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IMANews: Dhu al-Qa'dah 1445 AH, May / Jun 2024 AD

As-Salāmu ‘Alaykum / Peace be upon you!

Crescent Moon Dhu al-Qa'dah 1445 AH

Based on verified sightings of the crescent moon by the naked eye at sunset on Wednesday, May 8th, 2024, in different locations, Thursday, May 9th, 2024, will be the first day of Dhu al-Qidah, 1445 A.H.

We ask Allah SWT to grant success in performing good deeds, and to hasten the Return of Our Master, Imam Mahdi (A).

Important Islamic Events this Month:

Dhu al-Qa'dah May/Jun Occasion

11 May 19 Wiladat of Imam Ali Al-Ridha (p) (Year 148 A.H.)

29 Jun 7 Wafat of Imam Muhammad al-Jawad (A) (Year 220 A.H.)

Daily Dhur and Maghreb and Friday congregational prayers are being held in person at the IMAN Center. Congregational Prayer Timings are published on the IMAN home page.

Weekly Qur'an Circle for all ages is scheduled for 7:00 PM every Thursday.

Weekly Dua Kumail program also takes place in person every Thursday at 8:00 PM each Thursday.

Wiladats and wafats are observed on the Thursday closest to the actual date.

Additional programs will be posted under ADDITIONAL UPCOMING EVENTS on the IMAN home page.

Sunday School

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Social Services

Monthly community dinners IMAN hosts with St. John’s are a great opportunity to serve. Those interested to help, please contact Br. Abbas Kazmi or send mail to

Sr. Sidra Naqvi continues to coordinate meals every other Sunday to the Seattle Tent City. Several spots have been reserved to provide future meals at shelters. If you are interested in helping, please contact Sister Sidra Naqvi (425) 273 1463 or e-mail

Heal Palestine Report

Thanks to the generous support from the IMAN community, earlier this year a sum of $30,000 was contributed to Heal Palestine, a nonprofit organization committed to offering a professional, transparent and holistic approach in Health, Education, Aid, and Leadership to the young population of Palestine, particularly those in Gaza.

First quarter 2024 report from Heal Palestine can be accessed from this link.

Kirkland Comprehensive Plan Hearings

The City of Kirkland has scheduled public hearings regarding various elements of the City of Kirkland's Comprehensive Plan. Your input and participation are invaluable in shaping the future of our community. 


All Public Hearings will be held at City Hall (123 5th Ave) during Kirkland Planning Commission meetings starting at 6:00 PM.


Open Houses will be from 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM prior to each meeting to provide an

opportunity to speak with staff and ask questions. Visit the Planning Commission website for more information.  


Public Hearing Schedule:

Draft elements can be reviewed at or using the below website links once available.


May 9th, 2024 


May 23rd, 2024  


June 27th, 2024  


September 26th, 2024 

Topics: Housing; Appendices (Glossary, Historical Information, Housing Needs Assessment, Community Profile); Miscellaneous topics   


Your presence and feedback are crucial in ensuring that the Comprehensive Plan reflects the needs and aspirations of our diverse community.


If you're unable to attend, please consider submitting your thoughts and suggestions via email to or using this online Public Comment Form.  


If you would like to receive updates on the City’s Comprehensive Plan, please take a moment to sign up for the K2044 Listserv.

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