9/11 Events in North Texas

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Posted on September 9, 2011 at 1:37 PM

Updated Friday, Sep 9 at 1:47 PM

SATURDAY, September 10, 2011

Allen

-The Ahmadiyya Muslim Community Dallas Chapter, 801 E. Main Street. "Muslims for Life" blood drive to honor 9/11 victims at Allen Community Outreach.  

Arlington

-Moore funeral Home, 1219 N. Davis Drive. A memorial service dedicated to the victims of 9/11. 10 a.m.

Dallas

-Bone Marrow Drive, Dallas Convention Center, 650 S. Griffith St. A tribute to 9/11 victims will be held from noon to 12:30 p.m.

Plano

-The Ahmadiyya Muslim Community Dallas Chapter, 3101 Coit Road. "Muslims for Life" blood drive to honor 9/11 victims at Christ Methodist Church.


SUNDAY, September 11, 2011

Dallas 

-9/11 Heroes Run at Reverchon Park, 3503 Maple Avenue. 8 a.m.

-Dallas 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb, 1201 Elm St. Firefighters from across the Metroplex will suit up and climb the 110-story Renaissance Tower for the area's first stair climb to memorialize the 343 firefighters killed on Sept. 11. This event is not open to the public, though participating firefighters can bring guests. 8:30 a.m.

-10 Anniversary communitywide commemoration of 9/11 at the Majestic theatre, 1925 Elm Street. Religious and political leaders will serve as emcee of this event. 2 p.m.

- 9/11 Remembrance and Reconciliation concert at St. Michael & All Angels Episcopal Church, 8011 Douglas Avenue. The concert is free and open to the public, though donations are being accepted on behalf of the Red Cross. 7 p.m.

 

 

-The American red Cross 9/11 commemorative program, 4800 Harry Hines Blvd. This a thanks to the firefighters, police officers and members of the U.S. Armed Forces. 2 p.m.

-SMU, Dallas Hall 3225 University Blvd. A special program called "The day the Whole Worlds Watched" Will include speakers and those who lost family members during the attacks. 6 p.m. to 7:15 p.m.

-Thanks-Giving Square, 1627 Pacific Avenue. Interfaith and civic leaders will be joined by the Interfaith Singers for performances and will end with the square’s bells ringing 10 times for each year since the attacks. 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.

-DART bus and rail operators will make announcements at approximately 7:45 a.m. (when the first plane hit the World Trade Center in New York). The announcement will invite customers to observe a moment of remembrance to honor the victims and families of the 9/11 attacks. The operators will repeat this announcement at noon, Dallas time. Other transit agencies across the country are conducting similar events at the same time. Our operators will make the announcements while at a stop. DART Paratransit operators will sound their horns at noon.

Fort Worth

-The Fort Worth Museum of Science and History, 1600 Gendy Street. Mark the anniversary of 9/11 with a special artifact from the World Trade Center. A beam 36 feet tall and weighing 6,500 pounds will be on display in the museum atrium during a special opening ceremony. This will also open the "9/11 Tribute" exhibit. 8:45 a.m.

-First United Methodist Church of Fort Worth is offering a Service of Hope, featuring Howard Goodall's new work, "Eternal Light" - a requiem for the living at 9:30 a.m. and 11 a.m.

-The Arlington Master Chorale joins the University Christian Chuch Chancel Choir with a full orchestra for a concert on the 10th Anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks. The concert is free. 6:30 p.m. at the UCC at 2720 S. University Drive in Fort Worth.

-The Cowtown Motorcycle Meetup Group will be having a commemorative ride beginning at the Albertson's located at 8510 state Hwy 377 S in Fort Worth and ending at the 9/11 Flight Crew Memorial in Grapevine at 1000 Texan Trail. 8:30 a.m. 

Irving

-First Baptist Church, 403 S. Main Street. A prayer salute during three services held at 8:45 a.m., 10 a.m. and 11 a.m.

-Irving Public Library, 801 W. Irving Boulevard. "Remembering 9/11" event will include a performance by the Irving Symphonic Band. 2 p.m.

 

 

 

 

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