EVENT: 2019 CHINMAYA MISSION (CM) DFW Walkathon-Picnic (Holi)

When:    Sunday, April 28th, 2019

Where:  CHINMAYA MANGALAM, 10470 W. FM 744 Barry, Texas TX 75102

Time:     11:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Cost:      $20/Family to attend the event.

             FREE for Parivar members.    



  • This event is open to all CMDFW members and their guests.


Picnic team is looking for an accurate count to help with planning the event (especially in the area of Food, Corn, Holi Color etc).

Registration Details: Use the link Chinmaya Mission – Registration System to Register Or use the registration link on the main page.

Please see the detailed steps towards the end of this email.


BUSES (***** Coming soon *****)


  • We need lots of volunteersWe only need 1-hr time slot from you.

Please use the online volunteer registration linkhttps://www.signupgenius.com/go/30E0A4FADAD23A6F94-walkathonpicnic1 to register for any of the teams. You will be contacted by a Team member who will inform you what your assignment and your shift timing. We will do our best to minimize the time you have to volunteer, but you can help relieve the load on other volunteers by showing up for your assignment at the designated time and place.

  • Middle & High School Children: Do you need volunteer hours?

During the Holi & Walkathon event you will have multiple options and lot of opportunities to earn volunteer hours. Please use the online volunteer registration (https://www.signupgenius.com/go/30E0A4FADAD23A6F94-midhigh1) link to register for the team on which you would like to volunteer.


On Google Maps search for: Chinmaya Mangalam – Spiritual Retreat Centre

CHINMAYA MANGALAM Address:  10470 W. FM 744 Barry, Texas TX 75102

From US-75:

  • Go South on Central Expressway US-75
  • US-75 becomes 1-45 S.
  • Take EXIT 235A (I-45 Frontage Rd in Navarro County).
  • Merge into the I-45 Frontage Rd
  • Turn right onto Hardy Ave.
  • Continue onto Forest Ln (Hardy becomes Forest right after N Beaton St) for 0.6 mi.
  • Turn right onto Dobbins Rd and continue for 2.6 mi
  • Dobbins becomes FM 744 at the intersection of State Highway 22.
  • Chinmaya Mangalam is on FM 744 on the right hand side.

From TX-183 via I-35:· Take TX-183 E toward Dallas

  • TX-183 E becomes I-35E S.
  • Take EXIT 397 toward US-77.
  • Merge onto S Interstate Highway 35 E.
  • Take the 1st left onto Connecting Rd.
  • Turn right onto S Highway 77/US-77 S.
  • Turn left onto FM 55/FM-55.
  • Turn left onto FM 55/TX-34/FM-55.
  • Take the 1st right onto FM 55/FM-55. Continue to follow FM-55.
  • Turn left onto W Forgey St/TX-22/FM-55.
  • Take the 3rd right onto N Fordyce St/FM-55.
  • Turn left onto E Grady St/FM-55. Continue to follow FM-55.
  • Turn left onto FM 744/FM-744.
  • Chinmaya Mangalam is on FM 744 on the right hand side

Thank you
2018 CM DFW Walkathon & Picnic Team


Following are the detailed instructions:

  • Scroll down to the “Holi Picnic and Walkathon – Festivities at Chinmaya Mangalam” section.
  • Click on Register for the Holi Event then
  • Click on Click here to register online then
  • In the Quantity column, enter number of families you are registering. Note: column will be pre-filled for the member (your family) so you need to only enter the number of guest families you want to register for.
  • Click Waiver Document to down the waiver document and review it and forward it to your guest family. Once reviewed click radio button before text “Yes, I agree” to electronically sign the waiver form. Please read the text above the button.
  • Click Submit
  • Check all the family members that are planning to attend the event.
  • Click Continue
  • Choose whether you want to volunteer. You also need to indicate if the family member is below 12 years old or not. Add your phone number. Please note that at least one adult has to accompany children.
  • Click Continue
  • Review the information entered and the amount due.
  • Click Complete Enrollment and follow instructions to pay for the event.
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