Find Our Booth at the Aurora Street Festival 2023!

Step into a world of joy, unity, and vibrant experiences for all ages. Witness the magic as children’s faces light up with delight through enchanting face paintings and engaging activities. Discover the values that the Baha’i Community of Aurora holds dear, and explore how we can all contribute to a brighter future. Mark your calendars:Continue reading “Find Our Booth at the Aurora Street Festival 2023!”

Baha’is of Aurora participate in Diaperama Event for Young Mothers

Last week, the Baha’is of Aurora were thrilled to have been invited to contribute to Diaperama, an incredible donation event hosted by Rose of Sharon. Rose of Sharon is a remarkable not-for-profit organization located in Newmarket, that provides essential support and educational services to prenatal and parenting young women across York Region. The Baha’i CommunityContinue reading “Baha’is of Aurora participate in Diaperama Event for Young Mothers”

Coldest Night of the Year!

“It’s cold out there. And together we are going to do something about it.” Last Friday evening, together with tens of thousands of Canadians across the country, members of the Aurora Baha’i Community walked for an hour and raised funds to support and serve people and families experiencing homelessness, hurt, and hunger in our community.Continue reading “Coldest Night of the Year!”

Children’s Festival: Celebrating Ayyam-i-Ha

Ayyam-i-Ha is a multiple-day Baha’i festival that is joyously celebrated in countries and territories all over the world. It typically falls around the end of February and beginning of March. Ayyam-i-Ha, or the Intercalary Days, is a period dedicated to socializing, being hospitable, giving generously to the poor and needy, and preparing for the upcomingContinue reading “Children’s Festival: Celebrating Ayyam-i-Ha”

Cleaning Service Project – What a turnout!

On Sunday, October 16th, a number of volunteers here in Aurora gathered at the Wellington West Public School grounds to participate in litter clean-up organized by the Aurora Baha’i Community. Join us in our future initiatives! A cleaner earth is everyone’s responsibility. For a Baha’i Perspective on the current environmental crisis, read this insightful articleContinue reading “Cleaning Service Project – What a turnout!”

Social Action Committee Helping to End Hunger with Community Support

At the beginning of autumn, the Social Action Committee (SAC) asked its community members to help end hunger in Aurora by donating fresh produce, vegetables, and perishable foods to be delivered to the local food bank. SAC members organized the collection of the over a dozen bags contributed by many donors (pictured below). The generosityContinue reading “Social Action Committee Helping to End Hunger with Community Support”

(Video) Junior Youth Camp Highlights

In late July, York North (Aurora, Newmarket, and surrounding areas) hosted an in-person/hybrid junior youth camp designed for youth between the ages of 11-15 years old. Each year, the camp provides a rich environment for spiritual education and a precious opportunity for the animators and junior youth to come together. Since the pandemic, the camps have been mostly virtual. However,Continue reading “(Video) Junior Youth Camp Highlights”

(Video) Aurora Children Honouring the 215 Indigenous Children

The Children’s Education Committee of the Baha’i Community of Aurora created this video to commemorate the 215 Indigenous children whose bodies were discovered at Kamloops residential school in British Columbia. In the video, the children read a poem by Abigail Echo-Hawk. If you decide to share this, please tag us on Facebook @BahaisOfAuroraOntario, or onContinue reading “(Video) Aurora Children Honouring the 215 Indigenous Children”

Children’s Classes in Aurora (Zoom)

Baha’i children’s classes aim to nurture the hearts and minds of children. The emphasis of these classes is on helping children to learn to reflect on and apply spiritual principles, such as love, unity and justice, to their own lives and to the lives of those around them. Based on the teachings of Baha’u’llah, theContinue reading “Children’s Classes in Aurora (Zoom)”