NOV. 12: GURU NANAK JAYANTI
NOV. 2: 32nd 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. 2: KALI PUJA; organized by SOIKOT (Bengali Association of Greater Tampa Bay); India Cultural Center, 5511 Lynn Road, Tampa; 5:30 p.m.; for details, e-mail Soikot_florida@yahoo.com or visit www.soikot.org
NOV. 3: MEGA STAR EVENT; presented by Tamil Sneham; performers include singer/composer Satyam, illusionist SAV Vasanth and comedian/dancer Amudhavanan; $15 members and $20 non-members; India Cultural Center, 5511 Lynn Road, Tampa; 1:30 to 6 p.m.; purchase tickets at https://Tamilsneham.org; for information, call Sheela at (813) 943-6886.
NOV. 15-17: GYAAN YAGNAS; Vishnu Mandir, 5803 Lynn Road, Tampa; 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. Friday-Saturday and 10 a.m. to noon Sunday; officiating priest will be Pandit Bhadase Seetahal Maraj; for information, call Rajin at (407) 738-6407.
NOV. 16: TALKING ABOUT THE UNTHINKABLE: SUICIDE PREVENTION & OPIOID DEPENDENCY; all-day mental health symposium organized by PEHCHAAN; keynote speakers – Dr. Suresh Unni and Susan Korabek; expert panelists – Dr. Ben Ghozali and Danae Dockery; free event for ages 12 and up; 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.; HCC Dale Mabry Campus, DLRC 106 Auditorium, 4001 W. Tampa Bay Blvd., Tampa; lunch and refreshments will be provided; RSVP at (813) 720-7115 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
NOV. 16: RAJYOTHSAVA (KARNATAKA FORMATION DAY); organized by Srigandha Kannada Koota; Hindu Temple of Florida, 5509 Lynn Road ,Tampa; 4:30 p.m.; cultural programs, sports; $12 members, $15 non-members, Kids $8; register online at www.srigandhafl.org
NOV. 17: ANNUAL GALA; organized by Hindu American Foundation; musical duo Aks and Lakshmi to perform; $25; 5 p.m.; Quality Inn, 2701 E. Fowler Ave., Tampa; for information, call Haren Mehta at (813) 203-4279.
NOV. 17: SANGAMAM; cultural event, contests organized by Tampa Tamil Association of USA; 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.; free for members and participants; call Ravi at (813) 760-0323 or email TampaTamil@tampatamil.org
NOV. 20: ICC SENIORS GET-TOGETHER; India Cultural Center, 5509 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.
NOV. 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
NOV. 3: HSCF NEW AGE GROUP MEETING; organized by Hindu Society of Central Florida New Age Group; 1:30 p.m.; HSCF community hall, 1994 Lake Drive, Casselberry; multi-faith prayer on global peace; brief cultural program plus Indian snacks and tea/coffee; free entry but RSVP required at email@example.com
NOV. 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
NOV. 15: THROWBACK 90s; playback singers Udit Narayan, Kumar Sanu and Alka Yagnik in concert; presented by Krish Patel; 8 p.m.; CFE Arena, 12777 Gemini Blvd. N., Orlando; tickets starting at $39 can be purchased at www.bollywoodeventsfl.com or call (407) 454-3334.
NOV. 16: GROUP DANCE COMPETITION; organized by Gujarati Society of Central Florida; Lyman High School, 865 S. Ronald Reagan Blvd., Longwood; 4:30 to 11 p.m.; open seating free for members; $15 non-members and $50 reserved seats; for information, call (321) 695-4422 or visit www.gujaratisocietycfl.com
NOV. 22-24: GYAAN YAGNAS; 4924 Lake Cecile Drive, Kissimmee; 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. Friday-Saturday and 10 a.m. to noon Sunday; officiating priest will be Pandit Bhadase Seetahal Maraj; for information, call Rajin at (407) 738-6407.
DEC. 8: 2nd ANNUAL HOLIDAY GALA 2019; organized by Indian American Business Association & Chamber; Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress, 1 Grand Cypress Blvd., Orlando; doors open at 5.30 p.m.; for details, call (321) 765-9006 or visit www.iabausa.com
NOV. 9: GLIMPSES OF INDIA; organized by the India Association of Tallahassee (IATLH); 4 p.m.; Lee Hall Auditorium, FAMU (at west Palmer Avenue and south Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard), 1601 S. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Tallahassee; IATLH members and their families present a variety of items, including dances, songs and other musical performances; Florida State University's Indian Students Association (INSAT) also participate; for information, e-mail President.firstname.lastname@example.org
SOUTH FLORIDA (COOPER CITY/CORAL SPRINGS)
NOV. 9: CONSULAR SERVICES CAMP; passport renewal, tourist visa, new OCI application, PIO to OCI conversion, etc.; organized by community organizations in South Florida with Consulate General of India, Atlanta; 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.; Cooper City City Hall, 9090 S.W. 50th Place, Cooper City; for information, call Sajan Kurian at (954) 247-8368.
NOV. 23: ANNUAL GALA; organized by Hindu American Foundation; chief guest will be Dilip Barot of Palm Beach Gardens; speakers will be Taniel Koushakjian and Rajiv Pandit; $40; 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.; Fort Lauderdale Marriott Coral Springs Hotel, 17775 Heron Bay Blvd., Coral Springs; for information, call Abha Narang at (954) 915-6913, email email@example.com or visit www.hafsite.org/community/events
Event submissions are free, e-mail information to firstname.lastname@example.org by the 20th.
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