Yoga can heal
Workshop: 10 am to 11 am Attend a complementary yoga workshop to help cancer patients. Yoga guru Swami Nirmalananda will be demonstrating techniques from Bihar school of yoga — asanas and pranayama with relaxation techniques like Yoga Nidra as well as advice on lifestyle and diet modifications.
At Wockhardt Hospital, 2877, Dr Anand Rao Nair Marg, Mumbai Central.
A slice of Assam
Food: 12 pm to 3pm Attend Rongali Bihu Class — a cooking demo by Gitika Saikia followed by a buffet-style lunch featuring authentic ingredients flown in from Assam. The menu will include Saah Aru Ghila Pitha (black tea with fried rice cakes) and Dhekia Xaak Aru Gahori (pork cooked with fiddlehead fern), among other delicacies.
At APB Cook Studio, 301, Srishti Plaza, Andheri (E).
Want to be a filmmaker?
Talk: 10 am to 5 pm ZIMA Film School (Zee Institute of Media Arts) is conducting an interactive session on — the importance of formal film education to build a successful career. Leading filmmaker David Dhawan, will conduct the session and also launch three new filmmaking courses at the institute.
At 3, Ashqui Bunglow, Shastri Nagar, Andheri (W).
Catch this act
Music: 7 pm onwards Creative Cocktail is a stage where singers, bands, comedians, actors and poets will come together to perform. It is a cocktail of talented people from various performing arts background. Catch the Ram Trio Band playing sufi fusion, Karan Chitra Deshmukh (musician), Anuraag Dhoundeya, (vocalist from Indicus Band), Prathamesh Kandalkar, (percussionist), Johnson Solomen (singer and keyboard player), Siddharth Iyer (violinist) among others
On May 17
At He Said She Said, Andheri (W).
Be a junior chef
Sign up: 11 am to 6 pm Sign your kids up for an eight-day workshop of learning to make desserts and ice creams. The workshop will end with a competition, where the winning junior can co-create a dessert that will be made available across Haagen-Dazs outlets in the city for one month.
From May 19 to 29
At Haagen-Dazs Outlets (Bandra and Powai)
Shop: 12 pm to 9 pm Some retail therapy at the Summer Souk might help you feel less grumpy about the heat. You can shop for edgy, colourful fashion clothing, accessories, bath and body treats, bags and clutches, artwork, healthy juices, tasty treats and artisanal beers from brands like Culture Khichdi, Crazi Darzi, Maati, Raw Pressery, Runway Rebel, Chucklez by Ishita, Gia Bath and Body works, Zier, Glass Garage, The White Owl, 8 Food, Georgian Deli and many more.
At Corono Gardens, St John Bapist Road, next to Bungalow 9, Bandra (W).
On a healthy note
7 pm onwards Attend the Music Clinique, by Sunita Bhuyan, which is a unique concert that breaks the myth of the universal seven notes through the medium of different genres of Classical Raagas to Jazz to popular to World Folk. The trained violinist will also demonstrate how music leads to wellness leadership and social change.
On May 17
At Carter Road Promenade, opposite Cafe Coffee Day, Bandra (W).
Sing your heart out
Art: 12 pm to 4 pm Exercise those vocal chords this weekend and try out the Karaoke Sunday Brunch at The Local. The a la carte menu consists of American pancakes, Bangers and Mash, Ros Omelette, beer, shandy, sangria by the jug and lots more, all priced below the regular menu rates. You can also try the Bollywood karaoke every Monday.
On May 17
At The Local, Fort.