Amy Greene, a University of Texas sophomore, joins thousands of people on the South Mall of the campus in Austin, Texas on the night of Sept.11, 2001, for a candlelight vigil. — AP Photo/Austin American-Statesman, Larry Kolvoord
Various events have been scheduled in order to mark the 10th anniversary of the U.S. terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001. They include:
ST. JOHN’S — An American flag has been raised at city hall. At 10:16 a.m., flags will be lowered to half mast throughout the city.
2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at The Hub, 21 Merrymeeting Rd., is hosting an event to commemorate the 10th anniversary of 9-11. It will include "food, speeches, traditional Newfoundland music, and special guests, including Americans, who were stranded in St. John's during 9-11. It is a free event open to the public."
At 3 p.m., local firefighters will parade, beginning on Harvey Road. At 3:30 p.m., as the parade ends at the Basilica, an ecumenical service will be held inside.
At 8 p.m., an invitation-only reception at the Bruneau Centre for Research and Innovation will see American ambassador to Canada, David Jacobson present a plaque to the City of St. John's as a thank-you for efforts to assist and comfort travellers following the 9-11 terrorist attacks.
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APPLETON — At 11 a.m., an ecumenical service will be held as part of the “Beyond Words” tribute events in Central Newfoundland.
LEWISPORTE — An ecumenical service will be held at Lewisporte Arena as part of the “Beyond Words” tribute events in Central Newfoundland.
GANDER — At 2 p.m., a memorial service will be held at the Gander Community Centre as part of the “Beyond Words” tribute events. Doors open at 1 p.m., all will be seated by 1:45 p.m. Tickets have been issued for the event, due to limited seating. Tickets are free. For more information: www.destinationgander.com
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