FIRST “OPEN MOSQUES RHODE ISLAND” TO BE HELD ON MAY 20TH
On Saturday, May 20th, four Rhode Island mosques will open their doors to hold the First Annual Open Mosque Rhode Island Day. Open Mosques Rhode Island provides an opportunity for the general public and people of all faiths to meet their Muslim neighbors and learn more about Islam.
Attendees will have the opportunity to tour a mosque, hear a brief introduction to Islam, enjoy food and refreshments, apply henna, and try on a hijab (headscarf) or kufi (headcap).
“Like other philosophies and religions in the world, Islam is a part of our global human heritage, and Muslims as a community are intent on making the world a better place for everyone,” said Imam Adnan Adrian Wood – Smith, President of RICMA.
“We want to invite the whole RI community to join us in our spiritual spaces to meet Muslims and learn about Islam, and so we can all enjoy each other’s company.”
Saturday, May 20th, from 2-4 pm
Masjid Al-Islam (
40 Sayles Hill Road,
(North Smithfield, RI)
(39 Haskins Street,
(60 Fortin Road, Kingston, RI)
(18 Dunnell Lane, Pawtucket, RI)
RICMA aims to advance the Rhode Island Muslim community by facilitating communication across and between the state’s many Islamic institutions, organizations, and initiatives; and serving as a point of coordination and contact between the Muslim community and the broader Rhode Island community. Learn more at www.ricma.org/about.