Howard County events pay tribute to 9/11

Thursday, Sept. 8

What: "Heroes of 9/11: Ten Year Remembrance and Tribute" and a single-artist show for Christina McCleary

Where: The Columbia Art Center, Long Reach Village Center

Details: The show will run Sept. 8-Oct. 2. Reception is Sept.16, 6-8 p.m. For more information, 410-730-0075 or go to

Friday, Sept. 9

What: Rep Stage presents a staged reading of the play "The Guy," about a New York fire captain who asks a writer to help put together eulogies for the men he has lost in the Sept. 11 attacks.

When: Fri., Sept. 9 at 8 p.m.; Sat., Sept. 10 at 2 and 8 p.m.; Sun., Sept. 11 at 2 p.m.

Where: The Monteabaro Recital Hall of Howard Community College's Horowitz Visual and Performing Arts Center.

Details: Tickets are $15 and can be purchased at the box office. Call 443-518-1500 or go to

Sunday, Sept. 11

What: Howard County's 10th anniversary remembrance ceremony

When: 8:30-9 a.m.

Where: Centennial Park,Ellicott City

Details: County Executive Ken Ulman will unveil a steel beam weighing 96 pounds from the World Trade Center, which will tour the county. The event, which is prior to the start of the annual Police Pace 5K, will also feature a procession to the "Garden of Hope," where Ulman will lay the traditional laurel wreath and moment of silence for the four Howard residents who lost their lives during the terrorist attacks. Call 410-313-2022 for more information.

What: Howard County Department of Fire and Rescue Services' 10th anniversary remembrance ceremony

When: 9:30-10:30 a.m.

Where: James N. Robey Public Safety Training Center, 2200 Scott Wheeler Drive, Marriottsville

Details: A pear tree similar to that found in the World Trade Center rubble will be planted, and a plaque dedicated, in memory of those lost Sept. 11, 2001. Firefighters and paramedics will observe a moment of silence. The ceremony will end with the names read of Marylanders who died while serving in Operation Iraqi Freedom and Enduring Freedom. Call 410-313-3758 for more information.

Monday, Sept. 12

What: Screening of documentary "102 Minutes That Changed America"

When: 11 a.m.-2 p.m.

Where: Kittleman Room, Howard Community College

Details: Screening of the documentary, followed by discussion. Call 443-518-4073 for more information.

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