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9/9: Freedom Run

Run for a cause - to honor the heroes and victims of 9/11



    9/9: Freedom Run

    RUN IN REMEMBERANCE: To honor the lives lost nine years ago on Sept. 11, 2001; the Dallas Association of Young Lawyers organized Freedom Run.  This run allows the people of Dallas unite to pay tribute to the men and women of those tragic events. The 5K run/one mile walk takes place at the Dallas City Hall Plaza at 6:30 p.m. You may not know what you did yesterday, but you remember where you were when you heard about the 9/11 attacks. Today lace up, dress in red, white, and blue, and run for those people you never knew and their families. Visit FreedomRun for further details.

    AUTISM AWARENESS: Take a trip to Cowtown Coliseum for the day (before the big run tonight) to support autism study. The three-day September kick-off event for Roundup for Autism begins in true cowboy fashion with a Ranch Sorting Competition lasting from 8 a.m. until 8 p.m. Roundup for Autism raises funds benefitting autism research at the Autism Treatment Centers of Texas (ATC). The three-day festivities include a parade at the Fort Worth Stockyards and rodeo at the Cowtown Coliseum on Friday, ending with a black tie ball at Fairmont Hotel – Dallas on Saturday night. There may be some celebrity cowboy sightings, if you stop and take a look around all of the good-natured fundraising. Go country for a cause and click here for all the deets.

    BRING IT, LUDWIG: At the Dallas Symphony Orchestra there is such a conductor who receives standing ovations from every corner and tears froma distance - tonight he conducts the work of Beethoven (cue dramatic music now). Jaap van Zweden received his training at Julliard and became a part of the Dallas Symphony after a guest appearance in 2006. Tonight, van Zweden will be adding his own commanding personality to his Beethoven’s Symphony No. 3 and Symphony No. 5.  performances.  Curtain call is at 8 p.m. 

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