Celebrate the world’s largest movement to end cancer at Mall of America®
WHAT: The American Cancer Society and Mall of America will host the world’s largest movement to end cancer this Thursday, August 19th and Friday, August 20th in the Atrium at Mall of America.
` The two-day celebration will feature a first of its kind art installation created by volunteers growing to three stories tall adorned with painted butterflies. Each butterfly represents a person or place touched by cancer.
Guests can also enjoy many free family activities including a performance on Friday by Taboo of the Black Eyed Peas, and a Saturday morning jewelry Trunk Show in Macy’s featuring L.L. Cool J’s wife and cancer survivor, Simone I. Smith.
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VISUALS: Butterfly art installation
Guests enjoying festivities
Interviews with survivors and their families
Luminaria Ceremony in the Rotunda Friday at 10 p.m.
WHEN: Friday, August 19th – Saturday, August 20th, 2016
WHERE: Mall of America – Atrium north side
About Mall of America®
Mall of America (MOA) is the largest shopping and entertainment complex in North America. At 5.6 million square feet, MOA boasts more than 520 world-class retail stores and restaurants; Nickelodeon Universe, the nation’s largest indoor family theme park featuring 27 rides; SEA LIFE Minnesota Aquarium, home to sharks, sting rays and an amazing underwater tunnel; FlyOver America a 4D immersive flight adventure; Crayola Experience; Rainforest Care; Hard Rock Café; the nation’s longest indoor zip line and an 18-hole mini golf course.
The Mall, a top American tourist and vacation destination, opened in August of 1992 and is located in Bloomington, Minn., just minutes from downtown Minneapolis and St. Paul and adjacent to the MSP International Airport. Mall of America hosts more than 400 events annually, including concerts, book signings, celebrity meet-and-greets and community-focused cultural events. The Mall is also home to a 500-room Radisson Blu hotel, a 342-room JW Marriott hotel; office tower; grand entrance and more. Follow Mall of America on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, and visit our blog. Download the Mall of America app from the App Store for iOS or Google Play for Android.
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