Welcome to Islamic Center of Bothell, ICOB (Masjid Belal)

Serving Bothell, Woodinville, Kenmore and Kirkland...

 

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السَّلاَمُ عَلَيْكُمْ وَرَحْمَةُ اللهِ وَبَرَكَاتُه

 Assalamu Alaikum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh

Dear community members

Alhamdulilah, we had an amazingly busy time this Ramadan with strong community participation in the many Ramadan programs, including daily Iftars and trarweeh prayers, as well as the Eid community lunch.
On behalf of the entire community we would like to thank all the volunteers who gave a lot of their valuable time to service the community during Ramadan and Eid.  Their participation and hard work made all the difference. Well done all and Jazakum Allahu Khayran.
Ramadan comes and goes but our programs and dedication to serve the community does not end.  We have engaged with many of the community volunteers to help organize more activities for this summer.  Our aim is to pickup from where we left things in Ramadan and produce more programs to meet the community demand and subsequently increase their participation and interests.
We hope many of you have participated in and enjoyed the potluck dinner organized last week. We will be organizing similar potlucks in the near future so watch out for future announcements.
We are excited to share with you the list of programs (details are further below) which we have prepared for the community this summer:
  • ArRowaad Summer Camp Program
  • Boys and girls summer camp
  • Robotics classes for kids
  • Arabic course for adults
  • Quran camp for kids
  • Community potluck picnic
  • Monthly Family Potluck
  • Weekly knowledge quest halaqa
  • Weekly family halaqa
We are working on additional programs and would update as soon as we have details finalized. We commit to continue working hard on maintaining a good set of programs and activities to serve the community interests and needs.  If you have good ideas, energy and can volunteer then we want to hear from you. Please email activities@bothellmosque.org and let them know you can help.

We wish you all a happy summer.

Kind Regards,

ICOB Board

ArRowaad Summer Camp Program – Started July 19
Four weeks of a fun way to experience and learn.
  • Ages: Boys 3-6 years, Girls 3-8 years
  • Dates: July 19th – August 11th
  • Days: Tuesday, Wednesday, & Thursday
  • Time: 10:00am-2:00pm
  • Location: ICOB (Masjid Belal)
  • Fees: 4 weeks: $400, 3 weeks: $360, 2 weeks: $240, 1 week: $120 – 20% sibling discount
  • Registration: http://tinyurl.com/ICOB-Summer2016
There is one week left so you still have a chance to register your kids to benefit from this great program.

Practical course on purity, ablution and prayer – Boys and Girls (7yrs to 14yrs) – Starts Thursday August 4

ICOB is pleased to announce the introduction of a practical course on purity, ablution and prayer for boys and girls.
  • Ages: boys and girls – 7 to 14 years old
  • Dates: Thursdays August 4th,11th,18th and 25th
  • Time: from 7 pm to 8 pm
  • Location: ICOB (Masjid Belal)
  • Instructor: Sheikh Amin
  • Fees: $10 per student.
  • Registration link: http://tinyurl.com/ICOB-Prayer-class 
Please drop your children a few minutes before the start time and review the etiquette of the Masjid with them.
Robotics classes for Kids – Starts Sunday August 14
ICOB is excited to announce a robotics Classes for children for ages 8 to 12 years. Students will learn simple programming and engineering techniques using LEGO education robotics and components.
  • Ages: boys and girls – 8 to 12 years old
  • Date: Begins on August 14th. Runs every Sunday.  There are 6 Level 1 classes over 6 weeks
  • Time: 9am to 11am
  • Location: ICOB (Masjid Belal)
  • Fees: $150 per student. 20% discount for siblings
  • Registration: http://tinyurl.com/robotics-ICOB
No prior robotics experience required. There is limited space for students so please register ASAP.
Arabic Course for Adults
We are planning on starting an Arabic class for adults.  This is a great opportunity to learn Arabic or improve you Arabic skills.
  • Ages: bothers and sisters – 16+ years old
  • Date: Will be announced once registration is closed
  • Location: ICOB (Masjid Belal)
  • Fees: TBD
  • Registration: https://goo.gl/forms/PARtyJbEZsQXmsBJ3.
  • Registration deadline is August 8th
Registration is required to allow organizers to plan the level of classes to be offered and accordingly appoint the right instructors.  We plan to get started very soon.
Please register your interest ASAP.
Quran Camp for kids – Starts August 9th
What a better way to invest if your kids Islamic education
  • Ages: boys and girls ages 6+ years old
  • Days: Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
  • Time:11am  to 1:30pm
  • Location: ICOB (Masjid Belal)
  • Fees: $25 per student
  • Registration: https://goo.gl/forms/0NAoY0Wpsc9BMEJl1
This is a great opportunity to help improve your children’s Quran memorization by registering them in the Quran camp over the summer break.
Community Potluck Picnic – Saturday August 13
We invite you to a community picnic
  • Date: Aug 13th Saturday
  • Time: 11am to late
  • Location: Saint Edward State Park – The Orchard
  • Fees: FREE
This event is open to all ICOB community members.  Further details will be sent later this week.

Monthly Family Potluck – Last Friday of every month

Join us for a monthly family potluck.  This is a great opportunity to meet other community members and share a meal together.  This is also an ideal opportunity for new community members to introduce and learn more about our activities.
  • Date: Last Friday of every month – Next event is Friday August 26th.
  • Time: 7pm.  Note this time will change every month based on prayer time.
  • Location: ICOB (Masjid Belal)
  • Fees: FREE
This monthly event is open to all ICOB community members.

 

Weekly Knowledge Quest Halaqa – every Friday after Maghreb

Every week we invite different speakers to talk about different topics related to our everyday living. We encourage all to attend this weekly Halaqa.
  • Date: Weekly every Friday
  • Time: After Maghreb prayer
  • Instructor: Lecture provided by different speaker on a different topic every week
  • Location: ICOB (Masjid Belal)
  • Fees: FREE
This event is open to all Muslim community members. Details of speaker and the topic will be provided in the weekly reminder sent on email.
Weekly Family Halaqa – every Sunday after Maghreb
This is a family oriented halaqa delivered by Sheikh Amin every Sunday and is open to all community members.
  • Date: Weekly every Sunday
  • Time: After Maghreb prayer
  • Instructor: Sheikh Amin, imam of ICOB
  • Topic: The rulings of Purity, Impurities, animals, kitchenware, water, Wudu, Ghusl and more
  • Location: ICOB (Masjid Belal)
  • Fees: FREE
This event is open to all Muslim community members. Please join us to learn more about purity in Islam.

JUMMAH Prayer

The are two Jummah prayers offered at ICOC every Friday:

  • The first JUMMAH prayer at 1:15 pm
  • The second JUMMAH prayer at 2:15 pm‏‎
  • Location: ICOB (Masjid Belal)
We encourage you to attend the second JUMMAH to help improve the parking situation.
Please consider carpooling  as much as possible to help with the parking problem. Please park in ICOB or the Northshore School District carpark. Do not park in the Church carpark lot.

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Looking for Dynamic Community Leaders

There is a lot more room for multitude of activities at ICOB. Involve yourself with growing and vibrant ICOB community. Take initiative and be active in helping the community grow while gaining Sadaqa Jariah, Insha’Allah. Contribute towards building a strong, vibrant, diverse Muslim Community.

Please send your innovative and constructive proposals, and take a lead info@bothellmosque.org.