Learn to work with earth and bamboo or enjoy a weekend filled with water games. Plus, there’s some Chinese on the menu.
This weekend, get ready to binge on your favourite Chinese dishes like dim sums, spring rolls and chow mein at Waters Edge Cafe, Radisson Blu Resort Temple Bay. Stop by their live counters for specials like Chinese meat and rice, and noodles prepared on a griddle. A pint of beer or a mocktail of the day is also on offer. Rs 1,750 plus taxes. Details: 27443636
Enjoy the rains with a quick getaway down the coast. Avail VGP Golden Beach Resort’s summer offer that includes free entry to their amusement park, Universal Kingdom, beach and swimming pool, besides access to all their indoor and outdoor games. At Rs 7,777 (double occupancy room), inclusive of three meals. Details: 24490050
Play with mud
At the five-day Earth and Bamboo Workshop, conducted by Auroville Green Practices, learn how to identify different kinds of soil and use them in construction. Also find out how to harvest, treat and work with bamboo to build structures. May 30 to June 3. Rs 15,500 (including materials and accommodation). Details: 0413 2622571
Bonds of love
Feel that you are losing touch with yourself and your loved ones? Head to the Science of Living workshop—organised by the Sri Aurobindo Foundation for Integral Management—where a three-day retreat will help you reconnect through experiential activities and reflection. From May 26-28. Rs 4,000 per person.
Details: 0413 2330256
Catch an award-winning film this weekend. Alliance Francaise is screening Shoojit Sircar’s Madras Café. A political thriller about a spy dispatched to Sri Lanka to stop an uprising of rebels, it is based on the civil war and features John Abraham and Nargis Fakhri in stellar lead roles. Sunday, at 6 pm. Details: 0413 2334351
Shake a leg
Put on your dancing shoes as Kasha ki Aasha is hosting its Footloose Dance Party on Sunday. Move to the beats of jive, pop,
rock ‘n’ roll and 80s style disco
on the dance floor. Entry charges at Rs 100. From 6 pm onwards. Details: 0413 2222963