Veterans Park 9/11 Tribute
The observance begins at 11 a.m. at Veterans Park, 3841 Balfour Road in Brentwood, and features special remarks by Mayor Bob Taylor. Local veterans, students, police and firefighters will gather to remember and mark the 10th anniversary of the momentous events of Sept. 11, 2001.
Remember 9/11 Memorial Walk
The fifth annual Remember 9/11 Memorial Walk will be held at 4 p.m. in the Somersville Towne Center’s parking lot (near Sears Auto) in Antioch. Attendees will hear from first responders: fire, police and veterans, and pre- and post-walk music will be provided by the Jessica Caylan Band. The walk is approximately 1½ miles in length.
East Contra Costa Historical Society
The ECCHS Museum’s annual barbecue runs from 2 to 6 p.m. at the Byer-Nail House Museum, 3890 Sellers Ave. (between Sunset and Chestnut streets) in Brentwood. Opening ceremonies begin at 2 p.m.; a barbecue tri-tip dinner is served at 4 p.m.
The event begins with a special commemoration of the terrorist attack in 2001, followed by docent-led museum tours, a photo contest, horseshoeing and spinning wheel, and special displays, exhibits and live music. Tickets are $20 for adults and $10 for children 6-12. Admission is free for children under 6. Tickets may be purchased by calling Shirley McCall at 925-634-4049.