Greetings from the Executive Committee and the Volunteers of the Gujarati Samaj of Baltimore. I
hope you are enjoying this beautiful summer. The Gujarati Samaj of Baltimore has lined up many
outstanding events for the summer and fall season for your entertainment.
First up: The Annual Picnic: We would like to invite you, your family, and your friends to the
summer picnic on Sunday August 7th at the Centennial Park East, Columbia from 12:00 PM- 7:30 PM at Pavilion H.
This event comes with delicious food, volleyball courts, cricket, a playground,
bingo, prizes, and much more. Please join us to have a great time. Please RSVP via on-line
Registration, which is now open at our website or call any committee members.
The Independence Day Culture program: on Saturday August 13th 2016 at Greater Baltimore
Temple at 4.00 PM. We are proud to bring you a cultural program to show our community’s talents.
For this cultural program, we are looking for performers. The performances can be anything from
dancing, singing, etc. If you would like to perform in the event, or know a group that would be
interested, please contact us by July 24th.
The Annual Yatra: On Sunday, September 11th, GSB will be taking you to Vraj and the
Swaminarayan Temple in Allentown. On-line registration will be also open at website; so stay
tuned. This will be a great trip full of fun, relaxation and a wonderful spiritual experience. Our one
day Yatra has been very popular with our members, especially, our seniors. If you are interested in
donating for this event, please contact any of the committee members for more information. Any donations are greatly appreciated.
Navratri Programs: This year, we will be hosting the Navratri Garbas on four Saturdays nights:
September 24, October 1, 8 and 15, 2016. The most enjoyable Navratri Raas-Garba programs in the
Maryland area will be organized again this year by the Gujarati Samaj of Baltimore at the huge
Meadowbrook Athletic Complex in Ellicott City. Please join us for these amazing Raas-Garba
programs. More information on this will come closer to the event.
Diwali Music Program & Dinner: On Saturday, November 12 join us for the Diwali program.
The venue has yet to be determined, but stay tuned, as this information will come soon.
Along with these wonderful programs, you can find other information about our future events on our
website and through our periodic email blasts. We encourage you to sign up for our email list as
this provides the most up to date information regarding our programs, important community news, etc.
You can subscribe to our email list by clicking on the subscribe button on top right corner of our
web site www.gsbaltimore.org. If you would like to advertise through the GSB, then please contact
Raj (Bunty) Patel, and if you would like to sponsor any of our future events or would like to provide
donations, please contact any of the committee members or send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Once again, thank you so much for continuing to support the Gujarati Samaj of Baltimore. We are
very excited to put on these community events, and cannot wait to see you there!