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Alumni meet:

The Jesuit Provincial of Goa has invited all alumni of St Britto High School, Mapusa for an interaction over tea in the school hall on August 17 at 6.30 p.m. He will then address the alumni at 7 p.m.


Beyond borders:

Seeker Space is organising an interaction in collaboration with CLAP Global where a Finnish mechanical engineer, traveller and an animal lover Hannu Hautamaki will share his life and experiences with Goans on August 17, 6.30 p.m. at 91 Springboard, Panaji.


Kids book club:

The Dogears Bookshop, Margao is organising a children’s book club for kids aged 9-13 years old on August 18, 5.30 p.m. Details: 9850398530.


Walking tours:

The Fontainhas Walking tour will be conducted by Make It Happen on August 18 and 20, 4. 30 p.m. from the General Post Office, Panaji. The Divar Island Tour will be conducted on August 18, 11 a.m. from the Divar Ferry Point.Details: 9740616295.


Stories and puppets:

Museum of Goa (MOG) in collaboration with Wag is organising ‘Into the Forest’, a story telling session on August 18, 10 a.m. onwards for children in the age group of 3-7 years (Rs 400 per child, Rs 500 child + parent) followed by ‘Trash Talks’, an up cycled puppet making workshop from 1p.m. to 4:45 p.m. for children in the age group of 8 to 10 years. Fee: `500. Details: /7722089666.


Festival of Plants and Flowers

Jackfruit, breadfruit (nirponnos), breadnut (pal ponnos) and graviola (path or kantte ponnos) will be the focus of the 27th Festival of Plants and Flowers at SFX School Complex, Siolim from August 18 to 20. A special workshop for framers will be held on August 19. Open to all.


Photo contest:

The prize distribution function of the state level photography contest by The Photo Journalists Association Goa (PJAG), will be held at Sanskruti Bhavan, Patto, Panaji on August 19 and 20 on the occasion of World Photography Day and PJAG annual function. The best twenty entries will be exhibited on these two days at the Art Gallery, Sanskruti Bhavan, Patto.. Details: 9657155047/ 8378975058.


Culinary tour:

Make It Happen is organising Craving and Haatgun Culinary Tour on August 19, 10.30 a.m. Take a walk through the colorful Mapusa market and proceed to a heritage home converted into a cozy guest house where the host will teach you a few Goan recipes. Participants will meet at the Mapusa market entrance. Details: / 9740616295.


Trekking expedition:

Goa Tourism Development Corporation is organising a monsoon trek to the Mainapi waterfalls at Netravali on August 19. Transport arrangements have been made from Mapusa Residency at 7:30 a.m., from Paryatan Bhavan, Patto, Panaji at 8.15 a.m and Margao at 9 a.m. Registration fee is ` 800 (food inclusive). Details: 9422057704/ 8379022215.



Konkani singing:

The finals of the Konkani Kantaram competition ‘Kantaramchem Daiz’ organised by Tiatr Academy of Goa will be held on August 18 at the conference hall of Ravindra Bhavan, Margao.


Yuva Pratibhotsav 2018:

The Directorate of Art and Culture will organise ‘Yuva Pratibhotsav 2018’ (Yuva Sangeet Sammelan) on August 18 (3.15 p.m. onwards) and 19 (9.30 a.m. onwards) at Black Box, Kala Academy, Panaji. Young performers in Indian classical music and dance from Goa and outside Goa are invited to perform.



The traditional Malar Bonderam will be held on August 18 at Sao Matias Malar Divar, 3 p.m. onwards. It will include the traditional march, fancy dress junior and senior category, coconut breaking competition, live music and band etc.


Kids show:

Child’s Play India Foundation presents Wind-Up Penguin Theatre Company (UK) on August 18, 6 p.m. at Menezes Braganza Panaji, an evening of charming antics, acrobatics and a hilarious show that will leave you in splits! Appropriate for children of all ages. Donation passes available at Furtados Music Stores and at the door before the event.

Workshop/Seminar/ Lecture


Speak Russian:

Learn to read and converse in Russian at a month long workshop from August 17, 4.30 p.m. to 6 pm at Margao. Details: 9850665650.



The Center for Study of Philosophy and Humanities, Goa is organising a talk on the theme ‘Unbecoming citizens’ with educationist and former election commissioner Prabhakar Timble on August 17, 4.30 p.m. at Sahil Manzil, Opposite Salgaonkar Law College, Miramar. Details: 9225903427.


Open discussion:

An open discussion on ‘A look at the employment scenario in Goa’ will be held on August 17, 3 p.m. in R No 56, Dept of Political Science, Arts Block, Goa University.


Freedom of speech online:

A lecture on ‘Freedom of Speech Online & the Law’ by Nappinai N S, advocate, Supreme Court and Bombay High Court, specialising in cyber laws and author of the book on cyber laws titled ‘Technology Laws Decoded’ will be held on August 18 from 11 a.m. to 12.30 p.m. at ICG, Dona Paula. Organised by The International Centre Goa. Open to all.


Ace that interview:

An interview skill workshop will be organised by the Lakshya Academy, August 18, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Patto, Panaji. The key speaker will be Vishal Agarwal. Details: 9552518650.


Stress management:

KALLJI – Association of Careers, in association with the Psychiatric Society of Goa will host a session on stress management with senior psychiatrist Charudutt Kulkarni of Sangli on August 18, 4 p.m. at the Lingayat Mutt Hall, Pajifond – Margao. This session will be preceded by a multi-lingual poets’ meet’ (Kavi Sammellan) from 2.30 p.m. to 3.30 p.m. Details: 8308155205.


About ballet:

An introduction to ballet workshop with Gautam Nima will be held on August 18, 3 p.m. at 1930 Vasco. Details: 9604002287 / 8551930213.


Rice delicacies:

Dimple Utagi Orchid Learning Center, Margao will be conducting workshop on rice delicacies on August 18, 2 p.m.  Details: 9423885340/ 8380014972.


Learn to make momos:

Learn how to make momos with different fillings like chicken , pork, veg and a mix of meats as well as a couple of yummy sauces to go with it on August 18, 9 a.m. at Plot 134, Maria Villa,  street 1, Nagali Hills Colony, Dona Paula. Detail: 9823990670


Pastry classes:

Foodybreaks Academy, Porvorim is organising hands-on master classes with pastry chef Kunal Arolkar. A tarts and pies class will be held on August 18, 2 p.m., eggless American cookie class on August 19, 9a.m. and the classic puff-quiche-croissant class will be held on August 22, 2 p.m. Details: 9820220912


Bird lecture:

Carl D’Silva Memorial Lecture on ‘Deep birding’ by Asheesh Pittie, Ornithologist and publisher of Indian Birds will be held on August 19, 4 p.m. at the International Centre Goa. The lecture is co-organised by ICG together with Goa Bird Conservation Network (GBCN).


Photography workshop:

Cressida photographers is organising a photography workshop on August 19, 2.30 p.m. at Ravindra Bhavan, Margao. Details: 9822169793/ 9822128862.


Sun Rogan:

A workshop on an ancient Persian inspired oil based art – Sun Rogan will be held on August 19, 3 to 7 pm at Carpe Diem – Majorda. Fee: ` 15000.  Details: 2881035/ 8888862462.


Eco-friendly Ganesh:

Happy Buds is conducting an eco friendly Ganesh making workshop with Ranjana Agarwal on August 19, 3 p.m. at the centre in Miramar. Fee: ` 600 per person. Details: 9075402544/9822580370


Creating Ganesh idols:

YUVA in association with GHRSSIDC is organising a Ganesh idol making workshop on August 19, 10 a.m. at Marutigad, Mala. The workshop will be in two groups i.e. 10-15 years and 16-22 years. Registration fee: `100. The form is available at Chandeklar’s near Café Mojo, Panaji. Participants have to carry 1ft x 1ft plywood, napkin, knife, ruler, bowl, water bottle. Food and clay will be provided. Details: 9545622528/ 9420595013.


Acting course:

Mindversity presents the Fundamentals of Acting certification course from August 25 to September 9 at 1930, Vasco. The course is lead by Devendranath Sankarnarayanan. Details: 8178273467/ 7982949013


Ghumat workshop:

Ravindra Bhavan, Margao is organising a workshop on ghumat vadan from August 27 to September 5 from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. Participants should be above the age of 10 years. Those interested are requested to collect application forms from the office and submit it on or before August 24.



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. on all working days during the month of July 2018. Consultations strictly by appointments only. Details: 6632500.


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:  at 7076218356.

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