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9/11 exhibit — "Laurel Remembers Sept. 11," continues through September at the Laurel Museum, 817 Main St. The exhibit offers visitors an opportunity to reflect on the community's connections to 9/11 and the aftermath 10 years later by adding to the museum's Sept. 11 commemorative book. Learn about several distinctive and disturbing connections Laurel has to 9/11. Museum open Wednesday and Friday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.; and Sunday, 1-4 p.m. http://www.lauelhistoricalsociety.org.

Memorial Walk to remember 9/11 victims – 10th anniversary event sponsored by Freestate Happy Wanderers Volksmarching Club, Sun., Sept. 11. Start between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m., and finish by 4 p.m., at Montpelier Mansion, 9650 Muirkirk Road. Both 5k and 10k trails are on natural surfaces and along residential sidewalks. Walkers will be given lanyards with names of those who died on 9/11. Cost to walk is $3 for adults, free for children. Contact Linda Hassell, 410-437-2164, wahasse@ix.netcom.com or kindfellow1@comcast.net, 301-717-3604. http://www.ava.org/clubs/freestate.

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Sept. 11 10th anniversary memorial ceremony — American Legion Post 60, Sun., Sept. 11, 12:30 p.m., 2 Main St. All members, veterans and public invited to attend. 301-725-2302.

Ten Year Remembrance and Tribute — Begins Wed., Sept. 8, and ends Oct. 2, Main Gallery, Columbia Art Center, 6100 Foreland Garth, Columbia. Multimedia group exhibition of 39 pieces by artists and veterans in the American Legion Auxiliary Creative Arts Program, selected by director of Washington Veterans Administration Medical Center. Many works for sale. Reception, Fri., Sept. 16, 6-8 p.m. Gallery open Monday-Thursday, 9:30 a.m.-9:30 p.m.; Friday, 9:30 a.m.-9 p.m.; Saturday, 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m.; and Sunday, noon-5 p.m. 410-730-0075. ColumbiaArtCenter.org.

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24-hour Walk of Remembrance — Join members of the greater University of Maryland community Sun., Sept. 11 and overnight in the Garden of Reflection and Remembrance, south side of Memorial Chapel, 1101 Memorial Chapel Drive. Those who lost their lives on 9/11 will be remembered by students, faculty, staff, alumni, community members and friends as they walk the recently installed labyrinth in the garden adjacent to Memorial Chapel. Each person's journey around the labyrinth will honor one individual; goal is to enlist 3,000 volunteers to walk. Walkers are assigned a person and provided a short biography or can identify a specific person they want to walk for. Musical interludes will be offered, and a candlelight overnight labyrinth walk will be held. For registration form, go to http://stampunion.umd.edu/sept11memorial/. For information, contact Ashley Venneman, venneman@umd.edu or Marsha Guenzler-Stevens, mguenzle@umd.edu.

Memorial Stair Climb and run/walk — Hosted by Prince George's County, Sun., Sept. 11, 9 a.m.-noon, Maryland Trade Center, Lockheed Martin Building, 7500 Greenway Center Drive, Greenbelt. Onsite registration opens at 7 a.m.; ceremony of remembrance is at 8 a.m.; and both the stair climb and run/walk start at 9:05 a.m. Stair climb is limited to firefighters and honors the 343 members of the New York City Fire Department who lost their lives at the World Trade Center. Others can participate in an untimed three-mile run/walk designed to equate to 110 stories, the height of the World Trade Center's twin towers. Fee is $25 per person, and all proceeds from both events go to the National Fallen Firefighter's Foundation. For firefighters' registration, go to http://www.firehero.org and click on stair climb. To register for the run/walk, go to http://www.regonline.com/stairclimb-11-md. A reception will follow the stair climb and run/walk at Greenbelt Volunteer Fire Department and Rescue Squad, 125 Crescent Road, Greenbelt.

Sept. 11 Memorial of Maryland — Dedication by Gov. Martin O'Malley, Sun., Sept. 11, 3 p.m., in front of Baltimore's World Trade Center, 401 E. Baltimore St. The memorial is a 22-foot-long artifact consisting of three twisted and torn amalgamated steel columns. http://www.maryland911memorial.org.

Pentagon Memorial — Open to the public 24 hours a day at 1 Rotary Road, on the west side of the Pentagon, in Arlington, Va. http://www.whs.mil/memorial.

Newseum — New exhibit on the FBI's role before and after 9/11. Free admission Sat., Sept. 10, and Sun., Sept. 11. Museum is located at 555 Pennsylvania Ave., N.W., Washington. http://www.newseum.org.

Sept. 11: Remembrance and Reflection — Through Sun., Sept. 11, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Smithsonian National Museum of American History, National Mall, 14th Street and Constitution Avenue. Close-up view of more than 50 objects recovered from the three sites where hijacked planes crashed on 9/11, including New York, The Pentagon and Shanksville, Pa., as well as recent acquisitions that relate to how American lives have changed since then. http://americanhistory.si.edu/september11/.

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