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The Collective Junior Inaugural Dinner June 2018

The inaugural event took place on the 27th of June, 2018. Our team hosted the Collective Junior launch at the venue Taste of India. We had a great group of young adults between their high school and early college years attend the event. Our Quality Assurance Coordinator, Husnah Mahmood started off the event introducting our current program and our aim with this initiative. We had a short recitation of the Qur’an with translation, using Chapter 16 Verses 125-128. The itinerary for the evening took a collaboration of the whole team and was then directed by Maribel Avila, the Program Coordinator. Our mission statement, what it means, and a discussion of how our narratives are incorporated into the work we do was provided by our Executive Editor, Damion Townsend – Baldwin. A summary of what we do and the process by which we do it was prepared and presented by our Content Management Coordinator, Alexander Jasinski. Thereafter, the Founder of these amazing organizations, Faizan Haq presented our attendees with the history of the current programs, as well as the projects and goals we have planned for the future. Everyone then participated in activities and exercises designed to spark conversation on current events and the effetc we are seeing on the world. There was great interest shown in joining this endeavor and attending our future workshops: Graphic Design, Public Speaking, Photography and Creative Writing. Dinner was served after the interactive discussion. Last item on the agenda was a friendly dialogue where everyone had an opportunity to voice their thoughts and ideas. The event ended with lots of enthusiasm for the next event. We will be announcing our next meeting soon, we hope to see you there! Click here to view the pictures:  http://wnymuslims.org/event/collective-junior-launch-june-2018/

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Collective Picnic

(Indoor & Outdoor) Collective Picnic is a day of fun with family and friends: Enjoying food, shopping, playing games and music. Find local halal foods and local artisans, with a range of paintings, photography and drawings. Games can be indoor or outdoor with staff ready to teach youth how to play. Lets enjoy spring together! See you there! Location: Lincoln Park Arena, Decatur Road, Buffalo, NY 14223 Date: Saturday, May 5th, 2018 Time: Noon Vendors Needed! We are currently looking for vendors for the WNY Muslims’ Collective Picnic. $25 a Table! Vendors must pay & register by April 20th. Vendors arrive by 11AM [email protected]

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Fifth Annual Roses of the Prophet

Roses of the Prophet takes place at local universities and the Walden Galleria Mall. Staff, students, and other volunteers hand out roses with inspirational quotes from several prophets.

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Internet and Social Media Safety Workshop

The internet and social media can be an extremely useful tool for young adults & teens, but “apps,” instant messaging, chat rooms, texts, emails and social networking sites can cause unexpected trouble, anxiety and danger for children. Let us help you have the necessary information and conversations to assist in helping your family make informed decisions about internet and social media safety. Workshop Goals: Improve understanding of general online rules, overview and social media safety Increase parental and child confidence that they are protecting their safety online Increased skill in identifying and reporting concerns to appropriate authorities Improve understanding of where to find other resources available from ISPs, law enforcement and other sources Improve parent’s ability to talk to their child about online expectations and techniques for monitoring your child’s digital spaces Improve a child’s ability to use the internet effectively, how to talk to their friends about privacy and what you need to know to be safe.  PLEASE CALL 716-923-4386 to register (limited seats available) WHERE: Islamic Society of Niagara Frontier ADDRESS: 745 Heim Rd, Getzville, NY 14068 DATE AND TIME:  DECEMBER 9th, 2017  at 3:00PM to 4:30pm  

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Turkey Drive

Please Save the Date for our Turkey Drive that we will be doing in collaboration with our wonderful friends at Friends of the Night People. You can donate Halal, non Halal, Kosher Turkeys and non perishable food cans. We will make sure it gets to our brothers and sisters in need. If you would like to donate, please click on the link below. DONATE Location: 394 Hudson Street, Buffalo NY 14201 Date: November 12th 2017 Time:12:00pm to 3:00pm    

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FAITH & ACTIVISM in a populist age

Suhaib Webb is an American convert to Islam who currently serves as Imam and Resident Scholar of CenterDC. He was born in Oklahoma to a Christian family, including a grandfather who was a preacher. In his youth, Webb was a Hip-Hop DJ and gang member. Webb brings his deep understanding of American youth culture to his Islamic preaching style and has gained substantial youth followership on Snapchat and other social media platforms. Please join us When: September 9th Where: ISNF (745 Heim Rd, Getzville NY 14068) Time: 7:30pm  For any information, questions or concerns please contact us at 716-923-4386

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Faith Songs Voices: Celebrating 160 Years of the NRC

(Buffalo, NY)  The Network of Religious Communities (NRC) will celebrate 160 years of promoting interfaith communication and collaboration in Western New York on Sunday, September 17, 2017 from 3 to 6 p.m. at the Canisius College Montante Center, 2001 Main Street, Buffalo, NY 14209. Faith Songs, Spirit Voices, an educational and entertaining afternoon of multi-cultural, family-oriented fun and fellowship, includes the following offerings, among others, of belief-based music, dance, storytelling and archival history: Hindu Classical Dance Buddhist and Christian Biblical storytelling Arabic Nashid, Sufi Qawali and Sikh Bangra music and dance Klezmer Group and Five Hebrew Love Songs vocal performances Classical Violin performance The Unity Church choir also is scheduled to lead an audience sing-along of John Lennon’s “Imagine”

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Collective Award Banquet

We at WNY Muslims cordially invites you to our Collective Awards Banquet.  The event will be hosted at Buffalo Marriott Niagara on Sunday, November 5th, 2017 and will be coupled with the Collective International Film Festival awards. Dinner options include Halal, and Vegetarian dishes. The CIFF will unveil our winners and display our top film. WNY Muslims will then bestow our Humanitarian Awards to those nominated by their respective organizations and our Peace Maker awards. BUY YOUR TICKETS TODAY!  Almost SOLD out Powered by Eventbrite    

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Making Strides- Against Breast Cancer

According to American Cancer Society “Nearly 250,000 people will be diagnosed with breast cancer this year. That could be your mother, sister, daughter, your wife, or even you. We hold Making Strides Against Breast Cancer events so anyone touched by breast cancer won’t have to face their diagnosis alone. We do it to raise awareness and money to fund research, support services, and early detection. We hold Making Strides events to save lives.” Please join WNY Muslims to help raise awareness against this deadly disease and make a difference. Lets remember the loved ones who fought against this, cheer up our dear ones who are going through the treatment and celebrate the survivors!! Register today and join us raise the awareness. Your presence will mean a lot. To donate and/or to join our team please click on the link below. LETS SHOW THAT WE CARE REGISTER or DONATE

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AMEC- American Muslims Empowerment Conference

Realigning our Hearts Unity & Empowerment through Knowledge This summer in Buffalo, NY we will foster unity and empower our youth to be confident in their Muslim identity through education and spiritual nourishment. Our three-day event will have two phases, a day program and a night program. Our Day program will be an opportunity to engage, challenge misconceptions, educate and cultivate a space for free and honest discourse about Islam in America at the University at Buffalo. Featuring a keynote speech by Linda Sarsour and discussions with leading Muslim visionaries including Hassan Shibly and Brother Tamer Osman. Our night program will emphasize spirituality, tradition, brotherhood and sisterhood in a serene atmosphere. The night will begin with a bonfire and barbeque, sports activities for men and women, followed by late night tea and open conversations on issues facing Muslims in America. Throughout the night, there will be prayer and beautiful recitations of the Holy Qur’an to nourish the heart in a tradition dating back to our Holy Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him. Our goal is to realign the hearts of young American Muslims with the spiritual traditions of Islam, as well as practical answers and resources to help them overcome our contemporary challenges. REGISTER TODAY  

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Chaand Raat

Studio Kalaam presents another Chaand Raat this year on Tuesday, July 5th from 9 until midnight at the gymnasium of Trinity United Methodist Church. Tickets are only $3 per person and 2 for $5 for fun, karaoke, henna, and shopping. If you want to rent a booth, please call us at 716-923-4386. 
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EID & ISNF EID DINNER

EID will be on July 6th. There will be 2 Eid prayers at 8:00 am and 9:30 am at Masjid An-Noor, 745 Heim Rd. Getzville. Carpool is encouraged to reduce traffic jam inside the Masjid campus. ISNF is also having an Eid dinner on the same night at Classic V. Tickets for adults are $25 and kids are
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Letter from Imam Ismail

Ismail Ayyash: السلام عليكم ورحمة الله وبركاتهالاخوة والاخوات تقبل الله منا ومنكم صالح الاعمال وكل عام وأنتم بخير بناء على تعذر رؤية هلال شهر شوال في معظم الدول الاسلامية فان غدا الثلاثاء سيكون متمما لشهر رمضان وسيكون يوم الأربعاء الموافق ٦/٧/٢٠١٦ اول ايام العيد وستكون صلاة العيد: التكبير يبد
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Interfaith Basketball

ISNF is having their 2nd annual tournament this Sunday at 11am at the Heim Masjid. Must be 17yrs and above to join. Please contact Farhan Hussain at 716-449-1272 if interested. DATE: Sunday July 10th TIME: 11am VENUE: Masjid An-Noor, 745 Heim Rd. Getzville, NY 14068      
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Darul-Uloom Eid

Darul-Uloom Al Madania will have its Eid prayer on Wednesday, July 6th at 9am at Masjid Zakariya, 182 Sobieski St. Buffalo NY.14212. Please click here for more details.
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Jami Masjid Eid

Jami Masjid’s Eid prayer is at 9am at 1955 Genesee St. Buffalo 14211. Please click here for more details.
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Camp Peaceprints

Summer Camp for 8-13 yr. olds started Monday, July 18th from 10am-3pm, which includes field trips, Art, performances, swimming, and much more. For information and registration, click here or click here. Date: July 18th -July 22nd and/or July 25-July 29th Time: 10am-3pm Location: St.
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Third Annual Peace Justice Festival and Walk

  WNY COALITION OF PEACE, JUSTICE & NONVIOLENCE ADVOCATES 3rd annual festival and walk  If you or your organization would like to be part of this event please contact one of the following:  Vicki Ross                  (716) 931-3520           [email protected] Tom Casey            
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Zaman Art Reception begins this Saturday

Check out @Zaman_art where he does freestyle calligraphy Art Reception will be held this Satuday at Elmwood Gallery for the Arts from 6-9pm Call 716-228-1855 or email [email protected] for more info or click here for more details Date: Saturday July 23rd Time: 6-9pm Venue: 1045 Elmwood
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Muslim Family Day at Darien Lake on September 3rd

Buy 10 Tickets and get the 11th Ticket Free Pre sale tickets are $22 per person for ages 3 and up – compare to $35.99 from Darién Lake’s website. Tickets at the gate will be $25 per person for ages 3 and up  – compare to $45.99 from Darién Lake’s website.  You may
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