This weekend there are a couple of events taking place if you need plans.
Friday, October 16
What is your stand on the issue of the death penalty? The recent rapes and murders of children has spurred much debate on the topic across social media platforms. If you are interested in the subject, attend a talk on October 16 at the Scott Hall of the Kollupitiya Methodist Church. Kollupitiya Methodist Church, Scott Hall, 152, Galle Road, Colombo 3.
Saturday, October 17
Suresh de Silva, Tennyson Napoleon, Andrew Obeyesekere, Lakmal Chanaka Wijayagunarathna, and Roshan Taraka Senewirathne are the names that make up the band Stigmata. If you haven't heard of them, there's a good chance you're from another planet. But fear not, you can always Google it. The band's music is a mix of thrash metal with some death metal, and hard rock influences. British School Auditorium, The British School in Colombo, 63, Elvitigala Mawatha, Colombo 8.
Are you interested in helping people with disabilities cope better? Boundless Discoveries, an organisation that is interested in making travelling easier for people with disabilities, is having an event at the Good Market on October 17 from 10 AM. The Good Market, Boundless Discoveries, Race Course, Reid Avenue, Colombo 7.
Cloud9 Rooftop Lounge at The Ocean Hotel is hosting Rooftop Saturdays. Watch as the sun sets and then follow it with a night of with music by The Soul, DJ Ishan and Dr. J on the turntables.The Ocean Colombo, No 40, Marine Drive, Colombo 4.
Off with their heads! Familiar with the phrase? It's a famous line from Alice In Wonderland. Lionel Wendt Theatre, 18, Guildford Crescent, Colombo 7
Sunday, October 18
How about some classical music to end the hectic work week and kickstart the weekend? The Chamber Music Society of Colombo presents The Piano Septet. The Goethe Institut, 39, Gregory's Road, Colombo 7.