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Mission:  Kannada Sangha Toronto shall be the foremost non-profit socio-cultural organization to foster the culture of Karnataka, India in the Greater Toronto Area.

           

 

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KANNADA   SANGHA,  TORONTO,  CANADA
 
                    e-patra  - 3                                                  October 2003
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Dear Friends:
 
We hope you enjoyed the beautiful Ganesha Habba function on Septemebr 13.  We are glad you came in such large numbers and participated in the pooja, Bhajans and Prasada. Thanks very much for your cooperation and help.
 
Now we are ready to go ahead with the next gatherings – Nadahabba, a Kannada movie and  a number of other activities.  A brief summary of the upcoming events is given below. Please mark your calendar and call us to offer help. More details will be coming to you shortly in the Newsletter.
 
NADA HABBA, Saturday, November 1, 2003,  Starts at 3.30 pm
 
Location:         Port Credit Secondary School,
70 Mineola Rd. East, Mississauga
(From QEW go south on Hwy 10, turn left to Mineola Road)
If you need transportation or other assistance please call 905-737-9040
 
ADMISSION: Members:  $ 8 (adults), $ 5 (Sr. and child below 10), Non Members:  $10
 
Afternoon 3.30 – 5.30 pm: Socials, Bazaars, Kannadian Idols (!)
 
MELA, BAZAAR, SANTHE:
Tables will be set up in the cafetaria with useful items for all members. Members who have GOOD SLIGHTLY USED OR NEW ITEMS are requested to bring them for donation to others who can use them. Suggested items are: winter clothes, boots, toys, small household items. Please do not bring heavily used, old items etc. The basic rule we would like to follow is: “if you are prepared to buy them, you can donate them”.  If you would like to donate items for this worthy sharing please call: 905-737-9040. Donated items will be available for all to pick up without obligations. Tables for SALE AND ADVERTISING items will also be available for a nominal donation of $20. Please call and book.
 
RANGOLI, RANGOLI, RANGOLI:
All those Rangoli artists please come prepared to showcase  your talents and teach others ! We will provide a canvass (White - Bristol board). Please bring your own rangoli powder, flower petals, seeds, whatever you may want to use.  Call or e-mail Shobha Hegde at 905-565-5394 or ss_hegde@hotmail.com 
TALENT SHOW:
Exhibit and showcase your talents - young & old. Impromptu Dance, Music, Sing along, Magic, Stand up Comedy ….you name it, we will like it.
NETWORK, NETWORK, NETWORK:
Discover your next door neighbor from Bangalore (!) or get a contact for that great job or business opportunity. Lots of new comers and old timers - get to know each other. We will introduce you! Don’t miss this event. 
 
Come early and let us have fun ! Do not miss the early bird prize ! Coffee is on the house.Any other ideas ? Call us.
Evening:   5.30 – 7.00            Buffet Dinner
                  7.00- 10.00            Splendor of Karnataka, Entertainment
 
High School Youth:  Volunteer at Nadahabba  function, have fun and gain up to 8 hours of valuable volunteer credits towards your school diploma. Call 905-737-9040 to register.
 
 
KANNADA MOVIE – DON’T MISS IT.  YOU WILL LIKE IT.
 
 
ADDITIONAL PROGRAMS – PLEASE BOOK NOW
 
YOUTH VOLUNTEERING:
Calling All Youth ---Help out at Food Bank on Thanks Giving Day and earn volunteer credits.  Monday October 13,  10 am to 12 noon. Location: Food Bank at 191 New Toronto Street on Islington Avenue South of QEW. Call Adarsh @ 905-696-9143 or Laxmi @ 416-281-4918. Come  a bit early, don't be late. We may go for a pizza lunch afterwards. Adults are welcome too.
 
CASINO RAMA TRIP: Sunday, December 10, 2003. Bus leaves at 9 am  from Colossus Movie Theatre on Hwy. 7,  Just west of Hwy 400. Return by 6 pm.
Enjoy a free bus ride, free buffet lunch, have fun and profit at Casino
Adults only – Reserve with a deposit of $15 (will be returned if you come to the trip)
Book your seats at Nadahabba or call: 905-737-9040.
 
HOLIDAY SEASON SOCIAL DANCE
Being planned for Friday, December 19, 2003. if enough members show interest. We need to know by November 1. D.J Music - Western, Bhangra, Dandiya - fun for the whole family, Indian Buffet Dinner included.  Buy tickets at Nadahabba or call 905-737-9040 to confirm early.
Cost for Adults: $ 18, child (5 –10) $ 10
 
ODISSI DANCE PROGRAM- BHISHMA
 Chitralekha Odissi Dance Creations Presents “Bhishma” an Odissi Dance performance at Leah Posluns Theatre, Bathurst Community Centre, 4588 Bathurst Street, Toronto, on Oct. 23, 24,25 & 26.  Tickets: $50 & $20, Children and Seniors $15. For more details, show times and tickets please call 905-335-4636. Many Kannada youth are in the show. Please go and watch. It will be a super show, Do not miss it.
 
PANORAMA INDIA PROGRAM:
Hindi Kavi Sammelan, Sunday, Oct. 5, 3 to 6 pm. Indian Consulate, 1835 Yonge Street, # 400. Phone:416-665-7911
Bala Hindi Divas,  Sunday Oct. 12, 1 to 5 pm, National Banquet hall, 7355 Torbram Road, call 905-677-2209
 
MARK YOUR CALENDARS NOW!!!
 
Monday October 13, 10 am        ---Youth (& Adults too) volunteer at the Food Bank
Oct 23, 24,25                            ---- Bhishma, Odissi Program
November 1,  3.30  pm               --- Nada Habba
November 16, 1.00 pm             ----Movie: Preethi, Prema, Pranaya, Wellington Theatre
December 10, 9 am                 ---Casino RAMA Trip
December 19,   7 pm             ----Social Dance, call to confirm
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Please convey this information to all your Kannada friends – members, non members, new immigrants.
 Update your address, e-mail, phone numbers
LET US ENERGIZE, ENLARGE, EXPAND OUR MEMBERSHIP AND ACTIVITIES
30th year of our Association !!!
Kannada Sangha, PO Box 23545,Dexter Post Office, 5899 Leslie Street, Willowdale, Ontario, M2H 3R9
Phone:905-737-9040
 e-mail:  kansangha@hotmail.com
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