ZAGBA picnic/biking event: Saturday June 12

Hope all of you are keeping well and enjoying the warm May days.Please save the date for the ZAGBA Picnic and Biking on Saturday June 12  at the Millennium Park in West Roxbury starting at 4:30pm. An Evite will follow in the coming days.

Painting with a Needle” on Parsee Embroidery, by UNESCO sponsored Parzor with Zareen Karani Aaroz.

Painting with a Needle” on Parsee Embroidery, by UNESCO sponsored Parzor with Zareen Karani Aaroz. –

URGENT: WZO US Region Medical Appeal for India

World Zoroastrian Organization, U.S. Region Ltd.
6943 Fieldstone Drive, Burr Ridge, Illinois 60527-5295
Phone: (630) 654-8828 . Fax: (630) 654-8838 .



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ZAGBA April 11 2021 – 2nd outreach/social discussion

Dear ZAGBA community, ZAGBA board will host the 2nd ZAGBA community outreach social/discussion on Date: April 11, 2021 Time: 6:00pm to 7:00pm EST Topics of discussion ·  FEZANA President – Arzan Sam Wadia Meet and greet ·  ZAGBA Annual Overview ·  Q & A/Socializing Topic: ZAGBA virtual social hour Time: Apr 11, 2021 06:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada) Join Zoom…

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…


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 or check to Pria Sarma.

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

Warm regards,


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COVID-19: Relief & Rehabilitation of Zoroastrians In India

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