As released by the World Affairs Council of Harrisburg:

The Turkish Cultural Center of Pennsylvania will hold the city’s first open-air, interfaith Iftar, or fast-breaking dinner, at 7:30 p.m.-10:30 p.m. Friday, July 18, 2014 at Kunkel Plaza on the Riverfront.

Members of Mayor Eric Papenfuse’s Interfaith Advisory Council will participate in the event that will feature Turkish food and exhibitions. The Center is constructing a big tent to welcome people to the dinner festivities during the month of Ramadan on the Islamic calendar when Muslims fast all day.

“We are holding this dinner as a gift to the Harrisburg community,” said Sait Onal, President of the Turkish Cultural Center, which recently move into new offices on the 7t floor of 500 N. Third St., Harrisburg. the Mayor as well as local, county and state officials participated in the ribbon-cutting in June to open the center in Harrisburg.

“We are hoping the public will come out and enjoy the great food and hospitality.”

For more information, contact Sait Onal at [email protected]

Tara Leo Auchey

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