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9/11 remembrance events planned in Montgomery County

Sept. 11 marks 20 years since terrorists attacked the U.S.

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Montgomery County's 9/11 memorial pays tribute to the 11 county residents who died in the Sept. 11, 2001, attack on the Pentagon.

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Saturday marks two decades since the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks on the United States.

Events in Montgomery County will honor the thousands of lives lost that day and the service of first responders.

• Montgomery County, city of Rockville

Montgomery County and Rockville officials will hold a ceremony remembering those who died 20 years ago.

It will be at 11 a.m. at Courthouse Square Park at Maryland Avenue and West Montgomery Avenue in Rockville on Friday.

• Kensington Volunteer Fire Department

The Kensington Volunteer Fire Department will host an event on Saturday at 10625 Connecticut Ave. in Kensington at 11 a.m.

There will be multiple speakers, a presentation by a color guard and music. It will be live streamed here.

• Bethesda resident, victim fund leader to speak to synagogue

Ken Feinberg of Bethesda, who has gained national attention for his work to secure settlements and money for victims of traumatic events, including 9/11 victims, will speak to a synagogue in Chevy Chase.

Feinberg, first special master of the September 11 Victim Compensation Fund, will speak with Rabbi Corey Helfand and Ohr Kodesh Congregation members on Saturday at 11:30 a.m. about 9/11 and his work. Helfand will lead a Q&A session, too.

It will be in the sanctuary at 8300 Meadowbrook Lane in Chevy Chase, and live streamed here.

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If you know of another public Montgomery County event to add to this list, let us know at editorial@bethesdamagazine.com.