STICA Diwali 2021

Diwali ticket for STICA guests ($45)
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STICA Signature Events Information

Spring Fest (March/April)
Spring Fest is an annual event that we have in order to celebrate the onset of Spring/Summer, welcome community members who are new to the area, showcase local talent in a vibrant entertainment line-up, enjoy dinner together and then break a leg in an open dance floor.

India Day (August)
Provides a first-hand experience of the rich Indian cultural heritage to the local residents of the Southern Tier, while also celebrating the shared values between India and the U.S. This is an outdoor event at the Centerway Square and Centennial Park in Corning, with Indian food, snacks, variety entertainment and many fun activities for children.

Diwali (October/November)
Marks the Festival of Lights, a holiday celebrated all over India. It's a great time for friends and families to get together and enjoy a delicious Indian dinner along with a variety entertainment program featuring local talent.

STICA Sponsored Program(s) Information

Adopt a Highway
STICA members have adopted an approximately two-mile stretch of Interstate-86 (between exits 49 and 51). In the spirit of giving back to the community, STICA volunteers support the Highway Department by picking up trash along this portion of the highway twice a year.
Yoga Classes
Twice a Week (Thursday and Saturday) yoga classes are held at Southeast Steuben County Library in Corning. The classes are open to all. Contact STICA Board/Venkat Sompalli for details.--%>

Indian Classical Dance Classes
STICA supports a privately run dance classe. If interested, please get in touch with the contacts provided below.
Natyavani Kuchipudi School of Dance  Vani Akula: 607.739.3869. Classes are held at a private home.

STICA members generously give back to the local community through organized programs for volunteering and donating to local food banks, the Salvation Army, Relay for Life, etc.