Tom Smart, Deseret News
Volunteers set up flags for the 2015 Utah Healing Field south of Sandy City Hall.

SANDY — More than 3,000 flags will fly in a solemn formation in front of City Hall, 10000 Centennial Parkway, honoring the victims of the 9/11 terrorist attacks as the Utah Healing Field continues a local tradition that began in 2002.

On Thursday, volunteers will meet at 5:30 p.m. on the lawn of the promenade south of City Hall to post the flags, and the free display will be open to the public Friday through Monday.

On Saturday, between 11 a.m. and 7 p.m., there will be K-9 demonstrations by local police forces, and food trucks will be on hand between 3 and 8 p.m.

Sunday’s program begins at 5:30 p.m. with a presentation of colors by the Mission Volant Sky Divers and the Utah Army Reserve. Alex Boye will perform, and Stan Elsworth, the host of television’s “American Ride” will address the crowd. The Salt Lake City Mass Choir, a diverse multigenerational singing group, will also perform.

The Utah Healing Field is also raising funds for Labs for Liberty, a Utah foundation that trains and places Labrador retrievers with veterans who have post-traumatic stress disorder.

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