Sept. 11th Remembrance slated at Sanfordville Peace Wall Memorial

| 21 Feb 2012 | 10:49

    WARWICK-The Circle of Peace ("peace wall memorial"), located on the grounds of the Sanfordville Elementary School, will be open from 1:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 11th for anyone seeking a place to contemplate peace or to pay personal tribute to those affected by the events of 9-11-2001. There will be a period of silent reflection from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Visitors to the memorial will have the opportunity to dedicate a memorial stone (stones will be available). At 4 p.m., several area musicians will perform at the site. The program will begin with Christopher Walsh (FDNY, Pipes & Drum) playing the bagpipes. Warwick students will then play some instrumental selections. Musicians Richard Kimball (composer and pianist) and Lloyd McNeill (flutist) will play a personal tribute. Kofi Donkor, master drummer from Ghana, will lead a drumming circle from 6:30-7:30 p.m. The event will take place rain or shine. A tent and seating will be available. The Circle of Peace memorial was created by 3rd and 4th graders in response to 9-11 and is an expression of their hopes for a more peaceful and just world. Check www