Events for the week ahead…


Free eye screening camp organised by S. Ve. Shekhar’s Sri Sukar Charitable Trust and Udhi Eye Hospital. At Kalyana Nagar Association, 29, West Circular Road, Mandavelipakkam, 9 a.m. onwards. Ph: 24952997.

‘Madras then…’ photo and paintings exhibition organised by the C. P. Ramaswami Aiyar Foundation, part of Madras Week celebrations. At Vennirul Art Gallery, C. P. Art Centre, 1, Eldams Road, Alwarpet, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Women Artists of Chennai – exhibition, talk on restoration of art works, and one-day art camp, organised by Association of British Scholars, part of Madras Week celebrations. At Art Houz, 41, Kasturi Rangan Road, Alwarpet, 11 a.m. Ph: 9884039419.

Madras Quiz in Tamil for registered school teams organised by Mylapore Times, part of Madras Week celebrations. At P. S. Hr. Sec. School, Mylapore, 1.30 pm.

‘Temples around Chennai’ – talk by Dr. Chithra Madhavan organised by Namma Mylapore. At Tattvaloka auditorium, Eldams Road, Alwarpet, 6 p.m.


‘Living Statues of Marina Beach’ – Heritage Walk by World Storytelling Institute, part of Madras Week celebrations. Open to all. At Kannagi Statue, Marina Beach, 7.30 a.m. Ph: 9840394282.

Elocution competition for school children organised by the Children’s Club Society, part of Madras Week celebrations. At Children’s Club, 213, V. M. Street, off R. K. Salai, Mylapore, 9 a.m. Ph: 9444026237.

Classes for youth on ‘Select English Poems’ conducted by alumni of Vedanta Academy. All are welcome. At Narada Gana Sabha L-shaped Hall, T. T. K. Road, Alwarpet, 10.30 a.m.  Ph: 9840099859.

‘Insect-Tree Walk’ by ‘Poochi’ Venkat and Rajani Shankar organised by Nizhal. At Nageswara Rao Park, Mylapore, 5 p.m. Registration required. Ph: 9003098613.

Monthly music programme by Malleeswar Sastri and group, organised by Lakshmi Giri Charitable Trust. At Tamil Eyal Isai Nataka Manram, Greenways Road, R. A. Puram, 6 p.m. Ph: 9551678800 / 9176682676.


Workshop for taxi/tourist taxi operators and drivers organised by Association of Geography Teachers of India, part of Madras Week celebrations. At Srinivasa Gandhi Nilayam, Ambujammal Road, Alwarpet, 2 p.m. Ph: 9994641571.

‘How well do you know your Madras?’ – quiz by S. Muthiah, part of Madras Week celebrations, for Rotary and other club members only. At Savera Hotel, Dr. R. K. Salai, Mylapore, 6 p.m.


Kapaliswarar Temple Walk conducted by Pradeep Chakravarthy for Rotary Club at Madras Temple city, for members only, part of Madras Week celebrations. At temple premises, 6.30 a.m.

Talk on Srimad Bhagavatham in Tamil by Swami Paramasukhananda. At Sri Ramakrishna Math, Mylapore, 5.30 p.m.


‘Sri Ganesham Bhaje’ Vinayaka Chaturthi thematic concert by Vasudha Ravi, Aiswarya Shankar and group. At Ragasudha Hall, 85/2, Luz Avenue, Mylapore, 6.15 p.m. Ph: 28151417.


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