OCIF and Pillars Academy and Weekend School are hosting an Eid Carnival on Sunday, October, 12 from 11:00am-4:00pm. Tickets are $15/person with children under 3 are free. Tickets will be available at the OCIF office and the bookstore. Tickets include lunch meal, drink, popcorn, cotton candy, face painting, train ride, wall climbing, and much more!
New Class: Shia-Sunni
OCIF's Sheikh Yassir is starting a new class on that will occur on Wednesdays between Maghrib and Ishaa about Shia-Sunni. This class will begin on Wednesday, September 17, 2014.
OCIF has received a call from City of Mission Viejo about numerous complaints that they have been receiving from adjacent businesses stating that we violate their parking areas, as well as double park. Starting this Friday, the city will be placing a deputy to enforce parking rules during Jumuah prayer time between 12:00pm and 2:30pm. Please be aware and warned that every Friday there will be police who will be driving around checking for any violations! Please take this warning seriously.
OCIF will be offering an Arabic class: Fundamentals of Classical Arabic. This class will be taught by Salman Baig, every Tuesday after Isha.
On behalf of Orange County Islamic Foundation, we would like to wish our beloved community a very blessed Eid Ul Adha inshallah. We will be celebrating Eid Ul Adha on Saturday, October 4, 2014. OCIF will have two prayers. The first one will be at 7:30am with takbeerat at 7:00am. The second prayer will be at 9:00am with takebeerat at 8:30am. May Allah SWT accept all of our prayers.
Are you stressed? Do you have some issues and need to talk to someone? Please schedule a counseling session with Sh. Yassir on Mondays and Wednesdays starting January 2013. You can schedule an appointment by calling OCIF at (949) 595-0480.
Help Pillars Academy facilitate recycling within our community. Allah (SWT) has mentioned in several places in the Quran about taking care of the Earth, its creatures, and not wasting. We would like to teach our students and our community how to be proactive in protecting the Earth and its resources by revamping our recycling program. Please bring your plastic bottles and aluminum cans to the school every Friday morning. We will separate them for you.