MAY 2022
Khaas Baat : A Publication for Indian Americans in Florida

significant DATES




MAY 7: “BLUFFMASTER;”   Gujarati comedy play presented by Gujarat Samaj of Tampa Bay; dinner at 5 p.m. and drama begins at 8 p.m.; India Cultural Center, 5511 Lynn Road, Tampa; 6 pm  for GSTB members, $30 for non-members; for information, call (813) 494-2700.

MAY 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.

MAY 22: LAXMIKANT PYARELAL LIVE IN CONCERT; presented by Krish Patel; along with Zeenat Aman, Padmini Kolhapure, Rati Agnihotri; performers include Kavita Krishnamurty, Amit Kumar, Sudesh Bhosle, Sadhana Sargam, Mohammed Sultanat and Priyanka Mitra; 6 p.m.; Yuengling Center, 12499 USF Bull Run Drive, Tampa; tickets start at $30; for information, call Krish at (407) 454-3334 or visit for tickets.

MAY 31-JUNE 6: DISCOURSE, MEDITATION, YOGA WITH SWAMI MUKUNDANANDA; 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday to Sunday and 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Monday; free; mahaprasadam will be served daily; Hindu Temple of Florida, 5509 Lynn Road, Tampa; for information, call Bill at (727) 432-1020 or Simmy at (813) 300-0584; RSVP at


MAY 6: “BLUFFMASTER;” Gujarati comedy play presented by Gujarati Society of Central Florida; 6 p.m.; Olympia High School, 4301 S. Apopka Vineland Road, Orlando; for tickets and more information, call (407) 864-3090.

MAY 7: HSCF NEW AGE GROUP PICK-NICK; 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Sanlando Park, 401 W. Highland St., Altamonte Springs; food, fruits, music, games; $5 for 2022 paid members with prior RSVP to; for information, call Madan Arora at (407) 971-9259.

MAY 7: “EKAL EK SUR;” presented by Ekal Orlando; concert performers are Geetesh Iyer and Garima Khiste; 5 p.m. dinner, 6:30 p.m. program; free; Lyman High School, 865 S. Ronald Reagan Blvd., Longwood; for information, call (407) 864-0011 or visit

MAY 12: ENTREPRENEURS & PROFESSIONALS MIXER; presented by Indian American Business Association & Chamber; “Be the Best version of yourself” is the theme; Ace Café Orlando, 100 W. Livingston St., Orlando; 6 to 9 p.m.; complimentary food, beverages; on-site free parking; for information, call (407) 461-2979 or visit to register.

MAY 14: ARIJIT SINGH LIVE IN CONCERT; Addition Financial Arena, 12777 Gemini Blvd. N., Orlando; tickets start at $50; for information, call (407) 864-3090.

MAY 15: MYSHADI BRIDAL EXPO; presented by Desh-Videsh Media Group; Hilton Orlando, 6001 Destination Parkway; noon to 5 p.m.; free admission, parking; several booths to showcase latest trends and products for weddings; for information, call (954) 784-8100.

MAY 15: ANNUAL GOLF TOURNAMENT; presented by Indian American Chamber of Commerce; Falcon’s Fire Golf Club, 3200 Seralago Blvd., Kissimmee; 7 a.m. registration; $150 for IACC members, $175 non-members; for information, visit

MAY 22: GAYATRI YAGNA; organized by Brahmin Samaj of Florida; 9 a.m.; 1221 Chinmaya Way, Casselberry; for information, call (321) 695-4422.


JUNE 4: "TRIBUTE TO LEGENDS;" presented by Indian Cultural Society of Jacksonville; salute to Lata Mangeshkar and Bhappi Lahiri; time, venue details to come; for updates, visit


MAY 1: MYSHADI BRIDAL EXPO; presented by Desh-Videsh Media Group; Bonaventure Resort & Spa, 250 Racquet Club Road, Weston; noon to 5 p.m.; free admission, parking; several booths to showcase latest trends and products for weddings; for information, call (954)784-8100.

MAY 13-15: DEVI YAGYA; Palm Beach Hindu Mandir, 16060 Okeechobee Blvd., Loxahatchee; 6 to 9 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 9 to noon Saturday; for information, call Roshan at (954) 326-0869.

MAY 15: “TRADITION;” presented by Association of Performing Arts of India (APAI); performers are Dr S. Ramakrishnan, Kavitha Jayaraman, Madhu Chandrasekar; Rosemary Larsen Auditorium at ArtServe, 1350 E. Sunrise Blvd., Fort Lauderdale; 4 to 6 p.m.; $25 tickets online or $30 at door; to buy tickets or for information, visit

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