9/11 Memorial Events Across Front Range Take Place Sunday
The following are a list of special events taking place across the Front Range on Sunday. If you don’t see an event on this list please email us using the form at the bottom of this page and let us know.
Bennett: 9/11 Memorial Ceremony
Boulder: 9-11 Memorial Concert on CU Campus (More Information)
Berthoud: The Berthoud Fire Protection District will host a special memorial ceremony, open house, and picnic. Included is a memorial ceremony from 9 to 10 a.m., an “open house” of the fire department from 10 a.m. to noon, and a community cookout from noon to 2 p.m.
Broomfield: A ceremony will be held by North Metro Fire Rescue District, the Broomfield Police Department and the City & County of Broomfield. All events are free and open to the public. It begins at 11 a.m.
Centennial: Every year on Sept. 11, Big Bill’s New York Pizza in Centennial (8243 South Holly Street, Centennial, CO 80122 | (303) 741-9245 | http://www.bigbillsnypizza.com) holds its annual Day of Giving. Pizza is free all day — starting in the morning. Owner Bill Ficke simply asks for a donation. Various charities benefit from the event, which became an annual event after 9/11.
Commerce City: Remembering the Brave Run for Remembrance
Commerce City: 9/11 Freedom Rally at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park
Denver: Robert Maestas, a local Denver artist is having a special art exhibit. The exhibit entitled “A Tribute to 09/11/01, 10 Year Anniversary” will be held at the Chicano Humanities & Arts Council (CHAC) Gallery, 774 Santa Fe Drive, Denver, CO 80204.
Denver: St. Martin’s Chamber Choir Concert “Songs of Farewell: A Nation Reflects,” 7:30 p.m. Montview Boulevard Presbyterian Church
Denver: 4 – 4:45 p.m. Carillon Recital. Williams Carillon, Ritchie Wellness Center, University of Denver campus (More Information)
Denver: “As part of Park Hill United Methodist Church’s (PHUMC) 100th anniversary celebration, we are excited to invite the Park Hill and Denver Communities to the first ever PHUMC “Human Link of Love commemorating 9/11.” The event will be held at 11:15 a.m. at the church which is located at 5209 Montview Blvd in Denver.” More Information
Denver: “The Denver Marriott City Center Hotel is proud to support the 7th 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb, in which 343 Denver-area firefighters climb the nearby 55-story CenturyLink tower TWICE to commemorate their 343 New York Fire Department brothers who perished in the 110-story World Trade Center on September 11, 2001. Working behind the grills, hotel executive staff will provide a buffet lunch to the firefighters, police officers, their families and friends in the plaza area outside the hotel.” More Information
Edwards: Freedom Park in Edwards will host a memorial from 2 to 5 p.m. It will include “a viewing of documentaries, silent processional with honor guard, veterans, EMS, F-16 flyover and guest speakers, including Lt. Col Thomas Kirk and children reading their winning essays. The end of the ceremony will include the placement of 3000+ American Flags around the Pentagon Piece from 9/11.”
Fort Collins: The Fort Collins Interfaith Council is preparing “an interfaith service for the afternoon of Sept. 11 at 3 p.m. at Plymouth Congregational UCC located at 916 W. Prospect Road. The interfaith service will bring together Jews and Muslims, Protestants, Unitarians, and Roman Catholics, coming together in remembrance and hope and in a commitment to peace. The service will draw prayers from different traditions, musical offerings, and will enable us to grieve the tragedies of 2001 and commit ourselves to a different course 10 years later.”
Julesburg: “With donations from various Julesburg merchants and several patriotic individuals, there will be a memorial to remember the anniversary of the September 11 terrorist attacks.” Volunteers will set up the “9/11: Never Forget Project,” a display of 2,977 small American flags, one for every person who died.” The memorial will be located on the lawn of the Sedgwick County Courthouse in Julesburg, and will be on display from, 8 a.m. on Sept. 11 to 5 p.m. on Sept. 13.
Lakewood: Mile Hi Church is paying tribute to the tenth anniversary of 9/11. Sandy Dahl, the widow of the United Flight 93 hero Capt. Jason Dahl is being featured at all three morning services (8 a.m., 10 a.m. and noon) to honor her husband and celebrate his life. Dahl was the pilot of the aircraft that crashed in Pennsylvania when hijackers were allegedly trying to target the United States Capitol in Washington, D.C. but Dahl and other passengers intervened. http://www.milehichurch.org
Littleton: Mission Hills Church (MHC) will present Services of Remembrance and Hope commemorating the tragedy Sunday morning (7:30, 9:00, 10:30, and 11:55). More Information
Rifle: “In remembrance of the events that occurred on September 11, 2001, we invite the public to join us as the Garfield County Sheriff’s Office Honor Guard will be respectfully honoring our fallen heroes at sunrise, approximately 6:30 am, during a flag lowering ceremony at the Rifle Annex.” More info: Call the Garfield County Sheriff’s Office at (970) 945-0453 or the Rifle Annex at (970) 665-0200.
State Of Colorado: “On April 21, 2009, President Barack Obama signed legislation that officially established September 11 as a federally recognized National Day of Service and Remembrance. Join us and many others in supporting and observing the second annual 9/11 National Day of Service and Remembrance.” More Information
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