Sept. 11 is commemorated with LI events
ALBERTSON The Town of North Hempstead hosts a 9/11 memorial service, 8:30 a.m. Friday, Clark Botanic Garden.
BABYLON A 15-match kickboxing exhibition to raise money for maintenance of the 9/11 memorial at Cedar Beach, 3 p.m. Sunday, Overlook Beach.
EAST MEADOW Nassau County 9/11 Memorial Foundation hosts a sunset ceremony, 6 p.m. Friday, Eisenhower Park.
EAST MEADOW The Long Island Volunteer Center and Nassau University Medical Center co-sponsor a blood drive in memory of 9/11 victims, 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, Nassau University Medical Center.
EAST NORTHPORT East Northport Fire Department pays tribute to 9/11 victims and sings "God Bless America," 9:45 a.m. and 8 p.m. Friday, East Northport Fire Department.
EAST NORTHPORT Christian concert commemorating 9/11, 8 p.m. Friday, Samantha's Lil' Bit of Heaven,
287 Larkfield Road.
FREEPORT Exhibit of 9/11 photos from various news outlets on display through Sept. 29, reception at 2 p.m. Saturday, Freeport Public Library.
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September Concert Foundation hosts a global day of music for peace, 1 p.m. Friday at Molloy College in Rockville Centre, and 3:30 p.m. Friday at Great Neck Plaza in Memorial Park.
HOLTSVILLE Candlelight vigil hosted by Girl Scout Troop 3138, 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Holtsville Fire Department.
Long Beach - A tribute featuring kites made by students and veterans in memory of 9/11, 2:45 p.m. Sunday, Riverside Boulevard boardwalk.
Long Beach - Writing workshop that includes poetry and prose about 9/11, 2 p.m. Friday, Long Beach Public Library.
MASSAPEQUA 2,974 flags, planted by Boy Scout Troop 660, displayed on the lawn at Massapequa Park Village Hall through Saturday, in memory of each victim.
MOUNT SINAI Ceremony to honor 9/11 victims and to announce an "Avenue of America" that will feature 80 state and national flags, 4:45 p.m. Friday, North Shore Heritage Park.
POINT LOOKOUT The Town of Hempstead presents two 15-foot tall towers, a reflecting pool and a dove release, along with a speaker who lost two brothers on 9/11, 7:30 a.m. Friday, Town Park Point Lookout.
RIVERHEAD Prayer service to promote friendship between Iran and the U.S. with the international prayer group Women in Black, 7 p.m. Thursday, First Parish Church Spiritual Renewal Center, corner of South Avenue and Church Lane.
WANTAGH The Town of Oyster Bay hosts a candlelight ceremony to honor residents lost on 9/11, 7 p.m. Friday, Tobay Beach.