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Nov 30, 2017

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  • AGM and Potluck

Saturday, Dec 9, 4:30 pm

  • Visitors: Fri. Dec. 1 – at Jumu’ah Prayer

– UWEC Prof. Steve Fink & students

– Three other UWEC students

– One CVTC student

  • Visitors: Fri. Dec. 8 – at Jumu’ah Prayer

hosted by Sr. Sadie: UWEC Prof. Nick Smiar & students
  • Thurs. Dec. 14, 3:45 – 4:30 PM

hosted by Srs. Bushra, Christina, Jennifer, Maryam, Naghma & Br. Mohammad H.
Contact us if you’d like to join!

45 Professionals from the
Eau Claire-area Chamber of Commerce 

This group is traveling around Eau Claire learning more about local history, culture, and media to help them become better leaders.
They want to learn about the diversity of Muslims living here as well as the history of the Islamic Society of Northwestern Wisconsin.

  • Wed. Dec. 20, 6:30 PM

Presentation by Dr. Naseem;

Pastor Brahm Semmler-Smith &
Trinity Lutheran Church
9th Graders & Mentors

Oct 31, 2017

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  • November Potluck 

    This Saturday, Nov. 4

    6 to 7:30 PM
    at the
    Altoona Masjid

    5:50 PM – Salaat ul maghrib
    Followed by potluck dinner

    7:30 PM – Salaat ul isha

    Bring a dish to share!
    Please make sure any meat dishes are zabiha halaal.

  • Next Trialogue Meeting:
    Sunday, Nov. 5
    1:30 to 3:00 PM
    Location: UWEC Ecumenical Religious Center (ERC)

    110 Garfield Avenue, Eau Claire, WI 54701

    New participants always welcome!

    Currently discussing
    On Heaven and Earth

    by then-Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio (now Pope Francis)
    and Rabbi Abraham Skorka

  • JONAH’s 10th Anniversary Celebration

    Sunday, November 12

    4 to 6:30 PM

    Eau Claire Children’s Theatre
    1814 N. Oxford Ave., Eau Claire, WI 54703

    Islamic Society of Northern Wisconsin (ISNW) President,
    Dr. Mahmoud Ahmed, will be offering an opening prayer


    “Come and help us celebrate 10 years of working for justice and peace in the Chippewa Valley. There will be a silent auction, uplifting music, great food, and inspiring speakers. Come show your support for JONAH on
    Sunday, November 12, 2017.” (Source: Eventbrite page)

    Dr. Taman was a fundamental part of getting this organization up and running, and it was something very dear to his heart.”
    —Sr. Sadie Polttila

    “Come celebrate 10 years of working together for justice in our community. JONAH joins neighbors by supporting the environment, incarceration alternatives, immigration reform, and addressing root causes of poverty. All proceeds support the work of JONAH. (For more information:www.jonahjustice.org)

    Fall themed hors d’oeuvres and beverages

    Inspirational speakers and opportunities to get involved in your community!

    Live Jazz Music and Silent Auction Begins at 4:00PM
    Tickets: $25 (You may also buy tickets at the door)”
    (Source: Eventbrite page)

  • Annual General Meeting
    Saturday, December 9

    The Altoona Masjid will be having our
    December Potluck
    as well as our
    Annual General Meeting

    Stay tuned for details!
    Check your email or
    follow us on Facebook
    facebook.com/ISNWAltoonaMasjid!

  • Update on Quran Halaqa

    Br. Abubaker’s Quran halaqa is discontinued until further notice.
    (It may resume at different days and times, depending on his availability. Will keep you posted!)

    May Allah reward all who’ve attended.

    Keep reciting Quran every day!

 

Oct 20, 2017

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  • November Potluck 

Saturday, Nov. 4

6 to 7:30 PM

at the Altoona Masjid

5:50 PM – Salaat ul maghrib
Followed by potluck dinner
7:30 PM – Salaat ul isha

Bring a dish to share!
Please make sure any meat dishes are zabiha halaal

Currently discussing
On Heaven and Earth

by then-Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio (now Pope Francis)
and Rabbi Abraham Skorka

Sep 24, 2017

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    1. Quran Halaqa

      Mon, Tue, Wed: 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm

    2. Salaah in Masjid

      Want to pray salaah in the masjid but don’t know when others will be there?

      Dr. Shoaib Naseem has created a WhatsApp group to coordinate fajr and isha prayers.

      If you want to join, contact him directly or email us at info [at] altoonamasjid.com

    3. Sunday School

      Registration is Still Open

      If interested, please contact Dr. Bushra Javaid
      or email the masjid at info[at] altoonamasjid.com

      Classes: Starting October 1

      Every Sunday: from 2 to 4:30 PM   [NOTE THE TIME CHANGE]
      (so that in winter, class will be out by sunset)

      Ages: 5 to 17

      Topics:

      • Arabic / Quran
      • Islamic Studies
      Fees:
      (for entire 2017-2018 school year) 
      $100 for new students
      $50 for returning students
      payment accepted by cash or check payable to ISNW
    4. Interfaith Prayer Service

      For peace and unity of all people

      This service includes prayer leaders from the following faith traditions: Christian, Islam, Buddhism, and Baha’i

      Hospitality and education by Rev. David Huber will follow the Prayer Service.

      All people and all faiths are welcome

Sep 18, 2017

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  1. First Presbyterian visit to mosque on Wed. Sept. 20 – 7 to 8:30 p.m.
  2. This week: class on Monday and Tuesday only
    (Wednesday off for visitors coming to the masjid)

    What: Quran halaqa

    • Tajweed (rules of recitation)
    • Arabic (connecting words with meaning) 
    • Memorization (for those who want it)
    Led by: Br. Abubaker

    Time: 7:30 to 9 PM

Aug 28, 2017

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PLEASE NOTE THE FOLLOWING CHANGES: 

This week: class on Monday and Tuesday only
(Wednesday off so you can
prepare to fast on Thursday)

Next week: class on Tuesday and Wednesday only
(Monday off for Labor Day)

What: Quran halaqa
  • Tajweed (rules of recitation)
  • Arabic (connecting words with meaning) 
  • Memorization (for those who want it)
Led by: Br. Abubaker

Time: 7:30 to 9 PM

Where: Altoona Masjid prayer hall 

For whom: All interested adults and teens who can read Arabic—at any level (from beginners to native speakers)!

Eid-ul-Adha

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Important Dates

1st of Dhul Hijjah
Wed. Aug. 23

(Remember to increase your dhikr [remembrance of Allah] and your good deeds during these ten days!)

9th of Dhul Hijjah / Day of ‘Arafah
Thur. Aug. 31

(Remember, fasting this day expiates the sins of two years:
the past year and the coming year!)

Eid al Adha
10th to 13th of Dhul Hijjah
Fri. Sept. 1 to Mon. Sept. 4

(See notice below for Eid prayer time)

Eid Prayer Time
at
Altoona Masjid
Friday, September 1
Takbeer 6:45 AM, Prayer and Sermon 7:00 AM, Potluck Breakfast 7:30 AM

PLEASE NOTE: On Eid Day – Friday, September 1

Salaat ul Jumuah (Friday Prayer)

will still be held at the usual time (1:15 PM)

Imam’s Note:
When Eid falls on a Friday, those who attendSalaat ul Eid in the morning are not obligated to attend Salaat ul Jumu’ah.

Mark Your Calendars
for
Altoona Masjid‘s Eid al Adha Celebration!Saturday, September 9, 3 to 7 PMRiver Prairie Center
1445 Front Porch Place, Altoona, WI 54720
Click here for map

All are welcome!

To be catered by Filfillah Turkish & Mediterranean Grill

Events (Jul 23)

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  • What: Quran halaqa
    • Tajweed (rules of recitation)
    • Arabic (connecting the words with the meaning) 
    • Memorization (for those who want it)
    When: Every Mon., Tue. & Wed. (until further notice)
    Time: 7:30 PM till maghrib 
    Where: Altoona Masjid prayer hall 
    Led by: Brother Abubaker
    For whom: All interested adults and teens who can read Arabic—at any level (from beginners to native speakers)!
  • Next Trialogue Meeting:
    Sunday, July 30
    1:30 to 3:00 PM
    Location: Temple Sholom

    1223 Emery Street, Eau Claire, WI 54701
  • Our August Potluck will be a Picnic & BBQ at Carson Park
    Aug. 5 or 6
    (Date & time to be announced earlier that week, based on weather forecast)
    Stay Tuned for Details!
  • Altoona Masjid’s
    Eid al Adha Party!
    Saturday, September 9

Events (Jul 3)

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  • Starting TONIGHT!
    What: Quran halaqa — tajweed & memorization
    When: Every Mon., Tue. & Wed. in the month of July
    Time: 7:30 PM till maghrib 
    WhereAltoona Masjid prayer hall (upstairs)
    Led by: Brother Abubakr
    For whomAll interested adults and teens
  • This Friday, after salaat ul jumuah, join us in the masjid dining hall for cake and ice cream!
  • WE ARE MANY– United Against Hate will hold a forum at the
    District #1 Old Schoolhouse (110 N. 2nd Street) in Mt. Horeb on
    Thursday, August 3, from 7:00-9:00 p.m.

Iftar – June 2017

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Community iftars at the following dates:

June 2, Friday

June 3, Saturday

June 7, Wednesday

June 23, Friday