New York City Celebrates the Centenary of `Abdu'l-Bahá's Visit

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Weekend Activities

This weekend, the Baha'i community of New York City has a commemoration, two open houses, and a tour of historic locations to mark the 100th year anniversary of `Abdu'l-Bahá's visit to New York City.

Centenary Celebration

The National Spiritual Assembly is sponsoring the central celebration -- an event titled, "The Power of the Covenant", held Saturday, June 16th, 7:30-10:00 p.m., at the Lehman Center. Visit http://centenary.bahai.us/commemoration/new-york for more information.

Open House

The New York City Baha'i Center will have an open house this Saturday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.


Devotionals will be held at the NYC Baha'i Center and are open to the public.

  • 11 am Sunday
  • 3 pm Sunday

Site Tour (Saturday)

`Abdu'l-Bahá visited many places while in New York City. Many of these locations still exist and may be visited. There will be a special tour of these sites. Please join us at the Baha'i Center on Saturday at noon.

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