Volunteers & Vendors Needed for Open Mosque Day

Volunteers & Vendors Needed for Open Mosque Day

*OPEN CALL FOR OPEN MOSQUE DAY VOLUNTEERS & VENDORS* We are looking for volunteers and vendors who are interested in assisting with an activity booth or renting a professional booth at our upcoming ICSC Open Mosque Day Festival on Sunday, October 29th. This year, our festival will feature face painting, henna, arts & crafts, clothing/accessory vendors, cultural displays, promotional...

All About Community & Friendship: MYG Ice Cream Social

All About Community & Friendship: MYG Ice Cream Social

Our MYG crew created their first batch of homemade ice cream, or should I say, masjidmade.  We had a blast at this week’s MYG Ice Cream Social, eating flavors like Blueberry Pomegranate Chocolate Chunk, lactose-free, (but delicious) Peanut Butter Fudge Swirl. After indulging in a bowl of store-bought ice cream, the youth worked together to make our own...

Annual Summer Picnic in the Park

Annual Summer Picnic in the Park

Our annual summer picnic at Griffith Park brought together nearly a hundred community members for a fun day of sunshine with family and friends! Guests enjoyed delicious burgers and hot dogs (all halal!) prepared by our Social Services committee while catching up with familiar faces – it was a relaxing afternoon of both community and fun....

Thank You for Helping Us Feed 17,000 Children

Thank You for Helping Us Feed 17,000 Children

Last weekend, over 100 volunteers from the ICSC and First United Methodist Church in Pasadena teamed up for our first ever Rise Against Hunger event. Approximately 40 members of the Islamic Center met churchgoers in the gymnasium of First United Methodist Church to help make a difference – ages ranging from children all the way...

Ashura: Lessons from the Exodus & Community Iftar

Ashura: Lessons from the Exodus & Community Iftar

“The Prophet (PBUH) was asked about fasting on Ashura (the 10th of Muharram), he said: “it expiates the previous year (for sins).” (Sahih Muslim) After a long day of fasting on Saturday, Sep. 29, approximately 250 people gathered for a special program surrounding the Day of Ashura. The event lit up the spirits of those in...