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To commemorate the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks, groups across the Washington region are hosting events featuring prayer service, documentaries, music, exhibits and more.
Thursday, Sept. 8
9/11 Tenth Anniversary Summit: Remembrance, Renewal, Resilience, documentaries featuring underreported stories of American resilience including soldiers wounded in service after Sept. 11 and a look at the technology, engineering and design of the new World Trade Center site. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Sept. 8. Newseum, 555 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, the District. Free. Registration required by Sept. 6. 202-682-1800, www.centerfornationalpolicy.org, firstname.lastname@example.org.
9/11 artifacts, museum staff members speak with visitors about more than 50 objects from New York City, the Pentagon and Shanksville, Pa., and recent acquisitions from the Transportation Security Administration relating to the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Thursday-Sunday, National Museum of American History, Hall of Musical Instruments, third floor, 14th Street and Constitution Avenue NW. Free. 202-633-1000.
Dispelling the myths of Islam, Safi Khan, director of the Dar-us-Salaam Community in College Park, will speak. 1:30–3:30 p.m., Largo Student Center, Rennie Forum. Prince George’s Community College, 301 Largo Rd., Upper Marlboro. Free. 301-322-0853.
9/11 tribute, Frederick County Board of Commissioners will honor of those who died in the attacks. Noon to 12:30 p.m. First floor hearing room of Winchester Hall, 12 East Church St., Frederick, Md. Free. 301-600-2590. rsantangelo@FrederickCountyMD.gov.
“Wall of Healing” display, a memorial wall for members of the Prince George’s Community College to write personal reflections, quotes and names of victims, Thursday and Friday. Largo Student Center, lobby and first floor of Marlboro Hall, Prince George’s Community College, 301 Largo Rd., Upper Marlboro. 301-322-0853.
Friday, Sept. 9
Laurel Museum, invites visitors to sign its 9/11 commemorative book of remembrance throughout September. Visitors can also read comments left by others following the attacks in 2001. 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Wednesdays and Fridays; 1-4 p.m. Sundays. 817 Main St., Laurel. Free. www.laurelhistoricalsociety.org.
PGCC tribute, monologues, video, poetry, song and dance will be presented to reflect on the legacy of Sept. 11 and the spirit of a community in unity. 11 a.m.–noon, Largo Student Center, Rennie Forum. Prince George’s Community College, 301 Largo Rd., Upper Marlboro. Free. 301-322-0853.
9/11 Remembrance Ceremony, Mayor William D. Euille, Police Chief Earl L. Cook, Fire Chief Adam K. Thiel and Sheriff Dana Lawhorne pay tribute to those who gave their lives to save others. Noon-1 p.m., Market Square, 301 King St., Alexandria. Free. 703-746-3969.
National Archives 9/11 program, ABC 7-WJLA TV news anchor Gordon Peterson moderates a panel discussion about the terrorist attacks and related stories of unity, selflessness and resilience, as well as efforts of first responders; panelists include authors Lynn Spencer, Rick Newman and Jim Dwyer. Noon, National Archives, William G. McGowan Theater, Constitution Avenue and Seventh Street NW. Free. 202-357-5000.