A Survivor’s view of the day and the aftermath Sept. 23

OWLS HEAD — Lynn Tierney was the Deputy Fire Commissioner of the Fire Department of New York City on 9/11. Nearly killed in the collapse, she went on to help New York City and the Fire Department through the aftermath. Tierney will talk about the attack, collapse and how the Fire Department of New York City carried on after losing 343 members.

The talk highlights firefighters who are credited with rescuing 25,000 people.

The event will be held at the Diane and Stephen Nelson’s home, 86 Lucia Beach Road, Thursday, Sept. 23, at 4 p.m. Rain date is Thursday, Sept. 30, at 4 p.m. Bring a chair or blanket and a sweater, as the location is right on the water.

RSVP’s appreciated to owlsheadvillagelibrary@gmail.com. Simple refreshments will be served. Donations welcomed.

Annual Recovery Rally to be held Sept. 26

ROCKLAND — The Coastal Recovery Community Center, in conjunction with Mid-Coast Recovery Coalition and other recovery organizations in Knox county, is hosting the fourth annual Recovery Rally, Sunday, Sept. 26, from 1 to 3 p.m. at 11 White St.

Supporters of all recovery organizations gather to celebrate recovery victories and mourn those lost to addiction. It is a time to stand together to bring attention to and reduce the stigma surrounding substance abuse disorder. All paths and all ages can gather at the event.

Interacting with Wabanaki Maine History Oct. 1

VIRTUAL — On Friday, Oct. 1, from 6 to 8 p.m., Wabanaki REACH will offer a community program titled, “Interacting with Wabanaki Maine History,” via Zoom. The program is hosted by The Dancing Elephant and open to the public by donation. Registration is required to receive the Zoom link (rocklandyoga.com/upcoming-events).

The two-hour program is an interactive experience where leaders and participants engage in a story of events in the history of colonization of Wabanaki people by Europeans in Maine. This requires full participation to increase understanding of colonization and what it means for current descendants and future generations.

The Oct. 1 program will be followed a second offering, Healing Begins with Truth: Understanding Colonization Friday, Nov. 5.

The mission of Wabanaki REACH is to support self-determination of Wabanaki people through education, truth-telling, restorative justice and restorative practices in Wabanaki and Maine communities. For more information, visit mainewabanakireach.org.

For more information and to register, visit rocklandyoga.com/upcoming-events or contact Rachel at rachel@rocklandyoga.com or 594-1694.