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 »
Laughter Saves Lives will present a comedy show at the Long Beach Hotel on Friday, January 10, 2014 to benefit Owen Hogan, age 2, who needs a bone marrow transplant to survive aplastic anemia. He’s the son of FDNY FF Tim Hogan. To learn more about Owen, please visit his website. The doors open at 7:00pm and the comedy begins at 8:00pm. You can register to become a bone marrow donor at the event. Tickets are $35.00 in advance, $40.00 at…Find out more »
On Saturday, January 11, 2014 from 8:00pm-12:00am, there will be a benefit party for the NYC Firefighters’ Burn Camp at Rory Dolan’s in Yonkers. A suggested donation of $20.00 gets entrants live music by South County, food and drink specials – and all the money goes to a great cause. All funds raised will support NYFF Burn Center Foundation and Summer Camp for Young Burn Survivors. The camp gives severely burned children a chance to play for a week with…Find out more »
The Vigiano Brothers’ “Bravest and Finest” Ski Event will take place from Sunday, January 12, 2014 to Wednesday, January 15, 2014 at Stowe Mountain Lodge, to remember FF John Vigiano and Detective Joe Vigiano, who gave their lives during the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. Proceeds from this event will benefit the NYPD Self-Support Group and the FDNY Pre-71 Retirees. For registration details, please click here or call 718-986-9822 or 201-376-9154. Stowe Mountain Lodge 7412 Mountain Road Stowe, VT 05672Find out more »
Robert M. Gates will give a talk about his service as Secretary of Defense from 2006 to 2011 and discuss his new book, Duty: Memoirs of a Secretary at War on Tuesday, January 14, 2014 at 6:30pm at the New-York Historical Society. David Gregory of Meet the Press will serve as moderator. Tickets cost $30.00 ($18.00 for New-York Historical Society members). To obtain tickets, please call 212-485-9268 or click here. Robert H. Smith Auditorium New-York Historical Society 170 Central Park West…Find out more »
The Commissioning of the USS Somerset, the Navy ship honoring the crew and passengers of United Flight 93, will take place in Philadelphia on Saturday, March 1, 2014. The public is invited to attend the ceremony by requesting free tickets online. Originally, the deadline to obtain tickets was in November 2013, but some last-minute tickets have become available. To request these tickets, please contact Janet Vatavuk at email@example.com or 814-467-5137. A bus will be leaving Somerset County for Philadelphia on Friday,…Find out more »