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Baha’i Faith celebrates 200th birthday



FORSYTH – This year the Baha’i Faith marks the 200th birthday of its founder Baha’ u ‘llah, with a metro-wide celebration Sunday, Oct. 22, at the Cobb Galleria Centre, 2 Galleria Parkway, SE, Atlanta 30339.

The celebration is from 4 to 6 p.m. featuring diverse artistic performances, community leaders and dignitaries from around Georgia.

For tickets with reserved seating email Deborah Pesta at

Locally there are other celebrations:

The Forsyth County celebration will feature an open house that will include an explanatory Baha’i film. It will take place 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 21, at the Cumming Library meeting room, 585 Dahlonega St., Cumming.

The Bahá’í community of Alpharetta is hosting a celebration of the Bicentenary of the Birth of Bahá’u’lláh Saturday, Oct. 21, from 6-8 p.m. The event is at the Alpharetta Adult Activity Center, 13450 Cogburn Road, Alpharetta. Space is limited. Please RSVP to:

For information about the Baha’i Faith, go to

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