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Get Out: 9/11 Memorial Events In The Area

Race the Great Lakes Naval Base, hear from a local rabbi who was a New York Fire Department chaplain on 9/11 and listen to a patriotic concert by the Northbrook Symphony Orchestra and New Traditions Chorus.

Fort2Base Run
When/Where:
7 a.m., Sunday, Sept. 11; Fort Sheridan or Great Lakes Naval Base
Why Go:
Race a 3-nautical or 10-nautical mile course that finishes on Ross Field in the Great Lakes Naval Base, which is not normally open to the public.
Pricing: $10-$65. Visit www.fort2base.com for detailed information on times, locations and to register. 


When/Where:
7:45 a.m., Sunday, Sept. 11;  
Why Go:
Honor those who lost their lives and heroes of 9/11 during a solemn observance with police and fire personnel.
Pricing:
Free


When/Where:
10 a.m. – 6 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 11; Why Go: Join members of Northbrook United Methodist Church (UMC) for a 15-minute service followed by a day of volunteer work in the community. Activities include cleaning public parks, singing at nursing homes, tending to community gardens, helping organize at a resale store and food panty, and working at facilities that serve the poor or homeless, among others. Sign up online or call Northbrook UMC at 847-272-2442.
Pricing: Free


When/Where:
2 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 11; Deerfield Village Hall, 850 Waukegan Rd, Deerfield
Why Go:
Hear from Rabbi Aaron Melman of Northbrook’s Congregation Beth Shalom, who will talk about his personal experience as student chaplain for the New York Fire Department on 9/11.
Pricing:
Free 


When/Where:
4 p.m. – 6 p.m, Sunday, Sept. 11; ,
Why Go:
The Northbrook Symphony Orchestra and the New Tradition Chorus come together in concert for the first time to commemorate the tenth anniversary of 9/11 with inspirational American music. Members of the Northbrook Fire Department provide an honor guard for the National Anthem.
Pricing:
$15-$35; purchase tickets by calling 847-272-0755 or visiting www.theNSO.org or www.newtradition.org.

 

 

 

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