Anar Center periodically provides art and cultural workshops, lectures and events run by community members who are aligned with our mission. 

Terms of Service


Persian Toddlers' Playgroup by Shir O Asal

Date: Sunday May 6th, 2018
Time: 10:00am - 11:00am
Cost: $40
Ages: Toddlers (1.5 - 3.5 years old) and a Parent
Language: English & Persian

Please join us on Sunday May 6th, for an introduction to Shir O Asal’s Persian Toddlers Playgroup for toddlers. In this workshop your pre-school toddlers will work on Persian-inspired art projects, learn Persian songs and enjoy cultural learning through storytelling, imaginative play and dance. .


Nowruz Poetry & Wine Gathering

Date: Saturday March 24th, 2018
Time: 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Cost: $40
Ages: Adults (21+)
Language: English

Please join us on Saturday, March 24th for a fun Nowruz gathering with wine, poetry and Persian mysticism (شعر و شراب).  Selections from Rumi and Ferdowsi, as well as an interesting presentation on the mystical symbolism of the traditional Haft-sin spread. 


Nowruz Kids' Workshop

Date: Sunday 3/4 or 3/11 or 3/18
Cost: $65
Ages: 5 - 12

Join us this Spring for a fun, hands-on Iranian New Year (Nowruz) workshop for kids! Your kids will have great time creating their own miniature traditional Haft Sin spread, decorating eggs, and learning about various aspects of this annual Persian cultural tradition, through arts and crafts, music, stories and play.