Opportunities to Engage
Attend a Baha’i conference or retreat center for an afternoon or a weekend. Find a family-friendly summer or winter camp near you. Take an online course or meet Baha’is through a video chat. Browse the calendar below for these and other opportunities to engage that are open to everyone.
FIND ACTIVITIES NEAR YOU
Most Baha’i community activities—prayer gatherings, study circles, activities for children and teens—take place in homes and community centers in towns and cities across the United States.
Events for January 13, 2019
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A brief overview of the history and teachings of the Baha'i Faith, followed by a question and answer period. Open to all. Held in the lower level of the Welcome Center.Find out more »
Part 1: General Introduction and the Study of Váḥid I & II This Web Talk, the first of five Webinars for the Wilmette Institute Course Discovering the Báb’s Persian Bayán: The Most Holy Book of the Bábí Religion, will provide a general introduction and analysis of the first two “Books” or “Váḥids”of this monumental revelationFind out more »
About the Bahá’í Calendar and Holy Days
The Baha’i Faith has its own calendar, called the Badí’ Calendar. It is a solar calendar consisting of 19 months of 19 days each (361 days), plus “Intercalary Days” (four in ordinary years and five in leap years) to adjust the calendar to the solar year. The days and months are named after the attributes of God. The Nineteen Day Feast, the primary community gathering for Baha’is in each town and city, is held on the first day of each Baha’i month. Eleven Holy Days mark significant events in Baha’i history.