Competitions, classes, lectures

DreamZone, in Mylapore is organising a drawing competition for students and public at Nehru Stadium on International Animation Day. It will be held on October 28.

Students who have passed out tenth standard and above can participate. There will also be a seminar on animation, which will be addressed by industry experts on the same day and venue. Registration closes on Oct.26. For more details call 98841 13399.

An inter church music contest will be held at Our Lady of Visitation Church, St. Mary’s Road on Oct.28 from 5.30 p.m. onwards. The contest will be held among the pious associations from different churches. The chief guests will be Jubin, Music Director, Velmurugan, Playback singer. Open to all.

Saranya Chess Centre located at Mandavelipakkam is organising 2nd Jagadeeswari Ammal FIDE – rated chess tournament from Nov. 9 to 11 at the hall of chess a Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium. The last date for entry is Nov.5. For details visit the centre at 5, Arulappan Street, Mandavelipakkam or call 93807 12553.

Free narayaneeyam classes for women will be conducted by Bama Krishnan on Saturdays and Sundays between 3 and 5 p.m. Venue – Ramaneeyam, 17 D’ Silva Road, Mylapore. Ph: 97909 44800.

Upanyasam on Purana baktha vijayam by Alagarkovil Gomatam Mukundachariar Swamigal at Sri Adhikesava Perumal Peyalwar Temple, Mylapore from Oct. 31to Nov.7. It will be held from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. All are welcome. For more info call 2464 3873.

Dr.Chithra Madhavan will deliver an illustrated lecture on `Temples of Kumbakonam and surrounding areas- Part IV’ on Oct.27 at 6 pm at Tattvaloka, 76, Eldams Road. All are welcome.