-7 p.m. Tribute to World Trade Center Visitor Center: Open House (New York City)
On Tuesday, the World Trade Center's Visitors Center will be open for free for residents of Lower Manhattan. Exhibits will include recollections of the World Trade Center prior to 9/11, experiences of those who went through the day at the site, and how people's feelings have changed over the last 10 years.
Friday, Sept. 9
12 p.m. Ribbons of Hope (New York City)
To honor the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, Ribbons of Hope will install 12 mesh panels alongside the Gardens of Rememberance in Battery Park through Sept. 12. New Yorkers and visitors alike are welcome to bring a ribbon and tie it to the panels assisting in the creation of the chain. For those unable to make it to the event, a virtual ribbon of hope will be installed as well.
Saturday, Sept. 10
Mid-day: Flight 93 Memorial Dedication (Stoystown, Pa.)
The dedication of Phase 1 of the national Flight 93 Memorial Dedication will begin mid-day Saturday afternoon, with the 10th anniversary service taking place the following day. Sarah McGlaughlin is expected to perform a musical tribute, with wreath layings and other events expected to continue throughout the day. Event is free and open to the public.
6 p.m. Arlington County 5K Run and 9-11 Tribute Event (Arlington, Va.)
The 5K race begins at 6 p.m. and is limited to the first 5,000 participants who sign up. The race begins in Crystal City and runs by the pentagon. At 7:30 p.m. Arlington County will host a tribute event at the Air Force Memorial with live instrumental music and a singing of America the beautiful. The event is free and open to the public.
6 p.m.-5 a.m. (Sunday Sept.11) All Night Vigil: Trinity Church Wall Street/St. Paul's Chapel (New York City)
Beginning at 6 p.m. on Saturday night, St. Paul's chapel off of Wall Street will remain open for an all-night vigil. The chapel will be open for meditation, prayer and labryinth walks.
Sunday, Sept. 11
1:30 p.m. Interfaith Unity Walk (Washington D.C.)
Proceeding along Massachusetts Ave., walkers will visit different faith's places of worship for the afternoon, listen to speechs and musical traditions, and engage in a dialouge with one another. The event is free and open to the public. Walkers will begin at Washington's Hebrew Congregation, and will move through embassy row.
4:30p.m.-6 p.m. Ronald Reagan Foundation 9/11 Rememberance (Simi Valley, Calif.)
The public is invited to the event, which will include music, a keynote speech from New York Lt. John McCole, a 1.8 mile memorial walk and a flyover. Tributes to the military, law enforcement and the fire department will also be included.
Time Unavailable: National 9-11 Museum & Memorial (New York City)
This National 9/11 memorial will be dedicated on Sept. 11 for the 10th anniversary commemoration for family members of the victims of 9-11 and the February 26, 1993 attacks. This event is not open to the public, but the memorial will be open to the public by Sept. 12.