—FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE—
JAMAICA, New York (July 27, 2011) – The Islamic Circle of North America issued a press release today announcing the official launch of Muslim Family Day 2011, to be held at theme parks in 10 cities nationwide.
“The Islamic Circle of North America kick started Muslim Family Day 2011 in Chicago, IL on July 16, with an incredibly successful event attended by hundreds. With the holy month of Ramadan right around the corner, ICNA has announced dates and locations for the remaining Muslim Family Day events, which will be held in celebration of Eid Al-Fitr across the United States.
Over the past ten years, Muslim Family Day has become an incredibly popular event amongst the Muslim community, with over 50,000 people attending the event at venues across the country. The event was first held in 2000 at Six Flags Great Adventure in Jackson, NJ, and has since expanded to numerous locations. In addition to Chicago, this year Muslim Family Day will be held in the following cities:
• Albany, NY (September 3)
• Buffalo, NY (September 3)
• Los Angeles, CA (September 3)
• San Francisco, CA (September 3)
• Springfield, MA (September 3)
• Dallas, TX (September 5)
• Jackson, NJ (September 10)
• Washington, DC (September 16)
• Atlanta, GA (October 15)
ICNA invites you and your families for a day of fun unlike any other. For tickets and further information visit www.muslimfamilyday.com.”
Today marks the 20th anniversary of the tragic events of September 11, 2001. It serves as both a reminder of one of the most traumatizing occurrences to unfold on American soil and as a testimony to the resilience of every community living here in America.