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This weekend's events (Sept. 10-11)

 

■ Community: Airport Day

On Saturday (Sept. 10) from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., the Palo Alto Airport Association is holding its free Airport Day at 1925 Embarcadero Road in Palo Alto. Scheduled activities include tours, visits by various aircraft and flights for kids. Docents from the Palo Alto Junior Museum & Zoo will also bring birds of prey and speak about the birds' flight skills. For details, go to paloaltoonline.com.

■ Community: 9/11 Memorial

At 9 a.m. on Sunday (Sept. 11), some 2,900 flags will be placed in the grassy area at the corner of Newell and Embarcadero roads in Palo Alto as a memorial for the victims of the 9/11 attacks. A ceremony with music is also planned. Afterwards, participants will walk to the city's 9/11 memorial site at Eleanor Pardee Park, 851 Center Drive. Go to cityofpaloalto.org.

■ Music: Mozart's Requiem

As a memorial for the victims of 9/11, the singers of Schola Cantorum and other Bay Area choirs will perform Mozart's Requiem with an orchestra in the Stanford University Memorial Church at 1:30 p.m. on Sunday (Sept. 11). The concert is free and will be conducted by University Organist Robert Huw Morgan. Scheduled soloists are: soprano Christine Abraham, alto Malin Fritz Walrod, tenor Victor Floyd, and baritone Jeffrey Fields. Rev. Scotty McLennan, dean for religious life at Stanford, will preside over a service. Go to music.stanford.edu.

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