Events honoring 20th anniversary of 9/11 planned in Keller, Roanoke and Northeast Fort Worth

Events in Keller, Roanoke and Fort Worth will offer opportunities for citizens to honor lives lost during the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks. (Courtesy Fotolia)
Events in Keller, Roanoke and Fort Worth will offer opportunities for citizens to honor lives lost during the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks. (Courtesy Fotolia)

Events in Keller, Roanoke and Fort Worth will offer opportunities for citizens to honor lives lost during the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks. (Courtesy Fotolia)

Several local events are planned in Keller, Roanoke and Fort Worth to memorialize the 20th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks.

9/11 20th anniversary ceremony, breakfast at Keller Farmers Market

The Keller Farmers Market, which is open May-October every Saturday from 8 a.m. to noon, is asking all patrons and vendors to meet at the gazebo for a moment of silence and playing of “The Star Spangled Banner” and “God Bless America” by local trumpet player Tyler Jones. First responders will get a free breakfast taco from JR’s BBQ N MORE and cup of coffee from Sojourn Coffee. 9 a.m. Free (admission). 400 Bear Creek Parkway, Keller. 682-593-3931. https://bit.ly/3jSuQLk

National Day of Service and Remembrance in Roanoke

The city of Roanoke invites all to join them in honoring those who were lost 20 years ago on Sept. 11, 2001. Ceremony will include speakers, a reading of names, posting of the colors and musical tribute followed by a reception and remembrance gifts. 10-11 a.m. Free. Roanoke City Hall Plaza, 500 S. Oak St., Roanoke. 817-491-2411. www.roanoketexas.com


9/11 memorial service at Keller Town Hall

Keller City Councilman Shannon Dubberly is hosting a citizen-led 9/11 remembrance event at Keller Town Hall. The remembrance event will feature two four-minute moments of silence and attendees will have the chance to share their memories of 9/11. 8:30-9:15 a.m. Free (admission). 1100 Bear Creek Parkway, Keller. 202-550-0355. https://fb.me/e/1Mo5OJYQf

Work out to support first responders

Row House Keller teamed up with the Texas Association of First Responders to host a special 60-minute 9/11 workout class. To reserve a spot in the class, attendees must make a donation. All donations go to support first responders who have been injured in the line of duty. 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. Donation of chosen amount (admission). 1411 Keller Parkway, Ste. 700, Keller. 817-541-9260. https://bit.ly/2WUBCYj

9/11 20th anniversary commemoration at Fort Worth Public Library - Northwest

Library staff invite the public to join the library as they participate in the 9/11 Memorial & Museum program commemorating the 20th anniversary of the attacks. Attendees will view a film highlighting first-person accounts of the attacks and their aftermath and connect with staff from the museum in real-time through an interactive chat. Noon-2 p.m. Free. Fort Worth Public Library - Northwest, 6228 Crystal Lake Drive, Fort Worth. 817-392-5420. www.fortworthtexas.gov/departments/library/events/911-20th-anniversary-nrw
By Bailey Lewis
Bailey Lewis covers the cities of Grapevine, Colleyville and Southlake, as well as Keller, Roanoke and northeast Fort Worth. In December 2020, she graduated from the University of Oklahoma with her Bachelor's degree in journalism. Previously, she worked and interned for various publications, such as Local Profile, the OU Daily, the Malheur Enterprise and News21. When she's not writing, she enjoys spending time with her cat and watching documentaries.
By Steven Ryzewski
Steven Ryzewski is the editor for Community Impact Newspaper's Grapevine-Colleyville-Southlake and Keller-Roanoke-Northeast Fort Worth editions. Before joining Community Impact in 2021, he worked in hyperlocal journalism for nine years in Central Florida as an editor, sports editor and correspondent.


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