Classes: spoken English, kirthanas, cricket

Free spoken English and computer classes for first year engineering students is organised by Sivaranga Charities. Classes will be held on all Saturdays from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. and Sundays from 9.30 a.m. to 12.30 p.m. Classes will be held at Raja Muthiah Higher Sec. School, R. A. Puram. Free computer basic classes will be conducted from 6 a.m. to 8 a.m. on all days. This will be held at 54, Salai Street, Mandavelli  (Opp. Karnataka Bank). Prior registration is required. For details contact Dr. R. Chandrasekaran 98410 30040.

Shree Prakash, Cultural Heritage research Centre is organising a three-month course in saint Thyagaraja kirthanas. The course will start from August 6. Classes will be held once a week on Saturday between 4.30 p.m. and 5.30 p.m.
About 10 kirthanas will be taught. This is open to students of 8 years and above.
For details contact 2461 2291.

The language school of Indo -Japan Chamber of Commerce and Industry is starting a fresher program in Japanese language – spoken and written. Classes will be held on Saturdays and Sundays at the Chambers premises. Students attending the class will be sent for Japanese Language Proficiency Test (JLPT) N – 5 in July 2012.
Interested students can contact 2435 2010 or email to

R. M. Manoharan (former Indian Railway cricket coach) is conducting cricket coaching for boys in the age group of 8 to 18 years in R. A. Puram. For more details contact 88076 82878.

Sri Ramakrishna Math, Mylapore is organising yoga courses for men and women at Vivekanandar Illam from August 21 to October 9 on Sunday from 7 a.m. to 8.30 p.m.
The course includes basic yogasanas and pranayama. For more details contact 2844 6188.

In view of Vethathiri Maharishi’s 101st birthday Mylapore Manavalakkalai Mandram is conducting free yoga camp on August 14 and 15 between 10 a.m. and 11 a.m. at their premises at 233, Kutchery Road, Mylapore. Ph: 99625 42859.
Open to all.