September 2005

* Pushtimargiya Vaishnav Samaj of Canada (PMVSC) is pleased to inform you that a long-term lease has been signed between PMVSC and Federation of Gujarati Associations (FOGA) for the usage of Gujarat Bhavan at 58 Clark Avenue East, Thornhill, Ontario. Inauguration of the Shrinathji Haveli is planned for sometime in October 2005. To rent the premises at 58 Clark Avenue, please contact Mahesh Randeria at 905-417-8225 (or 905-660-6222), P.K. Shah at 416-286-8556, Kanoo Patel at 905-607-3389 or Bhavesh Ghelani at 905-415-2777 (or 416-438-9790).

* The Royal Ontario Museum presents Ornamenting the Ordinary: Crafts of South Asia from September 3-October 30, 2005. For details, please call Dr. Deepali Dewan at 416-586-5698 or click here.

* We have received an excellent power point presentation on India from several sources. We do not know who compiled it. We do not believe it covers everything. It is also difficult to verify many claims made. However, the efforts made in putting it together are indeed admirable. Please click here to view this presentation.

* South Asian Family Support Services is proudly hosting “Children’s Movement Against Child Abuse” on Thursday, September 29, 2005. For details, please call their office at 416-431-4847 ext. 239 or 227 or click here.

* The Centre for Peace Studies, McMaster University presents The Thirteenth Annual Gandhi Peace Festival on Saturday, October 1, 2005. For details, please call McMaster Peace Centre at 905-525-9140. 

* “Re-Writing the Script” by Muslim Women’s Collective will be presented at the Hart House Theatre on Saturday, October 1, 2005. For details, please call Infoline at 905-940-2435.

* An Evening with Deepak Chopra has been organized by the All Our Relations Hospice and Retreat Centre on Saturday, October 1, 2005. For details, please call Waterloo Recreation Centre at 519-886-2375. 

* Zoroastrian Society of Ontario presents Indian Music Concert on Saturday, October 8, 2005. For details, please contact Roshan Rabadi at 905-846-6177 or click here.

* Brahmin Samaj of Ontario has organized Dussera Havan on Sunday, October 9, 2005. For details, please call Nelesh Sharma at 416-743-6204.

Our congratulations to Anish (son of Raman & Late Vinod Seedhar) and Poonam (daughter of Santosh & Som Nath Sharma) who were married on August 28, 2005 in Brampton, Ontario.