Schedule of 9/11 Events on Long Island

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Saturday, September 11, 2010

COMMACK

Commack High School, 1 Scholar Lane, Commack, will hold a candlelight ceremony at 6:30 p.m. Call 631-912-2165

EAST MEADOW

The Court Officers Steuben Association of New York State will hold a Heroes Memorial Service at Eisenhower Park in East Meadow to honor and raise money for the families of court officers who lost their lives in 9/11 rescue efforts. A picnic at Field 6A will start at 1 p.m.; a Walk of Honor is set for 4 p.m.

EAST NORTHPORT

Memorial services will be held at the East Northport Fire Department, 1 Ninth Ave., at 9:45 a.m. A candlelight vigil will be held at 8 p.m.

EAST ROCKAWAY

A candlelight ceremony will be held at Memorial Park at 7 p.m.

GARDEN CITY

The Garden City Fire Department will hold a remembrance ceremony at the Garden City Gazebo, at the intersection of Stewart and Hilton avenues. The event starts at 6:30 p.m.

HEMPSTEAD

The Always-At-Aum Yoga School will hold a fundraiser for 9/11 in honor of fallen FDNY responder Vincent Albanese and other responders from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at Hofstra University. Call 516-235-5307, or visit www.always-at-aum.com for more information.

HUNTINGTON

Huntington Manor Fire Department will host memorial services at 8:30 a.m. at the firehouse headquarters, 1650 New York Ave., Huntington Station. A candlelight vigil will follow at 8 p.m. at Peter Nelson Park on Oakwood Road.

Central Presbyterian Church and the "Praise Him Coffee House" are hosting a concert of remembrance at 6:30 p.m. at the church, located at 240 Main St. The concert will feature poet-singer Michael Lamanga, the Spiritlifters and The Central Praise Band. Call 631-421-3663.

LONG BEACH

A memorial service will be held at Firemen's Memorial Plaza, 410 W. Park Ave., at 9 a.m.

LYNBROOK

The Village of Lynbrook will host a memorial service at Memorial Park on the grounds of Village Hall, 1 Columbus Drive. The event starts at 6 p.m.

MASSAPEQUA PARK

The Village of Massapequa Park will host a candlelight vigil at Brady Park, located at the corner of Lake Shore Drive and Front Street, at 7 p.m.

PORT JEFFERSON

A composition by Sound Beach composer/director Michael Bussewitz-Quarm will be performed at First Presbyterian Church of Port Jefferson by Long Island Voices. The event starts at 7 p.m. All proceeds will go to 9-1-1 Veterans, a Wading River nonprofit organization.

The Vigiano Brothers Lodge #3436 of the Order Sons of Italy in America will hold a candlelight memorial from 7 p.m.-9 p.m. at Harborfront Park. Contact Elayne Morga at 631-736-3236.

RONKONKOMA

A candlelight vigil will be held at the Lakeland Fire Department's Garden of Heroes at 929 Johnson Ave, Ronkonkoma, starting at 7 p.m.

SAYVILLE

A moonlight memorial service will be held at The Common Ground, located at Gillette Avenue and Main Street, at 7:30 p.m. For more information, e-mail contactus@thecommonground.com.

SEAFORD

A candlelight ceremony honoring five Seaford High School alumni will be held at the school, 1575 Seamans Neck Road, at 7 p.m., rain or shine. Refreshments will be served. For more information, call Tom Condon at 516-592-4320, or Lynda at lschachner@seaford911.org.

Sunday, September 12, 2010

BABYLON

A memorial service will be held at 9 a.m. at the Cedar Marina Golf Course.

HOLTSVILLE

Girl Scout Troop 3138 will hold a candlelight vigil at 7:30 p.m. at Holtsville Fire Department, 1025 Waverly Ave. Call 631-475-5238.

LONG BEACH

A 9/11 tribute featuring kites made by students and veterans will be held at 2:45 p.m. at Riverside Boulevard Boardwalk.

PORT JEFFERSON

A composition by Sound Beach composer/director Michael Bussewitz-Quarm will be performed at First Presbyterian Church of Port Jefferson by Long Island Voices. The event starts at 7 p.m. All proceeds will go to 9-1-1 Veterans, a Wading River nonprofit organization.

*Source: Alexandra Seltzer, Newsday.com

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