Local events will commemorate the anniversary of Sept. 11, 2001

Local events will commemorate the anniversary of Sept. 11, 2001

The following events are planned to recall the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11 a year ago. For a rundown of religion-based programs, please see the pages in the Faith section.

Agoura Hills youth present community tribute Sept. 8

at Canyon Club

Oak Woods Vocal Academy students, led by artistic director Ilona Todd, will present a musical community tribute to the victims and survivors of the Sept. 11 attacks at 5 p.m. Sun., Sept. 8 at the Canyon Club, Agoura Hills.

Joining the young singers on stage will be dancers from Agoura’s California Dance Theatre "in an upbeat salute to all Americans."

Proceeds will be distributed between the F.D.N.Y. Widows and Orphans Fund and the local nonprofit Kids Who Kare. A raffle and silent auction will further assist in the fundraising effort.

Tickets are $15 general admission or $25 for general admission and the benefit CD recording "Do You Believe in People?" written by Todd in response to the Sept. 11 attacks. Her song was recorded by Oak Woods Vocal Academy students ages 7-19 and the CDs were sold by Kids Who Kare last fall to help the orphans of Sept. 11 victims in New York City.

To purchase tickets, please call the Canyon Club at (818) 879-5016. For more information about the performance, please call JulieAnn at (818) 865-9922.

Reagan Library hosts Sept. 11 memorial breakfast

The public is invited to attend a community gathering from 6:45 to 8:30 a.m. Wed. Sept. 11 at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum, 40 Presidential Drive, Simi Valley "to celebrate America’s enduring tradition of freedom" in a memorial breakfast paying tribute to "the heroes of September 11th," according to Mark Burson, Reagan Foundation Executive Director. The program, co-sponsored by California Lutheran University in Thousand Oaks, includes involvement from the Ventura County Fire and Police Departments.

Admission to the "Remembrance, Reflection and Reaffirmation" Memorial Breakfast is $3 and includes a continental breakfast. Reservations are required and can be made by calling (805) 522-2977.

Special tribute to Sept. 11

heroes at Gardens of the World Community Park

The Hogan Family Foundation and the city of Thousand Oaks will present "A Tribute to Heroes…in Remembrance of Sept. 11" from 5 to 7 p.m. Wed., Sept. 11 at Gardens of the World Community Park, 2001 Thousand Oaks Blvd., Thousand Oaks.

The public is invited to attend. Parking will be available at the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, located directly opposite the Gardens.

Among those making appearances will be Chaplain Rev. Daniel L. Green; Andy Fox, Mayor Pro Tem of T.O. and a battalion chief with the L.A. Fire Department; and representatives from the Ventura County Fire Protection District, Ventura County Sheriff’s Department, Thousand Oaks Police Department. Music will be provided by the Air National Guard Band and the Channelaire Chorus.

For more information, please call (805) 557-1135.

Calabasas Channel presents special programming Sept. 11

Amid a day of special programming on community safety, tributes to America and a look back at how the events of Sept. 11 affected those in the community, CTV, the government access channel for the city of Calabasas, will go silent. At 9:11 a.m. and 9:11 p.m., CTV will observe a minute of silence to remember those who lost their lives on Sept. 11 and to honor those who participated in the rescue efforts in the weeks that followed.

Two other programs are scheduled to play on Sept. 11 and throughout the month of September on CTV. "Your City, Your Issues," hosted by John Loesing, focuses on how the community has changed as a result of Sept. 11 and how Calabasas has prepared for potential future emergencies.

Also playing will be "Americana," a musical tribute to America by the fifth graders of Bay Laurel Elementary School.

CTV is available to cable subscribers on Channel 3 in the city of Calabasas.

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