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'A joyous time': Eid Festival to mark end of Ramadan

The Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama`at event runs Saturday from 2 to 5 p.m. at 4073 4th Line in Cookstown

Residents and community members are invited to join the Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama`at Eid Festival with elected officials and local dignitaries at 4073 4th Line in Cookstown on Saturday, April 20 from 2 to 5 p.m.

“We are inviting all members of the Innisfil community to attend the unique Eid festival hosted by the Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama`at,” said Hassaan Shahid, a member of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama`at Innisfil. “Community members will be able to enjoy festivities, have a special meal and experience a cultural bazaar, while learning about shared values with the Ahmadiyya Muslim community.”

When asked about the Eid Festival, Shahid explained that “Eid celebrates the end of the month of Ramadan, during which Muslims fast from sunrise to sunset. It’s a joyous time as family and friends gather and enjoy meals and festivities together, while engaging in prayers and worship of God.”

In addition to South Asian cuisine, a bazaar featuring a variety of vendors with items including but not limited to, henna art, jewellery, and cultural scarves will be available.

As a family-friendly event, complimentary food will be provided and a bounce castle will be onsite for children.

Reserve a spot for this free event by filling out this Google form.


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