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Welcome to The Gujarati Mandal of Central Ohio.

Please Note: Starting May 2024, GMOCO offers life membership option only.

Picnic 2024


The GMOCO Picnic presented by Northstar Surfaces and e-Merge will be packed with fun, food, & games. A not to be missed outdoor event of the year with lots to do for everyone!

Saturday, July 20, 3:00pm onwards
Alum Creek Park - Lower Dam Area
4171 Lewis Center Rd, Galena, OH 43021

Please login with your membership account AND add ticket(s) to the cart to see member discount.

Open Mic πŸŽ™οΈ - Karaoke, Mimicry/Jokes, Kavita/Gazals, Shayris and more...
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ΰͺΈΰ«ΰͺ΅ΰͺΎΰͺ¦ Columbus ΰͺ¨ΰ«‹ πŸ˜‹ Appetizer & Dessert Contest
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Competitive Games πŸŽ–οΈ- Jalebi Jump, 3-Legged Race, Kothla Race and more...
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Non-Competitive Games 🏐- Dodge Ball, Tug of War, Volleyball, Corn hole and more...

Bounce House 🎈 - Obstacle Course, Carnival Bounce

Chalk Art Contest

Butterfly Exhibit

Gujarati Story Time

Bring Your Own Kite Flying

Alum Creek Dam Tour

School Supplies Drive

The Menu Includes:
Mouth Watering Appetizers πŸ˜‹
Rajwadi Ice Gola 🍧
Watermelon πŸ‰
Tasty Dinner 🍽️

Mouth watering appetizers, fun afternoon snack, Rajwadi ice gola, watermelon and dinner.

We have planned a bunch of amusing activities to bring the community together and make the most of the outdoor get together. Put your sports gear on and common over!Β 

Open Mic

Are you a karaoke, mimicry, jokes, gazals, shayri, geet, or musical instrument enthusiast? Do you like entertaining people? Come share your talent at the open mic during the GMOCO Picnic. No auditions. But registration is required. To register, please fill out this form.

Gujarati Story Time

Varta re varta! Come under the tree, and listen to stories! Ami Majmudar-storyteller, teacher, dancer, and authorβ€”will tell Gujarati stories at the picnic. Come join the fun!

Alum Creek Dam TourΒ 

Get your steps in for the day as a friendly park ranger from the Army Corp of Engineers takes you on a brief educational tour of the Alum Creek Dam.

Butterfly Exhibit
Face Painting
Kite Flying

Participate in these amusing games hosted by our volunteers. Break a sweat, get a little competitive and have a good time.Β 

Registration is required for the following games:Β 

  • Jalebi Jump - up to 6
  • Tran-Legged Race - 7 to 12
  • Kothla Race - 13 to 17
  • Sangeet Chair - 18 and up
  • Fugga Run - Couples
  • Needle & Doro - Couples
  • Limbu Spoon - Seniors

No registration required for these games:

  • Sprint/Running - All age groups
  • Dodge Ball - Open to all
  • Tug of War - Open to all
  • Kho -Β  Open to all

Picnic 2024


Member Discount will apply on check out page.


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