Things-To-Do: Treks And Trails

Ditch the television this weekend and head out for one day treks. If you are less adventurous, sign up for workshops to sharpen your culinary skills or simply shop from a gorgeous collection from Sonali Dalwani.





9th September – This weekend, get rid of those dull TV soaps, wave your precious phone goodbye and head out for a one day trek to the Sahyadri hills with Life Away From Life. It is priced at Rs. 500 and includes breakfast and snacks, guide and service charges. For complete details, click here or call 022 66096693/9869158351.




9th September – If trekking doesn’t appeal to you, head out to Nagla block with Jungle Lore to find different species of geckos, snakes, micro-flora, butterflies and more. The nature trail in Nagla passes through evergreen deciduous forests along with Mangrove forests. Check here for the complete itinerary. It is priced at Rs. 1,000.





8th and 9th September: APB Cook Studio is organising classes on Italian and Mediterranean cooking over the weekend. Learn to roll your own pastas and use them to make lasagne stuffed with peppery mushroom sauce or Bolognese sauce followed by the luscious dessert ravioli. The class will be held between 11:00 am and 3:00 pm on 8th September and costs Rs. 3,000. On Sunday, indulge in a Mediterranean affair and learn to make rice salad with green olives and sweet peppers, couscous cabbage rolls, caramelized garlic eggplant dip, roasted vegetables with crisp parm chips and Greek walnut spice cake. The class will be held between 11:00 am and 3:00 pm and will cost Rs. 2,500. Call 022 42152799 or drop an e-mail at for bookings.




9th September: Temperance is organising a workshop for little ones that will be headed by artist Jennifer Dinshaw to bring out your little one’s creativity as he/she learn to create funky gift articles from waste and eco-friendly items. The workshop is priced at Rs. 500 and will start from 11:30 am. Call on 9833833279 or e-mai; at to register.




Events and Shows

10th September: Laugh out loud at Out Of The Blue Powai as stand-up comedians Amogh Ranadive, Daniel Fernandes and Tanmay Bhat take to the stage at the restaurant at 8:30 pm. Entry is free. For table reservations, call 8879366201/02, 022 25717344.






Get a flat 50% off on Marc Cain’s best from Spring Summer 2012 Collection. The sale is on for the month of September and in stores in Juhu and Bandra.




Sonali Dalwani has unveiled her signature collections of footwear, bags, belts and a new range of accessories for special occasions, weddings and other formal occasions at her flagship store in Juhu.





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