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20th Anniversary 9/11 Memorial Ceremony, Mass and Special Display
September 11 @ 7:30 pm
On Saturday, September 11th at 7:30 pm Ballston Spa holds its Annual 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony.
20 years ago, life in our country changed. Even in the quaint village of Ballston Spa had a new perspective on life. To commemorate the event, Ballston Spa created the 9/11 Memorial Garden, next door to Village Hall. The Memorial, complete with a section of the subway track that ran under the Twin Towers, is a treasured part of the Ballston Spa community.
This years ceremony is very special. The 20th Anniversary marks an important milestone. To honor those who died in the attack and those who gave their lives trying to safe others, Ballston Spa is planning a special ceremony.
The program will include; music by the Union Fire Company Band, a dramatic light display and art banners, presentations by elected ofﬁcials and a special candle light ceremony. The event will be attended by the McBoston Fire Truck ﬂying the massive American Flag and local Fire Companies, Police and Ambulance Corp.
Everyone is welcome to attend this personal small town event.
Join us to honor this important American event.
Bring a chair. We will be following CDC guidelines.
Rain date Sunday September 12th.
Two events will also take place. St. Mary’s Church, 167 Milton Avenue, will hold a “Blue Mass” to honor all emergency service personnel at 9:00 am on Saturday, September 11. All are welcome.
Brookside Museum, 6 Charlton Street, will have a special themed display from September 9-September 18, including photos, art, and artifacts from Ground Zero in remembrance of the 20th Anniversary of 9/11. Museum hours are 1-5 pm, Thursday-Sunday.