List of Major Events and Memorial Services on 9/11/11
Here are a few of the major events and memorial services that will take place on 9/11, 2011 around the country.
Washington, D.C.: Those who died in the attack at the Pentagon will be honored at a ceremony of 700 people, including family members of the deceased and members of the military. It will take place at the Pentagon Memorial, which opened in 2008.
New York City: The 9/11 Memorial will officially open on Sept. 11 with a ceremony for victims’ families at Ground Zero. The Memorial will then open to the public on the next day for visitors who reserved passes in advance. On Sept. 10, Community Board 1 will hold Hands Across Lower Manhattan, an event on the West Side Waterfront.
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Shanksville, Pa.: A commemorative service to honor those who died on Flight 93 will take place at 9:30 a.m. ET on Sept. 11 at the Memorial Plaza. Musical tributes, wreath layings, and additional activities will continue throughout the afternoon.
Boston: The 9/11 Berklee Memorial Concert will be held on Sunday, Sept. 11, at 7:30 p.m. at the Berklee Performance Center. This musical tribute marks the 10th anniversary by showcasing original songs and instrumental by Berklee students and alumni as well as performances by the a cappella group Pitch Slapped and The Slam Poetry Team. Tickets are $8 in advance and $12 at the door. This event is open to the public; however, parking is not available. For more information click here.
Los Angeles: Beverly Hills 9/11 Memorial Garden, 445 North Rexford Drive in Beverly Hills on the North/West corner of Rexford and South Santa Monica Blvd. The memorial, on the fire department grounds, will be dedicated at 4 p.m. with a ceremony in front of the Beverly Hills Fire Department.
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