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Checkout what is a happening at India Society of Worcester - These are some of the Upcoming events at ISW which happen once a year only. So don't miss out and register to attend the events. Many of these are Free Member only event or Member discounted events.

Upcoming events

    • 25 May 2021
    • (EDT)
    • 30 Jun 2021
    • (EDT)
    • Tower Hill Botanical Garden
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    Say What!

    Free Admission to Tower Hill Botanical Gardens for ISW Members.!!  Offer ends June 30, 2021 Every week is a treat there.


    Did you know we have an amazing Botanical Garden in Boylston with many gorgeous gardens and trails within 15 mins from India Center in Shrewsbury.  You are welcome to visit and enjoy the gorgeous gardens, trails, conservatories and outdoor art installations for FREE until June 30, 2021.

    This is a two step process:

    (1) REGISTER with your ISW membership email at link to the left.  It will generate a custom promotion code.  

    (2) Access towerhillbg.org and use the custom promotion ISW code  in the PROMO CODE box on the Tower Hill website to get up to 5 tickets FREE per member per your desired date

    PLAN YOUR VISIT to TOWER HILL with ISW CUSTOM CODE and print out TIMED TICKETS

    Tower Hill Botanic Garden’s171-acre property and lush indoor conservatories, located at 11 French Drive in Boylston, Mass.

    Mon-Sun 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

    Summer Hours June/July/August on Thursdays are available also

    REGULAR  ADMISSIONS  in case you need more tickets
    Adults: $16
    Seniors (65+): $11
    Youth (6-18): $6
    Children 5 and under: Free (must reserve ticket)
    Dogs: $7


    Any questions contact  

    Suchitra Agrawal or Shiamin Melville

    or send email to president@iswonline.org

    Not a ISW Member, become one to get this benefit and register for this event


    • 28 Jun 2021
    • 9:20 AM (EDT)
    • 13 Aug 2021
    • 12:30 PM (EDT)
    • Online
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    ISW Summer 2021  Introduction to Lego Robotics starts June 28

    June 28   to July 2  daily 3 pm  (limited 15 per session)

    August 2 to August  5   daily 3 pm  (limited 15 per session)

    FLL Robotics Summer Camp for 1st to 4th grade

    Curriculum: Learn to program a robot through Mindstorms programming, design an innovative solution to a real-world problem, and connect with your group!

    We are fortunate to have  an award winning team, Shooting Stars,” an all-girl Lego Robotics Team from Shrewsbury to teach programming

    Ravena Arun, Team Shooting Stars

    Diya Shenoy, Team Shooting Stars

    Rhea Sheth, Team Shooting Stars

    Pradnya Cowlagi, Team Shooting Stars

    Nichelle Thinagar, Team Shooting Stars


    Use ISW membership email id to login.  ISW Membership can be completed/renewed here.

    ISW University Summer 2021 Team

    Usha Yadav 508 845 0035
    Kalpana Chowdhury 508-560-3157

    Shiamin Melville Chair

    Contact: Info@iswonline.org 

    We typically keep in touch by email and Whatsapp. Both cell numbers provided will be attached to the child's camp Tutor Whatsapp group with an option to opt out if desired.  


    • 28 Jun 2021
    • 9:20 AM (EDT)
    • 13 Aug 2021
    • 12:30 PM (EDT)
    • Online
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    ISW Summer 2021 Online Camp  starts June 28, 2021. Registrations are Open

    June 28 - August 13  (Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday) 

     Come join the fun this summer at ISW's Summer online Camp!! 

    Get ready for mind blowing Math, exciting English, cool coding, Arts and Crafts and many more.  Campers will meet via zoom once a week.

    Cost - 

    $40 (8 sessions ) - ISW member

    A separate registration is required for each session.

    Funds collected are to be allocated to ISW Building Expansion.

    Use ISW membership email id to login.  ISW Membership can be completed/renewed here.

    LIST OF CLASSES by GRADE (You may print the pdf  of Calendar attached)


    Grade (in September 2021)   Subject / Topic of the class
     KG  Arts/Crafts, Bollywood Dance
     1st  Intro Lego Robotics, Arts/Crafts,  Bollywood Dance 
     2nd  Intro to Spanish, Intro Lego Robotics, Arts/Crafts, English,  Bollywood Dance
     3rd  Intro to French, Intro to Spanish, Intro Lego Robotics Arts/Crafts, Bollywood Dance, Math 
     4th  Intro to French, Intro to Spanish, Intro Lego Robotics, Arts/Crafts, Bollywood Dance, Math, English
     5th  Intro to French, Intro to Spanish, Arts/Crafts, Coding, Math English
     6th  Intro to French, Intro to Spanish, Speech/Debate, Coding Math, English
     7th  Intro to French, Intro to Spanish, Math
       


    Use ISW membership email id to login.  ISW Membership can be completed/renewed here.


    ISW University Summer 2021 Team

    Usha Yadav 508-845-0035
    Kalpana Chowdhury 508-560-3157

    Shiamin Melville Chair

    Contact: iswuniversity@iswonline.org if you looking for other grade/subjects

    We typically keep in touch by email and Whatsapp. Both cell numbers provided will be attached to the child's camp Tutor Whatsapp group with an option to opt out if desired. 


    • 7 Aug 2021
    • 12:00 PM - 7:30 PM (EDT)
    • Facebook Live

    ISW India Day     

    Any questions contact

    President@iswonline.org



    • 8 Aug 2021
    • 12:00 PM - 7:30 PM (EDT)
    • Facebook Live

    ISW India Day     

    Any questions contact

    President@iswonline.org



    • 11 Aug 2021
    • 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM (EDT)
    • ZOOM LINK
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    ISW University presents online webinar on QI (key)communication skills for middle schoolers.

    Facilitators: Dhruv Jagan and  Aashi Gupta, 8th graders, Oak Middle School, Shrewsbury, MA

    Summary: Organization & Time Management.  45 mins

    What are QI Skills:

    Qi (pronounced 'key') skills are mostly communication skills, but they also include emotional aspects such as confidence and courage. These skills include ME and WE skills.

    • ME skills are self-management skills and includes keeping track of your work, good behavior, and respecting other people and teachers.
    • WE skills, or playing Well with others, includes group work, teamwork in sports, and working together with your friends.

    Reference: http://www.drlaurajana.com/qi-skills/

    The course will consist of 2 classes of 45 mins each.

    1st Week MAY 8 - Introduction to QI skills. Will include a game and pointers on public speaking  and examples.

    2nd Week (tbd)- Organization/Time Management, emails and summary.

    Target Audience: 5th-7th graders 

    Open to all

    Co-advisors: Ruchi Chauhan, Snehalata Kadam, Shipra Gupta, Poonam Hingorany, & Shiamin Melville


    • 19 Aug 2021
    • 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM (EDT)
    • ZOOM

    ISW Women Empowering Women (WEW)

    Prof. Snehalata Kadam, Lead Contact 

    Bhawna Sadhu, ISW Executive Board Member 

    An interactive platform empowering women by  transforming the I can’t to I can!

    Series of Webinars:

    WEW Summer Reflections: Travel, Reading, Gardening and Wellness

    Date 19th August 2021

    Venue: Virtual

    Time 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM

    Please register here and share more information about your interests.  We would love to hear from you.

    Stay tuned for more categories like: 

    Financial Independence, Health and Rejuvenation etc


    For more info, send email to  snehalata.kadam@gmail.com

     






    • 28 Aug 2021
    • 9:00 AM (EDT)
    • 29 Aug 2021
    • 12:00 PM (EDT)
    • Online
    Register

    ISW Symphony - Ganesh Idol Workshop (2 day sworkshop) 

     ISW Symphony initiative - to preserve and promote the art of sculpting - Ganesha Idol  

    Day 1 - Making, designing a structure of Ganesha idol out of clay.

    Day 2- Coloring, Painting, decorating an idol. 

      Our team instructors will instruct and guide the participant to make an idol from clay by giving step by step instructions.

    Material cost - $20 (Participants need to pay $20 per registration if they need material from us.)


    Any questions contact - sgmandal12@gmail.com

    mailto:sarita.isw@gmail.com ISW Symphony Chair

    Ganesha Idol Workshop schedule

    Date : August 28th and 29th 2021

    Time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Venue - Zoom






    • 29 Aug 2021
    • 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM (EDT)
    • Facebook Live

    ISW Janmashtami - Actual date - 8/30/21   6 pm to 7.30 pm

    Prayers  will be followed by performance and bhajans.

    Any questions contact

    nishabawa60@gmail.com. Chair, ISW Religious Committee.






    • 12 Sep 2021
    • 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM (EDT)
    • TBD
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    ISW Ganesh Utsav

    Any questions contact

    nishabawa60@gmail.com. Chair, ISW Religious Committee.







    • 8 Oct 2021
    • 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM (EDT)
    • TBD
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    Navratri Garba 

    Any questions contact

    president@iswonline.org







    • 9 Oct 2021
    • 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM (EDT)
    • TBD
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    Navratri Garba 

    Any questions contact

    president@iswonline.org







    • 6 Nov 2021
    • 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM (EDT)
    • TBD
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    ISW Diwali Puja

    Any questions contact

    nishabawa60@gmail.com. Chair, ISW Religious Committee.







    • 7 Nov 2021
    • 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM (EST)
    • TBD
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    ISW Diwali at Worcester Art Museum Silk Road

    Any questions contact

    president@iswonline.org







    • 13 Nov 2021
    • 6:00 PM (EST)
    • TBD
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    ISW Diwali Cultural event

    Any questions contact

    president@iswonline.org







    • 20 Nov 2021
    • 6:00 PM (EST)
    • TBD
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    Diwali  at Tower Hill Event

    Any questions contact

    president@iswonline.org







    • 11 Dec 2021
    • 6:00 PM (EST)
    • TBD
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    ISW Christmas

    Any questions contact

    president@iswonline.org







Past events

19 Jun 2021 ISW Mt Wachusett Hike, all welcome
13 Jun 2021 ISW Graduation 2021 Satsang-Havan
12 Jun 2021 College Connect: Standardized Tests - Everything you need to know
12 Jun 2021 Professional and Entrepreneurial Network (PEN)
10 Jun 2021 ISW Women Empowering Women (WEW) Intellectual Multitasking: Balancing Passion with Profession
23 May 2021 Hum Honge Kamyaab! : A Solidarity Event by ISW
23 May 2021 Community Covid-19 Vaccination Camp at India Center
22 May 2021 ISW Antakshari 2021 Finals – Sure'ely fun for Everyone!
22 May 2021 College Connect: Financial Planning: Obtain the best education at the best price!
8 May 2021 ISW University QI (key) Communication skills for middle schoolers
8 May 2021 ISW Antakshari 2021 Prelims – Sure'ely fun for Everyone!
2 May 2021 Community Covid-19 Vaccination Camp at India Center
25 Apr 2021 ISW Ram Navami Puja
24 Apr 2021 ISW Art Competition
19 Apr 2021 ISW Student Awards April 19, (due date extended)
18 Apr 2021 A conversation about Shrewsbury Schools
17 Apr 2021 ISW College Application Process: Crafting a great college application.
10 Apr 2021 IYG SAYAA online Trivia Game
20 Mar 2021 ISW Maha Shivratri
20 Mar 2021 College Application Process Let's talk ! Keeping the lines of communications open. March 20, 2021
6 Mar 2021 Unpacking Stigma, Breaking Barriers: Mental Health in the South Asian Community
26 Feb 2021 Seminar: COVID Vaccine Townhall
13 Feb 2021 ISW Harvest Festival
31 Jan 2021 ISW Annual General Body Meeting & Board Elections
23 Jan 2021 Navigating the college application process REGISTER to be added to group
19 Dec 2020 ISW Celebrates Christmas
21 Nov 2020 ISW Diwali Celeberations
17 Oct 2020 ISW Navratri Festival
30 Aug 2020 ISW Ganeshotsav Sohla
15 Aug 2020 An India Day recap
7 Aug 2020 ISW Virtual 3-Day India Day 2020
29 Jun 2020 Daily Free Virtual Yoga
28 Jun 2020 ISW 2020 Graduation Satsang
20 Jun 2020 ISW Virtual Antakshari 2020
9 Feb 2020 ISW Annual General Body Meeting
8 Feb 2020 ISW Harvest Festival
14 Dec 2019 ISW Christmas Celebration
26 Oct 2019 ISW Diwali Puja for Members

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