Top 5 Events for the Weekend

By Juliane Girl / February 22, 2019

Good Vibes for Venezuela

“Good Vibes for Venezuela” is a fundraising event in aid of the ongoing humanitarian crisis in Venezuela. On the day expect a selection of Venezuelan and international food, artisan coffee, yoga, art (for sale), live vinyl DJ and more. This is a charity event, with all proceeds going to selected reputable foundations. Please note that this event is apolitical and is not linked to any ideology or political party. The focus here is entirely on helping the people who are suffering on a day to day basis in Venezuela. Any little help you can give will mean the world to them and to us.

Where: The Tara Building, Tara Street, Dublin

When: Sat, 23. Feb – 11am to 4pm

Drink Tea & Draw Dublin: Paint Like Picasso

Drink Tea & Draw is the non-alcoholic Drink & Draw Ireland where you sip tea and paint a canvas. No experience is needed and you are free to do what you want! February’s meetup is based around the portraits of Pablo Picasso. You will be creating something based on his style and there is a twist which you will find out on the night. They will also do a painting with music where participants are asked to paint based on the song they are listening to. This is a no pressure art meetup and chillout zone to connect and relax. Free tea, coffee, and snacks for everyone who attends.

Where: The Clockwork Door, 51 Wellington Quay, Dublin

When: Sun, 24. Feb. – 3pm to 5:15pm

How much: €17

3rd Greek Business and Arts Festival

The Hellenic Community of Ireland (HCI) with the support of the CHQ and Epic –The Irish Immigration Museum, proudly presents the “3rd Greek Business and Arts Festival”. The Festival is a touch of Greece. On the day you will taste Greek products and meet with Greek and Cypriot entrepreneurs and artists from a wide spectrum. There are original Greek products, food and catering companies. There are visual artists, writers, publishers, health professionals, Tattoo artists and stylists, musicians and performing artists.

The Greek Business and Arts Festival is an immersion process of Greek and Cypriot entrepreneurs into Irish Society as well as an opportunity to learn how to do business in Ireland. Its purpose is to network Greek and Cypriot businesses and artists residing in Ireland, expose startups to the public, connect Greek and Irish Businesses from Greece, Cyprus, and Ireland, and match the unique Irish “Know-how to do business” with the entrepreneurial gift of Greeks.

Where: Custom House Quay Docklands, Dublin

When: Sun, 24. Feb – 12pm to 4pm

How much: Admission free, register here

Planting with Bees (and Other Pollinators) in Mind

No matter how small a space you may have to plant flowers, Mary Montaut aims to help you choose plants which will encourage both honey bees and wild pollinators to visit. Mary will show how attracting bees and other pollinators to your garden will have the added benefit of increasing your yield of crops of soft and tree fruits too.

Mary Montaut has been keeping honey bees in her garden in Wicklow for the past twenty years. Her passion for gardening began as a child when Mary was inspired by her favourite aunt who lived close to the Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew. Mary is currently editor of An Beachaire, the Irish beekeeping journal.

Where: National Botanic Gardens of Ireland, National Botanic Gardens, 300 Botanic Road, Dublin

When: Sat, 23. Feb – 2:30pm to 3:30pm

How much: Admission free

Artfully Market at Lucky’s

Come check out the celebration of creative talent. It will be a day-long art exhibition, live music, delicious wood-fired pizza by Coke Lane Pizza and craft beer by Hopfully Brewing, along with a chance to meet a huge variety of strange and inspiring people. You will be able to purchase your piece of art and get a chance to win a Hopfully Brewing kit, including a t-shirt and cans. People that buy a piece of art will get a number to be in the competition! So, come and join in Ireland’s artistic celebration of craft, design, music, craft beer, and pizza.

Where: Lucky’s, 78 Meath Street, Dublin

When: Sat, 23. Feb. – 3pm to 11pm

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Juliane Girl

Hey, It's Juliane. I'm from the north of Germany where I study culture, language, and media. At the moment I'm working as an editor with Babylon Radio.

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