Annual bowling trip:
We will be having our annual balvihar bowling trip on Sunday, Jan 26, 2014. As always the event will include bowling as well as breakfast and will be held at Playdrome Rosebowl on 15th Street in Allentown. The event will start at 9 am and will end at 12 pm. If you pay in advance, the price is only $3 each for kids and $5 each for adults. If you choose to pay after Jan 22, the price will be $5 and $7 for each kid and adult respectively. Bring your friends and family to join the fun. Please see Jitesh Rohatgi during balvihar today to make a payment and sign the permission slip. We hope to see you there!.
More information and permission slip can be found on our website at:http://www.balviharallentown.org/uploads/1/5/8/0/15809204/bowling_trip_permission_slip.pdf
Lohri (Jan 13, 2013)
Lohri is a bonfire festival originating from Indian state of Punjab, and is celebrated on 13th of January every year. This festival is celebrated to mark the journey of the sun towards north. This festival is celebrated with lots of zeal and enthusiasm with bonfires, songs and special foods. Families where a child is born or there has been a marriage celebrate this festival with even more enthusiasm..
Pongal/Makar Sankranti (Jan 14, 2013)
Pongal/Sankranti is a popular harvest festival out of the many harvest festivals in India and is based on solar calendar. This festival indicates the end of the winter season and beginning of the harvesting season. Pongal/Sankranti falls on the 14th of January every year, and this is widely celebrated all over India.
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