The 16th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks will be remembered at memorials across Long Island, home to about 500 of the nearly 3,000 victims killed in the World Trade Center.
Vigils large and small will be held at local 9/11 memorial sites and other venues leading up to Monday, as well as during and after the exact times four hijacked planes crashed into the Twin Towers in Manhattan, the Pentagon in Washington, D.C. and a field in Shanksville, Penn.
What follows are more than a dozen events planned across Nassau and Suffolk counties:
Sunset Candlelight & Remembrance Ceremony
Eisenhower Park Parking Field 6, Hempstead Tpke., East Meadow. 6:30 p.m. Sept. 7.
9/11 Memorial Cruise
Meet at the Eisenhower Park 9/11 Memorial, then cruise to Cedar Beach. 9 a.m. Sept. 10.
Never Forget Concert
Cedar Beach Hut, Ocean Parkway, Babylon. 6 p.m. Sept. 10.
Hempstead Town unveils its permanent 9-11 memorial park in honor of the heroes of that fateful day. Town Park Point Lookout, Lido Blvd., Point Lookout. toh.li/events 7:30 a.m. Sept. 11.
Mary Jane Davies Green, Plandome Road, Manhasset. northhempsteadny.gov 8 a.m. Sept. 11.
Long Beach Recreation Center, Magnolia Boulevard, Long Beach. 8 a.m. Sept. 11.
H. Lee Dennison Building, 9/11 Memorial Site, 100 Veterans Memorial Hwy., Hauppauge. 8:30 a.m. Sept. 11.
Horton Hall, SUNY Farmingdale College, Farmingdale. calendar.farmingdale.edu 11 a.m. Sept. 11.
Garden of Remembrance, Virginia Avenue, Long Beach. 11 a.m. Sept. 11.
The remembrance ceremony is held at the site of the 9/11 memorial marker that bears the names of the 26 Hofstra alumni and one student who perished in 2001. Hofstra University Labyrinth, CV Starr Hall Courtyard, Hempstead. events.hofstra.edu 11 a.m. Sept. 11.
Day of Remembrance
Denton Green Park, 99 Nichols Ct., Hempstead. 12:30 p.m. Sept. 11.
Veteran’s Memorial Park, Islip Town Hall, 655 Main St., Islip. townofislip-ny.gov 5 p.m. Sept. 11.
Memorial Park, Lynbrook Village Hall, 1 Columbus Dr., Lynbrook. lynbrookvillage.net 6 p.m. Sept. 11.
Village Green memorial, Garden City. 7 p.m. Sept. 11.
Memorial Park behind East Rockaway Village Hall, 376 Atlantic Ave., East Rockaway. villageofeastrockaway.org 7 p.m. Sept. 11.
Moonlight Memorial Service
Gathering begins with Speakers and Music and ends with a Candlelight Labyrinth Walk. Common Ground at Rotary Park, between Gillette and Candee avenues, Sayville. 7 p.m. Sept. 11.
Mineola Memorial Park, Marcellus Road, Mineola. mineola-ny.gov 7 p.m. Sept. 11.
Tribute to The Victims
And salute to military and first responders. Center Mall at corner of West Park Avenue and Lafayette Boulevard, Long Beach. 7:30 p.m. Sept. 11.
Setauket Fire Department Station 3, Nicolls Road, Setauket. setauketfd.com 7:45 p.m. Sept. 11.
Church St., Malverne. malvernecommunity.com 8 p.m. Sept. 11.