Tag Archives: Islamic Association of Raleigh

Gardening 101 – Final Post, Funding your Project!

March 13, 2015

by Maryam Funmilayo

Welcome back to the final series of gardening 101. I hope you have started brainstorming on what, where, when, and how to plant, as the spring season is fast approaching.  I recently attended the Dig In! Event at the Marbles Kids’ Museum.  Experienced and novice gardeners, farmers, Master Gardeners, school teachers, and various community members, were all attendees at the event. It was a well-attended and successful event.  People shared success stories on how their empty lands became flourishing gardens.

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Faithful Families Classes at the IAR: 2013 Year in Review

January 16, 2014

by Maryam Funmilayo

The Faithful Families Eating Smart and Moving More program was launched at the Islamic Association of Raleigh (IAR) on February 9, 2013. The popularity of the classes has grown and attracted many women from diverse ethnic backgrounds. Although the number of participants in each class varies, the interest and word of mouth have been very encouraging, to say the least.

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