Events for the week ahead; lectures, yoga, talks . .


Meet My Pet – a one-day pet photography session by Tailshots. At Vanilla Children Place, R. A. Puram, 8 a.m. onwards. On a register-and-pay basis. Contact 42066660.

Sizzle 2013 – cultural fest of Sri Venugopal Vidyalaya School. At 15, Sringeri Mutt Road, Mandaveli, 8 a.m. onwards. Contact 24938648.

‘Impressions’ – painting exhibition by Alphonso Doss and other senior artists. Till August 31. At Gallery Sri Parvati, 28/160, Eldams Road, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Contact 24353341 / 9884075453.


Annual Sports Day of Sir Sivaswami Kalalaya HS School. Mylapore DCP Lakshmi is chief guest. At 33, Chitrakulam North Street, Mylapore, 4 p.m.


Tree Walk by Nizhal, part of Madras Day celebrations. Starts at Nageswara Rao Park, Luz, 4.30 p.m. To register, contact 9791029568.


Lecture on Hindu scriptures – ‘Nalamtharum Nellai’ by Dr. Sidha Seshayyan. At P. S. Hr. Sec. School, 6 p.m. Contact 24983072.




Solemn High Mass at Our Lady of Guidance Church’s annual feast celebration. Lazarus Church Road, R. A. Puram, 7.30 a.m. Contact 24642433.


Pranayama and meditation classes for men and women (7 a.m.) and lecture on Kenopanishad by Swamini Satyavratananda Saraswathi (8.30 a.m.). At Samskritha Barathi Hall, 5, 7th Street, Dr. R. K. Salai. Contact 24328087.


Free eye screening camp by Kalyan Nagar Association with Udhi Eye Hospital, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Contact 29, West Circular Road, Mandavelipakkam. Ph: 24952997 / 24611674.


Photo walk for children aged 6 to 14 years. Organised by Yocee and Bamboola. Parents must accompany children. Part of Madras Week 2013 (August 18-25). Register at 24611779.




Yoga asana for women (10.15 a.m.) and lecture on Bhagavad Gita 9th Chapter by Swamini Satyavratananda Saraswathi (11.30 a.m.). At Mylapore Club, 39, Luz Church Road. Contact 24328087.


‘Storytelling about Beach and Ocean Eco-Systems’ by World Storytelling Institute and Chennai Storytelling Association. Part of Madras Week 2013 At Kalaa Manjari, Alwarpet, 4.30 p.m. to 6 p.m. Contact 9840421305. Admission Rs. 150 per head.


Discourse by Dr. R. Krishnamurthy Sastrigal on Viveka Chudamani based on Chandrasekhara Bharati Mahaswamigal’s Interpretation. At Tattvãloka Auditorium. 76, Eldams Road, 6 p.m. Ph: 24328124.


Lecture on Panchadasai by Swamini Satyavratananda Saraswathi. At Mylapore Club, 39 Luz Church Road, 11 a.m. Contact 24328087.


Illustrated lecture on temples in and around Chennai by Dr. Chithra Madhavan. At Tattvãloka Auditorium, 76, Eldams Road, 6 p.m. Ph: 24328124.



Vocal concert by R. Vedavalli and party, organised by Naada Inbam. At Ragasudha Hall, 85/2 Luz Avenue. Contact 24992672.


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