It's the weekend and there's a couple of things happening, so make your pick if you don't have any plans!
Friday 6 January
Janis McDavid was born without legs and arms and will deliver a motivational speech in German. Goethe-Institut Sri Lanka, R. G Senanayake Mw, Colombo 7.
For more details, Contact us - 0773067398 (Kavin) 0724866777 (Mihisara). Grand Oriental Hotel, No. 2 Tork Street, Colombo 1.
Get ready to share the excitement of the new year with tantalizing music featuring the DJ Lunatics with their first performance for the year 2017. Havelock City Club House, Havelock City Colombo 5
Saturday 7 January
Ranil and Pavan Mallawarachchi will deliver a tribute to Milton Mallawarachchi live in concert. Proudly Presented by The Milton Mallawarachchi Foundation. BMICH, Baudhaloka Mw, Colombo 7.
Bring garbage bags, gloves, spare clothes and containers to carry the garbage... because there is going to be some serious cleaning. Mount Lavinia Beach.
Culturepedia is back again! This time, it's even bigger and better. Test your knowledge about the world around you. Organized by the Rotaract Club of Edulink International Campus Edulink, 498, R A De Mel Mawatha, Colombo 03.
Ruwan Samarasinghe is an Australian Immigration Lawyer and a Registered Migration Agent based in Sydney. Cinnamon Grand Colombo, 77, Galle Road, Colombo 3.
We are looking for new talent to develop and join CentreStage Productions for three upcoming projects over the next year and half. Landmark Building, 5th Lane, Kollupitiya.
Because inclusive includes gender. Featuring: Ditty, Elsz, hygy hairr, Kei Watanabe, Isuru Kumarasinghe, Rolex Rasathy & Wordsmith, Nina Marie Fernando & Savini Ganhewa. Musicmatters, 141/6A Vauxhall Street, Colombo 2
The Annual Fundraiser and Dinner Dance organized by the Past Pupils Association of the Holy Family Convent, Bambalapitiya will be held on 7th January 2017. Golden Rose Sri Lanka, 261, Maharagama Road, Boralesgamuwa.
Meetup with fellow trainers, catch Pokemon under the limitless lures and train to be the very best. Winners will be receiving Xaomi power banks. Viharamahadevi Park, Colombo 7.
STAR LATINO ANNOUNCES SALSA & BACHATA Classes – NEW BATCHES Conducted by: Kasun Dias (1st Sri Lankan certified Salsa & Bachata Teacher by Alma Latina USA). Star Latino's Dance Academy, No 3, Jawatta Avenue, Colombo 5.
For the serious board gaming we're supposed to do at Geek Meet, but can't happen because everyone is "Ah! Machan!"ing . CoCA Art, Gothami Road, Colombo 8
How to stay afloat– An interactive music and yin session with simple yin yoga poses by Nik Robson Yoga set to soulful soundscapes by Ditty. Various locations.
This new year, take home your new #BFF! Drop in at the adoption day happening on January 7th, 2017 at the Kandy City Center. Choosing to adopt gives many homeless dogs a chance. Kandy City Centre, #5, Dalada Veediya, Kandy.
The Cultural Evening "Expression of Love" is a celebration of the 35th Anniversary of the SOS Children's Villages Sri Lanka. Tickets are priced at Rs.2000, Rs.1500 and Rs.500. Bishops College Auditorium, Boyd Place, Colombo 4.
Sunday 8 January
ශ්රී ලාංකීය ජායාරූපකරණ සහ ග්රැෆික් නිර්මාණකරණ කර්මාන්තයන්හි අනාගතය නව මාවතකට යොමුකරලීමේ අරමුණින්, ඉදිරිකාලයේදී පවත්වන්නට බලාපොරොත්තුවන වැඩමුළු, සම්මන්ත්රණ, චාරිකා, තරඟ ආදිය පිළිබඳ දැනුවත් කිරීමේ මහා සුහද හමුවට සහ ආරම්භක වැඩමුළුවට කලින් පවත්වන ප්රාථමික වැඩසටහන. Independence Square, Independence Avenue, Colombo 7.
Memory Walk- Histories of Violence and Capitalization 8th January 2017 Taking place on the 8th of January 2017 from 4.30pm to (approximately) 7pm. Kollupitiya Junction, Colombo 3
First Meet Up for the year with an illustrious list of speakers on leadership! And first ever non-technology meetup by Yarl IT Hub. HNB Jaffna Metro Branch Auditorium, No: 62, 64, Stanley Road, Jaffna.
At the end of the session participants would be able to learn the latest findings on leaderhsip which will inspire next generations of leaders, where they will be able to position themselves in the organization to transformational leadership role. No 04, Level 01, Collingwood Place, Wellawatte, Colombo 06
Have yourself a great weekend!
ඔයාට ලංකාව මතක් කරවන තවත් කෑම ඕනේ තරම් ඇති. එහෙනම් කමෙන්ට් එකක් දාලා අපට කියන්නකෝ.
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