Events held to commemorate the 10th Anniversary of 9/11 | Community Spirit
AMERICAN VILLAGE COMMEMORATES TENTH ANNIVERSARY OF 9/11
The American Village will commemorate the Tenth Anniversary of 9/11 this Sunday, September 11, from 1:00 – 5:00 p.m. Details:
• The American Village history and civic education center is located at 3727 Highway 119 in Montevallo.
• The American Village will be open from 1:00 pm until 5:00 pm Sunday, September 11, for a day of commemoration of the tenth anniversary of 9/11. There is no admission fee.
There is no formal program but visitors are invited to drop by the Village any time between 1 and 5 during Sunday afternoon to do the following:
• Liberty Hall will be open and individuals can sign a Book of Remembrance in recognition of those who bravely gave their lives on that day and since;
• The Lucille Ryals Thompson Colonial Chapel will be open for prayer and meditation all afternoon; and Individuals may ring a bell in the Liberty Bell Garden -- symbolically to “let Freedom ring” – and also in honor or memory of someone.
9/11 OVER THE MOUNTAIN SERVICE
Homewood, Vestavia and Mountain Brook will have a 9/11 memorial service at Vestavia Hills High School, 2235 Lime Rock Road. It will be held from 8:45 am -9:30 am.
Friendship Bracelets at Mcwane
Hands on Birmingham will provide materials for people who want to make memorial bracelets. They will be at the McWane center in Downtown Birmingham from 12-6pm.
Etowah County 9/11 Memorial Service
Etowah County is hosting the service in the parking lot of Goodyear on Sunday September 11th from 2:00pm-4:00pm. There will be many responders from all across our county who will be in attendance along with their respective responding vehicles and equipment. This will be a time to remember those lives lost on September 11, 2001
"A DAY TO REMEMBER" A Musical Patriotic Presentation
Homewood Church of Christ, 265 West Oxmoor Road
A tribute to first responders and military personnel.
Alabama Symphony Orchestra 9/11 Memorial Concert
The Red Cross will join with the Alabama Symphony Orchestra and Birmingham Community to mark the 10th Anniversary of the tragedy that struck our nation.
Sunday, September 11, 2011
Alys Stephens Center - Jemison Concert Hall
This will be a FREE event
Curry church hosting Islam seminar on Sept. 11
Apologetics Resource Center in Birmingham, will present "Islam, 9-11, and the Future" at Mt. Vernon Baptist Church from 5 to 7 p.m. on Sunday.
"Heroes Day" planned at Samford University
The attacks on September, 11 2001 and first responders who came to Alabama’s aid, April 27, will be recognized at Samford University’s Heroes Day. The event is Saturday, September 10, 2011 at Seibert Stadium. There will be pre-game events leading up to the Bulldogs football game against Stillman College, as well as in-game honors.
Samford will welcome three ‘Wounded Warriors’ to campus Friday. These servicemen, who were hurt in action, will spend two days with the Bulldog football team. They will lead the Bulldog Walk Saturday at 3:45 p.m. and perform the game’s opening coin toss. Also, Red Cross CEO, Billy Baxter, will be honored for his organizations work.
The 82nd Airborne All-American Free Fall Team will present the ‘game ball’ by soaring into Seibert Stadium via parachute. They will also deliver an American flag, Alabama flag and Samford’s school flag.
A Day of Remembrance Service in Moody
City of Moody: Day of Remembrance Service
Sunday, September 11, 2011 • 6 pm
Moody Ball Park
Tenth Anniversary Memorial of 9/11 at the Tuscaloosa Amphitheater
A commemorative program marking the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks will take place at the Tuscaloosa Amphitheatre beginning at 6:00 p.m., on Sunday, September 11. The program is free and open to the public.
Scheduled performances include the Stillman College Choir and the Alabama Choir School Choirs
Birmingham-Southern’s Interfaith Service of Remembrance
The event is Sunday at the campus Lake/Park area at 7 p.m. It will include prayers from across faith traditions, personal stories from students, and a candle lighting.
Also on Sunday, beginning at 7:46 a.m., the chimes on the Edwards Bell Tower on the academic quad will begin ringing once for each of the approximately 3,000 victims. The bells will ring throughout the morning and afternoon.
Shades Mountain Baptist Church Memorial Service
The Annie Moses Band will be joining Shades Mountain on Sunday, September 11 at 6:00 p.m. for a special memorial service for the 10th anniversary of the attack on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon.
GARDENDALE - A NIGHT OF REMEMBRANCE
Remembering September 11
On Sunday evening, September 11, Gardendale-Mt. Vernon United Methodist Church will hold a special service to commemorate the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 tragedy.
The event will begin with a dinner provided by the church followed by a service of music, testimony, and prayer. Program begins at 7pm
A bell ringing at Fire Station no. 2 on Patton Chapel Road in Hoover.
It starts at 8:30 a.m. on Sunday
A ceremony will be held in downtown Birmingham at Linn Park to honor those who lost their lives in the attacks.
That starts at 1:00 p.m. on Sunday.
The Mayor and City Council invites the public to join them and the surrounding area Mayors, Sheriff Mike Hall and U.S. Attorney Joyce Vance for a commemoration and tribute to those who paid the ultimate sacrifice on September 11, 2001. Police and Firefighters will unite in a ceremony of remembrance and honor on Short 20th Street in front of City Hall. There will be a candlelight ceremony along with various musical tributes including Carver’s Marching Band, bagpipes and the national anthem performed by a Birmingham City Firefighter. Immediately following the ceremony, attendees are invited to attend a screening of “New York Says Thank You” at the McWane Science Center.
Free t-shirts will be given to those who will participate in service projects via the partnership of the Mayor’s Office and Hands on Birmingham. The service projects are part of the “I Will” remember campaign and tribute to the 10th anniversary of 9/11. For more information visit handsonbirmingham.org.
9/11 Memorial Service at the Westover City Park
Sunday at 2 PM
Hillcrest and Tuscaloosa County High Schools
In special remembrance of the tenth anniversary of September 11th, the bands of the Hillcrest High School Patriots and Tuscaloosa County High School Wildcats will share the field during pregame festivities.
Nick Smith and Jed Smart, directors of the Hillcrest and County High marching bands respectively, believed that this would be an opportunity to honor the service and lives of those men and women who dedicate their lives to the safety and security of the United States.
The bands would like to invite all currently serving and veteran members of the Armed Forces as well as all first responders, including police and fire departments, to the field for a special presentation of "God Bless America" and "The Star Spangled Banner." The event will begin at approximately 6:45 pm on Friday, September 16, 2011, at Hillcrest High School Patriot Stadium in Tuscaloosa.