In the early morning hours of September 11, 2011, a group of about 15 anonymous local volunteers planted thousands of American flags around Kirkland as a reminder of the events which changed our lives a decade ago.
A small group of local community members meet each year on September 11th in the early morning. They dawn safety vests and canvass the city planting American flags before the sun rises. It truly is one of those traditions which makes Kirkland feel like a small town again.
On this day, the tenth anniversary of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on our nation, we honor those who have fallen, and we give our sincere gratitude to the policemen, firemen, emergency responders, Soldiers, Sailors, Marines, Coast Guardsmen and Airmen who make it their duty to serve and protect us every day.
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|WHEN||Sunday, September 11, 2011, 1 – 2:30pm|
|WHERE||Kirkland Performance Center 350 Kirkland Ave Kirkland WA 98033|
|AUDIENCE||Adults, Seniors, Teens|
|EVENT TYPE||Clubs & Organizations, Special Events|
|NOTE||Ashes to Hope: An Interfaith Observance of 9/11Ten years ago the September 11 attacks changed our world. From the devastation, healing and hope emerge. From interfaith dialogue grows peace, hope and respect. People of all ages, cultures, and spiritual traditions – all are welcome as we observe the 10th anniversary of 9/11. Together we will remember, reflect, and open our hearts to the possibility of peace.Sunday September 11, 2011
1:00 pm – 2:30 pm doors open at 12:30
Goodwill offering for Habitat for Humanity
Kirkland Performance Center 350 Kirkland Ave, Kirkland WA
|WHEN||Monday, September 12, 2011, 8 – 8:30am|
|WHERE||City Hall 123 5th Ave. Kirkland, WA 98033|
|AUDIENCE||Adults, Children, Family, Pets, Seniors, Special Needs, Teens|
|EVENT TYPE||Special Events|
|NOTE||On Monday, September 12, 2011 at 8:00 AM, the Kirkland Police Department and the Kirkland Fire Department will be holding a memorial service at City Hall to commemorate the tenth anniversary of the attacks on the Pentagon and the World Trade Center.The public is invited to join the Police and Fire Departments as they pay their respects to the heroes of Patriot Day and honor their sacrifice.Location: Kirkland City Hall, North Flagpoles
Time: Assembly at 7:50 AM
Ceremony Starts at 8:00 AM