This is a listing of local evnets, sales, meetings and more this weekend.
SAREE UTSAV On now till December 30, a sale by Soumya Silks at Alwarpet. Designer soft silk sarees from Kanchipuram, Uppada silks, cotton sarees, block prints, and more. At C. P. Art Centre, 1 Eldams Road, Alwarpet. Contact 9840377809 for details.
On now till January 11, 2014, is an exhibition and sale of sarees and textiles by weavers from Maheswar and Chanderi in Madhya Pradesh, at Mylapore.
Dress materials are also available and there is up to 20% discount on all items. At Mrignayanee, 180, Luz Church Road, Mylapore. Contact 24985497
FAB INDIA SALE
On now till December 29, is a clearance sale on garments and soft furnishings by Fab India. At C. P. Art Centre, 1 Eldams Road, Alwarpet. Contact 9344384123.
On December 30, from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m., Clarion Hotel (formerly Hotel President) is hosting a pizza food fest at its restaurant -The Twenty Fifth Hour. Salads and sandwiches are also on the menu. Average meal – Rs.499. Contact 28472211.
SAI SAPTHAHAM CONTINUES
On now till December 30, the 19th Akhanda Sai Nama Sapthaham is taking place at R. A. Puram.
The 168-hour nonstop prayer program began at 8 a.m. on December 23 and will be completed at 8 a.m. on December 30. A procession will take place at 10 a.m. on the last day.
MYLAPORE ACADEMY ANNIV
On December 31, the Mylapore Academy will celebrate its 59th anniversary at R. A. Puram. Former chief election commissioner T. S. Krishnamurthi will be the chief guest.
WEEKEND ART CLASSES
On January 4, 201, Sri Parvati Institute of Creative Skills, a wing of Gallery Sri Parvathi will announce the launch of its weekend art classes for all ages. The sessions will be held on Saturdays and Sundays from 3 to 5 p.m.
To register, contact 24353341 / 9884075453 for details.
SATTRIYA – DANCES / LECTURE
On December 28, dance historian, scholar, and critic Dr. Sunil Kothari will present a lecture on the Sattriya dance, which is one of the eight Indian dance traditions created in the 15th century 11 a.m. At C. P. Ramaswami Aiyar Foundation, 1 Eldams Road, Alwarpet.
SAATHUPADI AND MUTHANGI SEVA
On January 1, 2014, the lord Ranga Mannar Samedha Lakshmi Narasimhar Sannidhi at Alwarpet will host a special ‘saathupadi’ for the deity called ‘Muthangi’. This sega will begin at 6 a.m. and continue till the evening. A special music concert by Kandadevi S. Vijayaraghavan and party will take place at 9.30 a.m. At 67, Bheemanna Mudali 2nd Street, Alwarpet. Contact 9840987649 / 9444786737 for details.
CHESS TOURNEY FOR CHILDREN
As part of the Sundaram Finance Mylapore Festival 2014, a two-day chess tourney will be organised for children aged below 12 years.
The tournament will take place on January 11 and 12, 2014 from 8 to 10 a.m. at the Chess Square of Nageswara Rao Park in Mylapore.. To register, contact 9445866507 between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m