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IAC Summerfest 2017 – Postponed

Due to recent rains and subsequent flooding in mill race park, the park’s management has taken a decision to not hold any event in mill race park this weekend. As a result,  we are forced to postpone our Summer Fest 2017 to Sunday, August 6th, 2017.



When: Sunday, August 6th, 2017.

Where: Mill Race Park, Amphitheater

Time: 4 PM onward. Performances will start at 6:30 PM.


We hope to see you all and participate with the same enthusiasm as you have shown till now!

Feel free to get in touch with us at for any questions.


Team IAC

Posted July 14th, 2017.

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IAC Volleyball and Throwball 2017

IAC, Welcomes you all to 2017 Volleyball and Throw ball tournament.

Please use the link below for Team registration  :

While registering enter your team name and players name (limit 10) in comment field.

Please help us spread the word and forward email to all possible players who are interested in participating.


Venue: Clifty Volleyball place
Tournament start date July 24th.
Registration Deadline July 20th.
Registration fee $60/- per team

Tournament coordinators
Hareen: 480-414-6126
Kiran: 510-304-4572

Posted July 12th, 2017.

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IAC – Summerfest 2017

Indian Association of Columbus welcomes you to the much awaited event of the year: ‘Summer Fest 2017’ on Saturday, July 15th, 2017.

The event is filled with Fun Games, Food booths, Cultural performances and open dance floor towards the end. Join us with your family and friends.

When: Saturday, July 15th, 2017.
Where: Mill Race Park, Amphitheater
Time: 5 PM onward
Performances will start at 7:30 PM
Entry: Free
Dress Code: Mix n Match Funny Fancy Dress… and yes it is a competition !! Award for the most innovative dress of the evening.

Food, drinks and the game tickets will be available for purchase.

All the proceeds from Summer Fest 2017 will go to local charity.

1. Interested in setting up a booth to showcase your organization/business?
(Note: Preference will be given on first come first serve basis due to limited availability of slots. We have different plans as per different requirements. Our team will contact you once you register to discuss further)

2. Interested in volunteering, hosting/anchoring the event, stand-up comedy or skit during the event?

3. Interested in singing or dancing or playing any instrument at the event?
(Note: We have limited slots and may not be able to accommodate all entries. Cultural committee will contact registered performers for auditions. Auditions will be held on July 8th, 2017 at Dancers Studio)

To Register please use the link:

Registration deadline is July 4th

We look forward to your participation and support for this event!

Posted July 12th, 2017.

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IAC – Sur And Swad 2017

The show will feature vocal talent performing live in multiple languages. In addition the event will feature food stalls representing authentic dishes from different Indian states.


When  : Friday, 7th April 2017.

Time  : 6.30 PM – 9.30 PM  (Change of time from 5.30 to 6.30 PM)

Venue: Mill Race Center, 900 Lindsey St, Columbus, IN 47201

Entry  : Free

Dress Code : Indian Traditional, Prize for Best Dress couple.

Food Booths open from 6.30 PM to 7.30 PM and no food will be served during the performance. Food Booths resume at 9 PM.


Since this is our first time hosting such an event, we would appreciate if you could RSVP at We will factor in your response in planning logistics. Also RSVP will automatically enter you in the lucky draw at the venue. (Lucky draw winner must be present during the event.)

Posted April 5th, 2017.

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IAC – Update for the Community on Anshul Sharma

Dear IAC members,

As you all are aware, a Cummins CPE engineer, Anshul Sharma and his wife, Samira Bhardwaj, were involved in a tragic accident on Sunday, 26th March 2017.

Unfortunately Anshul succumbed to his injuries. Samira has sustained serious injuries and is admitted to the Methodist hospital in Indianapolis. In such difficult times, let us come together and support their grieving family. Our contributions will help them with medical bills and emergency expenses. Please click on the link to donate:

A memorial service is planned on April 8th . Please refer to the details in the following poster:

Posted April 5th, 2017.

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IAC – Update for the Community

It is with deep regret that we share with you all , that 2 members of our community were involved in an road accident on Sunday 26th March. Unfortunately, one of the victim succumbed to injury while the other member has sustained serious injuries and is currently admitted to Methodist Hospital, Indianapolis. More information can be viewed at :

Team IAC.

Posted March 31st, 2017.

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IAC Table Tennis Tournament 2017

Indian Association of Columbus invites you to take part in 2017 annual Table Tennis Tournament to be held at Donner Center on
Date : Sunday, February 26th, 2017.
Time : 1 PM – 6 PM
Location : Donner Center , 739 22nd Street, Columbus IN
Fee: $6 for Singles and $12 for Doubles.
Registration Link:
(Or by directly going to searching for “2017 IAC Table Tennis Tournament “)
Deadline for Registration: Feb 24th, 5 PM
(Please note: Only few tickets will be available at the gate on the day of event. On spot entry will be charged $2 extra than the regular ticket cost.)
Kids (under 14) singles
Men’s Singles (Beginners)
Men’s Singles (Intermediate)
Men’s Singles (Advanced)
Men’s Doubles
Women’s Singles
Women’s Doubles
Mixed Doubles

Posted February 15th, 2017.

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IAC Republic Day 2017 Celebrations

Hello All,

IAC would like to invite you all the India Republic Day Celebration. Please refer to the attached poster for the details .

When : 28th January 2017, 2:30 pm – 4pm

Where : Cafeteria, Parkside Elementary School.

Entry Free. Light refreshments will be served.

Posted January 23rd, 2017.

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IAC Dandiya Night 2016


Indian Association of Columbus invites you its last event for the year, Dandiya Night, please join us with your family and friends. Prizes for “Best Traditionally Dressed Couple”.

Date: November 19th, Saturday

Time: 8 PM to 11:00 PM

Venue: Park Side Elementary School Cafeteria, 1400 Parkside Drive, Columbus, 47201.

Entry: FREE!!!

Dandiya sticks will be provided and light refreshments will be served till they last.

Posted November 19th, 2016.

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IAC Diwali 2016

Indian Association of Columbus (IAC) invites you to IAC 2016 Diwali events, Rangoli and Diwali.


Event: 2016 Rangoli

When: Friday, Nov 4th 6.30 PM to 8 PM

Where: North Large Group Instructuon room, North High School [1400, 25th street]

Registion link:

Entry: Free

Winners will be declared during the Diwali Event


Event: 2016 Diwali

When: Saturday, Nov 5th 5 PM to 9 PM

Where: North High School [1400, 25th street]. Performances in auditorium and Dinner at Cafeteria

Volunteer registration form:

Ticket details:

Adults ticket (12 years & up) – Performances & Dinner – $15 ($20 from Nov 1, if available)

Adults ticket (12 years & up) – Performances only        – $8  ($13 from Nov 1, if available)

Kids    ticket (5-11 years)      – Performances & Dinner – $10 ($15 from Nov 1, if available)

Kids    ticket (5-11 years)      – Performances only       – $5   ($10 from Nov 1, if available)

Entry free for kids below 5 years. All participants are required to purchase tickets.

       All ticket types are available for purchase online at or by searching “IAC 2016 Diwali” on

Note: Online tickets’ website payment gateway is third part (paypal) and it is secured. IAC doesn’t have any visibility of your information. Please show paper or electronic print of the ticket and valid ID card for admission at the venue. Thank you!


If you don’t have Paypal account, please contact the following people for paper tickets.

Krishna Rampalli – CEP (8123715995)

Premchandra Jha – COM/IOB/Sears/COB

Vishal Shah – Others (5166528370)

Preeti Patil – Others


Note: We have only limited paper tickets’ sale this year. Major portion of the tickets are available on for sale. Please contact us only if you don’t have a Paypal account.


Thank you!


Best Regards,

Team IAC

Posted October 20th, 2016.

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