Renewable energy expo
Renewable energy expo, An exhibition of renewable energy technologies organised by Alternative Energy Promotion Centre. 1-3 January, Bhrikuti Mandap, Exhibition Road
North Face Kathmandu Ultra, Begin this year with a little huff-and-puff: challenging running events from 12km to 80km in the Shivapuri National Park. 2 January, registration: North Face store (Sherpa Adventure Outlet), TrideviMarg,
Street dance festival, Get primed up for hip hop in one of Nepal’s biggest international street dance festivals; winners will take away cash prizes. 2 January, 10am to 3pm, GAA Hall, Thamel
Leadership workshop, Learn the ABCs of leadership with Abdus Miya, founder of Open Space Nepal. 7 to 11 January, 3 to 5pm, registration: firstname.lastname@example.org, 9801115094
CAN Info-tech, Don’t miss the year’s most exciting info-tech and entertainment conference. 28 January to 2 February, 5pm onwards, BhrikutiMandap, Pradarshani Marg
SparkX Nepal, Join a group of 15 entrepreneurs and take advantage of the support and connections to build your business. 9 to 17 April, registration: sparkinternational.org/sparkx-nepal
Farmers’ market, Local producers gather to sell organic vegetables, dairy products, artisanal bread and pastries and home-made goodies. 8am to 1pm, Le Sherpa, Lajimpat, every Saturday, (01)4006587, 9802028777
Creative Rendezvous, Workshop on 3D artwork using papier mâché, clay and cloth with Rajesh Yadav. Rs 3,600, sattya.org/creative-rendezvous
Donate a blanket
one of Nepal’s most popular online shopping sites, Sasto Deal, has launched its ‘Donate a blanket’ campaign. Each blanket costs Rs 500. So far, Sasto Deal has received pledges of over 700 blankets from donors in Nepal and from around the world and has distributed over 200.
The blankets collected will go to the victims of the earthquake in Gorkha, Dhading, Sindhupalchok and villages on the outskirts of Kathmandu.
Donors can pay for the blankets through Sanima Bank, Nepal Investment Bank or Esewa and can also submit the payment at Sastodeal Office in Tripureshwar.
International donors can make their payments through Paypal. sastodeal.com/page/donate-a-blanket
Tribute to Bon Jovi, Miracles will perform the ultimate tribute to Bon Jovi. 23 January, 3pm, Purple Haze Rock Bar, Thamel