Manipal Hospitals Goa announces the release of a healthy kidney package called ‘Look after your body’s natural filter’ as a campaign to Know one’s Kidney. The validity of this package will be for one month, commencing from August 1 to 31. The package will be priced at Rs. 799/- and will consist of random blood sugar, haemoglobin, serum creatinine with eGFR, urine routine microscopy [ qualitative method], urine protein creatinine ratio and nephrology consultation on all days from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. excluding Saturday, Sunday and holidays. Consultations strictly by appointments only. Patients are advised to bring their medical records along with them. Details: 6632500.
Jackfruit, breadfruit (nirponnos), breadnut (pal ponnos) and graviola (path or kantte ponnos) will be the focus of the 27th Festival of Plants and Flowers at SFX School Complex, Siolim from August 18 to August 20. A special workshop for farmers will be held on August 19. Open to all.
The Directorate of Art and Culture will organise ‘Yuva Pratibhotsav 2018’ (Yuva Sangeet Sammelan) on August 18 (3.15 p.m. onwards) and 19 (9.30 a.m. onwards) at Black Box, Kala Academy, Panaji. Young performers in Indian Classical Music and dance from Goa and outside Goa are invited to perform.
Goa Tourism Development Corporation is organising a monsoon trek to the Mainapi waterfalls at Netravali on August 19. Transport arrangements have been made from Mapusa Residency at 7:30 a.m., from Paryatan Bhavan, Patto, Panaji at 8.15 a.m and Margao at 9 a.m. Registration fee is Rs. 800 (food inclusive). Details: 9422057704/ 8379022215.
The 12th annual photo contest and exhibition to mark World Photography Day in memory of Late Margarida G. P. e Araujo Alvares will be held from August 19 to September 2, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Big Foot Art Gallery, Loutolim. The exhibition will feature work displayed by the students of CMYK Academy of Photography – Mapusa.
Make It Happen is organising Craving and Haatgun Culinary Tour on August 19, 10.30 a.m. Take a walk through the colourful Mapusa market and proceed to a heritage home converted into a cosy guest house where the host will teach you a few Goan recipes. Participants will meet at the Mapusa market entrance. Details: firstname.lastname@example.org / 9740616295.