More than a dozen D-FW events commemorate 9/11

Special observances across North Texas mark the 20th anniversary of the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001. Events commemorating Sept. 11, designated as Patriot Day, this year include flag displays, speakers, music and other remembrances of the 9/11 victims and tributes to first responders and the U.S. military. See more HERE.

These are the 13 best things to do in Dallas this weekend

This weekend around Dallas is absolutely overflowing with big-name singers and local theater. There are no fewer than five concerts featuring well-known singers taking place on either Friday or Saturday, and five local theater companies will debut new productions, including two from Dallas Theater Center. Add in an arts festival, a horror convention, and a 9/11 remembrance concert, and this weekend is stuffed to the gills.

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National Day of Service and Remembrance to be held at fort Sill National Cemetery

The Department of Veterans Affairs, Fort Sill National Cemetery has partnered with Carry The Load for the second annual National Day of Service and Remembrance.

This volunteer based event will take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Friday at Fort Sill National Cemetery, 2648 NE Jake Dunn Road. Volunteers are asked to come out and help clean the cemetery in honor of the fallen service members. Read more.

Dallas Nonprofit to Hold Events This Weekend to Commemorate the 20th Anniversary of 9/11

“After serving on active duty post-9/11, many of us returned home having lost good men and women whom we served alongside,” Stephen Holley, co-founder, president, and CEO of Carry The Load, said in a statement. “This Patriot Day, I want to challenge Americans to do an act of service in their community, teach the next generation about how 9/11 unified our nation, and always remember those left behind.”

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Volunteer Callout For 9/11 Service At Bay Pines National Cemetery

BAY PINES, FL — Volunteers are needed at Bay Pines National Cemetery for the upcoming commemoration and day of service that will honor the memory of those who lost their lives 9/11.

Activities are scheduled Friday, Sept. 10, starting at 9:30 a.m. A brief ceremony will kick off the events at the Veterans Monument in the roundabout area of the cemetery at Veterans Affairs Bay Pines. See more HERE.