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April 2001

Apr 24, 2001
Project Mother's Day for Stark Raven Mad Participants
Enthusiasts going to this event are encouraged to bring a Mother's Day card for Holiday World's matriarch Pat Koch.

Apr 16, 2001
IAAPA Returns to Orlando for Annual Industry Trade Show
IAAPA Orlando 2001 is the largest show for the industry and will be held Nov. 14-17 in Central Florida.

Apr 13, 2001
Bonfante Gardens Theme Park Sets Opening Date
Northern California's new and highly anticipated theme park will open to the public in mid-June.

Apr 13, 2001
Unisys Family Fun Runs to Benefit Arthritis Foundation
The event to be held at Six Flags Over Georgia offers something for everyone on Sunday, May 6th.

Apr 13, 2001
AstroWorld to Host 12th Annual Senior High Physics Day
High school seniors will learn the fundamentals of physics at Six Flags on Friday, April 20.

Apr 13, 2001
Dorney Park to Host Summer Job Fair On May 17
Earn some extra cash and enjoy the benefits of working in a park with a job this summer at Dorney Park.

Apr 12, 2001
Senior Job Fair April 16 at Six Flags Darien Lake
Seniors find convenience, satisfaction and flexibility in seasonal work at Six Flags Darien Lake.

Apr 12, 2001
Six Flags AstroWorld Hosts "EGGStrvaganza" Sunday
The 2nd annual biggest, greatest Easter egg hunt will take place at the park on Sunday, April 15.

Apr 12, 2001
Nitro Delivers Power and Finesse at Great Adventure
Six Flags Great Adventure debuted their 12th roller coaster, the third one designed by Bolliger & Mabilard.

Apr 11, 2001
Six Flags America Opens Earlier Than Ever
The local answer to Spring Break is with a new Spring Break Sneak Peak at Six Flags.

Apr 9, 2001
Cedar Point to Open Johnny Rockets Restaurant at Park
Cedar Point will be the first and only amusement park to offer the famed Johnny Rockets experience.

Apr 4, 2001
Prime Time at Astroworld Exclusively For Passholders
Season passholders and catered outing guests gain access to the park one hour before the general public.

Apr 4, 2001
2001 Season To Deliver New Thrills at Great Adventure
New this year Nitro, the extreme thrill coaster, Fast Lane ride reservations and Free Safari for all.

Apr 4, 2001
Student to Travel The World to Study Coaster Design
A senior at Harvey Mudd College was awarded a fellowship to study international roller coaster design.

Apr 2, 2001
New Theme Park Takes Shape in Gilroy, California
Bonfante Gardens, Northern California's newest theme park is scheduled to open in late-May.

Apr 2, 2001
Disneyland Resort Welcomes 450 Millionth Guest
San Antonio resident treated to special day and is given a liftime pass to The Happiest Place on Earth.

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