Beaumont events to recognize 10th anniversary of 9/11 attacks

Marilyn Tennissen Sep. 6, 2011, 5:00am

9/11 Memorial Garden, Beaumont Botanical Gardens at Tyrrell Park

Along with the rest of the world, residents of Southeast Texas will commemorate the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks on America with a variety of activities.

The following are some of the area ceremonies:

Friday, Sept. 8

  • The Beaumont Fire Department 10th annual 9/11 Tribute and Memorial Blood Drive
    11 a.m.-2 p.m., Lunch at 11:30 a.m.
    Fire Station No. 1, 747 College St.
    Sponsored by LIfeShare Blood Centers and HEB
    Blood Drive, 10:30 a.m.-6 p.m.
    Contact: 409-880-3931

    Sunday, Sept. 11

  • Memorial Ceremony
    4-6 p.m.
    9/11 Memorial Garden, Beaumont Botanical Gardens at Tyrrell Park
    6088 Babe Zaharias Drive
    Sponsored by city of Beaumont and Beaumont Council of Garden Clubs
    Beaumont Mayor Becky Ames will officiate
    Contact Barbara Otto, 409-880-3736

  • An American Tribute: 9/11 Memorial Concert
    The Chamber Opera Association of Southeast Texas
    7 p.m.
    Mary Morgan Moore Department of Music at Lamar University, Rothwell Recital Hall
    A concert of remembrance and consolation combined with images,
    letters and footage of the tragedy of 9/11.

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