Learn to get card tricks up your sleeve
Ace a few card tricks
Workshop: Want to be the life of your next party by flaunting some magic skills? Then, this street magic workshop is where you should be this weekend. This workshop for beginners will teach you everything you need to know about card magic. Learn the tricks of the trade; you also get to take home an instructional DVD as well a US poker-sized deck.
On Today and December 28 time 4 pm to 8 pm AT Magic Encarta Studio, Sejal Park, Link Road, Goregaon (W).
Cost Rs 5,000
Click-happy in park
Photo walk: 7.30 am to 10.30 am Head with your camera for a walk at the BPT botanical garden that offers ample of opportunities of macro, landscape as well as bird photography. This is a part of DCP Expeditions’ 52 weekend photo walk series.
On December 28 AT BPT Garden, Colaba.
Sign up for a cause
Dance: Learn dance forms like Ballet, Tango, Samba and fitness forms like Kalaripayattu from international instructors and help in fundraising as part of The Dance of Giving Week event. You can either donate Rs 100 per master class or RS 1,000 for the entire festival which will be used to help slum dwellers through NGO Apnalaya.
On January 5 to January 11 AT Sumeet Nagdev Dance Arts (SNDA) Studios, Silver Cascade, SB Marg, Dadar (W).
Buy books on offer
Shop: Want to curl up with a book on winter afternoons? Head to Bargain Book Hut’s latest branch for offers like a free book from a select range or get `250 off on minimum purchase of `1,000.
Till December 31
Time 11 am to 7 pm (Monday to Saturday)
At Shop no.2, Simple Apartments, 16th Road, near Mini Punjab Restaurant, Bandra (W).
Make wraps and rolls
Workshop: 3.30 pm to 6 pm Learn how to make Mexican-style rolls, Paneer and Chicken wraps, Barbeque Corn and Peppers Kathi Roll, Hot Garlic and Salsa Dips as well as the dough for these wraps and rolls, from scratch.
On Today At Palate Culinary Studio, ground floor, Survodaya Co-op Housing Society 7, Juhu Road, Santacruz (W).
Cost Rs 3,000
Enjoy political gags
Stand-up comedy: 8.30 pm and 10.30 pm In this show, catch Sorabh Pant help India in its conquest to rule the world by settling bouts between rival politicians and witness a battle between Angad Singh Ranyal and Jaideep Singh Juneja.
At Canvas Laugh Club, third floor, Palladium Mall, Phoenix Mills, Lower Parel.
Cost Rs 750
Go bird and bat spotting
Travel: Opt for BNHS Bat and Bird Trail at Elephanta Island where you can spot Gull-billed Tern, Indian Grey Hornbill, Common Iora, Spot-billed Duck, Little Grebe, Osprey and White-bellied Sea Eagle. Also explore the caves with an expert in search of bat roosts. Registrations are on the spot.
On January 4
Cost Rs 500 (for members), Rs 600 (for others)
Admire abstract art
Art: 11 am to 7 pm Head to Art Phoenix India’s Abstracts Festival, an exhibition of innovative abstract paintings and sculptures by about 300 professional and emerging artists including VS Gaitonde, FN Souza, SH Raza, MF Hussain, Akbar Padamsee, Prabhakar Kolte and many others.
On Till December 28
At Nehru Centre, Dr Annie Besant Road, Worli.