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Take a peek inside the new Islamic Center

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Michael Holahan/Staff

Have a look inside the Islamic Community Center of Augusta on Saturday, when the new $3.8 million mosque and community center is open to the public for a open house from 11:30-4 p.m. 

The open house includes cuisine from all over the world, tours of the new 35,000-square-foot building (browse photos here), a presentation with question and answer session about Islam and Muslim culture, henna, calligraphy and Islamic films. Everything is free, according to organizers.

The The Islamic Community Center of Augusta is located at 465 Old Evans Road. Learn more at openhouse.isaugusta.com.

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PassingOnBy
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PassingOnBy 02/16/13 - 01:11 pm
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Before the hatemongers

Before the hatemongers descend (in more ways than one), I want to thank you for promoting diversity in the community by publicizing this. I have friends from a lot of different religions and it's nice to know there is someplace for my Muslim friends to hang out now.

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Fiat_Lux 02/16/13 - 06:13 pm
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Man, I wish I had seen this

Man, I wish I had seen this earlier. I surely would have gone.

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Kelly Jasper 02/18/13 - 01:14 pm
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PassingOnBy, seemed like a

PassingOnBy, seemed like a well-attended event! http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/your-faith/2013-02-16/islamic-communit...

Fiat_Lux, we'll do a better job of posting these sooner in the future. Thanks for the feedback.

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