The Mumbai minute: Plan your weekend in 60 seconds
Here's a roundup of all the events and activities happening around Mumbai that you can be a part of this weekend
Become a baker
Want to impress your guests at the next house party? Acquaint yourself with various baking procedures for cakes and pastries. Learn to make Black Forest, Zebra Torte, Dutch Truffle, Fruit Cake as well as Eggless Sponge Cake.
TIME: 3.30 to 6.30 pm
AT: Palate Culinary Studio, ground floor, Survodaya Cooperative Housing Society, Juhu Road, Santacruz West.
COST: Rs 4,000
Soak in Hindustani tunes
Attend a jugalbandi by All India Radio artiste Shivani Mirajkar, who is a trained vocalist from the Gwalior and Kirana gharanas, and veteran sitar player Amruta Lokhande.
TIME 6.30 pm
AT: Little Theatre, NCPA, Nariman Point.
Kick-start your weekend by laughing your heart out at an evening titled, Headliners, which features popular stand-up comedians Sumukhi Suresh (who will play the host) Biswa Kalyan Rath, Varun Thakur, Rohan Joshi and Ashish Shakya.
TIME 6.30 pm
AT: Sri Shanmukhananda Auditorium, Sion East.
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ENTRY: Rs 845 onwards
Create a forest
Keen to introduce your kid to the idea of a forest? Get them to participate in a session by Busy Tots World, where they can design an enchanting jungle with wildlife, using only paper. Participants will be taught different techniques using paper textures to build it. It's open to kids between four and 10 years.
TIME: 11 am to 1 pm
AT: The Matchbox Cowork, 901, Gazdhar Enclave, near Fun Republic Mall, off New Link Road, Andheri West.
COST: Rs 1,000
Explore the woods
Sign up with Some Place Else for a trail through the Shilonda patch of Sanjay Gandhi National Park. It's a slow-paced, easy-grade walk where a naturalist will share information on the birds, flowers, crabs and spotted deer that inhabit the green lung. The trail finishes with breakfast beside a stream.
TIME: 8 am
AT: Main Gate, Sanjay Gandhi National Park, Borivali East.
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COST: Rs 800
Treat yourself to art
Check out a monsoon show that brings together artworks by student artists from over 16 fine art colleges of Maharashtra. The exhibits include paintings, prints, sculptures, mixed-media and textile works and collages.
TIME:11 am to 7 pm (till August 22)
AT: The Bombay Art Society, K C Marg, Bandra Reclamation, Bandra West.
Enjoy a lazy brekkie
Choose from a lavish spread that includes Curried Akuri with Malabari Paratha with an option of Chamrajpet-style crab meat, Brekkie Burger Bang comprising an open-face 100gm bacon burger and Lord Cubbon's Vice — a traditional English breakfast (in pic). Sip on breezy cocktails alongside.
TIME: 9 am to 5 pm
AT: Monkey Bar, Summerville, off Linking Road, Bandra West.
Watch the sun rise as you start cycling from Bandra West up to Silver Beach near Santacruz with Mumbai Riders.
TIME: 6.30 am to 9.30 am meeting point Bandra West.
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COST: Rs 500 (if you get your bike) Rs 850 (all inclusive)
Revisit the Mahatma
Watch Mohan's Masala directed by Manoj Shah. The play brings to life memories of Gandhi's childhood and life lessons he learnt while growing up.
TIME: 7 pm to 8.30 pm
AT: G5A Foundation for Contemporary Culture, Shakti Mills Lane, off Dr E Moses Road, Mahalaxmi.
ENTRY: Rs 500
Dive deep into cells
Discover the mechanics behind the precise division of body cells with biophysicist and professor Mithilesh Mishra at a session presented by Mumbai Local. It's open to all above age 12.
TIME: 5 pm to 6 pm
AT: Dr Bhau Daji Lad Mumbai City Museum, Byculla East.
RSVP: bookmyshow.com (museum entry fee applies)
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Perform, grab a burger
till august 24 Take the stage to sing a song, dance, tell a story or crack a joke and get 20 per cent off on a variety of burgers from World Burger Tour menu. These include Mexican-style Veg Quesadilla Burger, The US Tennessee BBQ Burger, Argentinian Tango Salsa Burger and The Sucker Punch from Las Vegas.
TIME: 12 pm to 1 am
AT: Hard Rock Cafe outlets in Andheri West and Worli.
CALL: 26743901 (Andheri)
Get inked at a discount
today If you've always wanted a tattoo or wish to retouch a butterfly wing on your existing one, head to a pop-up tattoo studio and avail a 25 per cent discount. You can also drop in for a consultation to address any tattoo-related queries.
TIME: 4 pm to 10 pm
AT: The House Gastropub, Aram Nagar 1, JP Road, Versova, Andheri West.
Try pizza in a cone
till august 15 Celebrate Friendship Week by biting into pizza cones that come in a combo offer. With each order, get a lemonade or iced tea for Rs 50. Indulge in varieties like Popeye's Secret, The Italiano, Chicken Olivia or the Meat Lover's.
TIME: 11 am to 1.30 am
AT: Coney Island, Warden Road, Breach Candy.