There are several events going on Thursday to commemorate the 13th anniversary of the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks. 

As a result of the 9/11 attacks, the President declared Thursday as Patriots Day and a National Day of Service and Remembrance.

Here are a few of the local events planned for our area on 9/11.

Absecon Community Affairs committee and the city’s 9-11 Memorial Founders Committee are hosting their annual 9-11 Tribute at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 10. The event will be held at Absecon Public Saftey Park.

The Longport American Legion Post 469 will hold  a memorial ceremony Thursday, Sept. 11 at 9:11 AM at the 9-11 Memorial Tree at Thomas B. Reed Park.

The Margate City Fire Department will hold a tribute ceromony on Thursday, September 11, at the Margate City Fire Department, Ventnor and Washington avenues. The ceromony will begin at 10 AM.

Atlantic City will hold a  9-11 memorial, 10 a.m., Boardwalk and Jackson Avenue, near Ventnor.

Somers Point Patriot Day Service, 8:30 a.m. on Septemebr 11th, at  Patriot Park on Bethel Road and Veteran Way.

Ocean City will hold a National September 11th Commemoration Ceremony, 7 p.m. at the Sixth Street firehouse.

Cape May 9/11 Remembrance Momnet, 6:15 p.m. at the Kiwanis Club of Greater Cape May, Cape May Cove located at end of Promenade.