The Iranian American Youth of the Tri-Valley (IAYP) will hold its 12th annual celebration from 4-6 p.m. this afternoon at the Pleasanton Senior Center, 5353 Sunol Blvd.
The celebration will feature art, music, dance, sweets, tea and soft drinks, with food also available to purchase.
Amou NouRouz will give Eyde to children and the Niousha Dance Academy will perform.
The IAYP's main objective is to provide a social environment free of politics and religion for Persian youth, adults their families and friends to gather, promote and celebrate the rich Persian heritage in Pleasanton and Tri-Valley community.
Social events are organized around major cultural holidays, such as Nowruz, Mehregan and other such events.