Local community events scheduled to remember 9/11

CLEVELAND - Here is a look at local events happening around town in memory of the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks:



"Ride to Remember 9/11"

More than 100 motorcyclists and passengers will mark the 10th anniversary of 9/11 and honor fallen heroes of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Thursday, September 8: 8 a.m. (meet at South East Harley-Davidson in Bedford Heights)

10 a.m. motorcyles depart

For more information contact: John Kikol at 440 263-8121 or kiksharley@aol.com .



The city of Brooklyn Fire Department is planning a breif 9/11 memorial service.  The service is open to the public.

Sunday, September 11: 8:45 a.m.

Brooklyn Fire Station, 8400 Memphis Ave., Brooklyn, Ohio 44144



City of Brook Park presents: Patriotic 9/11 Commemoration

Sunday, September 11: 2 p.m.

Kennedy Park Veteran's Memorial (Sylvia Road near the city's main campus)

For more information visit: cityofbrookpark.com .




"9/11 Prayer Breakfast"

A prayer breakfast featuring former Oklahoma State Senator Brooks Douglass, eleven pastors, elders and community leaders who will pray for healing through forgiveness in commemoration of 9/11.

Friday September 9: 8 – 10 a.m.

Old Stone Church, 91 Public Square, Cleveland

Please R.S.V.P. to Yvonne Pointer at 216-664-4889



Exhibit: "September 11: We Remember"
Saturday, September 10: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Library and Eastman Reading Garden- Cleveland Public Art

325 Superior Avenue, Cleveland


9/11 Memorial Worship Service

Sunday, September 11: 10 a.m. - Noon

Old Stone Church, 91 Public Square, Cleveland


Western Reserve Fire Museum Ceremonies

Sunday, September 11: 1 p.m. -Open house of Old Station 28 and Fire Alarm Office

2:30 p.m.: Tribute followed by a procession from the museum to Public Square.

All day: display about the attacks (located in Tower City).


Special Exhibition - Artist as Witness: The 9-11 Responders

Sunday, September 11: 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.

Cleveland Police Historical Society and Museum

1300 Ontario Street, Cleveland


"Out of Many, One"

Leaders from several faith congregations from throughout Greater Cleveland present: "Out of Many, One" --an interfaith remembrance and commemoration of the September 11, 2001 attacks.

Sunday, September 11: 3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Atrium of the 200 Public Square Building (formerly the BP Building).  The remembrance is free and open to the public.


The Cleveland Cavaliers, Greater Cleveland Clergy, and PNC Bank present:  "2011 Greater Cleveland Praisefest to Commemorate the 10th Anniversary of 9/11."

Sunday September 11: 5 p.m.

Quicken Loans Arena

For more information visit: praisefestcleveland.com .

The Cleveland Orchestra presents: "Hope. Remembrance. Dedication." -- a free outdoor concert on Public Square.

Sunday, September 11: 3 p.m.

Public Square, Cleveland

For more information visit: clevelandorchestra.com .



The city of Euclid will hold a Memorial Remembrance Ceremony led by the Euclid Fire and Police Departments.

Friday, September 9: 3 p.m.

Euclid Municipal Center, 585 East 222nd Street, Euclid



Lakewood 9/11 Memorial Dedication

Sunday, September 11: 9 a.m.

Lakewood Fire Station: 14601 Madison Ave., Lakewood



The Parma Fire Department will dedicate an unveil a beam from the World Trade Center

Saturday, September 10: 10 a.m.

Parma Fire Department Training Center (by the Y.M.C.A. Express)


Magnificat High School presents: Morning Prayer Service to Remember 9/11

Friday, September 9: 7:45 a.m.

The Courtyard at Magnificat High School

20770 Hilliard Blvd., Rocky River



Community flag raising ceremony & assembly for 9/11

Thursday September 8: 1 p.m.

Saint Rita School

33200 Baldwin Road, Solon, Ohio 44139



First Evangelical Lutheran Church of Strongsville presents: "Transcend, September 11, 2001-2011; Unite. Reflect. Pray."

Sunday, September 11: 5:30 p.m.

Strongsville Commons (corner of Rt. 82 and Rt. 42)

For more information visit: firstchurchalive.org/transcend .


John Carroll University Conservatives present: 9/11: Never Forget Project and Memorial Service

Sunday September 11: Noon-1 p.m.

The Quad on the campus of John Carroll University




The city of Eastlake will hold a Memorial Service in honor of the 10th Anniversary of 9/11

Sunday September 11: 1p.m.

The boulevard of 500 flags

35150 Lake Shore Blvd., Eastlake 44095



The Willoughby Fire Department: Open House in honor of the 10th Anniversary of Patriot Day

Sunday, September 11: 9:30 a.m.-1 p.m. (Ceremony to be held at 9:30 a.m.)

37000 Euclid Ave, Willoughby, Ohio 44094



The Painesville City Police and Fire Departments present: "9/11 Memorial and Awards Ceremony" --featuring a dedication of the 9/11 Memorial and Meditation Garden.

Sunday, September 11: 5 p.m.

Painesville Fire Department, 28 Mentor Avenue, Painesville

For more information call: 440-392-5852.





Avon Lake Schools present: "Avon Lake Will Never Forget"

Sunday September 11: 8:45 a.m.

Avon Lake High School, 175 Avon Belden Rd., Avon Lake




The city of Brunswick presents: "9/11 Remembrance Ceremony"

Sunday, September 11: 3 p.m.

Saint Ambrose Parish, 929 Pearl Road, Brunswick




Father William Meninger presents: "The Way of Forgiveness" -- Remembering the 10th anniversary of the tragic terrorist attacks on the United States, guests are invited to revisit the role forgiveness plays in their lives.

Sunday, September 11: 3 p.m. - 6 p.m.

Holy Martyrs Church, 3100 South Weymouth Road, Medina

For more information visit: www.holymartyrs.net .


September 11 "Prayer on the Square"

Sunday September 11:

5:30 p.m. --The Medina Gazebo

5:45 p.m. -- Medina Community Church, 416 S. Broadway, Medina




The City of Akron Commemorative Ceremonies for September 11

Sunday, September 11: 2 p.m.

Baseball field in Goodyear Heights (adjacent to the Reservoir Park Community Center at 1735 Hillside Terrace)


Summit County presents a 10th Annual 9/11 Remembrance Art Project: "Full Circle: A Decade of Remembrance"

Friday, September 9: 7 a.m. - 3 p.m

Monday, September 12: 7 a.m. - 3 p.m

The Ohio Building, 175 S. Main Street, Akron

For more information contact County of Summit Department of Communications at 330-643-2609 or visit
www.co.summit.oh.us/executive/SummitCounty9-11ProjectInfo.htm .



CommUNITY Reflection and Renewal

Sunday, September 11: 10 a.m. - Noon

Pioneer Pavilion / Goodyear Metropolitan Park, 550 Frazier Ave., Akron

Sponsored by the Northeast Ohio American Friends Service Committee. Contact: 330-928-2301


The West Akron Ministerial Association invites the public to attend a remembrance service to commemorate the tenth anniversary of 9/11

Sunday, September 11: 6 p.m.

Temple Israel, 133 Merriman Road, Akron

For more information contact Marti Newman, Administrator of Temple Israel, 330-762-8617.



A Public Observance Ceremony in honor of 9/11

Sunday, September 11: 12:30 p.m.

Falls River Square Amphitheater stage, 2201 Riverfront Parkway, Cuyahoga Falls

For more information, contact the city of Cuyahoga Falls:  330-971-8200


The Buckingham and Fairlawn Fire Departments present a 9/11 Ceremony

Friday, September 9: 8:30 a.m.

3800 Embassy Parkway, Akron



First Congregational Church and Hudson High School Choirs present: "Peace on Earth" -- a community gathering commemorating September 11 through peace, hope and unity.

Sunday, September 11: 1 p.m.

Hudson's Gazebo on the Green

For more information visit: www.firstchurchhudson.org



Community 9/11 Commemortive Service: "A Litany of Remembrance and Hope"

Sunday September 11: 10 a.m.

Northfield Baptist Church
311 W. Aurora Road, Northfield, OH 44067

For more information call: 330-467-7939



The city of Stow presents: "We Remember" a special remembrance ceremony to honor the memory of our nation's heroes, and offer a message of hope.

Sunday, September 11: 2 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Stow-Munroe Falls High School, 3227 East Graham Rd, Stow



Tallmadge Community Memorial Service

Sunday, September 11:  1:30 p.m. - 5 p.m.

Tallmadge Circle

For more information contact: Rev. Bill Michaels (Tallmadge Police and Fire Chaplain) 330-701-7559





The community of Beach City will hold a memorial to honor those who perished on 9/11.

Sunday September 11: 8:46 a.m. (church bells ring)

Flag raising ceremony at noon.

First Lutheran Church, 230 West Main Street, Beach City



"With Their Eyes" -- a play based on eye-witness accounts of students, faculty and staff at a high school near ground zero.

Thursday September 8 and Thursday September 15: 8 p.m.

Kathleen Howland Theater, 2nd April Galerie

324 Cleveland Ave N.W., Canton


Community Conversation, "The Social, Cultural and Religious Impact of the Death of Osama Bin Laden"

Saturday, September 10: 10 a.m.

North Branch-Stark District Library, 189 25th Street N.W., Canton


Stark County Commemoration of the Tenth Anniversary of 9/11

Sunday, September 11: 4 p.m.

McKinley National Monument (In case of rain, program will be held at McKinley Senior High School).



"Remembering 9/11 With Discussion and Display"

Tuesday, September 6: 10 a.m. - Noon

Massillon Museum, 121 Lincoln Way East, Massillon



"The Guys" --a play tribute to firemen and policemen

Wednesday September 7 and Friday September 9: 7 p.m.

September 7: The Lodge at Fieldcrest of North Canton, 1346 Easthill, North Canton

September 9: Canton Fire Station: 25th and Cleveland Ave N.W., Canton


North Canton Tenth Anniversary Events:

Saturday, September 10:

Service of Rememberance: Noon-12:30 p.m.

North Canton War Veterans Memorial at Blizter Park


Reflections with Panel Discussion: 1 p.m.-2:30 p.m.

North Canton Hoover High School Auditorium


Renewal Street Fair and "Celebrate Our Diversity" Picnic:

3 p.m.-6 p.m.

Dogwood Street


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