Hello people. It’s been a minute.
It’s Christmas time and a lot of events are coming up.
What: #TheDisConnect – A Collection of drawings, stories and photography by OlaToxic
Where: Osh Gallery, 381 Herbert Macaulay Way, Yaba
When: Saturday 13th December – Tuesday 23rd December 2014
Yesterday, Saturday, I was at the opening of @0Toxic‘s exhibition #TheDisConnect at the Osh Gallery on Herbert Macaulay Way, Yaba. The paintings and photographs are lovely. The exhibition is open till the 23rd and you should definitely go see it.
There have been two editions of theTPL.
Where: Children’s International School, 8 Funke Zainab Usman Street, Admiralty Way, Lekki Phase 1
When: 11am on Saturday, 20th December 2014
#TPL3 promises to be even more awesome than the first two. If you open an Access Bank account at the event, you could win N50,000. There’ll be good music, exciting football matches, fine girls and boys (IJGBs too) and more. Come eat, drink, have fun, meet people and win great prizes.
You can buy tickets at thetpl.org/tickets
The first edition of #BallForBorno took place on the 31st of March 2014 at the Syrian Club, Ikoyi in an effort to gather relief items for people displaced by the Boko Haram crisis plaguing Nigeria.
Where: University of Lagos Indoor Sports Hall
When: 11am on Sunday, 21st December 2014
You can donate: clothes, shoes, sanitary pads, tissue paper, detergent, disinfectant, bar soap, tooth paste, tooth brush, mosquito nets, hair and body creams, sponges and so on If you don’t think you can make it to the event, you can drop off your contributions at the MADC office at 13 Ayodeji Otegbola Street, Gbagada Phase 2, Lagos. If you have any inquiries, you can tweet at @miabaga_dotcom or @msnemah or you can drop a comment or tweet at me
The 7th edition of TheNakedConvos‘ offline event: The Naked Convos series is happening next Sunday. There’ll be good music, a lot of games and plenty prizes to be won, and a lot of socializing.
What: #TNC7 – Lights Out
Where: The Fuse Lounge – 46 Saka Tinubu Street Victoria Island, Lagos
When: 3pm on Sunday 21st November 2014
This edition of TNC will be different from previous editions as there will be no panel.
The event will be hosted by Wale Adetula and Gbemi Olateru-Olagbegi.
Tickets to #TNC7 cost N2000 and will be sold at the venue.
Saro The Musical is back again. 11 shows in 6 days. I wrote about the first one here
What: Saro The Musical 2
Where: Shell Hall, Muson Centre, Lagos
When: 23rd December to 28th December
For full information on viewing times for each day, visit sarothemusical.com
The twitter handle is @SaroTheMusical
Tickets start from N5000
Christmas on the Streetz has been happening since December 25th, 2012. Money raised will be used to prepare lunch and buy things for the kids. Food, clothes, books, toys and so on are more than welcome. come out, volunteer and spread some Christmas cheer.
What: Christmas On The Streetz
Where: Makoko. (Meet Up Point: E-Centre, Sabo, Yaba)
When: 10am on the 25th of December
There’ll be a bus from E-Centre to take everyone to Yaba and at the end, everyone will be dropped off at E-Centre
For monetary donations: Munachi Aniemena; UBA; 2059093752
For other donations: call: 08120974315 or email: email@example.com
For more information: Talk to @Ada_D_Body or @madphury or follow @cots_ng or check the website christmasonthestreetz.blogspot.com
PS: If you won’t be available to spend the day with us, you can bring your donations to #TPL3 or drop them off at E-Centre before the bus leaves for Makoko at 11am.
What: Chef Fregz Special
Where: GET Arena, Oniru, Lekki
When: 12noon on Sunday 28th December 2014.
Come and enjoy great food and socialize.
Chef Fregz is giving the best-dressed person a free meal.
Check out the menu and more info about the event at cheffregz.com/fregz-christmas
If there’s something interesting and fun happening that I missed out, please comment below.
Here’s wishing everyone a very merry Christmas