The weekend is upon us again with a whole array of things to do. If you don't have any plans, here's just a couple of events you can go for.
Friday, 17 June
Chaminda Gamage explores the landscapes of Sri Lanka through the eyes of a postman. You can find his exhibition of drawings and paintings at the Barefoot Gallery from June 17 – 26. Barefoot Gallery, 704, Galle Road, Colombo 3.
If you are a fan of Subway food and you live in and around Mt. Lavinia, you're in absolute luck. Subway is opening in Mt. Lavinia and if you are there by 9 AM, you just might get yourself some yummy freebies. Subway Mount Lavinia, 275 Galle Road, Mount Lavinia.
Santore proudly presents a free concert by French Connection on June 17 from 7 PM onwards.Santore, 45, Sir Marcus Fernando Mawatha, Colombo 7.
EDEX Think Green proudly presents the “EDEX – Hayleys Lighting Sustainability Quiz 2016”, the first ever school-level quiz competition on the concept of 'Sustainability', in the country. Royal College, Rajakeeya Mawatha, Colombo 07.
We're delighted to host the premiere of the latest underwater saga from Disney & Pixar: Finding Dory. All proceeds from the ticket sales will be used for our service projects throughout the year.
Bishops College Auditorium, Bishops College, Boyd Place, Colombo 3. The students of En L'air School of Dance proudly present the much-loved classic fairy tale of ‘Snow White’. This is the school's second ballet performance, following on from the success of The Wizard of Oz. Bishops College Auditorium, Bishops College, Boyd Place, Colombo 3.
The 2016 FNC Group conference will be held at Colombo in Hilton June 18 to June 20,2016. Mahanama College, Mahanama College, Duplication Road, Colombo 3.
Every year, we organise a series of mock job interview for our second-year students. Here, we invite different industry leaders to come in and interview them and give feedback on their work, employability and encourage them continue working on their portfolio. AOD, No.29, Lauries Road, Colombo 4.
Future Minds 2016 will be taking place in Colombo, Kandy and Galle this June. For all those who exploring a higher education, this is the exhibition you should be at to check out all the avenues that are available. BMICH, Baudhaloka Mawatha,Colombo 7.
Saturday, 18 June
The International Press Corps official workshop and selection test for applicants will be held on the 18th of June 2016 at the main hall of Ladies College from 8 AM to 12 PM. Ladies' College, 66 Sir Ernest de Silva Mawatha, Colombo 7.
A charity event to raise funds for the Maharagama National Cancer Hospital – inspired by the Great Gatsby. It's a theatrical night of bridal fashion with over 50 designers showcasing the trendiest designs for 2017 and choreographed by Lou Ching Wong. The Hilton, No 2 Sir Chittampalam A Gardiner Mawatha, Colombo 02.
The Rotaract Club of the University of Sri Jayawadenepura are organising a talent show. Support differently abled war heroes by attending the event, Rana Handa. Nelum Pokuna, Nelum Pokuna Mawatha, Colombo 7.
Join MusicMatters for a two-day experience of music when they play at the Goethe Institut. Goethe Institut, 39, Gregory's Road/ R G Senanayake Mawatha, Colombo 7.
R & B and Real Radio 97.1 presents a Hollywood glamour party where the stars come out to play. Be a celebrity for a night and walk the red carpet to a party like no other. R & B, 19/1 Daisy Villa Avenue, Duplication Road, Colombo 4.
Explore the jungles of Sinharaja with Trekwin this June. Anyone can join though there are only twenty seats available. This is an all inclusive package. Sinharaja Forest – Sri Lanka.
Are you an activist for the caged and the chained and abused animal? Are you against animals in captivity and the cruelty towards animals? Then visit Saraii Village at The Good Market on Saturday to heart the Life Story of A Captive Elephant. The Good Market, Sarai Village, 14 Philip Gunawardena Mawatha (Reid Avenue)
Mod’ ART International Sri Lanka in collaboration with Lanka Institute of Fashion Technology (LIFT) presents an innovative exhibition titled ‘French lace – the story unfolds’ which will take visitors on a journey of the multiple uses of French lace, both in couture and design. Mod’Art International, No 87, Horton Place, Colombo 07.
In view of the recent floods and landslide, Cathay Pacific is hosting a fundraising art exhibition by the renowned artist Gloria Chung. Zylan Luxury Villa, 115, Rosmead Place Colombo 07.
Offering entrepreneurs, small and home-based start-up companies a platform to market their products and services in the form of a pop-up sale. Dutch Burgher Union (DBU), Thunmulla, Colombo 4
After 13 long years, St. Joseph’s College has found the resources, a team and most importantly the time to commit towards the next musical for school. In order to contribute to the arts and theatre at St. Joseph’s College, a group of ‘Old Joes’ who are also a part of the theatre troupe ‘Cold Theatre 7’, hope to produce Peter Pan ‘The Musical’ in December 2016. St Joseph's College, T.B Jayah Mw, Colombo 10.
If you are fond of the work that Adopt A Dog Sri Lanka has been doing, here's just the opportunity for you to give back towards the work of the organisation. Which Way West, 1st Floor, Liberty Arcade, 282 R. A. De Mel Mawatha, Colombo 3.
League of Legends gets the RLG Event treatment with the RLG League of Legends Championship 2016. Featuring a prize pool in excess of Rs 300,000 including prizes for the tournament MVP and the best solo player, the RLG League of Legends Championship is the largest League of Legends event to take place in Sri Lanka. Crescat Boulevard, 89 Galle Road, Colombo 03.
Sunday, 19 June
Celebrate the first man in your life with a gift of extravagance by taking him out to the Kingsbury this Father's Day weekend. The Kingsbury, 48, Janadhipathi Mawatha, Colombo 4
Drop in at the Prana Lounge for a musical evening, exploring folk songs of the Indian subcontinent. Sankhara in concert is on July 19 at 6:30 PM. Prana Lounge, 60 Horton Place, Colombo 7.
What better way is there to unwind after exams? Drop in at The Stables, Park Street Mews for entertainment and fun and other surprising giveaways at The Aftermath. Park Street Mews, 50/1, Park Street, Colombo 7.
We celebrate & honour fathers, fatherhood, and the influence of fathers in society, on Fathers Day Sunday the 16th of June. Your Off Road Adventure starts here. Gasnawa Off Road Adventure Park – (GORAP), Gasnawa, Nelundeniya.
Yo Hippies. We're back with a new space, a new date and exciting new stuff too. Super cool hippie vibes coming up with colorful fashion, music, food & drink galore, creative, artistic madness, coolness & seldom seen stuff, creating a colorful, Happy Hippie space! Yay! Public Library, Sir Marcus Fernando Mawatha, Colombo 7.
Also if you want to do something special on Father's Day, read out blog on where to take your father for a special meal or our write-up on visiting an elder's home to make a few gents feel special on Father's Day.
That's all for this weekend. We hope you have a great one.