Bird watching, Enjoy a hike and spot birds with a group of fellow bird lovers led by Vimal Thapa. 18 February, Suryabinayak Forest, Bhaktapur, Meeting Time: 7 am, Meeting Place: Suryabinayak Temple, (01) 4417805, 4420213
Textile art, Mark your calendar for an exhibition of Mexican textiles from the state of Chiapas. Until 27 February, Siddhartha Art Gallery, Baber Mahal, 11 am to 5 pm, (01) 4433930, 4218048
Discussing pollution, Join Drishti Kathmandu for a meet and greet session with individuals and groups working to fight air pollution. 17 February, 5 pm onwards, Nepal Communitere, Pulchok, (01) 5555856
Children’s literature, One-day children’s literary festival featuring workshops by renowned Swiss author Marcus Pfister, Kahani Project writers from India and more. Attend also for the book stalls, shows, and interesting talks. 18 February, 10 am to 5 pm, Rato Bangala School, Patan Dhoka, www.bsmnp.org
Women of the World, Mark your calendars for Women of the World festival, a one day festival to celebrate women and girls featuring talks, workshops, and performances. More on Page 7 18 February, 11 am to 8 pm, Staff College, Jawalakhel, (01) 4410798, http://bit.ly/2hfe6v8
Movie talk, Attend the screening and discussion on the film, Takasera, directed by by Eva Piva? and Matjaž Pinter.
23 February, 3 pm onwards, Martin Chautari, Thapathali, Free (limited seating), (01) 4238050, 4102027, 4102243/ 9849206303
Women run, Jog or walk for women empowerment in this run organised to mark the International Women’s Day.
4 March, 7 am onwards, Jawalakhel Football Ground, Register: bit.ly/ktmfunrun2017
Pinkathon, Gear up for the Kathmandu Pinkathon, a women only event, and choose to run in 3km, 5km, 10km or 21 km run to promote and encourage women empowerment. 24 February, 7 to 11 am, Dasarath Rangashala Stadium, Tripureshwor, www.kathmandupinkathon.com
Meal for a cause, Watch as Veda, a Russian and English group, performs a spiritual drama and dance. All proceeds from the event go towards the mid-day meal program for underprivileged school children. 25 February, Soaltee Crowne Plaza, 9801205729, Rs 3,500 per person (Tickets available at Himalayan Java, Basantapur, Dhokaima Cafe, Patan Dhoka, Keventers, Pulchok, Embassy Restaurant and Bar, Lajimpat and Jawalakhel)