JAN. 5: GURU GOBIND SINGH SAHIB BIRTHDAY
JAN. 14: MAKAR SANKRANT/PONGAL/MAGHI
JAN. 26: INDIA REPUBLIC DAY
JAN. 10: 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.
JAN. 18: 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.
FEB. 19: EAST-WEST MUSIC AND DANCE FESTIVAL; organized by Shruti Foundation; 1 to 7 p.m.; Water Works Park, 1710 N. Highlands Ave., Tampa; free; multicultural event with music bands, dance performances, food, vendors; for information, call (813) 549-9288 or visit www.shrutifoundationtampa.org
JAN. 29: PICNIC; organized by Bhartiya Samaj of Central Florida; 11 a.m.; Mary Holland Park, 2015 Shumate Drive, Bartow; $25; for information, email email@example.com or visit www.bscfl.com
ONGOING THROUGH MAY 28; “Gods & Lovers: Paintings and Sculptures from India;” exhibit at John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art, 5401 Bay Shore Blvd., Sarasota; for details, visit www.ringling.org
JAN. 13-16: SAMPOORNA GEETA – BHAGAVAD GEETA JNANA YAGNA; discourses by Swami Shantanandaji; Chinmaya Mission Orlando, 1221 Chinmaya Way, Casselberry; for information, call (407) 376-9560 or visit www.chinmayaorlando.org
FEB. 18: INDIA FEST; organized by India Association of Naples; Cambier Park, 755 Eighth Ave. S., Naples; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; music, dances, food; for information, email Palakmunim@gmail.com or firstname.lastname@example.org
SOUTH FLORIDA (HOLLYWOOD/WEST PALM BEACH)
JAN. 6-15: CLASS/PUJA; class and puja with world-renowned Bhakti-Yoga teachers Sripad Bhaktivedanta Vana Maharaja and Sripad Bhaktivedanta Siddhanti Maharaja from India; Gaudiya Vedanta Radha-Krsna Mandir, 1710 N. 40th Ave., Hollywood; 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. daily; locations vary from Hollywood to Weston; call in advance for address; for more information call Vasanti Dasi at (347) 727-8692 or email email@example.comFEB. 11: INDIAFEST 2023; organized by Palm Beach India Association; Meyer Amphitheater, 105 Evernia St., West Palm Beach; 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.; cultural performances, clothes, jewelry, arts/crafts, yoga sessions; free; to showcase talent, email firstname.lastname@example.org
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