Events for the week


Lecture on Kalidasa’s Raghuvamsam by N. Veezhinathan at P. S. School hall, Mylpore at 5.30 p.m. on April 28. Open to all.

Lecture on Aksharamanamalai by P. Thyagarajan on April 29 at Ramana Kendram, 41, Alarmelmangapuram, Mylapore. Ph: 2461 1397.


State level one day workshop on the intricacies of factories act and contract Labour Act on May 5 at 9.45 a.m. at Deccan Plaza. Mohan Pyare IAS, Secretary to Govt. – Labour and Employment will inaugurated, K. Ayyannu, Chief Inspector of Factories will address the keynote address.This is open to HR executives, managers connected with administration and management of industrial / service organisation.  For registration contact National Institute of Personal Management, Mylapore. Ph: 2811 5599.

Pages InTouch is conducting a media workshop Pillarz from May 1. It is a 10 day work shop which involves field trips to Radio station, TV Station, Internet Center and Press. The workshop is being conducted by AM Academy and is open to children of the age group 11 years and above. For registration please visit Pages InTouch, opp Alwarpet Anjeneyar Kovil, Lane next to Mylai Masala or call 94431 79887, 99529 90462.


Chinmaya Mission is conducting free coaching classes for students in Gita chanting, chapter XII. This will be held at 4 p.m. on Ma 6, 13, 20 and 27 at Sri Siddhi Buddhi Karpaga Vinayagar Temple, 11, 2nd Cross Street, R. A. Puram. Ph: 2435 0270, 99400 26078.


18th Arivukkalanjiyam award, competition for children will be held on May 27 between 9.30 a.m. to 5.30 p.m. at M. T. S. Academy, Mylai Thiruvalluvar Tamizh Sangam, ‘Sri Karpagavalli Vidyalaya’, 4 Mangollai, East Mada Street, Mylapore.  Open to students of classes 1 to 9. Contest will be held in recitation, oration, story telling, mono acting, music. Children who want to participate need to register before May 21 at the above mentioned address or call 2495 1415, 98847 30642.

Bharat Vikas Parishad is conducting a painting contest for children on May 1 at M P Anandh Matriculation School, 10, CIT Colony, 1st Link Street, Mylapore from 10 a.m. to 12 noon. This is held on the occasion of Swami Vivekananda’s 150th birth anniversary. The theme for the contest is “They only live, who live for others…” For registration call 98842 36874, 98400 99170, 94444 40440.


AKP Homoeopathic Clinical Research Centre and Sree Sairam Homoeopathy Medical College is organising Geriatric health care camp at St. Ebbas Matric School, Dr. R. K. Salai, Mylapore on May 6 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.  Open to all. For details call 2811 3300


Punarvasu pooja by Aksharamanamalai Prasadam Vinayogam on April 28 from 10 a.m. to 12.05 p.m. at Ramana Kendram, 41, Alarmelmangapuram, Mylapore.


Vinnyasa is conducting an Affordable Art Show (Art for All) from May 1 to June 30 at its premises. There will be a mix of work by known and unknown artists. The gallery is located at 21/11, 1st Main Road, CIT Colony, Mylapore.

Tangerine and Ilango’s Art Space is presenting ‘Folk Nation’ an exhibiion of painting by Selva Senthilkumar. The exhibition is open till April 30. Tangerine is located at Murray’s Gate Road, Alwarpet.

Prakrit Art Gallery is hosting a group show till April 30. Open between 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. The gallery is located at 102, Greenways Road Extn, R. A. Puram.

Lakshana Art Gallery located at 5/ 13, 1st Street, Abhiramapuram is having a painting display of artist Surajit Chakraborty till Apiril 30.


Kutch Bandhej is having an exhibition cum sale of saris, salwar suits and dupattas at C. P. Art Centre, Eldams Road, Alwarpet. On till April 29.

Aavaranna located at Asoka Street, Alwarpet is having a display of hand-woven Ikat saris and block printed and hand painted Kalamkari with embroidered and appliqué blouses. For details call 2498 8292.


There will be a musical tribute to Rajesh Khanna, Bollywood actor. The concert will feature Shekar and Hamid They. It will be held at Thiruvaduthurai T. N. Raharathinam Audotorium on April 28 at 7 p.m. This is organise by Ananta as a fund raiser for the terminally ill people. For tickets call 98409 10764.


A CD with compositions on 108 Narasimhar kshetrams /runa vimochana stothram and various slogams on lakshmi narasimhar will be release on May 5 at 57, Bheemanna Mudali 2nd Street, Alwarpet. The first copy of the CD will be received by the chief guest R. Srikanth, former cricket player.


Vanilla Children Place and Long Long Ago, the online lending library are organising the ‘Annual Book Fair 2012’ at Vanilla on May 1 from 9.30 a.m. to 7 p.m.  Entry free, all are welcome. It will be held at 89, Bishop Garden, Greenways Road, R. A. Puram. Ph: 4206 6660.

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