BalVihar Hindi Classes: Germantown, MD


An educational program of World Hindu Council of America (VHPA)

Germantown Bal Vihar Hindi school is an educational program of World Hindu Council of America.

Hindi classes are held for kids of various age groups at Germantown, MD. We teach children Hindi by immersing then in Hindi and Indian culture. Classes follow Montgomery county school schedule. New sessions start in September and go on till June.

Location: Kingsview Middle School, 18909 Kingsview Rd, Germantown, MD-20874

Day and time: Thursday 7:00pm – 8:00pm

•2nd Thursday of every month will be In-person and rest all Thursdays will be virtual.
•Switch between virtual and in-person is subjected to change if Covid situation changes

 

If you have questions contact us.

Shivaram Sitaram: 301-602-5482; Manish Thouri: 240-547-7060

Register your child here.

 

Field trip during Diwali celebrations at Germantown Hindi classes: Kids visited local Fire station to share sweets and candies with the fire fighters. They also got to see the fire engines.


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Balvihar Hindi Classes Germantown

Hindi Class Schedule for the academic year 2022-2023

Days Class Scheduled Major Hindu Festivals / Notes
Date Comments
Sept 8, 2022 In Person Class
1st Day of Class
Ganesh Chaturthi on Friday, September 10, 2022

Course Overview to the parents and students.

Sept 15, 2022  In Person Class Vishwakarma Puja (Engineer/Architects Day)
Sept 22, 2022
Sept 29, 2022 No Class Navaratri begins from Sep. 26, Celebration in class on Oct. 6th.
Oct 6, 2022 Saraswati Pooja and Durga Ashtami on Oct 2; Maha Navami on Oct 3; Dussehra on Oct. 4
Oct 13, 2022 In Person Class
Oct 20, 2022 Diwali Celebration in Class
Oct 27, 2022  No Class Diwali Begins,
Dhan Teras is on Oct 22; Narak Chaturdashi, Roop Chaturdashi is on Oct. 23, Diwali is on Oct. 24; Govardhan Pooja is on Oct 25; Bhai Dooj is on Oct 26
Nov 3, 2022
Nov 10, 2022  In Person Class
Nov 17, 2022
Nov 24, 2022 No Class Thanksgiving Holiday
Dec 1, 2022  Geeta Jayanti (Dec 3)
Dec 8, 2022 In Person Class
Quarterly Evaluation
Dec 15, 2022
Dec 22, 2022 Christmas is on Dec 25; Winter break starts from Dec 23.
Dec 29, 2022 No Class No Class – New Year
Jan 5, 2023 Swami Vivekanand Jayanti on Jan 12
Jan 12, 2023  In Person Class Celebrate Makar Sankranti, Pongal, Lohri on Jan 14
Jan 19, 2023
Jan 26, 2023
Feb 2, 2023 Vasant Panchami on Feb 16
Feb 9, 2023  In Person Class
Feb 16, 2023  Maha Shivaratri on Feb 18
Feb 23, 2023
Mar 2, 2023 Holi Festival – Mar 6 (Holi Dahan), Mar 3 (Color Holi)
Mar 9, 2023  In Person Class
Mar 16, 2023  Quarterly Evaluation
Mar 23, 2023 Yugadi, Gudipadwa on Mar 22; Start of Hindu new year, based on Lunar calendar; Year (3102+2023) (since the beginning of Kaliyuga), the Year 2079 based on Vikram Samvat; the Year 1945 based on Shaka Samvat
Mar 30, 2023 Celebrate Ram Navami Mar 30
Hanuman Jayanti on Apr 5
Apr 6, 2023  No Class No class – Spring break (MCPS) From Mar 31 to Apr 10, 2023
Apr 13, 2023  In Person Class
Apr 20, 2023
Apr 27, 2023
May 4, 2023
May 11, 2023  In Person Class Mother’s Day on May 08
May 18, 2023
May 25, 2023 Preparatory Exam
Jun 1, 2023 In Person Class
(2 Hour Final Exam)
Jun 8, 2023 Final Day of the class
Jul 24 – July 30, 2023 Shanti Niketan Camp Welcome back to the Shantiniketan Camp