Do it yourself
February 21, Kalyan Nagar
Both meditative and practical, the art of crochet dates back to 19th century Europe. A simple way to create beautiful fabrics from threads and yarn, you can expect to master the basics and take away some original creations during this day-long introductory course. Rs.1,200. 10 am onwards. At The Garage. Details: facebook.
Join the club
February 21, Indiranagar
If dancing is your thing, and you’ve always wanted the opportunity to perform, then plan to attend the auditions for the Richard David Tholoor Dance Team. Tholoor was a finalist on India’s Got Talent, as well as being the first Indian world salsa champion. The school teaches multiple styles including salsa, bachata and jive, so pick your favourite! 11 am onwards. At Figurine
Fitness. Details: 9449816581
Until February 22, Delhi NCR
The Coalition – a platform to support creative entrepreneurship, has a second edition, starting February 27.Listening to Satya Raghavan, head of content at YouTube India, or even the funny man, Tanmay Bhat of All India Bakchod, should encourage you to take a creative business leap. Applications (Rs.3,500) close on February 22. At Buddh International Circuit. Apply at thecoalition.in
Tinkle the ivories
February 20, Vasant Nagar
Tonight, Russian classical pianist Natallia Kapylova will present her new solo programme. Her repertoire spans classical, romantic and modern music with something for everyone. Kapylova opens with Schubert’s Sonata in B-flat major, famed for its deep emotional expression. Free event. 6.30 pm. At Alliance Française. Details: 40808181
February 20, Marathahalli
Learn to bake your own breads at this workshop that promises to demystify the baking process. You’ll be taught the science behind leavening, as well as getting hands-on instruction in kneading, proofing and shaping. By the end of the course you’ll have the skills to bake five different loaves. Rs.3,500. At Sin-A-Mon. Details: 9845497789
February 21-22, Sarjapura Main Road
Bringing together all branches of the arts on one stage, Platform will showcase the work of thousands of artists, plus play host to six bands and even puppeteers and drummers. Watch out for as funk rockers What’s in a Name from Mumbai. At United Sports and Entertainment. Tickets (Rs.200) on bookmyshow.com
On your bike
February 21, Infantry Road
Get out of the city on this 60-km trail that starts in the centre of town, and will take you all the way out to the airport. Organised by Bums
on the Saddle bike shop, there will be a fast group and a slow group, to make the event as inclusive as possible. Free event. 6 am onwards.
February 22, Whitefield
The Alternative’s Green Bazaar heads to Whitefield for its latest edition, entitled Whitefield Eco Habba. Promising over 30 family-friendly activities around the theme of sustainability, you can also pick up earth-friendly products, organic food or even sign up for a tree walk, heritage trail or a cycle tour of the local area. Rs.50 and free for kids. All day event. At Herbs and Spices.