On March 27 and April 10, the Baha’i Community of Lincoln, in conjunction with the Baha’i Community of Ashland, will sponsor two free public events celebrating the process of Baha’i-inspired community building over the past 25 years. which has brought together people of different races, ethnicities, religions and beliefs.
Events will reflect on how people can work together to better the world and serve the Lincoln community. The celebration is titled “Building Communities That Are Refuges for Unity in Diversity.”
Gatherings will be spaced two weeks apart. The first will take place on Sunday, March 27 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Student Union Auditorium at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln City Campus, 1400 R St. The second will take place at the same location and at the same hours on Sunday, April 10.
The two-day celebration will include musical offerings from the diverse cultures represented in Lincoln, arts activities, small group consultations and planning of acts of service to the Lincoln community, light refreshments and meal breaks, and special programs for children and preteens.
The organizers ask that all participants be fully vaccinated and encourage the wearing of masks.
For more information, including a Zoom link for those unable to attend the celebration in person, contact Lincoln Baha’i Community Public Information Officer Brian Lepard at 402-472-2179 or blepard1 @unl.edu. More information about the Baha’i Community of Lincoln can be found at lincolnbahai.com and on the Baha’i Community of Lincoln Facebook page.