Go and do: Your ultimate weekend guide
Chill with your BFF
Always wanted to plan a weekend out with your friends? Now would be a good time to bond with them. Book one of the villas offered by The Weekend Plan at a special discount of 10%. Rent a five-bedroom bungalow, spend time lazing by the pool, enjoy a barbeque or chill out with music at these luxurious spaces located a couple of hours away, at Lonavala, Panchgani and Alibaug. Green thumbs can also opt for a relaxing retreat
For more details, Log on to: www.weekendplan.in
For the selfie lover
Opt for a Polaroid camera from Fujifilm Instax camera series. Cute, compact and available in vibrant colours, some cams also offer added features like double exposure and bulbs.
Log on to: Fujifilm.in/en/wheretobuy/ InstantCameras
Cost: Rs 6,441 (Instax mini 8), Rs 10,999 (Instax Mini 90) and Rs 9,500 (Instax wide 300)
Trampoline and treasure hunt
12 noon to 6 pm Wondering what to do with your kid for Friendship Day? Take your kid and his/her friends to Smaaash for a day of fun-filled activities. Your kid can participate in Friendship Day card and band making, a fun treasure hunt as well as trampoline dance class at the newly-opened trampoline park.
On: August 2 AT Smaaash, Kamala Mills Compound, gate no. 4, Pandurang Budhkar Marg, Lower Parel.
Traditional Bengali fare
1 pm to 3 pm For the first time in the city suburbs, Home Cafe is hosting a food pop-up called Maach and Mishti at Tribe. Hosted by home chef, Dolly Singh, the Bengali sit-down lunch will include a selective spread of traditional vegetarian and non-vegetarian Bengali dishes comprising 10 to 11 delicacies.
At: The Tribe, 72 C Aaram nagar 1, near Daljit Gym, opposite Dhan building, 7 Bunglows, Andheri (W).
Cost: Rs 999
Of Parsi tales
12 pm to 3 pm Discover the history and evolution of Parsi cuisine with archaeologist, food anthropologist and caterer Dr Kurush Dalal. Also, indulge in dishes like Topli na Paneer, Gajar Mewa Nu Achar, Malai par Eeda among others.
At: 301, Srishti Plaza, Saki Vihar Road, Andheri (E).
Cost: Rs 2500 + taxes
Pune to Mumbai via art
11 am Catch Triangle, a painting exhibition by Pune-based artist Anand Gajarmal. The series includes three themes works on Lord Buddha and his teachings, geometric landscapes in acrylic colours on canvas and architectural details of heritage buildings of Mumbai and Pune.
Till: August 3
At: Nehru Center Art Gallery, Discovery of India Building, Dr Annie Besant Road, Worli.
Not without my dessert
12 noon to 6 pm Head to the Dessert Garden, Bandra’s first-ever dessert pop-up featuring 20 of the city’s bakers and chocolatiers under one roof. Choose from ice pops, cupcakes, macarons and donuts among other dishes.
At: Out of the Blue, Le Sutra Hotel, Pali Hill, Bandra (W).
One on one, again
7 pm onwards Watch One On One 2, the sequel to the successful monologue, One On One. The play will tackle issues related to the music industry, bureaucracy, marriage, immigration, real estate scams and Bollywood. The cast includes Anu Menon, Gopal Datt, Hussein Dalal, Neil Bhoopalam, Rajit Kapur and Shikha Talsania.
On: Today (St Andrews Auditorium, St Dominic Road, Bandra (W)) and August 2 (Sahitya Mandir Sabhagruh, Sector 6, near MGM Hospital, Vashi)
Log on to: www.bookmyshow.com