Tucsonans are marking the 11th anniversary of the terrorist attacks on New York and Washington Tuesday in a variety of commemorations, ceremonies and displays.

The Tucson Fire Department held a ceremony. Listen to the highlights:

At Carrillo Magnet Intermediate School downtown, students were preparing a patriotism presentation open to the school community starting at 10 a.m.

At the Veterans Administration health Center, 3601 S. Sixth Ave., a U.S. flag display is on view all day. A flag display also is on view on the University of Arizona Mall in front of the Administration Building.

At Mountain View Retirement community, 7900 N. La Ca├▒ada Drive, residents were holding a party to honor first responders -- firefighters and police officers.