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GOA WEEKEND DIARIES

ART

Depictions of home: Museum of Goa (MOG) is hosting ‘Giant Dolls House’ a collaborative installation/display by different stakeholders from and in Goa. An initiative by Catja de Haas, this project highlights the importance of a home for all.

till May 14

Details: info.museumofgoa@gmail.com/7722089666

 

A tapestry of Goan culture: On the occasion of Founder’s Day, celebrate the message of love, peace and unity at a unique multi-media exhibition on the same theme and learn more about Goa’s rich and varied culture.

till May 10

 

Big Foot Art Gallery

The art of warli: Learn the traditional and beautiful tribal form of artistic expression from Maharashtra at an enlightening warli craft workshop this weekend at Summer Escapade.

May 5, 5 p.m. to 6 p.m.

 

Panjim Gymkhana.

Fee: `500.

Details: 9552518650

 

FOOD

Khau Galli delights: This summer, gorge on your favourite street food with Khau Galli. Bringing together street-food favourites from across the globe and presenting an eclectic mix, Khau Galli reflects the cultural nuances and flavours of the world, all in one place!

till May 15, 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Caramel, Vivanta Goa, Panaji

Details: 6633636

 

Celebrating Goan cuisine: Radisson Blu Goa is hosting a special brunch menu titled ‘Lost Recipes of Goa’, a one of a kind special brunch featuring some of the most cherished Goan dishes. Dig into succulent steaks, chicken wings, grilled paneer, broccoli and much more.

May 5, 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.

 

Upper Deck, Radisson Blu Goa, Cavelossim

Give us our bread: Chef Rodwin Rodrigues is conducting a one-day workshop on bread-making ‘One Dough Many Bread’. At this unique workshop, Chef Rodwin will teach participants to bake various kinds of breads from around the world, with a mix of flavours, shapes, and sizes.

May 4, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

 

VM Salgaocar Institute of International Hospitality Education (VMSIIHE), Raia

Fee: `2200. Details: 6623000 /9923635287/info@vmsiihe.edu.in

 

For the love of baking: For those who are looking to bake the perfect cake from scratch. Learn to prepare a variety of muffins, brownies, cookies and more at a special baking workshop this weekend.

May 5, 2:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

 

Irene’s Culinary Studio, near PMC Bank, Porvorim.

Details: 7517594465

 

Let’s cook: Fasten your apron and put on your baking gloves, this hands-on workshop will guide you through the art of creating corn and cheese fritters; deep fried chilli coconut prawns; prawn, pineapple and coconut salad; sticky lime chicken; motichoor cardamom mousse and more.

May 4, 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.

 

Judy’s Goodies, Caranzalem

Details: 9326112163

 

HEALTH

Healing through yoga: Immerse yourself in the yogic practices of Jal Neti and Pranayama. Jal Neti is an effective treatment to cure the frequent cold, viral fever, sinusitis, allergies, headaches, etc.

May 4 at 6 a.m., 7:30 a.m., 9 a.m. and 7 p.m.

 

Synergy Yoga Therapy Clinic, Dicarpale, Margao

Details: 9403273525/ 8408813062.

 

Developing you: ‘Heart of Living’ a personality development programme conducted by Clifford DeSilva will be held.

May 4, 2:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. and May 5, 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

 

Goa Institute of Counselling, Navelim

Details: 9049319910/2768839/www.goacounsellinginstitute.wordpress.com

 

Free paediatric camp: Healthway Hospital is organising a Free Paediatric Deafness and Cochlear Implant Camp. The camp will address issues in hearing or speech difficulties in children below 10 years. Children in need of cochlear implant surgery can avail of it free of charge under the ADIP scheme (Assistance to Disabled Persons for Purchase/Fitting of Aids and Appliances).

May 5, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m

 

Healthway Hospital, Old Goa

Details: 2467666/manager.operations@healthwayhospitals.com

 

FILM AND LITERATURE

Picture this: MOG Sundays is hosting the screening of  ‘Chitrokar’, a film by Saibal Mitra followed by a discussion with the lead actor Dhritiman Chaterji

May 5, 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

 

Museum of Goa, Pilerne

Details: info.museumofgoa@gmail.com/7722089666

 

Be creative: Grab a pen and paper and let the words flow at a creative writing workshop for children between 10 and 15 years conducted by eminent writer and poet Manohar Shetty

May 4, 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Broadway Book Centre, St Inez

Fee: `800. Details: 9421151045/manohar.goa@gmail.com

 

ORGANIC LIVING

Green thumb: If your kitchen runs all year round, why should your kitchen garden be seasonal? Green Essentials is organising ‘The Margao Kitchen Gardeners’ Market’ this weekend

May 4 and 5, 10:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.

 

Arjuntree, Margao.

Details: 8087000708

Farmer’s bazaar: Here’s your chance to stock up on local honey, cold pressed coconut oil, rice, bonsai, seedlings, saplings, handmade soaps, homemade Goan sweets, Goan-Portuguese savouries, pickles, masalas, handcrafted bags and lots more. Stop by at the Goan Farmer’s Market for this and more.

 

May 5

Daddy’s Home Special School, Gogol.

Go organic: Visit the ‘Earth Keepers Market’ for fresh organic fruits and vegetables, organic groceries, herbal health supplements, herbal remedies, natural body products, acupressure kits, vision improvement kits, etc

May 5, 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

 

The Rejuvenation Center, 1175, Anavaddo, Candolim, Ximer.

Details: 8888409687

 

Sunday harvest: A fresh offering of organic fruit and vegetables, from seasonal citrus fruit and mangoes to local fresh gluten-free breads, raw papayas, baby potatoes, sweet limes and more

May 5, 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.

OMO, Panaji

Details: 8552002902/2230352

 

HERITAGE AND CULTURE

City reconnect: Incollab is organising a series of events aimed at reconnecting citizens with their city and its neighbourhood on May 4. City Walk ‘Your Neighbourhood’s Parks’ will start at 7:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. starting at Garcia de Orta. A book reading of ‘The Death and Life of Great American Cities’ will be held at 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. at Mangrove Boardwalk, Patto Centre; and a movie screening ‘Citizen Jane: Battle for the City’ will be held at 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

May 4

 

Bookworm Library, Mala

Details:8879990919/ hello@incollab.org

Discovering Goa: From simple child-like drawings on the walls made in vegetable dyes and mineral pigments to the  art of Kaavi made with a paste of soil and charcoal filled into an etched design, these walls of the churches in Old Goa are, literally, worth a thousand words. This uniquely different tour will visit churches of Santa Monica, Our Lady of Rosary, Church of St Francis of Assisi, the Archiepiscopal Palace, St Catherine and the ruins of St Augustine and listen to these ancient art walls speak.

 

May 5

8:30 a.m to 11 p.m.

Details: 7378301863/https://insider.in/christian-art-trail-2019/event

 

Raj Bhavan Darshan: Goa Tourism is organising historic Raj Bhavan tours at Dona Paula.  These tours are available thrice a week and provide a glimpse of the heritage of Goa and the various initiatives introduced at Raj Bhavan in solid waste management, water harvesting and solar energy. The tours are open to the general public only on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays.

Fee: `300

Details: https://bookings.rajbhavan.goa.gov.in/ 7887897530

 

ACTIVITIES

Quiz up: The Sunday Evening Quiz Club will conduct four quizzes this Sunday. The Quiz Foundation of India’s ongoing QF1 League competition will be held at 9 a.m. MindSweep will be held at 10:30 a.m. followed by MegaWhats. Aniruddha Sen Gupta will conduct the SEQC May Quiz at 5.30 p.m.

 

May 5

International Centre Goa, Dona Paula

Details: www.seqc.blogspot.com.

 

Summer Escapade 2019: Get ready for a world of excitement at Summer Escapade 2019. The festival will include shopping stalls, food stalls, art workshops, kids’ activities, standup comedy, lucky draw and spot prizes.

May 5 at Panaji Gymkhana

Details: 9049885253.

 

Poster designing: To commemorate the centenary of the Jallianwala Bagh Messacre, Goa Science Centre is organising a poster designing competition for students of class 8 to 10. The topic will be announced on the spot. Students will only be provided with papers. Other materials required for the competition need to be brought by the students.

May 5, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

 

Goa Science Centre

Details: 2463426/gscp.education@gmail.com

Club Members’ Day Out: Club Nacional and Club Vasco da Gama are organising their annual picnic ‘Members Day Out’ for members, families and guests. There will be music, food, dance, games, children’s area and swimming pool along with music by duo band ‘Valentinos’.

May 5, from 11 a.m. onwards

 

Prainha, Dona Paula

Details: 9420165412

Thrill ride: Learn the thrilling art of skateboarding this weekend with Skatelife. This skateboarding camp provides a skater the experience of riding a variety of ramps and street obstacles. Skateboards will be provided.

 

starting on May 5

Youth Hostel Skatepark

Details: 83299 11510

 

Anniversary celebrations: Club 4.59 am is organising its 3rd Anniversary Meet this Sunday. The event will include mindful meditation, motivational stories, strategic introspection and exciting beach games.

May 5, from 5.29 a.m. to 8.31 a.m.

 

Island View shack, Utorda.

Entrepreneurs’ sale: Women entrepreneurs will display an exciting range of products and items at an exhibition-cum-sale organised by CreatevCrew this Sunday.

May 5

Panjim Gymkhana.

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