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.
This year the Jeff Coombs Memorial Foundation will have fifty 7 ½ foot pre-lit artificial Christmas trees for sale at a heavily discounted price. Details will be available soon here.Find out more »
Luminarias on Christmas Eve are a 41-year-old tradition in Wethersfield, CT. The special votive candles in sand-lined bags are lit and placed along the edges of properties every Christmas Eve. In many cases, entire Wethersfield neighborhoods display them. Join the Keane Foundation in this beautiful tradition by getting your Luminaria kits from the Foundation. Kits are available at Wethersfield Travel in Old Wethersfield now until noon on Christmas Eve. To order your kits, please call 860-257-3775 prior to pick-up, and…Find out more »
Skywalkers: The Legacy of the Mohawk Ironworker at the World Trade Center is a new exhibit by artist Melissa Cacciola at the Staten Island Museum History Center at Snug Harbor. Skywalkers is a collection of tintype portraits and interviews of World Trade Center ironworkers from the Kahnawake reservation in Canada. All 30 of the ironworkers are Mohawk. A tintype is photographic positive on a lacquered metal plate. The technique was developed shortly before the Civil War. The exhibit can be seen from…Find out more »
On Monday, November 30, 2015 at 11:00am, a plaque dedication will be held honoring the memory of Firefighter James J. Marshall of Ladder 78, who died of World Trade Center-related illness on November 30, 2014 at the age of 62. The dedication will take place in the quarters of E-155/L-78 in Staten Island. Engine 155/Ladder 78 14 Brighton Avenue Staten Island, NYFind out more »
The final John Jay Center on Terrorism seminar for the autumn will be held on Friday, December 4, 2015 from 3:00pm to 5:00pm. The speaker will be J. M. Berger, the leading authority on ISIS’s use of social media. His topic is State of Play: ISIS on Social Media. Berger is a nonresident fellow with the Brookings Institution in the Project on U.S. Relations with the Islamic World in the Center for Middle East Policy. He is the author of Jihad…Find out more »
Country Mile Gardens in Morristown, NJ will hold their eighth annual Christmas tree sale to benefit the Kevin J. Hannaford, Sr. Foundation from 9:00am to 6:00pm on Saturday, December 5, 2015 and on Sunday, December 6, 2015. For every cut tree sold on those days, Country Mile Gardens donates $10.00 to the Kevin J. Hannaford, Sr. Foundation. Kevin J. Hannaford, Sr. was killed in the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center. The foundation named for him…Find out more »