AL MANARA EID AL FITR SALAT:
Thursday, May 13th, 2021
Shawwal 1, 1442
Castlewood State park
1401 Kiefer Creek Rd, Ballwin, 63021
Salaat will be held at the grassy field at the end of the road past the tunnel (it will not be held at the grassy field near the playground as we did in previous years)
(Park map below)
We will have 2 EID prayer sessions.
Capacity: 120 in each session.
Attendance is on a first-come, first-serve basis.
- First prayer: (7:30 am to 8:30 am) prayer starts @8 am
- Second prayer: ( 9:30 am to 10:30 am) prayer starts @10 am
Parking will be in the parking lot at the end of the road ONLY. Park in a parking spot, no parking on the grass. Directions will be given by Al Manara volunteers.
Once you park, you can easily walk a short distance to the field.
ENTERING THE PARK
Please drive slow and watch for pedestrians, joggers etc. as it is a heavily used area.
Look for the volunteers to guide you.
EXITING THE PRAYER AREA
Leave row by row as per the directions given right after khutbah.
You must exit immediately after prayer, area must be cleared out after each prayer.
Park admin will need to close the gates right after 2nd session thus anyone stuck behind will not be able to get out.
WHAT TO BRING/DO?
6ft social distancing.
Water bottle/umbrella for shade
Lawn chair (if needed)
WHAT YOU ARE NOT ALLOWED TO DO
Hugging, and any close contact.
Do not pass out any food/candy
No parking on the grass
All age groups are encouraged to attend
IN CASE OF INCLEMENT WEATHER SALAT WILL TAKE PLACE AT AL MANARA
Look out for announcements on our social media (including whatsapp). We will do 3 prayer sessions inside the masjid:
We realize that taking all the precautions decreases the risk of infections in large gatherings, but it does not eliminate the risk. Anyone who does not feel comfortable may pray at home.
If you experienced any of the following new or worsening symptoms within the past 24 hours:
Fever (temperature greater than 100.4 degrees Fahrenheit)
Shortness of breath or trouble breathing
Sore throat, different than your seasonal allergies
Loss of smell and/or taste
Diarrhea or vomiting
Has close contact with someone who was diagnosed with COVID-19 in the past 2
If yes to any of the above, for the safety of others do not attend the prayer service.
We expect and appreciate all your cooperation.