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Things to do on September 11

The world changed significantly on Sept. 11, 2001, and in remembrance of that day, there are quite a few events going on in the Prescott all week long.

The Healing Field of Northern Arizona opened Friday, Sept. 4, and will stay open all week until Friday, Sept. 11.

Saturday Sept. 5, features the Prescott 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb at 11 a.m. at the Prescott Valley Event Center. The event takes place following the blessing of the Healing Field at 9 a.m., featuring a ceremony with bagpipe music.

Monday, Sept. 7, will see the Patriot Run 10k, 5k and Fun Run at the Prescott Valley Civic Center. Proceeds will benefit travel expenses for the Central Yavapai Fire honor Guard Members to pay respects to their fallen brethren. To register, visit www.facebook.com/patriotrun2015.

On Wednesday, Sept. 9, there will be a mid-week Patriotic Concert, with music by the Prescott POPS Symphony, and Candlelight Vigil starting at 6 p.m. at the Prescott Valley Civic Center Theatre on the Green.

Friday, Sept. 11, will feature the annual 9/11 Memorial Program at the Prescott Valley Civic Center, 7501 E. Civic Circle, Prescott Valley, 6:30 p.m. Honor those who lost their lives at the Prescott Valley Healing Field of Northern Arizona. There will be a ceremony with a backdrop of 3,000 American flags, police and Central Yavapai Fire Honor Guards, bagpipes and Deanna Austin, Assistant Professor of Global Security and Intelligence Studies at Embry-Riddle as keynote speaker. Austin was in the Pentagon during 9/11.

Also on Friday, Sept. 11, the "Darkness to Light" performance at Prescott Center for the Arts will have a portion to remember the events of Sept. 11, 2001.