India Association of Northern Colorado

Past Events

  • Movie: June 20, 1998 University Village Center
  • Picnic, Aug. 23, 98Sun., Lory State Park.
  • Navaratri Pooja & Dandiya 21 Sept-29 Sept, 1998
  • Sankaracharya of Kashi, Sept. 30 at Bawas' house.
  • Sankaracharya of Kashi, Fri. Oct. 2, 6:30 PM at Jhas' house Bhajan,Pravachan, Puja, Arti, Prasad. Directions.
  • Diwali : Oct. 24, 1998. Details.
  • November 1: India Nite planning meeting. Contact Amit for details.
  • November 6- 14: CSU International Week Begins.
  • November 9: Sari Demonstration 12:30-1 PM, Sunken Lounge
  • November 11: "India Nite" 6:30-9:30PM (India Nite 97 photos)
  • November14: International festival, booths, selling food & articles
  • "India Fest" January 16, 1999 at University Village Center
  • Bhajan Feb. 21. For future bhajans contact Vibhuti Gheewala, Bhajan Coordinator, at Ph. 226-4272
  • Bhajan
  • Holi March 7, 12 to 4 PM at University Village
  • Bhajan 17 APRIL 1999, AT 6:30 PM at Srivastavas.
  • Adopt-a-street cleaning May 23rd Sunday 8.40 am.
  • Pt. Torvi
  • Navaratri: Navrathri is between Oct 9(Amavasya) - Oct 19'99(Vijayadasami). Interested in getting some information for the Navrathri Pooja Contact Dr Chandrasekhar @ The evening will consist of chanting of Lalitha Sahasranamam followed by brief Bhajans and Aarthi. The pooja will start at about 7:15 PM and will end by 8:30 PM.
  • Dandia Dance and Garba Ras, Oct. 16th. Saturday from 8:00 PM - 11:00 PM. Prasad will be provided after Arati. This event is hosted by Padma Patel, Vibuhti Gheewala, Sudha Shah and Toral Thakar. Dandia sticks will be available and if someone has extra pairs then please bring them in case its needed. You do not need to know Dandia dance to join!
  • Diwali Festival 6 PM, Nov. 6, 1999 at Senior Center .
  • Holi was on March 19, 2000 2-5 PM at University Village Center (1600 W Plum St). Snacks will be provided. Members are free, non-members can join at $2/person.
  • The IANC Pongal/Sankranti/Lordi/Republic Day Celebrations at the University Village Center (on Plum between Shields and Taft) in Ft Collins on 22nd Jan.,2000 Sat. from 11 AM till 3 PM. There was a pot-luck lunch. Please contact Usha Pandit (at 223-9222 or or Dr. Lena Sunthankar (223-0665) regarding what to bring. The function included performances. Lunch to be followed by Dandia, followed by tea and samosas.
  • The IANC Election committee invites nominations for for President, Vice President, Secretary & Treasurer for the next term (Sept. 2000 to Dec. 2001). Please send your nomination by Aug. 19, a week before the picnic. The election will be conducted during the annual picnic. Please send nominations by email to with cc: to and
  • Annual picnic/elections/independence day
    DATE: Saturday, August 26, 2000
    Time: 10:00am
    Please bring your family and friends and join us for
    IANC 2000-2001 ELECTIONS;

    Cost : $1 for members and $5 for non members. New members can join at the picnic itself.

  • Navrathri Pooja: Sept 28-Oct.4

    Each day, the event will start at 7:00 PM with recital of Lalitha Sahasranama Stotra, followed by brief Bhajan and Aarthi. The goal is to be completely done by 8:30 PM (including prasad distribution ) on weekdays.

    Sept. 28, Thursday, first day of Navrathri: Host, Bina Bawa, address 4414, Gray Fox Road, 80526, 204-9210 Please contact Bina Bawa if you want to host on this day

    Sept. 29, Friday, second day : Host, Meena Patel, 719 Woodland way, 80526, 229-9452

    Sept. 30, Saturday: Host, Bina Bawa, 4414, Gray Fox Road, 80526, 204-9210

    Oct. 1, Sunday : Host, Usha Kumar, 1224 Live Oak Ct., Fort collins, in Oak Ridge near Harmony & Lemay.

    Oct. 2, Monday: Host, Suganda Ravikumar Narayenen, 2944 Stonehaven Drive, 80525, 206-4965
    Directions: If you are coming South on Timberline, take a left on Horsetooth, drive half a mile and take a right on Kingsley, drive half a mile and take a left at Stonehaven Drive. The house is a couple of blocks away on your LHS.
    If you are coming towards East in Harmony Road, take a left on Timberline Road and then a Right on Horsetooth. The rest of the directions are as above. The house is closer to the HP Plant and behind LSI logic.

    Oct. 3, Tuesday: Host , Bharathi & Swami Manadavilli

    Oct. 4, Wednesday: Host, Preety Sathe, 3506 Limestone Ct. ( Stone Ridge), 80525, Tel : 225 3817 / 225 1649 Please Note they have moved recently. Directions: From West Horsetooth: Go towards East Hosetooth, Cross the Timberline Signal, Take the 3rd turn on your left on Kingsley (you will pass Dacota ridge and first entrance to Stone Ridge on your left) Turn Right on Blackstone Turn left into Limestone Ct., Second blue grey house on Right.

    Oct. 5, Thursday: Durgashtami: Host, Chaya Jha, 506 Wladen Way, 80526, 282-8989

    Oct. 6, Friday: Saraswathi Pooja: Host, Rathna Murthy

    Oct. 7, Saturday: Vijaya Dasami: Host Kamala Vedanthan

    Please call the respective hosts if you need additional information regarding each day or directions.

    Please contact, if you have general questions.

  • GARBA NITE: September 30
    PLACE: 220 E. OAK ST. (Church)
    DATE: Saturday, September 30,2000
    TIME: 7.30 pm
    ENTRY FEE(includes refreshments): $2.50 /individual or $5.00/family
    GARBA NITE is coordinated by Sudha Shah, Padma Patel, Torral Thakker and IANC
    Questions: Call Sudha @225-0632 or Usha @ 223-9222 or email
    OPEN TO ALL. Please join us with your family and friends.

  • Diwali Festival evening of Nov. 4, 2000 at Senior Center. Further details will be available later.
    IANC is inviting members to participate in the DIWALI function on NOVEMBER 4, 2000.
    Interested participants, please fill in the following request form
    Name of the Item:
    Brief Description of the item: Type of dance,skit,etc
    Duration :
    Coordinator/Choreographer's Name(s):
    Contact Phone Number,E-mail address:
    No. of participants in the program:
    Age group of participant i.e. (Adult, Youth or children)
    Please email this application back to

    Diwali tickets: Price and Location/Person to get them.

    Prices :
    Adult Member : $12.50
    Adult Non-members : $17.50
    Kids (6yrs -12yrs) : $4.00
    Seniors/students: $10.00
    Under 6yrs. : free

    Location/Person Phone
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    Empire CONOCO station : 491-9539
    Ravi Narayanan : 206-4965
    Jaideep Magdum : 266-9316
    Prakash Eswaran : 221-5099
    Usha Chandramouli : 223-9222

  • Dec 2, 2000 10:30 AM Movie
    Venue: Campus West Theatre,  1325 W Elizabeth St, Fort Collins, CO 80521  (intersection of Shields and W. Elizabeth) 
    ON: SATURDAY, DEC 2, 2000 
    TIME: 10:30am 
    MEMBERS    : 6 yrs  and above: $3 
    NON-MEMBERS: 6 yrs and above:  $5 
    PLEASE JOIN US AND ENJOY THE  MOVIE,  MUSIC, SONGS AND DANCES with your family and friends 
  • Dec 2, 2000; 220 E.Oak, 6:30 PM, Game Nite Chess, Carrom, Pictionary etc