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This Weekend in Lahore: Giving Back and Giving In

Ramzan began this week and has already slowed down the city, reflecting in this weekend in Lahore. No need to worry if you didn’t pay heed earlier, things ought to pick up their pace soon. This weekend, however, focus on giving back, why don’t ya?

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Qissa e Parchai

The Depilex Smile Again Foundation will be raising funds for acid-attack victims this weekend, and this is one of the most worthwhile causes that you can donate to. Do attend the event and interact with the women whose lives have been transformed by donations.

P.S. Encourage others to attend as well.

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Laughter Therapy

Dr Yasmin Butt will be hosting an hour long therapy session which is scientifically proven to increase dopamine levels in the body. Register to attend and take your family and friends with you. It’s a good time to laugh.

P.S. Register to attend

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Vigil

Support the Haqooq-e-Khalq Movement as they protest against the brutality that took place at Data Darbar yesterday. This attack, in the heart of Lahore, took the lives of five policemen and three civilians. 26 others were injured. Stand in their memory.

P.S. Stand in unity with the movement.

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The Outsiders

What better way to ward of the mid-roza munchies than to lose yourself in a great book? The BCP Book Club gives you the perfect distraction. Featured book of the week is The Outsiders” by S.E. Hinton; this should be interesting.

P.S. Register to attend here

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Chilum Joshi Festival

Chilum Joshi is an annual festival observed by the Kalash people to celebrate the yield of crops. Dance, music, food and festivities in the magnificent Kalash Valley- sounds like a dream come true, doesn’t it?

P.S. Plan your get-away!

Take it easy this weekend in Lahore. The next one might have you running around the city.

Purnea depends on a steady supply of positive affirmations and berry flavored tea in order to continue functioning as an upstanding member of society. An amateur dance-battle enthusiast, she's a woman of many talents, overshadowed only by her mysterious aura. When she's not busy over-analyzing every social interaction she's had over the past 22 years she enjoys curating memes and scrapping sub-par content.

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