Tuesday, September 6, 2011

hornell schedules september 11 events

Memorial services start Wednesday,  September 7, as Hornell Partners for Growth is hosting a Commemorative Patriot Day at 9 a.m. by the city clock on Main Street across from city hall.

Another event in Hornell is “The Guys,” a two-person play about the aftermath of the attacks when a journalist helps a fire chief write eulogies for eight fallen firefighters. The play is written by Anne Nelson, and will be performed over four days at the United Presbyterian Church of Hornell, 150 Main St.
Showings are at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday, September 8, 9, 10. Additional shows are scheduled for 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Admission is $10, with all proceeds benefiting firefighters’ charities.

An additional commemoration of the 10-year anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks is scheduled for 11 a.m. Friday at 71 Church St. Court, with Pat Harrison providing patriotic music. Lunch will also be served. Reservations can be set at (607) 324-0814.