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Dallas-Ft. Worth Remembers 9/11

Local 9/11 anniversary events


Tarrant County-area events tied to the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks:

Sept. 10

Westlake, 10 a.m.: The Westlake Historical Preservation Society will hold a 9/11 memorial service that will includes planting a red oak tree and placing a bench adjacent to the reflection pond. Where: Glenwyck Farms Park in Westlake at 1480 Dove Road.

Weatherford, 7 p.m.: The TEA Party Patriots of Parker County are hosting a tribute to the victims of 9/11 and honoring first responders in Parker County in an hour-long event filled with patriotic music and tributes.

Where: The amphitheater at Weatherford College, 225 College Park Drive.

Sept. 11

Euless, 7:30 a.m.: The city of Euless will hold a ceremony to commemorate the 10th anniversary of the terrorist attacks.

Where: The ceremony will be at the Euless City Hall Complex, 201 N. Ector Dr., in front of the Fire Administration Building.

Grapevine, 7:30 a.m .: A Remembrance Day ceremony will take place at a 9/11 sculpture, titled Valor Commitment Dedication. After the ceremony, Boy Scouts from the area and from out of state will take up posts in 30-minute intervals around the memorial to stand guard for the rest of the day.

Where: The memorial at Northwest Highway and Texan Trail.

Arlington 8:30 a.m.: Arlington’s Patriot Day Memorial Service will include a bell ceremony and rifle volley, a proclamation by Mayor Robert Cluck and remarks by police and fire officials.

Where: Heroes’ Park, 2100 W. Green Oaks Blvd.

Fort Worth, 8:45 a.m.: The Fort Worth Museum of Science and History will host a 10th anniversary 9/11 tribute to honor the enduring American spirit in a free community event and open a new exhibit, titled 9/11 Tribute, featuring the largest artifact in Texas from the World Trade Center. The public is encouraged to come early. The public will be invited to view the beam in the Museum’s atrium following the tribute.

Where: 1600 Gendy Street, Fort Worth. Grand Prairie, 9:02 and 11 a.m.: Spirit of America Musical - A Salute to the Military and First Responders.

Where: First United Methodist Church, 122 N. Center St.

Fort Worth, 9:30 and 11 a.m.: Marking the tenth anniversary of the tragic September 11th attack, First United Methodist Church of Fort Worth offers a Service of Hope, featuring Howard Goodall’s new work, Eternal Light. Where: 800 W. 5th St.

Southlake, 10:15 a.m.: Southlake Baptist Church and the Southlake Department of Public Safety will host a day of remembrance. City leaders, police officers and firefighters will be on hand for the 10:15 a.m. ceremony.

Where: The church’s new location, 1101 N. Carroll Drive, the former Carroll Intermediate School campus.

Grapevine, 10:30 a.m.: There will be a one-mile Remembrance Run and Dog Walk as part of the 30th Annual World Airline Road Race. A 10K run starts at 7:30 a.m. and a 5K starts at 9 a.m. For more details, go to

Where: Meadowmere Park, 3000 Meadowmere Lane.

Allen, 10 a.m.: The Ahmadiyya Muslim Community USA is launching a “Muslims for Life” campaign that includes holding blood drives. At 10 a.m., there will be a 9/11 memorial service honoring the victims of 9/11 and firefighters. Between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m., a blood drive will be held in the Mosque.

Where: Ahmadiyya Muslim Community, 1850 Hedgcoxe Blvd.

Cleburne, 2 p.m .: Johnson County fire departments, law enforcement agencies and military families will be among those gathering at a 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony and Honor Park Event from 2-4 p.m.

Where: Cleburne Conference Center, main exhibit hall, 1501 W. Henderson.

Fort Worth, 3 p.m.: The First Christian Church Chancel Choir and a 150-voice mass choir will present A Day to Remember, a special service to commemorate the 10-year anniversary of 9-11. For large group seating, call 817-237-9917.

Where: First Christian Church, 612 Throckmorton St. Arlington, 4 p.m.: Remember. Learn. Live., an area-wide service of remembrance and hope at St. Andrew’s United Methodist Church. .

Where: St. Andrew’s United Methodist Church, 2045 S.E. Green Oaks Blvd.

Colleyville, 4 p.m.: People of all faiths are invited to a Community Remembers 9/11 event. The event is free and open to the public, but guests are encouraged to bring non-perishable food to donate to Grapevine Relief and Community Exchange. Where: Good Shepherd Catholic Community Church, 1000 Tinker Road.

Fort Worth, 6:30 p.m.: The combined choirs of University Christian Church and the Arlington Master Chorale will present a special 9-11 Memorial Concert in the sanctuary of University Christian Church. This concert is offered to the community free of charge.

Where: University Christian Church, 2720 University Dr.

Fort Worth, 7 p.m . Arborlawn United Methodist Church welcomes visitors to its new $12 million sanctuary with a free concert featuring the church’s 125-voice Chancel Choir honoring the heroes and victims of 9/11.

Where: 5001 Briarhaven Road.

Arlington, 7:30 p.m.: “Threnody for 9-11,” a concert composed and directed by University of Texas at Arlington senior Jesus Martinez will be performed.

Where: The Irons Recital Hall in the UTA Fine Arts Building, 700 Greek Row Dr.

Arlington, 7:30 p.m.: A 9-11 Memorial Observance will be held at Unity of Arlington’s prayer garden to mark both the 10-year anniversary of the World Trade Center and Pentagon attacks and the anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi’s model of “satyagraha”, or nonviolent resistance.

Where: Unity of Arlington, 3525 S. Bowen Road.

Colleyville, 7:30 p.m.: Colleyville police and firefighters will recreate the image of New York City firefighters covered in dust, rubble at their feet and smoke in the air on Sept. 11, 2001, during a living statue tribute. This is the highlight of Colleyville’s Remembrance Service for 9/11. Where: City Hall, 100 Main St.

Dallas, 7:30 p.m . Christina Rancke, whose father died in one of the World Trade Center towers on Sept. 11, 2001, will speak during a Service of Remembering at Southern Methodist University. Where: On the steps of SMU’s Dallas Hall, 3225 University Blvd. Grapevine, 7:30 p.m. A second Remembrance Day ceremony will take place at the 9/11 sculpture featuring speakers from airline associated groups and Grapevine’s police and fire departments.

Where: The memorial at Northwest Highway and Texan Trail.

Fort Worth, 8 p.m.: A candlelight service of remembrance and hope will be held at Texas Christian University. Where: The Campus Commons Amphitheater outside the Brown Lupton University Union, 2901 Stadium Dr. If it rains, the service will be moved to the Robert Carr Chapel, 2855 S. University Dr.


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