Go and do
Celebrate Playing for a Change Day
Playing for Change is a non-profit organisation dedicated to provide music and arts education to underprivileged children worldwide. On its annual Playing for a Change Day they have artists such as KC Loy, music bands such as Airport, BBC and Bombay Basement, performing at a concert where a percentage of the proceeds will go towards the cause.
When: Today, 6.30 pm onwards
At: Live From the Console, Mehboob Studios, Bandra (W).
Entry: Rs 150
Shop to light up a village
The Rotary Club of Bombay Bayview has organised a two-day exhibition- cum-sale, titled Prayaas. You can shop for handicrafts, artefacts, garments, furnishings and other products from their stalls. The proceeds will be utilised to provide solar lanterns to families living in Wada village located in rural Maharashtra. Shop without guilt and light up someone's home this Diwali.
When: September 17 and 18, from 11 am to 6 pm
At: TG Pavillion, opposite Cadbury House, Mahalaxmi.
Beauty on discount!
Skin Kitchen is offering a 15 % discount on all treatments till tomorrow. You can get facials for Rs 1,800, indulge in body therapies for Rs 1,500 and scalp therapies for Rs 1,200. You get an additional discount of Rs 100 if you bring a friend along. Beauty does come cheap sometimes.
At: Skin Kitchen, 68, Chapel Rd, Reclamation, Bandra.
Till: September 18
Minute to film it
If three-hour long films bore you to death and your wallet does not permit you to attend international film screenings, check out Filminute 2011, an international online 1 minute film festival. Around 25 shorts have been selected.
Log on to: http://www.filminute.com/2011/screeningroom/
Flavours of Korea at Colaba
Enjoy authentic Korean food prepared by Chef Park Hee Don and Chef Han Chul (Hans) Bae from Korea. You can choose from dishes such as Eomandu (a fish fillet dumpling), Japchae (potato starch noodle stir-fried with vegetables), Haesanmul Jeonbyung (seafood and vegetables stuffed in wheat pancakes) and Sujeong Gwa (a cinnamon punch with assorted fresh fruits from their a-la-carte menu).
At: Shamiana, Taj Mahal Palace, Colaba.
Till: September 18
Let your kids meet Phineas
This Sunday instead of letting your little ones watch cartoon on television take them to the mall instead where they can watch Disney cartoon stars Phineas and Ferb in real life. The brothers, a hit among kids all over the world, are known for being super geniuses, creating wacky inventions and giving their sister Candice a tough time.
At: Oberoi Mall, off Western Express Highway, Goregaon (E).
When: September 18
Time: 12.45 pm to 1.30 pm, 2.45 pm to 3.30 pm, 4.45 pm to 5.30 pm
Party till the sun comes up
Dance to the tunes of Dutch DJ NYMFO at Bonobo, this weekend. Other artists who will be behind the desk include Johnny-B, Disco Dodo, Ox7gen, MoCity and Bay Beat Collective (BBC). The event starts at five in the evening and goes on till one in the morning. So, save up all your energy and dance the night away.
At: Bonobo, Kenilworth, second floor, Linking Road, Bandra (W).
From: 5 pm onwards
Call: 26055050 / 26055353
Go flower watching this weekend
Visit Kaas, known as the Valley of Flowers of Maharashtra. Dry and parched in the summer, this plateau receives heavy rainfall during the monsoon which results in an abundance in flowers. So instead of riding on the potholed roads this Sunday, witness nature's colourful bounty and have a great weekend.
By: Insearch Outdoors
On: September 18
Call: 9819091954 / 9820245594
Cost: Rs 650