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Posted: Tuesday, September 11, 2007 1:21 am | Updated: 6:08 pm, Fri Oct 7, 2011.

Events recognizing the sixth anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks:

CHANDLER

• A Sept. 11 remembrance hosted by the American Legion in the garden of Mathew B. Juan Post 35, 2240 W. Chandler Blvd., is scheduled for 7 p.m. today. The event will include placing a ceremonial wreath to commemorate postwar fighters now deceased, a candle lighting, and rifle squad salute and taps by the post’s honor guard.

• Chandler Harley-Davidson along with the Tilted Kilt in Tempe hosts “Bike Night” in support of Freedom Is Not Free, a foundation that aids wounded soldiers, their families, and the families of those killed. The event will be at Tilted Kilt pub, 660 W. Warner Road, from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. today.

The Choir Boys United Fund for Fallen Survivors, which aids surviving family members of fallen brothers and sisters of the law enforcement community, is another benefactor of the event.

GILBERT

• A flag raising and moment of silence will be conducted 8 a.m. today at the town’s public safety complex, 55 E. Civic Center Drive.

TEMPE

• The fourth annual Healing Field at Tempe Beach Park concludes today.

Nearly 3,000 flags are displayed in memory of those who lost their lives in the attacks in New York, the Washington, D.C., area and Pennsylvania.

The park, at Mill Avenue and Rio Salado Parkway, will be open for quiet reflection beginning at 8 a.m. The commemoration will conclude with a candlelight vigil with music, singing, prayer and speakers at 7 p.m.

MESA

• A Sept. 11 tribute during a National Assisted Living Week ceremony at the Citadel Assisted Living Community is set for 10:30 a.m. today at 520 S. Higley Road. Mayor Keno Hawker will remember the events of Sept. 11 and acknowledge the heroism of the New York Police Department.

PHOENIX

• A memorial will take place 9 a.m. today at the Phoenix Fire Administration Building, 150 S. 12th St. Mayor Phil Gordon will lay a wreath around the firefighter bell in the lobby, fire Chief Bob Khan and public safety manager Jack Harris will speak, Father Carl Carlozzi will say a prayer, and police and fire honor guards will be present as bagpipes play patriotic music.

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