Good evening readers:
Ocala, Orlando, Lakeland, Jacksonville, Tampa and Tallahassee will hold their annual Ekal Vidyalaya fundraisers in February and March. Performing at the concerts is the Raja Chatterjee Group with singers Raja Chatterjee and Sangeeta Melekar, Piyush Bhatt on keyboard, Jay Natu on octopad and Daxesh Patel on tabla.
OCALA: The concert will begin at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 20, at India Association Cultural & Educational Center, 2030 N.E. 36th Ave. Admission is free. For details, call Dipak Patel at (352) 266-2011, Dr. Nand Kishore Karve at (352) 237-3084 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
ORLANDO/WINTER HAVEN: Dinner will be from 5:30 to 6:30 pm. followed by the concert on Saturday, Feb. 21, at West Orange High School, 1625 Beulah Road, Winter Garden. Entry and dinner are free. For information, call Suresh Gupta at (407) 352-2889 or Madhu Bansal at (214) 675-7994.
LAKELAND: The event will start at 5:30 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 22, at Shree Swaminarayan Temple hall, 2793 New Tampa Highway. Entry and dinner are free with donation. For details, call Nilesh K. Patel at (863) 853-9315 or Hansmukh M. Patel at (863) 965-1453.
JACKSONVILLE: Dinner will begin at 5:30 p.m. with the concert from 7 on Friday, Feb. 27, at Bolles High School Auditorium, 7400 San Jose Blvd. For information, call Dilip Kothekar at (904) 537-6472 or Ravi Sanka at (904) 607-9175. For tickets, visit http://www.ekal.org
TAMPA: The West Coast city will hold the fundraiser on Saturday, Feb. 28, at India Cultural Center, 5511 Lynn Road. Dinner will be from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. followed by the musical program.
For information, call Dr. Umesh Choudhry at (727) 507-0584. For tickets, visit http://www.ekal.org
TALLAHASSEE: The fundraiser will be from 4:30 p.m. Sunday, March 1, at Lee Hall Auditorium, 1601 S. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. For information, email email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org
For more information, visit http://www.ekal.org
NITISH S. RELE