Welcoming Ramadan 2023

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Welcoming Ramadan 2023

It's that time of year again... Join us at The Pop Up Souk in Welcoming Ramadan 2023! An event for the whole family.

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Milton Bible Church 121 Chisholm Drive Milton, ON L9T 4A6 Canada

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  • 8 hours
  • Mobile eTicket

The Pop Up Souk is proud to invite you all to the Welcoming Ramadan 2023 Event.

A day filled with activities, vendors, workshops, read a long's, food, and family. Every year the Pop Up Souk strives to help you and your family get ready for Ramadan. This event take place on February 25th at the Milton Connect Centre from 10 AM to 6 PM. Come and get yourself in the Ramadan spirit!

*Please see our Social Media pages(@thepopupsouk on Instagram and Facebook)for a complete vendor listing. Entry to the Souk is free, but a ticket is required. The workshops are paid, the fees and details for these workshops are listed below.

We will also be having our annual toy drive in collaboration with Myrec.

Workshops:

11:00 am “Aaj Kya Hua”

Ages 2-4 Cost $18 per family

Come listen to author and teacher Binish Khan read aloud her latest children’s book, ‘Aaj Kya Hua’. Your toddler will learn Urdu words from this dual-language board book, in an engaging story time! Following the read aloud, stay back for a toddler-friendly craft and receive your signed copy of ‘Aaj Kya Hua’ or Khan’s first book, ‘Eita Ki’.

12:00 pm & 12:30 pm

Learn to wrap the perfect gift with Sealed with duas

Ages 10+ Cost $25

Come learn to wrap a Pinterest worthy gift and a statement bow with queen of wrapping paper Raba from @sealedwithduas Not only will you learn the techniques, but you will be doing it with her beautiful products. Valued at $38 (detailed breakdown available on Instagram)Participants will also receive a discount code for a future purchase.

1:00 pm, 1:45pm, and 2:30pm

Ramadan Art and Craft session with Also Sophia Ages 4+ Cost $15.97

Join us for a 30-minute art and craft session with Also Sophia. The art project will be to customize a wooden laser-cut Mosque Table sign. Art supplies and materials will be supplied. Participants will be receiving a complimentary goodie bag with Also Sophia products and a special discount code to shop at the Also Sophia booth on the day of the event.

3:00pm

Let's thread a mosque Ages 15+ Cost $45

Learn the art of phulkari (folk embroidery of Punjab) by creating your own masjid on fabric with Rafia Shafiq from @dhaga.art

4:00pm

Pop! Pop! Pop! Ages 3-7 Cost $18 per family

Take your kids on a bubbly adventure with Sana Malim’s interactive read-along of her latest book, “Pop! Pop! Pop!” Children aged 2-7 will enjoy popping bubbles while listening to a fun story about two sisters, Noor and Leena, and their journey trapped inside a giant bubble. Attendees will have a chance to meet the author, ask questions and get their book signed.

We are proud to introduce our Sponsor for this year Kalaam. Kalaam is the fastest and easiest way to learn the Arabic of the Quran. It’s a free app that will be launched to a select group of people this Ramadan.

At 6:00pm after the Souk, the App creator of Kalaam, Areeb Bajwa will share his vision, and show how it can transform the relationship of Muslims with the Quran around the world InshaAllah. Want to know more? The first 20 registrants will be invited to a private pre-launch dinner after the Souk. Tickets are free with a donation.

It's going to be a fun filled day, see you at the Souk!

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