Ramadan Open Houses

During this month, Muslims are observing the month of Ramadan by fasting from sunup to sundown. It is a custom during this time to invite others to break the fast together at an evening iftar meal, and this has become an opportunity in recent years for non-Muslims to learn about the meaning of Ramadan. Several local mosques and Muslim communities in conjunction with CAIR (Council on American-Islamic Relations) are sponsoring special Ramadan open houses and iftar meals. Here is a chance to meet your neighbors and learn more about them.

All gatherings include a complimentary dinner. Because space is limited and food must be prepared, please be sure to register ahead of time. You can do that at myvillage.us/profile/profile.asp?/my/ramadan

Saturday, September 13, 2008, 5:30 pm, Santa Clara
Muslim Community Association

Location: 3000 Scott Blvd, Santa Clara. Registration: 5:00 pm Program: 5:30 pm. For more information and rsvp online go to www.mcabayarea.org/Outreach/Events/OpenHouse.aspx

Saturday, September 13, 2008, 5:30 pm, San Martin
South Valley Islamic Community

Location San Martins Lions Club: 12415 Murphy Ave., San Martin, Information: www.svic.org | 408.535.0112 Registration: 5:00pm Program: 5:30pm. Register online.

Sunday, September 14, 2008, 5:30 pm San Jose
Blossom Valley Muslim Community Center

Location: 5885 Santa Teresa Blvd #113 Information: www.bvmcc.org | 408.362.0903 Registration: 5:00pm; Program: 5:30pm. Register online

Sunday September 14th 2008, 6:00 pm, San Jose
Shia Muslim Association of the Bay Area

Location:: 4415 Fortran Ct., San Jose. Information: www.saba-igc.org | 408.946.5700 Registration: 5:30pm; Program: 6:00pm. Register online

Sunday, September 14, 2008, 5:30 pm, San Jose
South Bay Islamic Association

Come and learn about the observance and significance of Ramadan in the Muslim Community. Location: South Bay Islamic Association, 325 N. 3rd St, San Jose. www.sbia.info. Register online

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