NOVEMBER 2018
Khaas Baat : A Publication for Indian Americans in Florida

EVENTS

TAMPA/LUTZ/LAKELAND

NOV. 2-4: GRAND RATHA PRATISHTAPANA; Hindu Temple of Florida, 5509 Lynn Road, Tampa; Ratha Yatra from 12:30 to 2 p.m. on Nov. 4; for timings and other details, call (813) 962-6890 or visit www.htfl.org

NOV. 3: 31st ANNUAL INDIA FESTIVAL; organized by the Gujarati Samaj of Tampa Bay; 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.; Florida State Fairgrounds, 4800 U.S. 301 N., Tampa; for information, visit www.indiafestivaltampa.com

NOV. 17: ANNUAL GALA; organized by Hindu American Foundation; keynote speaker will be award-winning filmmaker Shalini Kantayya; $25; 6:30 p.m. to 10 p.m.; Hindu Temple of Florida, 5509 Lynn Road, Tampa; for information, call Nikhil Joshi at (813) 205-8069 or visit https://tinyurl.com/HAFTampa to purchase tickets.

ANNUAL PUNJABI MELANOV. 17: ANNUAL PUNJABI MELA; organized by Punjabi Association of America; India Cultural Center, 5511 Lynn Road, Tampa; $50 per person or $60 at door; 6:30 p.m.; for information, call Sandeep Sheth at (646) 573-8550 or Jujhar Singh Gill at (813) 340-8640.

NOV. 21: ICC SENIORS GET-TOGETHER; India Cultural Center, 5511 Lynn Road, Tampa; 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.; free seminar, lunch and entertainment; no age restriction; for information, call Ram Jakhotia at (813) 962-4172 or (813) 863-3048.

DEC. 2: MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS WALK; presented by PEHCHAAN  Tampa Bay; 8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m.; Lettuce Lake Park, 6920 Fletcher Ave., Tampa; free; RSVP Tharangini Raman/ Manjusha Naik at (813) 720-7115 or email pehchaantampabay@gmail.com

DEC. 9: MUSICAL CONCERT; presented by Shruti Foundation; vocalist Pandit Suman Ghosh with Shankh Lahiri on tabla and Surabhi Adesh on harmonium; 4 to 6 p.m.; Unitarian Universalist Church, 11400 Morris Bridge Road, Tampa; $25, $50 and students are $15; for information, call (813) 549-9288 or visit www.theshrutifoundation.org

ORLANDO/CASSELBERRY

NOV. 3, 10, 17, 24: 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

NOV. 4: MULTI-FAITH WORKSHOP; presented by HSCF Age Group along with Hindu University of America, Chinmaya Mission, CFL, Sikh Society of Central Florida and Interfaith Council of CFL; Hindu Society of Central Florida community hall, 1994 Lake Drive, Casselberry; 1:30 p.m.; free event; RSVP to hscfnewagegroup@gmail.com

NOV. 7, 14, 21, 28: 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

Bhavin ShastriNOV. 9: MUSICAL CONCERT; singer Bhavin Shastri will be accompanied by Varsha and Nehal; 8 p.m.; Jewish Community Center, 11184 S. Apopka Vineland Road, Orlando; tickets start at $30 and can be purchased at www.bollywoodeventsfl.com or call Krish Patel at (407) 454-3334.

NOV. 14-18: PRAN PRATISHTA MAHOTSAV (GRAND OPENING CEREMONY); Maa Durga Sri Sai Baba Temple, 11414 S. Apopka Vineland Road, Orlando; for details, call the mandir at (407) 574-8044 or visit www.durgasaitemple.com

NOV. 16-17: “SURON KI BAHAR – THE JOY OF MUSIC AND DANCE;” presented by Asian Cultural Association; “Sangeet Ki Shyam,” musical journey of Bollywood, at 8:30 p.m. on Nov. 16; $25; “A fusion of Kathak and Flamenco,” featuring Ely Cardenal and Sudeshna Maulik, at 8 p.m. on Nov. 17; $65, dinner included; Rosen Center, 9480 International Drive, Orlando; for information, call (407) 333-3367 or visit www.aca-florida.org

DEC. 1: GROUP DANCE COMPETITION; organized by Gujarati Society of Central Florida; Bob Carr Theater, 401 W. Livingston St., Orlando; 4 to 11 p.m.; open seating free for members; $25 reserved seat online or $35 at the door; for information, email talentshowgscf@gmail.com or visit www.gujaratisocietycfl.com

SOUTH FLORIDA (PLANTATION)

Shalini KantayyaNOV. 16: ANNUAL GALA; organized by Hindu American Foundation; keynote speaker will be award-winning filmmaker Shalini Kantayya; $25; 6:30 p.m. to 10 p.m.; Sawgrass Conference Center, 1711 N. University Drive, Plantation; for information, call Abha Narang at (954) 915-6913 or visit tinyurl.com/HAFFLL

Event submissions are free, e-mail information to editor@khaasbaat.com by the 20th.

Disclaimer: Event details are subject to change. Please check with local organizers.

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