Bhavan’s Cultural Festival 2013 begins with Sai Baba birthday celebrations (9 a.m.), vocal concerts by K. Gayatri (4.30 p.m.) and Nityasree Mahadevan (6.45 p.m.). At Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan Main Hall, East Mada Street, Mylapore, till December 12. Contact 24643420.
Tabtor Math Genie contest for kindergarten kids up to std 6. Advance registration required, free entry. At The Children’s Space, Mookambika Complex, Alwarpet, 4 to 7 p.m. Contact 8754470178.
Documentary on artist Picasso, his life and times. Organised by Gallery Sri Parvati, 28/160, Eldams Road, 5.30 p.m. Contact 24353341.
Vocal concerts by Gnanaprasuna Naresh (6 p.m.) and A. Bhavadharini (7.30 p.m.) with their respective groups. Organised by Shri Purandaradaasar Trust. At Srinivasa Sastri Hall, Luz, Mylapore. Contact 24845684.
Kutcheri by Carnatica Brothers and party, as part of Arkay Convention Center’s 3rd anniversary music festival celebrations till November 28. Organised by Madhuradhwani. At 146, R. H. Road, Luz, 6.15 p.m. Contact 24661130.
‘Music in the Park’ series – slokas and music concert by students of Sree Matha Samarpanam Trust. At Chennai Corporation Park, 5th Cross Street, CIT Colony, Mylapore, 7 a.m. Contact 9952075946.
96th temple cleaning program organized Loka Dharma Seva Foundation Trust. At Vedantha Desikar Devasthanam Temple, near Chitrakulam, Mylapore, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Devotees invited to volunteer. Contact 24981559 / 9444381476.
Vocalist Lakshmi Rangarajan performs at the Musiri Chamber Series at 28,2, Musiri Subramaniam Road, Mylapore, 4 p.m. Limited seating, all are welcome. Contact 9444028676.
‘Pallaki Seva Prabhandhamu’ – a 17th century opera organized by Rasoham. At Narada Gana Sabha, TTK Road, 5 p.m. Contact 9381911977.