Organic terrace gardening workshop, suicide prevention day, story telling sessions and much more to look forward to this week. Here are five events you should not miss this week.
1. One Day, One Story – Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Mumbai
The idea behind the campaign is to encourage children to fall in love with reading. This initiative is part of the Pratham Books’ Champions program where we encourage our community of volunteers to use one book to conduct reading sessions. These sessions are conducted free of cost and mostly with children from under-served communities. More details about the event. Check out this space for more amazing things about Pratham.
When: 5th September
Where: Various locations
2. Suicide Prevention Day Event – Bengaluru
Reaching Out and Saving Lives is the theme of this year’s World Suicide Prevention Day on September 10, 2015. Join to spread the message of hope and WSPD along with celebrities at the Freedom Park. Contact- firstname.lastname@example.org. More details.
When: 10th September
Where: Freedom Park, Bengaluru
3. Art of the Matter – Chennai
‘Art of the Matter’ is a community-driven art platform and initiative project by Tribal Hearts to encourage and support collaborations between Art and Community development. This event is a community art exhibition featuring small format artworks created by participants from various fields wherein no qualifications are required to participate, just a love for creating in any form for a cause dear to them. More details.
When: 4th September
Where: The Brew Room, Savera Hotel, 146 Radhakrishnan Salai, Chennai
4. Clothes for help – Kolkata
A citywide program providing clothes and jobs to families living in slum communities and villages. 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. More details.
When: 6th September
Where: 22 Saktigarh Road, Jadavpur, Kolkata
5. Organic Terrace Gardening Workshop – Bengaluru
Learn all about organ terrace gardening from the father of OTG himself. Join Viswanath Narayan to get a good knowledge of organic gardening. More details.
When: 5th September
Where: Kengeri Upanagara, Bengaluru