9/11 remembrance events this weekend in Rochester area
ROCHESTER, N.Y. Sunday marks 21 years since the terror attacks on 9/11, a day we’ll never forget.
19 terrorists hijacked four planes on Sept. 11, 2001. Two planes were flown into the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center in New York City. A third plane hit the Pentagon.
A fourth plane crashed in a field in Shanksville, Pennsylvania. Almost 3,000 people died and 25,000 more were injured.
Communities around the greater Rochester area will be paying tribute this weekend. Here are some of the events going on around town. Look for our coverage on News10NBC Today and Sunday at 6 and 11 p.m.
Saturday, Sept. 10
21st Annual 9/11 Tribute Ride & Concert
Ontario Beach Park, 50 Beach Ave., Rochester
Annual 9/11 Remembrance Blood Drive
Eisenhart Auditorium, 657 East Ave, Rochester
Sunday, Sept. 11
MCC 9/11 Remembrance
MCC’s Brighton Campus, 1000 E. Henrietta Road, Brighton
Irondequoit Remembers 9/11
Irondequoit Town Hall, 1280 Titus Ave., Irondequoit
Sweat for SWAT
1048 University Ave, Rochester
Each year in our workout, at the exact times planes hit their targets and souls were lost years ago on 9/11, the SWAT team sounds an alarm and everyone planks in silence for a minute.
Patriot Day 9/11 Remembrance Fundraiser & Event
Lincoln Hill Farms, 3792 NY-247, Canandaigua
Salute to America Concert and Candlelight Vigil
Center Stage at Center Park, 1350 Turk Hill Road, Fairport
Sept. 11 Memorial Carillon Concert
755 Library Rd, Rochester