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Members of the Los Angeles City Fire Department stand in front a 23-ton, 22-foot (6.7 meters) tall steel column that was a part of the lobby of the World Trade Center during an official 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony for the 10th anniversary of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on the United States, September 11, 2011 at the Frank Hotchkin Memorial Training Center in Los Angeles, California. A ceremony was held at the training center again this year.
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Manager Don Mattingly (R) and the Los Angeles Dodgers observe a moment of silence in honor of 9/11 before the MLB game against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Chase Field on September 11, 2012 in Phoenix, Arizona. A moment of silence will be observed ahead of Wednesday's game at Dodger stadium, with a helicopter flyover by law enforcement and fire department personnel.
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Matt Levesque, with Los Angeles County Fire Department, looks at a sculpture "Towering Memories," that includes two shapes similar to the silhouette of the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center with a list of names of those who lost their lives at the World Trade Center, the Pentagon and the Pennsylvania plane crash site during a remebrance ceremony for the tenth anniversary of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on the nation at the Frank Hotchkin Memorial Training Center September 11, 2011 in Los Angeles, California. A ceremony was held at the training center again this year.
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