National

Stop & Remember, 9/11 National Moment of Remembrance, Sunday, September 11, 1 p.m.

Music

Princeton Brass Band, Westminster Choir College, Luedeke Theater, Rider University, Lawrenceville. Sunday, September 11, 2 p.m. “Reflections on 9/11” concert. Stephen Arthur Allen conducts. Donations accepted. 609-921-2663. www.rider.edu.

We Remember September 11, WPRB Radio, 103.3 FM. Saturday, September 10, 7 p.m. to 7 p.m. September 11. Classical Discoveries with Marvin Rosen presents a 24-hour marathon show devoted to music written by composers from around the world as a reaction to September 11. On air to Sunday, September 11, at 7 p.m. www.wprb.com.

The Orchestra of St. Peter’s by the Sea, Ocean Grove Camp Meeting Association, 54 Pitman Avenue, Ocean Grove. Saturday, September 10, 8 p.m. “Salute to Civilization” conducted by Father Alphonse Stevenson featuring guest soloists with the music of Beethoven and a musical tribute to the Armed Services. $20 and $25. 800-590-4094. www.oceangrove.org.

Art

Art Exhibit, Art Way Gallery, Princeton Alliance Church, 20 Schalks Crossing Road, Plainsboro. Sunday, September 11, 4 to 6 p.m. Memorial reception for “9/11 Memorial Photographic Exhibit.” Live Americana music, refreshments, and meet the artists. Artists include Valerie Chaucer-Levine, Carl Geisler, and Olga Svibilsky. On view to September 30. 609-734-6546. www.artwaygallery.org.

Art Exhibit, Arts Council of Princeton, 102 Witherspoon Street. Saturday, September 10, 3 to 5 p.m. Opening reception for “Moment: Memory,” an exhibit of photographs by Jay Plett that record what he found on the streets of Manhattan during the fall of 2001. Plett, a Lawrenceville resident since 1988, composed and shared 72 of the photographs in a hand-printed portfolio he called “Faith Flags.” He produced a limited anniversary edition of 26 lettered and signed copies of the book. Both his book and prints will be available for purchase at the Arts Council. Opening in conjunction with “Re: Member.” 609-924-8777. www.artscouncilofprinceton.org.

Remembrance for September 11, Grounds For Sculpture, 18 Fairgrounds Road, Hamilton. Sunday, September 11, 11 a.m. Spend the 10th anniversary in quiet contemplation at GFS. Free admission for all fire, police, and emergency medical personnel and their families. Bring a valid ID. 609-586-0616. www.groundsforsculpture.org.

Stars and Stripes: Fabric of the American Spirit, Morven Museum, 55 Stockton Street, Princeton. Saturday and Sunday, September 10 and 11, Noon to 4 p.m. Exhibit of 100 flags from the Pierce Collection to American Parade Flags. Free admission in honor of the 10th anniversary of September 11. Princeton Borough Mayor Mildred Trotman will be on hand to share her thoughts on this solemn historical milestone. 609-924-8144. www.morven.org.

Sculpture Memorial, Paxson Hill Farm, 3265 Comfort Road, New Hope, PA. Thursday, September 1, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. “The Nine Eleven Tree” is a memorial sculpture. When the silver maple that stood nearly 50 feet tall died in 2006, Bruce Gangawer, the owner of the nursery, commissioned Greg Napolitan, an artist from Frenchtown, to give the tree a second lease on life. 33 branches were carved and incorporated into the trunk resembling twisted girders of the World Trade Center. Sheep, emus, alpacas, and a white donkey graze beneath. Open for viewing every day but Monday. 215-297-1010. www.paxsonhillfarm.com.

Art Exhibit, University of the Arts, 320-333 South Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA. Friday, September 9, 5 to 8 p.m. Reception for “Opposites Attract,” including works by two Princeton artists: Frances Heinrich, an installation artist, presents “Rhetorical Progress” featuring dark issues of development and technology, dwindling global resources, and the fragility of world ecology. Alan Kesselhaut, a digital photographer, presents “Reconstruction: World Trade Center,” an iconic glamorous image of Manhattan’s financial epicenter where money and technology have joined to rebuild a luxurious vertical environment. Studio tours on Saturday and Sunday, October 1 and 2, noon to 6 p.m. On view to October 13.

Photography Exhibit, West Windsor Human Relations Council, West Windsor Municipal Building. Thursday, September 1, 9 a.m. Exhibit of photographs by Danny Sze relating to September 11, 2001. On view to September 30. 609-799-2400. www.westwindsornj.org.

On Stage

“Ten,” Arts Council of Princeton, 102 Witherspoon Street. Saturday, September 10, 4:30 p.m. Premiere dramatic reading of a short play by Charles Evered of Princeton. Free. 609-924-8777. www.artscouncilofprinceton.org. See story page33.

The Playwright and September 11, Raritan Valley Community College, Route 28, North Branch. Wednesday to Friday, August 17 to 19, 7:30 p.m. One act plays inspired by the events of September 11 were written by Israel Horovitz and Neil Labute. $7. 908-725-3420. www.rvccarts.edu.

Film

Fall Festival, New Jersey Film Festival, Voorhees Hall #105, 71 Hamilton Street, New Brunswick. Sunday, September 11, 7 p.m. Screening of “From the Ground Up: 10 Years After 9/11,” Beth and George Gage, 2011; and “New York Says Thank You,” Scott Rettberg, 2011. $10. 732-932-8482. www.njfilmfest.com.

Community Commemoration of 9/11, Raritan Valley Community College, Route 28, North Branch. Monday, September 12, Noon. Screening of “Rebirth,” a film by Jim Whitaker, chronicles the lives of four people affected by 9/11. Free. 908-725-3420. www.rvccarts.edu.

Literati

Author Event, Barnes & Noble, MarketFair, West Windsor. Saturday, September 10, 7 p.m. Michael Benfante, author of “Reluctant Hero: A 9/11 Survivor Speaks Out About that Unthinkable Day.” Benfante discusses how he and a co-worker carried a wheelchair-bound woman down 68 flights of stairs to safety. 609-716-1570. www.bn.com.

Author Event, Princeton Public Library, 65 Witherspoon Street. Thursday, September 15, 7 p.m. Jennifer Gardner Trulson, author of “Where You Left Me,” a memoir of her experience of losing her husband, a top executive at Cantor Fitzgerald in the World Trade Center attacks, her healing process, and her unexpected journey in finding love again. 609-924-9529. www.princetonlibrary.org.

Good Causes

Greenway Gala, D&R Greenway Land Trust, Johnson Education Center, 1 Preservation Place, Princeton. Sunday, September 11, 4 to 6 p.m. “Celebrate Open Space” with hors d’oeuvres, a cappella music by Jersey Transit, and a silent auction of art. Sophie Glovier, a Princeton resident, receives the Donald B. Jones Conservation Award. A remembrance of September 11 celebrates the role of nature in healing our world. Register. $100. 609-924-4646. www.drgreenway.org.

Benefit Evening, New Jersey State Museum, 205 West State Street, Trenton. Wednesday, September 7, 6 p.m. Benefit for the museum includes a cocktail reception and keynote address by Governor Chris Christie. Preview “Remembering 9/11,” an exhibit revolving around New Jersey’s reflections and responses to 9/11. Register. $150 and up. 609-292-6464. www.newjerseystatemuseum.org. See story page 30.

Benefit Car Wash, Plainsboro Fire Company, 407 Plainsboro Road. Saturday, September 10, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. . 609-799-0492. www.plainsborofire.com.

Ceremonies

September 11 Remembrance Ceremony, Mercer County Community College, Memorial Garden, 1200 Old Trenton Road, West Windsor. Friday, September 9, 11 a.m. Commemoration ceremony will be held in the garden adjacent to the student center. 609-278-7137. www.mccc.edu.

9/11 10th Anniversary Ceremony, Hopewell Valley Veterans Association, Alliger Park, 203 Washington Crossing Pennington Road, Titusville. Saturday, September 10, 11 a.m. www.hopewellvalleyveterans.org.

9/11 Memorial, Mercer County, Mercer County Park, Old Trenton Road, West Windsor. Sunday, September 11, 1 p.m. Dedication of Mercer County’s memorial. More than two dozen Mercer County residents lost their lives in the attacks. 609-278-7137. www.mercercounty.org.

Dedication of September 11 Memorial, Rocky Hill, Panicaro Park Memorial Garden, Crescent Avenue, Sunday, September 11, 12:55 p.m. In memory of William F. Jallon Jr. and all those who perished. See story, page 30.

American Flag Memorial, Monroe Township, Memorial Tree Park, Prospect Plains Road, Monroe. Wednesday, September 7, 9 a.m. American flag memorial featuring 2,977 flags in remembrance of those who perished on 9/11/2001 will be on display through September 14. 732-605-9440. www.monroetwp.com.

Candlelight Memorial Service, Monroe Township, Memorial Tree Park, Prospect Plains Road, Monroe. Monday, September 12, 6:30 p.m. Parking available along Prospect Plains Road. Shuttle service from 1 Municipal Plaza beginning at 5:30 p.m.732-605-9440. www.monroetwp.com.

9/11 Memorial Display, New Jersey State House, 125 West State Street, Trenton. Sunday, September 11, 2 to 5 p.m. Unveiling of the exhibit at the rotunda. On view to September, 2012. 609-633-2709. www.nps.gov.

9/11 Commemorative, New Jersey State Museum, 205 West State Street, Trenton. Thursday, September 8, 1 p.m. First day of “Remembering 9/11.”. On view to September 30. 609-292-6464. www.newjerseystatemuseum.org. See story page 30.

Commemoration Ceremony, Plainsboro Township, Plainsboro Municipal Complex. Sunday, September 11, 7:30 p.m. The vigil will begin at the rescue squad building and proceed down the walking path to the 9/11 memorial near the municipal building. 609-799-0909. .

A Patriotic Salute, The Meadows Foundation, Van Liew Suydam Farm, 280 South Middlebush Road, Somerset. Saturday, September 10, 11 a.m. “Ellis Island: Past and Present,” Includes a Salute to the Fallen Heroes of Franklin Township on 9/11/2001: John Collins, Ganesh Ladkat, and Sheryl Rosenbaum. Register. $15 includes lunch. 732-249-6770. www.themeadowsfoundation.org.

September 11th Memorial, West Windsor Township, Memorial Twin Ponds, Ron Rogers Arboretum, corner of Route 571 and Clarksville Road, West Windsor. Sunday, September 11, 6 p.m. 609-799-6141.

September 11 Commemoration, Historical Society of Princeton, Updike Farmstead, 354 Quaker Road, Princeton. Saturday, September 10, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Guests are encouraged to use the tranquility of the farm for reflection. 609-921-6748. www.princetonhistory.org.

Commemoration Service for 9/11, Princeton University, Campus. Sunday, September 11, 1:30 p.m. Service prior to opening exercises for the Class of 2015. Alumni invited to cheer the incoming class at the annual Pre-rade at 4 p.m. following by a picnic on Alexander Beach. Register. 609-258-8280. princeton.edu.

Faith

Mass and Dedication of Remembrance Wall, Church of St. David the King, 1 New Village Road, West Windsor. Sunday, September 11, 11:30 a.m. Dedication of September 11 Remembrance Wall in the Small Tower follows Mass. 609-275-7111. .

Solidarity Walk of Faith Communities, Covenant Presbyterian Church, 471 Parkway Avenue, Trenton. Saturday, September 10, 4 p.m. Meet at the Islamic Center of Ewing, 685 Parkway Avenue, for a presentation by Imam Bashir on basic principles of Islamic faith. 609-989-8282. www.covenantchurchtrenton.org.

Interfaith Service of Reflection, Covenant Presbyterian Church, State Museum, West State Street, Trenton. Sunday, September 11, 2:30 p.m. E-mail George Self at george.self@comcast.net for information. 609-989-8282. www.covenantchurchtrenton.org.

Multifaith Conversation, Fellowship in Prayer, Payton Hall 145, 4 Ivy Lane, Princeton University. Thursday, September 8, 7:30 p.m. “Into the Light: Faith-Fully Finding Our Way 10 Years After 9/11.” Register. 609-924-6863. www.fellowshipinprayer.org.

Congressman Rush Holt, Nassau Presbyterian Church, 61 Nassau Street, Princeton. Sunday, September 11, 9:15 a.m. Reflections on the 10 years since 9/11 from his perspective as a person of faith in public life. 609-924-0103. www.nassauchurch.org.

9/11 Remembrance Service, Ocean Grove Camp Meeting Association, 54 Pitman Avenue, Ocean Grove. Sunday, September 11, 7:30 p.m. 800-590-4094. www.oceangrove.org.

September 11: A Decade of Remembrance, Princeton Area, Princeton University Chapel. Sunday, September 11, 7 p.m. Interfaith service.

We Shall Remember, Trinity Episcopal Cathedral, 801 West State Street, Trenton. Sunday, September 11, 10 a.m. 609-392-3805.

9/11 Press Conference, Why Islam Center, 1320 Hamilton Street, Somerset. Thursday, September 8, 6 to 8 p.m. 877-whyislam. www.whyislam.org.

Meet Me at the Farmstead Series, Historical Society of Princeton, Updike Farmstead, 354 Quaker Road, Princeton. Wednesday, September 21, 1 p.m. Sheri Burkat, program director at Voices of September 11th. $5. 609-921-6748. www.princetonhistory.org.

Interfaith Service, Princeton Clergy Assocation, Princeton University Chapel. Sunday, September 11, 7 p.m. “Living Between Memory and Hope,” appropriate for families with children.

Afternoon of Reflection, United Mercer Interfaith Organization, NJ State House and NJ State Museum, West State Street, Trenton. Sunday, September 11, 2:30 to 4 p.m. Prayers led by Christian, Jewish, and Muslim leaders on the State House steps. www.stringofpearlsweb.org.

Lectures

September 11 Discussion, Mercer County Community College, Kelsey Theater, 1200 Old Trenton Road, West Windsor. Monday, September 12, Noon. “Unity Through Diversity” panel presentation features area academic, religious, and policy leaders. 609-278-7137. www.mccc.edu.

September 11 Discussion, Mercer County Community College, Kerney Hall, North Broad and Academy streets, Trenton. Wednesday, September 14, 6:30 p.m. 609-278-7137. www.mccc.edu.

Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy, Rutgers University, Bloustein School, Rutgers, 33 Livingston Avenue, New Brunswick. Monday, September 12, 4 p.m. “Ground Zero Ten Years Later: What Have We Wrought?” presented by Paul Goldberger, architecture critic for The New Yorker. Register at cobba@rutgers.edu. 732-932-5475.

Memorial Trail

September 11 National Memorial Trail, Morris County Park Commission Trail Alliance, 353 East Hanover Avenue, Morris. Wednesday, July 6, 2 to 5 p.m. Connection of the Garden of Reflection, the Pennsylvania memorial to the victims of September 11, with the trails to the Pentagon, and the World Trade Center. It will eventually be a 1,100-mile motorized route and hiking and cycling trail. 973-631-5136. www.911memorialtrail.org.

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