Where to Commemorate 9/11 in the NYC Area
Pay tribute and remember the lives lost on September 11, 2001 at these commemorative events in the New York area.
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FREE 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony
WHEN: Sept. 11, 7-7:45pm
WHERE: Village Green and Gazebo, Corner of Hilton and Stewart Avenues, Garden City
WHAT: The service pays tribute to the 23 Garden City residents that perished during the attack on the World Trade Center, the 343 members of the FDNY, 23 members of the NYPD and 37 members of the PAPD killed, as well as those who have died of 9/11-related illnesses. Also available to watch online.
WANT TO GO? https://www.facebook.com/gcfdny
FREE ONLINE Survivor Tree Planting Ceremony
WHEN: Sept. 11, 10am
WHERE: Suffolk County Sheriff's Office, 496 County Road 111, Manorville
WHAT: Sheriff Errol D. Toulon, Jr. and and John Feal of the FealGood Foundation will host a 9/11 Survivor Tree Planting Ceremony honoring those brave men and women lost in the 9/11 attacks. The ceremony will be broadcast on FACEBOOK LIVE @SuffolkSheriff but is closed to the general public. A callery pear tree became known as the “Survivor Tree” after enduring the September 11, 2001 terror attacks at the World Trade Center. Each year, the 9/11 Memorial gives seedlings from the Survivor Tree to three communities so they can nurture them for future generations as a symbol of survival and the triumph over tragedy. The Suffolk County Sheriff's Office is honored to be selected to plant a Survivor Tree seedling at the Sheriff's Office in Riverhead.
WANT TO GO? https://www.facebook.com/SuffolkSheriff https://www.suffolkcountysheriffsoffice.com/
FREE 9-11 Remembrance Services
WHEN: Sept. 11, 8:46-10:28am
WHERE: Cos Cob Park Memorial, 22 Sound Shore Drive, Greenwich, CT
WHAT: The service will start promptly at 8:46 am with a cannon and bell ringing noting the time the North Tower was hit. Participants will gather at Cos Cob Park’s parking lot and follow the Honor Guard past the waterside pavilion where flowers will be available to lay at the base of the memorial. There will be a prayer at the memorial by Greenwich Police Chaplin, Thomas L. Nins, and all will continue through the labyrinth to pay their respects. The Honor Guard will stand at attention and bells will ring at noted times until 10:28 am. The service will also include a reading of the names of the 33 Greenwich victims. Members of the community’s first responder’s organizations; Greenwich Police, Greenwich Fire, and Greenwich Emergency Medical Service will present the colors with an Honor Guard. The annual ceremony paying tribute to those who were lost, will conclude with a benediction, retreat of the colors, and the final bell and cannon at 10:28am.
Lotus Chamber Music Collective String Quartet
WHEN: Sept. 11, 6:30pm
WHERE: Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, 258 Main St., Ridgefield, CT
WHAT: The September 11 performance considers the concept of freedom, featuring music by American composers and composers who influenced American music, and explores how composer identities and the sense of personal freedom impacts their works.
WANT TO GO? $20. https://www.aldrichart.org/
FREE 19th Anniversary of the World Center Tragedy
WHEN: Sept. 11, 7:30pm
WHERE: Middletown WTC Memorial Gardens, 36 Church Street , Middletown
WHAT: Join the community for a moment of silence and wreath tribute to honor Middletown friends and neighbors lost in the World Trade Center attack.
WANT TO GO? https://www.facebook.com/events/609408703073025/
FREE September 11 Memorial Service
WHEN: Sept. 11, 7pm
WHERE: Stony Point Town Hall, 74 E Main St., Stony Point
WHAT: The Town of Stony Point will be holding its annual candlelight memorial service this Friday, September 11. The service will also be viewable via Facebook live.
WANT TO GO? https://www.facebook.com/TownOfStonyPoint/
FREE September 11th Commemoration
WHEN: Sept. 11, 8:30am
WHERE: Haverstraw Bay County Park, 21 Gagan Road, Haverstraw
WHAT: Due to COVID-19 restrictions it is requested that only family, survivors, first responders and friends attend the event in person. For those unable or uncomfortable attending in person the event will be live streamed on the Rockland County Government Facebook page.
WANT TO GO? https://www.facebook.com/rocklandgov