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Church community asked to donate to help families of prisoners

December 10, 2017

The community at the St Thomas Cathedral in San Thome have been invited to support a special Christmastime effort – to donate funds to provide dry foodstuff to the families of prisoners in Central Jail, Puzhal, Chennai.

The Prison Ministry of the Catholic diocese is behind this social reach-out.

Families can donate Rs.750 which will go to buy rice, dhal, cooking oil and sugar which will be given to some 200-plus families of prisoners whose cases / trials have seen the inmates remain in jails for over 10/15 years.

The donations will be collected on the eve of Christmas and the foodstuff delivered to the chosen families thereafter by Ministry team.

December 10, 2017

MFAC’s music, dance fest from Dec 11

Mylapore Fine Arts Club’s 66th year music and dance festival will be held from Dec 11 to Jan 17, 2018. The fest will be inaugurated on Dec 11 by Swami Gautamanandaji Maharaj, vice president, Worldwide Ramakrishna Math and Ramakrishna Mission, […]

December 9, 2017

Mylai Bhakta Jana Sabha kickstarts its anniversary celebrations

Mylai Bhaktha Jana Sabha is kickstarting its 46th anniversary celebrations by organising several events over the next couple of months. The inaugural ceremony will be held at Sarva Sakthi Vinayakar Temple at Pitchupillai Street, Mylapore. A. R. Ramaswamy, honorary secretary […]

December 9, 2017

Remembering Sri Mannargudi Sambasiva Bhagavathar

Remembering Sri Mannargudi Sambasiva Bhagavathar

Sri Mannargudi Sambasiva Bhagavathar Cultural Trust is celebrating the 17th anniversary of its trust in memory of carnatic music guru Mannargudi Sambasiva Bhagavathar on Dec 10 at Sri Thiagaraja Sangeetha Vidwath Samajam, Mylapore.  The chief guest Prabha Sridevan, retired judge, […]

December 9, 2017

175th anniversary of St Thomas English Church; grand event on Sunday

CSI St. Thomas English Church in San Thome is celebrating its 175th anniversary this Sunday, December 10. A special thanksgiving service will be held at 7.30 am, followed by a group photograph of the entire congregation and a time of nostalgia and […]

December 9, 2017

Year end sale by women entrepreneurs; clothing, home decor and food items

Year end sale by women entrepreneurs; clothing, home decor and food items

On now till Dec 10, is a year end sale at Alwarpet by MOOWES (Marketing Organisation of women entrepreneurs). The sale will have designer salwar sets, ethnic kurtis, kantha work blouses, shell handicrafts, murals and paintings, art jewellery, jute and […]

December 9, 2017

Competitions for children

The Mylapore unit of Thamizhnadu Brahmin Association (Regd) is organising competitions for children aged 7 to 15 years on Dec 10. Drawing and ‘Thamizhodu Vilaiyadu’, a group event which will include pictionary and memory games will be held. At Ramaratnam […]

December 8, 2017

Music festival: At Asthika Samajam, Alwarpet

Sruti Laya Kendra’s 30th music festival will be inaugurated on Dec 9 at Asthika Samajam, Alwarpet. Veteran mridangam player Tiruchi Sankaran will perform at the event and will be presented with the ‘Sri Gowri Manohari Award’. Musician Trichur V. Ramachandran […]

December 8, 2017

Book on Bharatiyar to be released on Dec 10

Thejas Arakkattalai Bharatiyar Panmozhi Karutharangam will be conducting an event in memory of poet Bharatiyar on Dec 10 at Gokhale Sastri Hall, Karpagambal Nagar, Mylapore. A book on Bharatiyar will be released by G. Krishnan, scientist, ISRO. The chief guest […]

December 8, 2017

Deity at Sri Kapali Temple adorns nagabharanam; Kanchi Mutt gurus are special invitees

Deity at Sri Kapali Temple adorns nagabharanam; Kanchi Mutt gurus are special invitees

More than 1000 devotees gathered at Sri Kapali Temple, Mylapore on Thursday, Dec 7 morning, to catch a glimpse of the gold nagabharanam adorned by the main deity Sri Kapaleeswarar. The special invitees at this event were the gurus of […]

December 8, 2017

Live music performances; at R. A. Puram

REProduce Artists, from New Delhi, are bringing back their music series Listening Room to The Grid. Six artists from Chennai and Bangalore will perform. On Dec 10, from 4 p.m. At The Grid, R. A. Puram. For details visit https://www.instagram.com/thegridspace/http://thegridspace.io/

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