YOU ARE HERE: LAT HomeCollections

Orange County

List of Scheduled Events

September 08, 2002

Public gatherings are planned throughout the region to mark the anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. Among those planned in Orange County:


Garden Grove: Crystal Cathedral, 12141 Lewis St. Services at 9:30 and 11 a.m. dedicated to the victims and heroes. Video presentation and unfurling of a giant flag.

Islamic Society of Orange County, 9752 E. 13th St., 5 p.m. Interfaith community prayer vigil in remembrance of victims and their families.

Huntington Beach: Walk for Hope, Bolsa Chica State Beach at 8 a.m.

Los Alamitos: Laurel Park, Katella Avenue and Bloomfield Street, starts 6 p.m. Concert on the Green, a color guard presentation as well as a performance by Elvis impersonator Raymond Michael.

Yorba Linda: Richard Nixon Library & Birthplace theater, 18001 Yorba Linda Blvd., 2 p.m. Concert by USC Trojan Marching Band. Doors open at 1 p.m.

Monday, Sept. 9

Irvine: Hyatt Regency Irvine, 17900 Jamboree Road, 7:15 p.m. An address, "9/11: One Year Later--Why America Is Losing the War!" by Dr. Yaron Brook, executive director of the Ayn Rand Institute, and Leonard Peikoff, founder of the institute.

Mission Viejo: Mission Viejo Masjid, 23581 Madero, 6 to 7:30 p.m. Interfaith community gathering.

Tuesday, Sept. 10

Yorba Linda: Richard Nixon Library & Birthplace theater, 18001 Yorba Linda Blvd., 3 p.m. keynote remarks from World Trade Center survivor Harry Waizer and Cmdr. Bradley Voight, director of the 1,500 Special Forces troops in Afghanistan.

Wednesday, Sept. 11

Anaheim: City Hall, 200 S. Anaheim Blvd., 8:30 a.m. Vigil hosted by City Council members and chaplains from the Police and Fire departments.

Anaheim United Methodist Church, 1000 S. State College Blvd., 7:30 p.m. Memorial service

Anaheim Hills: Toyon Park, Weir Canyon Road and Running Springs Drive, 6:30 p.m. Tree planting and presentation of memorial plaque. No candles allowed in the park for safety reasons, but participants may bring glow sticks.

Buena Park: St. Pius V Church, 7691 Orangethorpe Ave., noon. Non-denominational commemorative service sponsored by the city and the American Legion.

Christ Community Church, 6575 Crescent Ave., 7 p.m. Remembrance service.

Sequoia Athletic Club, 7350 Orangethorpe Ave., 7:30 to 9 p.m. Memorial with retired Israeli Gen. Shimon Erem and author and senior pastor of Lakewood Faith Community Church, Robert Morey.

Brea: Civic & Cultural Center, 1 Civic Center Circle, Plaza level at the flagpoles, 7:29 a.m. Ceremony with police and firefighters.

Costa Mesa: Arlington Theater, Orange County Fairgrounds, 88 Fair Drive, noon. Memorial service.

Fountain Valley: First Christian Church, 18110 Magnolia St., 7 p.m. Interfaith service.

Teal Circle cul-de-sac, 7 p.m. Block dinner tribute hosted by Teal Circle neighbors with candlelight roast beef-and-ham dinner. Call (714) 962-2974, $5 per couple.

Fullerton: First Evangelical Free Church of Fullerton, Brea Boulevard and Bastanchury Road, 7 to 8 p.m. Remembrance service in the plaza.

Fullerton College campus quad, 321 E. Chapman Ave., noon. "Reaffirmation of Freedom," with a flute-and-drumming group.

Rancho Fullerton Mobile Home Estates, 1201 W. Valencia Drive, 7 p.m. Community gathering; bring your own candle.

St. Paul Lutheran Church, 111 W. Las Palmas Drive, 7:15 p.m. Candlelight service.

Garden Grove: Crystal Cathedral, 12141 Lewis St. Church will be open all day for prayer.

St. Columban Catholic Church, 10801 Stanford Ave. Prayer service at 7:30 p.m. Leaders from the Jewish, Muslim, Christian and Buddhist faiths. Call (714) 282-3000.

Huntington Beach: Central Park bandstand, Goldenwest Street and Talbert Avenue, noon. Memorial service.

Golden West College Memorial Vigil, central quad area, 15744 Goldenwest St., 6:30 to 9 p.m. Candlelight vigil.

Irvine: Concordia University, Light of the Hills Chapel, 1530 Concordia West, 10:30 a.m. Convocation featuring Capt. Frank Ciampa, who served as a New York National Guard chaplain. At 7:30 p.m., Concordia University music department will hold a candlelight vigil and tribute. Call (949) 854-8002, Ext. 1372.

Heritage Park Lagoon, 4601 Walnut Ave., at Yale Avenue, 7 to 8:30 p.m. Candlelight vigil and memorial with music and patriotic readings. A food drive sponsored by the Sunrise Exchange Club and a flag disposal and collection will also be held.

Woodbridge Church courtyard, 5000 Barranca Parkway, 7 to 8 p.m. Candlelight remembrance service.

Laguna Nigel: Crown Valley Community Park, 29751 Crown Valley Parkway, 7 p.m. Candlelight vigil.

Laguna Woods: City Hall, 24264 El Toro Road, 9 a.m. Flag-lowering ceremony.

St. Nicholas Catholic Church, 24252 El Toro Road, Masses at 7 and 9 a.m. and 7:30 p.m.

Temple Judea, Berlin Sanctuary, 24512 Moulton Parkway, 7 p.m. Commemoration with Battalion Chief Greg Lusher of Fallbrook.

Lake Forest: Saddleback Valley Community Church, 1 Saddleback Parkway, services at noon and 7 p.m.

La Palma: Eternal Flame in front of La Palma Civic Center, 7822 Walker St., 6:30 p.m. Memorial ceremony.

Los Angeles Times Articles