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 April 5, 2021
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Staff members from the Baha’i House of Worship are hosting daily virtual devotional programs at 12:30 p.m. Each session begins with a brief planned program of prayers and then participants from around the world are invited to share their own prayers and songs. (Visit http://www.bahaiprayers.org/) Everyone is welcome to attend and share scripture or songs fromFind out more »
Firesides are informal gatherings for introductory conversationsabout the Baha'i Faith. They are excellent opportunities for people to askquestions and learn about how the Faith's teachings relate to contemporarylife.This event is facilitated by Lea, a Baha'i from Minnesota. For the Zoom link, pleaseRegister hereFind 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.