There are heaps of events this weekend you should check out if you're looking for some plans.
Friday, 3 June
The Sri Lankan Geotechnical Society has organised a public lecture on the topic “Advancement of Railways through Leading-edge Research & Development”. The Institution of Engineers, Sri Lanka, 120/15, Wijerama Mawatha, Colombo 7.
Another big event from CEC Events. For more information visit their website. The exhibition is the no. 1 home related exhibition. The best place to meet professionals and plan your dream home under one roof. BMICH, Baudhaloka Mawatha, Colombo 7.
This first weekend in June, head over to Café Français by Pourcel where the Belvedere Experience takes place. When? Friday, June 3, 8 PM onwards. Café Français by Pourcel, 48, Park Street, Colombo 7.
The SAARC film festival is on. There are Master Classes at the Russian Centre, two feature films and a short film. Check the schedule for details. Russian Centre. Kandy City Center, Sri Wickrama Rajasinghe Mawatha, Kandy.
Saturday, 4 June
Drop in at the Singapore Education Fair on 4th June Kandy City Center from 9 AM to 5 PM. Kandy City Center, Sri Wickrama Rajasinghe Mawatha, Kandy
There will be an international Buddhist conference on June 4 at the Buddhist & Pali University of Sri Lanka. The conference is on Theravada & Sarvastivada Abhidhamma. It's from 8 AM to 6 PM at the Buddhist and Pali University in Homagama. Buddhist and Pali University of Sri Lanka, Gurulugomi Mawatha, Pitipana North, Homagama.
Ramadhan Expo takes place this weekend. For all your Ramadhan needs drop in at the Sri Lanka Exhibition June 4 at 11 AM. Your one stop shop for spices, confectionary, linen and household items, crafts and gift items, short eats, baby products, abayas and shalwars, oils and sauces and other items. SLECC, 12, D.R. Wijewardena Mawatha, Colombo 10.
The Great Galle Beach Clean Up takes place on Saturday, June 4th. Yes it's been done before and needs to be done again as for sure the local council can't or won't do it. The first clean up is Galle Fort Lighthouse Beach from 8 am to 10.30am followed by Dewatta Beach. Light House Beach, Galle Fort, Dewatta Beach.
Lite87’s vintage bash takes you back to the 90s where baggy jeans and golf visors ruled the fashion world and RnB and Hip Hop ruled the clubs! Here’s a few of the sick classic jams we’ll be blastin’ at The Flashback Party of 2016 so get ready for some serious booty-shaking. Hilton Colombo Residence, 200, Union Place, Colombo 2.
Hajara Asad Ali, Shari Jayawardhana, Sandali Pathirana and Anoushka De Silva will be displaying over 80 paintings at the Lionel Wendt Art Gallery from 4 June – 5 June, 9 AM to 7 PM. Lionel Wendt Art Gallery, Guildford Crescent, Colombo 7.
Raise your glass to a fun and lively lunch with old and new friends at The Havelock Place Bungalow. Mussels, Calamari, Prawns, Fish and a secret ingredient will be cooked by Trekurious’ own Chef Shavini Ruberu and served with Spanish wine courtesy of Favourite International. The Havelock Place Bungalow, 06 Havelock Place, Colombo 5.
An initiative organised by the CAN-SUR-VIVE Trust Fund, this program will focus on providing breast survivors with emotional, psychological, and social confidence. Auditorium of College of Surgeons, No 6, Independence Avenue, Colombo 7.
After the successful first edition of After Hours 001 we are back with a bigger bang this time around! Prepare yourself for one hell of a groovy ride in the nocturnal playground. Salinda Dissanayaka Mawatha,Thalawatugoda,Rajagiriya.
Meet at Be FIT Sri Lanka The upcoming fitness event is on June 4 at the Arcade Independence. Meet the wellness experts and indulge in fitness activities. Independence Arcade, Bauddhaloka Mw, Colombo 7.
Sunday, 5 June
For those who love the Marians, and you live in and around Ratnapura, here's a spot of good news: the Marians are performing at the Ratnapura New Public Library Auditorium on 6 June. Ratnapura New Public Library Auditorium, Ratnapura.
It is the beginning of the of the month and what better way to start than on two wheels. The Bavarian, 11 Galle Face Court II, Colombo 03.
Comedy Sunday is back. Be there 5th of June and don't miss it. Seating capacity is only 50 pax so call and reserve your seat. Tickets are priced at Rs. 500 and will be available at the gate. The Coffee Bean, First Floor, Liberty Plaza Podium, Colombo 3.
Rather than throwing the stuff you don't want anymore come and join us for this event. We, the Sustainability Hub Sri Lanka, advocate for the exchange, reuse and recycling of products and invite everyone to bring along their things which are solely dusting away at home with no intention of being used again. J.R Jayawardene Hall, Dharmapala Mw, Colombo 07.
For all food lovers, here's just the treat. The Colombo Food Festival takes place at the Viharamahadevi Park on June 5. There'll be a variety of food and entertainment. The event starts at 10 AM and will go on till 10 PM. Viharamahadevi Open Air Theatre, Colombo 7.
Have yourself a great weekend.