Anti-tobacco Film Festival: The Entertainment Society of Goa in association with the Department of Public Health Dentistry, Goa Dental College and Hospital has organised this fourth edition of the festival. Competition is made of Goa and National sections. For registration, forms and rules and regulations log on to Last day of registration is April 17, last day of submission of application and documents is May 15. Festival date is 8May 31

`I Wish’ Art Festival: An exhibition showcasing over 300 artworks of 90 children, curated by Chaitali Morajkar. Not to be missed. Venue: Museum of Goa, Pilerne Industrial Estate, Pilerne. Date: Ongoing till March 8. Time: 9am to 6pm

Health Camp: To mark IWD YUVA has organized a health camp for women to checkout their fasting blood sugar, bone density, dental problems, gynaecology and general ailments. Camp is free and open to all. Venue: Vidhyadhiraj Hall, opp Maruti Temple, Panaji. Date: Sunday/March 15. Time: 8am to 11am. Details: 9637939676/8788023034

Women’s Day Flea Market: Tarang is hosting a special weekend market for women to shop to their heart’s content for bags, clothing, jewelry, artefacts, gifts, lots more. Also win special offers, games and spot prizes. Life music by Indian Idol fame Vaibhav and a quick glam makeover by Bina Punjani. Venue: Caculo Mall, Panaji. Date: March7&8. Time:10am to 9pm

TEDxPanjim: The 4th edition kicks off with the theme `RUSH’ — signifying the emotional unrest preceding powerful action; 11 speakers will deliver their aspirational stories/performances on diverse topics ranging from protest through art to cancer survivors, robotics, waste management, bodybuilding, rhythmic gymnastics, drones, etc. Venue: Kala Academy, AC hall, Panaji. Date: Sunday/March8. Time: 3pm to 8pm. Details: Tickets may be booked online at

The Challenges of Urbanisation in Goa’: This is the fourth edition of the International Centre Goa and Goa University’s competition series of Idea Unleashed. The theme this year isThe Challenges of Urbanisation in Goa.’ The essays may be written in English or Konkani and competition is open only for those up to the age of 25 years. Venue: International Centre Goa, Dona Paula, Panaji. Last date for submission of essay: March 14.

Evening of Fado and Mando: Enjoy this evening of music, culture and gastronomy at Madragoa – The Worlds First Casa do Fado e Mando with fadista Sonia Shirsat, Orlando de Noronha on the Portuguese guitar and Carlos Menezes with guitar. Limited seats. Indo-Portuguese delicacies will be served. Venue: Centre for Indo Portuguese Arts, Opp Captain of Ports Jetty, Panaji. Date: Saturday/March7. Time: 6.45pm to 7.45pm & 8.30pm to 9.30pm. Reservations:

Understanding Photoshop: This is a 2-day workshop curated for interior designers, architects, landscape designers, freelancers, students of architecture, illustrators. Venue: MeWo Co-Work Nest, Dempo Trade Centre, Patto, Panaji. Date: Saturday-Sunday/March7 & 8. Time: 10am to 12noon

English Speaking: Improve your English speaking skills with trained and certified English trainers in Goa. Venue: Panaji. Date: Sunday/March9. Details:

`Games of Chance’: A unique art show and live music which invites an inquiry into chance and invokes a questioning into the mysteries presented. Worth catching up with! Venue: Sunaparanta-Goa Centre for the Arts, Altinho, Panaji. Date: Ongoing till March27. Time:6pm.

The Divar Exploration: Here is your chance to explore one of the most scenic islands of Goa, Divar Island. Exploration, plus transport, breakfast and lunch included in the fee. Venue: Divar Island, ferry crossing from Panaji. Date: Sunday/March8. Time: 9am to 2pm. Details:

Women’s Day Bicycle Ride: International Women’s Day celebrations are on! Join this bicycle ride to Chorao Island, the trip includes birdwatching, plus local breakfast. Organised by Khoj-aao! Limited reservations. Venue: Chorao Island. Date: Sunday/March8. Time: 8am to 11am. Details: registration at

A Saree Walk: YWCA Goa & Hospicio are celebrating Women’s Day with a saree walk/run of 2.5km for mental health and fitness. Join in to participate or cheer! Venue: Hospicio Hospital (main gate), Margao. Date: Saturday/March8. Time: 7am

Handloom Trail: Exclamationsgoa is organizing a unique trail to experience and understand fabrics and weaving processes in handloom. Venue: Panaji. Date: Saturday/March7. Time: 9.30am to 3pm

Earth Keepers Market: Assorted health and environment conscious events happen here! From 3pm to 6pm there’s acupressure for diagnosis and healing of organs workshop conducted by therapist and alchemist Darryl D’Souza; from 5pm to 7pm there’s a market of organic fruit, vegetables, groceries, natural/eco-friendly/body home products, much more. Plus open mic/karaoke jam session, at 7pm movie screening of `9000 Needles’, 8pm enjoy vegan dinner. Venue: The Rejuvenation Center, Mottan, Gauravaddo, Calangute, up the lane of Boa Viagem Chapel on CHOGM road (next to New Creation Home), Calangute. Details: 8888409687 or

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