Lights memorializing the twin towers are tested in New York Thursday night. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz
Lights memorializing the twin towers are tested in New York Thursday night. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

Several events are scheduled around San Diego Friday to observe the 14th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks, including a ceremony at the USS Midway Aircraft Carrier Museum.

The Midway event is set for 2:30 p.m. and will include guest speakers from the San Diego Police Department and Fire-Rescue Department. A pair of fire helicopters are schedule to make a fly-by and the U.S. Border Patrol will fire a 21-gun salute.

In other remembrance events:

  • Children at Sunnyside Elementary School will honor military, police officers, firefighters and other local heroes with a pancake breakfast and fundraising run beginning at 7 a.m., 5430 San Miguel Road, Bonita.
  • A visiting memorial that includes a 720-pound hunk of debris from the World Trade Center South Tower and other displays will be available for viewing beginning at 8 a.m., with a ceremony at 6 p.m., Vince Ross Square, Main and Alvarado streets, Fallbrook.
  • Sen. Joel Anderson, R-El Cajon, will host an observance featuring area elected officials, community leaders and first responders in the Grossmont College Main Quad, 8800 Grossmont College Drive, El Cajon.

City News Service contributed to this article.

Chris Jennewein

Chris Jennewein is Editor & Publisher of Times of San Diego.