Exhibition, courses, music, play….


Centre for Montessori Training has organised an exhibition and orientation programme on Montessori materials. This will be held at June 30 between 10a.m and 5 p.m. at 2/1, Habib Complex, No.5 Durgabhai Deshmukh Road, R. A. Puram. For details contact 24614301, 99401 64929.


Sprouts, a playschool, has organised a host of after school, activities in its premises. Activities like story telling, clay modelling, Karate classes, will be held throughout the week. For more details call 4207 4072 or 91763 14759.


Complementary library membership is offered to every student who enrols in the Grammar Smart programme, an certificate course in English skills for school children. This is conducted by Small Talk along with The ilovereadin Library.  It is spread over six weekends. The programme includes language games, role-plays and book reading sessions. To register contact 98415 33982 / 96000 87401 or, visit Small Talk- English Language Institute at no. 237, III floor, Kutchery Road, Mylapore.

Management-Labour Academy in association with Sriraksha Counselling and Mediation Centre, an NGO is organising weekend courses on “Labour law one should know for benefit of small scale industries and traders” and ‘the role of counselling and mediation in family matters’ for a fee. Experts in the field will conduct the course. For details call 98400 83193.

Theatre Y is starting funtY 6, a six months program of acting for children. It will be conducted by Yog Japee and his team of trainers. funtY 6 will culminate in a public production “funtYpuri- a Chatpata Churmur for  Children”. This is open to students in the age group 7 to 15 years. Classes will be held at Theatre Y’s studYo, 35, Mandavelli Street, 2nd Floor, Mandavelli. For registration log on to www.funtY.in

Wordsworth for children, has organised interactive half yearly, English learning programs for children. It will be held at L3, basement, Marina Square Apartments, 26, Santhome High Road. Register before June 30 at 4211 9917/ 98840 36630.


“Forever pancham”, a live musical and audiovisual tribute to R. D. Burman, will be held on June 30. This will be held at 7 p.m. at The Music Academy. Singers like Hrishikesh Ranade, Jitendra Abhyankar, Priyanka Barve, Savani Ravindra and Swapnaja Lele will perform in the occasion. For donor passes contact 98412 88631.

Carnatica and Sri Parthasarathy Swami Sabha is organising the TVH Bhakti Sangeet Utsav. The festival will be held at Narada Gana Sabha from July 2 to 7. Anugraha Bashanam by Swami Gautamanandaji Maharaj- Adyaksha, Sri Ramakrishna Mutt, Mylapore will be held at the inauguration. Chinmaya Sisters will present a recital to commence the festival and this will be followed by a spiritual discourse by Suki Sivam on the topic ‘Kalayum Kadavulum’. There will concerts every day. Artistes featured include Anooradha Sriram and Sriram Parasuram and Sikkil Gurucharan. This fest is open to all. For more details contact 94440 18269.


A Tamil stage play “Aaha! Enna Porutham”, will be staged on June 30 at Mylapore Fine Arts Club. It will be held from 7 p.m. to 8.30 p.m. This is presented by “Shrishti” under the auspices of Kartik Fine Arts. Open to all.


Durgabai Deshmukh General Hospital and Research Centre is conducting a free Geriatric check-up camp for senior citizens (above 55 years), from June 30 to July 31 except Sundays. There will be free cataract surgery for deserving patients. This will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 11, Dr. Durgabai Deshmukh Road, R. A. Puram. For details call 2493 8311.


Lecture on Premamoorthy Bhagavan by B. R. Kumar on July 1 at 5 p.m. at Ramana Kendram, 41, Alarmelmangapuram, Mylapore. Open to all.


A pattimandram on the title ‘Bakthiyil sirandhadu yaar? Hanumana.? Seethaya?’ will be held on June 30 at Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan. Starts at 10 a.m. The chief guest will be Arandhai Manian. Passes will be available at the venue from 8.30 a.m. onwards.


A DVD titled ‘Brindamma: Beyond Music’ (Sanskrit Series) will be released on July 2 at 6 p.m. at Sivagami Pethachi auditorium, MCTM School, Luz. The DVD is a documentation of the life and music of the legend, T. Brinda. This is written and directed by S. B. Khanthan. It will be released by Gopalkrishna Gandhi, Chairman of Kalakshetra. The documentary will be screened at 6.45 p.m.