Ten years ago, the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11 forever changed the lives of all Americans. This year, to mark the anniversary of that fateful day, many special events will take place across the Dallas-Fort Worth area. Here are several in Dallas:
The Legacies of 9/11...Ten Years Later..., presented by The Dallas Press Club. At the KERA Studios Community Room (3000 Harry Hines Blvd.). This event is a panel discussion and Q-and-A, featuring several speakers, including professors from Southern Methodist University and Stanford University. Registration begins at 5 p.m. with the panel discussion from 6:15-7:15 p.m. The cost for Press Club members, World Affairs members, Dallas Producers Association members is $10; for nonmembers it's $15. Full-time students are free. To RSVP, email email@example.com or call (214) 750-5157 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting (214) 750-5157 end_of_the_skype_highlighting
University Park Fire Department Ceremonyat University Park Fire Department (3800 University Blvd.). A special event honoring firefighters who perished on Sept. 11. Included in the ceremony will be bagpipe music, posting of the colors and a message from the city chaplain. This event is open to the public and will begin at 7:46 a.m., in memory of the time American Airlines flight 77 was overtaken.
Dallas 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb will be at Renaissance Tower (1201 Elm St.). This will be the first memorial stair climb in Dallas. Firefighters from across the Metroplex will suit up and climb 110 stories in remembrance of the 343 fallen firefighters who were killed in the events of 9/11. This event is not open to the public; however, each participating firefighter is allowed a small number of guests.
9/11: Reconciliation and Remembrancewill be at St. Michael and All Angels Episcopal Church (8011 Douglas Ave.). This concert event is open to the public and will feature the music of Aaron Copeland, Samuel Barber, David Conte and Ralph Vaughn Williams. Tickets are free and can be picked up at several locations. See the event website for details. Voluntary donations to the American Red Cross will be accepted. The concert will begin at 7 p.m. and go until about 8:30 p.m.
- Dallas Press Club