EVENTS FOR THE ISSUE DATED 08TH JUNE 2019

TALKS
Green Talk: Make every day an environment protection day! Come and listen to a talk by former director of Electronics Test and Development Centre, Bijon B Shaha, on the subject of green energy, the global scenario and the local potential. Free entry for all. Venue: International Centre Goa, Dona Paula, Panaji. Date: Saturday, June8. Time: 8am to 12.30pm.

The Right Food: Siddharth Naik is speaking on the subject of how to grown green and veggies through hydroponics, agriculture using nutrient-rich water. This kind of farming is becoming very popular in urban areas where there are terraces atop buildings. Siddharth came across this soil-less farming and turned his own backyard into a hydroponic farm first to grown food uncontaminated by pesticides, artificial ripening and other malpractices. Here’s is an innovative idea to inspire you to grow your own good food. Venue: Museum of Goa, Pilerne Industrial Estate, Pilerne. Date: Sunday, June9. Time: 11.30pm to 12.30pm

Travel Talk: Europe Travel Kit a talk by Ramchanra Prabhu Salagoakar. Date June 8 Time 5pm to 7pm Venue: International Center Goa(ICG) Details: 9923388999

CHILDREN
Bookworm Preschool Morning: An exciting two-and-half hours session with various segments such as story read aloud, word games, songs, individual craft, collaborative craft, a short movie, theme based snacks that promote early literacy in a fun way. For age group 2 to 6 years. Venue: Bookworm, Fontainhas. Panaji. Date: June 8. Time: 10am to 12.30pm. Fees: Rs250

MARKETS
Flea Market: A group of women entrepreneurs have organized an exhibition sale of handmade jewellery, paintings, artificial flowers, designer clothing and accessories, also Goan sweets, pickles, plants, farming goods, papercraftwork, health care products and much more. Venue: Caculo Mall, Panaji. Date: June7/8/9. Time: 10am to 9pm. Details: Call 9158063030/8087655341.

DRIVES
An E-waste Collection Drive: Get rid of all the e-waste piling up in your house. Such things as used out switchers, power cord cables, adaptors, laptops, webcams, headsets, CD players, Floppy discs, telephones, printers, electronic accessories and what not. Venue: Arjuntree One, Margoa. Date: June 8/9. Details: Call 8975766033.

CONTEST
Say No to Child Labor: On the occasion of anti-child labor Day on June 12 an All Goa Taluka Level Poster Contest has been organized for children in the age group of 10 to 18 years. Poster size should be 11” x 18” and cartridge paper and medium is compulsorily poser colors. Each child may submit only one poster. Prizes will be awarded at taluka level and prize distribution will follow. Venue: Bal Bhavan Kendras, Goa. Date: June 12. Time: 4pm at Bal Bhavan Kendra, Panaji. Details: Last date for submitting entries is on or before Saturday, June 8, before 4.30pm.

WORKSHOPS
Nutrition Workshop: Yuva in association with Community Food & Nutrition Extension Unit of Food & Nutrition Board, Ministry of Women & Child Development (government of Goa) has organized a nutrition awareness program on infant food, diet for pre-school children, child feeding practices and related subjects. Useful for everyone engaged in child welfare. Venue: Government Primary School, Mala. Date: Saturday, June 8. Time: 3pm to 5pm

SUNDAY MARKETS
Earth Keepers Market: A market for buying fresh organically cultivated fruit and vegetables, groceries, herbal health supplements and remedies, natural body products, acupressure and vision improvement kits, plus there is a gift economy counter for exchanging gifts. Venue: the Rejuvention Cenre, Anavaddo, Candolim, Ximer, Bardez. Date: Saturday, June9. Time: 5pm to 7pm

SCHOLARSHIPS
Fundacao Oriente Scholarship Programs: These are scholarships to foster cultural relations between Portugal and countries like India which have valuable relationships. The Fundacao Oriente’s Delegation in India Maria Ines Figueira is offering three scholarship programs: A research and doctorate scholarship, a scholarship for annual courses on Portuguese and Indian languages and culture, and a short-term scholarship. Fundacao Oriente will accept applications for is short-term scholarship on or before June 30. Details: www.foriente.pt/info@foriente.pt.

Classes
Baking class: An easy cakes class for children and adults with pastry chef Kunal. The hand on class will cover four classic cakes from sponge, filling to finishing. Date: June 9. Time: 10 am to 5 pm. Venue; Foodybreaks Academy. Details: 9820220912/fbacademymyhoa@gmail.com

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