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.
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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 February 26, 2019
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Ayyám-i-Há or Intercalary Days (floats between Feb. 25 and March 1): Ayyám-i-Há, or “Days of Ha,” are devoted to spiritual preparation for the Fast, hospitality, charity and gift giving. The Badí’ Calendar is a solar calendar consisting of 19 months of 19 days each (361 days), with the addition of “Intercalary Days” (four in ordinaryFind out more »
Meaningful conversations about what the Baha'i Faith offers for people who want to contribute to the betterment of the world. Held in the Fireside Room.Find out more »
Join a weekly online book discussion group on Tuesday evenings. (The first few minutes will be an overview for newcomers.) The group reads together and discusses The Book of Certitude (“Kitab-i-Iqan“) by Baha’u’llah, Founder of the Baha’i Faith. In it Baha’u’llah explains the continuity of revealed religion through the ages. He addresses themes that haveFind 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.