Today, the second anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, various commemorations are taking place throughout the area. Below is a listing of some of them:
Folks can join the "Peace Path," which will run along Charles Street, from the Inner Harbor to the Beltway, 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. today. The "Path" is a peaceful, visual demonstration with participants holding signs of peace in various languages. The intent is to have at least three or four people positioned on each block. All are welcome. Call 410-467-9114 or visit www.peacepath911.com for more information.
The Bayou Cafe, at the Avenue at White Marsh, 8133-A Honeygo Blvd., will be holding a "9-11 Day of Remembrance" today from 11 a.m. to closing. A portion of all the day's proceeds will be donated to the New York U.F.A. (Uniformed Firefighters Association) Widows' and Children's Fund. Visitors to the cafe, including children, can tour a fire truck and talk with area firefighters from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. There will also be karaoke at 8:30 p.m., casino games throughout the evening, dinner and drink deals, hourly raffles and other children's activities. Call 410-931-2583 for more information.
The "Baltimore Run to Remember," a 5K run or 1-mile walk (or run) of remembrance, begins at 7 a.m. today at the Baltimore City police headquarters, 601 E. Fayette St., and finishes at Rash Field. Event is sponsored by the St. Joseph Medical Center and presented by Charm City Run. Proceeds benefit the Baltimore Police Foundation and the Baltimore Fire Department. Race day registration fee is $35. Call 410-561-3570 or visit www. charmcityrun.com.
A "9-11 Remembrance" will take place at 7:30 p.m. today at Armiger Square, 800 S. Broadway in Fells Point. Attendees can watch the "Fells Point 9-11 Community Award Ceremony" with a presentation for selfless community service. A plaque of the person's name will be placed in the Fells Point Visitor Center. The Town Crier program of Fells Point sponsors the event. Call 410-746-7494 for more information.
The Walters Art Museum, 600 N. Charles St., presents a "National Day of Remembrance" with free admission today, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Call 410-547-9000 or visit www.thewalters.org for more information.
Visitors can climb aboard the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Taney, Pier 5, Pratt Street, Inner Harbor, at noon today and honor victims of the 9/11 tragedies. Speakers will include Rep. Ben Cardin and Maryland Secretary of Veterans Affairs Thomas Hutchinson. Call 410-396-3453 or visit www.natlhistoricseaport.org for more information.
See the world premiere of the play September 11th Was a Tuesday, by Bethesda resident Steve LaRocque, running today through Oct. 12 at the Writer's Center, 4508 Walsh St., Bethesda. Presented by Quotidian Theatre Company. LaRocque, who was stationed at the Pentagon Sept. 11, 2001, examines the effect of the tragedy on survivors. A reception, featuring a talk with the playwright and cast, takes place after the performance Saturday evening. Shows will run at 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and at 2 p.m. Sundays. Tonight's opening show will be at 8 p.m. Tickets are $16; $13 seniors and students. Call 301-816-1023 or visit www.quotidiantheatre.org for more information.
For more family events, see Page 49.