If you have no plans for the weekend and it's already Friday, don't you worry, we've got you covered. We have a host of events lined up over the weekend for you to pick from.
Friday, September 25
The Bang Bang Sessions are back with a great line-up of artists and their original music. Entrance is only by invitation.
Best Western Elyon Colombo
102A, Kirulapone Avenue, Baseline Road, Colombo 5.
Saturday, September 26
Bowling and Rock 'N' Roll on a Saturday night — that's a pretty nice way to spend a weekend, in our book. The Past Pupil's Association of Bridget's Convent are going bowling and would like you to join them, if you are a current or past student.
Strikes Bowling Arcade
T B Jayah Mw, Colombo 10.
UPDATE – This event has been postponed due to the weather.
The year is 1969. Location: Bethel New York. The loudspeakers are blaring and the grounds are covered with almost half a million people who have come to listen to the likes of Jefferson Airplane, Jimi Hendrix, the Grateful Dead, the Who, Janis Joplin and Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young, Ravi Shankar and Santana — icons in the Rock n Roll Hall of Fame.
CR & FC Grounds
No 28, Malalasekara Mawatha, Colombo 7
The Cancer Care Association of Sri Lanka (CCASL) is having their annual fundraiser, 'Thala Suwatha. The event will be held at the Bishop's College Auditorium on September 26 at 6.30 PM. There will be several performances, including traditional dancing, drumming and performing arts items by the renowned Ravibandu Samanthi Dance Academy.
Bishops College Auditorium
Boyd Place, Colombo 3
The finale of TNL Onstage is just round the corner. Come September 26, you can not only find out who the winner is, but also treat yourself to some of the surprises that are in store for you.
316, Ethul Kotte Road, Battaramulla
The Boys Industrial Home, an orphanage for boys, is hosting a fundraiser concert on September 26 at the British School Auditorium. Called 'Sound of Hope', the concert will feature numerous choirs, artists and bands. Some of the participating artists include bands such as Voice Print, The Saints, LG Singers; choirs including the British School Choir, Methodist College Choir and Revelations Academy's childrens choir; and singers such as Shayami and Chadash.
British School Auditorium
No 63, Elvitigala Mawatha, Colombo 8
Sunday, September 27
The book swappers are at it again. This month's edition is being hosted at one of our favourite nooks in Mount Lavinia, Charcoal Gallery Cafe. Being held on September 27 between 4 PM and 6 PM, this edition will start off with the usual agenda, which is to swap books. This time around, DVDs will also be added to the menu.
Charcoal Gallery Cafe
No 75, Hotel Road, Mt Lavinia.
And that's a wrap, have yourself a restful weekend.