Desi Talk– that’s all you need to know p Diwali Celebrations DIWALI GALA LIVE MUSICAL MELODIES By Gujarat Cultural Association Chicago Fri. Nov.15. 2019, 630 pm Meadow Club 2950W. Golf Rd. Rolling Meadows.,IL Kanti Patel 847 630 ]3197 DIWALI CELEBRATION HOST: VHP CHICAGO (WORLD HINDU COUNCIL OF AMERICA) Honored Chief Guest: Sri Sambit Patra, Spoke person of BJP India Nov. 16, 2019. 5:30 PM Ashyana Banquets 1620 75th Street Downers Grove, IL 60516 Nirav: 630 709 9902 CELEBRATION- DIWALI HOST: INDIAN COMMUNITY OF NILES TOWNSHIP Fri. Nov.22, 2019. 7pm “KATHY HALL” Golf Main Park District 8800W. Kathy Lane Niles, IL 60714 Rohit: 773 456 3289 ANNAKUT CELEBRATION HOST:SHREE UMIYA DHAM CHICAGO MIDWEST Sun. Nov. 17, 2019. 2 PM 343 St Paul Blvd Carol Stream, IL Pankaj : 630 802 4617 LIGHT MUSIC CONCERT DEEPAVALI DHAMAKKA HOST:RR INTERNATIONAL Nov. 16 5:00 PM Hindu Temple of Greater Chicago, 10915 Lemont Rd. Lemont, IL 60439 RRI: 815-955-7794 p Dance & Music NRITHYA SAMRPANAM INDIAN CLASSICAL DANCE FESTIVAL HOST:SRI BALAJI) TEMPLE Sun. Nov.17, 2019.11 AM Sri Balaji Temple 1145 Sullivan Rd. Aurora, Illinois 60506 Tel: 630 844 2252 MADHAV MANASA -BEAUTIFUL RENDITION OF THE JOURNEYOF THE SOUL TO INFINITE BLISS HOST: ANITHA KARANAM Sat. Nov.16, 2019. 6 PM Lake Zurich Performing Arts Center. 300 Church St. Lake Zurich, IL Madhavi: 847 630 0433 45TH ANNUAL DAY HOST: NATYA DANCE THEATRE Sun. Nov.24, 2019. 2 pm Dominican University Performing Arts Center 7900 Division St. River Forest, IL 60305 Natya:312 212 1240 p Religious TULSI VIVAH HOST: JALARAM MANDIR Sat. Nov.16, 2019. 3 PM Shree JalaramMandir 425 Illinois Blvd Hoffman Estates.IL Gopal:847 322 10 DAYS OF BALAJI SAHASRANAMA SEVA HOST: HINDU MANDIR OF LAKE COUNTY Nov. 7-17,2019 Hindu Mandir of Lake County 20444W. Peterson Road Grayslake, IL 60030 Tel: 847-223-8590 KIRTAN HOSTED BY YOGA NOW CHICAGO Sat.Nov.16.2019.7:30 PM Yoga Now Chicago 742 N La Salle Dr. Chicago, Illinois 60654 p Gala/ Fundraiser FUND RAISING DINNER HOST HINDU MANDIR OF LAKE COUNTY Sat.Nov.16,2019 6 PM Club House Grand Dominion 3555 Grand Dominion Circle Mundelein , IL Madhu Mehta: 847 571 2015 Diwali Gala Dinner Party Host:Vernon Hills Indian Association Nov. 23,2019. 7:00 PM Atlantis Banquets 1273 N Rand Rd. Arlington Heights, IL p Miscellaneous PALM BRIDGES ACROSS HOST: BHARATAM ACADEMY OF DANCE ARTS Dec. 7, 2019 6:30 PM Pfeiffer Hall 310 E Benton Ave Naperville, IL 60540 BADA :630 922 3107 MEDITATION PERFECT SCIENCE SPEAKER :SANJEEV AKHAND Wed. Nov. 20,2019 7:00 PM Science of Spirituality International Meditation Center 4105 Naperville Road Lisle, IL Neelam: 630 886 6368 YOUNG ADULTS SOCIAL TIME The event for Young Adults (~20s, 30s) Connect, Network, Community Host: Akshaya Committee Sun.Nov.17,2019. 12 PM Vivekananda Center The Hindu Temple of Greater Chicago 10915 Lemont Rd. Lemont, IL 60439 Tel:630.972.0300 ARUNDHATI ROY IN CHICAGO HOST:HAYMARKET BOOKS Mon.Nov.18, 2019 at 7 PM Chicago Teachers Union 1901W. Carroll Ave Chicago, Illinois 60612 p Tree Lighting Ceremony 106TH ANNUAL CHICAGO CHRISTMAS TREE LIGHTING CEREMONY HOSTED BY CHICAGO'S BEST EVENTS Fri. Nov. 22, 2019 at 6 PM Millennium Park 201 E Randolph St. Chicago, Illinois 60602 p Yoga YOGA HOST: HARE KRISHNA TEMPLE Every Tuesdays. 6:30-8:00pm Instructed by HG Siksastaka dd Hare Krishna Temple AT 3rd Floor 1716W Lunt Ave. Chicago IL 60626 Register:708-224-9906 Desi Talk publishes the listings under the Directory of Events free of charge as a service to our readers. Organizers are welcome to send details of programs and these should reach us at least two weeks in advance of the date of publication. Readers are advised to reconfirm the events with the organizers. Submit your event listing at 29 November 15, 2019 CALENDAR OF EVENTS