Join with other New Yorkers to commemorate the ninth anniversary of the attack on the World Trade Center on Saturday, September 11. These FREE memorial events are open to the public. No registration is required, just get there early before space is filled.
St. Bartholemew’s Church — The church choir will perform both modern and Italian Renaissance music. The concert is a tribute to NYFD Engine8/Ladder2/Battalion 8. The station on East 51st St., a few blocks from St. Bart’s, was one of the first responders. The concert is at 11 a.m.. The church is at Park Ave. and 51st St.
Tribute in Light — The Municipal Art Society once again will be beaming shafts of light into the sky from close to where the WTC towers stood. The lights are in the general shape of the WTC towers, and visible from just about any spot on Manhattan’s west side, Brooklyn, and across the Hudson River in New Jersey. The Tribute in Light will shine from dusk on 9/11 to dawn on Sunday.
NYC Fire Department Museum — New York’s bravest lost 343 firefighters that day. Their names will be read and a wreath laid in the museum’s permanent 9/11 Memorial Room. The ceremony begins at 12:30 p.m. at the museum, 278 Spring Street, near Varick.
Brooklyn Arts Council — The BAC is sponsoring a reading of original works by selected poets of their poetry about the attack and its aftermath. The readings begin at 7 p.m. at the P.S. Bookshop, 76 Front St. at Washington, in the Dumbo section of Brooklyn.