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1. *Jumu'ah Schedule*


 The Spring Semester schedule for Jumu'ah is here! Come join us every
Friday at 2PM for Jumu'ah prayer. Below is the full schedule.

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2. *Weekly Halaqah*


Assalamualaikum MSA, we are pleased to inform you of a 3 day halaqah series
we will be having on the dates

* 2/25/14,  **3/4/14,  **3/11/14  **in the MSA room (409 University Center)
from 12pm to 1pm.) *The series will be titled Signs of the Final Hour. Its
an open invite to anyone and everyone who would like to attend. Below is a
little summary and Insha'Allah the guest speakers will be Sheikh Faizan
Wahid and Sheikh Samir Wahid.


Between the death of the blessed Prophet (PeaceBeUponHim) to the rising of
the sun from the west, many Signs have appeared in our modern society that
are warning us against the coming of Dajjal and the evils that have been
released by our sins and the deterioration in our relationship with Allah.
Some Signs appeared immediately after the death of the blessed Prophet and
were drastic but short; others are subtle and have weaved their way into
the fabric of our spirit and our society. They have become the norms of
modern life but have deftly changed how we see and perceive, and how we
lead our lifestyles. The blessed Prophet (PeaceBeUponHim) predicted, "A
time will come when the faith will become like a stranger." He also talked
about the discovery of oil, a boom in the number of reciters of Qur'an, the
targeting of scholars and much, much more. It is compulsory upon every
believer who wants to know about a changing world devastated by economic,
spiritual, and social downfall to learn what the future holds for them and
how to save their faith in these trying times before the coming of the
Final Hour.

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3. *Da'wah Table*


 Come Learn about Islam. Free Qur'ans and informational brochures. At the
library plaza every *Monday and Thursday from 12-1 PM.*


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Hold a door; lend a hand, Say Good Morning. Smile! -dawahtip

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*COMMUNITY ANNOUNCEMENTS*

*1*)  *Cash For Gold Fundraiser  *

*2)  AMYP's Monthly Meet-Up*

*3)  **Fast-a-thon: Bridging the Gap for Humanity*

*4)  Common Grounds: Coffee + Convert-sations*

*5)  The Big Red Ball*

*6)  Mental Health Workshop: Depression & Anxiety in the Muslim Community*

*7)*  *MIST 2014*

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*1) Cash For Gold Fundraiser *

Get Cash while supporting a great cause!

We'll give you cash in hand in exchange for your old jewelry including:
Gold, Silver, Diamonds, Platinum, etc.

Proceeds benefit the Risala Gardens Community Project

Sunday, March 2nd 11:00am-2:00pm

Location: Deen Media Center


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*Facebook Link*: https://www.facebook.com/events/628749380532192/

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*2) **AMYP's Monthly Meet-Up*

Atlanta Muslim Young Professionals <https://www.facebook.com/ATLMYP>' Community
Outreach & Social Committees are partnering to make 2014 MMUs the best ones
yet! We will be collecting donations for TBD at the March MMU.

*When*: *March 6th, 2013 (1st Thursday of the month) @ 7:00pm*

*Where*:* Samad Mediterranean Grill & Market (Zabihah & Muslim Owned)*

*8898 Roswell Rd, Sandy Springs GA 30350*

*Located in the North River Shopping Center*

Online at http://www.samadgrill.com/

Y'all bring your A-game, empty stomachs, and competitive spirit every first
Thursday of the month at 7:00pm. We've got taboo, poker, uno, catchphrase,
headbands, scrabble, and more games to connect AMYP members with fun.

The meeting is free, and you are only responsible for what you eat. Please
feel free to forward the invitation to friends and bring them. We look
forward to seeing you!

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*Facebook Link*:
https://www.facebook.com/events/309766995827117/?ref_dashboard_filter=upcoming

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*3) Fast-a-thon: Bridging the Gap for Humanity*


Come join the Georgia Tech Muslim Student Association for a banquet dinner
with friends of various faiths as we get together to experience fasting and
help raise money for charity! Fasting is one way to show sympathy for the
unfortunate, and our goal is to bridge the gap between different faiths,
cultures, and backgrounds to raise awareness for the hungry.

For each person that fasts, local restaurants and businesses will donate at
least $1 to the Atlanta Food Bank. We will have the incredible Shakyh
Muhammad Adeyinka Mendes joining us and speaking about bridging the gap
between each other and the power of love and humanity. We also have a lot
more in store for this inspiring and spiritual night!

Admission is FREE, but we encourage donating some lunch money for someone
who really needs it! So join us in this day of fasting and bring your
friends along... Your CHANGE can make a CHANGE!

*Date*: Wednesday, March 5th 2014

*Time*: 6:30 -9:30 pm

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*Facebook Link*:
https://www.facebook.com/events/655301297865152/?ref_dashboard_filter=upcoming

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*4) Common Grounds: Coffee + Convert-sations*


Join us for an evening of sharing our journeys of coming into Islam through
story, testimony, food and artistic expression.
Tickets now on sale!! Buy your tickets early! Only 50 Tickets available!!
No tickets will be sold at the door!
http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/580985

** We are looking for convert/revert artists who would like to share their
art with us, as well as convert/reverts who would love to share their
stories. Please contact Ny'imah Byrd if you would like to be a part of this
exciting event. Visual artists are welcome well!

*Date*: Saturday March 8th 2014

*Time*: 7pm-11pm

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*Facebook Link:*
https://www.facebook.com/events/712344635450549/?ref=2&ref_dashboard_filter=upcoming&source=1

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*5) The Big Red Ball*

*PURCHASE TICKETS*:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/50-cents-periods-2nd-annual-big-red-ball-tickets-9708455251

The 2nd Annual Big Red Ball benefiting the Metro-Atlanta based non-profit
50 Cents. Period.will take place at the Clarkston Community Center on
Saturday, March 15, 2014, from 7 to 11 p.m. Lavish bites from Alison
Lueker-Ritter of Atlanta's Sun in My Belly will highlight a convivial
evening of dinner, drinks and dancing with Stiletto Dance Company and music
from Big Band Atlanta at one of the East Side's most lauded venues. Over
200 guests will convene to enjoy Lueker's distinct dishes as well as the
benefit's signature cocktail, the Ruby Slipper. Guests are encouraged to
"paint the town red" as they dance and mingle at one of 2014's most
important charitable events.

50 Cents. Period. was founded in 2010 by Atlantan Lorrie King to empower
women and girls to stay fully engaged in their lives and educations,
without the stigma and barriers surrounding their period, gender, and
reproductive choices. In 2013, 50 Cents. Period. represents a worldwide
network of individuals spanning five countries and three continents, who
are dedicated to creating social and economic justice for the women and
girls they serve, by providing by providing health education, linkages to
medical care, screenings, and peer support, and access to clean water and
sanitation facilities. Fifty Cents. Period. is a not-for-profit 501(c) (3)
charitable organization.

*WHEN*: Saturday, March 15, 2014

* Cocktails at 7 p.m., with buffet dinner to follow at 7:30p.m.

* Dancing with Atlanta Big Band and performances by Stiletto Dance Company
at 9 and 10p.m.

LOCATION: Clarkston Community Center, 3701 College Ave, Clarkston, GA

*COST:*
* $95 VIP, includes pre-event cocktail hour, early auction bidding, VIP
gift bag
* $50 General Admission; $45 Early Bird if purchased before 15 February 2014
* $25 Educators & Non-Profit Employee Rate
* $15 Students

Hosted by: Team Red and the board of directors of 50 Cents. Period.

Sponsors: Sun in My Belly, Atlanta Big Band, Stiletto Dance Company

For more information about sponsorship opportunities, please contact Lorrie
King at [log in to unmask]
or Julie Shaffer at [log in to unmask]

*PURCHASE TICKETS HERE:*
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/50-cents-periods-2nd-annual
-big-red-ball-tickets-9708455251


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*Facebook Link*:
https://www.facebook.com/events/195884190619394/?ref_dashboard_filter=upcoming

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*6) Mental Health Workshop: Depression & Anxiety in the Muslim Community*


The CDC & ADAA estimate that nearly 1 in every 5 Americans are affected
with some Anxiety Disorder and nearly 1 in every 10 are suffering from
depression. These conditions have touched us all, whether directly or
indirectly, and all though these are very treatable conditions, many go
without help or treatment. Madina Institute is very excited to open the
dialogue to address this issue by hosting a Workshop on Depression &
Anxiety in the Muslim Community by Dr. Mahmood will address the Islamic
perspectives on depression and anxiety, an overview of mood disorders and
how to identify them and delve into suggestions for those who seek help or
wish to help.


Instructor Bio: Omar Mahmood was born and raised in Southern California. He
completed his undergraduate studies at ULCA where he double-majored in
Psychology and Arabic. He then studied the Islamic Sciences at Dar
al-Mustafa in Yemeni valley of Hadeamawt. He returned to the US and
completed his Ph.D in Clinical Psychology at Wayne State University. He is
currently a neuropsychologist and server as a national adviser to the
Muslim Youth of North America (MYNA).


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Class: Madina Institute Workshop: Depression & Anxiety in the Muslim
Community
When: Sunday, March 16th from 11am - 3pm; Free Brunch from 10-11am
Where: Madina Institute Masjid @ 3580 Sweetwater Rd, Duluth, GA 30096
Instructor: Dr. Omar Mahmood, PhD in Clinical Psychology, studied the
traditional Islamic sciences at Dar Al-Mustafa in Yemen

Registration: $30; Team Package: $25/registrant for groups of 5 or more;
Includes Brunch. To register, please visit
www.madinainstituteusa.org<http://www.facebook.com/l.php?u=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.madinainstituteusa.org%2F&h=TAQFNRRcF&enc=AZOIvfLHWqic7RB7oRnMkqXUD9vJX5PsFIYHzQ0JbuBTVDyDrSnbgUaLYEgpXwVv9FU&s=1>


*Facebook Link*:
https://www.facebook.com/events/623190521085594/?ref_dashboard_filter=upcoming


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*7) **MIST Atlanta 2014!*

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MIST Atlanta 2014 will be on *March 7-9, 2014, and held at Agnes Scott
College in Decatur, GA.*

REGISTRATION HAS ALREADY STARTED, so get your teams together! The
registration deadline is February 7, 2014.

*Registration Link:*
https://web.adderpit.com/MIST

*For more information:*
http://www.getmistified.com/atlanta



*Facebook Link:*
https://www.facebook.com/events/1375680329240088/?ref_dashboard_filter=upcoming

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