House of Amusement takes place on the 12th of December from 8pm onwards at The Hilton Colombo - Poolside, to launch The Colombo Night Races 2013.
At the end of Main Street, Pettah, there is a forgotten museum. The Old Town Hall Museum houses a variety of very heavy memorabilia from the city's past - steam-rollers, street signs, printing presses, manhole covers. It's both mundane and wonderful, housed in an open and elegant space, ignored by the swirling commerce around.
The English Literary & Drama Society of St. Peters College present A Christmas Wish, The Musical. This takes place on the 6th 7th and 8th of December at the Lionel Wendt from 7 30pm.
The Colombo National Film Corporation are organizing the European Film Festival from the 29th of November to the 6th of December, with 2 showings daily from 3.30pm and 6.30pm.
A New Direction, Sri Lanka International Performing Arts Festival, takes place on the 14th of December at the Barefoot Gallery Cafe and on the 21st of December at the Bishops College Auditorium from 8pm.
The Center for Poverty Analysis and the International Center for Ethnic Studies have organized a public lecture on "The Roles of Religion and Secularism in a Plural Society". This event takes place on the 28th of November at the Lakshman Kadirgamar Institute for International Relations and Strategic Studies Auditorium from 4 – 6pm.
Wow and Anything.lk have come together to organize the Wow Colombo Fair 2013, taking place at the Park Street Mews from 22nd to the 24th of November from 10am to 8pm.
Events Lanka are organizing a 'Speed Dating' event for Sri Lankan expats. This event takes place on the 19th of December at The Manchester from 6 to 8pm.
The STITCH Movement is a non-profit youth-led volunteer movement in Sri Lanka. In December they spend 12 days visiting children's homes and elders homes, spreading some Christmas spirit in their project 'Christmas With Love'. They entertain the residents, spend time with them, and finally distribute gifts.
Gatspy 2013 will be taking place at Havelock Grounds on 8th December from 6.30pm onwards.
"Kalumaali" - A fairy tale for grown-ups, takes place on the 23rd and 24th of November at the Lionel Wendt Theatre.
"We are stronger than Haiyan" - a fundraiser with proceeds going to the victims of the terrible typhoon in Philippines. The party kicks off tonight at SILK, Maitland Crescent, Colombo 7.
Spice Coast has good Indian food on Marine Drive. We personally think this is an ideal place for Indian takeaway/delivery and not a bad place to dine in.
The Nelum Pokuna Mahinda Rajapaksa Theatre is beautiful on the outside but a bit cheap on the inside. Still worth a visit.
Run For Their Lives is a charity run organized by the Rotaract Club of Colombo Uptown in order to raise funds towards the purchase of medicine for the National Cancer Institute, Maharagama and bring about awareness of the plight of cancer patients in Sri Lanka. This event will take place on the 8th of December at the Independence Square from 7 AM onwards.
Nethu Dahasak is a musical eve featured by singers who are visually impaired, in order to raise funds for the welfare of visually impaired student society of University of Sri Jayewardenepura. This event is to be helf at the Bandaranayake Hall at University of Sri Jayawardenapura from 6.30 onwards on the 2nd of December 2013.
There is a Chariot in the World Trade Center and it serves sushi.
The Poetry P'lau has been gathering every first Saturday of the month in 2013, marking two years of activity. The Next Very Poetry P'lau is on December 7, 2-6PM at the Hansa Cafe, 24, Fife Road, Colombo 5.
The inauguration of The Art Katta’s India International Art Exhibition 2013 takes place from 25th to 29th November from 10am to 6pm at The Indian Cultural Centre, Gregory’s Road, Colombo 7.
Ceylon Kennel Club, with Browns & Company PLC, are hosting the Eukanuba Dog Show, which takes place on Saturday, 16th of November from 9am to 1pm.