"HEARTS and Minds", a series of exhibitions, showcasing works of art on human rights are being held at the Chavan Centre in partnership with the Association of British Scholars, National Human Rights Commission and State Human Rights Commission. Dates to watch: February 17-22.
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THE Snehalaya Family Service Centre has organised several Marriage Preparation courses during Valentine's month to help those tying the matrimonial knot.
A full day Marriage Preparation Course in English is being held today, (February 16) at the Victoria Church Hall, Mahim followed by a full day course in Marathi next Sunday (February 23) at Uttan. (For further details contact Tel.: 28451547). There will also be a Residential Course "Engaged Encounter" for couples seriously contemplating marriage. From February 21-23, at the Retreat House, Bandra. Full details of these and other programmes are available at http://www.snehalaya.cjb.net
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THE All India Camel Colour Contest National Exhibition cum Awards function will be held on February 21. This contest held nationwide is exclusively meant for school students from kindergarten to std. X. The Marathi manoos will be proud to know that this year both the all-India child winner from 31 lakh students and the National winning art teacher are from amchi Mumbai.
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STUDENTS wishing to pursue higher education in Britain now have a chance to interact with academics from more than 65 UK universities and colleges. This will be at the Education UK Exhibition on February 18-19, 12 noon to 7 p.m., at the Oberoi Tower.
The Association of British Scholars and the British Council will conduct seminars on scholarships to Britain, student visas and much more on these days. For more info, check out www.educationuk-in.org
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HOWARD PFLANZER, theatre professional and academic (City University of New York) will lecture on two African-American women playwrights at the NCPA's Little Theatre on February 20, 6:30 p.m. Prof. Pflanzer is visiting India as a Fulbright Fellow to study Indian stagecraft.
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AT the British Council Auditorium, February 17, 6.30 p.m., is a play reading titled, "An Evening with Mary Carpenter". The lady had a strong influence on social welfare in India during the second half of the 19th century. The play focuses on her first visit to Bombay and her meetings with local community leaders and government officials. The reading has been organised in association with Shilpkar.
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