Virtual meetup

Calling all single Zoroastrians ages 25 to 39.  Please register to attend a virtual meetup to meet and get to know other single Zoroastrians. Saturday, July 17th, 2021  Virtual Meetup Link will be sent out on July 16th for the meet.https://forms.gle/RfqQHaTPK7TPartb9

August 21, 2021 – Shahenshahi New Year Function.

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ZAGBA April 11 2021 – 2nd outreach/social discussion

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ZAGBA community outreach social/discussion

Dear ZAGBA community, ZAGBA board will host the 1st ZAGBA community outreach social/discussion on Date: Sunday March 7, 2021 Time: 5:00pm to 6:00pm Topics of discussion ·         COVID-19/Vaccination – Shiavax Cowasji ·         Impact of COVID-19 – Nauzar Vimadalal ·         Travel and COVID-19? Zoom link information: Time: Mar 7, 2021 05:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada) Join Zoom Meeting Meeting ID: 811 873 3018…

NAVROZE CELEBRATION WITH FOOD AND ENTERTAINMENT – Saturday March 20, 2021

Dear ZAGBA community,

Let’s celebrate Navroze together with some Food and Music!

ZAGBA has planned a virtual evening of ENTERTAINMENT by a professional musician on Saturday March 20, 2021 from 7:00pm – 900pm, followed by social hour and announcements via Zoom.

Now about FOOD! Here are the details:

Pick Up Point: Paradise Biryani Pointe, 1689 Middlesex St, Lowell, MA 01851

Date: Saturday, March 20, 2021

Time: Between 12:30pm – 2:30pm

Options: Non-Vegetarian & Vegetarian

Cost: Member: $10 per person & Non-Member: $20 per person

Non-Vegetarian Option includes: Mutton (goat) biryani, Chicken tikka masala, 2 pieces of Naan, 2 Samosas, kachubar and 2 Ras Malais.

Vegetarian Option includes: Vegetable biryani, vegetable Manchurian, 2 pieces of Naan, 2 Samosas, Kachubar and Ras Malai.

NOTE: The food will be packaged per order and individuals/families will need to arrange to pick up the food from Paradise Biryani Pointe in Lowell.

An evite will be sent shortly to RSVP and send the payment no later than March 10, 2021 either by paypal.com or check to Pria Sarma.

Be safe and we look forward to seeing you all virtually.

Warm regards,

ZAGBA Board

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Calendar

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