Support this sale for the good cause of educating children by donating money or books, electronics, toys, household clothes, jewelry, art, furniture and whatever else you don’t need or want to give away. Venue: Drop-off location is at Bookwork Library, House No.127,Old Saraswati Vidyalaya, Fontainhas, Panaji. Donations accepted till Jan30. Date: Jumble sale is scheduled for Feb 2. Details: Enquire with Bookworm

Lokotsav: Chok-a-blok with all manner of garments, jewelry, objet d‘art, footwear, pottery, carpets, mats, household goods, toys, home snacks and groceries, much more…Kashmiri silk sarees! Plus, a food court in a separate section all on its own offering a variety of treats including Punjabi jelebi, kachori, dahivada. Plus, colorful dancing and cultural shows 6.30pm onwards. Not to be missed. Venue: Darya Sangam, Kala Academy, Panaji. Date: Ongoing till Sunday, Jan19. Time: 11am


5th Science Film Festival: Organised by the Vidhyan Parishad Goa and in its 5th edition this year. The festival aims to introduce young minds to science through exhibitions, workshops, master classes and various activities. Films for screening include Mission Mangal’,Antariksham 9000 KMPH’, Everest’,Virus’, Terminator: Dark Fate’,Geostorm’, Aamorie’,I am Legend’, `Edge of Tomorrow.’ Open to all, don’t miss. Catch it on the final day at least. Venue: Inox Complex, Maquinz Palace, Panaji. Date: Ongoing till Sat/Jan18. Time: 10am to 5pm
Games of Chance: Unique presentation of art show-cum-live music inviting inquiry into what defines chance, and invoking questions about the mysteries of life. Opened on Jan 17 to special audience but be sure to catch the exhibition. Venue: Sunaparanta-Goa Centre for the Arts, Altinho, Panaji. Date: Exhibition continues till March27. Time: Regular hours

 Fit India Cyclothon

Fit India Cyclothon: This multi-city Fit India Cyclothon is being conducted the country over with volunteers from National Service Scheme (NSS, Nehru Yuva Kendra Sangathan and others including the Cycling Federation of India. The 5 km ride is open to all cycling enthusiasts and it will be flagged off by Minister of Youth Affairs & Sports Kiren Rijju with Chief Minister Pramod Sawant. Venue: Assembly point for cycling enthusiasts is at Parade Grounds, Campal promenade. Date: Saturday/Dec18. Time:7.30am. Details: Directorate of Sports & Youth Affairs/0832 2865704
Ethnography of Musical Practices in Goa: A public lecture series hosted by Camoes-Cento de Lingua Portuguesa and delivered by Prof Susana Sardo, Associate Professor of Ethnomusicology at University of Aveiro (Portugal), as also visiting professor of the Cunha Rivara Chair (Goa University). The series unveils musical practices and processes in Goa’s ethnography, using tools to describe and analyze music and dance in Goa, includes theoretical and practical components to offer students future prospects. Course coordinator is Prof Franz Schubert Cotta. Venue: Classroom BG-45, Department of Portuguese, Faculty Block B, Goa University. Date: Jan 20 to 31. Time: details and register at online registration link

Lecture recital by Karl Lutchmayer: A concert program presented by Child’s Play India Foundation, featuring works of Mozart, Beethoven, Lizst, Scriabin and Medtner. Donation passes available at Furtados Music stores and at the venue just before the concert. Venue: Menezes Braganza Institute, Panaji. Date: Sat/Jan18. Time: 6pm

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