Ahlan Wasahlan Oct 2014

Beneficial Announcements for Oct 2014
1. Places Where You Can Do Your Qurbani
Here are a list of slaughterhouses and farms around New England that you can make your Qurbani.

Arthur Manchester Farm, 55 Cory’s Lane, Tiverton, RI 02878, phone 401-624-9205

H&R Custom Slaughtering, 8 North Street, Bridgewater, MA 02324, phone 508-697-6500

Two Village Farm, 475 Locust Street, Swansea, MA 02777, phone 401-255-7130

Manny’s Dairy Farm, Brockelman Road, Lancaster, MA 01523, phone 978-534-5411

Adam’s Farm, 854 Bearsden Road, Athol, MA 01331, phone 978-249-9441

James Falter Farm, 54 Wheeler Road, Ashby, MA 01431, phone 978-386-0150

Julio’s Farm, Derry, NH 03038, 93 North – Exit 4, phone 603-682 0709

2. Eidul Adha – Some To Celebrate on Saturday And Some To Celebrate on Sunday
The Muslim community in Boston and New England will be celebrating Eidul Adha on Saturday, following Saudi Arabia. There will also be a portion of the Muslim community who will be celebrating on Sunday, following the local moonsighting methodology. Both methodologies are approved by Islamic scholars. We respect both schools of thought and appreciate the flexibility provided by the Deen.

3. Al-Huda Looking For A Janitor
Al-Huda Academy based in Worcester, MA is looking for a part-time janitor. Anyone interested please contact Sawsan Berjawi, Principal of Al-Huda Academy, phone 508-854-4700. Alhuda Academy is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC). For more info, visit www.alhudaacademy.org

Upcoming Islamic Events for Oct 2014
1. Saturday, Oct 4, 2014
“Eid salat at ISBCC”
ISBCC will be holding Eidul Adha prayers in 3 time slots to accommodate the community. Parking will be extremely limited and we strongly encourage everyone to take public transportation if possible.
Time: First prayer at 7:00am, Second prayer at 8:00am, Third prayer at 9:00am
Place: ISBCC, 100 Malcolm X Blvd, Boston, MA 02119
Contact: Yusufi Vali, Executive Director ISBCC, phone 617-427-2636, Web: www.isbcc.org

2. Saturday, Oct 4, 2014
“Eid salat at Yusuf Mosque”
Yusuf Masjid will hold its Eid salat at 2 time slots. Also has kids playground, face painting, balloons, clowns and gifts. All are welcome.
Time: First Takbir at 7:30am, salat at 8:00am; Second Takbir at 9:30am, salat at 10:00am
Place: Yusuf Mosque, 186 Chestnut Hill Ave., Brighton, MA 02135
Contact: Abdullah Swei, Web: www.yusufmosque.com

3. Saturday, Oct 4, 2014
“Eid Salat at Malden Islamic Center”
Time: One salat – Takbeer at 7:30am and Salat at 8:30am
Place: Malden High School, 40 Holden Street, Malden, MA 01606 Contact: Masjid phone 781-322-0864

4. Saturday, Oct 4, 2014
“Eid Salat at Al-Huda Community Center”
Al-Huda Community Center will be holding Eid prayers at 2 time slots.
Time: First prayer at 7:30am, Second prayer at 8:45am
Place: Al-Huda Community Center, 60 Willow St. Chelsea, MA 02150
Contact: Masjid phone 617-409-93287, Web: www.alhudasociety.org

5. Saturday, Oct 4, 2014
“Eid Salat at Worcester Islamic Center”
Worcester Islamic Center will be holding the Eid salat at one time only.
Time: 9:30am
Place: Worcester Islamic Center, 247 East Mountain St., Worcester, MA 01606
Contact: Masjid phone 508-852-6100, Web: www.wicmasjid.org

6. Saturday, Oct 4, 2014
“Eid Salat at Islamic Center of Wayland”
This year, we will be holding the Eid-ul Adha salat outside of our masjid.
Time: Prayer at 9:00am
Place: Sheraton Framingham Hotel, 1657 Worcester Rd, Framingham, MA 01701
Contact: Mario Moreira, President, email: president@icbwayland.org

7. Saturday, Oct 4, 2014
“Eid Salat at Masjid Al-Islam”
Masjid Al-Islam in Providence, RI is holding the Eidul Adha prayers at 2 time slots.
Time: First prayer 7:30am; Second prayer 9:30am
Place: Masjid Al-Islam, 40 Sayles Hill Road, North Smithfield, RI 02896
Contact: Mufti Ikram ul-Haq 401-762-0107

8. Saturday, Oct 4, 2014
“Eid Salat at ISCJ”
Islamic Center of Central Jersey will be holding its Eid salat at 4 time slots.
Time: First prayer 7:30am; Second prayer 8:30am; Third prayer 9:30am; Fourth prayer 10:30am.
Place: Islamic Society of Central Jersey, 4145 Route US 1 South, Monmouth Junction, NJ 08852
Contact: Imam Chebli, Masjid phone 732-329-6995, Web: www.iscj.org

9. Sunday, Oct 5, 2014
“Eid Salat at Islamic Center of Burlington”
The Islamic Center of Burlington will be holding Eid salats at 2 time slots.
Time: First salat at 7:30am, Second salat at 9:00am
Place: Islamic Center of Burlington, 130 Lexington Street Burlington, MA 01803
Contact: Mirza Moazzam, Masjid phone 781-229-0336, Web: www.icburlington.org

10. Sunday, Oct 5, 2014
“Eid Salat at Masjid e-Bashir”
Masjid e-Bashir or Islamic Society of Framingham will be celebrating Eid ul-Adha on Sunday in accordance to the local moonsighting.
Time: Prayers at 7:30am
Place: Masjid e-Basheer, 234 Union Ave., Framingham, MA
Contact: Imam Mushtaq, Masjid phone 508-879-3800

11. Sunday, Oct 5, 2014
“Eid Salat for Delaware Valley”
Time: Prayers at 8:00am
Place: Pennsylvania Convention Center (Broad and Cherry Entrance), 1101 Arch St., Philadephia, PA 19107
Contact: Fawziyyah Muhammad , email: fawziyyah_m@yahoo.com

12. Sunday, Oct 5, 2014
“Annual ISBCC and ICNA Relief Community Potluck BBQ”
Share the joy of Eid with the community. Bring a portion of your Qurbani meat to throw on the grill or bring you favorite dish from your culture. Potluck, bring something and we’ll feed everyone. I’m bringing a lamb, insha-Allah. All are welcome.
Time: 1:30pm – 4:00pm
Place: ISBCC, 100 Malcolm X Blvd. Boston, MA 02120
Contact: Malika Rushdan, Director ICNA Relief MA, phone 347-754-1067, Web: www.icnarelief.org

13. Friday to Monday, Oct 17-20, 2014
“Sufi School of Northeast 2014”
Sidi Muhammad al-Jamal, the Sufi holy man from Jerusalem, will teach and heal with an optional late-night prayer retreat into early Monday morning, usually followed by a morning class. We have been blessed with his presence every year for the past several years. As a very high Sufi master, Sidi opens the door to deep healing and spiritual growth on all levels, and deeply enables the call of our soul for return to God. He will be joined by experienced teachers from the Shadhdhiliyya Sufi way. This is a very holy opportunity and we warmly invite you to join us.
Time: All day
Place: Andover-Newton Theological School, 210 Herrick Road, Newton Center, MA 02459
Contact: Zahra Lee, phone 617-721-5215, email: cmeilee@comcast.net

14. Saturday, Oct 18, 2014
“29th Islamic Conference of New England”
This year’s theme is Islam – Diversity within Unity. Speakers include Imam Wissam A-Baki, Imam Suhaib Webb, Dr. Syed Ali Hazratji, Sheikh Abdul Rahman Khan, Dr. Mohammad Tabarssi, Mirza Iqbal Ashraf, and more. Also includes bazaar, dinner and entertainment. Tickets: Family (2 adults and 2 children) $60, individual $25, student $15.
Time: 9:00am – 9:00pm
Place: Springfield Technical Community College, Building 2, One Amory Square, Springfield, MA 01102
Contact: M.Saleem Bajwa 413-478-5634, Mazen Duwaji 508-641-8190, Dr. M. Riaz Khan 508-393-6066, sis Fatima Antar 860-582-1002, Email: msbajwa@hotmail.com, Web: www.islamiccouncilne.org/29thannualconf

15. Sunday, Oct 19, 2014
“5th Annual International Food and Eid Festival”
Please join us in a culinary celebration of the varied geographies. This is a event that really brings our community together as a whole. At the very least, you may get a chance to expose your taste buds to something new. Let us know you will cook and bring. Not a cook? No problem, bring your appetite (and your wallets) to help support this event by buying food from the multitude of countries represented at ICB. Entertainment will also be provided – We will have rides for kids of all ages! Proceeds of all food sales benefit Islamic Relief.
Time: 12:00noon – 3:00pm
Place: Islamic Center of Wayland, 126 Boston Post Road, Wayland, MA 01778
Contact: Parents Association of Islamic Center of Wayland, pagroup@icbwayland.org


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