Classes, workshops

Workshop for kids and housewives from Feb.1 in basic drawing, oil painting, pencil shading, Tanjore painting and SuvarChittram at Bamboola Play School, 73 Venkatakrishna Iyer Road, R. A. Puram. [opp. Grand Sweets & snacks]. Contact 98844 15750.

Small Talk- English Language Institute’s is starting a new weekend course for school children from Jan.28. The course will help students grasp the concepts better, improve their exam scores and apply grammar in everyday conversations. This is open to children of the age groups 12 to 15 years, and is spread over six weekends. The course fee is Rs.2400. To register contact Small Talk- English Language Institute at 98415 33982 / 96000 87401 or visit 237, 3rd floor, Kutchery Road, Mylapore.

The Catholic Women’s Fellowship of Madras is conducting a free four-month training course in basic computer application, spoken English and soft skills to the underprivileged at the Annai Computer Centre located inside the premises of the National Shrine of St. Thomas Basilica, Santhome. Students of standard X onwards can attend this course. Classes will be held in two batches. Timings 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and 4.30 p.m. to 6.30 p.m. Monday to Friday. A registration fee of Rs.50 will be charged. Contact Annai Computer Centre at 2498 1787 between 2 and 6.30 p.m.

Yoga for women (yogasana, pranayama and meditation) classes will be conducted by Swamini Satyavratananda of Akshara Vidya Trust, from February 1 on every Wednesday at Andhra Mahila Sabha, Luz Church Road, Mylapore between 10.15 a.m. and 11.15 a.m. For details call 2432 8087, 98419 83849.

Gandhi Peace Foundation located at Ambujammal Street, Alwarpet is organising a workshop for school students on ‘Peace education based on Gandhian attitudes and actions for empowering children to undertake micro actions for peace’. The workshop will be held on Jan.30 from 10.30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the foundation. For details call 2499 3839.

Ambitions 4 photography located at TTK Road 1st Cross Street is starting its new batch in basic photography from Feb.11. For registration call 2434 8553.