Weekend Happenings

Weekending gets better by the week as more exciting events have been lined up for you. Drop in to watch a movie or any other fun-filled event with your loved ones and make your weekend a happening one. Here are a few suggestions for you: 


MC Superior 

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2: 10:00AM, 1:00PM, 4:00PM 

MC Ultra 

Meri Pyaari Bindu: 10:15AM, 1:15PM, 4:15PM, 7:15PM

Liberty Screen 1 

King Arthur: 10:30AM, 1:30PM, 4:15PM, 7:00PM, 10:00PM 

Liberty Screen 2 

Fast 8: 10:30AM, 1:30PM, 4:15PM, 7:00PM, 10:00PM 

Events (in Colombo) 

It Runs In The Family @ Lionel Wendt 

Indu Dharmasena's next rib-tickling comedy, 'It Runs In The Family' by Ray Cooney will be staged this weekend at the Wendt. The event which is organized by the Rotary Club of Colombo Metropolitan and the Rotary Club of Cinnamon Gardens will present this amateur production with a special arrangement by the Samuel French Ltd. 

All proceeds in aid of the CCC Foundation - 'A transit home for cancer patients'. 

For information contact Ruwan on 077 329 1956. 

When: May 19 - 21, 2017 
Time: 7:00PM onwards 
Where: Lionel Wendt Theatre 

Keerthi Gee @ BMICH 

Veteran singing sensation Keerthi Pasquel will showcase his next performance this weekend at the BMICH. The concert will showcase the evolution of his numbers and will definitely entertain all classical music fans. 

Tickets can be purchased via www.tickets.lk

When: May 20, 2017 
Time: 7:00PM onwards 
Where: BMICH, Colombo 07 

Australian University Open Day @ Rivil International 

Deciding to study in Australia secures one a globally-recognised education, access to world-class facilities, and memorable student experiences. Rivil International invites all students who have just finished their O/Ls to drop in at their Australian University Open day to find out more details about studying in Australia. 

For more information contact (011) 4341 888. 

When: May 20, 2017 
Time: 9:00AM - 3:00PM 
Where: Rivil International Education Consultants, No. 443, 3rd Floor, Galle Road, Colombo 03 

Beat The Heat Sundae Fest @ Colombo Racecourse 

Eat as much ice cream as you want this Sunday, at Beat The Heat Sundae Fest happening at Racecourse, Colombo. The event will be filled with food stalls, DJ music, live performances, open mics, karaoke, fashion shows and many other exciting items. 

Entrance: Rs. 200. 

When: May 21, 2017 
Time: 11:00AM - 5:00PM 
Where: Racecourse, Colombo 07 

Auditions for 'My Fair Lady' @ Lionel Wendt 

In view of their 25th anniversary, The Workshop Players are getting ready to stage their next production - Lerner and Loewe's Broadway classic, 'My Fair Lady' this October. The production will be staged by special arrangement with Tams-Witmark, and is a timeless classic that will be brought to life in Colombo 60 years after it was first performed. 

Auditions for the production will be held this Sunday at the Lionel Wendt. Registrations begin at 8:30AM. 

When: May 21, 2017 
Time: 8:00AM - 4:00PM 
Where: Lionel Wendt Theatre 

Events (out of Colombo) 

High Coffee Morning @ Jetwing Sea, Negombo 

Spend a perfect Saturday morning serenaded by the sea with good friends over a cup of coffee and sweet delights. Join in for an elegant fun filled ladies getaway, with a product launch including a cookery demonstration alongside Rozanne Diasz, session on grooming by Nalika Jayasuriya, coffee session conducted by Barista Coffee, fashion show, prizes and surprises and exciting giveaways, all the while treating yourself to a delectable spread of sweets and savories at this glamorous high coffee morning. 

For tickets, call Aruna on 077 728 0958. 

When: May 20, 2017 
Time: 9:00AM - 12:00PM 
Where: Jetwing Sea, Palangaturai, Kochchikade, Negombo 

The Hip is On @ Aura by W15 Weligama 

W15 hosts DJ Kevin Fernando on a special edition of the #SunsetSessions. Spend your Saturday with great music and delectable cuisine right in front of the ocean. Born in Sri Lanka, citizen of the world, Kevin Fernando is a London based DJ from the cast of Bassline Records. DJ Kevin Fernando is constantly mining precious vinyl classics to build up the vibe and dazzling the crowd with the best of soul, funk, jazz and disco, mixed in his soulful house sets. 

Free Sunset Drinks for ladies from 5:00PM - 7:00PM. 

When: May 20, 2017 
Time: 5:00PM onwards 
Where: Aura by W15, 506, New Galle Road, Weligama


Kamanthi Wickramasinghe

A psychology graduate who eventually became a journalist to be a voice for unheard voices. A proud Sri Lankan - Thalassophile - Travel fan - Nature lover - Chocoholic - Extraordinarily loud - Frequent laughaholic. Follow me on Instagram - @kamzylifeTM or FB – Kamanthi Wickramasinghe


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