The Weekend Wrap (July 15 – July 17).

If you are looking for things to do this weekend, you've come to the right blog. There's a whole host of events happening this weekend.

Friday, July 15

Playing Doctor

The Combined Theatre Company, in arrangement with Samuel French Inc. presents an amateur production of Billy Van Zandt and Jane Milmore’s ‘Playing Doctor’, a hilarious, side-splitting comedy. Lionel Wendt Theatre, Guildford Cresecent, Colombo 7.

Tech Valuations: Insights from a Global Expert

The world today is in constant motion with technology innovations re-writing business making traditional concepts obsolete.

In such a business environment learn the latest techniques of tech business valuations, ways of presenting to sell the valuation story, the pitfalls to watch out for and tactics for the future to structure valuations for a startup, mid-size or a mature tech business, taking into account non-financial factors such as quality of management or technology in use. The Kingsbury, Victorian Hall, 48, Janadhipathi Mawatha Colombo 2.

ON14 Presents Corona Sunsets

Sometimes, the only way is up. Enjoying a sunset on a rooftop can be a great escape from a busy city's hustle & bustle. We at ON14 are taking you to the next level with a Corona Sunsets Rooftop Celebration. OZO, 14th Floor, No. 36-38, Clifford Place, Colombo 4.

#UberIceCream 2016 To Be Delivered At The Tap Of A Button

Uber, the world’s most valued on-demand mobility company, will be bringing the largest global on-demand promotion in the history of Uber – UberIceCream – to Sri Lanka on 15th July, Friday.

Literary Evening With David Foenkinos & Ashok Ferry

Join the finest authors in France and Sri Lanka this July as David Foenkinos and Ashok Ferry team up for an intimate reading followed by cocktails at the Cinnamon Room, Jetwing Lighthouse, Galle. Jetwing Lighthouse, 433 A, Dadella, Galle.

Saturday, July 16

Creators Edition IV

Aaaaand we are back for round 4!  Calling all writers, poets, musicans, singers, wordsmiths and other odd balls to perform their work of art. If you write or sing or play an instrument, we want you here. Barista Lavazza – Museum Gallery Cafe, 31 Horton Place, Colombo 7.

Naughty 40's – the BLACK & WHITE Extravaganza

Casa Colombo Collection starts off its "Entertainment" with an epic launch party based in the historic time's in the 1940’s. The themed party called “ Naughty 40’s”-“The Black & White Extravaganza” will be based around a classic touch of Music, Champagne, Diamonds & Movies which were made in the 1940’s era but with a small modern elegant twist to the music. Casa Colombo, 231, Galle Road, Colombo 04

HFC PPA Annual Social

An evening not only of fun and laughter but also friendship, camaraderie and sweet memories – that is the promise, when that familiar environment of our school takes on a party mood, with the theme ‘Happy Hollywood’ on Saturday, July 16th. Holy Family Convent, Bambalapitiya Galle Road, Bambalapitiya.

The Entrepreneur

Sri Lanka is a developing nation and has raised itself to become a middle income country. In an economic perspective a country could find itself victimized in the middle income trap. St Peter's College, Galle Road, Colombo 4

Science Salon 4: How we Won the Planet with Bad Food

Brewer and baker Harean Hettiarachchi, will be talking about how fermentation has ennabled humans to eat a wide range of foods, and how this gave us an evolutionary advantage. Also, come for the food. American Center, 44, Galle Road, Colombo 03

Vivace 2016

The Junior Old Girls' Association of Christ Church Girls' College have organized "Vivace 2016" for the 1st time in history in aid of their school vehicle fund. Karapitiya Medical Faculty Auditorium Karapitiya, Galle.

School Fair

Preschool children will be acting as the vendors of the stalls available and their parents will assist them with selling goods. 1182, Zone 5, Millenium City, Athurugiriya.

Sahurda- A Forum on Gender Equality

The Rotaract Club of University of Colombo, Faculty of Arts is holding a discussion forum based on ongoing social issues related to gender-based violence and equality on July 16th from 10:30 AM to 12.30 PM at the Faculty premises. Faculty of Arts, University of Colombo, Colombo 7.

Sunday, July 17

CIMA Sports Day – 2016

The most anticipated sporting event in the CIMA Calendar. The CIMA Sports Day is back again to ensure a platform for all CIMA Sportsmen to display and showcase their talents. Henry Pedris Basketball Courts & Bloomfield Athletic and Cricket Grounds, Colombo 7.

RANA HANDA 

Rana Handa is an extravagant talent show, showcasing the aesthetic talents of Disabled War Heroes. The event is organized by the Rotaract Club of University of Sri Jayewardenepura together with the Sri Lanka Army. Bishops College Auditorium, Boyd Place, Colombo 7.

Introduction to the New Edition of the Mahavamsa by Prof. Chandra Wikremagamage – Public Lecture

දේශන මාතෘකාව – මහාවංසයේ නව සංස්කරණය පිළිබඳ හඳුන්වාදීමක්. දේශක – මහාචාර්ය චන්ද්‍රා වික‍්‍රමගමගේ මහතා, සේවා සම්මානිත මහාචාර්ය හා ශ‍්‍රි ලංකා පුරාවිද්‍යා සංගමයේ හිටපු සභාපති. Lecture Title – An introduction to the New Edition of the Mahavamsa. Lecturer – Prof. Chandra Wikremagamage, Professor Emeritus and Former President of the Archaeological Society of Sri Lanka, Royal Asiatic Society of Sri Lanka, 96, Ananda Coomaraswamy Mw. Colombo 7.

An Evening With Peter Kuruvita 

Enjoy an evening with Peter Kuruvita when Dilmah at Chatham t-Lounge. Chatham t-lounge, Chatham Street, Dutch Square, Block B, 62/2, Chatham Street, Colombo 1.

PokemonGO Meetup : 1

With the Pokemon Go craze comes the Pokemon Go Meetup. Diyatha Uyana, Battaramulla.

Have yourself a great weekend. For more events happening in and around Colombo, keep an eye on Karamu

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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