DEC. 2: ANNUAL FUNDRAISER; organized by Hindu Temple of Florida at India Cultural Center, 5511 Lynn Road, Tampa; 6 to 10 p.m.; entertainment, dinner, music and dance; $50 to $100 donation per person; for information, call (813) 962-6890 or visit http://www.htfl.org
DEC. 6: “Desi Club;” organized by India Cultural Center, 5511 Lynn Road, Tampa: 1 to 4 p.m.; table tennis, carom, card games, chess, etc.; no membership, no minimum age requirement; free; for information, call Ram Jakhotia at (813) 962-4172.
DEC. 10: FAMILY TAILGATE; organized by Indo American Foundation of Tampa Bay; Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs. Detroit Lions; 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.; lot 14 near Raymond James Stadium, Tampa; $50 per family includes all you can eat and drink; purchase tickets at https://iaftb.org/football-tailgate/
DEC. 13: YULETiEDE HOLIDAY PARTY; organized by TiE (The Indus Entrepreneurs) of Tampa Bay; 6:30 p.m.; American Social Bar & Kitchen, 601 S. Harbour Island Blvd., Tampa; drinks, appetizers provided; free to TiE Tampa Bay members; $10 non-members; for information, visit http://tampa.tie.org/
DEC. 20: ICC SENIORS GET-TO-GATHER; India Cultural Center, 5511 Lynn Road, Tampa; 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.; free seminar, lunch and entertainment; no minimum age requirement; for information or ride, call John Adhia at (813) 784-1132 or Ram Jakhotia at (813) 962-4172.
JAN. 25-28, 2018: Inner Engineering Total; open to all ages 15 and above; Garden Club, 500 Sunset Drive S., St. Petersburg; 6:30 p.m. to 9:45 p.m. Thursday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday and 7:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday; for information, call (813) 413-1661 or email Tampa@ishausa.org
FEB. 3: PEHCHAAN'S 5th BIENNIAL FUNDRAISING DINNER GALA; HCC Dale Mabry Campus, 4001 W. Tampa Bay Blvd., Tampa; details to follow soon; for information, call (813) 720-7111 or email email@example.com
DEC. 2, 9, 16, 23, 30: HEARTFULNESS MEDITATION CLASSES; free; Hindu Society of Central Florida community hall, 1994 Lake Drive, Casselberry; 9 to 10 a.m.; for information, call (407) 699-5277 or visit www.hindutempleorlando.org
DEC. 3: HSCF NEW AGE GROUP CELEBRATION OF GRANDPARENTS DAY; Hindu Society of Central Florida community hall, 1994 Lake Drive, Casselberry; 1:30 p.m.; everyone invited; free pizza, salad, ice cream, cultural program and prizes for essay and on-the-spot drawing competitions; RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org
DEC. 6, 13, 20, 27: AAPI YOGA THERAPY; free; Hindu Society of Central Florida community hall, 1994 Lake Drive, Casselberry; 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.; for information, call (407) 699-5277 or visit www.hindutempleorlando.org
DEC. 9: MEDITATION IN THE SECULAR WORLD AND DEBATE WITH MONJA ISSHIN (ZEN BUDDHIST NUN AND DHARMA TEACHER); 4 to 6 p.m.; Oxford Room, Hindu University of America, 5200 Vineland Road, Orlando; free; RSVP to email@example.com
DEC. 9-10: MEDITATION TECHNIQUES; presented by spiritual master Sant Rajinder Singh Ji Maharaj; 2:30 p.m. both days; Sheraton Orlando North Hotel, 600 N. Lake Destiny Drive, Maitland; for information, call Doug Kruger at (407) 549-3398 or email Doug Kruger at firstname.lastname@example.org
SOUTH FLORIDA (PALM BEACH GARDENS)
DEC. 9: 55+ MUSIC PARTY, DINNER; organized by Palm Beach India Association; music program by Sam Kaiser; 6 to 10 p.m.; Palm Beach Gardens Recreation Center, 4404 Burns Road, Palm Beach Gardens; $20 members, $30 non-members (dinner included); RSVP Rekha Mehta via email@example.com by Dec. 6.
Event submissions are free, e-mail information to firstname.lastname@example.org by the 20th.
Disclaimer: Event details are subject to change. Please check with local organizers.