Hues of fun
March 24, The Park
The season of colours is here and so is the fourth edition of The Park’s Holi Festival. Play with organic colours or shake a leg at the Rain Dance while DJs Karma, Tejas and Rudy spin peppy Bollywood beats. Bite into spiked pani puri and other treats like saffron jalebi and biryani. Wash it down with the traditional thandai. On March 24. Rs 999 per head. Details: 7299786000
??March 19, Chennai
Join 92,09,693 Facebook users, share a post with insights on climate change, and submit it to World Wildlife Fund for Nature’s Earth Hour initiative. Also join the world in the historic lights-out display by turning off all non-essential lights tomorrow at 8.30 pm. Details: changeclimatechange.org?
Out of the box
May 23, Online
Aspiring interior designers who would like to prove their mettle should participate in Milan’s design school, Istituto Marangoni and Cappellini’s, challenge, ‘Make it odd (Take it home)’. If your furniture design is unique in terms of form, material or function, you could win a study bursary from the institution. For those from the field of architecture and design only. Last date to apply, May 23. Details: istitutomarangoni.com
Touch of green
Tomorrow, Ashvita Bistro
Find out which trees are suitable to plant in your terrace garden, especially in summer, at the Organic Terrace Garden Workshop at Ashvita Bistro tomorrow. Chennai-based horticulturist, Harish Krishnamoorthi, will also talk about seasonal fruits like mangoes and jackfruit. On the agenda is a photo display of trees apt for small home gardens, followed by a question and answer session. Free entry. From 4 pm. Details: 42109990
Till March 20, New Delhi
Amazon.com, in association with the Fashion Design Council of India and Maybeline New York, is hosting the 27th edition of their fashion week. The Autumn-Winter show features over 100 designers, including Delhi-based Abraham & Thakore, Rohit Bal and Namrata Joshipura. The five-day event also has international models like the Nigerian beauty, Ugochi Latoya Igwilo. Details: amazonindiafashionweek.com
Making the cut
All season, Online
Get your clothes custom-made without stepping out of your home, thanks to Cbazaar.com. From offering ethnic wear, the e-retail store now stitches them as well. Choose from a wide range of styles, silhouettes, patterns and cuts for your ideal salwar kameez and sari blouses. A team of eight experienced designers and 250 tailors will take care of all your needs. “ Our stylists are also available to provide free consultations,” says Rajesh Nahar, the CEO of Cbazaar.com. They have a delivery tracking facility and a fast track option, too.
Services start from `399.