JAN. 5: GURU GOBIND SINGH SAHIB BIRTHDAY
JAN. 14: MAKAR SANKRANT/PONGAL/MAGHI
JAN. 26: INDIA REPUBLIC DAY
JAN. 3: “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.
JAN. 17: 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. 21: CAB CRICKET CUP; benefiting Children Across borders; noon to 5 p.m.; George M. Steinbrenner Field, 1 Steinbrenner Drive, Tampa; English pub food; high tea will be served; white sporting attire suggested; $150 per person or $250/couple and $300 ticket for family can be purchased at www.cabcricket.com
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: 2018 TAMPA BAY BENEFIT GALA; organized by Akshaya Patra; keynote speaker is Dr. Sheena Iyengar, author and professor of behavioral economics at Columbia University Business School; India Cultural Center, 5511 Lynn Road, Tampa; 5:30 p.m.; for information, email Ankita@apusa.org or visit www.foodforeducation.org/tampa
JAN. 3, 10, 17, 24, 31: 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
JAN. 6, 13, 20, 27: 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
JAN. 7: NEW YEAR PARTY; presented by HSCF New Age Group; 1:30 p.m.; HSCF community hall, 1994 Lake Drive, Casselberry; snacks and hot tea/coffee; free bingo game, antaakshri; free for paid 2018 members with prior RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org; for information, call Madan Arora at (407) 971-9259.
FEB. 3: INDIA DAY; Indian American Chamber of Commerce (IACC) partners with Orlando Magic; Amway Center, 400 W. Church St.; street fest starts at 3 p.m. followed by 7 p.m. game Magic vs. Washington Wizards; for information, visit www.iaccorlando.com or email email@example.com
SOUTH FLORIDA (DAVIE)
FEB. 3: ANNUAL IPOF BANQUET; organized by Indian Physicians of South Florida; 6:30 p.m.; The Signature Grand, 6900 W. State Road 84, Davie; to sponsor exhibit booth or for more information, visit www.IPOF.org
Event submissions are free, e-mail information to firstname.lastname@example.org by the 20th.
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