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Badge of Honor: Red Cross organizers pose with a poster for their Sept. 11 memorial event at the Civic.

Local 9/11 Memorials and Happenings

American Red Cross Sept. 11 Memorial Ceremony The Santa Cruz County Chapter of the American Red Cross along with the County of Santa Cruz presents this community event to pay tribute to those who lost their lives on Sept. 11. Opening ceremonies include bagpipes, drum corps, a welcome from Mayor Christopher Krohn, children's choir, slide show and recognition of local volunteers. Tickets are $10 per adult and $5 per child, though no one will be turned away for lack of funds. 5pm-9pm, Wednesday (Sept. 11). Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium, 307 Church St., Santa Cruz. 831.462.2882.

Commemorating 9/11: Poets & Musicians for Peace The Resource Center for Nonviolence and the Mental Health Client Action Network present a community celebration of war resistance, featuring presentations by Kim Nelson, Guari Delgado, Mary McCaslin, Allison Luterman and more. Refreshments will be served. Free. 7:30pm, Monday (Sept. 9). Grace Methodist Church Fellowship Hall, 1024 Soquel Ave., Santa Cruz. 831.423.1626.

A Day of Remembrance and Hope Open house at the Resource Center for Nonviolence. Join with other peace-minded people to share in informal discussion, watch a video or simply eat soup and sip tea together in a safe space set aside for remembrance and hope for a world at peace. Free. 10am-5pm, Wednesday (Sept. 11). Resource Center for Nonviolence, 515 Broadway, Santa Cruz. 831.423.1626.

Peace Jubilee 2002 The Peace Coalition of Monterey County, Women's International League for Peace and Freedom and several other community groups present a day to promote peace and healing in observance of the first anniversary of 9/11. Free. Noon-6pm, Sunday (Sept. 8). Scholze Park, corner of Lighthouse and Dickman, Monterey. 831.384.7658.

9/11 Evening Services Unity Temple of Santa Cruz presents a service in remembrance of last year's events and in observance of the World Day of Prayer. The service, conducted by Rev. Kathy McCall and guest minister Rev. Irene Whitmore, will be filled with reflection, prayer, meditation, ritual and music. Free. 7pm-8:30pm, Wednesday (Sept. 11). Unity Temple, 407 Broadway, Santa Cruz. 831.423.8553.

Sept. 11--One Year Later A lecture by long-time researcher and radio host Dave Emory. $10. 7pm, Saturday (Sept. 21). Louden Nelson Center, 301 Center St., Santa Cruz. 831.420.6177.

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From the September 4-11, 2002 issue of Metro Santa Cruz.

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