9/11 Memorial events on Wednesday

What: Denver 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb. 343 firefighters from across Colorado climb 110 flights at a downtown Denver high-rise to remember the FDNY members.  

Where: Qwest Tower, 1801 California St., Denver, Colo.

When:  9 a.m.

Learn more: DenverStairclimb.com  

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What: 9/11 Stair Climb at Red Rocks Amphitheatre. West Metro Firefighters and the community will gather at Red Rocks Amphitheater in Morrison, Colorado to honor the people and events of 9/11, as well as supporting the families and foundations.

Who: West Metro Firefighters and the community

Where: Red Rocks Amphitheatre, Morrison, CO

When:  9 a.m.

Cost: $25 includes registration, donation to the National Fallen Firefighter Foundation, lunch, drinks, music and a t-shirt for the first 1,000 registrants.

Learn More: http://www.911stairclimb.com

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What: "Colorado Remembers 9/11: Looking at the Future of U.S. National Security." Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper will join U.S. Sen. Joe Lieberman, U.S. Rep. Jane Harman and Denver Mayor Michael B. Hancock to deliver remarks at the forum.

Where: June Swaner Gates Concert Hall in the Newman Center for the Performing Arts at the University of Denver, 2344 E. Iliff Ave., Denver.

When:  6:30 p.m.

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What: Arvada's 9/11 Day of Service.  The September 11th National Day of Service and Remembrance is the culmination of efforts originally launched in 2002 by the 9/11 nonprofit MyGoodDeed with wide support by the 9/11 community and leading national service organizations. This effort first established the inspiring tradition of engaging in charitable service on 9/11 as an annual forward-looking tribute to the 9/11 victims, survivors and those who rose up in service in response to the attacks.

How: Create and register a 9/11 volunteer project or look for an established project by logging onto http://www.serve.gov/ and going to the September 11th Initiative.

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What: Fort Carson Remembers 9/11. Fort Carson will honor those who gave their lives in the battle for freedom. A 9/11 Remembrance wreath-laying ceremony at 1 p.m. Wednesday at the World Trade Center memorial outside gate 1.

Where: Fort Carson, Colo. The memorial ceremony is open to the general public. Visitors are asked to use Gate 1, Fort Carson's main gate, located just off Highway 115. From there, visitors will be directed to parking and will not require access to Fort Carson. The main gate will close 15 minutes prior to the event and reopen only after the event is complete.

When: 1 p.m.

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What: North Metro Fire Rescue, Broomfield Police Department 9/11 CEREMONY. Free event, open to the public.

Where: Broomfield Amphitheater in Community Park.

When: 8 a.m.

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WHAT: Aurora Public Schools Remember 9/11. Students at Century Elementary and North Middle schools will celebrate the lives of the everyday heroes who protect them and remember those who lost their lives on September 11, 2001.

When & Where:

8:30 a.m. -- Century Elementary School, 2500 South Granby Way

10:30 am -- North Middle School, 12095 Montview Blvd.