Al-Medina Education Center

Al-Medina Education Center

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Programs and Activities

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Friday July 01, 2016
Prayer Time /
Iqama Change
Fajr 4:20
Will change to 5:15 on Thu, Jul 7
Sunrise 5:50 Duha prayer starts at 6:04
Dhuhr 1:12
Will change to 1:15 on Sun, Nov 6
Asr 5:05
Will change to 5:15 on Wed, Aug 17
Maghrib 8:37
Iqama for Maghrib is 5 minutes after Athan
Isha 10:04
Will change to 10:00 on Mon, Jul 18
Midnight 12:27 Isha prayer cannot be delayed past 12:27
Jumuaa Khutbah
Please come early and park legally

 Events & Announcements

Ramadan 1437h - 2016

Ramadan Kareem!

Download Ramadan Schedule:
Ramadan Schedule (pdf)
Ramadan Schedule - Large font (pdf)

Download Ramadan Self-Evaluation Sheet:
Ramadan Self-Evaluation Sheet (pdf)

  • Imsak time (stop eating) is the same as the Fajr time.
  • Iqama times stay the same for the whole month of Ramadan:

    • Fajr Iqama: 5:00 am
    • Dhuhr Iqama: 1:45 pm
    • Asr Iqama: 5:30 pm
    • Isha Iqama: 10:10 pm

  • Taraweeh prayers with Sheikh Abdel Kerim start on Sunday, June 5.
  • There will be a daily short talk 10 minutes before Isha (at 10:00pm) by Dr. Mohammad Rajabally.
  • There will be a daily reminder after Fajr with Sheikh Abdel Kerim.
  • There will be a program with Amir Abdel Malik after 8 Rak'ah of Taraweeh on Fridays and Saturdays.
  • There will be daily community Iftar at the Masjid. To sponsor an Iftar please put your name and phone number on the sign up sheet posted in the Masjid next to the office.

    • Weekday Iftar (Monday to Thusday): $450
    • Weekend Iftar (Friday, Saturday & Sunday): $800

  • Eid will be on Wednesday, July 6.

Sisters Class

Ustadha Mona teaching Good Manners by "Imam al-Haddad"

7:00pm to 8:30pm

Cost: $25 for four sessions

Babysitting: No baby sitting provided.Only Nursing infants allowed.

Location: MEC - 37500 Central Court, Newark
Contact: Sister Fozia Bashir

What are we announcing?

Starting on September 2nd, 2015, MEC will start a legal clinic free of charge and open to the public 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of every month from 6:30pm to 8:30pm. Volunteer attorneys will provide private legal advice to community members about their legal issues.

What will the legal clinic do?

Provide 15-minute private consultations with an attorney. Attorney will help the client determine whether the client has a legal problem, suggest possible options, and provide appropriate referrals.

What areas of laws are covered?

Attorneys will do their best to answer questions in any area of the law including immigration, family, civil, business, and estate planning. Since attorneys may not have complete expertise in your particular area, it is recommended that a summary of your question is provided at the time of scheduling an appointment so advance research for a more specific advice can be done prior to the consultation.

What do you need to attend?

Just make an appointment and show up with your legal question. No other paperwork or registration is required. It is recommended that you provide a summary of your legal issue while making an appointment for a more specific legal advice.

Law Clinic timings and location

The clinic will be held 1st and 3rd Wednesday of each month from 6:30pm to 8:30pm by appointment only. Each slot will be 15-minutes long. The clinic will be held in MEC facility located at 37500 Central Court, Newark CA, 94560.

Scheduling an appointment

To schedule an appointment, please send an email to with,
- Your complete name
- Preferred time slot
- Your email address
- Contact phone number
- Your legal question

6:30pm to 8:30pm

Frequency: 1st and 3rd Wednesday of each month

Cost: Free

Location: MEC facility located at 37500 Central Court, Newark CA, 94560
Contact: send an email to with required info (see above)
MEC Monthly Homeless Shelter Meal

Join a team of dedicated brothers and sisters from MEC to practice one of the greatest principles of Islam: "Feeding The Needy", once every month (First Friday of every month).

Please email brother Mohammad Imad ( to volunteer for this event.

First Friday of every month
5:30 PM Sharp

Frequency: Monthly

We also accept monetary donation to buy supplies.

Location: Abode Services (previously known as TriCity Homeless Coalition) in Fremont.
588 Brown Rd (off Warm Springs Blvd, near Mission) Fremont, CA 94538

Contact: Br. Mohammad Imad:
Noor al-Huda Islamic School

* Teach Your Kids How to Read Quran *

We would like to welcome you to come and join us in Noor al-Huda Islamic School.

Our mission is to educate our youth about Islam and instill its great concepts and teachings in their hearts.

Our Programs: * Quran * Tajweed * Memorization * Islamic Studies * Arabic Classes

Monday to Wednesday
4:30pm to 7:30pm

All classes are taught by well-experienced Arabic teachers. Classes are open to all ages.

Location: MEC - 37500 Central Court, Newark
Contact: If interested, please contact us today to reserve a space at (510) 750-9130.
Space is limited.
Feed the Needy Food Drive

MEC has teamed up with the League of Volunteers (LOV) of Newark, a non-profit organization that provides food for the needy and homeless in Newark.

There is a Bin placed inside MEC where you may drop off your non-perishable food items. These items will be picked up by LOV Volunteers from MEC whenever the bin is full.

Examples of food items: Canned Corn, Canned Beans, Instant Mashed Potatoes, Baked Pies, ...
Also cooking accessories: Oval Roasting Pans, Charcoal, Chinet Dinner Plates with Dividers, ...

Please DO NOT bring any used clothes or kitchenware for the Food Bin.

Location: MEC - 37500 Central Court, Newark
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