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Firefighter John Feehan of Flushing and his son Michael touch the name of Feehan's father First Deputy Commissioner Fire Commissioner William Feehan, highest-ranking FDNY member to die in the 9/11 attack, at the conclusion of a 9/11 memorial ceremony at St. Michael's Cemetery last year. Photo by Christina Santucci
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Remember Me Run: St. Michael’s is holding a “Remember Me Run” to support the children of those who died from working on the 9/11 World Trade Center pile. There is a $25 fee per participant, but children 10 and under can participate for free. Make all checks payable to the Christopher Santora Scholarship Fund, which was started by Santora’s parents, who lost their son on 9/11 and decided to turn their “mourning into dancing” by creating this fund.

When: Saturday, Sept. 8, 2 p.m. with registration at 10 a.m.

Where: St. Michael’s Cemetery, 72-02 Astoria Blvd., East Elmhurst

Contact: Ed Horn, 718-278-3240

Website: stmichaelscemetery.com

Day of Remembrance: It will be held in Glendale honoring those who lost their lives in the 9/11 attack, with a portion dedicated to those who resided in Glendale, Ridgewood, Middle Village and Maspeth.

When: Sunday, Sept. 9, 1 p.m.

Where: 9/11 Memorial Garden in Forest Park Dry Harbor Playground, at Myrtle Ave and 80th Street, Glendale

Contact: 718-366-1834

September 11 Remembrance Concert: A musical, poetry, and tribute program is scheduled to be held in the garden of the Poppenhusen Institute.

When: Sunday, Sept. 9, 2 p.m.

Where: Poppenhusen Institute at 114-04 114th Rd., College Point

Contact: 718-358-0067

11th Annual Blood Drive: Local 338 will host its annual blood drive in honor of those lost Sept. 11, 2001.

When: Tuesday, Sept. 11, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Where: Queens Center Mall, 90-15 Queens Blvd., Elmhurst

Website: bigbuzz.local338.org/Events/List.cfm

Bayside Hills 9/11 Observance: The Bayside Hills Civic Association will hold a candlelit remembrance.

When: Tuesday, Sept. 11, 7 p.m.

Where: Bell Boulevard and the Long Island Expressway Service Road, Bayside Hills

Contact: baysidehillscivic@gmail.com

Website: facebook.com/pages/Bayside-Hills-Civic-Association

Memorial Service: The United Community Civic Association is holding a memorial service to honor all those lost in the 9/11 tragedy.

When: Wednesday, Sept. 12, 7:30 p.m.

Where: McManus Memorial Park, 81st Street and Grand Central Parkway service road, Kew Gardens Hills

Contact: 718-626-1072

Posted 2:29 am, September 6, 2012
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