A Mumbai guide that highlights the best things to do in the city
City on a bike
10 30 pm Give a refresing break to your sedentary life with a bicycle ride of over 30 km that flags off from the southern coastal tip and ends at Bandra Bandstand.
From Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus ON May 21
An open-air joyride
5 pm Hop on to an open-air, double decker bus and enjoy South Mumbai by sunset as you drive past some of the landmarks including The Asiatic Society of Mumbai and Queen’s Necklace in a tour organised by Raconteur Walks.
On May 22
Cost Rs 1,000
On a healthy high
7.30 am onwards Be a part of a yoga session with Anirudh Gupta of Hatha Yoga Class and tuck into a breakfast menu that packs in Muesli with Fruits, Marinated Artichoke and Red Pepper Sandwich, egg varieties, hash browns and muffins. Sip refreshing Green Tea or a Blueberry Smoothie.
On May 22 AGE 12 and above
At MeSoHappi, ground floor, B-Wing, Pinnacle Corporate Park, Bandra Kurla Complex.
Cost Rs 750 plus taxes
Make your shake
2 pm to 4 pm Five to 11-year-olds learn to make lipsmacking fruit-based drinks at a Smoothie and Shakes workshop.
On Today and May 21
At Movenpick, Juhu (today) and Lower Parel (May 21).
Call 9819523444 COST Rs 599
Yummy choco fun
2 pm to 8 pm Watch your kid go creative in a DIY chocolate making workshop that will offer an introduction to chocolate and help discover his/her culinary skills.
On Today AT Growel’s 101 Mall, Kandivali (E).
Little Picassos at work
11.30 am onwards Kids can participate in a painting competition with the theme — Save Water. They get to enjoy a magic show too. Note: Bring your own art material.
Age 7 years to 12 years
on May 21 AT Vedge, Fun Republic Mall, Andheri (W).
Cost Rs 299 (includes a meal box and magic show)
Hindustani Classical night
6.30 pm Head out for a night of soulful Hindustani music at Arohi music festival with performances of new talents like vocalist Surnajan Khandalkar, tabla player Chintamani Warankar, vocalist Swarangi Marathe, Mugdha Vaishampayan, sitar player Dhruv Bedi and vocalist Prathamesh Laghate.
On May 21 AT YB Chavan Auditorium, Nariman Point, near Sachivalaya.
Dyro in the house
4 pm Groove to the tunes of electro producer DJ Dyro, who is a top 10 regular on the prestigious Beatport with singles like Pure Noise, Spacetunnel and Set Me Free.
On May 22 AT The Lalit Mumbai, Sahar Airport Road, Andheri (E).
Relive The Jungle Book
12 pm Revisit Rudyard Kipling’s classic novel with a fresh musical take and a twist. Here, Mowgli is forced to return to the forest (as part of an evil plan laid out by Sher Khan and Tabaqui) and his cherished friendship with Baloo and Bagheera is put to test.
On May 22 AT Prithvi Theatre, 20, Juhu Church Road, Janki Kutir, Juhu.
Call 26149546 Cost Rs 400
Crack this cube
Do you think you are an ace at cracking the Rubik’s Cube? Test your skills in a national-level challenge. The winners will be announced on June 12.
Age 6 to 14 ON May 20, 21 and 22 (elimination round 1)
At Landmark, Inorbit Mall, Sector 30A, Vashi.
Mango pizza, anyone?
12 noon to 12 am Make the most of the mango season with a menu featuring the king of fruit-based beverages, salads, flatbreads, pizzas and desserts. Also try the Green Mango Pizza with citrus-y mango and spice flavoured sauce, peppers, and onions.
Till May 31
At California Pizza Kitchen at Lower Parel and Malad (W).
Mad about montages
11 am to 2 pm Use your imagination to recreate movie posters or scene stills using miscellaneous pictures at an adult learning workshop held in conjunction with the ongoing Silver Magic: Vintage Photographs Of The Golden Age Of Hindi Cinema exhibit.
On May 22
At Dr Bhau Daji Lad Mumbai City Museum, 91 A, Veer Mata Jijabai Bhonsle Udyan, Dr BA Road, Byculla (E).
Cost Rs 500
Goodbye to bad dreams
Learn the process of crafting a dreamcatcher — a willow hoop woven with net and decorated with feathers — said to fend off nightmares if put by the bedside. The workshop will be conducted by Nidhi Bhatt, an artist at Boho Souls.
On May 21 (1 pm to 3 pm) and 22 (2 pm to 3pm)
At House of Wow, 10, Natraj Building, Hill Road, Bandra (W).
Cost Rs 1,450 (for two days)
A real fairy tale
11 am to 7 pm Check out works by Kolkata-based Subrata Chowdhury, who has depicted fairies and mermaids against a domestic backdrop in his latest exhibition, Fairy Tale.
Till May 23
At Jehangir Art Gallery, 161-B, MG Road, Kala Ghoda.