This week truly marks the beginning of spring with the Annual Seaview Flower Show and the Spring collection exhibitions. The first weekend in march bustles with activity with various celebrations of the International Women’s Day, clothing exhibitions and Open Mic nights.
Seaview Flowers Show 2018
Organized the by horticultural society of Pakistan, this annual celebration of springtime flowers is a must-see.
Date: 1st march to 4th March
Time: 10am to 9pm
Venue: Sea View
Amber Gohar Spring Collection 2018
#AmberGohar is all set for her #Karachi Exhibition at Ensemble on 2nd & 3rd March from 11 am till 10 pm! ? Get ready to see their all new Spring’18 collection! Don’t miss out ?? @ambergohardesigns @houseofensemble #AmberGoharDesigns
Time: 11am till 10pm
Venue: Ensemble, Karachi
Javeri Jewellers Spring Exhibition
Javeri Jewellers is having an exhibition of fine jewellery.
Date: 2nd and 3rd March
Time: 3 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Venue: D-195, Block 5, Clifton , Karachi
Taffeta by Sehar Abdullah Spring/Summer Collection 2018
Sehar Abdullah is back again with yet another collection from modern sublime hues, to delicate embellishments. Get your hands on our brand new spring/summer collection and stand out for all the right reasons this season!
A wide variety to select from: block prints, cotton self design, organzas, chikan, laces and what not!
Looking forward to seeing you all
Please note it’s a limited edition collection so don’t miss it??
Date: 3rd March
Time: 12pm to 6pm
Venue: Blue Bell Residency Behind Hilal e Ahmar hospital near teen talwar, mary road, Bath Island
Colors of Life by Tanzeela (Spring Exhibition)
Venue: C36, Naval Housing Scheme, Zamzama, Karachi
Ayesha Ellahi’s Spring Exhibition
Ayesha Ellahi’s Spring Collection awaits you all! Monochrome funky collection along with contemporary pastel florals perfect for the upcoming season! RTW rack of semi formals and formals on order would also be displayed. Also displaying funky costume jewelry!
Date: 3rd March
Time: 11am to 4pm
Venue: 117/2/1, 9th Street Bukhari, Phase 6 DHA
The Mini Trendsetters Exhibit
Glamup is back with a difference this time. We bring you clothes for your little ones. Boys and girls between the ages of 1.5 and 9. So do visit to check out the cutest clothes for your little ones.
Date: 2nd, 3rd and 4th March
Time: 2pm to 10pm
Venue: F-35, Block 4, Clifton, Karachi
Behbud Mela – 2018
Behbud will be organizing a fundraiser mela full of interesting activities.
Date: 3rd March
Time: 12pm to 10pm
Venue: Sunset Club, Defence Phase 2.
A Community Flea Market at Alliance Francais
Community Exchange is bringing you Pakistan’s first Community Flea Market in Karachi!
Date: Saturday, 3 March 2018
Time: 1 to 10 PM
Venue: Alliance française de Karachi
Find us on Google Maps: https://goo.gl/maps/vzvm9ncKiQK2
Buy tickets online: http://happening.pk/exhibition/a-community-flea-market/buy-tickets/
For more information call: 0335-3406665
Game Night: Chess Championship
This March, come on over to the library and take part in our first-ever Chess Championship! Chess is one of the oldest games in the world that can help develop critical thinking skills and it’s super-fun, too!
Can you out-think your opponent in a tactical battle? Then join us and meet other chess enthusiasts for some friendly competition. The winner gets to take home a fantastic prize!
Are you up for the challenge?
This event is open to the public and recommended for ages 11 and above.
Registration Fee (payable at the door): PKR 200 for Non-Members and FREE for Members.
Date: 2nd March
Time: 5pm to 7pm
Venue: British Council, Karachi.
Hum Jaisi Bikers! (A Talk at PACC)
Hum Jaisi bikers. You are invited to join a talk with the inspirational women who drive their own motorcycles to work and back. Get to know their stories and how they are leading the way to pave a path for an independent Pakistani woman.
Day: 2nd March
Time: 5:30pm to 8:30pm
Venue: PACC, 11 Fatima Jinnah Road, Karachi
First Fridays Open Mic: March Edition
Join us at Faraar Gallery, T2F on the first Friday of March 2018 for an open mic night featuring Karachi’s emerging talent!
T2F’s First Fridays Open Mic is a platform for musicians, poets, and comedians to perform, improvise and experiment in an informal setting.
Performers do not need to pre-register. Just show up with your voice, instruments, props or whatever else you may need to get perform. Look for our host who will put your name down on the list – spaces are limited, so first come, first served!
All performers get maximum 10 minutes stage time.
Date: Friday, March 2nd 2018
Place: Faraar Gallery, T2F
Entry: Free, donations much appreciated!
Music a Collaboration: In Conversation with Ahsan Bari
Pi & Co. presents Music a Collaboration: In Conversation with Ahsan Bari
Join us on Friday, 2nd March@ Pi & Co.- Pakistan’s first coworking cafe // community space for the session around the Music Community of Pi &Co. In Conversation with Ahsan Bari, one of Pakistan’s finest and acclaimed musician.
Join this conversation with Ahsan Bari which will be followed by a Moderated Discussions and Q/A Session
About the Musician:
A graduate in Music with a Major in North Indian Classical Vocals, Ahsan Bari is an artist of great expertise in various areas of music. Ahsan began his professional career as a vocalist for a rock band named‘Gravity’, and since then he has had the pleasure of performing among some of the most renowned and mainstream artists of Pakistan. His keen interest in studying the intense relationship of music with the universe.
Date: Friday, 2nd March 2018
Place: Pi & Co. (former Pi Social)
Karaoke Night at the Grid
Bathroom singers will be given the pleasant opportunity to transcend themselves into living room singers.
Entry: 50 Rupees counted as donation.
Date: 2nd March
Time: 8pm onwards
Venue: The Grid, 7th Lane, Bukhari Commercial Area, Phase 6, DHA Karach
Trip to TDF Ghar (organized by Seniors Involvement Program)
First Outdoor activity planned for SIP Members – A trip to TDF Ghar. Members will experience Karachi’s glorious past and will also enjoy typical eastern breakfast during the visit.
Date: 3rd March
Time: 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM
International Women’s Day
Celebrate acts of courage and determination by ordinary women who have played an extraordinary role in our society. Join us at TDF Ghar and listen to the success stories of our brave speakers. Do your bit to ensure that the future for girls is bright, equal, safe and rewarding.
Saturday, 3rd March, 2018
Timings: 5 pm to 7 pm.
Entry Fee: Rs. 50/-
Bohemian: A Fair for Creatives
Be a part of our magic. ❤ spread the word, share, tag, invite. Above all, appear.
Bohemian emphasizes creative displays and innovative products. It is executed like our other craft shows to celebrate the essence of Happiness is Handmade in Spring!
Date: 4th March
Venue: Royal Rodale
Time: 12pm to 8pm
Joy of Urdu Reading Group at the Library
This month get ready to celebrate Urdu literature as we invite you to the first of many sessions of Joy of Urdu Reading Group.
Joy of Urdu founder, Zarminae Ansari will introduce the session followed by a reading from one of Ismat Chughtai’s play and a discussion on the role of women in the literature of Urdu’s greats – Manto and Chughtai.
Join us at the library with your opinions and participate in this exciting discussion over tea as we reminisce about our Urdu heritage.
About Joy of Urdu:
Joy of Urdu is a bilingual organisation that aims to facilitate and enable the ongoing revitalisation of the Urdu language, in order to reclaim our literary heritage.
The Joy of Urdu Reading Group (JOU-RG) initiative is aimed at creating a space for beginners, and even advanced readers to start (or get back to) reading Urdu. We have Joy of Urdu Reading Groups in different cities in Pakistan and around the world, led by a team of dedicated volunteers who coordinate the meetings with reading guides/ leaders who lead the discussion, and where necessary, read along for the group.
Lovers of Urdu, of all levels of proficiency are welcome. The aim of all JOU events is to encourage you to embrace Urdu, to ask questions, to improve your knowledge of Urdu and be able to understand and enjoy its vast and varied literature.
Date: 4th March
Time: 3pm to 5pm
Venue: British Council Library, Karachi
Children’s Acting Workshop by Yamina Peerzada
A children’s acting workshop will be help by Yasmin Peerzada for budding actors aged 9-14!
Venue: Alliance Francais, Karachi
Date: 8th March to 10th March
Time: 4pm to 6pm
Aurat March 2018
The women of Karachi are organizing an Aurat March on 8th March 2018. The march is for the right of women in Pakistan to Economic Justice, Reproductive Justice and Environmental Justice.
This is an open invite to all women of Karachi to attend. Men are also invited, as long as they come with two women from their family or community!
Date: 8th March
Time: 4pm to 7pm
Venue: Frere Hall