Chicago Event Calendar

Office Hours at Ta'leef Chicago:

Sundays, 3-8 PM
Tuesdays & Wednesdays, 5-9 PM
Thursdays, 6-10 PM
Fridays, 5-10 PM

Please email chicago@taleefcollective.org for any inquiries.

Qiyaam at Ta’leef Chicago

When: June 17th 11:30PM-4AM
Where: 1945 S Halsted St. Chicago, IL 60608

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06/17/2017

Special Iftar & Living Right

When: June 4th 6:30-10PM
Where: 1945 S. Halsted St. Chicago, IL 60608

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06/04/2017

Breaking Bread: A Community Potluck

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Sunday, May 21, 1-3 pm

05/21/2017

Ta’leef Children: Storytime

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Instructor: Randa Kuziez, Founder HoneyTree Books

Where: 1945 S. Halsted St, Chicago, IL. 60608

When: Sunday, May 21, 11:30am

Cost: $10 per child (light meal for each child included)

 

 

05/21/2017

Being Muslim

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Instructor(s): Ali Dia

Where: American Islamic College

When: Wednesdays, 5/17 & 5/24, 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm

Cost: Free

 

 

05/17/2017

Introduction to Photography

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Instructor: Mohammed El Gamal
Where: 1945 S. Halsted St, Chicago, IL 60608
When: Tuesdays, 5/16-5/23, 6:30-8 PM

05/16/2017

Being Muslim

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Instructor: Ali Dia, Kamran Chaudri, and others

Where: 1945 S. Halsted St, Chicago, IL 60608

When: Wednesdays, April 5 - May 24, 7-8:30 pm

Cost: FREE

04/5/2017

Breaking Bread: A Community Potluck

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Sunday, April 9, 1-3 pm
Sunday, May 21, 1-3 pm

04/09/2017

Learning the Quran: Beginners

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Instructor: Hafiz Oussama Bandoui

Where: 1945 S. Halsted St, Chicago, IL 60608

When: Thursdays, April 6 - May 18, 6:30-7:30 pm

Cost: FREE

04/06/2017

Living Right with Usama Canon

Saturday, April 15, 1-3 pm
Saturday, May 12, 1-3 pm
No registration required.

04/15/2017

Being Muslim

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Instructor: Mike Swies, Kamran Chaudri, Ali Dia
Where: 1945 S. Halsted St, Chicago, IL 60608
When: Wednesdays, March 22, 7-8:30 pm
Cost: Free

03/22/2017

Introduction to Photography

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Instructor: Mohammed El Gamal
Where: 1945 S. Halsted St, Chicago, IL 60608
When: Tuesdays, 4/4-5/23, 6:30-8 PM
Cost: $45

04/04/2017

Introduction to Mindfulness

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Instructor: Micah Anderson

Where: 1945 S. Halsted St, Chicago, IL. 60608

When: Saturday, April 22, 1-5 PM

Cost: $30/person

4/22/2017

Ta’leef Children: Storytime

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Instructor: Randa Kuziez, Founder HoneyTree Books

Where: 1945 S. Halsted St, Chicago, IL. 60608

When: Friday, March 24th, 6:45-7:45 PM

Sunday, April 9th, 11:30-1:00 pm

Sunday, May 21, 11:30-1:00 pm

Cost: $10 per child (light meal for each child included)

 

 

03/24/2017

Living Right

Borrowing from traditional texts and conventional wisdom, “Living Right” is a forum for newcomers to Islam, young people recommitting themselves to the Deen, or anyone seeking practical ways to progress spiritually. Each session will be followed by our signature Moroccan tea.

Instructor: Hisham Mahmoud
Where: 1945 S. Halsted St. Chicago, IL 60608
When: Saturday, March 18, 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Cost: Free

03/18/2017

Living Right

Borrowing from traditional texts and conventional wisdom, “Living Right” is a forum for newcomers to Islam, young people recommitting themselves to the Deen, or anyone seeking practical ways to progress spiritually. Each session will be followed by our signature Moroccan tea.

Instructor(s): Usama Canon
Saturday, February 25, 1-3 pm
Where: 1945 S. Halsted St, Chicago, IL 60608
Cost: Free

02/25/2017

Being Muslim

Based off of the book “Being Muslim,” this free weekly class will give seekers an understanding of the vision and spirit of Islam, beginning at the most basic level. Topics will include: an introduction to the Quran, prayer and fasting, morality in everyday life, developing good character, destiny and fate, and the life of the Prophet Muhammad. Whether just curious about Islam, newly practicing, or a lifelong Muslim who would like a refresher, all are welcome.

Instructor: Mike Swies, Kamran Chaudri, Ali Dia
Where: 1945 S. Halsted St, Chicago, IL 60608
When: Wednesdays, January 11 to March 22, 7-8:30 pm
Cost: Free

02/01/2017

Community Potluck

Our community potluck is intended to bring together regular attendees of Ta’leef Chicago, with their families, friends, and anyone looking to share a meal. We invite all to come break bread and share space as a community. Join us every second Sunday of the month!

Where: 1945 S. Halsted St, Chicago, IL 60608
When: Sunday, March 12, 1-4 pm

Cost: FREE

Sign up to bring a dish here.

03/12/2017

Community Potluck

Our community potluck is intended to bring together regular attendees of Ta’leef Chicago, with their families, friends, and anyone looking to share a meal. We invite all to come break bread and share space as a community. Join us every second Sunday of the month!

Where: 1945 S. Halsted St, Chicago, IL 60608
When: Sunday, February 12, 1-4 pm

Cost: FREE

Sign up to bring a dish here.

02/12/2017

Being Muslim

Based off of the book “Being Muslim,” this free weekly class will give seekers an understanding of the vision and spirit of Islam, beginning at the most basic level. Topics will include: an introduction to the Quran, prayer and fasting, morality in everyday life, developing good character, destiny and fate, and the life of the Prophet Muhammad. Whether just curious about Islam, newly practicing, or a lifelong Muslim who would like a refresher, all are welcome.

Instructor: Mike Swies, Kamran Chaudri, Ali Dia
Where: 1945 S. Halsted St, Chicago, IL 60608
When: Wednesdays, January 11 to March 22, 7-8:30 pm
Cost: Free
Register at: http://bit.ly/Being_Muslim_Chicago

01/11/2017

Community Potluck

Our community potluck is intended to bring together regular attendees of Ta’leef Chicago, with their families, friends, and anyone looking to share a meal. We invite all to come break bread and share space as a community. Join us every second Sunday of the month!

Where: 1945 S. Halsted St, Chicago, IL 60608
When: Sunday, January 8, 1-4 pm

            Sunday, February 12, 1-4 pm

            Sunday, March 12, 1-4 pm
Cost: Free
Register at: http://bit.ly/Community_Potluck

01/08/2017

Living Right

Borrowing from traditional texts and conventional wisdom, “Living Right” is a forum for newcomers to Islam, young people recommitting themselves to the Deen, or anyone seeking practical ways to progress spiritually. Each session will be followed by our signature Moroccan tea.

Instructor(s): Hisham Mahmoud, Usama Canon
When: Saturday, January 21, 1-3 pm
Saturday, February 25, 1-3 pm
Saturday, March 18, 1-3 pm
Where: 1945 S. Halsted St, Chicago, IL 60608
Cost: Free

01/21/2017

Intro to Islam

Come and explore one of the world's largest faith traditions, where questions are encouraged and everyone is welcome. This informal discussion-based workshop is aimed at individuals who are curious about Islam and Muslims. Participants will have an opportunity to explore an introduction to the faith.

Instructor(s): Alia Bilal, Mike Swies, and many more.
Where: 1945 S. Halsted St, Chicago, IL 60608
When: Sunday, March 5, 12-3 pm
Cost: Free
Register at: http://bit.ly/Intro_to_Islam

03/05/2017

Chicago Opening Open House

Welcome to our new home! Join us for the opening of our new campus.

 

Where: Ta'leef Chicago

1945 S. Halsted St, Chicago, IL

 

When: Saturday, November 19th

4pm - 7pm (Registration not required)

 

Cost: Free

 

 

11/19/2016

Chicago Opening and Inauguration

The inauguration event is now sold out!

Please join us for the Open House program following the event!

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11/19/2016

Living Right

Please note date change below:

Instructor: Usama Canon
Where: 1945 S. Halsted St, Chicago, IL 60608
When: Thursday, December 15, 7-9 pm
Cost: Free

12/15/2016

Living Right

Instructor(s): Hisham Mahmoud
Where: 613 W Bittersweet Pl, Chicago, IL, 60613
When:  Saturday, October 8, 1-3 pm
Cost: Free

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10/8/2016

Introducing Islam

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Instructor(s): Alia Bilal, Mike Swies, and many more.
Where: 1945 S. Halsted St, Chicago, IL 60608
When: Sunday, December 4, 12-3pm
Cost: Free

12/4/2016

Introducing Islam

This friendly, informal discussion is for anyone sincerely curious about Islam and Muslims. Feel welcome to bring your questions, concerns, and curiosity. Come and explore with us one of the world's largest faith traditions.

Instructor(s): Alia Bilal, Mike Swies, and many more.
Where: 613 Bittersweet Pl, Chicago, IL 60613
When: September 18th, 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm

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09/18/2016

Exploring Submission, Faith, & Beauty

Rooted from our ongoing class “Being Muslim,” this class will deepen our familiarity with fundamentals of faith, worship, and spiritual excellence. Students will gain an understanding of practical implications and benefits that come from a realization of each article of faith. Attendees should have a basic knowledge of the five pillars and virtues of each pillar. We’ll work towards establishing each pillar in our lives and the importance of noble character.  Please join us!

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Instructor: Kamran Chaudri
Where: American Islamic College, 613 W Bittersweet Pl, Chicago, IL, 60613
When:  Thursdays, from July 21st, 7:00  pm to 8:30 pm
Cost: Free

07/21/2016

Living Right

Borrowing from traditional texts and conventional wisdom, “Living Right” is a forum for newcomers to Islam, young people recommitting themselves to the Deen, or anyone seeking practical ways to progress spiritually. Each session will be followed by our signature Moroccan tea.

Instructor: Usama Canon
Where: American Islamic College, 613 W Bittersweet Pl, Chicago, IL, 60613
When: Saturday, September 17th, 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Cost: Free

09/17/2016

Living Right

Borrowing from traditional texts and conventional wisdom, “Living Right” is a forum for newcomers to Islam, young people recommitting themselves to the Deen, or anyone seeking practical ways to progress spiritually. Each session will be followed by our signature Moroccan tea.

Instructor: Usama Canon
Where: American Islamic College, 613 W Bittersweet Pl, Chicago, IL, 60613
When:  Saturday, August 27th, 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Cost: Free

08/27/2016

Living Right: Eid BBQ

Join us at a special "Living Right: Eid BBQ" with Usama Canon, Ta'leef volunteers, and community!

Borrowing from traditional texts and conventional wisdom, “Living Right” is a forum for newcomers to Islam, young people recommitting themselves to the Deen, or anyone seeking practical ways to progress spiritually. Class will be followed by a BBQ and Eid celebration!

Where: American Islamic College, 613 W Bittersweet Pl, Chicago, IL, 60613

When:  Saturday, July 16, 3:00-5:00 pm (class) - FREE
Saturday, July 16, 5:00-7:00 pm (BBQ) - $10/person

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7/16/2016

Being Muslim

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Instructor(s): Kamran Chaudri

Where: American Islamic College

When: Thursdays beginning April 7th, 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm

Cost: Free

 

 

04/7/2016

Introducing Islam

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Instructor(s): Alia Bilal, Mike Swies, and more!

Where: American Islamic College

When: Sunday May 1st 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Cost: Free

5/1/2016

Special Living Right & Iftar

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Special Living Right & Iftar

Instructor(s): Usama Canon

Where: University of Chicago, 1212 E 59th St. Chicago IL 60637

When: Friday June 17th 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm

Cost: Free. Registration Required

 

06/17/2016

Living Right

Instructor(s): Usama Canon

Where: American Islamic College

When: Saturday May 7th 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Cost: Free

05/7/2016

Living Right

Instructor(s): Usama Canon

Where: American Islamic College

When: Saturday April 9th, 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Cost: Free

04/9/2016

Nourishing the Body & Soul

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Instructor(s): Ayesha Kazi and Juvaria Shahabuddin, MD

Where: American Islamic College

When: Saturday June 4th, 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Cost: $10 Suggested donation per meeting

 

06/4/2016

Exploring Divine Rhetoric – Part II

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Instructor(s): Hisham Mahmoud

Where: American Islamic College

When: Saturday April 2nd, 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Cost: $15 Refreshments will be served

 

04/2/2016

Breaking Bread: A Community Lunch

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Where: American Islamic College
When: 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Cost: (In Advance) Kids (3 y/o & up) -  $10.00 Adults $15.00
   (At the door) Kids (3 y/o & up) - $15.00 Adults $20.00

 

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03/05/2016

Introducing Islam

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Instructor(s): Alia Bilal, Mike Swies, and more!

Where: I-Cafe, 1814 W Irving Park Rd, Chicago IL 60613
When: 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Cost: Free

 

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02/28/2016

Living Right

Instructor(s): Usama Canon

Where: American Islamic College
When: 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Cost: Free

 

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03/12/2016

Living Right

Instructor(s): Usama Canon

Where: American Islamic College
When: 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Cost: Free

 

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02/27/2016

Living Right

Instructor(s): Usama Canon

Where: American Islamic College
When: 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Cost: Free

 

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01/30/2016

Living Right

Instructor(s): Usama Canon

Where: American Islamic College
When: 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Cost: Free

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12/12/2015

Living Right

Instructor(s): Usama Canon

Where: American Islamic College
When: 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Cost: Free

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11/07/2015

Living Right

Instructor(s): Usama Canon

Where: American Islamic College
When: 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Cost: Free

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10/10/2015

Exploring Divine Rhetoric

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Instructor(s): Hisham Mahmoud

Where: American Islamic College
When: 12:30 pm to 4:30 pm
Cost: $15 Refreshments will be served

 

01/23/2016

Introducing Islam

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Instructor(s): Alia Bilal, Mike Swies, and more!
Where: I-Cafe, 1814 W Irving Park Rd, Chicago IL 60613
When: 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Cost: Free

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12/06/2015

Living Right

Instructor(s): Usama Canon

Where: American Islamic College
When: 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm (Thursday, 9/3)
1-3 pm (Saturday, 10/10)
Cost: Free

 

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09/03/2015

Living Right

Instructor(s):  Usama Canon

Where: American Islamic College
When: 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Cost: Free

 

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08/08/2015

Introducing Islam

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Instructor(s): Alia Bilal, Mike Swies, and more!

Where: I-Cafe, 1814 W Irving Park Rd, Chicago IL 60613
When: 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Cost: Free

 

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08/30/2015

Nourishing the Body & Soul

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Instructor(s): Hannah El-Amin, RD of Nutrition Fits

Where: American Islamic College
When: 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Cost: $10 Suggested donation per meeting

 

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09/19/2015

Pursuing Excellence

Online Registration is now closed. Registration at the door available.

Instructor(s): Ustadh Hisham Mahmoud

Where: American Islamic College
When: 2:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Cost: $15 (includes snacks)

 

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10/3/2015

Breaking Bread: A Community BBQ

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Where: American Islamic College
When: 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Cost: (In Advance) Kids (3 y/o & up) -  $10.00 Adults $15.00
   (At the door) Kids (3 y/o & up) - $15.00 Adults $20.00

 

 

10/17/2015

Establishing the Fast

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Instructor(s): Ustadh Hisham Mahmoud

Where: American Islamic College
When: 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Cost: Free

 

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05/02/2015

Living Right

Instructor(s): Usama Canon

Where: Ida Noyes Hall, Theater, 1212 E 59th St, Chicago, IL 6063

 

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Cost: Free

 

07/10/2015

Living Right

Instructor(s): Usama Canon

Where: American Islamic College
When: 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Cost: Free

 

05/30/2015

WAYFARING TO GOD

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Instructor(s): Syeda Nejma Davis

Where: American Islamic College, 613 Bittersweet, Chicago, IL, 60613
When:  1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Cost: Free

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05/16/2015

Living Right

Instructor(s):  Ubaidullah Evans

Where: American Islamic College
When: 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Cost: Free
03/14/2015

Living Right

Instructor(s): Usama Canon, Ubaidullah Evans

Where: American Islamic College
When: 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Cost: Free
02/07/2015

Living Right

Instructor(s): Usama Canon

Where: American Islamic College
When: 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Cost: Free

 

Living Right Class

04/18/2015

Introducing Islam

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Instructor(s): Alia Bilal, Mike Swies, and many more

Where: State Farm, Next Door
When: 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Cost: Free

 

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02/22/2015

Revisiting Dawah

Online Registration is now closed. Tickets can be purchased at the door.

Instructor(s): Shaykh Yahya Rhodus and Usama Canon, hosted by Alia Bilal

Where: American Islamic College
When: 7:15 pm doors open, 8:00 pm program begins
Cost: $10.00/person

 

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01/23/2015