Red Bank-area residents will mark the 20th anniversary of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on America with memorial events Saturday.
Borough officials will host a Patriot Day observance at 11 a.m. in Riverside Gardens Park, on West Front Street, the site of markers memorializing local victims (seen above).
Residents are invited to join community leaders, members of the clergy, students and others to commemorate the loss of life. Social distancing and masks are recommended.
Afterward, Red Bank Elks Lodge #233 , located next door to the park, will offer light refreshments to all.
The Monmouth County Park System will host a memorial ceremony at Mount Mitchill Scenic Overlook, Atlantic Highlands, the site of the county’s 9/11 Memorial, at 8 a.m., rain or shine.
The memorial honors 147 men and women who were born, raised in or residing in Monmouth County when they lost their lives in the terrorist attacks.
All are welcome but parking is limited.