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Pop up sale: A one day pop up sale at Amor for Sweet Nothings will be held on December 19, 12 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Chogm Rd, Porvorim.


Ceramics show: U collective started to promote high-quality handmade functional ceramics in India will have a pop-up show till December 23 at Tarini, 153, Campal.


Bake sale: Parkinson’s Society Goa will be organising a Christmas Bake Sale on December 19, 9 a.m. at YMCA, Campal.


Anniversary celebrations: The 17th anniversary celebrations of Goa Science Centre and Planterium, Miramar will be held on December 19, 11 a.m. There will be competitions on egg shell paintings and art from plastic and the opening of the exhibition ‘The Toilet Manifesto’.


Kids and Christmas: Pamper your little ones with a variety of fun activities and games including balloon molding, face painting, magic show, DJ, dance and relish a lavish buffet spread of appetising delicacies and tasty sweet treats at the Christmas Kids Party on December 19, 4 p.m. at The Great Hall, Hotel Fidalgo, Panaji. Details:  9158055222/ 9545554244/ 9545554223/ 9545554210.


Visit the Goan Farmers Market-The Christmas edition of the Goan Farmers Market will be held on December 19, 3 p.m. onwards at BPS Sports Club, Margao. Shop for locally grown fruits and vegetables, local honey, dairy, brown rice, cold pressed coconut oil, potted plants, homemade jams, Christmas sweets, decor and more.


Bazaar days: The Carmelex Students Association of Carmel College for Women, Nuvem is organising a pop-up bazaar on December 21, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. in the college campus. Details: 9420689970.


Jingle ball: St Anthony’s Ex-Students Association Majorda (SAESA) is organising ‘The Jingle Ball-2018’ a Christmas reunion dine and dance on December 25, 7 p.m. at Jardim de Alegria, Majorda.


Science matters: The travelling exhibition ‘Light Matters’ is on till December 31 at Goa Science Centre and Planetarium. Details: 2463426.




Drawing on paper: ‘Linhas Soltas’- Drawing on Paper by Cecilia Costa will be held till January 11 at Fundacao Oriente, Panaji. Details: 2230728/


Celebrating F N Souza: Saffronart in collaboration with London’s Grosvenor Gallery and Sunaparanta, Goa Centre for the Arts present a landmark exhibition of 150 works created by Indian modernist F N Souza during the formative decade of his career. ‘Souza in the 40’s’ will be on view in three cities simultaneously. At Sunaparanta, the exhibition is on view till March 5.


Carol competition: Ravindra Bhavan, Margao will organise an All Goa Carol Singing Competition on December 19 from 6:30 p.m. onwards at the Open Air Auditorium of Ravindra Bhavan Margao.


Carol singing: Sobd, the Konkani bible app is organising the 2nd All Goa Carol Singing Contest 2018 on December 19 to mark the 1st anniversary of the app launch. The competition is open to junior and senior singing groups/schools/colleges/institutions from the state. Details: / 9730147785.


Drawing competition: Rotary Club of Panaji is organising the annual drawing competition for kids on December 19, 9 a.m. at the Bhagwan Mahavir Park, Campal, Panaji. Details: 9970548947/9823013727.


Film screening: ’Kahan Ka Raasta’ (At The Crossroads) will be screened on December 19, 6:30 p.m. at Carpe Diem, Majorda. A discussion with the director will follow post the screening.


Carols for kids: The Deepvihar Higher Secondary School, Headland, Sada, is organising a carol singing competition for schools and higher secondary schools in Vasco and surrounding areas, on December 20, 8.30 a.m. at Ambedkar Hall, Headland Sada. Details: rokrup2000@ 9822143810.


Christmas songs: Chandor Club will be organising an All Goa Carol Singing Competition at Chandor club Auditorium for colleges, higher secondary schools, high schools, and village groups, on December 22, 7.p.m onwards. Register by December 18. Details: 9822166040/ 9822183227.


Fusion concert: Infinity Events India is organising RAF- Live-In World Music Fusion Concert featuring musicians like Rakesh Chaurasia (flute), Gino Banks (drums), Satyajit Talwalkar (tabla), Sheldon D’Silva (bass guitar), Sangeet Haldipur (keyboard/vocalist/composer) and Sanjoy Das (guitar) on December 23, 6.30 p.m. at Dinanath Mangeshkar Kala Mandir, Kala Academy, Panaji. Fee: `1500.


One act play: Entries for the one act play competition at higher secondary schools and college level have been invited by Kala Academy Goa. The participating institutions will have to pay a consolidated fee of `100 as an entry fee irrespective of the number of one act plays, category wise presented by the institutions. The entry forms are available at the reception counter of Kala Academy and should be submitted by December 28, 4 p.m.


Love for art: An art exhibition ‘Love Creations’ by British artist Jamie Ashman will be on display till December 20 at Carpe Diem, Majorda. Details: 8888862462.




Find your soul mate: All eligible bachelors and spinsters looking out for a suitable life partner are cordially invited to a get-together on December 19, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Immaculate Conception Hall (Panaji). Limited entries. Details: 2237318/9270979514.



Workshop/Seminar/ Lecture

Art and travel: Artist Siddhi Naik will be conducting Artravel workshop 2 on December 19, 3: 30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at International Centre Goa. Drummer Carlos Gonsalves will also be teaching drums and there will be a jam session for children by Rweff de Souza and Carlos Gonsalves. The art workshop is recommended for children of 5 – 18 years old. Interested parents can learn craft (star making) from Gina Pegado. Details: 7875340834 / 7020196660.


Orator session: Lakshya Academy will be organising ‘Young Orator’, a session for teenagers to discover the potential to speak effectively with Pravin Sabnis on December 19, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Patto, Panaji. Details: 9552518650.


Christmas madness: A Christmas workshop will be organised on December 22, 2.30 pm for children in the age group of 4 to 9 yrs at Bhatlem. Fee: `500 at Bhatlem. Details: 8411995509


Reading stories: Read Aloud of a Christmas Story, followed by exciting Christmas craft and art activities will be held on December 22, 10 a.m. at Bookworm Library. Age group: 4-8 years. Details: 9823222665.




Health consult: Maria Nirmala Gomes MD, FACE, Diplomate of the American Board of Obesity Medicine, a US based endocrinologist with a special interest in obesity, and Diabetes Mellitus management with a focus on prevention, as well as thyroid disorders will be available for consult on December 20 and 24, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Menezes Polyclinic, Altinho. Details: 9527608558 / 9561362353.


Medical camp: A medical camp on ‘Menstrual disorders and PCOD’ will be held on December 23, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Traya Natural Health Centre, Dona Paula. Fee: `500. Details: 07775065292.


Neuro consult: Aadil S Chagla of Neurosurgery Department, K E M Hospital Mumbai will be available for consultation at Menezes Polyclinic on December 24, 10 a.m. onwards. Details: 2225918/2220237.

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