Here are 17 ways the Tampa Bay area is commemorating the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.
9/11 Heroes Run: Choose from a 5K run, a 5K ruck or a 10K run and pay tribute to the heroes of 9/11. Register at runsignup.com. $29.50-$42.50. 7:45 a.m. Saturday (Sept. 9). Al Lopez Park, 4810 N Himes Ave., Tampa. 813-274-8184.
Freedom Run: Run to Remember: A 5K run remembering those whose lives were changed by the events of 9/11. Free. 8-11 a.m. Saturday (Sept. 9). Brooksville-Tampa Bay Regional Airport, 15800 Flight Path Drive, Brooksville. 352-688-9622.
9/11 Ceremony: Dignitaries and service members honor those who lost their lives on 9/11 and observe the 22nd anniversary of National Day of Service and Remembrance. Free. 8:30 a.m. Saturday (Sept. 9). Zephyrhills Museum of Military History, 39444 South Ave. 352-206-1819.
Tunnel 2 Towers: 9/11 Tribute: Orange County Choppers observes the anniversary of 9/11 with the national anthem, an honor guard flag ceremony, bagpipes and drums, a bell ceremony, a moment of silence, music by the Big Brother Band and more. No cover. 11 a.m. Saturday (Sept. 9). OCC Road House and Museum, 10575 49th St. N, Clearwater. 727-231-1510.
9/11 Dinner and a Movie: Enjoy dinner and mingle with special forces teams. A screening of “12 Strong,” based on the Horse Soldiers special forces team sent to Afghanistan after the 9/11 attacks, follows dinner. $125. 6-10 p.m. Saturday (Sept. 9). Urban Stillhouse, 2232 Fifth Ave. S, St. Petersburg. 727-256-0821.
9/11 Never Forget: An 11-mile memorial ruck from the Ybor City memorial to the 9/11 memorial on Bayshore and back. Free. 8 a.m.-noon Sunday (Sept. 10). 9/11 Memorial, 1900 N 20th St., Tampa.
9/11 Ceremony and Panel Discussion: A ceremony honoring the lives lost on 9/11 is followed by a panel discussion with audience participation. Free. 10 a.m.-noon Sunday (Sept. 10). ArtsXchange, 515 22nd St. S, St. Petersburg. 727-256-0821.
9/11 Memorial Exhibit: Battle Buds and 1620 Marine present this exhibit, which pays tribute to the heroes and victims of 9/11. Free. Noon-3 p.m. Sunday (Sept. 10). Chill Cawfee, 3407 Lithia Pinecrest Road, Valrico. 813-324-9472.
9/11 Memorial Project: A memorial plaque will be placed for each of the 2,977 victims of the 2001 terrorist attacks. Free. 1 p.m. Sunday (Sept. 10). Tampa VA Network, 4202 E Fowler Ave., Tampa. 813-220-1657.
9/11 Remembrance: DJ dancing, raffles and a silent auction to benefit care packages for American troops. 1-4 p.m. Sunday (Sept. 10). Widow Fletcher’s, 4927 U.S. 19, New Port Richey. 727-756-0600.
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9/11 Memorial Walk: Join Pinellas Suncoast Fire and Rescue for a 3.43-mile memorial walk from City Hall to Indian Rocks Beach and back. Free. 8 a.m. Monday (Sept. 11). Belleair Beach Community Center/Town Hall, 444 Causeway Blvd.
9/11 Fallen Heroes Memorial: Take a self-guided tour of the arrangement of flowers, statues and signs dedicated to the heroes of 9/11. Free. 8 a.m.-7 p.m. Monday (Sept. 11). 1900 N 20th St., Tampa.
City of Gulfport 9/11 Commemoration: Join the city of Gulfport to remember 9/11. Free. 8:30 a.m. Monday (Sept. 11). Gulfport Casino, 5500 Shore Blvd. S. 727-893-1118.
9/11 Remembrance Celebration: The sheriff and fire department honor the military with the presentation of colors, music, prayers. patriotic artwork by schoolchildren and a military vehicle display. Free. 8:30 a.m. Monday (Sept. 11). Sims Park, 5547 Main St., New Port Richey.
9/11 Day of Remembrance Ceremony: This remembrance ceremony pays tribute to the victims and honors the survivors of Sept. 11, 2001. Free. 8:45-10 a.m. Monday (Sept. 11). Patriot Park, 424 150th Ave., Madeira Beach.
Patriot Day: 9/11 Memorial: Join Veteran Services in front of the UP Building to place flags in memory of the 9/11 attacks. Free. 9:15-10 a.m. Monday (Sept. 11). St. Petersburg College Seminole Campus, 9200 113th St. N. 727-394-6111.
Protecting the President on 9/11: Col. Mark W. Tillman, the commander and pilot for Air Force One, shares the unknown backstory of what happened in the cockpit of Air Force One on 9/11. Free. 10 a.m. Wednesday (Sept. 13). Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall, 777 N Tamiami Trail, Sarasota. 800-826-9303.