Remembering Those Lost On 9/11
Today marks the six-year anniversary of 9/11. There will be several memorial events in the New York City area to honor and remember the victims of September 11th and to come together as a community.
World Trade Center Site Memorial Ceremony and Remembrance
The official New York City observance of the sixth anniversary of 9/11 will take place at the World Trade Center site on the morning. This year, responders to the attack will deliver the reading of the names of the victims during the ceremony while music will play in the background. The "Tribute in Light" will again return at sundown.
The ceremony takes place from approximately 8:30 a.m. through noon. It is at Zuccotti Park - adjacent to the World Trade Center site at Liberty Street between Broadway and Church Street/Trinity Place
September 11 Remembrance at Trinity Church
Attend a ceremony of remembrance at the historic Trinity Church.
At 8:46 AM, the church bells will toll in honor of those who died on September 11, 2001. The Downtown Glee Club will perform from 10:00 - 11:00 a.m. The concert will be followed by a Eucharist for Peace service from 12:05 - 1:00 p.m. From 1:30-3:30 p.m., an Open Music Ensemble will perform music of meditation, healing, and remembrance. The Trinity Church is on Broadway at Wall Street.
"Here Is New York: Remembering 9/11/01" at The New York Historical Society
The New York Historical Society is presenting an exhibit and living memorial featuring photographs, recovered objects and voices from September 11th. There are more than 1,300 photographs and artifacts including landing gear from one of the planes, doors from a fire truck that responded to the scene, and a crushed clock with the hands frozen at 9:04. Video and audio recordings of survivors, family members, recovery workers, volunteers, and others provide context for the objects and images on display. The exhibit begins today and goes through Monday, December 31 at 170 Central Park West between 76th and 77th Street.
For more information, call 212-873-3400 or visit www.nyhistory.org
The September Concerts
The September Concerts are a series of free concerts held in locations around New York City and around the world to fill the skies with music every September 11th. In 2006, more than 100 concerts were held in New York City. For 2007, concert venues will include Central Park, the New York Public Library, the 42nd Street subway station, Rockefeller Center, Washington Square Park, the World Financial Center, and many more. For a listing of concerts in your area, please visit www.septemberconcert.org.
...to Parkies born on September 12: Maintenance Worker Joseph Palagonia; Assistant Gardener William Crespo; Associate Park Service Workers Pamela Marin, Ricardo Ortiz and Leopoldo Rivera; Principal Administrative Associate Dorothy Welsh and Community Coordinator Rodney Collazo.
QUOTATION FOR THE DAY
"As only New Yorkers know, if you can get through the twilight,
you’ll live through the night."
(1893 – 1967)