Mill Valley, Calif., (PRWEB) September 25, 2014
For the first time, both Masjids (Mosques) in Marin County are coming together to celebrate the annual Eid-al-Adha Islamic Holiday by hosting an Eid Salaat and Celebration at Neil Cummins School in Corte Madera. The event, based on the lunar calendar, is scheduled for Sunday, October 5th.
Open to individuals of all religious backgrounds, the program will consist of a short talk in English and Salaat, a prayer in Arabic, led by a local Imam. A brief schedule is provided below:
- 8:30 a.m.: The Significance of Eid-al-Adha
- 9:00 a.m.: Salaat (Prayer)
- 9:30 a.m. – Noon: Celebrate with light refreshments and jumping castle for kids
Neil Cummins Elementary School Gymnasium
58 Mohawk Avenue,
Corte Madera, Calif.
What is Eid-al-Adha?
Eid-al-Adha also known as the Festival of Sacrifice follows the Hajj pilgrimage, where millions of Muslims from all around the world travel to the Holy City of Mecca to reenact the footsteps of Prophet Abraham.
ABOUT Islamic Center of Mill Valley
The Islamic Center of Mill Valley has been dedicated to serving the Marin County community for over 25 years. Open to all religious backgrounds who are interested in Islam, the Islamic Center of Mill Valley hosts Five Times Daily Prayers, Jummah Salaat, Sunday Islamic School for children, Quran Classes for Kids, Women’s Halaqa, Men’s Halaqa and Women’s Tajweed classes. For more information please visit our website: http://www.mvmasjid.com/
ABOUT Islamic Center of North Marin
The Islamic Center of North Marin, established in 2006, started off with just a handful of Muslims looking for a place to pray. Today, the Islamic Center of North Marin has built a diverse community with over 100 Muslim families who attend the Islamic Center from all around the world.