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Several Local 9/11 Observances Planned

The 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks is Sunday.

With Sunday marking the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, a number of observances have been planned in the west metro. If you know of other events that are not listed below, feel free to tell others by posting a comment.

  • When: 8:45 a.m.
  • Where:
  • Details: Observe the 10th anniversary of 9/11 with members of the local fire department at the time when the first tower fell.

  • When: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Where:  St. Louis Park
  • Details: Wear red, white and blue to this church service to mark the 10th anniversary of 9/11. There will also be letter writing to military personnel, a chicken dinner and more.

  • When: Noon to 4:30 p.m.
  • Where: Grace Church (9301 Eden Prairie Road, Eden Prairie)
  • Details: West metro safety personnel will participate in the Grace Church event and ceremony honoring those who lost their lives 10 years ago during the tragedy of 9/11.

  • When: 7 p.m.
  • Where:  Minneapolis
  • Details: The community is invited to the 10th Anniversary Memorial Concert featuring "Armed Forces Salute," "Stars & Stripes Forever," Tchaikovsky's "1812 Overture," local composer Carol Barnett's "American Kaleidoscope" and "Amazing Grace." The evening will culminate with "God Bless America" and fireworks.
Daniel H. Frenning September 08, 2011 at 09:16 PM
I also wish to alert your readers to the 9/11 Tenth Anniversary Commemorative Concert of the Minneapolis Downtown Churches at the Basilica of St. Mary at 8:00 P.M. on Saturday, 09/10/2011. The music is awesome and the program will be inspirational. The event is open to the public and free. Daniel H. Frenning M.D.
Michael Rose September 09, 2011 at 04:41 AM
Thanks for pointing that out, Daniel. Are there other 9/11 observances/ceremonies/events in the area that Patch readers think are worth checking out?

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