Several events are planned throughout the region Wednesday evening in remembrance of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks.
Earlier in the day, a tribute was planned for the decommissioned battleship U.S.S. Iowa, which now serves as a floating museum in San Pedro. From 10 a.m. to noon, another event was planned at the Los Angeles Fire Department's Frank Hotchkin Memorial Training Center in Elysian Park, where a huge steel column that was part of the lobby of the World Trade Center stands in memoriam.
Events planned for the afternoon and evening include:
Rosemead's 5th Annual Remembrance Ceremony @ noon: a tribute to include flag raising, wreath laying, and performance of "Taps" adjacent to the September 11th Memorial in the Civic Center | 8838 E Valley Blvd, Rosemead, CA 91770
Dodgers Stadium 9/11 Remembrance Night @ 5 p.m.: a pre-game tribute to first responders, men and women of the armed forces, and those who died on Sept. 11, 2011, including a moment of silence and a helicopter flyover; game follows at 7:10 p.m. | 1000 Elysian Park Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90012
L.A. Fire Department 9/11 Tribute @ 6 p.m.: a tribute to victims, families and first responders at the 9/11 Memorial Fountain in front of LAFD Station 88 in Sherman Oaks; RiverOaks Chorus to perform, with guests Assistant Fire Chief Patrick Butler, LAFD Battalion Chief Don Reyes, and councilmembers Tom LaBonge and Mitch Englander | 5101 North Sepulveda Boulevard, Sherman Oaks, CA 91403
Lakewood's Patriot Day Concert @ 6 p.m.: a concert by the Huntington Beach Concert Band, with a candle lighting ceremony, keynote speach from L.A. County Sheriff Lee Baca, and remarks from Mayor Steve Croft; bring a blanket or chair and park at MacArthur Elementary School via Centralia Street. | 5939 Henrilee Street, Lakewood, CA 90713
Beverly Hills 9/11 Memorial Concert @ 7 p.m.: a free concert by the L.A. Lawyers Philharmonic Orchestra at the 9/11 Memorial Garden, with free event parking at the Civic Center and Crescent structures next to City Hall | 455 N. Rexford Drive, Beverly Hills, CA 90210