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Events Commemorating 9/11 In San Diego County

Above: The 'Tribute in Light' memorial shines behind the Statue of Liberty on the anniversary of the World Trade Center terrorist attacks in New York City.

Tenth Anniversary Memorial Service 9/11 Onboard the USS Midway Museum - On the tenth anniversary of the terrorist attacks at the World Trade Center we will pay tribute and honor our fallen heroes. There will be an 11-star wreath laying ceremony, a US Navy flyover, a reading of the names accompanied by a tolling of the bells, a twin helicopter flyover, a twenty one gun salute along with additional tributes. The ceremony will begin at 2:30 PM on Sunday, September 11, 2011 on the Flight Deck of the USS Midway Museum.

Freedom Walk 2011 on Sept. 11, 2011 at 7:30 a.m. On this same day throughout the country citizens will gather to participate in Freedom Walks. The act of walking together as a nation will be unique in design and execution, uniting our citizens behind a commitment to never forget the lives we lost in the attacks on our country.

Memorial Wreath at UCSD - Wreath placing at the base of the 9/11 commemorative tree on Warren Mall at 7:30 a.m., where the wreath will remain until sunset. The UCSD Veterans Association, vice-chaired by Billiekai Boughton, will represent the campus in placing the wreath. The ringing of the carillon at 12:15 p.m. will initiate a moment of silence.

Inside The 9/11 Commission - UC San Diego’s Convocation will feature a keynote speech from university alumnus Timothy Roemer, an American political figure who recently served as U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of India after serving in the United States House of Representatives and as a 9/11 Commissioner. Roemer, along with nine other high-profile Americans on the 9/11 commission, interviewed 1,200 witnesses and examined 2.5 million documents.

9/11 Heroes Run - The 9/11 Heroes Run at Mission Trails is bringing communities together throughout the country this September 11th. The goal is to never forget the sacrifices of all of the Heroes of September 11th - veteran, first responder, and civilian.

Yoga for 9/11: A Remembrance Event - "Yoga for 9/11" at Bonita Cove East, Mission Bay Park on September 11th for a morning filled with harmony, peace and unity as we meditate and practice yoga together to honor the heroes and victims who tragically lost their lives the morning of September 11th, 2011. All proceeds will go towards the International Association of Fire Fighters Disaster Relief Fund.

Poway Patriotic Parade On Saturday, the 47th Annual Poway Parade will honor Those Who Serve beginning at 9 a.m. on Poway Road.

Bell Ringing at 10 a.m. On Sunday, Sept. 11, fire, police, churches and businesses are encouraged to ring bells or sirens for one full minute as we cease all regular activity and “stop and remember.”

9/11 Tenth Anniversary Observance - California Center for the Arts and the City of Escondido invite the community to a special tribute to commemorate the events of 9/11, and to honor all those who lost their lives that tragic day. The event will include a reading of the names of those who died on 9/11, a concert as well as patriotic arts and crafts. Free

Oceanside Remembers 9/11 The City of Oceanside will host a free event to honor those lost in 9/11. Music as well as tribute speakers will be showcased at the event. There will be free U.S Flags to the first thousand attendees. Free.

American Salute - San Diego Chamber Music Society Brass Quartet performs selections by John Philip Sousa, George Gershwin, Jerome Kern, Scott Joplin, many others for Fall Concert Series. Free.

Rolling Requiem - La Jolla Symphony Chorus commemorates tenth anniversary of 9/11 with community sing of Mozart’s "Requiem. Free.

9/11 Remembrance In Temecula- - Join other residents to remember that day by lighting a candle to be placed in the Duck Pond, and write a message in the keepsake journal. Free

9/11 Memorial Concert Combined choirs from First Presbyterian Church, La Jolla Presbyterian Church, San Diego Symphony members present "Memorial" by René Clausen (written in response to 9/11) and "Dona Nobis Pacem (Grant Us Peace)" by Vaughan Williams.

9/11 SDSU Remembrance Ceremony - San Diego State University will host several events to commemorate the 10th anniversary of the terrorist attacks. On Thursday, Sept. 8 at 7 p.m. there will be a panel discussion titled "Reflecting on 9/11 Ten Years Later" hosted by the school's Center for Islamic Studies and the political science department. The event is free and open to the public and will be in Nasatir Hall. On Sunday, the Fletcher 204-bell carillon will ring and patriotic music will be played at various times throughout the day. The memorial toll will ring at 8:46, 9:03, 9:37 and 10:03 a.m. to commemorate the times of the attacks on the World Trade Center towers, the Pentagon and the crash in Shanksville, Pa. There will also be a ceremony on September 12 at San Diego State University's Hepner Hall. Anticipated events include a Joint ROTC flag ceremony, singing of "God Bless America," led by vocalists from the SDSU School of Music andDance, as well as signing of a jumbo card that will be sent to the first responders.

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