The Largest Outdoor Muslim Gathering at NJ Six Flags
Two days of Eid Celebrations at SixFlags Great Adventure Park...It was Muslim Youth Day at Great Adventure in Jackson, New Jersey..
EBRU News —It was the first time that this day fell during Eid-al-Fitr, the festival that ends the daytime fast during the month of Ramadan. More than 20,000 attended Muslim Youth Day, which expanded to two days because of its coincidence with Eid. The Islamic Circle of North America requested the day as a celebration for end of Ramadan, a Muslim religious observance in which participating Muslims fast from dawn until sunset. Source Article
One in every 10 American girls is a girl scout , about 2.6 million girls. The number has remained pretty steady for decades, but in the last few years it has been Hispanic, Asian and ''immigrant'' girls who have accounted for the organization growth. Source Video & Article
A woman hugs her child after taking the oath of citizenship to become an American citizen during a U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services ceremony in Mount Vernon, Virginia, May 21, 2007.(Jim Young/Reuters)
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Muslim Youth Day at Great Adventure coincides with holiday for first time
Here is press coverage by HomeNews & Tribune of New Jersey.
JACKSON —Ashfaq Parkar of Franklin, Somerset, has been taking his 11-year-old daughter, Zahraa, to Muslim Youth Day at Six Flags Great Adventure since its inception eight years ago.
This year, the Parkars, including 4-year-old Hadiya, will have even more to celebrate. For the first time, Muslim Youth Day on Wednesday, Oct. 1 and Thursday, Oct. 2 coincide with Eid-ul-Fitr, the festival that ends the daytime fast throughout the Islamic month of Ramadan. Source Article
Each Friday, children's learning program is held by MCNA.
This activity having interactive discussions focuses on developing leadership and morals in young children. This two hour weekly program has now reached full enrollment, Alhamdulillah. Muslim Children of North America (MCNA) is a division of ICNA, managed by the Sisters. The young children of ages up to 14 can become member of the MCNA.
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