DRBI Farm Tour – Sunday Mornings

Desert Rose Bahá’í Institute 1950 West William Sears Drive, Eloy

Take a tour through our sustainable farming project with one of our Specialists. Please bring your own drinking water. Parking lot located next to the Casas and before the Pavilion. Covid-19 Measures: safe distancing will apply.      

Free

Transforming Our One World: Harlem Preparatory School – an answer to racial inequality in education

Online
Virtual Event

Presenter: Hussein Ahdieh Session Outline: In the 1960’s, America faced a similar racial crisis to today. An enthusiastic group of Bahá’ís, Catholic nuns and Black leaders took steps to help disadvantaged Black high school dropouts to go to college. Their efforts led to the establishment of the Baha’i-inspired, world famous Harlem Preparatory school, which became a … Continue reading Transforming Our One World: Harlem Preparatory School – an answer to racial inequality in education

Free

THE WRITE LIFE ONLINE RETREAT

Online

You’re inspired. You’re determined. Your next story /article/book /memoir is “write” on the tip of your pen or surface of your computer screen—BUT—it's hard to prioritize your creative work. Well, you’re not alone. Spend a few days in creative contemplation on Zoom with facilitators and fellow writers. Gather each morning as a group to explore … Continue reading THE WRITE LIFE ONLINE RETREAT

$100

Traditional vs Self-Publishing with Anne Perry

Online
Virtual Event

Presenter:  Anne Perry   So, you’ve finally finished your book.  Now what?  How do you launch this new baby out into the world?  Should you self-publish?  What about traditional publishers, are they the best way to go? Join this free online discussion presented by author Anne Perry – host of ‘The Write Life’ series. Anne … Continue reading Traditional vs Self-Publishing with Anne Perry

Free

Write Life ZOOMS – A Public Reading

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Virtual Event

A Public Reading with the Write Life Presenters and Writers!  Enjoy hearing writers read excerpts from their writings in a variety of genres—fiction, poetry, memoir, essay. This event will feature the presenters of our series (Veronika Trebesh, Kathryn Hogenson, Bruce Filson, Anne Perry, and Joyce Litoff), as well as the writers participating in the Write … Continue reading Write Life ZOOMS – A Public Reading

$25

Book Launch: Dr. Christopher Buck – Bahai Faith: The Basics: Turning Faith Into Action

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Virtual Event

DRBI is pleased to launch Dr. Christopher Buck’s newest book, Bahá’í faith – The Basics. In this one-hour online session Dr. Buck will share readings from his book and introduce the idea of the “human predicament”, the disease in the world today and the concept  of the Divine Physician in all religions. Considering the broader … Continue reading Book Launch: Dr. Christopher Buck – Bahai Faith: The Basics: Turning Faith Into Action

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*The Creative Process – A Tool for Individual and Collective Transformation

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Virtual Event

Where do creativity and inspiration come from?    What happens when we actualize our talents, harness our imaginations, and share with others the fruits of our creativity?   How will cultivating our interest in and love for the Arts contribute to changes in society and in our own engagement and public discourse?    What can we … Continue reading *The Creative Process – A Tool for Individual and Collective Transformation

$20

Art Series #1: Intermediate Watercolors – session 1 of 2

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Virtual Event

Intermediate Watercolors - 2  Online Sessions  Instructor: Saraiya Kanning In this 2-session journey, participants will build upon their already existing art practice through the creation of a final project. Topics covered will include wet-on-wet and wet-on-dry techniques, color choice, and composition. Some drawing concepts will be integrated within each class, as they relate to watercolor … Continue reading Art Series #1: Intermediate Watercolors – session 1 of 2

$60

Art Series #1: Intermediate Watercolors – session 2 of 2

Online
Virtual Event

Intermediate Watercolors - 2  Online Sessions    Instructor: Saraiya Kanning In this 2-session journey, participants will build upon their already existing art practice through the creation of a final project. Topics covered will include wet-on-wet and wet-on-dry techniques, color choice, and composition. Some drawing concepts will be integrated within each class, as they relate to … Continue reading Art Series #1: Intermediate Watercolors – session 2 of 2

$60

Weeds & Seeds: How to Stay Positive in the Midst of Life’s Storms

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Virtual Event

Life happens, and we cannot control it. We have learned this as we faced economic uncertainty, racial unrest, political fallout, and a global pandemic. What can you do in the face of such adversity?  You can either be a weed, speaking negatively and viewing life as hopeless, or you can be a seed, planting life with … Continue reading Weeds & Seeds: How to Stay Positive in the Midst of Life’s Storms

Free

Letting go to Grow: Overcoming Volatility, Uncertainty, Complexity, and Ambiguity (VUCA)

Online
Virtual Event

We want to control everything. From what we eat, how we travel, what job we have. Everything; however, in the past year, we realized that we truly controlled nothing, and, in a moment’s notice, everything can change. We are and always have been in a state of volatility, uncertainty, complexity, and ambiguity (VUCA). By being … Continue reading Letting go to Grow: Overcoming Volatility, Uncertainty, Complexity, and Ambiguity (VUCA)

$40

Write Life Zooms: The Personal Reflection Piece – Session One of Four: Writing for Inclusion and Diversity

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Virtual Event

Man writing in book while studying at park If you would welcome the opportunity to write down your thoughts on a passage from the Bahá’í Writings, you would enjoy experimenting with the Personal Reflection Piece. A new kind of personal essay that combines meditation on the Writings with creative expression in a prose shaped by … Continue reading Write Life Zooms: The Personal Reflection Piece – Session One of Four: Writing for Inclusion and Diversity

$25
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