FRIDAY, June 10
Food and drinks: Dragon Boat Festival: Celebrate the Chinese year of the Dragon by indulging in dishes such as edamame and pork belly filled zongzi, and wine-soaked water chestnut. For dessert, enjoy mango cake with sauvignon sorbet.
Where: Yauatcha, Raheja Tower, Bandra Kurla Complex, Bandra (E); Call: 9222 22280; Price: Rs 2,500 onwards When: 12pm to 1am
Theatre: Dhrut: Experience the theory of relativity come to life through a 50-minute event that combines live music and fast-paced rhythm. The artists will also present reverse choreography: a dance sequence performed in reverse in order to highlight the concepts of time, space, and speed.
Where: Swatantrya Veer Savarkar Auditorium, near Mayor’s Bungalow, Shivaji Park, Dadar (W); Call: 2446 5877 Price: Rs 250 onwards; When: 8.30pm
Festival special: Ramadan Special: Celebrate Ramadan by digging into festive dishes such as haleem, salan, and malpua, among others.
Where: Neel Restaurant, Tote on the Turf, Mahalaxmi Race Course, Mahalaxmi; Call: 6157 7777;
Price: Rs 1,400 onwards; When: 7pm to 11.30pm
SATURDAY, June 11
Art: Scintillating Horizon: From the pink pastels of a wintry sky to the deep blue hues of the monsoon, this exhibition by Anuja Sane showcases the beauty of the horizon across landscapes.
Where: Trident Art Walk Gallery, Hotel Trident’s Shopping Arcade, Nariman Point; Call: 98212 3303; Entry: Free; When: 10am to 9pm
Workshop: Mindfulness of the Body: Relax your mind and body by attending a workshop by Keshav Mohta, a certified yoga instructor from the Yoga Institute, Santacruz. He will shed light on the traditional practices of yoga and vipassana that help your body de-stress at the end of a long week.
Where: The Hive, 50 - A, Huma Mansion, near Ahmed Bakery, Khar (W); Call: 9619 962969; Price: Rs 500; When: 10am
Walk: Experience Bandra: Explore Bandra on foot through a tour that will cover Mt Mary Church, Bandstand and Chapel Road, among other heritage locations. The walk will provide insights into the food and culture of one of the oldest suburbs of Mumbai.
Where: Safe Caterers, Noor Manzil, Chapel Road Junction, Bandra (W) (assembly point); Call: 96439 8293;
Price: Rs 700; When: 6am (assembly time)
SUNDAY, June 12
Theatre: 40 Shades of Grey (Hair): Catch comedians Cyrus Broacha and Kunal Vijayakar as they satirise the various problems middle-aged (40 and above) Indian men have to face.
Where: Sophia Bhabha Auditorium, Sophia College Campus, B Desai Road, Breach Candy; Call: 93201 30013; Price: Rs 300 onwards; When: 7:30pm
Music: Kuchh Baatein Gaate Gaate: Relive the golden age of Hindi cinema as singers Sanjeevani Bhelande, Anil Bajpai, and Shailaja Subramaniam pay tribute to veteran music artists such as Lata Mangeshkar, Asha Bhosle, Kishore Kumar, and Mohammed Rafi.
Where: Yashwant Natya Mandir, Manmala Tank Road, near Star City, Matunga Road (W); Call: 2433 3225;
Price: Rs 200 onwards; When: 8.30pm
Wellness: Run for Thalassemia Patients: Run for a cause with Versatile Maseeha Association, an NGO working to raise awareness about Thalassemia, a blood disorder in which your body makes an abnormal form of haemoglobin. The proceeds from the event will be utilised for the treatment and diagnosis of Thalassemia patients.
Where: Mind Fresh Garden, behind Inorbit mall, Malad (W) (assembly point); Call: 81888 60625; Price: Rs 300 onwards; When: 5.30am