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Exhibition of crystals: The Goa Science Centre and Planetarium is hosting the travelling exhibition ‘The Wonderful World of Crystals’ till September 30.

 

The Bigger Picture: As part of The Bigger Picture, an illustrated talk by Apurva Kulkarni on the Viennese painter Egon Schiele, the enfant terrible of modern art will be held on August 31, 6.30 p.m. at Reis Magos Fort. Entry: `100. Details: 9673935195.

 

Photography competition: CMM Arena in association with Antruz Ghudyo is organising a photography competition on the theme: ‘Goan Architecture’. The last date for submission of photograph is August 30. The photograph should be submitted at CMM Arena Store/Megastores at Panaji, Merces, Margao, Gogol, Mapusa, Duler, Ponda, Vasco. The exhibition and prize distribution will be held on September 5, 4 p.m. at CMM Megastores, Merces. Details: 9860332904/ (0832) 6747725

 

Environment fest: Goa Environmental Festival by Kalakirti will be held from August 31 to September 2 at Kala Academy, Panaji.

 

Re-potting Weekend: Green Essentials will be assisting those who require help with repotting their plants on September 1 and 2, 10.30 a.m. to 6.30 p.m. at House 994, Ambirna Wado, Socorro. Details: 9960643245.

 

Heritage walk: Walk through the remains of Goa’s former capital city as Make It Happen is organising the Old Goa Heritage Walk on September 1, 10.30 a.m. from Viceroy’s Arch, Old Goa. The Fontainhas Walking Tour will be held on September 1 and 3, 4.30 p.m. from General Post Office, Panaji and the Divar Island Tour will be held on September 2, 11 a.m. from Divar Ribandar Ferry Point. Details: contact@makeithappen.co.in/ 9740616295

 

Fashion fiesta: Bougainvillea Lifestyle is organising a 2 – day luxury lifestyle event featuring fashion designers from across the country on September 1 and 2, 10 a.m. at Hotel Taj Vivanta, Panaji. Details: 9326102093.

 

MediaScope: The Department of Journalism and Department of Mass Communication at St. Xavier’s College, Mapusa is organising the 5th edition of MediaScope, an inter-higher secondary school competition which will be held on September 1 at the College Seminar Hall. Details: 09923153713/ www.xaviersmediascope.wordpress.com.

 

Sunday quiz: The Sunday Evening Quiz Club’s Panjim September Quiz will be held on September 2, 5 p.m. at the International Centre Goa, Dona Paula. The club will also continue the QF1 League, a series of fortnightly solo written quizzes set by the Quiz Foundation of India, Chennai. The second instalment of this quiz will be held on September 2, 4 p.m. Details: www.seqc.blogspot.com.

 

Gymnastics: Goa Gymnastic Association in collaboration with Kreeda Bharati Goa is organising the state level age group development competition 2018-19 on September 2 at Don Bosco Oratory, Panaji. The age groups will be – KG(L &U) / 1st / 2nd / 3rd / 4th / 5th / 6th to 10th standards (Total 7 groups). Gymnast should register their names on or before August 27 by email on goagymass@gmail.com or by sms on 8381011646. Details: 8828454797.

 

Feeling festive: The Tarang festive bazaar will be held from September 3 to 5 at Hotel Keni, Panaji and September 7 to 9 at Sports and Cultural Club, Porvorim. There will also be a variety of competitions like drawing (September 3), mehendi (September 4), sweet dish making (September 7) and singing (September 8). Details: 8087655341/9158063030.

 

faith

Saptah: On the occasion of Krishna Janam Ashtami, a Shreemad Bhagvad Saptah Znyan Yagnya is being organised at Shree Ram Mandir, Varunapuri, Mangor Hill, Vasco from August 31 to September 5 daily after 7 p.m followed by Bhandara. Details: 9822133998.

 

Satyarayan Mahapooja : The annual Shree Satyarayan Mahapooja will be organised by the Department of Information and Publicity on September 1, 11 p.m. onwards at the department premises, Udyog Bhavan, Panaji.

 

 

ART AND CULTURE

Art exhibition: Scapes: an art exhibition by Siddharth Kerkar is on till September 10 at Museum of Goa, Pilerne. Details: info.museumofgoa@gmail.com/ 7722089666.

 

One act play: Tiatr Academy of Goa in collaboration with the Ravindra Bhavan, Baina, Vasco will be organising their 3rd All Goa One Act Play Competition in Konkani on September 1 at the Ravindra Bhavan, Baina, Vasco.

 

Tiatr competition: The 5th Tiatr Competition ‘B’ Group of Kala Academy is on till September 5, 7 p.m. daily at Ravindra Bhavan, Margao.

 

Music event: The Founders Day programme of the Department of Western Music of Kala Academy Goa will be held on September 3, 6p.m. at the Dinanath Mangeshkar Kala Mandir.

 

Lecture dance demo: Directorate of Art and Culture, Government of Goa in joint collaboration with India International Rural Cultural Centre, New Delhi is organising a lecture dance demonstration series in 24 schools of Goa in the field of Indian classical dance by dancers Amartyya Chatterjee (Ghosh) from Pune, (Kathak dancer and performer) and Revathi Srinivasraghavan from Bangalore (Bharatanatyam dancer) in Borth and South Goa from September 3 to 8

 

Workshop/Seminar/ Lecture

Training on virgin coconut oil: The Women’s Wing of GCCI in association with, ICAR – Krishi Vigyan Kendra, North Goa is organising a two day training on Virgin Coconut Oil (VCO) on August 30 and 31, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at   ICAR –KVK, North Goa Training Hall, Old Goa. Details: 2424252/ 9764161205.

 

Paper bag making: The Directorate of Museums is organising a workshop on paper bag making on August 31, 2 p.m. onwards at Goa Museum (Adil Shah Palace). Details: 2434406/2436006.

 

Chocolates and donuts: A chocolates and donut making workshop will be organised by Fatima Moniz from August 31 to September 1, 3 p.m. to 6.30 p.m. at Raia. Details: Fatima@moniz.in/ 9370275702/8459427229/ 08322776035

 

Fashion and interior design: Vinsan Academy is conducting a free introduction session to courses like fashion and interior designing on September 1, 4 p.m. Details: 7447715566 / 9819769239.

 

Short story writing: A creative short story writing workshop by Novella Short Stories will be held for the age group of 13 years and above on September 1, 2.30 p.m. at International Centre Goa, Dona Paula. Fees: `450. Register: http://novella.co.in/events. Details: support@novella.co.in/ 9730147785

 

Handmade paper: A handmade paper making workshop by Roshan Bandekar will be held on September 1, 3 p.m. at 1930 Vasco. Details: 9604002287 / 8551930213.

 

Fashion and interior designing: Vinsan Academy is having a free introduction session to courses like fashion design and interior design on September 1, 4 p.m. Details:  7447715566 / 9819769239

 

Eco-friendly Ganesh: An eco-friendly Ganesh idol workshop will be organised at Patto, Panaji on September 2,3p.m. Details:  9552518650.

 

Calligraphy workshop: Come learn the basics of the modern hand in this workshop where you will be provided with all the tools and skills required to start your lettering journey – no experience needed. The course will be conducted by Vikrant Fernandes on September 2, 3 p.m. at Eurolingua Institute, Miramar. Fees: `350 only per participant. Details: 9623330479

 

Health

Friday health talk:  ‘How to be a Johnny Walker’, a talk on all aspects of walking by consultant – Orthopedician, Manipal Hospital, Deep B. Bhandare will be held on August 31, 4.30 p.m. organised by The International Centre Goa in association with Manipal Hospitals.

 

Vipassana meditation: Goa Vipassana Trust is organising a 10-day Vipassana meditation course for new and old students, from September 1 to 11. This residential course will be held at Shree Shantadurga Shankhawaleshwari Sausthan, Veling, Gothan. Details: athttp://www.dhamma.org/en/schedules/noncentre/goa.in/ 7076218356.

 

Know one’s kidney: Manipal Hospitals Goa announces the release of a healthy kidney package called ‘Look after your body’s natural filter’ as a campaign to Know one’s Kidney. The validity of this package will be for one month, commencing from August 1 to 31. The package will be priced at Rs. `799 and will consist of random blood sugar, haemoglobin, serum creatinine with eGFR, urine routine microscopy [ qualitative method],  urine protein creatinine ratio and nephrology consultation on all days from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. excluding Saturday, Sunday and holidays. Consultations strictly by appointments only. Details: 6632500.

 

Free OPD consultation: Manipal Hospitals Goa will organise a Free OPD Consultations, for all Deen Dayal Swasthya Seva Yojana [DDSSY] Card Holders till August 31 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. only. Details: 6632500.

 

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