9/11 anniversary events around Queens


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Maspeth Memorial Park

There will be prayers, laying of wreaths, musical performances and poetry readings at 11 a.m. on Saturday, September 7 at the Maspeth Memorial Park, located on 69th Street and Grand Avenue.

East Elmhurst

The second annual Remember Me Run will be taking place at 2 p.m. on Saturday, September 7 at St. Michael’s Cemetery, located on 72-02 Astoria Boulevard.

Glendale

A memorial ceremony will be held at the 9/11 memorial site on 80th Street and Myrtle Avenue. The event is sponsored by the American Day Committee and takes place on Sunday, September 8 at 12:30 p.m.

There will be a prayer and remembrance service on  Sunday, September 8 at the Dry Harbor Playground in Forest Park. The service starts at 12:30 p.m.

Whitestone

On Wednesday, September 11, the Whitestone Veterans Memorial Day Association will be holding their annual program at the Whitestone Memorial Field, located at 149th Street and 15th Road. The event begins at 11 a.m.

State Senator Tony Avella will be traveling to and laying wreaths at 25 intersections named in honor of 9/11 heroes throughout Queens on Wednesday, September 11. The Wreath-Laying Ceremony will begin at 9:30 a.m. at the intersection of 5th Avenue and 147th Place.

Sunnyside

There will be a candlelight vigil in Doughboy Park on Wednesday, September 11 from 2-7 p.m., hosted by the United Forties Civic Association of Sunnyside. The park is located between 55th and 56th Streets.

Bayside

The Bayside Hills Civic Association will be holding its annual 9/11 observance on Wednesday, September 11 at 7 p.m. The event will take place at a memorial on Bell Boulevard and Horace Harding Expressway.

Floral Park

There will be a remembrance concert on Wednesday, September 11 at 7:30 p.m., presented by Our Lady of the Snows Catholic Church, located between 80th Avenue and Union Turnpike.

Middle Village

The annual candlelight vigil at Juniper Valley Park will take place on Wednesday, September 11 at 7:30 p.m.

Forest Hills

The Forest Hills Volunteer Ambulance and the American Legion will be holding an event in memory of FHVA member Ron Pearlman at 7 p.m on Wednesday, September 11. The event will take place at 92-29 Metropolitan Avenue.

Flushing

The St. Mel’s Home School Association will be holding their annual 9/11 Day of Remembrance on Wednesday, September 11. Mass begins at 9 a.m. at St. Mel’s Church, and is followed by a patriotic balloon release. The church is located at 26-15 154th Street.

Astoria Heights

A commemoration will be held Thursday, September 12 at 7:30 p.m. by the United Community Civic Association. The event takes place in McManus Memorial Park, on 81st Street and the Grand Central Parkway service road.

Kew Gardens

The Annual Day of Reflection and Remembrance will be taking place at the Maple Grove Cemetery Center on Thursday, September 19 at 5:30 p.m. The Maple Grove Cemetery Center is located at 127-15 Kew Gardens Road.