September 11 Memorial Events in Queens
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Calvary Cemetery will host the Memorial Treeway of Champion Trees, a tree-planting initiative to remember those lost in the attacks. The ceremony, which is open to the public, takes place at the resting place for 11 victims who died on 9/11. This living memorial also acts as a thriving place of reflection for families and friends to return to over time. 4902 Laurel Hill Boulevard, Woodside. FREE. For information on dates and time, contact email@example.com.
Wave Hill, the public garden and cultural center in Riverdale overlooking the Hudson River, will hold two family events that artistically observe the 10th anniversary of 9/11. Guest artist Randy Brozen will lead a Family Art Project: Paper Circles for Remembrance and Renewal workshop. Family members will make their own paper and shape it as a circle to reflect the changing seasons and cycles of life, and then grace their circles with a yarn-loop hanger, or seeds to grow later. 10am-1pm. In the afternoon, visitors are invited to inscribe or illustrate strips of natural-fiber paper with personal reflections on the anniversary for a Wind Elegy. The many flag-strips will be affixed to the pergola to flutter gently in the breeze. At week's end, the papers will be composted to rest in the garden. 12-4pm. FREE. Wave Hill, 675 West 252nd Street, Bronx.
Also see: How to Talk to Kids About 9/11