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Sept. 11 anniversary events

Military Family Support Day

When: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. today.

Where: East parking lot at Cabela’s, 1600 Gateway Blvd. N.E., Lacey.

Includes: Food, activities for children, restored military vehicles and active-duty Strykers.

Sponsors: Created and sponsored by the Hawks Prairie Rotary Club and hosted by Cabela’s.

Interfaith Works event

What: Public event in response to hate crimes targeting Muslim Americans.

When: 7:30 p.m. today.

Where: Olympia Unitarian Universalist Congregation, 2300 East End St. N.W.

Includes: Readings and teachings from the Quran, led by leaders of the Islamic Center of Olympia; remarks from local clergy; and discussion about religious intolerance.

Dock of the Bay Blues Festival

When: Begins at 8 a.m. today and continues through Sunday.

Where: Westport Inn, 2501 N. Nyhus St., Westport.

Includes: Opening ceremonies start at 8 a.m. today at Northwest Harley-Davidson, 8000 Freedom Lane N.E., Lacey, where a U.S. flag will be presented by Joint Base Lewis-McChord Command Sgt. Maj. Frank Grippe to motorcycle club members. The flag will be transported to Westport by veterans who belong to the Marine Motorcycle Club and delivered to a Color Guard for presentation.

Admission: $15 for one day; $25 for two days; $10 for tonight’s dance; $35 for all events.

Online: www.westportblues.com.

Tumwater Community Day

When: A ceremony in memory of people who died in the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks begins at 10 a.m., followed by family activities and a discussion with Mayor Pete Kmet.

Where: Tumwater City Hall, 555 Israel Road S.W.

Includes: Free child car seat inspections, face painting and crafts, free bicycle helmets for children, document shredding.

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