Xavier Centre of Historical Research (XCHR) is organising an online lecture on ‘The Congresso Provincial Da Índia Portuguesa and the Problem of Alcoholism in Goa’ by Maria de Lourdes Bravo da Costa Rodrigues on August 12, 6:30 p.m. via Zoom. The talk will focus on the role of the Congresso Provincial da Índia Portuguesa, which was intended to be a conference covering social needs and its role to solve the problem of alcoholism, which had reached epidemic proportions by the beginning of the twentieth century in the territory of Goa. Zoom Meet ID: 935 6418 5330
Dhaee Aakhar Goa is organising an online short story reading session online on August 13, from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. via Google Meet. During this session, a short story written by Konkani writer, Damodar Mauzo titled ‘Bhurgi Mhageli ti’ will be presented. The short story will be narrated by Ramita Gurav and Mamata Verlekar. The story is set in a Goan village and speaks about the relationship of humans with nature. Details: https://meet.google.com/xvu-fkkh-tyz
On the occasion of Independence Day, Gurukrupa Ayurvedics, St Inez, Panaji is organising a free Ayurvedic medical camp on joint pain, arthritis, asthma/respiratory problems and addiction on August 15, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Polyclinic situated at Bela Mater, 2, ground floor, opposite IndusInd Bank, near Vivanta Goa, St Inez, Panaji. Consultation by doctors along with medicines will be given free of cost. Details: 9822101279
Healthway Hospitals is organising a free fertility camp from August 15 to August 30, between 3:30 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. at Healthway Hospitals, near People’s High School, Fontainhas, Mala, Panaji. The camp will address the issue of infertility along with previous repeated miscarriages in those planning to conceive, women with fibroids, PCOS ovarian cysts, endometriosis and other medical disorders such as HTN, DM and thyroid disorder. One can avail of free consultation and check-up with consultant obstetrician and gynaecologist, Rini Naik. There will be special discounts for Asha Camp patients in case of any testing or procedures including IUI. Details: 2424966
Museum Of Goa will screen the documentary ‘A Living Legend Lambert Mascarenhas’ on August 15, from 6 p.m. onwards. ‘A Living Legend Lambert Mascarenhas’ is a documentary directed by Sangramsinh Gaikwad and commissioned by the Directorate of Art and Culture, Government of Goa. The event will begin with an introductory address by founder, MOG, Subodh Kerkar, followed by the documentary. There will also be a Q&A session with the makers of the documentary. This will be followed by concluding remarks by Mascarenhas’ daughter, Ameeta Mascarenhas. Entry is free and open to all. Details: email@example.com
A yoga session on weight loss and diabetes will be conducted by Synergy Yoga Therapy Clinic, Dicarpale, Margao on August 16. The session is planned in a way to obtain all-around health and fitness. Participants will be given a special diet to be followed to manage diabetes.
With an aim to give patrons an insight into the glorious past of the kitchens of India, Goa Marriott Resort and Spa is bringing the lost recipes of India to your doorstep. Order through Marriott Bonvoy On Wheels. The promotion is available on August 14, August 20, August 27, and August 28, from 7:30 p.m. to 11 p.m. Details: 2463333/ 8411087868
Goa Science Centre and Planetarium, Miramar will be organising an online workshop on ‘Light and Optics’ for students of class 7 to class 10 on August 24, from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Last date for registration is August 23 before 11 a.m. Details: https://forms.gle/BPQh2j8nfWAhz3RF9
eXploron in association with Goa Events is organising a trek to Kasainath Mountain in the village of Dodamarg on August 28. Limited seats. The pick-up points will be from Ponda, Margao and Panaji. Details: 7522910776
Mototrip.in is organising a two-day adventure trail starting August 28 to August 29. The trail will include an overnight stay in a comfortable three-star property. The training and trail will be administered by the Mototrip.in team and is open to all classes of ADV motorcycles. Details: 7522910776.
The Collaborative Learning Café (CLC) is organising a webinar series titled ‘Rediscovering the Art of Crochet’ by various artists on August 29 and August 30, from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Day one will include sessions on crochet for beginners, all about threads and yarn, reading patterns and diagrams, and starting a crochet business; while day two will include sessions on benefits of crochet, amigurumi, finding inspiration to crochet, and personal sharings on getting started. Free and open to all. Registration is mandatory. Details: www.collaborativelearningcafe.org
The Foundation for Cognitive Neuroscience and Psychological Studies (CNAPS) is organising an online workshop on ‘Cognitive Assessment for the Elderly’, for early-career counselors and psychologists on September 2, from 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. The resource person for the workshop is consultant psychiatrist, Manipal Hospital, Salgaonkar Hospital, Healthway Hospital, Ravindra Agrawal. Details: firstname.lastname@example.org