DEC. 8: BANQUET; Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Indian Advisory Council Awards Banquet; dinner, drinks, performances, DJ, raffles, auction; 6:30 p.m.; pre-sale $75 or $100 at door; India Cultural Center, 5511 Lynn Road, Tampa; for information, call Ajay Patel at (813) 786-7046 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
DEC. 8-10: MANDIR ANNIVERSARY; three-session Ramayan Yagna to celebrate Shree Raam Mandir 10-year anniversary; 6:30 to 9:30 p.m.; Shree Raam Mandir, 7411 E. Comanche Ave., Tampa; for information, call Angela at (813) 265-3268.
DEC. 13: HANUMAN CHALISA; second Tuesday of month; Vishnu Mandir Tampa, 5803 Lynn Road; 7 to 9 p.m.; for information, call Deo Gajadhar at (813) 817-9714.
DEC. 21: 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, text email address along with your name to Bhikhu Nayi at (631) 560-2718 to receive details about seniors gathering every month; or call Mahesh Modha at (813) 476-1540.
DEC. 10: HOLIDAY GALA; organized by Indian American Business Association & Chamber; awards, banquet, entertainment; Caribe Royale Resort, 8101 World Center Drive, Orlando; 5 p.m.; for tickets and information, visit www.iabausa.com
DEC. 11: YEAR-END PARTY; presented by HSCF Age Group; noon; Gateway to India, 790 E. State Road 434, Longwood; karaoke, bingo; annual paid members pay $10 per gratuity; non-members $26 per person, plus gratuity; RSVP to email@example.com
SOUTH FLORIDA (POMPANO BEACH/PALM BEACH)
DEC. 31: NEW YEAR 2023 DINNER & DANCE; organized by Palm Beach India Association; $65 members, $100 non-members; Hilton Palm Beach Airport, 150 Australian Ave., West Palm Beach; 7:30 p.m. onward; for information, call Gunjan Patel at (561) 801-3540.
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.