DENVER -- Several local events are scheduled this weekend to commemorate the 15th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks which killed 2,977 people in New York, Pennsylvania and Washington D.C in 2001.
The Aurora Police and Fire Departments and Military Honor Guard will hold a ceremony noon Saturday at the Colorado Freedom Memorial located at 756 Telluride Street.
From 12:30 p.m. until 1:30 p.m. the public will be allowed to view and photograph steel pieces from the World Trade Center Twin Tower.
North Metro Fire Rescue District, the Broomfield Police Department and the City and County of Broomfield will hold a memorial ceremony at 8 a.m. Sunday in the Amphitheater in Community Park.
A man who lost his brother in the attacks and another man who narrowly missed being in the attack on the World Trade Center will speak at the event.
During that time, people may view a beam that was once part of the World Trade Center Towers.
At 3 p.m., the Honor Guard will open a ceremony honoring those who died.
The station is located off of College Avenue, at 2000 Mathews St., in Fort Collins.
University of Northern Colorado students and alumni, the First Congregational Church of Greeley choir, Greeley Central and Loveland High School choirs will host a memorial concert at 7:30 p.m. Sunday in the auditorium at Greeley Central High School, 1515 14th Ave. in Greeley.
A suggested donation for the event is $10.
Voices of September 11th is hosting the concert. The organization addresses the long-term needs of those impacted by the attacks and helping communities prepare for, respond to, and recover from other acts of mass violence.
Members of the Young Americans for Freedom will set up 2,977 American Flags at Highlands Ranch High School Saturday afternoon.
The flags will be on display through Monday afternoon.