"Muslims in the Media"

10/07/2019 - 10/11/2019

The week's sponsors




Talk to A Muslim Booth

Time: 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Where: Illini Union Foyer


The Wear a Hijab Challenge is dedicated to exploring the roles and beliefs 

of Muslim women and what it means to wear the hijab. The day starts off

with free scarves and cotton candy being passed out to students on the

quad. This gives students the opportunity to understand what a Hijabi (a girl who wears the head scarf) goes through on a daily basis.


Essence of Modesty in Islam: Wear a Hijab Day Discussion

Time: 6:00 pm

Where: Natural History Building 2078


After the Wear a Hijab experience during the day, be sure to come to the

discussion in the evening led by Sister Neshmia Malik to discuss the meaning

behind hijab. Her talk will focus on the nature of modesty in Islam for both

men and women. 






MOWAW: Flower Distribution

Time: 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Where: Main Quad


Every year MAS hosts an event called "Prophet Muhammad; The

Orphan Who Adopted the World" where they pass out roses with

hadith and characteristics of the prophet attached to them. This is a

great event to make someone's day whilst spreading sunnah. 


Time: 6:30 pm

Where: Chemistry Annex 1024 


Join us in the evening to hear from speaker Ustadh Ubaydullah Evans 

about the significant role of prayer in Islam. the first of the 5 pillars of

the faith/






Talk to A Muslim Booth

Time: 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Where: Main Quad


Didn't have a chance to stop by the Talk to a Muslim booth on Tuesday?

No problem, because we will be on the Main Quad again on Wednesday!



Why Do We Fast?

Time: 7:00 pm

Where: YMCA Latzer Hall


We will be hosting a free interfaith dinner  with an engaging

talk from Islamic Foundations North's Imam Azfar on

the importance of fasting and its history.

Admission open to all and free to those attending.




Wednesday's Featured Speaker

Imam Azfar



The Virtues of Charity 

Time: 7:00 PM

Where: Chemistry Annex 1024


Our last speaker for the week will be brother Wali Khan, who will be 

discussing the virtues of charity in Islam, the third of the 5 pillars of

Islam. Charitability and self-sacrifice are important features of the Muslim




Khutbbah on the Quad

Time: 1:00 pm

Where: Main Quad


The Central Illinois Mosque and Islamic Center (CIMIC) has been supporting Muslims in Central Illinois since 1983. Muslims of all nationalities and cultures come to CIMIC to pray every Friday during the congregational sermon and prayer. Please join us for a tour. We will meet up on the Quad at 12:45pm and walk to CIMIC together. Look for balloons and a sign!