SATURDAY

10 a.m. — (CARPENTERSVILLE) Fire Departments hosts its Firefighter and 9/11 Memorial remembrance. 213 Spring St., Carpentersville.

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SUNDAY

8 a.m. — (DES PLAINES) A 9/11 memorial, featuring a 114-pound beam from the World Trade Center, will be unveiled during a 9/11 Memorial Dedication and Patriot Day Ceremony. Civic Center, 1420 Miner St., Des Plaines.

8:30 a.m. – (BARRINGTON) U.S. Rep. Peter Roskam speaks at a 9/11 commemoration. Barrington Memorial Park, Lincoln Avenue at Hough Street, Barrington.

8:45 a.m. – (EVANSTON) City hosts ceremony to remember 9/11 featuring a special dedication for an artifact from the World Trade Center. Lagoon at Dawes Park, 1700 Sheridan Rd., Evanston.

8:45 a.m. — (DARIEN) A local 9/11 survivor will speak and a new memorial featuring a steel I-beam from the World Trade Center will be dedicated during a ceremony honoring the first responders who died. Darien-Woodridge Fire District HQ, 7550 Lyman, Darien.

8:58 a.m. – (SKOKIE) Fire Dept. conducts moment of silence in remembrance of 9/11 at its fire stations, where bells will ring at 8:58 and 8:59 a.m., followed by silence at 9 a.m. Fire Station 16, 7424 Niles Center Rd.; Fire Station 17, 8157 Central Park Ave.; and Fire Station 18, 9024 Gross Point Rd., Skokie.

9 a.m. — (GREAT LAKES) Sailors at Naval Station Great Lakes host a 9/11 remembrance ceremony. Ross Field, Paul Jones Street, Great Lakes. Contact: (847) 688-2430.

9:30 a.m. — (CHICAGO) Interfaith ceremony marking “A Day of Remembrance and Solidarity” on the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. St. Rita of Cascia Church, 6243 S. Fairfield Ave.

9:30 a.m. — (JOLIET) Mayor Tom Giarrante speaks at a 9/11 memorial service. First Assembly of God, 1741 Essington Rd., Joliet.

10 a.m. — (AURORA) City hosts 9/11 ceremony, Central Fire Station, 74 N. Broadway Ave., Aurora.

10 a.m. — (NILES) Niles Public Library District marks the 10th Anniversary of 9/11 with a program (noon) featuring local officials and a screening (2 p.m.) of the documentary “9/12.” Until 3 p.m. 6960 West Oakton St., Niles.

10:30 a.m. — (CHICAGO) Ald. James Balcer and Judge John Kirby are among the speakers at a 9/11 ceremony in front of St. Gabriel Church. 4501 S. Lowe.

11 a.m. — (CHICAGO) Wells Street Fall Fest features music, art, food and a wine tasting. Wells Street between North and Evergreen avenues. Contact: Mindy McBee, Contact: (847) 894-8065.

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11 a.m. – (PALOS HEIGHTS) Village hosts ceremony in remembrance of 9/11/ Memorial Park, 7607 W. College Dr., Palos Heights.

11 a.m. – (MOUNT PROSPECT) Village holds 9/11 remembrance. Village Green at Village Hall, 50 S. Emerson St., Mount Prospect.

1 p.m. — (NAPERVILLE) Exchange Club hosts the annual Sept. 11 remembrance ceremony at the Cmdr. Dan Shanower Memorial. Behind Municipal Center, 400 S. Eagle St., Naperville.

1 p.m. — (LAKE VILLA) Capt. Caroline Neilson, Navy Midwest Region chief of staff, is keynote speaker at a 911 Remembrance. Lake Villa Township Caboose Park, 37908 N. Fairfield Rd., Lake Villa.

1 p.m. — (GURNEE) Gurnee Exchange Clubs host a 9/11 Community Remembrance Ceremony. Viking Park, Depot Road at Old Grand Avenue, Gurnee.

1:30 p.m. — (CHICAGO) Chicago History Museum’s “In the K/Now” series presents a look back on 9/11 and how it has shaped contemporary American history. 1601 N. Clark St.

2 p.m. – (OAK BROOK) Village hosts 9/11 remembrance ceremony. Public Library, 600 Oak Brook Rd., Oak Brook.

3 p.m. — (CHICAGO) Performers from the Buddhist, Christian, Islamic and Jewish faiths take part in a “9/11: Ten Years & Beyond” concert, featuring contemporary orchestral works and traditional spirituals. Harris Theater for Music and Dance, 205 E. Randolph.

4 p.m — (NAPERVILLE) The One Naperville Project and the Naperville Interfaith Leadership Association host a 9/11 remembrance featuring hands-on art activities for families, and spiritual and philosophic readings, followed by a procession to the Riverwalk. North Central College, Wentz Concert Hall at Fine Arts Center, 171 E. Chicago Ave., Naperville.

5 p.m. — (CICERO) Village commemorates 9/11 with family activities (5-7 p.m.) and a laser light show (7 p.m.). Community Park, 34th and Laramie, Cicero.

7 p.m. — (LOMBARD) Village hosts 9/11 remembrance featuring silent procession from corner of Maple and Elizabeth to the Maple Street Chapel for a brief program.

7 p.m. –- (GLENVIEW) Village 9/11 commemoration features electric candle lighting, 21-gun salute and firefighter bell ceremony. Gallery Park, Patriot Boulevard and Chestnut Avenue, Glenview.

7:15 p.m. — (FOREST PARK/WESTCHESTER) Silent Parade of police and fire vehicles, riding without lights or sirens, to remember the public safety personnel who lost their lives on 9/11. Begins in Forest Park at Roosevelt and Des Plaines, then goes west on Roosevelt to Mannheim, south to Dorchester and ends with a memorial ceremony at St. Joseph High School, 10900 W. Cermak Rd., Westchester.

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Source: Sun-Times Media Wire