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 May 28, 2019
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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 »
In the Book of Certitude, which was written about 1861, Baha'u'llah explains the continuity of revealed religion through the ages. He addresses themes that have always been central to religious life: the existence of God, the station of God's messengers, the nature of humanity, and the purpose of life. (The Persian name of this bookFind 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.