Ahlan Wasahlan Dec 2014

Beneficial Announcements for Dec 2014
Malik Academy Needing Funds
Malik Academy, an Islamic school with classes grade 1-8 located at ISBCC, Boston is needing funds for scholarships for some of its students and equipment for the science class. Your donations are appreciated. Please contact sis Tazeeya, phone 617-427-5000, email: tazeeya@hotmail.com. For more info on Malik Academy, visit www.malikacademy.org

2. Umrah Trips
Several local masjids and Islamic organizations are organizing Umrah trips. Here are some of them. A) Islamic Society of Greater Lowell, umrah in Dec 2014. Contact Imam Basheer Bilaal 305-588-4504 and Muhammad Rizwan 857-206-5511. B) Adam Travel, umrah in February 2015. Contact Imam Taymullah Abdur-Rahman at 857-719-6419 or Yossr Hammad 617-367-7155. C) Islamic Center of New England, umrah in April 2015. Contact Imam Khalid Nast 617-479-8341.

3. Month of Safar 1436
According to the Islamic calender, we are now in the month of Safar. Based on the local moonsighting method, month of Safar started on Nov 24, 2014. Sources Hilal Sighting Committee of North America and Hilal Committee.

Upcoming Islamic Events for Dec 2014
Friday, Dec 5, 2014
“Benefit Dinner for Children of Conflict”
From war zones in Gaza and Syria to natural disasters in Pakistan and Afghanistan, children are among the most vulnerable individuals affected by conflict. These children are in dire need and need your support. Join IRUSA, your community members, and these special guests for an evening dedicated to raising support and our voices for these special children. Entertainment by musician Yahya Hawwa and nasheed artist Dawud Wharnsby. Tickets $30, Children $10. Organized by Islamic Relief USA.
Time: 6:00pm – 9:00pm
Place: The Lantana, 43 Scanlon Dr., Randolph, MA 02368
Contact: Waleed Gabr 848-992-2045, Suleman Sheikh 848-448-3010, Web: www.irusa.org/childrenofconflict

2. Friday, Dec 5, 2014
“Lessons from Prophet Soloman”
Join us for our gathering this evening. Talk by Imam Basheer Bilaal. All are welcome.
Time: 8:00pm – 9:30pm
Place: Islamic Society of Greater Lowell, 131 Stedman Street, Chelmsford, MA 01824
Contact: Naushad Sayyed, Masjid phone 978-970-5552, Web: www.isgl.org

3. Friday, Dec 5, 2014
“Madrasah Hogwarts”
Presented by Hafiz Nael Cajee who will be presenting an inside view on the admission process.  Please bring your family, relatives and friends to our educational program. The program is geared towards enhancing knowledge and awareness of Islam and providing an opportunity to connect with old and new friends.
Time: 7:30pm – 9:30pm
Place: Islamic Center of New England, 74 Chase Dr., Sharon, MA 02067
Contact: Masjid phone 781-784-0434

4. Friday, Dec 5, 2014
“Muslim Youth Girls Night”
Girls ages 10 and above invited to attend. Fun games, activities, outings and more. Have fun while learning Islamic values and make new friends. Refreshments will be served.
Time: 6:00pm – 8:00pm
Place: Selimiye Mosque, 105-A Oakland Ave., Methuen, MA 01844
Contact: Amirah Tayb, email: princess.nice99@gmail.com, Masjid phone 978-975-4593

5. Friday, Dec 5, 2014
“Wayland Potluck Dinner”
Join us for our monthly potluck dinner. There is no structured program for these dinner gatherings. The idea is to bring a food dish of your choice to share with other attendees and use the opportunity to get to know each other as we eat together and socialize in an informal setting. ​Children of all ages are welcome.  You are more than welcome to bring any children’s games that can be shared. There is no entry charge for the event. Please bring a main dish sufficient to feed your family and share with others. If you’d also like to bring salad, dessert, or drinks please feel free.
Time: 7:00pm – 8:30pm
Place: Islamic Center of Wayland, 126 Boston Post Road, Wayland, MA
Contact: Masjid phone 508-358-5885, Email: potluck@icbwayland.org

 6. Saturday, Dec 6, 2014
“ICNE Benefactors Dinner”
Our keynote speakers are Mary Johnson, Esq a convert to Islam who is actively involved in the affairs of the Muslim communities, and Sara Minkara a gifted motived speaker and leadership teacher at Harvard Univ. They will present an overview of the current image of Islam and Muslims in America, our obligations at the individual and communal level in mitigating certain images, and simple actions to advance the mainstream Islamic character in the larger society. Tickets $30 per person.
Time: 5:00pm – 8:30pm
Place: Worcester Islamic Center, 247 East Mountain St., Worcester, MA 01606
Contact: Bader Hussaini, email: shofemafe@gmail.com, Masjid phone 508-852-6100, Web: www.wicmasjid.org

7. Sunday, Dec 7, 2014
“An Evening of Roller-Skating for Children”
Bring your children to have fun roller skating. We have reserved the rink. Side little rink available for young skaters. $7 per person, skates included. Kids 2 years and under are Free. Purchase tickets at the door.  Organized by Al-Huda Society.
Time: 6:30pm – 8:30pm
Place: Roller World, 425-R Broadway, Saugus, MA 01906
Contact: Masjid phone 617-409-9328

8. Sunday, Dec 7, 2014
“Appreciation for 40 Years of Service”
Professor Riaz Khan is retiring from the UMass Lowell university at the end of this semester. He has positively influenced our lives for 4 decades, specially the lives of the UML students and alumni, Lowell Community and Merrimack Valley Community in general. Let’s join the UML students in celebrating this event. Free dinner served. Prizes and awards presented. All are welcome.
Time: 6:00pm – 8:30pm
Place: Cumnock, UMass Lowell, Pawtucket St., Lowell, MA 01854 Contact:  https://www.facebook.com/events/716333158474576/

9. Saturday, Dec 13, 2014
“Tafsir of Surah Al-Fatihah”
Presented by Sheikh Uthman Khan. All are welcome.
Time: 7:30pm – 9:00pm
Place: Yusuf Mosque, 186 Chestnut Ave., Brighton, MA 02135 Contact:  Web – www.yusufmosque.com

10. Saturday, Dec 13, 2014
“Community Update and Planning for 2015”
You are invited to help plan events and activities to uplift our iman and bring Deen in our life. Please give us your feedback.
Time: 6:00pm – 8:00pm
Place: Masjid E-Bashir, 234 Union Ave., Framingham, MA 01702 Contact: Masjid phone 508-879-3800, Web: www.islamicsocietyframingham.org

11. Saturday, Dec 13, 2014
“No Pain, No Gain, Fat Burn Workouts”
Join sis Suhair Abualsaoud, ACSM certified personal trainer for an easy to follow fun calorie burning workouts. Its FREE. For women only.
Time: 6:00pm – 7:00pm
Place: Malden Mosque(OCRC), 22 Pleasant St., 3rd Fl., Malden, MA Contact: sis Laila 781-354-5656

12. Friday to Sunday, Dec 19-21, 2014
“Boston Halakah Ijtema”
Our success in this Life and the Hereafter depends on us obeying the Orders of Allah and following the Sunnah of Rasullullah (sallallahu alaihi wassallam). In this regard, there will be an Ijtema with several Islamic talks. Please bring your sleeping bags to spend the nights at the masjid. Transportation from ISBCC provided. Program for men only. Women are requested to make dua for the success of Ijtema.
Time: Fri 3:00pm – Sun 10:00am
Place: Worcester Islamic Center, 248 East Mountain St., Worcester, MA 01606
Contact: Masjid An-Nur 617-427-1542, Imam Sulaiman 617-291-4756, Huzaifa Shipman 617-548-5437

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