9/11 Tribute Center programs are offered throughout the year. Lectures, educational workshops and support programs are available to unite family members who lost loved ones, survivors, Lower Manhattan residents, rescue and recovery workers and volunteers who assisted in the aftermath of 9/11. Visit tributewtc.org for a schedule of upcoming programs and events.
The 12th annual Daniel Pearl World Music Days will be held from October 1, 2013 until October 31, 2013. Daniel Pearl World Music Days is an international network of concerts that use the power of music to express tolerance and humanity. Since 2002, Daniel Pearl World Music Days has grown to more than 11,000 performances in 129 countries. The Daniel Pearl World Music Days is an awareness-raising program, not a fundraiser. There is no financial obligation to participate and all musicians are…Find out more »
The Bruce Simmons September 11th Memorial will be dedicated at the homecoming game at Hackettstown High School on Friday, October 4, 2013. The game will begin at 7:00pm. Simmons, 41, was a lineman for Hackettstown High School in the late 1970s and was beloved by his teammates. He worked on Wall Street for Sandler O’Neill & Partners, where he was murdered during the terrorist attacks at the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001. The Bruce Simmons Scholarship Fund has…Find out more »
The third annual Johnny Mac Foundation Strides for the Center 5-K will be held on Saturday, October 5, 2013 at the Blue Point Fire Department in Blue Point, NY. Onsite registration begins at 8:00am. Runners will begin the race at 9:00am; walkers at 9:15am. Registration is $25.00 per participant in advance or $30.00 per participant on the day. To register in advance, please click here. Proceeds will help FF John McNamara’s final wish of building a community center in his…Find out more »
The annual Lt. Howard Carpluk/FF Michael Reilly “Brothers in Battle” 5-K memorial run will take place on Saturday, October 5, 2013 at Orchard Beach, Bronx, NY. Registration will begin at 10:00am, and the race will start at 11:00am. Food and drink will be available after the run. The fee to run is $30.00. All proceeds will support the Howard Carpluk Memorial Fund and the Michael C. Reilly Scholarship Fund. Lt. Carpluk and FF Reilly were killed in the line of…Find out more »
Ribbons of Hope is an art project started in commemoration of the tenth anniversary of the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. People write messages of peace and hope on long ribbons and hang them from tall frames. The exhibit now travels. It will be in Jersey City on October 5, 2013 from 10:00am to 5:00pm. There are roughly 30,000 ribbons so far. You can add to the collection – ribbons and markers will be provided. It is free and open…Find out more »
Due to the government shutdown, the National Fallen Firefighter Candlelight Vigil honoring the 81 firefighters who were killed in the line of duty this year has been moved. The candlelight vigil will now take place on Saturday, October 5, 2013 from 6:30pm to 8:00pm at the Basilica (next to the National Fire Academy at the Daughters of Charity campus). There is no seating for the general public at the Candlelight Service. Despite the government shutdown, families of fallen firefighters will…Find out more »