Clothes donation drive, International women conference, art for a cause and much more to look forward to this week. Check out these 6 events you should attend this week.
1. Life on the Ghats: A Photo Journey Of Varanasi – Bengaluru
A photography exhibition by Veeral Parekh. He is a Bangalore based and has a degree in visual arts. His photos are characterised by the use of everyday objects in an atmosphere of middle-class mentality in which recognition plays an important role. More details.
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When: From 2nd April
Where: No.31 Venkat Reddy layout, 80 feet road cross, Koramangala 6th Block, Bengaluru
2. Clothes Donation Drive – Kolkata
ITEMS NEEDED: Clothes in good condition for all ages, belts, bags, scarfs and winter wear.
PLEASE DO NOT DONATE: Ripped, worn-out or stained clothes, undergarments, socks or shoes.
HOW WILL IT HELP?
Kolkata Clothes Drive – A citywide program providing clothes and jobs to families living in slum communities and villages. More details. Similar initiative is also being organized in Pune on 5th April. Check out this page for details.
When: 4th April
Where: Responsible Charity Office, 22 Saktigarh Road, Jadavpur, Kolkata- 700032
3. Grandma’s Medicine Box – Bengaluru
Grandmas were the first people we would consult when sick! They have carried the legacy of Ayurvedic natural healing successfully over centuries.
In today’s age of nuclear families, it’s about time to revive and pass on those age old remedies to our next gen.
This interactive workshop by Svaasth team, introduces children and families to simple yet effective and scientifically proven Ayurvedic home remedies that can be used to relieve common ailments. More details.
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When: 4th April
Where: Atta Galatta, #134, KHB Colony, 5th Block, Koramangala, 560095
4. International Women’s Conference – Bengaluru
The International Women’s Conference brings together women leaders from various spheres of society such as politics, the arts, business, media, and academia to engage in meaningful dialogue and sessions. The 7th International Women’s Conference is based on the Butterfly Effect; highlighting the interdependancy of the every microcosm to macrocosm that exists on planet Earth. The conference will also bring to light the dangers of the extinction faced by the Honey bees which has sustained food agriculture for over 4500 years! More details.
When: 5th and 6th April
Where: Ved Vignan Maha Vidya Peeth, 21st km, Kanakapura Road, Udayapura, Bengaluru, 560082
5. Art for a Cause – Mumbai
Indian Cancer Society (ICS), non-profit, National Organization for Awareness, Detection, Cure and Survivorship of those affected Cancer is organising the 5th edition of its Annual fund raiser Art Exhibition – “Art for a Cause”. More than 50 leading and renowned Indian artists like, Ajay De, Anjolie Ela Menon, Arzan Khanbatta, Charan Sharma, Gurcharan Singh, Jayshri Burman, Nayanaa Kanodia, Nupur Kandu, Prafulla Dahanukar, Vrindavan Solanki, Thota Vaikunthan, Vinita Karin, Vinod Sharma, Yashwant Shirwardkar, Bhavana Sonawane and more have come together to contribute their work for the noble cause of raising funds for deserving cancer patients. The show has been curated by Nayanaa Kanodia. More details.
When: 6th April
Where: Art and Soul Gallery, Madhuli Apartments, Flat No. 1, Ground Floor, Dr. Annie Besant Road, Worli, Mumbai
6. A Walk Through the Mehrauli Archaeological Park – Delhi
The aim of this tour is to uncover the tales of the Mehrauli Archaelogical Park, which with its many monuments is a labyrinth of interesting things to do! Take a walk through the relatively un-trodden grounds of the Mehrauli Archaeological Park, and witness timelessness unperturbed by the vagaries of modernization. This walk will ensure that you enjoy experience every bit of history his park encompasses. More details.
When: 3rd April, 9 am
Where: The ticket counter of Qutub Minar
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