ISW - East Metro serves the East Metro Muslim community by offering high-quality services to engage, educate and mobilize the community. The center provides Islamic Yresources and education to sustain the community and to promote and encourage community participation, service, activism and inter-faith harmony.
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Eid Celebration Dinner

Assalaam Alaikum, Please join us the celebration of joyous occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr with the community! Entrance includes full catered dinner, drinks and dessert. When: Sunday June 25, 2016 at 7:00 PM Where: ISW-EM 680 Commerce Dr. Suite #130. Woodbury, MN Entrance: $25/Family $20/Couple (includes 1 kid < 5 yrs) $10/Single We look forward to seeing you and your family, Insha'Allah! Please feel free to share this invitition with your friends.

6/25/2017 7:00:00 PM -05:00

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ISWEM New Islamic Center Ramadan Fundraiser

This Ramadan, Allah (SWT) has given us another opportunity to participate in the building of a “House of His Worship” from the ground up that will, Insha Allah serve the ummah for generations to come. The ISWEM Islamic Center in the Twin Cities East Metro - that will look and feel like an Islamic Place of worship - is already under construction with ground breaking having taken place at the end of March 2017. Please see the 3D Model Video of the project at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EuGAfI1F7vc Insha Allah, the ISWEM will be hosting its Ramadan Dinner and Fundraiser. Please mark your calendars and invite your family and friends to also be a part of the Sadaqa Jareeya of buidling this House of Allah. There are many ways to participate with your donation: - Attending the fundraiser on Friday June 9, 2017. - By Mail to: ISWEM 680 Commerce Drive, Suite #130, Woodbury, MN 55125 - Online at http://iswem.org/donation/help-build-a-mosque - By putting it in the donation box at the masjid The Prophet (pbuh) said, "Whosoever builds for Allah a Masjid, Allah will reward him similar to it in paradise." (Bukhari and Muslim) * Admission is free * Baby sitting will be provided * Taraweeh will be onsite

6/9/2017 8:30:00 PM -05:00

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Let's Picnic !

Please join the community for the Annual Islamic Society of Woodbury-East Metro Community Picnic on Sunday May 14, 2017 at our future Masjid/Islamic Center property In sha Allah. Activities include : - BBQ lunch ( $10/ single , $25/ family ) - Pre Ramadan Eid Bazaar ( which will be including stalls of facepainting , Clothes and jewelery etc for sale ) - Lots of kids activities including Pony ride ( $2 ) , soccer , petting zoo , bouncy castle and other games - Weekend school ( TILC ) graduation ceremony - Elections The event will go on, RAIN or SHINE, as we will be under a Shelter. *The Entrance fee will be sponsored for those families who can't afford it. We look forward to seeing you and your families, Insha'Allah! If you have any questions or coments, please contact us at contact@iswem.org

5/14/2017 1:00:00 PM -05:00

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Town Hall - Woodbury PD and WA County Sheriff's Leadership

ISWEM will be hosting the Chief of Woodbury Police, Lee Vague along with Senior Leaders from the Washington County Sheriff's office on Monday March 20th. This event is open to the community and will be town hall style, so community members can ask questions and share their concerns.

3/20/2017 6:15:00 PM -05:00

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Noor Kids - For the Youth

The ISWEM Youth Club proudly presents a workshop with Noor Kids!! When: Sunday, March 19 Where: ISWEM Masjid, Suite 130, 680 Commerce Drive, Woodbury, MN 55125. Time: 2 - 3:30 pm Ages: 12+ Workshop: "The American Muslim Oxymoron" • Why it's the best time ever to grow up as a Muslim in America. • How Islamophobia has changed the way you think about yourself & Muslims . • The two most important decisions of your life. Through debate and discourse, Noor Kids will lead the youth through an interactive workshop using critical thinking to answer these questions.

3/19/2017 2:00:00 PM -05:00

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Noor Kids - Story Telling and Parents Seminar

The ISWEM Social Committee is excited to announce that Noor Kids will be having an event at ISWEM!! Noor Kids has been featured on the BBC, NPR, The Huffington Post, and many other outlets. We are excited that our community will be able to experience this one-of-a-kind learning event!! There will be two separate sessions, one for kids and one for parents. Program Details: 5:30pm: Community social hour + Potluck (We will be starting promptly at 5:30pm, so please arrive on time) 6:45pm: Session 1: Children's story telling: Why I love reading + Story (The power of Prayer) + meet the author 7:45pm: Session 2: Parents seminar: "Identity in crisis - raising confident kids" How are muslim children being impacted by Islamophobia? What are evidence based approaches to raise confident Muslims? After studying at Harvard, Berkeley, and San Francisco State University, Br Amin G. Aaser from Noor Kids will share insights on the challenges faced by Muslim children and the solutions to counter them.

3/18/2017 5:30:00 PM -05:00

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Eid Celebration Dinner

please join us to celebrate the joyous occasion of Eid Ul Adha with the community . Entrance includes full catered dinner , drinks and dessert . Entrance : $30 / family $ 20 / couple $ 10 / single We look forward to seeing you and your family , inshaAllah . Please feel free to share this invitation with your friends .

9/17/2016 6:30:00 PM -05:00

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Henna Festival for Eid ul Adha 2016 ( ladies only)

Eid-ul-Adha is around the corner!! Time again for some festivities and celebrations .... The Islamic Society of Woodbury - East Metro's Social Committee presents The Henna Festival (LADIES ONLY). Come and join the fun filled festivities. There will be a variety of HENNA and CLOTHES stalls to cater to your festive needs. Bookings for stalls is still open (first come first serve). The cost of each stall is $30. For inquires and/or to book a stall please contact Sr. Saima or Sr. Sofia at contact@iswem.org

9/11/2016 1:00:00 PM -05:00

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ISWEM New Islamic Center - Ramadan Fundraiser

This Ramadan Allah (SWT) has given us an opportunity to participate in building a “House of His Worship” from the ground up that Insha Allah will serve the ummah for generations to come. The ISWEM Islamic Center in the Twin Cities East Metro - that will look and feel like an Islamic Place of worship - is ready for construction and waiting for us to work together to build it. Please see the 3D Model Video of the project at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EuGAfI1F7vc The Islamic Society of Woodbury/East Metro (ISWEM) was approved by the City of Afton in April for construction and received wide spread press coverage in the media. To see the media coverage please visit http://iswem.org/about-us/media-coverage/ Insha Allah, the ISWEM will be hosting its Ramadan Dinner and Fundraiser: The success of this fundraiser is critical to move this project into the construction phase. Please mark it on your calendar and please attend this event Insha Allah. Further details on the fundraising event is at http://iswem.org/fundraiser/ We want to start the construction of this House of Allah in 2016, as we have one year from the date of approval to break ground. Alhamdu Lillah, we have most of the plans in place and the main thing left is for all of us to participate in this project by taking ownership to build a portion of this Islamic Center. We can participate in this Sadaqa Jareeya by building: Musallah (Prayer) Spaces at $1,500 for each space (For our parents, ourselves, our spouse, our kids and get the reward every time someone prays there) 1 sqft of the Center at $150/sqft (and we can participate in building multiple sqfts) Any other contribution amounts are welcome and will help convert this paper design for the House of Allah into reality There are many ways to donate: Attending the fundraiser on Saturday June 25th 2016 By Mail to: ISWEM 680 Commerce Drive, Suite #130, Woodbury, MN 55125 Online at http://iswem.org/donation/help-build-a-mosque By putting it in the donation box at the masjid The Prophet (pbuh) said, "Whosoever builds for Allah a Masjid, Allah will reward him similar to it in paradise." (Bukhari and Muslim)

6/25/2016 9:00:00 PM -05:00

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Pre Ramadan Eid Bazaar 2016

The ISWEM Social Events Commitee presents to you the " Pre Ramadan Eid Bazaar 2016" for the very first time . An event that is sure to provide you with a wide variety of shopping options so you are all set for iftaar events as well as Eid . A one stop shop for all your festive shopping!! This time, as in previous years we will have clothes , jewellery and accessories stalls . A large variety of delicious, mouthwatering cuisine will be available for a fine dining experience. The Pre Ramadan Eid Bazaar is not only a place for networking and promoting your business, but also an avenue for people to meet up while patronizing the stalls. Please bring your family, friends and colleagues and enjoy the warm friendly atmosphere and have a great shopping experience . *Free parking *Free entry Booth/ Stall booking is open NOW ( first come first serve basis ) Stall bookings email : contact@iswem.org For all inquires please contact sister Saima ( jewellery & miscellaneous stalls ) , sister Nasimah ( food stalls ) or sister Sofia ( clothes stall ) at contact@iswem.org fee for stall = $30

6/4/2016 12:00:00 PM -05:00

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Annual Community Picnic

Assalamu Alaikum, Please join the community for the Annual Islamic Society of Woodbury-East Metro Community Picnic on Saturday May 21, 2016 at our future Masjid/Islamic Center property In sha Allah. Program Welcome - 1:00 PM Zuhr Prayer - 1:30 PM Lunch - 2:00 PM Short Program: 3:30 PM Pony Ride: 3:00 - 5:00 PM In sha Allah we will enjoy - A great afternoon with other brothers and sisters in the community - Lots of kids activities including jumping castle, Pony ride, soccer and other games - Tasty food for your enjoyment - Tour of the property for our future Masjid The event will go on, RAIN or SHINE, as we will be under a Shelter Entrance Fee: $25/FAMILY* $10/SINGLE* covers lunch, drinks, dessert and lots of fun! *The Entrance fee will be sponsored for those families who can't afford it. We look forward to seeing you and your families, Insha'Allah! If you have any questions or coments, please contact us at contact@iswem.org

5/21/2016 1:00:00 PM -05:00

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Milad un nabi ( Mawlid un nabiyyi ) Ladies only

ISWEM is hosting a LADIES ONLY Milad on dec 20th, 2015 . We would like you all to please join us at this blessed event . Let's chant hymns of praise to the Prophet Muhammad(PBUH). Sponsors ( Co hosts ) : Sr. Husna , Sr. Khatija , Sr. Rukhsana , Sr. Halima , Sr. Naghma . Speaker : Sr. Sadaf , Sr. Bushra , Sr. Naghma and friends . Admission : Free Time : 1pm - 4pm Program : start of Milad = 1:30 pm Lunch = 3:30 pm Looking forward to see you all there inshaAllah .

12/20/2015 1:00:00 PM -06:00

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Kids Carnival and Potluck

ISWEM presents Kids Carnival followed by a potluck dinner. A fun filled evening of games, jumping castle, pizza and much much more! Parents may drop off their kids 10 years and older. For kids under 10 parent(s) must accompany the child. The event will inshallah start saturday, Oct 31, 2015 at 5:00pm. Pizzas and drinks will be served for the kids (free). Carnival will end at 7:00pm. If you or your kid(s) would like to volunteer for the kids carnival , please email at contact@iswem.org Following the carnival, starting at 7:00pm please join us all for a potluck dinner. Let's have fun together! Where: Islamic Society of Woodbury - East Metro 680 Commerce Dr. Suite #130 Woodbury, MN 55125 When: saturday, Oct 31, 2015 Time: Kids Carnival 5:00pm - 7:00pm Potluck dinner 7:00pm onwards Admission is FREE for everyone!

10/31/2015 5:00:00 PM -05:00

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