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September 11 Services

Silent Vigil, Unitarian Universalist Congregation of

Princeton , 50 Cherry Hill Road, 609-921-1604. Silent vigil of

September

11, midnight to midnight. Rev. Robert T. Latham presents the sermon

"The Treasure in Destruction: A Retrospect on September 11,

2001,"

at 9:15 and 11:15 a.m. 12:01 a.m.

First Presbyterian Church of Hamilton Square, 3550

Nottingham

Way, Hamilton, 609-587-3683. Open all day for prayer and reflection.

Hourly prayers for community groups. Formal worship services from

12:10 to 12:50 p.m. 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.

St. Paul Church, 214 Nassau Street, 609-924-1743. "A

Day of Prayer, Remembrance, and Hope," begins with 6:45 a.m. mass,

flag ceremony at 8:45 a.m., all day observances, and 7:40 p.m. Rosary

for Peace.

Church of Saint Ann, Route 206, Lawrenceville,

609-882-6491.

Mass at 7 and 8 a.m. followed by prayers, songs, and moments of

silence.

Open all day for September 11 healing. 7 a.m.

State Prayer Breakfast, Lafayette Yard Marriott Hotel,

609-587-6900. Hosted by State Senator Peter Inverso and Assemblymen

Al Steele and Scott Garrett. $50 donation. 8 a.m.

Princeton United Methodist Church, Nassau Street at

Vandeventer,

609-924-2613. Church is open all day for prayer, to 7 p.m. 9

a.m.

Trinity Church, 33 Mercer Street, 609-924-2277. Hourly

services beginning at 9 a.m. and finishing with a 5:30 p.m. Eucharist

and healing service. 9 a.m.

Diocese of Trenton, Cathedral of St. Mary of the

Assumption,

Trenton, 609-406-7400. "Living in Faith and Hope: Diocesan

Observance

of 9/11" program to focus on peace and healing. For information call

Father Sam Sirianni at ext. 5560. 12:10 p.m.

Hamilton Township Ecumenical Fellowship, Robert Wood

Johnson

University Hospital, Hamilton, 609-584-5900. September 11 Interfaith

Service of Remembrance. 6:30 p.m.

South Brunswick Area Clergy Association, Islamic Society

of Central New Jersey, 4145 Route 1 South, South Brunswick,

732-329-8126.

Interfaith memorial service in honor of the victims of September 11,

2001. Presentations by Islamic Jewish, Hindu, and Christian clergy,

color guard of area police, fire and rescue squad personnel, and

dignitaries.

6:30 p.m.

Windsor-Hightstown Area Ministerium, East Windsor

Municipal

Building, Lanning Boulevard. Interfaith memorial service. 7 p.m.

First Presbyterian Church, 22 South Main Street, Cranbury,

609-395-0897. Interfaith memorial service organized by the

Windsor-Hightstown

Area Ministerium. Candlelight vigil by the Women’s Club takes place

at 8:45 p.m., following the service. 7:30 p.m.

Interfaith Memorial Service, Windsor-Hightstown

Ministerium ,

St. David the King Church, New Village Road, West Windsor,

609-275-7111.

Interfaith service coordinated with congregations of West Windsor

and Plainsboro. Music by Prince of Peace Choir and Cantor Stuart

Binder.

7:30 p.m.

Prince of Peace, Congregation Beth Chaim, First Presbyterian

Church of Dutch Neck, and Fellowship Baptist Church, are among the

participants. Pastor Floyd Churn of First Presbyterian Church of Dutch

Neck is organizer.

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Commemorations

Remembering the Victims, WPRB Radio. Pianist,

teacher,

and musicologist Marvin Rosen hosts a five-hour commemorative radio

show titled "Remembering the Victims of Terrorism and War,"

on WPRB (103.3 FM), presenting music of contemplation from throughout

the world. Free. 6 a.m.

Commemoration Services, State of New Jersey, Ground

Zero. The state is offering free transportation for all New Jersey

families of 9-11 victims who wish to attend the memorial services

at Ground Zero. Attendees leave from Liberty Science Center via ferry

at 7 a.m. 7 a.m.

College of New Jersey, Loser Hall Theater, Ewing,

609-771-1855.

Service begins with remarks by college president R. Barbara

Gitenstein,

followed by tolling of the bells at 8:45 a.m. TCNJ students who lost

a parent or a sibling in the attacks will speak. Classes will not

be in session; special programs throughout the day. 8:30 a.m.

Remembrance Day, Grounds for Sculpture, 18

Fairgrounds

Road, Hamilton, 609-586-0616. In honor and memory of those lost on

September 11, 2001, the park is open to the public free of charge.

10 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Michener Art Museum, 138 South Pine Street, Doylestown,

215-340-9800. In observance of September 11, 2001, all admissions

proceeds today will be donated to a fund for building a "Garden

of Reflection" in Bucks County to honor 17 area residents lost

in the terror attacks. General admission $6 adult; $3 children. 10

a.m. to 9 p.m.

Commemoration, Mercer College, 1200 Old Trenton

Road, 609-586-4800. Keynote speaker is Brigadier General Glenn Rieth

of the New Jersey National Guard. Senator Peter Inverso, Mercer County

Executive Robert Prunetti, mayors, police, and fire departments are

expected. Don Jones concludes with "God Bless America."

Noon.

Rider University, 2083 Lawrenceville Road, 609-896-5000.

The university hosts an interfaith service at noon at Gill Memorial

Chapel with Protestant, Jewish, and Muslim clergy. Campus-wide

commemorative

program at 9:30 p.m. in the Student Center Theater. Noon and 9:30

p.m.

Poets Commemorate September 11, Princeton Community

TV-30 , 609-252-2365. Cafe Improv show commemorating September 11,

"Poems 9/11… Then and Now… Where Poets Recall 9/11 a Year

Later," broadcast daily to September 15. 2 and 10:30 p.m.

Patriot’s Vision, Patriots Theater at the War

Memorial ,

West Lafayette Street, Trenton, 609-984-8400. Father Alphonse

Stephenson

conducts the Orchestra of St. Peter by the Sea for a night of

patriotic

music to touch the heart and mind, in memory of the tragic events

of September 11, 2001. Governor James E. McGreevey narrates

"Patriot’s

Vision," a musical compilation of Americana. Free with ticket

available in person at the theater box office only. 5:30 p.m.

Benefit Dance, Princeton Country Dancers, Princeton

Friends School, 470 Quaker Road, 609-683-7956. Potluck followed by

contra dancing with Bob Isaacs and the pick-up band. Proceeds go to

the scholarship fund in memory of Steve Adams, a dancer who died at

the World Trade Center. 6:30 p.m.

Hopewell Valley Recreation, Pennington Presbyterian

Church,

Main Street, Pennington, 609-737-1221. Community Unity Walk begins

in front of the church and proceeds, with candles and flags, to the

school district building for a short program with music. 6:30

p.m.

Ewing Township, General Betor Veterans Park, Ewing,

609-883-2900.

Ewing Township remembers victims and honors local fire, police,

military,

and emergency personnel. Eric Scott, news director for radio 101.5

is guest speaker. 7 p.m.

Lawrence Township, Lawrence High School Auditorium,

Princeton

Pike, 609-844-7005. "Faces and Places," a concert in tribute

to September 11, 2001, presented by township music groups in

celebration

of peace and diversity. 7 p.m.

Princeton University, Cannon Green, 609-258-3000.

Community

assembly to commemorate September 11, 2001. In case of rain, event

moves into Princeton University Chapel. 7 p.m.

Commemoration, State of New Jersey, Liberty State

Park, 800-222-6459. The NJ Symphony Orchestra presents an outdoor

performance of Verdi’s "Requiem," an occasion of reflection

and remembrance of the tragic events. Zdenek Macal leads the orchestra

with guest soloists Dolora Zajick, Salvatore Licitra, Samuel Ramey,

and the Westminster Symphonic Choir. Free. 7 p.m.

The concert, recorded by WNET TV, will be broadcast nationwide

by PBS at 10 p.m. Conducted in connection with memorial observances

throughout the Metropolitan region, the event is intended to create

a solemn occasion for reflection and remembrance.

Township of North Brunswick, Department of Human Services,

North Brunswick High School, 732-247-0922. Ceremony at the flagpole

in front of the school. Community groups, speakers, and musical

arrangements.

Pavers will be placed at the base of the flagpole in honor of those

lost last September. "United We Stand" community art project

on display. Attendees should arrive at 6:30 p.m. (Raider Road will

be closed at 6:45 p.m.) 7 p.m.

Plainsboro Committee, Municipal Building, 641 Plainsboro

Road, 609-799-0909. Commemoration event. 7:30 p.m.

McCarter Theater, 91 University Place, 609-258-2787. No

performances today in memory of September 11, 2001. 8 p.m.

In the Shadow of the Towers, WWFM Radio. Westminster

Choir, conducted by Joseph Flummerfelt, presents choral masterpieces

including "Chichester Psalms," "Wondrous Love," and

"Friede auf Erden." Readers include President Bush, Rudolph

Giuliani, Rev. James Forbest, and Robert Annis. 8 p.m.

For workplace observances see

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