Documentary Screening: Organized by the International Centre Goa in association with Siddhanath Pratishthaan, presenting ‘Wings to Freedom – Journey of a Nath Yogi’—an award-winning documentary film of a yogi’s mystic journey through the Himalayas. Venue: ICG, Dona Paula. Date: Saturday, March 23. Time: 5pm to 6.30pm.

Ukulele Workshop: Want to learn to play the ukulele? Here your chance at a workshop organized by the Ukulele Clube De Goa in association with Maxie’s Music & Dance Academy in Panaji, play the ukulele and sing your favorite songs. The ukulele is a musical instrument with four nylon or gut strings and belongs to the guitar family, it was invented in Hawaii in the 1900s and has become popular since. Venue: Maxie’s Music & Dance Academy, Panaji. Date: Mondays. Time: 5pm to 6pm

A night in the forest: An experience like no other, a night in the forest…tent out beneath the starry night sky, keep track of the moon, wake up refreshed in a green paradise. Relish dinner around a campfire and picnic breakfast. Venue: Near Bhagwan Mahaveer Wildlife Sanctuary. Date: Saturday, March 23 from 2 pm to Sunday, March 24 till 10.30am. Details: Call 9823063131/8527937919

Kitchen Gardening: This is Green Essentials All-Year Organic Kitchen Gardening workshop to clue up participants about planning a garden, growing year round veggies, how to get soil right, the importance of mulching, setting a nursery, how to grow in beds and pots, transplanting, watering, managing pests without harmful chemicals. Also on sale will be seeds, seedlings, organic gardening inputs. Venue: Arjuntree, near Fatima Convent HS, Margao. Date: Sunday, March 24. Time: 3pm to 6pm. Details: Email

Earth Keepers Market: Get your fresh local organic fruits and vegetables, groceries, herbal health supplements and remedies, natural body products, acupressure and vision kits and much more. Venue: The Rejuvenation Center, 1175, Anavaddo, Candolim, Ximer, Bardez. Date: Sunday, March 24. Time: 4pm to onwards. Details: 8888409687

New Earth Gathering Market: A healthy, holistic, community market for natural biodegradable produce and products. We promote sustainable lifestyles like making eco-friendly jewelry, original art, farming fresh veggies, making vegan recipes…plus there are special discounts and a coffee painting workshop. Venue: Shala 142, Assagao (next to Purple Valley Yoga Centre). Date: Sunday, March 24. Time: 11am to 2pm. Details: 919820605092

Saturday Nights at Banyan Tree: Check out the signature Pan-Asian delights prepared by master chefs, accompanied with live entertainment through the evening. Ideal venue for Saturday night dates this side of Goa. Venue: Banyan Tree, Taj Holiday Village, Sinquerim. Date: Saturdays. Time: 7.30pm to 10.30 pm
Franchophonie Week: As part of the celebration week Out of Context Book Club presents a reading and discussion of the book `Zazie in the Metro’ by Raymond Queneau. The book is about the adventures of a rebellious foul-mouthed girl. Translated from the original French the novel revels in wordplay, orthography and phonetic gymnastics. Book presentation is in English and entry is free. Venue: Alliance Francaise, Altinho, Panjim. Date: Saturday, March 23. Time: 6pm.

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