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Written by Wendy L  |  09. September 2013

In memory of those lost on 9/11, take part in the various memorial ceremonies taking place on Long Island! There’s also a special digital art exhibit to enjoy at Art League of Long Island and various film screenings, including Mannequin, Don Carlo and Mud. Our Lady Of Lourdes Church Italian Feast also takes place through Sept. 15. Check out the details below!

MONDAY – SEPTEMBER 9, 2013

Who: SparkBoom Digital Art Exhibit At Art League of Long Island
Info: Enjoy an exhibition of digital art. The exhibit runs through Oct. 7.
Cost: Free Event
Time & Place: 9AM to 4PM at Art League of Long Island, 107 E. Deer Park Road, Dix Hills – (631) 462-5011  

Who: Oyster Bay 9-11 Memorial Ceremony
Info: This memorial ceremony will take place on the bayside of Tobay Beach, a direct line to where the Twin Towers once stood. A memorial monument is also inscribed with the names of Town of Oyster Bay residents who lost their lives on Sept. 11, 2001. The memorial also features a steel beam recovered from the World Trade Center. The event includes a candlelight vigil, vocal performances, bagpipe music and religious readings. The names of those lost will also be read.
Cost: Free Event
Time & Place: 7PM at Tobay Beach, Wantagh – (516) 797-7900

TUESDAY – SEPTEMBER 10, 2013

Who: Mannequin Playing At The Patio, Freeport Inn & Marina
Info: It’s a movie night at The Patio. Enjoy a screening of the 1987 film Mannequin, starring Andrew McCarthy and Kim Cattrall.
Cost: Free For Customers
Time & Place: Sunset at The Patio, Freeport Inn & Marina, 445 S. Main Street, Freeport – (516) 623-2980

Who: Don Carlo Playing At Plaza Cinema & Media Arts Center
Info: It’s Verdi’s ultimate drama starring opera greats Ferruccio Furlanetto, Stuart Neill, Fiorenza Cedolins, and Dolora Zajick. The film is sung in Italian with English subtitles.
Cost: $20, $15 For Students
Time & Place: 6PM at Plaza Cinema and Media Arts Center, 20 Terry Street, Patchogue – (631) 438-0083

WEDNESDAY – SEPTEMBER 11, 2013

Who:  Commemorative Presentation Of 9/11 Sculpture At Pratt Park
Info: The Glen Cove Chamber of Commerce is dedicating the Commemorative Presentation of 9/11 Sculpture to the Glen Cove Firefighters. The event is held adjacent to the fire house.
Cost: Free Event
Time & Place: 6:30PM at Pratt Park, Glen Cove – (516) 676-6666

Who: The Common Ground Memorial Service
Info: This memorial gathering will honor the lives lost on that tragic day. The schedule of events include Pastor Gary Brinn, vocalist Michelle O’Keefe, Sean Barry on bagpipes, musical group The Reflections, vocalist Rick Magnani, St. Ann’s Choir and Labyrinth Walk. Bring your own chair for seating comfort.
Cost: Free Event
Time & Place: 7PM to 8PM at The Common Ground, Rotary Park Between Candee and Gillete Avenue, Sayville – (631) 459-6603  

THURSDAY – SEPTEMBER 12, 2013

Who: Mud Showing At Connetquot Public Library
Info:  Enjoy a screening of the 2012 film with Matthew McConaughey. It tells the story of two young boys encountering a fugitive and forming a pact to help him evade the bounty hunters on his trail and to reunite him with his true love.
Cost: Free Event
Time & Place: 2PM at Connetquot Public Library, 760 Ocean Avenue, Bohemia – (631) 567-5079

Who: Our Lady Of Lourdes Church Italian Feast
Info: Enjoy a feast complete with amazing Italian food, rides and games.
Cost: Free Event
Time & Place: 7PM to 10PM at School Grounds, Hunter Avenue, West Islip  

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