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 Shirley Fiterman Art Center at Borough of Manhattan Community College in Lower Manhattan is hosting Top of the World, an exhibit on the rebuilding of the World Trade Center after the terrorist attacks. The exhibit opened on November 12, 2013 (coinciding with the opening of 4 WTC) and is ongoing. Top of the World consists of photographs and works by more than a dozen artists that document the rebuilding efforts. Photos were taken at the site, many from inside the…Find out more »
Wethersfield, CT has lit Christmas Eve luminarias for 39 years. Again this year, the Keane Foundation is selling luminaria kits to make it easy to participate in this beautiful tradition. Kits include a 14-hour candle, special bag, and instructions. Each kit is $1.50. All funds raised will support the Keane Foundation 9/11 Memorial Sports Center, which honors Richard “Dick” Keane, who was killed in the terrorist attack of September 11, 2001 in Tower 1 of the World Trade Center. Kits…Find out more »
Tuesday’s Children invites you to an open house and light refreshments at the new Resiliency Center of Newtown on Thursday, November 21, 2013, from 5:00pm to 8:00pm. The Resiliency Center of Newtown is a locally founded organization formed as a result of the tragic shooting in the Sandy Hook Elementary School on December 14, 2012 to provide long-term support and healing assistance to those impacted by the events of that terrible day. The Resiliency Center of Newtown opened its doors…Find out more »
There will be a bone marrow drive for Owen Hogan at Friends of Firefighters every weekday this week. Dates and times — Wednesday, November 20, 2013, 8:00am-7:00pm; Thursday, November 21, 2013, 9:00am-7:00pm and Friday, November 22, 2013, 800am-5:00pm. 2-year-old Owen Hogan, son of FDNY firefighter Tim Hogan of Engine 216, has aplastic anemia, a bone marrow disorder in which bone marrow stops producing blood cells. Owen has stopped responding to treatments. The next step is a bone marrow transplant, but…Find out more »
On Thursday, November 21, 2013, from 11:00am to 3:00pm, the Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation and Kars4Kids will give away at least 2,000 coats to children affected by Hurricane Sandy at the Tunnel to Towers Relief Center on Staten Island. There will be a variety of coat colors and sizes from youth small up to youth extra large so that all the children who come will get a new coat in their desired color in a size that fits.…Find out more »
Please help the Children of Promise Stable raise funds to complete the Firefighter Tommy Foley indoor corral during their annual fundraiser at Casa Mia Manor House in Blauvelt, from 6:00pm to 10:00pm on Thursday, November 21, 2013 to benefit the Children of Promise Stable. Firefighter Thomas J. Foley was killed in the line of duty at the World Trade Center. He was a resident of West Nyack. The Children of Promise Stable, Inc. (COPS) is a Nanuet nonprofit tax-exempt corporation that…Find out more »