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Northern California: Celebrate the Iranian New Year with Giant Gandhi Puppet of Peace

Celebrate the Iranian New Year with Giant Gandhi Puppet of Peace-iSaturday, April 2, 2011
Lotus Tribe, Novato 2-4pm

Come celebrate the Iranian New Year (Now Rooz)!

You and your children are cordially invited to participate in an enchanting train ride conducted by the Giant Gandhi Puppet of Peace. Our guest speaker and presenter of this international project, Jes Richardson, is a school teacher and resident of Novato, CA. 

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Northern California: Islamic Cultural Center's Sizdah-Bedar

Islamic Cultural Center of Northern CaliforniaSunday, April 3, 2011
Lafayette Reservoir 12pm

Please join us for the tradition Persian New Year Picnic of at the beautiful Lafayette Reservoir.  Group picnic area has been reserved for the community.  Please bring your family, food, drinks,and your soccer and volleyballs to have a great and fun filled day at the park.

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San Francisco: Art People Gallery’s Persian New Year Celeberation

Art-People-Gallery-iSaturday March 26, 2011
Crocker Galleria, SF 6-10pm

PLEASE JOIN US FOR A CELEBRATION OF THE PERSIAN NEW YEAR. Let’s embrace the Persian Culture with fine art, live music, and Classical Persian performances! Meet the artists, enjoy delicious food, DJ, & surprises.

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Northern California- Chahar Shanbeh Soori, Persian Festival Of Fire

4shanbehsoorifinalprintfront-iTuesday March 15, 2011
B4Twelve (Bistro412), Palo Alto 6pm

We have teamed up with the Persian Student Association of Stanford University and Bay Area’s Shabeh Jomeh Chapter to bring you a special & exclusive Chahar-Shanbeh Soori celebration with family & friends at a special venue accomodating indoor and outdoor staging areas.

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Northern California: Persian Center's Norouz 2011 and ChaharShanbeh Souri

Persian-center-Norouz 2011-iFriday, March 25, 2011
Crowne Plaze Cabana Hotel, Palo Alto 6:30pm

ChaharShanbeh Souri
Tuesday, March 15, 2011
2000 block of Durant Ave in Berkeley 7pm


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San Jose State University Norooz and Iranian Studies

san-jose-state-university-NOROOZThursday, March 10, 2010 – 7pm
Engineering Auditorium

On March 10th, San Jose State University will celebrate the Persian New Year just a little early. Norooz, the most important holiday in Iran and among Iranian Americans and other Persian-speaking people marks the arrival of the spring equinox. But this year, Norooz is also marking the arrival of the newly established Iranian Studies program at SJSU.

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USA: Give Back this Norooz

National-Iranian-American-CouncilSaturday, March 12, 2011

The Iranian New Year, Norooz, is a time of year to celebrate family, friends and the rebirth of nature.  It’s also a time for spring cleaning ‘khouneh tekouni’ and, according to some, setting the tone for the year ahead.


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Northern California: Ballet Afsaneh - Persian New Year Celebration in Fresno

Mariam-GaibovaSaturday, March 26, 2011
Unitarian Universalist Church

Afsaneh Art & Culture Society in collaboration with the Iranian Culture and Art Club of Fresno is thrilled to present Jashne Norouz – Persian New Year Celebration. An unforgettable evening of exquisite Persian Music and Dance, unlocking hidden treasures from an ancient past.

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Northern California: Nowruz at Oakland East Bay Symphony

Oakland-East-Bay-SymphonyFriday, March 18, 2011
More Notes from Persia

In March 2008, we celebrated Persian New Year with a concert featuring music and artists from this part of the world, along with brilliant works from the Western classical tradition. The concert was so well-received we’ve decided to return to Persia this season, once again in time to celebrate Persian New Year, Nowruz.

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Northern California: 14th annual Norouz Show at UC Davis

UC-Davis-Norouz-2011-1-iSunday, March 6, 2011
Freeborn Hall

The Iranian Student Cultural & Aesthetic Organization (ISCAO) invites you to join us for an unforgettable evening of Iranian music and dancing performed by UC Davis Students.

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Persian New Year, Norooz 1390 - 2011 Times تحویل سال

150px-earth-lighting-equinox_enNowruz marks the first day of spring and the beginning of the Iranian year. It is celebrated on the day of the astronomical vernal equinox (the start of spring in the northern hemisphere), which usually occurs either on March 20 on March 21.

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