Empty Sky Memorial
Sept 7, 9:30 am; 1 Audrey Zapp Drive, Jersey City
Join the New Jersey 9/11 Memorial Foundation for a day of remembrance at the Empty Sky Memorial. Immediately after the remembrance ceremony, there will be a 5K run/walk at 10 am. Race check-in and T-shirt distribution will begin at 8:30 am.
Monmouth Battlefield State Park
Sept 7, 10 am; 16 Business Route 33, Manalapan Township
The 18th annual Walk with Joe honors the memory of Patrick “Joe” Driscoll, one of the Flight 93 passengers who is reported to have helped avert the terrorists’ planned attack.
Liberty State Park
Sept 7, 10:30 am; 1 Audrey Zapp Drive, Jersey City
A service project bringing community and service members together to help with the maintenance of the historic island. Ferry tickets from Liberty State Park will be provided for all volunteers.
Morris County September 11th Memorial
Sept 8, 6 pm; 580 West Hanover Avenue, Parsippany-Troy Hills
This candlelit service will include a reading of the 64 Morris County residents who lost their lives in the 9/11 attacks.
Mount Mitchill Scenic Overlook
Sept 11, 8 am; 460 Ocean Boulevard, Atlantic Highlands
The ceremony will honor the 147 Monmouth County residents lost in the attacks. The memorial will be open until 11 pm from September 9–11.
Hyatt Regency Hotel
Sept 11, 8 am; 2 Exchange Place, Jersey City
The city will hold its fifth annual Jersey City Police and Fire 9/11 Memorial Blood Drive until 6 pm. There will also be an American Red Cross and Suburban Propane program at 10:30 am.
Secaucus Public Library
Sept 11, 8:30 am; 1379 Paterson Plank Road, Secaucus
The town memorial service, held at the library’s memorial, will honor those affected by 9/11.
Chestnut Branch Park
Sept 11, 8:30 am; 579 County Hwy Alt 553, Sewell
Gloucester County’s annual remembrance ceremony, “Patriot Day,” will be held at the Place of Reflection in Chestnut Branch Park. A bell ringing will take place at the time of the attacks in honor of the three Gloucester County residents who lost their lives.
Remembrance Park 9/11 Memorial
Sept 11, 8:30 am; Harrington Avenue & Closter Dock Road, Closter
Closter’s annual remembrance event is held at the memorial structure. The memorial was designed as a sundial; at 8:46 am, the sunlight that shines on the structure illuminates a salvaged fragment from the World Trade Center.
Mercer County College
Sept 11; 11 am; 1200 Old Trenton Road, West Windsor Township
The ceremony will honor the 30 Mercer County residents who died in the attacks. Guests from Mercer County are expected to speak, and participants will lay a wreath on the college’s memorial bench.
Belleville’s 9/11 Park
Sept 11, 11 am; Chestnut Street & Franklin Avenue, Belleville
Belleville’s annual remembrance ceremony is sponsored by the Belleville Municipal Council, Mayor Michael Melham, and the township police and fire departments.
9/11 Memorial Park
Sept 11, 6 pm; 1 Main Street, Woodbridge
This memorial salutes the first responders of the township of Woodbridge, including the fire department, police department and EMS services.
Ocean City Tabernacle
Sept 11, 6 pm; 550 Wesley Avenue, Ocean City
Ocean City will host “A Day to Remember,” which will celebrate the lives of those lost in the attacks. Participate in music and prayer until 7 pm.
Sneakers & Spokes
Sept 11, 6 pm; 26 North Main Street, Woodstown
A three-mile run and 1.5-mile walk in remembrance of the attacks. Following the run, the county will hold a remembrance ceremony at the Salem County 9-1-1 Center at 7 pm. Visit the race website for more details.
Cranford World Trade Center Park
Sept 11, 6:30 pm; North Union Avenue & Springfield Avenue, Cranford
Memorial service will honor the six Cranford residents who lost their lives in the attacks.
Sept 11, 7 pm; 25-53 County Road 607, Chatham Township
The ceremony will recognize the 13 Chatham residents who were killed in the 9/11 attacks. Attendees are asked to bring their own chairs, as no seating will be provided.Click here to leave a comment