These central Ohio events will commemorate the 11th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attack. All are on Tuesday unless otherwise noted.
Ohio Christian University, 1476 Lancaster Pike, will host a “Lest We Forget” ceremony at 6 p.m.
Nearly 3,000 American flags in the shapes of the World Trade Center and the Pentagon are on display at the Statehouse until Wednesday.
The city’s annual remembrance ceremony will be held at noon on the first floor of City Hall, 90 W. Broad St. City officials want a head count, so call 614-645-6504 or email Rick Isbell at email@example.com if you plan to attend.
A “Cry Out America!” Patriots Day prayer gathering will be held at noon in the Statehouse Atrium. Prayers will focus on the community, business, education, government, worship, marriage, youth, media, friends, family and the nation.
St. Timothy Church, 1088 Thomas Lane, will have a “Blue Mass” at 5 p.m. today to pray for police officers, firefighters and other emergency workers. Catholic Bishop Frederick F. Campbell will be the celebrant.
The Westland High School Air Force Junior ROTC will have its annual Patriots Day ceremony at 9:15 a.m. in the courtyard of the school, 146 Galloway Rd. The program will last 25 minutes and is open to the public.
The 9/11 Walk to Remember will start at Creekside Plaza, 123 Mill St., with a program at 8:30 a.m. The 5K walk begins at 8:46 a.m. The fee is $10 for Gahanna residents and $15 for nonresidents. Preregistration is required at 614-342-4250.
American Legion Post 164, 3363 McDowell Rd., will host a prayer and remembrance ceremony from 8:30 to 10 a.m.
A 9:50 a.m. ceremony will be held at the city’s new fire station, 16300 County Home Rd. An open house will follow until 8 p.m.
The Ohio Fallen Heroes Memorial’s annual remembrance ceremony will run from 4:30 to 6 p.m. on Saturday at 79½ W. Cherry St.
The 9/11 Heroes Run will start at 9 a.m. Saturday at Alum Creek Park North, 221 W. Main St. A registration fee of $25 per person or $60 for a family of four can be paid on race day. Proceeds will go to the Westerville Fire Fighters’ Memorial Scholarship Fund.
Retired Marine Lt. Gen. Dennis McCarthy will speak during a ceremony at noon on the village green.